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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 | Asia and Oceania, Awards, India, professional awards

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 | Cultural heritage, Metadata, Preservation, Sri Lanka, Palmleaf preservation, workshop, PAC Centre

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 | Academic and Research Libraries, Grants, Conference participation grants, funding

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 | Genealogy and Local History, Conferences, Asia & Oceania, IFLA Satellite meeting

Participation Grants - IFLA 2017

The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2017 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend IFLA WLIC 2017 by waiving their registration fee. Deadline - 1 March 2017

18 January 2017 | Grants, Conference grants

Call for Papers: Open Session at IFLA 2017 Conference

Regional Standing Committee for Asia & Oceania Section (RSCAO) invites you to submit a proposal for a presentation at its Open Session in Wroclaw, Poland in August 2017.

10 January 2017 | Asia and Oceania, Social inclusion, Society, A & O Section, Conference, Call for Papers, IFLA 2017

ICLIM 2016

1st International Conference on Library & Information Management (ICLIM 2016) was held in Faculty of Social Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka from 21st -23rd October, 2016.

21 November 2016 | Conferences, Sri Lanka, Conferences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

IFLA/BSLA Workshop on Promotion of Professional Conduct and Ethics among Library and Information Science Professionals in Sri Lanka

Two workshops have been organized by the Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) and sponsored by Building Strong Library Association (BSLA) Programme of International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), to promote professional Conduct and Ethics among library professionals in Sri Lanka.

21 November 2016 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Profession, Sri Lanka, BSLA, Professional ethics

Call for Participation - New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget

National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS) - University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in collaboration with Goethe-Institut - Colombo, Sri Lanka is organizing a regional workshop on "New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget" from 21-22 November 2016

19 September 2016 | Buildings and equipment, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Workshops, library buildings

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