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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
Phoebe
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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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1
Aug
charmaine
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From the Stacks III

`From the Stacks’ showcases significant materials from the National Library’s Rare Collection. From now until 25th September 2016, over one hundred artefacts comprising books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, photographs and documents from 1701 to 1960 will be exhibited at the National Library Building. The three curators of the exhibition spent over a year uncovering the stories and significance […]

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29
Jul
Phoebe
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Conference Season and IFLA Bound? Here’s Some Tips

** Ed: This is the last article regarding the IFLA WLIC 2016 conference. The Publications Team thank Mr Rajen Munoo, Head of Learning Services & Research Librarian, Business at the Li Ka Shing Library for his article contribution. **** I was the recipient of the 2015 Library Association of Singapore-World Library and Information Congress (LAS-WLIC) Grant to attend the […]

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27
Jul
justin
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A visit to University of Cincinnati Libraries

** Ed: This is the eighth article contribution from libraries which delegates can choose to visit during IFLA WLIC 2016 conference. The Publications Team thank University of Cincinnati Libraries for their article contribution. ** The University of Cincinnati (UC) Libraries is a 10-library system with 13 libraries total spread over four jurisdictions. Conveniently located throughout UC’s urban campus in Cincinnati, […]

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25
Jul
charmaine
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`From the Stacks’ Part II

`From the Stacks’ showcases significant materials from the National Library’s Rare Collection. From now until 25th September 2016, over one hundred artefacts comprising books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, photographs and documents from 1701 to 1960 will be exhibited at the National Library Building. The three curators of the exhibition spent over a year uncovering the stories and significance behind […]

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20
Jul
justin
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A visit to Toledo Lucas County Public Library

** Ed: As part of the IFLA WLIC 2016 series whereby articles are contributed from libraries which delegates can opt to visit during the conference, we are now into our seventh article contribution. This time round, the Publications Team would like to thank Toledo Lucas County Public Library for their article contribution. ** For over 175 years, the Toledo Lucas […]

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18
Jul
charmaine
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‘From the Stacks: Highlights of the National Library’ Exhibition: Part I

`From the Stacks’ showcases significant materials from the National Library’s Rare Collection. From now until 28th August 2016, over one hundred artefacts comprising books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, photographs and documents from 1701 to 1960 will be exhibited at the National Library Building. The three curators of the exhibition spent over a year uncovering the stories and […]

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