IFLA WLIC 2016 CONFAB

IFLA WLIC 2016 CONFAB

 by: Irhamni Ali, National Library of Indonesia

On 13-19 August 2016, the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2016 was held at The Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) in Ohio, USA. The theme of the Congress is Connections, Collaboration and Community – a call to action to all libraries and librarians to transform their libraries and themselves into key community assets dedicated to meet the community’s needs. The IFLA WLIC 2016 was participated in by two (2) INELI ASEAN Innovators, namely, Ms. Khanphathat Manotham from the National Library of Laos and Mr. Irhamni Ali from the National Library of Indonesia who both received grants to partake in the Congress.  Mr. Irhamni Ali also presented his paper entitled “Public Libraries and Open Government: A Case Study in Republic of Indonesia.”

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