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20
Nov
charmaine
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A Talk on “Latest Trends in Preservation and Conservation”

Every librarian knows how precious books are, so to see them deteriorate in front of our eyes can be very painful. To that end, on Friday, 26th May 2017, the Goethe-Institute Singapore and the NUS Libraries, in collaboration with the Library Association of Singapore, organised a talk by Mr Reinhard Feldmann on the latest trends […]

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4
Nov
charmaine
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Libraries of the Future – Voices from Around the World

Greetings from the Publishing Committee, and Happy Holidays! Yes, you are probably preparing new workplans and services, and not having a well-deserved break – a librarian’s work is never done! Hence, we have gathered a selection of articles: some to encourage you by looking back at resolutions and hopes from the last decade and remind you how […]

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18
Oct
charmaine
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A Quintessentially British Afternoon at Taylor and Francis  

  There is little wonder why novices do not see the importance of libraries, when search engines provide a deluge of information. This begs the question: What value can libraries provide to stakeholders? What will entice library patrons, especially the millennials and centennials, to libraries, and what would enhance their experience?   In 2016, Taylor & Francis conducted research on how […]

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4
Oct
charmaine
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An Annotated Bibliography Redux: A Story of Bibliographies, Singapore Literature and Digitization.

Singapore Literature in English: an Annotated Bibliography was originally published in book form in 2008, and featured distinctive, even unique features, such as historical “Notes”, abstracts of contents, and information about the availability of each title. The editor-compiler, NTU Professor Koh Tai Ann, collaborated with NTU Libraries to digitize the bibliography on NTU Libraries’ digital […]

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30
Sep
lengfoong
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Recent titles on librarianship (Sep 2017)

Hi fellow librarians, here are some recent titles that may be helpful in your work. If you have any other recommendations, do drop us a mail at publications@las.org.sg. If you would like to borrow the titles via your library, do check if your library has an ILL arrangement with the libraries listed.   Digital preservation for […]

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Dr Bryan at work
26
Sep
justin
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In Conversation with Dr Bryan Chua

Editor: For this edition of the “In Conversation” series, the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) Publications Committee is pleased to be able to invite Dr Bryan Chua, Director for Centre for Professional & Leadership Development (CPLD) from Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) to share his expertise and insights on Teaching & Learning (T&L) in relation to Librarianship. We […]

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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs
13
Feb
Phoebe
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What Every Librarian In Singapore Ought To Know About Saving The World

Saving the world may not be something you associate with your job responsibilities or duties (unless, of course, you’re watching this movie.) But the work you do helps people become more informed, educated and included every day. That’s right: as experts in facilitating access to information, you already contribute to making the world a better […]

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9
Jan
Phoebe
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LAS Newcomer Event 2016

The LAS Membership Committee organized a small networking session for new members who joined LAS in 2016. The event took place on 15 December 2016 at the Esplanade Library. The evening started off with a tour of the Esplanade Library led by Ms Kong Leng Foong, the manager of the library. It is a niche […]

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3
Jan
Phoebe
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Sharing on IFLA Conference 2016

Ms Joan Wee, who obtained the LAS-WLIC Grant 2016, shared her learning points after attending WLIC 2016 at Columbus, Ohio, USA in the presentation slides below. WLIC’s programme is massive: • Congress Programme • Satellite Meetings • Business Meetings • Expo & Pavilion • Library Visits Click here for Joan’s presentation slides and pictures. For […]

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