Announcements

UBS Inaugural Exhibition and Fair

LAS and UBS like to invite you to UBS Inaugural Exhibition and Fair. The exhibition will serve as a platform for publishers to create their presence and increase awareness of the latest products and services among educators, professionals and librarians. Books, periodicals, and electronic resources will be featured.

The exhibition will be focused on these areas :

  • Asian Studies
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering – Maritime, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Electrical, Environment & Aviation
  • Life Sciences
  • Lifestyle & Self-development
  • Social Sciences: Psychology, Politics, Social Welfare & aging population

The fair offers a variety of fringe activities from product presentations to video demonstrations.

UBS Inaugural Exhibition and Fair – 2 Nov 2011

2nd Annual LAS Special Libraries Section Networking Event

We invite you to the LAS Special Libraries Section’s 2nd Annual Networking Event on 9th Nov 2011.   You do not need to be an LAS member to join this event.  We’ve planned an interesting panel discussion on ‘Social Media and Marketing Libraries’. It would be great to have you there.  Please RSVP as soon as possible to save your seat!

Date:  9th Nov 2011
Time: 5pm
Venue: Li Ka Shing Library, Reading Room, Level 5
Singapore Management University, 70 Stamford Road, Singapore 178901.

You do not need to be an LAS member to join the event.

To RSVP please +65 6349 0110 or  e-mail  help.sg@lexisnexis.com by 2nd  November 2011.

We look forward to seeing you there.

To Download this invitation: please visit this url.

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

Registration:

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:

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

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