Top ten reasons to love a library

(12 April 2018) Did you know that Americans check out more than 2 billion items each year from their public libraries? It’s true! Over 68% of the people in this country have a library card. In celebration of National Library Week here in the United States, Turnitin has crafted the Top Ten Reasons to Love […]

April 13, 2018 - 7:45 am

Deakin University hiring Manager Collections and Information Resources

(10 April 2018) The Manager, Collections and Information Resources will work closely with The Library Executive, Managers Faculty Library Services, in order to successfully fulfil the requirements of the role.  They will build and maintain effective client relationships across the University, particularly with the University Solicitor’s Office, the Disability Resources area, and Academic and Faculty […]

April 10, 2018 - 8:03 pm

Eclat hiring Regional Product Manager, Southeast Asia

Regional Product Manager – S.E. Asia (Job Code –ÉclatRPM08) Designation:                          Regional Product Manager Hours:                                    Full time Reporting To:                        CEO Academic Background:        MBA, MLSc (Master of Library Science) Experience:                            2 -5 yrs experience in product management and sales functions Number of positions:            3 Location:                                Malaysia, Taiwan and Japan (Ready to Travel for the […]

April 10, 2018 - 10:42 am

WHO is hiring a Library and Information Specialist

(8 April 2018) The Library and Information Networks for Knowledge (LNK) is located in the department of Strategy, Policy and Information (SPI) within the cluster of Director General’s Office (DGO). LNK provides access to knowledge from WHO as well as to other sources of scientific literature produced around the world. WHO Library resources and expertise […]

April 9, 2018 - 9:31 am

University of Melbourne hiring Education Librarian

(7 April 2018) The Education Librarian provides leadership and direction to deliver library services that support the teaching, learning and research outcomes of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) and affiliated research centres. ALIA has the job description. Closing date is 19 April 2018.

April 8, 2018 - 7:32 pm

Arup, Hong Kong, hiring Digital Initiatives Librarian

Responsibilities: • Develop strategy for adopting digital platform to information management and library services • Develop, provide, evaluate and enhance digital systems and the service portfolio • Evaluate and make recommendations concerning the selection and implementation of new digital technologies to enhance reference services and library instruction • Create assets for e-learning initiatives and promotion […]

April 5, 2018 - 3:39 pm

Asia and Oceania (RSCAO) Mid-Term Meeting & Seminar, Seoul, 9-11 April, 2018

(3 April 2018) The RSCAO Mid-term Meeting and Seminar 2018 will be held on 9-11 April 2018 in Seoul hosted by Korean Library Association (KLA) and National Library of Korea (NLK). Name of event : Seminar for Cooperation with Libraries in Asia and Oceania Date and time : 2018.4.11 (Wed) 13:30-18:00 Venue : The International Conference Room […]

April 4, 2018 - 10:30 am

BSLA Project Report: Sri Lanka (2015-2018) “Establishment and Promotion of Professional Ethics Culture among Library and Information Professionals”

(27 March 2018) Get inspired by the path taken by the Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) in strengthening their library and information sector! Questions and answers by the project team and the Sri Lanka Library Association. The story about Building Strong Library Associations is here.

March 31, 2018 - 2:37 pm

Can Myanmar’s libraries help combat human trafficking?

(28 March 2018) Since 2016, The Asia Foundation, in partnership with the Myanmar Library Association (MLA) and with support from the Chong-Moon Lee Foundation, has implemented a pilot project leveraging the country’s libraries to raise awareness about human trafficking. The main goal is to empower at-risk, vulnerable young people with a comprehensive package of knowledge […]

March 31, 2018 - 2:23 pm

Singapore-funded programme promotes reading among children

(30 March 2018, HCM City)  More than 7,000 primary and secondary school students in HCM City are expected to benefit from better access to English and Vietnamese books, online and multimedia facilities, and other library resources by 2020 with the launch of the second phase of the Words on Wheels mobile digital library programme yesterday. […]

March 30, 2018 - 3:34 pm

Alma and Primo expand regional presence with adoption by two leading Japanese institutions, Keio University and Waseda University

Alma will support the two leading Japanese universities in strengthening their international positions through close collaboration, automation, and efficient workflows (28 March 2018, Tokyo, Japan) Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Japan’s Keio University and Waseda University have chosen the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and […]

March 30, 2018 - 11:21 am

CDNLAO Newsletter #91 published

ISSN: 1344-722X                         No.91, March 2018 Special topic: Education and training [Australia] Moving to Digital: Virtual Customer Engagement at the National Library of Australia [Indonesia] Fostering Librarian Competence through Education & Training Programs News [Japan] The National Diet Library’s New Online Search and Request […]

March 27, 2018 - 11:09 am

Dementia friendly public spaces

(25 March 2018) Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub, Warrington, is believed to be the first fully integrated, dementia friendly wellbeing building and public library in the UK. “Careful attention has been paid to the design to enable it to be dementia friendly with consideration of colour contrasts, high levels of natural and artificial lighting, acoustics, furniture […]

March 26, 2018 - 9:53 pm

New American Center opens in Yangon

(23 March 2018)  The new American Center opened on Wednesday at the corner of Inya Road and University Avenue in Yangon, the US Embassy announced. The new centre ‘represents the largest single financial commitment’ by the US government in an American Center anywhere in the world, the embassy statement said. The library is open to […]

March 24, 2018 - 10:34 am

National Library of Australia hiring Director, Australian Collections Management

(22 March 2018) The Library requires a talented leader for its Australian Collections Management Branch, which is responsible for the selection, acquisition and control of the Australian physical and digital published collections, including books, journals, newspapers, maps, music and websites acquired through legal deposit. The branch also provides cataloguing services for original and special materials. […]

March 23, 2018 - 11:42 am