Tag Archives: information

Supporting quality information: libraries and publishers dialogue

(15 March 2018)  Libraries and publishers both play an essential role in the production of, and the provision of access to, creativity and knowledge. In their pursuit of this goal, we are affected by the same trends, and share many of the same concerns. The 35th meeting of the international organisations representing publishers and libraries […]


Read More...


Collaborative behaviours, traditional practices

IOP Publishing and Research Information Network (RIN) release new report on information practices in the physical sciences. (1 October 2015) While cross-border and cross-disciplinary collaborations are breaking down subject siloes across the physical sciences, a culture of traditional and DIY information practices still holds sway among scientists when it comes to the curation, management and […]


Read More...


Credibility: The next challenge in Myanmar’s information revival

(26 July 2013)  Myles Smith writing for Beyond Access reflects on the end to many controls on information.  He notes that ‘without guided access to information and openness from government, biases based on rumors and inaccuracies tend to harden. Beyond Access is seeking ways to help Myanmar’s transition to an open society, where libraries can provide […]


Read More...


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 […]


Read More...