A successful lecture delivered by Von this morning at one of the avant garde sessions. Congratulations Von!
PLENARY SESSIONS ON PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND COPYRIGHT
8:00 Sessions 9 to 12
Preservation Needs in Southeast Asia
Masaki Nasu, to be presented by Hiroshi Sakamoto
Preservation, Conservation and Access Project at the National Library, Singapore
Mohamed Bin Salim, Makeswary Periasamy
Preservation and Conservation Programmes in the National Library in India
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Sessions 13 to 16
Preserving Filipino Heritage
Shared Knowledge, Shared Heritage: Regional Digitization Programme
Law Relating to Intellectual Property in Burma
Kyaw Zaw Naing
Copyright and Related Laws: Implications for Library Services in the Philippines
Vyva Victoria M. Aguirre
12:00 Lunch Break
PARALLEL SESSIONS ON LIBRARY PROFESSION, LIBRARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Product Presentation (EBSCO)
13:30 LIBRARY PROFESSION: Topics 1 and 2
The Development and Evolvement of a 3-credit Graduate Level Course on Digital Librarianship
The Professionalization of Filipino Librarians
Corazon M. Nera
15:00 Coffee Break
Product Presentation (Floro)
15:45 LIBRARY PROFESSION: Topics 3 and 4
The Transformation of Library Policy and Librarianship in Japan
The IFLA/UNESCO Public Library Guidelines for Development: An
Overview of their Content and Implementation since Publication in 2001
Product Presentation (TLC)
13:30 B – LIBRARY EDUCATION: Topics 1 and 2
Transformation of Information Studies Education: A Case of Convergence and Divergence of Masters Programmes in Singapore
Shaheen Majid, Abdus Sattar Chaudhry
How Do You Integrate Information Literacy into Undergraduate Course Work?
15:00 Coffee Break
Product Presentation (Thomson Gale)
15:45 LIBRARY EDUCATION: Topics 3 and 4
Information Literacy Programmes in the ASEAN University Network: An Overview of Methodology and Achievement
Che Norma Bahri, Rizalawati Ayu Abdul Razak
A Common Textbook of Comparative Librarianship for Southeast Asia Library Schools: A Proposal and Rethinking
Product Presentation (Swets)
13:30 TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT: Topics 1 and 2
Investigating Into Information and Communication Technology Skills in Electronic Information Environment for Teachers
Training of Librarians: Styles and Strategies
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT: Topics 3 and 4
Strategizing Librarians as Human Capitals: A Way Forward for National Development
Shahar Banun Jaafar
The Role and Initiatives of NGOs in Indonesia in Empowering Freedom of Information
This photo was taken before the record number of participants—at any
previous Consal conference—were able to enter the conference hall.
Members of the Executive Board and the guests of honor rise
for the Philippine national anthem. From left: Prudenciana Cruz, Alex Byrne,
Franklin Ebdalin, Tai Ai Cheng, Susima Gonzales, Antonio Santos.
R. Ramachandran began his career as a librarian in Singapore in 1969 and served as Education Officer; Head of Branch Library; Head of Technical Services; Deputy Director of Reference and Support Services; Director, National Library; Deputy Chief Executive, National Library Board; Secretary General, CONSAL; and Secretary General, IFLA. He retired in 2004, and is currently the Executive Director of the National Book Development Council of Singapore.
In 1996, he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) for his outstanding contribution to library development in Singapore. In 2001, he received the Outstanding Community Service Award from the President of Singapore.
Previous Consal Outstanding Librarians are Dato Zaiton Osman (2003) and Antonio M. Santos (2002).
The photo is from the IFLA website.