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

UNSW Sydney hiring Scholarly Communication Librarian

(23 March 2018) The Scholarly Communications Librarian provides high-level expertise and strategy to the University and individual researchers on the changing modes of scholarly publishing and communication, in order to help ensure wider visibility and impact of UNSW’s scholarship and knowledge assets. The role provides expert advice to inform the delivery of the Library’s scholarly communications […]

March 23, 2018 - 11:32 am

Javanese manuscripts from Yogyakarta Digitisation Project launched by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X

(21 March 2018) On 20 March 2018 Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X, Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta, visited the British Library to launch the Javanese Manuscripts from Yogyakarta Digitisation Project. Through the generous support of Mr S P Lohia, over the next twelve months 75 Javanese manuscripts from Yogyakarta now held in the […]

March 22, 2018 - 8:13 am

Thailand opens 10th Blue Library

(16 March 2018) The initiative aims to provide well-equipped libraries in rural areas of Thailand in order to promote child literacy. On Valentine’s Day, Beiersdorf Thailand celebrated a handover ceremony of their 10th Blue Library to Wat Nuea School, located in Ratchaburi province to the west of Bangkok. This school was proposed by one of […]

March 18, 2018 - 1:20 pm

Deakin University hiring Director, Digital Libraries and Repositories

(16 March 2018) The position leads the Digital Library and Repositories group, a unit with approximately 17 FTE staff and a salary budget of over $1.5 million. The Director coordinates externally contracted services to the value of around $0.5 million annually, including externally funded eResearch projects, and operational funds for the maintenance of and upgrades […]

March 18, 2018 - 7:25 am

Supporting quality information: libraries and publishers dialogue

(15 March 2018)  Libraries and publishers both play an essential role in the production of, and the provision of access to, creativity and knowledge. In their pursuit of this goal, we are affected by the same trends, and share many of the same concerns. The 35th meeting of the international organisations representing publishers and libraries […]

March 16, 2018 - 4:45 pm

Dutch library home to largest Indonesian collection

(14 March 2018)  The largest collection of Indonesian books, documents and images are far from home: at the Asian Library in the Netherlands. Thanks to the internet, researchers and the general public can enjoy this hidden treasure from afar, as explained by librarians and academics in Leiden last weekend. The Asian Library, officially opened last […]

March 15, 2018 - 4:22 pm

The Chinese University of Hong Kong hiring Senior Sub-Librarian (carrying the job title of Associate Librarian)

(14 March 2018) Applications are invited for:- The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library Senior Sub-Librarian (carrying the job title of ‘Associate Librarian’) (Ref. 180000EO) (Closing date: April 8, 2018) The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Library, a leading research library in East Asia, is seeking a senior academic librarian with the personal drive, […]

March 14, 2018 - 2:15 pm

Apply for the Lee Kong Chian Research Fellowship

(27 February 2018) The Lee Kong Chian (LKC) Research Fellowship aims to facilitate new research and publishing about Singapore and Southeast Asian culture, economy and heritage. This will enrich the Southeast Asia-centric collections and resources of the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library at the National Library of Singapore (NLS) and the National Archives of Singapore […]

March 13, 2018 - 3:21 pm

Relics are ‘returned’ as digital resources

(12 March 2018) China Daily reports that more than 5,300 pieces of ancient Chinese manuscripts have been “returned” from France in digital form and are available online, according to the National Library of China. The online resources have been provided by France’s national library, which holds more than 7,000 original copies of the Dunhuang manuscripts. […]

March 13, 2018 - 7:29 am

Invitation to attend IFLA 2018 Satellite meetings

(12 March 2018) The call is for participants to register and attend these Satellite meetings held 23rd Aug 2018. Videogames:  Winning strategies for libraries Audiovisual and Multimedia Section joint with the IT Section Planning digital preservation: in for the long run Preservation and Conservation Section joint with the IT Section Reinventing Reference with Technology Transformations Reference and Information […]

March 13, 2018 - 7:15 am

The 16th Annual Library Leadership Institute to be held in Hong Kong

(12 March 2018) Following the successful Institutes held since 2003, the University of Hong Kong Libraries is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Library Leadership Institute with the theme of Beyond the bubble: Libraries leading and collaborating across boundaries. Dates are 13-17 April 2018. This residential Institute will provide library directors and senior librarians from […]

March 12, 2018 - 11:05 am

ICADL 2018 : The 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries

(12 March 2018) Since its beginnings in Hong Kong in 1998, ICADL has become one of the premiere international conferences for digital library research. ICADL 2018 at the University of Waikato in New Zealand offers a valuable opportunity for researchers, educators, and practitioners to share their experiences and innovative developments. The main theme of ICADL […]

March 12, 2018 - 10:56 am

Most extensive Royal Commonwealth Society photograph release yet

(9 March 2018) The Royal Commonwealth Society department has recently published images of approximately 1,500 historic photographs on Cambridge Digital Library.  These photographs have been digitised with the very generous support of the Anstruther Trust, and include many of the treasures of the collection.  They reflect its broad chronological scope and great geographic diversity. The […]

March 10, 2018 - 10:07 am

State Library of Queensland hiring Lead, Collection Building

(9 March 2018) The Collection Building team plays a key role in implementing SLQ’s Content Strategy. Bringing a strategic focus to growing and maintaining SLQ’s Memory and Extraordinary Collections, the Collection Building team applies a comprehensive understanding of existing collections, Queensland history, current trends and clients’ needs to ensure SLQ’s collections are diverse, representative and […]

March 10, 2018 - 10:02 am