Monthly Archives: January 2016

Bodleian colouring book competition

(30 January 2016)  Don’t miss this opportunity to join in with the current colouring trend and apply your colouring skills to images from the Bodleian’s collections. There’s a colouring book to get you started. Don’t forget to share your final product on social media with the hashtag #ColorOurCollections! The New York Academy of Medicine has […]

January 31, 2016 2:15 pm

Singaporean team with Chancellor George Yeo on a three day visit to Nalanda University

(30 January 2016) Towards the end of January, a group of donors, supporters and friends of Nalanda University from Singapore and Hongkong visited Nalanda from 24 to 26 January 2016. The group was accompanied by the Nalanda University Chancellor Mr George Yeo. It included donors who have contributed to the gift that will design, build and […]

January 31, 2016 1:27 pm

National Conference of Public Librarians 2016

(22 January 2016) The National Library of the Philippines (NLP) in partnership with the Association of Librarians in Public Sector, Inc. (ALPS, Inc.) and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through the National committee on Library and Information Services (NCLIS) cordially invites you to the National Conference of Public Librarians on 7-10 March 2016 with the […]

January 28, 2016 9:11 pm

New video helps researchers make informed publication choices

(28 January 2016) Think. Check. Submit. The cross-industry campaign that helps educate researchers about the criteria they should look for when selecting where to publish their work – has today made available a new video that highlights some of the key questions that researchers should ask when assessing a journal. The video accompanies downloadable posters […]

January 28, 2016 8:50 pm

INASP survey of Bangladesh publishers provides learning points on practices, trends and challenges

(27 January 2016) A recent INASP survey of Bangladesh’s publishing sector provided key learning points that are informing current and future projects and activities in the region. The survey asked editors-in-chief, editorial board members, managers and other scholarly journal staff about trends and patterns in the publishing sector in Bangladesh. 86 responses provided key information […]

January 28, 2016 8:39 am

Project on Information Literacy Policies and Standards at IATUL member libraries

(26 January 2016) The IATUL Special Interest Group for Information Literacy (SIG IL) promotes collaboration and sharing of best practices among IATUL members in the area of information literacy. In accordance with IATUL’s organizational profile the main focus of the special interest group is on methods and practices specific to an academic environment. The aim […]

January 28, 2016 8:19 am

National Library of China outlines New Year plans

(26 January 2016) The National Library of China has announced its list of events for the upcoming Spring Festival. A New Year couplet contest will be one the interactive games processed via its website. A New Year couplet exhibition will be run from Jan 26 to give an introduction of the Chinese couplet culture. The […]

January 28, 2016 8:13 am

NTU hiring Librarian/Senior Librarian – Art, Design & Media Library

(26 January 2016) NTU Libraries invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in its Art, Design & Media Library to provide tailored professional services and information support to staff and students in the Digital Animation, Digital Filmmaking, Interactive Media, Photography and Digital Imaging specializations. The successful candidate will help develop, manage and […]

January 26, 2016 5:16 pm

NTU Libraries hiring Library Executive/Senior Library Executive – New Media Group

(26 January 2016) NTU Libraries invites applications for the position of Library Executive in its New Media Group – a unique library division using new media technologies to support learning, research and innovative library services. The successful candidate will support the NTU community in using blogs and mobile services, and thus needs to be a […]

January 26, 2016 5:13 pm

Yale-NUS College Singapore hiring Senior Librarian/Librarian, Humanities

(26 January 2016) Yale-NUS College seeks  innovative, self-motivated and service-oriented professionals to provide research assistance and instruction, and build collections to support the teaching, learning and research needs of the YNC community. The librarian will undertake subject responsibilities in support of the Humanties faculty, and lead in one or more of the following operational areas: […]

January 26, 2016 5:11 pm

University of Queensland chooses Ex Libris Alma and Primo for resource management and discovery

(21 January 2016, Adelaide, Australia)  Ex Libris, a ProQuest® company announce that The University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, Australia has selected the Ex Libris® Alma® resource management solution and the Primo® discovery solution, replacing the University’s previous Innovative Interfaces library system. UQ Library evaluated a number of different products before selecting Alma and Primo. […]

January 23, 2016 8:11 am

Elsevier’s new educational platform Advances in Gastrointestinal Cancer helps physicians care for gastrointestinal cancer patients

New Online Resource Centre provides free access to the latest research (21 January 2016, Amsterdam)  A new educational online Resource Centre focused on gastrointestinal cancer gives healthcare professionals free access to the latest peer-reviewed research, cutting-edge data and case studies to help them treat patients more effectively. Elsevier’s Advances in Gastrointestinal Cancer Resource Centre, which […]

January 23, 2016 8:03 am

ProQuest shines new spotlight on library content and student savings

New integration of the Summon® discovery service and SIPX® course materials solution encourages use of library holdings to help students and schools save money (19 January 2016,  Mountain View, CA) ProQuest has introduced an integration of the Summon® discovery service with the SIPX® course materials solution that delivers libraries an innovative, cost-saving approach for the […]

January 22, 2016 4:25 pm

Asian open access meeting

(22 January 2016) The National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Japan and COAR are co-organizing a meeting of the Asian OA Community in Tokyo, Japan on March 4th, 2016 in conjunction with the Research Data Alliance meeting. The aim of this meeting is to establish an Asian community of practice which can share OA related […]

January 22, 2016 8:25 am

Vijita de Silva Research Award 2015/16

(20 January 2016) The Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) has announced the ‘Vijita de Silva Research Award’, the annual research award for the best completed research in Library and Information Science (LIS) field in Sri Lanka. The award comprises a cash grant of Rs 50,000.00 and a certificate. The announcement, brochure and application form are […]

January 21, 2016 8:36 am