LAS Awards

Congratulations to 2020 LAS Passion Award Recipient – Jacky Wong Kae Perng

If you wish to be commended for your achievements like Jacky, look out for our call later in 2021! Jacky Wong Kae Perng is an experienced Systems Librarian who first joined Temasek Polytechnic Library in 2002. He has since worked at the Singapore Management University Library, Ngee Ann Polytechnic Library, and from since 2011 to …

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Congratulations to 2020 LAS Professional Service Award Recipient – Joan Wee Jee Foon

If you wish to be commended for your achievements like Joan, look out for our call later in 2021! Joan Wee has more than 10 years of Academic Library experience and is an author, educator, technologist, and leader. In her Library career, she has held academic library positions at the Singapore Management University (SMU), Nanyang …

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Congratulations to 2020 LAS Outstanding Newcomer Award Recipient – Sarah Ruslan

If you wish to be commended for your achievements like Sarah, look out for our call later in 2021! Sarah has been with Yale-NUS Libraries since 2015 and has demonstrated work abilities above her previous job scope and responsibilities. She was conferred her Master’s degree from NTU in 2021 and has been subsequently re-designated as …

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Reflections from IFLA WLIC 2018

Lim Siu Chen is the recipient of the LAS Overseas Professional Development Sponsorship in 2018, and attended the 2018 International Federation of Library Associations World Library and Information Congress (IFLA WLIC) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Self Introduction My name is Siu Chen and I am a Librarian at the National University of Singapore (NUS). …

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Overseas Trip Sharing: IFLA WLIC 2017

In this series of posts, we talk to librarians who went on overseas conferences and learning trips to have them share their experience and some learning points.  Shirley Lim attended the IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland as one of the awardees of the LAS WLIC Grant, which provides LAS members …

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