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Get to Know Your 2019-2021 Council Members: Sadie-Jane Nunis

What is your vision/aspiration for LAS as Vice-President for 2019-2021? Well, being new to the ‘library’ scene, I look forward to seeing more camaraderie between the newer librarians with the veteran librarians. I love the idea of the mentor/mentee programme and hope that this will continue for a long time to come. In moments of self-doubt, how …

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Get to Know Your 2019-2021 Council Members: Kong Leng Foong

Leng Foong is the newly appointed Publications Committee Chair. She is a Librarian from the National Library and oversees the performing arts collection, as well as MusicSG, the digital archive of Singapore music. ____________________ What is your vision/aspiration for LAS as Publications Committee Chair for 2019-2021? I hope to see more contributions by the library …

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Get to Know Your 2019-2021 Council Members: Noverinda Bella Ratmelia

Bella is the newly appointed Website/IT Committee Chair. She is a Librarian from NTU Library’s Advisory and Consultation Team. She works closely with faculty and students from the School of Social Sciences, as well as the School of Art, Design, and Media as the liaison librarian for the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. …

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For The Love of Professional Development, From Zagreb

This report is for: my fellow library professionals in Singapore those I’ve met during the satellite meeting all who has a keen interest in continuing professional development in our profession I leaned on many parties for my attendance at this satellite meeting to happen. First, I had generous sponsorship from my employer to be able …

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Whose Business Is It?

The first post in this 2-part series, Continuing Professional Development: Minding Your Own Business, described how we can take responsibility for our professional development. In this second post, Edward will talk about how our employers are responsible for our professional development, as well as the role of our library association. He also suggests ways we …

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