Seminar: Understanding Digital Preservation in the Context of Digital Library

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.

Springer Library Road Show in Singapore

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

LAS : Tour to Micrographics Data to learm about conservation & preservation

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

Meeting Point:
Micrographics Data Pte Ltd
Blk 115A Commonwealth Drive #02-16
Tanglin Halt Industrial Estate
Singapore 149596


For LAS members, please register here :
Priority is given to LAS members.

For non LAS members, please register here :
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:

Time Programme
0930 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
1130 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

WSQ/LAS Level 2 training for Support Acquisitions and Serials Work

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.


Register at:

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.


Organized by:
LAS Training & Development Committee

Indexing Books: Principles & Practice

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
  • 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:
Tel: 68488290

Indexing Books- Principles & Practice 2011