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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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SIT Library Use Case: Roster Smarter

Roster creation is part of library operations, whether for manning a service desk, conducting information literacy classes or library tours, complicated by the need to account for operations requirements, staff leave requests, and even staff personalities. While there are a host of roster planning tools on the market, small libraries like Singapore Institute of Technology’s …

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Library e-Directory with Heatmap and Pathfinding

Background Singapore Polytechnic Library is situated in two buildings with a total of 7 floors which are accessible to our users. Users entering the library at any of its two entrances are not able to tell at a glance which reading areas are likely to have more seats available. Smart E-directory System The Smart E-directory …

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Library as a New Space for Materials Learning and Discovery

What does it take to create and curate a tactile experience in a library? Jessie Tang shares with us on the Materials Collection in Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) Library. How it began Starting a new library is always exciting as you get to introduce, and experiment with, new ideas and concepts to …

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