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

APLIC 18 Organizing Committee

Reflections: Asia Pacific Library & Information Conference 2018

The Asia Pacific Library & Information Conference 2018 was jointly organized by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), Library and Information Association of New Zealand (LIANZA) and Library Association of Singapore (LAS). It was held in Gold Coast, Australia from 30 July to 3 August 2018. The organizing committee included three LAS Council members: …

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Recent titles on librarianship (Sep 2017)

Hi fellow librarians, here are some recent titles that may be helpful in your work. If you have any other recommendations, do drop us a mail at publications@las.org.sg. If you would like to borrow the titles via your library, do check if your library has an ILL arrangement with the libraries listed.   Digital preservation for …

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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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Infographic of Library Technology Innovation Survey

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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