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Share Your SDG Stories!

The Asia and Oceania Section invites you to share your SDG stories which will be collated and published in a booklet to showcase how libraries in our region support the UN SDGs.

26 Enero 2020

WLIC 2020 Open Session Call for Papers

Theme: "Sharing our stories: libraries in Asia and Oceania supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)"

26 Enero 2020

The Next Library 2020 Satellite

Next Library is an international gathering of forward-thinking library professionals, innovators and decision-makers. The Next Library 2020 Satellite is making its debut in the Southern hemisphere this October and you’re invited!

14 Enero 2020

The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) holds Congress 2019

The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) successfully conducted its Annual Congress last November 19-22, 2019 at the Tagaytay International Convention Center in Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines.

14 Enero 2020

Third National Library Research Symposium 2019 (NatlibSYMPO 2019)

The National Library & Documentation Services Board of Sri Lanka conducted the National Library Research Symposium on Library and Information Science (NatlibSYMPO 2019), in collaboration with the Asia & Oceania section of IFLA, on 31 October 2019 at the National Library premises, Colombo.

14 Enero 2020

ICDL 2019: Digital Transformation for an Agile Environment 06-08 November 2019

The sixth edition of the International Conference on Digital Landscape – ICDL 2019, themed ‘Digital Transformation for an Agile Environment’ was held at The India Habitat Centre IHC, New Delhi in November 6–8, 2019.

14 Enero 2020

E-Library, Archives and e-Government Conference in Nay Pyi Taw

The Department of Historical Research and the National Library of Myanmar, in cooperation with the Library & Archives Solutions Pte Ltd (LAAS) (formerly known as Cybrarian Ventures Pte Ltd) and LanTro (Myanmar) Co., Ltd., organized the E-Library, Archives and e-Government Conference at the National Library of Myanmar (Nay Pyi Taw) on 18 October 2019.

14 Enero 2020

2nd National Conference on Development of Digital Libraries in IPR Regime (December 21-22, 2019)

Madhu Limaye Library of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow organized two days 2nd National Conference on Development of Digital Libraries in IPR Regime on December 21-22, 2019.

13 Enero 2020

The 2019 Southeast Asian Librarians Seminar

The National Library of China (NLC) held the 2019 Southeast Asian Librarians Seminar in Beijing and Tianjin, China from 21t to 29 November 2019 with the support of the Central Academy of Culture and Tourism Administration (CACTA).

13 Enero 2020

Philippines’ 29th Library and Information Services Month “Inclusive, Innovative, Interconnected”

Pursuant to Proclamation No. 837 s. 1991, Library and Information Services (LIS) month is commemorated during November every year. The LIS month celebration aims to promote awareness of the different services of the library as well as the importance of libraries in our community. It also aims to develop a unified calendar of activities for libraries; generate interests about libraries and services; and discover the best practices of outreach services in various libraries across the Philippines.

12 Enero 2020

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