AUNILO Institutional Repository Discovery Service is Now Available

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Developed dan hosted by Universiti Utara Malaysia, the discovery service is now available at http://aunilo.uum.edu.my/.

AUNILO Institutional Repository Discovery Service

AUNILO Institutional Repository Discovery Service

12th AUNILO Meeting

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Universiti Brunei Darussalam Library will be hosting the 12th AUNILO Meeting from 23rd to 25th May 2016, which will be held at the Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Advancement (ILIA), UBD. The meeting is coordinated by the AUNILO Secretariat and the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat.

The theme of the meeting is Enhancing Electronic Resources Capacity in Libraries: Addressing Trends, Issues and Challenges, which will focus on how libraries can make continuous assessment of electronic resources in university libraries and promote awareness and visibility among their users. They will also look at the need to explore and identify best practices and possible areas of cooperation or resource sharing amongst its members in an effort to enhance the electronic collection and services provided.

The meeting will start with a keynote address by Dr. Peter Sidorko, University Librarian, from the University of Hong Kong, with the theme Digital duress: challenges and opportunities in Hong Kong academic libraries, followed by a presentation on Introduction to ASEAN Cyber University Project and KERIS by Dr. Cholstis Dhirathiti, AUN Deputy Director.

There will also be presentation of country reports by each of the AUNILO member county. Twenty-three universities of the AUNILO countries will be attending the meeting represented by the Library Directors, Chief Librarians and Executive members of AUNILO.

In conjunction with the meeting, a workshop will be held from 26th – 27th May 2016, with a theme Evaluation and Assessment of Electronic Resources in Universities Libraries. This workshop will be facilitated by Mr. Heng Kai Leong, and Ms. Tamera Hanken, both from the Singapore Management University, and a senior librarian, Merhane Mohamed Salleh, from the Universiti Brunei Darussalam Library.

The workshop has been designed to assist the participants to evaluate the usage of eResources continuously specifically in meeting their institutions’ ROI; to be able to share best practices in evaluating the eResources with the users in mind and ensuring their libraries’ collection development policies are in line with the current trends in acquiring eResources. The targeted audience for this workshop will be library directors, chief librarians, senior librarians and other professional librarians.


6th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society (ICOLIS2016), 20 & 21 September 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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The theme is
Romanticizing the Library: Creating What Users Need and Want

We sincerely invite submissions on idea, practice and research in the context of the global interest in making libraries attractive, glorious and enriching life, taken in a broad sense. See more at http://umconference.um.edu.my/ICOLIS2016


AUNILO Strategic Planning Meeting

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Since AUNILO initiation in the year 2003, it has been organizing its annual meeting and planned activities among the member countries and accomplished series of initiatives to boost online resource sharing among AUN members. In the 10th AUNILO Meeting in April 2014, the Member Universities have decided to hold a Strategic Planning Meeting to come out with an action plan that would help in enhancing the visibility of AUNILO. The objectives of the meeting is to discuss the relevance, dynamics and directions of AUNILO and to prepare a blue print which could help in securing the funding for a more efficient management of AUNILO activities in the years to come.

The 1st AUNILO Strategic Planning Meeting was successfully held from 22nd – 24th September 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand hosted by the Office of Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University.


5th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society (ICoLIS2014), 4–5 Nov 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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The Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya and the University of Malaya Library are pleased to announce the hosting of the 5th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society. The conference will be held at The Boulevard Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia between the 4th – 5th November 2014.

The Theme – Library: our Story, our Time, our Future

Visit ICoLIS2014 website at http://umconference.um.edu.my/ICOLIS2014

2013 in review

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AUNILO 2013 Presentation Slides Now Available for Download

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The presentations slides from the 2013 meeting are now available for download at http://aunilo.org/committee-meetings/9th-meeting-malaysia-2013/.

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