Resources

– Special collections of each library (physical)
– Unique e-resources of each library
– Curated lists based on themes
– useful work tips

Picture This: Data Visualization as a New Direction for Librarians

This post was contributed by Mr Edward Lim, a business librarian at NTU Libraries. The role of the librarian has developed over the last few decades. Research has shifted from finding single articles on a bookshelf, to filtering through millions of records and data points. This same transition toward data-driven research is occurring in the …

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Free Book Chapters on Information Literacy, Research Support and Information Behaviour

In conjunction with the Librarian’s Information Literacy Conference (LILAC) 2016, Facet Publishing has released 6 free chapters from Facet books on information literacy, research support and the information behaviour. 1. Developing a Metaliteracy Framework to Promote Metacognitive Learning Taken from Thomas P Mackey and Trudi E Jacobson’s 2014 book Metaliteracy. In the book, the authors …

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Screenshot of brainpickings.org

Introducing Brain Pickings

This post was originally a note written by Mr Choy Fatt Cheong, University Librarian at NTU Libraries to library staff.  Today, I want to introduce you to Maria Popova, or rather her blog, “brainpickings” <https://www.brainpickings.org/>. She is not a librarian, but what she does is very librarianish. She is the perfect candidate if we are …

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June 2014 Update

Hi all, Our apologies for missing out on the May 2014 Editorial, but it was great to see our members continue to contribute to 2 articles for SLB in the month of May (covering LAS visits to places of interest). In the month of June, we need to make an important announcement with regards to …

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