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Two staff of the University of Macau Library participated in the 2023 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) (2023/09/04)


The 88th World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2023, hosted by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), was held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 21 to 25 August 2023. More than 3,000 library professionals from various countries and regions around the world attended. Assistant Librarian Billy Leung and Functional Head Priscilla Pun of the UM Library attended the meeting. They participated in professional work meetings respectively, while Ms Pun also participated in the evaluation of the world’s Best Green Library Award at IFLA. The professional section she belonged to was awarded the IFLA Dynamic Unit and Impact Awards-- Overall Achievement. In addition, a promotional poster of the UM library was displayed in the poster session of the Congress, which had deepened the knowledge and understanding of the UM library in the global library industry.


This conference provided an opportunity to connect and cooperate with libraries around the world, allowing participants to absorb the management experience of excellent libraries, communicate with each other, inspire and enhance professional management and best practices.