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International Digital Library Conference (IDLC)
It with great pleasure that the National Library of Malaysia (NLM) invites you to attend the International Digital Library Conferences (IDLC) which will be held from 8th - 10th April 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with the theme "Preserving and Sharing Digital Resources Through Co-operation and Collaboration".
This Conference is jointly organized by the National Library of Malaysia (NLM), Librarians Association of Malaysia (PPM), Multimedia Development Cooperation (MDeC) and Petrolium National Berhad (PETRONAS) and also held in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014 (VMY2014).
The conference aims at creating and implementing regional cooperation and collaboration digitisation programmes to enable information sharing, networking and preserving of rich and diverse digital resources that support social and economics development, education and research, tourism and creative industries.
For more information about the conference, please visit http://www.pnm.gov.my/idlc. For further inquiries you may contact Mrs. Nor Obaidah binti Abidin at +603-26871815 / email@example.com and Mr. Wan Mohamad Fazali bin Mohd Salleh at +603-26871776 / firstname.lastname@example.org or e-mail email@example.com
1st International Conference of Public Librarians
In celebration of the 55th Public Library Day in the Philippines, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts – National Committee on Library and Information Services (NCCA-NCLIS), National Library of the Philippines (NLP), Association of Librarians in Public Sector (ALPS), Inc. and Cebu Public Librarians Association (CPLA) are very pleased to inform you that the 1st International Conference of Public Librarians will be held at Sarrosa International Hotel and Residential Suites, F. Cabahug St., Ayala Access Road, Kasambagan, Cebu City on March 19-21, 2014.
The theme of the activity is “The Role of Libraries in Serving Differently abled Persons (DAPs)”. The objectives are: 1) to raise awareness and understanding about DAPs, 2). to learn the best practices in libraries and its role in serving DAPs globally, regionally and adapt them to libraries in the Philippines, 3) to know the status of library services for DAPs in the country, and 4) to serve as venue for discussing local and international legislations concerning DAPs.
The Conference fee is Php 3,500.00 inclusive of am/pm snacks and lunches. Payments may be made by cash or check payable to: Association of Librarians in Public Sector (ALPS), Inc., BDO Account No.: 4510 878446. For hotel accommodation, participants are advised to make direct arrangements with hotel management and other hotels in the vicinity.
For inquiries or clarifications, please call (632) 310-5035 local 204/205, cellphone no.: 09178718216 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PASLI 36th General Assembly and National Conference: Envisioning the 21st Century School Library
The Philippine Association of School Librarians, Inc. (PASLI) in cooperation with Bicol College, will conduct its 36th General Assembly and National Conference entitled “Envisioning the 21st Century School Library” on April 23-25, 2014 at the Regional Education Learning Center (RELC), Rawis, Legazpi City, Albay.
The seminar-workshop aims to help administrators, professional librarians and non-professionals working in both public and private school libraries to:
1. prepare the foundations for the establishment of a 21st century school library;
2. upgrade their knowledge and skills in performing library-related tasks and services consonant to the information needs of the K-12 curriculum;
3. update themselves on the latest trends and goals for competitive and cooperative librarianship as envisioned in the ASEAN 2015;
4. observe and promote love of the Philippine culture and history.
For more information, please visit the PASLI website.
Ms. Marie Joie Lobo – 0917-8459527 - email@example.com
Ms. Gemma Cuña – 02-9217316 loc. 230 / 0917-6219572 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Cristina Larracas – 02-8439998 loc. 200 / 0918-5351188 - email@example.com
Mr. Mark F. Moraña - 02-4266001 loc. 6201 / 0917-8630217 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to access online registration form.
Call for Papers: 6th Rizal Library International Conference
The Rizal Library seeks papers for its 6th International Conference to be held on October 23-24, 2014 at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines. This year's theme is "Leadership and Change: Setting Directions, Braving the Odds". This conference aims to highlight how leadership and change affect librarians and libraries, from the most mundane to the most complex facets of library and information practice today.
We welcome proposals on the following topics: library management and leadership, responsive leadership, mentoring, communicating change, and political, economic, social, technological and environmental changes in libraries.
Paper proposals must be submitted on or before March 31, 2014 using the following format:
Title of the paper
Topic of the paper (choose one of the topics enumerated above)
Paper abstract (should not exceed 250 words)
Curriculum vitae with photo (indicate achievements and/or publications for the last five years)
Please submit paper proposals to: email@example.com.
For more information, please visit the website.
12th Annual Library Leadership Institute: Library Leadership in the Asia Pacific Century
The 12th Annual Library Leadership Institute will be held in Shanghai from 16-20 May 2014, in conjunction with Fudan University Library, Shanghai.
