Tag Archives: Vietnam

14th AUNILO Meeting website announced

(21 May 2018) The 14th AUNILO Meeting takes place 2-4 July 2018  followed by a training workshop on 5 July at the Learning Resource Center – Cantho University, Vietnam. The theme of this meeting is Digital Scholarship Trend in Academic Library. The meeting will discuss: - New awareness of libraries’ role in digital information age […]


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RMIT Vietnam hiring Head of Libraries, Digital Services and Vietnamese Culture Collections

(13 May 2018) The Head of Libraries, Digital Services and the Vietnamese Culture Collections provides strategic leadership, compelling vision and effective management for the University’s Library physical spaces, digital services and Vietnamese Culture collections to advance the University’s strategic plan. The Head of Libraries, Digital Services and the Vietnamese culture collections provides high level advice […]


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Singapore-funded programme promotes reading among children

(30 March 2018, HCM City)  More than 7,000 primary and secondary school students in HCM City are expected to benefit from better access to English and Vietnamese books, online and multimedia facilities, and other library resources by 2020 with the launch of the second phase of the Words on Wheels mobile digital library programme yesterday. […]


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Nation’s first international-standard library complex opens in Hanoi

(20 November 2017) The 240 square meters-complex provides about 2,000 books in the Vietnamese, Korean and English languages. It was designed as a “tree of wishes” to attract children to a wide range of cultural activities, such as traditional instrument playing and film screens. “The co-operation between National Library of Vietnam and the Korean International […]


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Be a school librarian in Asia

(23 October 2017) International schools always need librarians. Currently, schools in Taiwan, China, Japan, Vietnam and Myanmar are hiring. TIE Online has the list of vacancies here.


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INSPIRE Library brings fresh air to students

(31 July 2017) Ton Duc Thang University in HCMC’s District 7 has put into operation a new international-standard library called INSPIRE Library with a total investment of up to VND129 billion (US$5.67 million), making it one of the most modern libraries in Vietnam. Covering an area of around 8,600 square meters, the new facility can […]


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Japanese archaeologist’s family donates his library to Vietnam

(25 May 2017) The family of late Japanese archaeologist Nishimura Masanari, an expert on Vietnamese archaeology, has donated his entire library – in all, 7,000 items – to the National University of Hanoi. This includes books, maps and magazines on the Stone Age, early agriculture, Vietnamese Đông Sơn culture during the Bronze Age, and Southeast […]


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E-book library portal on Uncle Ho made public

(10 February 2017) The Ho Chi Minh city Department of Information and Communications on February 9th made public the city e-book library portal themed “Studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology, ethics and lifestyle”. The portal will update works by Uncle Ho, reportages, news and stories on Uncle Ho; and examples of studying and […]


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People’s Police Academy, Vietnam inaugurates e-library with RoK assistance

(12 December 2016, Hanoi) The People’s Police Academy inaugurated its e-library – a joint project with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), during a ceremony in Hanoi on 12 December. Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Public Security Bui Van Nam thanked the Republic of Korea (RoK) government and KOICA for assisting Vietnamese police […]


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The formation of the British Library’s Vietnamese collection

(23 August 2016) This two-part illustrated blog by Sud Chonchirdsin, Curator for Vietnamese, discusses the great lengths to which the British Library went in order to acquire publications from war-torn and politically-divided Vietnam. The Vietnamese collection was originally held in the British Museum’s Department of Oriental Printed Books and Manuscripts. Unlike the large numbers of […]


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Literacy prize-winner answered the call of his ancestors to start library revolution in rural Vietnam

(1 September 2016) Young Vietnamese man Nguyen Quang Thach thanks two generations of his family for his passion and drive to bring books to the most rural areas of his country. His brainchild, The Center for Knowledge Assistance and Community Development (CKACD), has been awarded the 2016 UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize for its programme […]


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Five librarians selected as 2017 IFLA/OCLC Fellows

(16 August 2016, DUBLIN, Ohio) OCLC, along with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), has named five librarians selected to participate in the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program for 2017. The program supports library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies. The 2017 IFLA/OCLC Fellows were announced today at a […]


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LIS eLearning programs in Vietnam

(13 July 2016) The IGI Global article Perceptions and Viability of Launching LIS E-Learning Programs in Developing Countries: A Vietnam Case Study explores the factors influencing readiness to launch e-learning of a Library and Information Science (LIS) program in a developing country, with a focus on understanding attitudes toward e-learning and the viability of transitioning […]


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Toy library brings joy to children with disabilities in Vietnam

(8 July 2016) Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) in Vietnam opened a toy library at a center for children with disabilities in Ho Chi Minh City, aiming to bring joy and help the children there make progress. The toy library, the third one in Vietnam, will benefit 75 children at Hoang Mai Center in Go Vap […]


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The Library Project hiring Viet Nam: Southeast Asia Fundraising Manager

(19 January 2016) The Library Project is looking for a fundraiser to contribute to the growth of a diverse and sustainable funding base for its programs in Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos) The Library Project donates books and libraries to under financed rural primary schools and orphanages in Asia. Excellent spoken and written English […]


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