Tag Archives: Delhi

Shift books, library told

(6 July 2018, New Delhi) Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Delhi Public Library to remove hundreds of books from its dilapidated branch in central Delhi, saying they could get damaged in the monsoon. A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar said most of the books at the […]


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ICoASL 2019 takes place in India

(12 June 2018) The Sixth International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL 2019) on Libraries and Librarianship in Digital Plus Era takes place 14-16 February 2019 at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India. It is organised by the Special Libraries Association, Asian Chapter in collaboration with the Institute of Economic Growth, Ambedkar University Delhi, Society for Library […]


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2nd International Conference of Asian Libraries

(4 May 2017) The Dr. Zakir Husain Library, Jamia Millia Islamia, New  Delhi and the Asian Library Association, New Delhi are hosting ICAL-2017, the 2nd International Conference of Asian Libraries, 26-28 October 2017. The theme is Expanding Digital Footprints: Role of Libraries  & Information Centres. Download the conference brochure. Headquartered at New Delhi, the Asian Library […]


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Government to digitise iconic Old Delhi library

(2 January 2017, New Delhi)  The new year promises to be a hopeful one for the iconic Hardinge Library in Old Delhi with plans afoot to revamp the historic institution through digitisation of rare books and restoration of its century-old building. Authorities are also endeavouring to put this city landmark on a tourism map, besides […]


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Rs 3-crore fund to restore public library in Delhi

(29 August 2015) The Indian Express reports that In a meeting on Friday, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung,  approved a Rs 3-crore [USD 30 million] grant for the restoration of the ailing Hardayal municipal public library in Chandni Chowk. “The Hardayal library is an important signpost of our city’s history. We need to ensure […]


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Library conferences in Asia 2018

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. 2019 LIANZA Conference 2019 The conference takes place in Auckland, New Zealand, 21-23 […]


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