Special Libraries Section

Finding out what you want and what makes a librarian

This is a report from the LAS Membership committee on a survey held in Feb 2012 and the summation of points rasied during the discussion held in Apr 2012 (When Librarians Meet on Friday the 13th). Survey of SLS participants During Feb 2012 this year, a survey was sent out to active participants of the Special …

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December 2011 Update

Seasons Greetings to all members!  Yes, it’s that time of year where things seems to be winding down a little bit – where most people seem to be away from office (either clearing of leaves or on holidays).  It is also timely to review for ourselves, what’s been working and what’s not and start to …

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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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Competencies for Information Professionals

Janice Lachange, CEO of Special Libraries Association from the United States, gave a talk on what were the key competencies of an information professional needed to have in the 21st century. The talk held on 20 April 2009 at the Li Ka Shing Library, was well attended and jointly hosted by the Special Libraries Section …

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