Events coverage

Coverage of LAS events or news
Summaries/coverage of sharing sessions and major events
Events include workshops, social programmes, and training sessions.

Reflections from the 2021 LAS-PPM Conference (PM Session)

The afternoon session of the 2021 LAS-PPM Conference consisted of six presentations by librarians from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The topics ranged from rebuilding library to digitalisation of learning. The session closed with a Q&A segment facilitated by PPM President Dr Rashidah Binti Bolhassan. The respective abstracts accompanying the presentation can be found on the …

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Reflections from the 2021 LAS-PPM Conference (AM Session)

Taking place on 6 October 2021, 9.30am – 5pm (GMT +8), the LAS-PPM Conference went online for the first time in 2021, bringing new opportunities for the library community to learn from each other in this new normal. With the theme “Collab | Camaraderie | Commune”, the conference brought to its participants presentations of how …

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Reflections from ALA 2021

This year’s American Library Association (ALA) Annual conference was another boon for overseas attendees, mostly because – like 2020, and again in 2022 – the conference was held virtually. Conference organisers kindly made available over 200 sessions, including recorded livestreams, for on-demand viewing by conference registrants. Even better, these are available for viewing for up …

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HYGGE – A NEW SPACE FOR WELLBEING BY NTU LIBRARY

Launch of Hygge and A Familiar Forest  Hygge was officially opened by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) President Professor Subra Suresh on 21 January 2021. In conjunction with the official opening of the new space, NTU Museum also presented the inaugural exhibition, A Familiar Forest by environmental artist Zen Teh. The exhibition was part of National Arts Council’s Singapore Art Week 2021 from 22 January 2021 to …

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Webinar Round-up: Preparing For Post-COVID Professional Development With Skilltype

On 29 October 2020, Tony Zanders (founder and CEO) introduced how Skilltype can assist libraries and information professionals with job skill analysis and development to “future-proof” our profession. Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tony stayed up late to present this webinar to LAS. We also wish to thank Yale-NUS College for sponsoring the Zoom platform. …

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