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

9th AUNILO Committee Meeting: Preliminary Announcement

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The 9th AUNILO Committee Meeting will be held from 10 to 12 June 2013 in Kuala Lumpur. With the theme “Engaging Users: Initiatives For A Changing Era”, the program is as follows:-

Day 1: 10 June 2013 – Opening address, Keynote speaker presentations, Country report presentations

Day 2: 11 June 2013 – Business meeting, Benchmarking activities

Day 3: 12 June 2013 – Networking activities


The venue for the event is the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur. Hotels which are within the vicinity of the venue are as follows:-

AUNILO Workshop on Library Best Practice: “Leadership In Strategic Deployment For User-Driven Libraries”, 22–25 Nov 2010, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

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The Universiti Brunei Darussalam Library is pleased to invite you to a 4 days Workshop on Library Best Practice for the members of the ASEAN University Network Inter-Library Online (AUNILO) from 22nd – 25th November, 2010 at the Senate Room, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

Dr. Haji Awang Suhaimi bin Haji Abdul Karim, Chief Librarian, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Dr. Haji Awang Suhaimi bin Haji Abdul Karim, Chief Librarian, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Attached are the invitation letter, call for participation note, participants registration and hotel reservation form for your kind attention.

We look forward to receive your positive reply and participation.

Thank you.

3-Day Institutional Repository (IR) Workshop Using DSpace for AUNILO Members

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The University of Malaya Library is pleased to announce a 3-day IR Workshop using  DSpace, for the members of the ASEAN University Network Inter-Library Online (AUNILO) from 25th – 27th May, 2009 at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

View schedule here


Institutional repositories (IR) have become an important source of primary information for researchers and is popularly used in many countries. IR allows management and dissemination of digital materials created by the institution and its members. Setup of IRs especially in universities and colleges is imperative for the long-term preservation, as well as organization, access and distribution of institutional digital materials. Many institutions of higher learning have handed over the responsibility of setting up IRs to the libraries. The library and the librarians now have to empower themselves with the knowledge and expertise of using necessary software to initiate IR.

DSpace is one of the non-profit source software to build open digital repositories. It is easy to install and completely customizable to fit the needs of any organization.

DSpace preserves and enables easy and open access to all types of digital content including text, images, moving images, mpegs and data sets.

Date and Venue

The Workshop will be held on 25th – 27th May, 2009, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm at the Computer Lab, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya see Campus Map (PDF; 420KB)


The Workshop has been designed to facilitate the participants in creating state-of-art digital repositories using DSpace, which include software installation, configuration, customization, digitization and other related workflow operations.

At the end of the workshop, participants are expected to be able to carry out the following activities using DSpace and its associated software:

  1. Install;
  2. Configure;
  3. Customize;
  4. Harvest; and
  5. Use DSpace Interface and its various utility panels.

Participants are requested to bring along their laptops, if possible.

Registration Fee

  • AUNILO member countries = USD50.00
  • Non–AUNILO member countries = RM350.00/USD100.00
  • Students = RM80.00/USD25.00

Registration Form

Download here.


International Conference on Libraries, 15–16 June `09, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

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icol In conjunction with the 40th anniversary of Universiti Sains Malaysia, the Library wish to invite you to the International Conference on Libraries 2009 (ICOL 2009).

This year theme is “Transforming Towards a Sustainable Tomorrow”.

The main objective of this Conference is to provide a platform for knowledge and information professionals from a variety of disciplines to share their ideas, views, experiences and research findings.