IRC Asia and Oceania Subcommittee

Charge

To promote relations with libraries and librarians in the countries of Asia and Oceania and to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the international relations committee.

Roster

Mr. Buenaventura B. Basco
(Chair, July 31, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
John Hickok
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Michael Bailou Huang
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Yu Huang
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Catherine Lau
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Michael Dowling
(Primary Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2030)
Delin Guerra
(Staff Liaison, December 1, 2022, to June 30, 2030)

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Composition

Purpose: To promote relations with libraries and librarians in the countries of Asia and Oceania and to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the International Relations Committee. The countries covered the subcommittee are Australia, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Vietnam.

Number of members: up to seven

Terms of office: two years

Term limits: four years

ALA IRC Asia and Oceania Agendas and Reports
Asia & Oceania Country/Region Library Resource List

INTRO:

This webpage is a list of library resources in the countries/regions of Asia & Oceania:

East Asia: China, Hong Kong/Macau, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan

Southeast Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

FULL PAGE: https://libraryguides.fullerton.edu/c.php?g=1142370&p=8334642

Staff Liaison

Michael Dowling, Director, International Relations Office, inside U.S inside U.S. (800) 545-2433, ext. 3200, outside U.S. 312-280-3200, Fax: (312) 280-4392, mdowling@ala.org

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Get Involved

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