A tribute by Miss Ch’ng Kim See, Head of ISEAS Library.
Mrs Ajita Lewis nee Thuraisingham, passed away peacefully on 25 May, 2007. Those of you who knew her will remember her as an active member of LAS. The next few articles are contributions from fellow librarians who remember her fondly.
The LAS-YBP Award is given to recognize the contribution by a librarian in collection development or technical services which include acquisitions, cataloguing and serials management. It also aims at providing an opportunity for the librarian to increase professional knowledge and experience through research or to present papers at conferences. We are pleased to announce the […]
LAS sponsored Fiona Kwan, a LAS member, to attend the LAS Conference. Legal Library Services offered sponsorship to support the Special Libraries Section and to encourage new membership. Ms Noraishah Shaharuddin, Library Executive from the Civil Service, was the lucky winner out of the new members who joined in December 2006. Congratulations to Fiona and Noraishah!
“I remember Kek Hwa as a very caring and helpful mentor at the National Library’s then Reference Services Division. As Head of the Division, her desk used to face the entrance to the Division. She always had 5 to 8 reference titles sitting on her desk as she used them to help staff with the […]
The Library Association of Singapore (LAS) Gold Medal was awarded to Chew Siew San upon completion of the MSc (Information Studies) at NTU in July 2006. The Medal is awarded to the student with the best results in the Information Studies stream. Here is what Siew San had to say about why she choose librarianship […]
I heard about the demise of Soo Kiaw just after the news of Olive Lee’s death came. Soo Kiaw would have been about 58 this year. She had worked at the National Library Board having spent time at Queenstown Branch Library and Cataloguing. She resigned and joined the Institute of Systems Science (ISS) to head […]
Mrs Olive Lee (Wong Yet Choo) passed away on 18 June 2006 at the age of 68. I remember meeting Olive Lee in the first weeks on joining the National Library (NL) in 1977. She was the Head of the Cataloguing Division at the time. The first impression she gave me was that she was […]