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Library TikTok Challenge from 15 June - 15 July 2021

June 15, 2021

Unlocking your creativity and win cash prizes !  Create a TikTok video about a library based on your creativity aligned with the ICoLIS 2021 theme "Reimaging Libraries for a Post-Pandemic World". View more...

Announcing ICoLIS 2021 Keynote Speakers

April 28, 2021

We are excited to announce the Keynote Speakers for ICoLIS 2021 will be Dr.Rashidah Bolhassan, Barbara Lison and Prof. Dr. Cassidy R. Sugimoto



The Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya and the University of Malaya Library are organizing the 8th International Conference on Libraries, Information Society 2021 (ICoLIS 2021), which will held virtually on 18th and 19th August 2021.

The aim of the conference is to bring together the Library & Information Science (LIS) professionals to exchange and share new ideas, experiences and research. 

The main objectives are:

  • To provide opportunities for sharing and discussion of the current status, innovations, trends, research, directions, solutions, issues and challenges adopted in the fields of LIS.
  • To explore ways and reality-based scenarios in developing new models in library and information services.
  • To examine issues related to consolidating technology, information resources, knowledge and skills into strategic competencies in order to strengthen the role of libraries and information in servicing the community
  • To foster cooperation and collaboration among stakeholders, challenge, debate, learn and optimize the contribution of scholarly research, innovative programs and strategies in libraries


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