Tag Archives: Laos

Military libraries of Vietnam, Laos foster collaboration

(6 Aug 2019)  The Military Libraries of Vietnam and Laos held a conference in Vientiane on August 5 to review their cooperation over the past years and seek future collaboration orientations. More details can be found here.  


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Laos copyright law: EIFL review, recommendations

(14 March 2019) Libraries rely on copyright exceptions and limitations to allow everyday uses of copyright-protected materials, for example, to provide a researcher with a copy of a journal article, to make an accessible format copy for a blind student, or to make a preservation copy. For this reason, many copyright laws include specific exceptions […]


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Research grants from the Endangered Archives Programme

(9 May 2015) The Endangered Archives Programme offers a number of grants every year to individual researchers world-wide to locate vulnerable archival collections, to arrange their transfer wherever possible to a suitable local archival home, and to deliver digital copies into the international research domain via the British Library. The specific focus of this Programme […]


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Buddhist Archive of Photography, Luang Prabang, Laos

(11 March 2014)  The Buddhist archive of photography, Luang Prabang, Laos, is the largest online photobase documenting the recent history of Buddhism in Laos, reports the SEALG website. The digitisation of the original photographs found in Luang Prabang was supported by the British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme. Coming from more than 20 distinct monastery collections, […]


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Be a librarian in Luang Prabang, Laos

Australian Volunteers for International Development is looking for a librarian for the public library of Luang Prabang, Laos, a UNESCO World Heritage town. The AVID volunteer will conduct a needs analysis and work with library staff to develop the action plan which will identify improvements to current operations, strategies to enhance services and steps to […]


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