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Sylvia Yap gets LAS Professional Service Award 2009

The LAS Professional Service Award was presented to Ms Sylvia Yap on 16 October 2009. Here is her thank you speech: “Professor Tommy Koh, our Patron, Mrs Yeap, Ms Puspa Yeow, LAS President, Ms Ngian Lek Choh, Immediate Past President, fellow LAS members, colleagues, and friends. Good morning and good evening. Thank you for giving

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CONSAL XIV Hanoi Reflections Part II: The Social Life of Documents

The 14th CONSAL conference in Hanoi was a large gathering of librarians from Southeast Asia, trainers, educators and other information professionals who are involved in the ongoing library science education. It is a tremendous achievement on the part of the organisers and our host, the National Library of Vietnam, to have made this conference so

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Impressions of Southeast Asian Libraries from papers presented at CONSAL XIV, April 20-23, 2009.

1. Vietnam – the Host Country The Vietnamese Library Association (VLA) is very young, having only been established in 2006. Interesting to note is that association was founded at a conference that was also held in Hanoi (Pham, 2007). The VLA members are working hard but finding that one of the problems they face is

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