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The UM Library Staff Participate and Present in the IFLA Virtual World Congress 2021 (2021/08/20)

 

The 2021 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) organized by International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) was held during 17-19 August 2021. The Annual Congress this year has gone virtual. The University Librarian Dr. Jianzhong Wu, together with the library staff Billy Leung, Priscilla Pun, Stephen Lei, Wilson Hoi and Linlin Geng,  who serve as standing committee members or corresponding members  of the professional sections at IFLA, participated in the IFLA Annual Congress and business meetings of the relevant professional sections. Dr. Wu and Priscilla Pun delivered a presentation at the Open Session of the Academic and Research Libraries Section with the title of Turning the Negative into Positive: The UM Library's Practice in Fighting Covid-19. Meanwhile, Priscilla Pun acted as the moderator of the Open Session Q&A for the IFLA Section she serves on.