Library Development


Conference on "World Library and Conference Congress"
24-30 August 2018

Our Librarian has attended 84th IFLA General Conference and Assembly “World Library and Conference Congress”, at KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, on 24-30 August 2018. IFLA  is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession. The Librarian learned alot from this conference, such as IT innovation in libraries and information technology, library management leadership and roles, library services, SDG related to library’s role. Especially, she could expand network from this conference. 





Training on "Library Instruction and Library Service"
11 August 2018

Our librarian attended a training on “Library Instruction and Library Service” on 11 August 2018, at American Corner Cambodia, Main Library, PUC






Participating in Cambodia First Library Festival and RULE Academic Fair

8-10 December 2017, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

From 8-10 December 2017, the Center participated in the First Cambodia Library Festival held in the National Library, organized and supported by ten associated libraries, the UNDP and relevant ministries. The objective of this event was to promote a culture of research and reading in Cambodia and to showcase the general public the benefits of using libraries for their study and research. The Library Festival also aimed to raise awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in relation to the role of libraries in helping Cambodia to archive SDGs, particularly Goal 4, which is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education. The Center’s library was one of the ten leading libraries from different academic institutions in Cambodia to exhibit their resources and general information about heir works and activities.

On 9 December, the Center also participated in another academic event namely the Academic Fair for 2017 held in RULE and organized by RULE. The event aimed to provide a showcase for students and academics with regard to academic activities, curriculum program, and publications of all RULE departments and research offices.

In both events, the Center was given a booth where the Center can display its human works, activities and resources. In this regard, the Center designed banners for the booth with colorful pictures of its various academic activities. There was also a four-pages brochure designed to provide general information about the Center’s human rights works, activities and resources as well as the Center’s address, contact, website and Facebook page. The brochure was printed 250 copies and distributed widely to the general public at the two events The Center was also able to showcase all of its publications on counterparty human rights issues and its current research projects to the general public. More importantly, the Center’s Librarian spent the whole three days at the Center’s booth to provide constant information service to the general public at the Library Festival while the Center’s student volunteer and staff covered the Academic Fair event at RULE. The two events were very successful in generating the public interest to participate in academic events and to promote the important role of library in quality education. The two events attracted a large turnout of thousands of students, academics, and the general public. There were also various entertainment and contest programs to spice up the events.





CSHL Monthly Newsletter 2017

The aim of CSHL monthly newsletter is to bring present-day human rights and humanitarian issues to people’s attention, especially students by providing a snapshot of updated information and burning issues that have human rights implication. The monthly newsletter is prepared in a simplified text of not more than one page to ensure that everyone can read and grasp a human rights issue. On the right side, there is a range of updated information on library’s hours, public holiday, CSHL’s upcoming events, and resources available at the library. The monthly newsletters were prepared by CSHL’s researchers as well as its international and national student interns, which are released on the first week of the following month on CSHL’s information board, website, and Facebook.





Westlaw Training by CSHL's Librarian
3, 6, 7, 10 October 2017

Westlaw is an online legal research service that houses a unique collection of legal and regulatory information. Westlaw provides you with instant access to over 40,000 databases. For building research capacity and support legal research articles and journals, the Center’s librarian has been providing training to students on Westlaw and online human rights resources to students since 2015. Our Librarian, Mrs. TUY Sophorn provided Westlaw training to students four times in October 2017, specifically on 3rd, 6th, 7th and 10th October 2017. The training took one hour and a half for each session.




Training on "Product & Service of Libraries in Digital Age"
11 July 2017

Our librarian, Mrs. TUY Sophorn, attended the presentation that presented by Prof. John Hickok, MLIS, MA. The presentation was held at Pannasastra University of Cambodia, on 11 July 2017. The presentation aimed to strengthen capacity building of librarians in Cambodia to improve their service providing and digital using.  





Training on "Library Management and Dewey Classification"

1 July 2017

With collaboration between Library Director of the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) and Cambodian Young Librarianship, RULE held training entitled “Library management, 5S and Dewey Classification” on 1 July 2017. A Librarian, Tuy Sophorn attended this training for acquiring good knowledge of library management and Dewey Classification which can build her capacity building in managing library and can improve library service in the future




Meeting with PUC Librarians on Human Rights E-Resource 
25 May 2017

For improving the Human Rights Resource Research Online, a Librarian, Tuy Sophorn held a meeting with Librarians from PUC on 25 May 2017, at CSHL. This meeting was discussing how to put all human rights and law resources into a correct category. 





Training on "Leadership and Librarian Training"
31 March 2017

A Librarian, Tuy Sophorn attended training entitled “Librarianship Training” at the University of Cambodia. The training was provided by Mr. Greg Bem, an American Librarian at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. This training focused on patron service, community leadership and librarian instruction. 





Training on "Human Rights E-Resources Learning"
23 March 2017

Mr. Karl Adam, a librarian from LUND University, visited Center for the Study of Humanitarian Law from 22-23 March 2017. A Librarian attended training with Karl Adam these two days, acquired new knowledge on how to use and manage Human Rights E-Resource Platform. At the same time, Karl Adam, promised to update Human Rights E-Resource Platform and website for the Center.