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APLIC 18 Organizing Committee
13
Aug
Phoebe
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Reflections: Asia Pacific Library & Information Conference 2018

The Asia Pacific Library & Information Conference 2018 was jointly organized by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), Library and Information Association of New Zealand (LIANZA) and Library Association of Singapore (LAS). It was held in Gold Coast, Australia from 30 July to 3 August 2018. The organizing committee included three LAS Council members: […]

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27
Jul
lengfoong
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The Arts Space –  striking a “conversation” with users

These days, with competing distractions and changing perspectives of library users and uses, libraries are finding ways to highlight their special collections and strengths to stay relevant. At the National Library of Singapore, the arts librarians set out to rethink how to promote its collection in a more engaging manner, rather than keeping them on […]

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17
Jul
lengfoong
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Arts Librarians Tea Session (10 May 2018)

On 10 May, the National Library hosted the 2nd Arts Librarians Tea Session at the National Library’s newly revamped Learning Space cum Donors Gallery (level 10), gathering librarians from the various arts libraries in Singapore to share and discuss ways we could share our resources or collaborate. As arts librarians would have it, the group […]

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11
May
lengfoong
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Eye on Asia: Your first-stop resource centre for connecting with Asia

In a time of rapid change and disruption, libraries can play a key role in preparing our users for the future by providing curated information and resources. In this post, the National Library shares one of its latest initiatives, Eye on Asia, targeted at Singaporeans who wish find out more about developments in ASEAN countries, China and India, as well as […]

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25
Apr
wanni
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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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9
Mar
wanni
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Overseas Trip Sharing: Library Marketing and Communications Conference

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.  Galvin Soh was awarded the LAS Overseas Professional Development Sponsorship 2017 to attend the 3rd Library Marketing and Communications Conference (LMCC) that took place in Dallas, Texas from […]

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Kayly for LAS SLB
24
Feb
justin
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In Conversation with Kayly Loh

Editor: In this third edition of our “In Conversation” series, the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) Publications Committee is indeed honoured to have with us Ms Kayly Loh, ex-student from Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and currently an accomplished Mediacorp Artiste, in sharing with us Librarians her thoughts on our local Library scene. For those of us […]

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20
Nov
charmaine
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A Talk on “Latest Trends in Preservation and Conservation”

Every librarian knows how precious books are, so to see them deteriorate in front of our eyes can be very painful. To that end, on Friday, 26th May 2017, the Goethe-Institute Singapore and the NUS Libraries, in collaboration with the Library Association of Singapore, organised a talk by Mr Reinhard Feldmann on the latest trends […]

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4
Nov
charmaine
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Libraries of the Future – Voices from Around the World

Greetings from the Publishing Committee, and Happy Holidays! Yes, you are probably preparing new workplans and services, and not having a well-deserved break – a librarian’s work is never done! Hence, we have gathered a selection of articles: some to encourage you by looking back at resolutions and hopes from the last decade and remind you how […]

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