Two Blog Posts about Singapore Libraries in IFLA ARL blog by Gulcin Cribb

The blog managed by IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Section published two posts by Gulcin Cribb, the University Librarian of SMU which we think may be of interest to members.

Trends in Singapore (May 2017)
https://blogs.ifla.org/arl/2017/05/15/trends-in-singapore/

This is a brief introduction to academic libraries in Singapore. It also highlights some of their key collaborative activities like information literacy, staff development and international conference organization. She also covers developments in scholarly communication, community engagement, spaces, facilities, and finally assessment.

Great exaggerations! Death of Libraries (January 2018)
http://blogs.ifla.org/arl/2018/01/25/great-exaggerations-death-of-libraries/

This is a tongue-in-cheek response to the often-heard prediction that libraries are dead.

 

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