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Remembering Ajita: Some Words From Patricia Lim

Ajita Thuraisingham was Assistant Librarian at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies while I was Librarian. One of her tasks was the compilation of the second volume of the ASEAN Bibliography for1981-85 which was published in 1988. This volume was a regional effort in that it included contributions from cooperating regional librarians and included the …

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In Memoriam: Ajita Thuraisingham Lewis, 1946-2007

Mrs Ajita Lewis nee Thuraisingham, passed away peacefully on 25 May, 2007. Those of you who knew her will remember her as an active member of LAS. The next few articles are contributions from fellow librarians who remember her fondly.


The LAS-YBP Award is given to recognize the contribution by a librarian in collection development or technical services which include acquisitions, cataloguing and serials management.  It also aims at providing an opportunity for the librarian to increase professional knowledge and experience through research or to present papers at conferences.   We are pleased to announce the …

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