Tag Archives: development

Nepal’s Prime Minister inaugurates Nepal Academy library building built with Indian assistance

(11 July 2018) The Prime Minister of Nepal K.P.Sharma Oli on Tuesday inaugurated the Library building of Nepal Academy in Kathmandu. The library has been built with the Indian assistance of NRs. (Nepali Rupees) 43.94 million. PM Oli expressed gratitude to the Government of India for constructing the library. The newly built three-storey library will […]


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400 crore for National Mission on Library

(28 December 2015) India’s Ministry of Culture has approved Rs. 400 crore [US$60 million] for the scheme “National Mission on Libraries – Upgradation of Libraries – Providing Services to the Public” for the 12th Plan period [2012-2017]. The components of the National Mission on Libraries (NML) are : (i)                Creation of National Virtual Library of India […]


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Designers sought for State Library Vision 2020 Redevelopment

An Expression of Interest for a Design Consultant team has been released for the $83 million State Library Victoria Vision 2020 redevelopment project, the Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley has announced. (19 October 2015) The Victorian Government, Australia, is providing $55.4 million for the project, which is to be staged over five years. The […]


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Twelve exciting and important developments due for release by DOAJ

(8 April 2015) DOAJ has a busy year ahead. Among the deliverables are openURL, a landing page for every article, structured metadata, Google Scholar compatibility, subject browser and shareable, stable URLs. These and several more developments are described in detail here.


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IFLA launches webpages on libraries and development

(18 February 2013) IFLA has launched a new set of resources relating to the role libraries play in supporting development. Access to information is one of the core needs of society and libraries are stepping up and fulfilling this need through capacity building, partnerships, training, and access opportunities for everyone. The new webpages (http://www.ifla.org/ict4d)look at […]


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