Librarians

In Conversation with Makeswary Periasamy

Makeswary Periasamy (or ‘Mages’ for short) is a Senior Librarian at the National Library taking care of the Rare Materials Collection. She was featured in the March 2018 issue of Her World (pg. 180) as “The Custodian of Rare Historical Documents”. In this edition of our “In Conversation” series, the LAS Publications Committee interviews her to …

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Lunch with Librarians: Raymond Pun and Andrew Finegan

Raymond Pun and Andrew Finegan on library fashion and the perennial challenges of professional development Edward Lim, our awardee of the LAS-WLIC Grant 2018, had lunch with a prominent Asian-American librarian and an Australian librarian working in digital innovation. Their meeting took place during the World Library and Information Congress, 84th IFLA General Conference and …

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Call for Contribution of Content for WLIC2013 publication project

Hi all, With the successful completion of the WLIC 2012 event in Helsinki this year, a new WLIC2013 is being put into action – this time round it will be in Singapore! To celebrate this occassion, LAS is planning a publication that feature our Libraries and Librarians in Singapore. This is a golden opportunity for …

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Sylvia Yap gets LAS Professional Service Award 2009

The LAS Professional Service Award was presented to Ms Sylvia Yap on 16 October 2009. Here is her thank you speech: “Professor Tommy Koh, our Patron, Mrs Yeap, Ms Puspa Yeow, LAS President, Ms Ngian Lek Choh, Immediate Past President, fellow LAS members, colleagues, and friends. Good morning and good evening. Thank you for giving …

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