Tag Archives: Kuala Lumpur

Spreading library values through global dialogue – IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress

(11 December 2017) IFLA exists in order to empower the library field. Within our community, it supports discussion and debate, and provides tools and guidance to help libraries and library associations. It also promotes the work of libraries to decision-makers, and advocates for the laws, values and funding frameworks that will enable its members to […]


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Call for papers: “Is knowledge management the new library science?” Satellite Conference 23 August 2018

(28 November 2017) Venue: Xiamen University Malaysia campus (XMUM), Salak Tinggi, Selangor, Malaysia (15 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport) Conference website: https://sites.google.com/view/ifla2018km/ The one-day Satellite Conference aims to understand, describe, and demonstrate how KM and library science intersect and differ, especially in terms of how graduates of library science programs use the skills and […]


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Win € 2000 plus registration and travel to IFLA World Library and Information Congress 24-30 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(7 November 2017) Win € 2000 plus registration and travel to IFLA World Library and Information Congress in 24–30 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Apply for the 2018 IFLA – BibLibre International Library Marketing Award. The IFLA Section on Management and Marketing in collaboration with BibLibre, Paris, France, has the pleasure to announce the IFLA – […]


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Call for volunteers for IFLA WLIC 2018 Kuala Lumpur

(30 October 2017)  The Malaysian National Committee of International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2018 (https://2018.ifla.org/) is calling for Volunteers for the Congress, 24th through 30th August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur! Up to 300 positions are available. Volunteers must be 18 years of […]


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84th IFLA General Conference Assembly, WLIC 2018, Malaysia

(11 October 2017) Registration for the 2018 IFLA World Library and Information Congress is now open. The 84th IFLA Conference will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 24-30 August 2018. Attendees can register via the Congress website. Please note that if you registered for one of the previous IFLA Congresses since 2012 via the […]


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Malaysia hosts 2018 World Library and Information Congress, event to spur RM44.4million in earnings

(14 December 2016, Kuala Lumpur) The country is expected to generate RM44.4 million ringgit  from the 84th International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC). The winning bid for the congress was led by the Librarians Association of Malaysia (PPM) and National Library of Malaysia (PNM) with support from […]


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How can we inculcate reading and bring back the library culture among Malaysians?

(17 November 2016)  The Malaysian Digest asks what lies ahead for libraries now that books can be compressed into small devices. Expert opinions were sought  about how Malaysian  libraries are coping with changes in reading habits. Libraries in and around Kuala Lumpur were visited and the views of librarians about what motivates their patrons to spend […]


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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia hosts Asia Open Access Summit 2016

(15 November 2016) On 14 and 15 November 2016, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) (Community of Practice), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysian Research and Education Network (MYREN) and SIFULAN organized the Asia Open Access Summit 2016 at INTEKMA Resort & Convention Centre. Many participants were the Open Access practitioners and academicians. More details, URL: http://ahmadfaizar.blogspot.my/2016/11/asia-open-access-summit-2016.html […]


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IFLA WLIC 2018 to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(18 August 2016) During the Closing Session of IFLA WLIC 2016, IFLA President Donna Scheeder officially announced the host location for the World Library and Information Congress 2018 is Malaysia. The conference is scheduled for 24-30 August 2018. 2018年国际图联世界图书馆与信息大会:马来西亚吉隆坡 A detailed press release is here.‎ The announcement is here. CMW has more.


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The 6th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society announced

(3 March 2016) The University of Malaya Library and the Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya have announced the hosting of the 6th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society, ICOLIS2016. The conference will be held at The Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar on 20th – […]


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The 14th Annual Library Leadership Institute announced

The 14th Annual Library Leadership Institute, Library Leadership in a Disruptive World: Today & Tomorrow, will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22 to 26 April 2016. As usual, the Institute is organised by the University of Hong Kong Libraries, this year in conjunction with the iGroup, Monash University Malaysia Library and Taylor’s University Library. […]


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Diamond Jubilee Conference on Librarians for the Cyber World

(11 May 2015) The Librarians Association of Malaysia (PPM) is celebrating PPM’s 60th Year (1955-2015) with a conference: Diamond Jubilee Conference on Librarians for the Cyber World. It takes place in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, 14-15 September 2015. More here.


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Library conferences in Asia 2018 – 2017

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, 20-23 […]


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