Li Ka Shing Library

Challenges and Opportunities for Research Data Management

Daniel Tsang gave a presentation on the role that librarians can play in research data management held at the Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore Management University on 7 January 2014. Daniel served as data librarian at the University of California (UCI), Irvine as a data librarian since 1986. He recently chaired a working group for …

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Demystifying Wikipedia at SMU

“I don’t use Wikipedia for research,” said no student ever. Recognizing the role of Wikipedia as the first stop for many students conducting research, the Singapore Management University’s Li Ka Shing Library hosted “Demystifying Wikipedia: Tips for Information Literacy” on 22nd August 2013. About 50 librarians, educators and researchers from local and overseas institutions participated …

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Global Sharing of Open Access at SMU

The Li Ka Shing Library at Singapore Management University (SMU) organised “Global Sharing of Open Access Content”, a half-day event together with bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) on 23 August 2013. The event was attended by over 50 people from Singapore and other countries as we leveraged on the participants attending IFLA.  Professor Richard Clement, Dean …

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Book Launch cum Seminar at Li Ka Shing Library

Coming up on 20 Feb 2012, the Li Ka Shing Library of the Singapore Management University (SMU) will be hosting a book launch cum seminar event from 7.00 pm to 9.00pm.  2 books would be launched: “Small works: poverty and economic development in southwestern China” and “China experiments: from local innovations to national reform”.  The …

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Special Libraries Section Annual Networking Event

On the 9th of November 2011, the Special Libraries Section (SLS) held its 2nd annual networking event at the Singapore Management University (SMU) Li Ka Shing Library.  This event was sponsored by Lexis-Nexis and there was a panel discussion held to talk about the topic of Social Media used for Marketing. The panel consisted of …

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