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Open Session 154 Libraries: Create Spaces - Inspire Dialogue - Empower Community - Asia and Oceania 08:30 – 10:30; August 27,2019

The open session of Regional Section for Asia and Oceania plans to contribute to this year’s WLIC theme of “Libraries: Dialogue for Change”, by exploring how libraries have empowered their communities by way of creating trusted space and stimulating dialogue.

7 Agosto 2019

Now Available: IFLA Asia and Oceania Regional Quarterly News - July 2019 Issue

We present to you the July 2019 issue of our IFLA Asia and Oceania Regional Quarterly Newsletter.

29 Julio 2019 | Asia and Oceania

Message from Sanjay K Bihani, Chair IFLA-RSCAO (2017-2019)

Dear colleagues, It gives me immense pleasure to address you through our section e-newsletter once again.

25 Julio 2019


Sanjay Kumar Bihani is recently elected and appointed as Chair of IFLA-Division V (Regions) covering regions of Africa, Asia & Oceania and Latin America and Caribbean and a Member of IFLA Governing Board and IFLA Professional Committee for 2019-2021.

25 Julio 2019

Note from IFLA Regional Office

Dear friends and colleagues, We have already passed half of 2019 and many events have taken place. Colleagues have come and left. It is the end of the current term but new friends have joined us in the coming term.

25 Julio 2019

Call for Participation: Survey on “How to Get our Voices Heard at IFLA”

We invite you to participate in the research titled "How to Get our Voice Heard at IFLA?", which is being conducted by members of IFLA Regional Division V including Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Africa, Asia and Oceania (A&O) Sections with the objective of identifying strategies to increase the number of members from our region at IFLA decision making position and in its activities and congresses.

25 Julio 2019

The 1st Executive Board Meeting of CONSAL XVIII, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 21 – 22 June 2019

Cambodia is very pleased to become the host of the 18th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL). It is the first time that the country hosted CONSAL since its interception in 1970.

25 Julio 2019

The Future of Libraries Conference held at IIM Bangalore from 26 - 28 February 2019

Never in the history of librarianship has the future of libraries been discussed as it is in the current era. Premature obituaries were nothing new in every period on the demise of libraries ever since technology permeated into our lives. Adding to this narrative, the literature, and discourses replete with ideas and frameworks on how libraries are repositioning or negotiating their space within institutions to reclaim the central position to attract funds to strengthen their infrastructure and resources.

25 Julio 2019

The 9th International Conference on Information Capital, Property & Ethics (ICPE 2019) held in the Zhuhai Campus of Beijing Normal University

The 9th International Conference on Information Capital, Property & Ethics (ICPE 2019) held in the Zhuhai Campus of Beijing Normal University is co-sponsored by School of Government, Beijing Normal University and Southern Big Data Exchange Center. The focus was on “Frontier and current hot topics of information policy, information rights and information ethics concerning new practical theoretical issues”.

25 Julio 2019

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