Professional Development

· Training notes, conference reports (ex-LAS) etc
· New books on Librarianship

Thoughts on Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment

Yes, the year of 2016 is coming to a close (meaning Christmas is going to be upon us in just a few days’ time)! In the festive spirit of sharing, I will end our SLB blog with the last article for the year by penning a short article on the ACTA journey which I recently …

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Conference Season and IFLA Bound? Here’s Some Tips

** Ed: This is the last article regarding the IFLA WLIC 2016 conference. The Publications Team thank Mr Rajen Munoo, Head of Learning Services & Research Librarian, Business at the Li Ka Shing Library for his article contribution. **** I was the recipient of the 2015 Library Association of Singapore-World Library and Information Congress (LAS-WLIC) Grant to attend the …

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IGI Global Library Technology Innovation Survey Results

IGI Global conducted a survey with 200 librarians over 19 different countries seeking to understand the current and the future role of academic libraries in supporting technological innovation. The findings reveal that supporting technology-related projects is a very high priority for librarians, however they find it difficult due to lack of staff and resources to …

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The International Librarians Network: new round begins March 2015

Are you interested in building your professional network and learning about librarianship around the world? Do you love the idea of professional travel but just don’t have the budget? The International Librarians Network (ILN) may be for you. The ILN peer mentoring program is a facilitated program aimed at helping librarians develop international networks. Having …

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Finding out what you want and what makes a librarian

This is a report from the LAS Membership committee on a survey held in Feb 2012 and the summation of points rasied during the discussion held in Apr 2012 (When Librarians Meet on Friday the 13th). Survey of SLS participants During Feb 2012 this year, a survey was sent out to active participants of the Special …

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