Tag Archives: cooperation

National libraries meet in China, seek cooperation

(17 May 2017) A two-day conference enhancing cooperation among key libraries in Asia and Oceania,  opened at the National Library of China in Beijing on Wednesday. The 25th CDNLAO annual meeting gathered 30 delegates from 20 countries in the region to pursue closer connections within this group, including exhibitions, training and sharing of information. The meeting […]


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Springer Nature forges strategic cooperation with three Chinese universities in support of China’s “double world-class” program

(9 March 2017, Shanghai) Springer Nature has signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) on strategic cooperation with Shanghai Jiaotong University, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Beijing Union Medical College and Tsinghua University School of Medicine in Shanghai and Beijing this week. The signing of these MOUs is intended to assist the three universities in […]


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Malaysian librarians seek cooperation with Brunei

(31 October 2016) The Law Librarians Group of Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia (Librarians Association of Malaysia) have expressed interest to organise attachment training programmes for librarians with their Brunei counterparts. This was said by its head of delegation, Anna Kustyana Mukandar, who is also the head of the Law Library at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). “We […]


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Australia, New Zealand and Singapore library associations to work together to deepen ties

(12 October 2016, Canberra)  Australia, New Zealand and Singapore library associations have agreed to work together to promote the library and information sector (LIS) across the three countries and will produce a joint conference in 2018 to be held at the Gold Coast. The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the Library Association of Singapore […]


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Major research library organisations meet to discuss international collaboration

(24 March 2016) The first joint meeting of five of the world’s most prominent academic and research library organisations took place at the British Library in London on Tuesday 8 March, ahead of the Research Libraries UK Conference. The meeting gathered together the elected leaders and executive directors of the following organisations: ARL        Association […]


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Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau agree on public library cooperation

(15 June 2014)  Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau signed a tripartite cultural cooperation plan for 2014-18 at the 15th Greater Pearl River Delta Cultural Co-operation Meeting in Guangzhou today. The three jurisdictions agreed to further strengthen co-operation on public libraries, intangible cultural heritage, and connections between public cultural service mechanisms. Read the story here.


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COAR launches strategic initiative to align repository networks

(26 April 2014) At a meeting in March 2014, several major repository networks agreed to work together to further align their activities. The final report from this meeting is available on the COAR website. As research becomes increasingly global, it is critical to create infrastructure that can connect across geographic boundaries. At the meeting, convened […]


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The national libraries of Malaysia and Taiwan sign cooperation agreement

The 2014 International Digital Library Conference (IDLC) held in Kuala Lumpur 8-10 April 2014 was an opportunity for the national libraries of Malaysia and Taiwan to forge closer ties. The theme of the conference was Preserving and Sharing Digital Resources through Co-operation and Collaboration. NCL’s Director-general Tseng was the keynote speaker, talking on “National Central […]


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CDNLAO Newsletter published

The National Diet Library has published issue 77 of the CDNLAO Newsletter (ISSN: 1344-722X) of the Conference of Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania. The special topic is Reading Promotion and includes news from Brunei, China, South Korea and Singapore. Also announced in the newsletter is that during the IFLA WLIC 79th General […]


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University of Toronto Libraries and National Library of China partner for academic cooperation

(22 March 2013) The institutions, each of which holds the largest collection in its respective country, have been working together for several years to exchange materials, knowledge and best practices. This new international partnership will build on existing cooperative relations to focus on areas such as conservation and preservation, digitization of rare materials, staff exchanges […]


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