Features

· Topical submissions. e.g. information literacy, trends etc
· Interviews, e.g. with Council and committee members.

Lunch with Librarians: Raymond Pun and Andrew Finegan

Raymond Pun and Andrew Finegan on library fashion and the perennial challenges of professional development Edward Lim, our awardee of the LAS-WLIC Grant 2018, had lunch with a prominent Asian-American librarian and an Australian librarian working in digital innovation. Their meeting took place during the World Library and Information Congress, 84th IFLA General Conference and …

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APLIC 18 Organizing Committee

Reflections: Asia Pacific Library & Information Conference 2018

The Asia Pacific Library & Information Conference 2018 was jointly organized by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), Library and Information Association of New Zealand (LIANZA) and Library Association of Singapore (LAS). It was held in Gold Coast, Australia from 30 July to 3 August 2018. The organizing committee included three LAS Council members: …

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The Arts Space –  striking a “conversation” with users

These days, with competing distractions and changing perspectives of library users and uses, libraries are finding ways to highlight their special collections and strengths to stay relevant. At the National Library of Singapore, the arts librarians set out to rethink how to promote its collection in a more engaging manner, rather than keeping them on …

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Kayly for LAS SLB

In Conversation with Kayly Loh

Editor: In this third edition of our “In Conversation” series, the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) Publications Committee is indeed honoured to have with us Ms Kayly Loh, ex-student from Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and currently an accomplished Mediacorp Artiste, in sharing with us Librarians her thoughts on our local Library scene. For those of us …

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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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