To implement the 2016 Work Plan, from 2-3/6/2016, in Da Lat city, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a Conference - Workshop to summarize the 5-year operation of the public library system and implement targeted programs for culture (2011-2015). Attending the Conference - Workshop, to the central agencies, we have Mr. Huynh Vinh Ai - Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Mrs. Vu Duong Thuy Nga – Director of Library Department; Mrs. Kieu Thuy Nga - Director of National Library of Viet Nam; Mr. Pham The Khang - Chairman of Vietnam Library Association; to Lam Dong province, we have Mr. Phan Van Da – Provincial Commissioner,Vice Chairman of Lam Dong People’s Committee; Mrs. Nguyen Thi Nguyen - Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism ... and representatives from central agencies, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the libraries in the public library system, representativeness of the Management Board of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Project – Viet Nam.
With the permission of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, from 24-26 May 2016 in Da Nang city, National Library of Viet Nam in accordance with Library Department organize Summarizing Conference for the information technology application of public library system (2006-2016). In the spirit of seriousness, responsibility, straightforwardness, democracy and science, 14 reports and discussed opinions at the conference are focusing on sharing and exchange the following contents: Situation and results of the information technology application, evaluating advantages, difficulties, challenges, defiance as well as specify strategies, plans and propose solutions for the applying effectively information technology to the public libraries’ activities in the upcoming period.
To welcome the election day of the 14th National Assembly and the election of deputies of the People's Councils at all levels for the period 2016-2021; Celebration of 126th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (19/5/1890-19/5/2016), 105 years of Uncle Ho's departure abroad to seek ways to save the country (05/6/ 1911-05/ 6/2016), the National Library of Viet Nam Gallery held an Exhibition of documents with the theme: "President Ho Chi Minh and the National Assembly of Viet Nam" with over 500 materials in images, books, newspapers which were selected by 4 contents: Nguyen Ai Quoc - Journey to seek ways to save the country; August Revolution and The first independence days (1945-1946); the 1st National Assembly (1946-1960); President Ho Chi Minh and the National Assembly of Viet Nam. These exhibited materials generalized the 70-year journey of forming and developing the National Assembly of Vietnam, helping readers and public understand more deeply about the rights and obligations of every citizen, be aware of the true meaning of election day which is the festival of the whole nation, imbued with the idea of building a law-governed state of the people, by the people, for the people of President Ho Chi Minh, contributing to education, especially for the young generation with traditional patriotism, promoting a sense of responsibility in the struggle for national liberation, socialism building and maintaining national defense.
From 17 -19 May 2016, ASEAN Digital Library 2nd Regional Meeting(ADL) has taken place at the National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) with participation of 10 ASEAN countries’ delegates. The digital library project is managed by Singaporean Library Council with the aim of connecting national libraries of ASEAN countries to share and contribute digital resource for ASEAN Community and the global. The main session of the Regional Meeting took place lively with reports and discussions from national libraries. The Regional Meeting records the positive achievements of national libraries of ASEAN countries, including National Library of Viet Nam, National Library of Thailand, National Library Board of Singapore that had great attribution and met high technical requirements in providing data to…