Ex Libris Seminar on the topic “Understanding Digital Preservation in the Context of Digital Library”
Date: Monday, 31st Oct 2011
Time: 1400hr – 1700hr
Venue: Nanyang Technological University, Library Instructional Commons, Block N2, Level B3A-01
(Click Here for Location Map)
Click here for Registration and Details
The registration will close on the 21st of Oct 2011.
We cordially invite you to participate in our “Asia Library Road Show” on 27 October 2011 in Singapore. Attached below is the invitation letter.
Springer Library Road Show Invitation Letter_20110926
The Programmes and Social Committee invites you to a field Trip to Micrographics Data Pte Ltd
Date: 22 Oct 2011 (Saturday)
Time: 9:30am – 11:30 am
Micrographics Data Pte Ltd
Blk 115A Commonwealth Drive #02-16
Tanglin Halt Industrial Estate
For LAS members, please register here : https://wis.ntu.edu.sg/pls/webexe/REGISTER_NTU.REGISTER?EVENT_ID=OA11092711035875
Priority is given to LAS members.
For non LAS members, please register here : https://wis.ntu.edu.sg/pls/webexe/REGISTER_NTU.REGISTER?EVENT_ID=OA11092614545543
Register as public and NRIC is not needed.
This event is open free to LAS members.
Non LAS members will have to pay $10 on Sat, no receipt will be issued on Sat.
Please indicate if you are a member.
Registration is on a first-come-first served basis.
Registration closes once the quota is reached.
Itinerary of the tour:
||Meet at Micrographics Data (MD) Pte Ltd
|0935 – 1000
||Topic: Conservation & Preservation of Library Materials. By Pia Josephine (Paper & Book Conservator)
|1005 – 1030
||Topic: A New Approach to Digital Preservation. By Kelvin Emmanuel (Director of Micrographics Data)
|1035 – 1105
||MD Factory Tour
|1110 – 1125
||Refreshment & Interaction with Participants
||Group photo – End of session
How to get there
Walking distance from Commonwealth MRT Station – See attached map.
(After former New Town Primary School)
For those driving, use car parking area in front of the Tanglin Halt Industrial or the open air HDB car park next to the factory.
*No photo taking allowed during the factory tour
LAS is pleased to organize the third run of the WSQ/LAS Level 2 training for Support Acquisitions and Serials Work on 4 – 5 October 2011.
This 2 day course will be held at NTU@OneNorth.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.
Register at: https://wis.ntu.edu.sg/pls/webexe/REGISTER_NTU.REGISTER?EVENT_ID=OA11082614171745
This is one of the 5 competency based programmes at entry level which together form the WSQ Higher Certificate in Library and Information Services.
For more information on the module, please refer to the training page.
The course fees are listed here.
Registration will close with maximum of 17 registrants.
Upon successful registration for the training, you will receive a confirmation message & email.
The registration page will also display a message when the class is full. You will not be able to key in personal particulars when this happens.
LAS Training & Development Committee
After a successful run last year, the workshop on Indexing Books by Max McMaster is back!
Organized by the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS), this workshop will be held on 23 – 24 September 2011. The workshop aims to provide an understanding of the processes involved when compiling an index.
Details of the workshop form can be found in the attached document.
- NBDCS is pleased to offer 10% off the workshop fees for all LAS Members.
- Members who are interested to attend this workshop can sign up individually or in a group directly with NBDCS.
- Registration can be done via the form in the attached PDF or online at www.bookcouncil.sg
- To enjoy the discounted rate, LAS members should put “(LAS)” behind your names so that NBDCS can manage your registration accordingly.
For enquiries on the workshop, please contact NBDCS at:
Indexing Books- Principles & Practice 2011