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The S.U.R.E. Story (Part 2): Information Literacy in Education

In the age of the Internet, navigating and making sense of information clutter is vital. To encourage Singaporeans to be savvy about the sources and content of the information they receive every day, in 2013, the National Library Board (NLB) started promoting information literacy (IL) through the nationwide S.U.R.E. campaign. S.U.R.E. is the acronym for …

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The S.U.R.E. Story (Part 1): Promoting Information Literacy to Singaporeans

In the age of the Internet, navigating and making sense of information clutter is vital. To encourage Singaporeans to be savvy about the sources and content of the information they receive every day, in 2013, the National Library Board (NLB) started promoting information literacy (IL) through the nationwide S.U.R.E. campaign. S.U.R.E. is the acronym for …

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Poster of the VR Pop Up event at NTU Libraries

Virtual Reality (VR) for Libraries – A Trial at NTU Libraries

After the VR exploratory workshop held last year, NTU Libraries conducted a trial to provide users with access to Virtual Reality (VR) devices and content. This took place at the Communication & Information Library (CMIL) from 25 January to 12 February 2016. Together with the staff at CMIL, the team learnt how to set up …

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From the Stacks III

`From the Stacks’ showcases significant materials from the National Library’s Rare Collection. From now until 25th September 2016, over one hundred artefacts comprising books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, photographs and documents from 1701 to 1960 will be exhibited at the National Library Building. The three curators of the exhibition spent over a year uncovering the stories and significance …

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A visit to University of Cincinnati Libraries

** Ed: This is the eighth article contribution from libraries which delegates can choose to visit during IFLA WLIC 2016 conference. The Publications Team thank University of Cincinnati Libraries for their article contribution. ** The University of Cincinnati (UC) Libraries is a 10-library system with 13 libraries total spread over four jurisdictions. Conveniently located throughout UC’s urban campus in Cincinnati, …

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