Tag Archives: Aligarh Muslim University

Under court pressure, Aligarh Muslim University agrees to open library to women

(9 October 2016, Lucknow) Under pressure from the Allahabad High Court, India, the Aligarh Muslim University has agreed to open its Maulana Azad library – one of the best in Asia – to women students and provide extra security in the area. The court’s order came today during the hearing of an appeal that said women […]


Are women allowed to enter the Aligarh Muslim University Library?

(13 November 2014) Controversy is brewing in India about women using the main library of the Aligarh Muslim University, a prestigious place of learning. Its Vice Chancellor,  Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah, has been reported as saying that “There would be four times more boys in the library if girls were allowed in.” His remarks have […]


Library conferences in Asia 2019

Keep up to date with what’s happening in libraries in the region. If you have a conference to announce, please send its details to marketing@igroupnet.com. A searchable version of this list which includes conferences held in the past ten years is here. 2020 2020 SLANZA Conference New! The Wellington SLANZA Conference takes place 27-30 September […]