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23
Sep
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LAS Gold Medal Awarded to Chew Siew San

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 […]

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23
Sep
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Adapting Library Space to Changing User Needs at UBC

Ms Catherine Quinlan, University Librarian of The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at University of British Columbia (UBC) gave a talk on 24 May 2006. The talk was held at NUS Central Library and well attended by over 40 people. She suggested that we re-think how library space is used and not just as a […]

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19
Sep
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Visiting Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre stands as a significant investment in the rebuilding and expanding of the present Main Library, which was built in 1925. Three wings were added to the ‘historic core’ over the years. The building is a landmark piece of campus architecture. However, the old building was found to be seismically […]

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19
Sep
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Neil Humphreys at NTU

A simple email from Marshall Cavendish to the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Library turned into a public talk by Neil Humphreys at NTU School of Communication and Information before he left Singapore for Geelong, Australia. Jointly organized by the NTU Library and the School of Communication and Information, Neil’s Tour of Singapore … in 60 […]

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19
Sep
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Marketing NTU Library to Generation Y

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Library decided to kick start the new academic year with a big bang. A variety of promotional materials were lined up to welcome the freshmen, from 31 July to 11 August 2006. The Library Student Orientation Committee 2006 was formed to oversee this marketing project. As we are all well […]

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19
Sep
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Attending CHLA 2006

The Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) is a national association with over 400 members representing health librarians and library staff in Canada. Health libraries have been playing important roles in supporting the information needs of healthcare workers, patients, caregivers and the public. The CHLA Conference held 12-16 May 2006 in Vancouver covered topics like health […]

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19
Sep
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Learning from CONSAL at the Crossroads

We attended the 13th Congress of Southeast Asian Libraries (CONSAL) held in Manila, March 25-30, 2006. The theme of the conference was CONSAL at the Crossroads: Challenges for Greater Regional Cooperation. This common platform brought together librarians from around the region to exchange ideas, to share experiences, to enhance existing inter-library cooperation and to formulate […]

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19
Sep
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LexisNexis Gold Medal for Adrian Khoo

Adrian Khoo Lay Kuan was awarded the LexisNexis Gold Medal which comes with a cash award upon completion of his MSc (Knowledge Management) with NTU in July 2006. Based in Singapore, Adrian Khoo is currently Regional Head of Graduate Training and Development in Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of Barclays PLC. His job is […]

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19
Sep
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Outstanding NTU students & new staff

From the latest group that graduated in July 2006 from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Communication and Information, we have 2 outstanding students, Adrian Khoo and Chew Siew San. A new teaching staff has joined the School and he is Ravi S. Sharma, an Associate Professor of Knowledge Management. Contributed by Betty Ong

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