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Call for Papers — Satellite Meeting, Genealogy and Local History Section joint with the Asia and Oceania Section

Theme: "Local Histories and Genealogies in Multicultural Asia" Date: 22-23 August 2018 Venue: George Town, Penang, Malaysia Bangunan UAB, Event Hall (ground floor), No 21-25 Gat Lebuh China, George Town World Heritage Site, 10300 Penang Organizer: Genealogy and Local History Section joint with the Asia and Oceania Section

15 January 2018 | Asia and Oceania, Access to information, IFLA WLIC 2018

Call for Papers for the IFLA 2018 Open Session of Asia and Oceania Section in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018, 24 – 30 August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : Theme: "Libraries Transformed to Transform Their Communities (Society)" https://2018.ifla.org/cfp-calls/asia-and-oceania-section We expect your proposals! Submission Deadline: Please send your abstract by Wednesday 28th February, 2018

28 December 2017 | Asia and Oceania, Malaysia, Call for Papers, Open Session

Call for Papers: Lebanese Library Association (LLA) 4th Conference

The Lebanese Library Association (LLA) in collaboration with Asia and Oceania Regional Section (RSCAO) of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) invites papers to be submitted for LLA's 4th conference to be held from 9-11 May 2018 at the Le Commodore Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon

20 November 2017 | Asia and Oceania, Lebanon, Call for Papers

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

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