The theme of the 12th Institute is “Library Leadership in the Asia Pacific Century”. This annual event has two major goals: to develop and enhance library leadership and management skills and to facilitate contact and collaboration between library leaders throughout Asia as well as those involved in Asian librarianship internationally.
The facilitators/presenters of the 12th Institute include:
l Mr. Jeffrey Trzeciak, University Librarian, Washington University Libraries United States
l Mr. Howard Amos, University Librarian, Otago University, New Zealand
l Mr. Wu Jianzhong, Director, Shanghai Library, China
l Dr. Y. C. Wan, Deputy University Librarian, The University of Hong Kong Libraries
l Peter E. Sidorko, University Librarian and Institute Director, The University of Hong Kong Libraries
The costs for the institute cover instructor fees, course materials, four nights lodging, breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Applicants may apply for a partial scholarship by checking the Scholarship Requested Box on the application form and attaching a brief statement indicating why financial support is critically needed.
Applications must be received by 1 March 2014. Those accepted into the program will be notified by 7 March 2014. A cheque (HK dollars or US dollars) for the full cost of the workshop will be due by 11 April 2014.
Basics of Preservation, Conservation, Restoration & Data Curation
The Special Libraries Association, Asian Chapter (SLA-Asia) will conduct a three-country training-workshop on the “Basics of Preservation, Conservation, Restoration & Data Curation” to be held on March 24-25, March 27-28 and April 10-12, 2014 in Vietnam, Laos and the Philippines respectively. This is in partnership with the:
*Goethe Institut (GI), National Library of Vietnam (NLV), National Library of Laos (NLL)*
*Aquinas University of Legazpi (AQ), Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines (ASLP)*
The main objective of the said project is to bridge the gap of learning by linking respective institutions through collaboration and sharing of valuable ideas and expertise in the fields of preservation, conservation, restoration and data curation. It specifically aims:
Ø To provide training-workshop to better understand the theories and methodologies concerning preservation, conservation, restoration & data curation;
Ø To know the fundamentals, philosophy latest trends, best practices & international standards of preservation, conservation & restoration;
Ø To better understand the trust and support of the respective governments in the field of preservation & conservation;
Ø To address the preservation & restoration concerns for archives; artifacts; films, tapes & reels; paintings & photographs; and rare books & manuscripts;
Ø To promote great interest in preserving & conserving National Heritage;
Ø To prepare participants in cases of emergencies and disasters
Librarians, conservators, archivists, records officers, support staff, other information professionals and interested individuals are most welcome to attend.
*National Library of Vietnam*
*31 Trang Thi Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam*
*National Library of Laos*
*Corner Thanon Setthathirat/ Thanon Pangkham, Ban Xiengyeun Thong, Muang Chanthaburi, Vientiane, Laos*
*Aquinas University of Legazpi*
*Rawis, Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines*
*Resource persons for the Philippines: *
Ø *Mr. Reinhard Feldmann, **Director /Special Adviser, Handwriting, Historical Collection & Preservation /History & Book Science, University of Münster, Germany *
Ø *Ms. Marie Villemin Partow, **Publications Officer, WHO Western Pacific Region*
Ø *Ms. Milagros Ong, **Director, Supreme Court of the Philippines Library*
Ø *Ms. Maita M. Reyes, **Chemist-Conservator, Phil. Assoc. for Scientific Conservation, Inc. / Lopez Museum & Library*
Ø *Mr. **Benedict Salazar Olgado, **Head Archivist, National Film Archives of the Philippines*
FREE -- SLA Members; participants in Vietnam & Laos
*P2,500* -- participants in the Philippines (live-out only; food during the cultural visit is not included) and *P2,000* for early bird (ends Jan 31, 2014)
For registration and further inquiries, please contact any of the following:
*Shirley Ingles-Cruz* firstname.lastname@example.org
*Dir. Phan Kim Dung *email@example.com
*Dir. Khanthamaly Yangnouvong* firstname.lastname@example.org
*Ms. Ma. Luisa Madlangbayan *email@example.com
BiblioCARE ’14: Biblioguidance and Developmental Bibliotherapy Service for Libraries, Library Personnel and other Information Professionals
Venue: St. Joseph’s Resthouse, Episcopal Mission Compound, Sagada, Mountain Province
Date: April 24-25, 2014 from 8am to 5pm
Sponsoring Association: MUNPARLAS Library Association, Inc.
Backpackers' Conference fee: Php5100.00 inclusive of meals (except dinner) and snacks, conference kits and certificates
Bus (Chartered) Transportation: Php1,600.00
2-Day Accommodation: Php1,200.00
Live-out participants and accompanying persons are welcome to join.
Optional packaged tours are available.
CHED/DEPED endorsements are being applied.
You may also join: Ocular & After Christmas Cold Special Group Trip Sked: December 26-29, 2013 for Php3,500 w/o food