Asia and Oceania Section

Division: Regions

The main objectives of the Section are to initiate, promote and facilitate the development of library and information services and the library profession within the five sub-regions of Asia and Oceania: West Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Oceania. The Section works in cooperation with the other Regional Sections and all of IFLA's Sections and Core Activities, especially the Action for Development through Libraries Programme.

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Last update: 13 April 2017

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Christine Mackenzie Elected as IFLA President-elect 2017-2019

Christine Mackenzie has automatically elected to serve as President-elect for the term 2017-2019. She will then serve as the President of IFLA from 2019-2021.

16 March 2017

Conference Attendance Grant - Deadline extended to 8 March 2017

The Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARL), with generous sponsorship by Ex Libris and Sage, is offering THREE (3) Attendance Grants for the IFLA Congress in Wroclaw, Poland 2017.

27 February 2017

Call for Papers - "The Challenge of Multiple Identities"

Genealogy and Local History Section joint with Asia and Oceania Section and Information Technology Section invite presenters from a wide range of countries to discuss what they have learnt from projects with a multi-ethnic component. 15-17 August 2017

24 January 2017