Muslim Librarians to Meet in Malaysia

Submitted by birdie on Mon, 10/06/2008 - 16:31

The 2008 World Congress of Muslim Librarians and Information Scientists will take place in Kuala Lumpur next month.

The congress, which is being co-organized by some Malaysian Islam universities and librarian societies, will be held here on Nov. 25-27 after an absence of 13 years. It is the second time that Malaysia would welcome the congress after the country hosted it in 1986.

Coming up in LISTen #38

Submitted by StephenK on Sat, 09/20/2008 - 17:39
BlogWorldExpo 2008 remains underway and has been a unique event. In many cases, the LISTen production team have been some of the only ones conducting stand-up interviews. Los Angeles-based TechZulu is also on the floor doing interviews. Who isn't here? We've been looking for representatives from CNET and other tech news outlets. They're surprisingly missing.

LISNews Is Going To BlogWorldExpo: Anything You'd Like To Hear About?

Submitted by Blake on Fri, 09/12/2008 - 07:24

The LISNews Podcast (LISTen) team is gathering ideas and concepts to inquire about with BlogWorldExpo exhibitors. This PDF (Or the Website) has the exhibitors listed with brief descriptions of what they do as well as their websites. Full questions need not be posed, just areas to explore.

An Idea For A New Online Library Technology Conference

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 08/13/2008 - 10:15

Steve Lawson picked up on an idea from Meredith Farkas for a new online conference "that sort of fits into the big space between something like Internet Librarian and something like Code4Lib." He brings up some good questions:
What would such a conference cover?
Who would teach or present at such a conference?

Running Digital Library Software On An Ipod?

Submitted by StephenK on Wed, 07/30/2008 - 20:19

Writing in the Greenstone Blog, Dr. Ian Witten of the University of Waikato brought light upon a paper presented at the recent Joint Conference on Digital Libraries held in Pittsburgh. Dr. Witten noted that New Zealand had more contributions to the conference accepted than South America, Africa, and Australia combined.

'Libraries landmark for intellectual society'

Submitted by Blake on Sun, 07/06/2008 - 03:12

Borneo Bulletin - borneo,Brunei Darussalam - 'Libraries landmark for intellectual society'
The Brunei Darussalam Library Association (BDLA), with the support of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), organised a two-day national symposium, which began yesterday morning.
The symposium, held at the university's central lecture theatre, focused on library development surrounding its theme "Libraries: the Landmark for Intellectual Society".