Tag Archives: Malaysia

Participation grants for 40 Malaysia delegates in IFLA World Library and Information Congress

(14 March 2018) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 has made funds available from Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia (PPM) & Access Dunia Sdn. Bhd. to provide support for 40 Malaysian delegates to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. These grants are under the jurisdiction of the Malaysia National […]


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Invitation to attend IFLA 2018 Satellite meetings

(12 March 2018) The call is for participants to register and attend these Satellite meetings held 23rd Aug 2018. Videogames:  Winning strategies for libraries Audiovisual and Multimedia Section joint with the IT Section Planning digital preservation: in for the long run Preservation and Conservation Section joint with the IT Section Reinventing Reference with Technology Transformations Reference and Information […]


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Entries for IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year now open

(1 March 2018) Entries are now open for the IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year Award. First offered in 2014, the Award is a wonderful opportunity to showcase new public library buildings and associated programs, and consider their impact on the community. The award is presented to a library anywhere in the world that best […]


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RDA all-day conference on August 23, 2018, hosted by the National Library of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur

(2 March 2018) This event is organized by the RDA Board. It will be held at the National Library of Malaysia, 232 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. Join the conference for a full-day event focused on RDA, and looking particularly at the ways in which RDA is evolving to accommodate the needs of cataloguing communities […]


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Al-Tibb: healing traditions in Islamic medical manuscripts

(22 February 2018)  Medicine in Islam carries a history of enquiry, innovation and change. Through and through, the search for knowledge occupies an esteemed place in the Islamic worldview. Al-Tibb: Healing Traditions in Islamic Medical Manuscripts attempts to make manifest this journey of discovery and accomplishments. A selection of manuscripts, along with accompanying objects, seeks […]


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Satellite meeting: E4GDH Call for papers Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, thursday 23 August 2018

(2 February 2018) Health and Biosciences Libraries Section is sponsoring a new special interest group, Evidence for Global & Disaster Health [E4GDH] Theme: Evidence for global and disaster health – where are we now and where do we need to be E4GDH will contribute to this year’s WLIC theme of “Transform Libraries, Transform Societies” with a […]


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Visit Singapore libraries pre- and post- IFLA WLIC 2018

The Council of Chief Librarians (CCL) and the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) welcome you to the IFLA WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and extend a neighbourly invitation to you for library visits in Singapore. If you are transiting or stopping over in Singapore and have some free time on either Thursday 23 or […]


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IFLA World Library and Information Congress participation grants

(15 January 2018) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by providing them with a free registration. Priority is given to those applicants: who are a first time attendee to […]


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Call for papers: Metropolitan Libraries programme at WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur

(2 January 2018) IFLA’s Metropolitan Libraries Section invites you to submit a proposal for its programme at the 84th IFLA World Library and Information Congress to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-30 August 2018. Theme: “Sanctuaries in the city: the public library as a safe space” The Section intends to explore how public libraries […]


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Call for papers: Librarian fashion: what does the way we dress say about us?

(30 December 2017) The topic of Librarian Fashion opens a myriad of questions: Should librarians wear a uniform? Can we wear tattoos? Should we dress with dignity – and what does dignity mean? What about piercings? Jewels? Religious or political symbols? Does it depend on a personal choice, on the country we live in, or […]


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Call for poster presentations: Another opportunity for Malaysian librarians to participate in IFLA WLIC 2018 Kuala Lumpur

(26 December 2017) Rashidah Begum Fazal Mohamed writes that IFLA WLIC 2018 is another opportunity for Malaysian librarians to excel in the poster sessions. At WLIC in Wroclaw the poster presentation The Buggy Ride @ Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda Library, Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia won the Best IFLA Poster 2017 award. Once again IFLA WLIC […]


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Access Dunia Online Conference 2017 : Shaping the Future Library Services Through People & Skills

(27 December 2017) Access Dunia Online Conference 2017 was held on 1st November 2017 in  Subang Jaya, Malaysia. Speakers included Dr Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, CEO & President, IGI Global, (recorded video speech), Mr Michael Qiu, Library Relations Manager, ACS Publications and,  Dr Wong Woei Fuh, Consultant, iGroup (Asia Pacific) Ltd. The event was attended by more […]


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Call for Papers: Knowledge Management Section joint with Academic and Research Libraries Section and Rare Books and Special Collections Section

Theme: “Digital scholarship and knowledge management: building confidence in the digital world” (13 December 2017) This session at IFLA WLIC 2018, Kuala Lumpur, will explore issues of trust in digital libraries, and the impact of those issues on digital scholarship.  Knowledge management plays a critical role for libraries and organizations seeking to establish trustworthy digital […]


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Call for Papers: The IFLA’s Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section is organizing an open session during the 2018 WLIC in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

(22 December 2017) The theme is Transform Resource Sharing-exceed expectations. IFLA invites papers of all sorts but are especially interested in hearing your experience from the field regarding a broader aspect of ‘sharing’ resources and ideas of users’ perspectives and expectations. The topics of interests include but are not limited to: Resource sharing activities of […]


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IFLA Call for Papers: Genealogy and Local History Section joint with the Asia and Oceania Section

Theme “Local Histories and Genealogies in Multicultural Asia” Date 22-23 August 2018 Venue George Town, Penang, Malaysia Bangunan UAB, Event Hall (ground floor), No 21-25 Gat Lebuh China, George Town World Heritage Site, 10300 Penang Organizer Genealogy and Local History Section joint with the Asia and Oceania Section Host organization Areca Books/Think City  in  cooperation […]


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