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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Award for Dr Ramesh Gaur, RSCAO Member

Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur, University Librarian, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and RSCAO Member was awarded RSC India Librarians' Choice Award for "Dynamic Librarian" by Royal Society of Chemistry.

8 August 2017

IFLA Palm-leaf Manuscript Preservation Workshop

IFLA hosted a two day workshop to discuss and scope the needs for metadata standards in palm leaf manuscript preservation.

12 July 2017

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