Tag Archives: IFLA WLIC 2013

READ Nepal wins innovation award

In August, READ Nepal received a Public Library Innovation Award from Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) at the IFLA WLIC 2013 for its commitment to empowering women in innovative ways at our Model Center in Kathmandu, Nepal. Gender discrimination is pervasive in Nepal—girls’ education is a low priority and as a result, 48 percent of […]


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Library History SIG sessions in Singapore

(13 August 2013) Join the Library History SIG at IFLA WLIC 2013 for papers and discussion of the development of libraries and librarianship in Asia, 21 August 2013, 09:30 – 11:30 am. The list of papers is here.


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From Antiquity to Modernity: A Look at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

An IFLA Public Talk by by Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria, Vice President of the Institut d’Egypte (Egyptian Academy of Science). The Great Library of Alexandria was the most famous library in Classical Antiquity, flourishing as a major hub of scholarship in the Ptolemaic Dynasty. Rooted in a similar tradition, the […]


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Beyond Access at IFLA WLIC in Singapore

(30 July 2013) When the world’s librarians gather in Singapore at IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress in August, Beyond Access will be there to share and learn the latest on how public libraries are contributing to development goals. How are libraries helping make governments more transparent? How are they bringing women into political discussions? […]


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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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A new repository for managing IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress content

(22 July 2013) IFLA President Ingrid Parent today launched the IFLA Library (library.ifla.org), a repository for IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) papers and, in future, other IFLA publications: The IFLA Library is part of IFLA’s Digital Content Programme Key Initiative, and is designed to provide a repository to collect together IFLA’s own publications […]


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Li Ka Shing Library hosts satellite meetings as IFLA 2013

The Li Ka Shing Library of the Singapore Management University is hosting several satellite meetings at the 79th IFLA Conference.  They include IFLAcamp2; Making ends meet: high quality design on a low budget; Making better laws – the unique role of the parliamentary library and research services; and Global sharing of open access content. More […]


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Rare and special collections in the Asian or Oceanian context

The Southeast Asia Library Group, SEALG, in its blog reminds its members that at the upcoming  IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Singapore there will be a full day session dedicated to Asian collections. Session 95 “Rare and special collections in the Asian or Oceanian context — Rare Books and Manuscrips with Asia and Oceania” […]


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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. 2019 November 2019 National Library and Information Technicians Symposium 2019 Discover Diversify Dive […]


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