Tag Archives: Bangkok

13th AUNILO Meeting announced

(2 June 2017) The 13th AUNILO Meeting will be held from 7–9 August 2017 at Mahidol University, Thailand hosted by Mahidol University Library and Knowledge Center Mahidol University, Thailand. The theme for this meeting is ASEAN Digital Economy: Challenges and Opportunities for Academic Libraries. In the 13th AUNILO Meeting, library activities that support ASEAN’s digital economy […]


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Look inside Bangkok’s first 24-hour library opening soon

(30 March 2017, Bangkok) Located in a four-story art deco building with nearly 5,000 square meters, the Bangkok City Library will finally open to public on April 7. The library is expected to be home to more than 20,000 books in Thai and foreign languages, including a Braille section. Membership is 50 baht for adults […]


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Thailand to host 19th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)

(23 February 2017) Conferences recently announced include RAILS 2017,  Adelaide, Australia, 28-30 November 2017; Connecting the Colonies: Empires and Networks in the History of the Book, Hobart, Australia, 22-24 November 2017;  PLAI Congress 2017 Bacolod City, Philippines, 21-24 November 2017; A-LIEP 2017, 13-15 November 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand; and ICADL 2017, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 November […]


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Ambitious library to carry Bangkok’s literary ambitions

(4 February 2017) Inspired by the late King  Bhumipol Adulyadej,  a grand Bangkok project aims to inspire a new generation of bookworms Work is being carried out quickly on the “Bangkok City Library” with the hope that the library can open in March 2017. Located at Kok Wua intersection at Ratchadamnoen Klang Avenue the four […]


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Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok, hiring Librarian

(18 January 2017) Fully-qualified librarians who have energy, enthusiasm and full commitment to the profession are invited to submit completed application forms. The closing date for applications is Friday 27th January 2017 Shrewsbury International School is located in Bangkok, Thailand. Although it is an independent school, it is closely affiliated to Shrewsbury School in the […]


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Libraries at the Crossroads

(20 December 2016) Following on from the successful Institutes held since 2003, the University of Hong Kong Libraries is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Library Leadership Institute with the theme of Libraries at the Crossroads: Challenges for Leadership. This residential Institute will provide library directors and senior librarians from the Asia region with the […]


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WRITEconference 2017 meets in Bangkok

Exploring how writing, research, and integrity are being shaped by technology for education (31 October 2016) Technology has created a learning environment which transcends the confines of the physical classroom and offers both educators and students a wealth of opportunities and challenges. At the core of this contemporary technological landscape academic writing remains a fundamental […]


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Internship at UN Library, Bangkok

(4 October 2016) This internship position is with the United Nations ESCAP Library, which is part  of the Strategic Communication, Publications and Advocacy team in the Office of the Executive Secretary. The internship is for two months with an opportunity  for  extension, if required by the division. The internship is UNPAID  and  full-time. Interns work […]


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24-hour Bangkok City Library to open in old town

(26 May 2016) Bangkok is preparing to launch a new kind of city library, a reading space that will stay open 24 hours a day and have reasonable membership costs. Located near Kok Wua Intersection on Rachadamnoen Road, the Bangkok City Library will provide both Thai and foreign books as well as a selection for readers […]


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UN librarian internship in Thailand

(6 May 2016) UNFPA’s Asia and the Pacific Regional Office (APRO) in Bangkok, Thailand, is offering an internship to enhance its existing library by cataloguing its physical and digital libraries (publications, gray literature), and developing digital reference tools and conducting research. The resources developed during the internship will be used to further develop communication and […]


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The 23rd Conference of Directors of National Libraries of Asia and Oceania (CDNLAO) 2015

(19 December 2014)  The 23rd meeting of the Conference of the Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania (CDNLAO) will be held on 10 June 2015,  Bangkok, Thailand under the theme of National Libraries for Sustainable Advancement. The details are here.  


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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 The Wellington SLANZA Conference takes place 27-30 September 2020, New […]


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