Tag Archives: Colombo

Preserving cultural heritage – The IFLA Scoping Workshop on Palm Leaf Manuscripts

(22 November 2017) On 6-7 July in Colombo, Sri Lanka, experts, librarians and holders of Palm Leaf Manuscript collections in South and South-East Asia met during an IFLA workshop, to discuss the problem of metadata and digitisation for PLMs in the region. A two-day workshop with 15 participants from around the region took its starting […]


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Call for participation – New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget

(19 September 2016) National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS) – University of Colombo, in collaboration with Goethe-Institut – Colombo, is organizing a regional workshop on New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget from 21-22 November 2016. The objective of the workshop is to empower library professionals on planning […]


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National Conference on Library and Information Studies (NACLIS) 2016

(6 May 2016) The Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) National Conference is an annual event aiming at promoting professional and academic experiences among librarians and information professionals in Sri Lanka. It is scheduled to be held on the 23rd June, at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo. This year’s conference is aligned with national priorities […]


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NILIS International Conference in Information Science (ICIS 2015)

(7 August 2015) The National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS) University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, is hosting the NILIS International Conference in Information Science (ICIS 2015), 12-14 November 2015. The theme of the meeting is  Access to information; methods and measures. Conference details are here. The first day is devoted to a MPhil/PhD […]


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International Conference on Strengthening Cooperation Among National Libraries in South Asia

(1 April 2015) To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Library, the National Library and Documentation Services Board of Sri Lanka has planned an International Conference with the main objective of strengthening cooperation among national libraries in South and Southeast Asia. The conference will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 5-6 August 2015. […]


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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 ALIA National 2020 Conference New! The conference takes place 4-8 May 2020 […]


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