Features

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

Dr Bryan at work

In Conversation with Dr Bryan Chua

Editor: For this edition of the “In Conversation” series, the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) Publications Committee is pleased to be able to invite Dr Bryan Chua, Director for Centre for Professional & Leadership Development (CPLD) from Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) to share his expertise and insights on Teaching & Learning (T&L) in relation to Librarianship. We …

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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs

What Every Librarian In Singapore Ought To Know About Saving The World

Saving the world may not be something you associate with your job responsibilities or duties (unless, of course, you’re watching this movie.) But the work you do helps people become more informed, educated and included every day. That’s right: as experts in facilitating access to information, you already contribute to making the world a better …

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Will Special Librarians Owe our Long-term Career to Academic Librarians?

Many special librarians and information professionals will agree that technology has always posed a great challenge to our functional role and responsibilities in the corporate environment. In fact, some companies have disbanded their special libraries and information centres and replaced them with mere technological tools to help satisfy their information needs. To some extent, it …

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Do Librarians Have a Contract with Society?

Turner, Saralee. 2005 March. Do librarians have a contract with society? Singapore Libraries Bulletin, 15 (1):3-4,6. Why ask such a question? Why bother doing anything except day-to-day work in this profession that involves endless tasks; a lack of appreciation by our supervisors, who are now, more often that not, untrained in librarianship; and little recognition …

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