Library Transformation Based on Social Inclusion is one of the Indonesian National Library flagship programs aimed at improving community welfare through libraries empowerment. This program is the First National Priority Program in the library sector and has been running since 2019.
After more than a year, the coronavirus is still very much with us. Countries have channeled most of their financial resources to fight the virus and purchase vaccines to contain the spread. These have impacted many library operations as we compete for funding.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
The year of 2020 that brought immense difficulties has finally come to an end! On behalf of the IFLA Asia and Oceania Section, I wish you and your family a happy, healthy and prosperous 2021.
On 18 September 2020, the International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA) Regional Office for Asia and Oceania and the National Library Board, Singapore jointly organised the inaugural Leaders’ Conversations.
On 29 September 2020, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Regional Office for Asia and Oceania and the National Library Board, Singapore jointly presented the second episode of the Leaders’ Conversations series, which focused on public libraries in the post-COVID-19 world.
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Regional Office for Asia and Oceania and the National Library Board, Singapore jointly held the third and final series of the Leaders’ Conversations on 16 October 2020, which focused on academic libraries in the post-COVID-19 world.
As the incidence of coronavirus is increasingly rising globally, affected countries are taking various preventive steps, including travel bans, remote office operations, country lockdown, and social distancing.