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20
Feb
carmenwang
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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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6
Feb
lengfoong
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Get to Know Your 2019-2021 Council Members: Sadie-Jane Nunis

What is your vision/aspiration for LAS as Vice-President for 2019-2021? Well, being new to the ‘library’ scene, I look forward to seeing more camaraderie between the newer librarians with the veteran librarians. I love the idea of the mentor/mentee programme and hope that this will continue for a long time to come. In moments of self-doubt, how […]

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28
Jan
nadiaramli
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Annual Conference of International Group of ExLibris Users (IGeLU) 2019

The Annual International Group of ExLibris Users (IGeLU) conference was held in Singapore from the 26th – 29th of August, 2019, hosted by Singapore Management University (SMU) Libraries. This is the first time the annual event is being held outside of Europe and in Asia, since its inception 23 years ago. Elected to the IGeLU […]

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3
Jan
lengfoong
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Get to Know Your 2019-2021 Council Members: Kong Leng Foong

Leng Foong is the newly appointed Publications Committee Chair. She is a Librarian from the National Library and oversees the performing arts collection, as well as MusicSG, the digital archive of Singapore music. ____________________ What is your vision/aspiration for LAS as Publications Committee Chair for 2019-2021? I hope to see more contributions by the library […]

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27
Nov
lengfoong
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LAS Visit to NUS Libraries Digital Scholarship Lab and TEL Imaginarium

28 LAS members visited NUS Libraries on 7 June 2019 for a special tour of the Digital Scholarship Lab and TEL Imaginarium. The two facilities are found in the NUS Central Library. The Digital Scholarship Lab is a dedicated space for members of the NUS community to work on digital humanities research projects. It is […]

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13
Nov
lengfoong
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Get to Know Your 2019-2021 Council Members: Noverinda Bella Ratmelia

Bella is the newly appointed Website/IT Committee Chair. She is a Librarian from NTU Library’s Advisory and Consultation Team. She works closely with faculty and students from the School of Social Sciences, as well as the School of Art, Design, and Media as the liaison librarian for the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. […]

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28
Oct
lengfoong
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For The Love of Professional Development, From Zagreb

This report is for: my fellow library professionals in Singapore those I’ve met during the satellite meeting all who has a keen interest in continuing professional development in our profession I leaned on many parties for my attendance at this satellite meeting to happen. First, I had generous sponsorship from my employer to be able […]

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14
Oct
Yu Mei
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Digital Scholarship Day at NUS Libraries

With the increasing interest in Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship (DS), more and more scholars are now trying to use new digital tools and methods for their research. Some researchers may be interested to embark on their first digital project or data visualisation but may be unsure where to begin. To that end, NUS Libraries […]

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17
Mar
Mindy
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Whose Business Is It?

The first post in this 2-part series, Continuing Professional Development: Minding Your Own Business, described how we can take responsibility for our professional development. In this second post, Edward will talk about how our employers are responsible for our professional development, as well as the role of our library association. He also suggests ways we […]

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