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Chow Chai Khim at QQML 2016
27
Dec
Phoebe
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Sharing on QQML International Conference 2016

Ms Chow Chai Khim, who obtained the LAS Overseas Professional Development Sponsorship 2016 to attend the 8th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) International Conference 2016, shared her key learning points and takeaways in the presentation slides below. The focus of the conference is on Exploring Trends and Challenges on Building the Future Libraries. […]

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22
Dec
justin
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Thoughts on Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment

Yes, the year of 2016 is coming to a close (meaning Christmas is going to be upon us in just a few days’ time)! In the festive spirit of sharing, I will end our SLB blog with the last article for the year by penning a short article on the ACTA journey which I recently […]

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Mr. Koh Chee Boon, Librarian, demonstrating the use of PRPL’s digital screens. Pictured here is the Book Tree, located on the Teens’ Mezzanine Level.
9
Nov
Phoebe
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Visit to Pasir Ris Public Library

On the afternoon of 28 July 2016, Pasir Ris Public Library hosted 25 of our LAS members from various institutions to a tour of its new revamped library, the first mall library in Singapore to have a space managed by teens for teens. The library is centrally located at the 4th level of White Sands […]

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11
Oct
justin
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In Conversation with Lionel Lewis

Editor: Library Association of Singapore (LAS) Publications committee is honoured to have Mr Lionel Lewis share his thoughts on reading and Libraries. As the former goalkeeper of our Singapore national team in the 2000s, Lionel is indeed a well-known figure not only to adults, but to students in their teens as well. We are grateful […]

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Step into HML, the oldest library in Singapore
5
Sep
Phoebe
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LAS Visit to Raffles Institution’s Raffles Archives & Museum, Hullett Memorial Library and Shaw Foundation Library

The old and the new – this was the theme of our visit on 22 June 2016 to Raffles Archives & Museum (RAM), Hullett Memorial Library (HML) and Shaw Foundation Library (SFL) at Raffles Institution (RI). It was a rainy afternoon – but it certainly did not dampen the spirits of the 30 participants and […]

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29
Aug
charmaine
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The S.U.R.E. Story (Part 2): Information Literacy in Education

In the age of the Internet, navigating and making sense of information clutter is vital. To encourage Singaporeans to be savvy about the sources and content of the information they receive every day, in 2013, the National Library Board (NLB) started promoting information literacy (IL) through the nationwide S.U.R.E. campaign. S.U.R.E. is the acronym for […]

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22
Aug
charmaine
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The S.U.R.E. Story (Part 1): Promoting Information Literacy to Singaporeans

In the age of the Internet, navigating and making sense of information clutter is vital. To encourage Singaporeans to be savvy about the sources and content of the information they receive every day, in 2013, the National Library Board (NLB) started promoting information literacy (IL) through the nationwide S.U.R.E. campaign. S.U.R.E. is the acronym for […]

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Poster of the VR Pop Up event at NTU Libraries
15
Aug
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Virtual Reality (VR) for Libraries – A Trial at NTU Libraries

After the VR exploratory workshop held last year, NTU Libraries conducted a trial to provide users with access to Virtual Reality (VR) devices and content. This took place at the Communication & Information Library (CMIL) from 25 January to 12 February 2016. Together with the staff at CMIL, the team learnt how to set up […]

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8
Aug
Phoebe
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LAS Visit to Temasek Polytechnic Library

LAS Visit to Temasek Polytechnic Library Date of visit: 19th May 2016 (Thursday) There were 36 of us on that sweltering mid-afternoon who made our way to the Temasek Polytechnic (TP) Library located at the centre of the campus.  We assembled at the Library’s level two main entrance at 2.45pm. The recently renovated library was […]

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