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Leaders’ Conversations: National Libraries in the Post-COVID-19 World

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.

1 Diciembre 2020

Leaders’ Conversations: Public Libraries in the Post-COVID-19 World

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.

1 Diciembre 2020

Leaders’ Conversations: Academic 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.

1 Diciembre 2020

Innovations and Adaptability in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals in Bangladesh

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.

29 Noviembre 2020

The Indonesian Librarian Day and the 47th Anniversary Celebration of Indonesian Library Association

The Indonesian Library Association (ILA) celebrated its 47th Anniversary on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 and announced officially the ILA’s Anniversary day as Indonesian Librarian Day.

29 Noviembre 2020

Message from the Asia Oceania Regional Office

Hello Friends, Libraries around the world are still affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis has been the catalyst for change. Many libraries have strengthened their capacity of digital libraries and extended e-Lending, allowed access to online resources and conducted virtual programs to users.

29 Noviembre 2020

Message from RSCAO Chair

Dear Colleagues, The global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic has not ceased. The pandemic that has caused so much severe damage to human lives and disruptions to our daily life and work, also brought about unprecedented changes that are reshaping the library communities in Asia and Oceania, as well as the global library world.

29 Noviembre 2020

9th Eurasian Academic Libraries Conference (EALC – 2020) 30 September – 2 October, (online), Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

In light with the growing global concern related to the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as a precautionary measure, the Steering Committee of the Eurasian Academic Libraries Conference (EALC) has decided to reschedule the annual conference from June 16-19, 2020 to September 30 - October 2, 2020. The conference will take place online.

25 Septiembre 2020

APrIGF 2020 Virtual Conference

The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) is going to arrange a free virtual conference from September 27-30, hosted by APrIGF MSG and executed by APrIGF Secretariat.

22 Septiembre 2020

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