We are proud to present the IFLA Asia & Oceania Regional Newsletter (Feb 2022). Download the PDF to dive right into the articles.
The Far North District Libraries in New Zealand have created different workstreams to maximise all staff abilities. The different workstreams are Capability, Digital, Partnerships, Collections, Programmes, Children and Youth Services, and Outreach.
Experimenting with New Methods, Unleashing Ideas, and Leveraging Design to Shape Culture. Design Thinking Fosters Innovation at the AHSF Public Library!3 March 2022
Emanating from the belief that culture is a necessity rather than a luxury, the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF) was established by Arab Bank in 1978 as a pioneering non-profit initiative to support cultural and social responsibility initiatives in the Arab World.
Currently, the preparation of Indonesia's national bibliography is followed by the development of technological innovation through the INLIS application based on the Resource Description & Access (RDA) standard and MARC metadata, and accessed through Beranda | BNI Perpustakaan Nasional RI
With a view of promoting the importance of the SDGs and how Malaysian libraries can support work towards the SDGs in Malaysia, PPM responded with a number of programmes on SDG-related matters.
The digitisation of the Xu Dishan collection and launch of the website has enabled scholars to access the resources from their desks and to contribute to further research into Chinese philosophy and society.
Leaders’ Conversations 2021 – Visualising Our Future: Masterplans of Libraries and Archives (an overview)3 March 2022
an overview of all 2021 Leaders’ Conversations webinar series
The Asia-Oceania committee has set up working groups which are now poised to begin work on the actions assigned to them – and it is important that we show some results, which hopefully we will be able to start reporting on at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in late July.
We are thrilled to share with you the February 2022 issue of the IFLA Asia & Oceania Regional Newsletter, which is the first issue of the year.
We are proud to present the latest IFLA Asia & Oceania Regional Newsletter (Nov 2021).
The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) International Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC) has published 10 stretch targets for the library and information sector in Australia, aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Who Reads Malay Manuscripts? The Impact of the Bollinger Digitisation Project at the British Library28 November 2021
Through the generous support of William and Judith Bollinger, over a two-year period from 2013 to 2015, the British Library was able to digitise its complete collection of Malay manuscripts in a collaborative project with the National Library Board of Singapore.
With the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), restrictions have been imposed on the operation of public libraries in Iran, although other new forms of service have emerged.
This year, the New Zealand Law Librarians Association conference went digital. In a time of uncertainty and cancelled events, the conference committee at the outset decided on hosting a virtual conference.
It is a great honour to have the opportunity to introduce myself in this newsletter.
Please join me in extending a warm welcome to Mr Winston Roberts as the newly elected Chair of the IFLA Regional Division Committee for Asia and Oceania as well as the 19 Members of the Committee.
Our region of Asia-Oceania has a stronger mandate and a new Committee. The Pacific (North and South) is more strongly represented than before. The Regional Council and all the Regional Division Committees are actively preparing their Action Plans which will fit in with IFLA’s overall Action Plan. You will hear more from us in the coming months and years!
The 2nd Forum for the Silk Road International Library Alliance was held on 21 February 2019 at the National Library Building in Singapore.