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14
Dec
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Will Special Librarians Owe our Long-term Career to Academic Librarians?

Many special librarians and information professionals will agree that technology has always posed a great challenge to our functional role and responsibilities in the corporate environment. In fact, some companies have disbanded their special libraries and information centres and replaced them with mere technological tools to help satisfy their information needs. To some extent, it […]

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13
Dec
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SLS Event: Financial Talk for Librarians

A talk on how to manage our personal finances was held at NLB on 26 October, 7:30pm.  During the 2-hour talk, the audience was treated to a very animated but down-to-earth presentation by Mr Dennis Ng who is a certified financial planner.  Putting aside all jargon, Dennis talked about matters close to our hearts; namely, our […]

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13
Dec
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Swanky New Library for Republic Polytechnic

The Republic Polytechnic Library moved into the new Woodlands Campus in the first week of April 2006. This was achieved after much construction delays, walking around like Phua Chu Kang in safety boots and helmet and a month or more of housing the entire library staff temporarily in one single meeting room. So how does an […]

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13
Dec
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Philosophy of RP Library: Architecture & Design

Republic Polytechnic’s 20-hectare Woodlands campus has facilities to allow it to cater to students as well as residents of the community. Designed jointly by award-winning Japanese architect, Fumihiko Maki and DP Architects, the Republic Polytechnic is conceived as a campus with a central nucleus of main educational programmes serviced by 5 satellites of ancillary programmes. […]

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13
Dec
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Newspaper Reading Corners at Polytechnic libraries

Getting your daily dose of news is even easier than before with the commencement of the Newspaper Reading Corners on 1 November! The Newspaper Reading Corner is an initiative by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Foundation to encourage Singapore youths to keep abreast of current and social affairs, heighten their awareness of local & world affairs, and […]

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8
Dec
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Arts community at NLB for woodcut prints show

An important slice of Singapore’s art history was celebrated last month, when the National Library on Victoria Street held a two-week exhibit of woodcut prints from the 1960s. “Imprints of the Past: Remembering the 1966 Woodcut Show” commemorates Singapore’s first woodcut print exhibition, held at the old National Library on Stamford Road 40 years ago. […]

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6
Dec
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New Media Viewing Experience at SP

The typical student usually considers the library as a hangout either around periods when examinations are looming or project deadlines are drawing near. Here at Singapore Polytechnic (SP), not only are there the latest captivating books and multimedia materials added to the library’s collection, the students now have an additional reason to frequent the SP Library! […]

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23
Sep
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September 2006 Update

Welcome to the first weblog issue for the Singapore Libraries Bulletin published by the Library Association of Singapore (LAS)! Starting with this September 2006 issue, we are going totally virtual without printing hard copies to distribute to LAS members. We are making use of the weblog platform with the aim of being more interactive, as […]

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23
Sep
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Be a Part of the LAS Conference 2007

The LAS Council and LAS Conference Organising Committee are pleased to announce the dates for the LAS Conference and Workshop 2007 – Librarians: Learning -> Strengthening -> Moving Forward. Conference: Mon-Tue, 29-30 January 2007 at Rendezvous Hotel Workshop: Wed, 31 January 2007 (location to be announced) A Conference brochure and registration form will be e-mailed […]

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