Wednesday, 6 October 2021 ā€“ 9.30 am to 5.00 pm

(Zoom Webinar)

The LAS-PPM Conference 2021 is an international forum that will bring you the same high-quality content that you have come to expect from other physical conferences, with the convenience of participating from anywhere. This conference focusing on the collaboration between libraries, as well as the support network within the library community, whether between library and library, library and library staff, or library staff to library staff. We look forward to another great year and hope you will all plan to join us as we navigate new norms.

Registration has closed. Thank you for your enthusiastic responses!


9.30 AMRegistration starts
10.00 AMStart of conference
10.05 AMWelcome by LAS President Dr Sadie-Jane Nunis & PPM President Dr Rashidah Binti Bolhassan
10.10 AM Developing Data Skills in Malaysian and Singapore Librarians via Online Library Carpentry

Namita Santra (Senior Manager, Library and Learning Commons)
Monash University Malaysia

Belinda Sta Maria (Data Fluency Librarian, Library and Learning Commons)
Monash University Malaysia

Dong Danping (Research Services Librarian, Research & Data Services)
Singapore Management University

10.30amInnovation During Pandemic: Librarian I.D.E.A.Sā€™s Content Analysis

Dr Mohd Faizal Hamzah (Senior Librarian)
Universiti Malaya

10.50amJoint-Polytechnic Libraries (JPL) : The Power of Collaboration

Puspa Yeow (Director, Library)
Temasek Polytechnic

Khoo Ai Ling (Deputy Director. Library)
Singapore Polytechnic
11.10amCollaborative Initiatives of Digital Local Content Among Public Libraries: A Critical Literature Review

Nik Norfauzieana binti Mohd Zaki (Assistant Librarian)
Ministry of Defence, Malaysia

11.40amAssessment of Information Literacy Module for School Library

Dr Mayasari bintai Abdul Majid (Senior Librarian)
Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur

Liana Nakamura (School Librarian)
Viva School, Escola Viva, Portuguese

Mohd Faizal Mohd Hamzah (Senior Librarian)
Universiti Malaya
12.00pmSights, Sounds, Stories: Documenting COVID-19 at the National Library and National Archives of Singapore

Janice Loo (Librarian)
National Library Singapore, NLB

Lisa Wong (Audio-visual Archivist)
National Archives of Singapore, NLB
12.20pmCollaboration within the University Community and Beyond: The Story of the Oracle Bones in the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Leo F.H. Ma (Head of Upper Campus Libraries)
Chinese University of Hong Kong
12.40pmQ&A moderated by LAS President Dr Sadie-Jane Nunis
1.00pmLunch Break
2.30pmLibraries Holistic Support to Heutagogy Based On Biological Information: A Case Study in West Java, Indonesia during Pandemic Covid-19

Susanti Agustina (Lecturer Bibliotherapist, Curriculum & Education Technology Department)
Faculty of Education Science, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
2.50pmRebuilding Library as Pulau Tuba Community Hub

Firdausiah Ahamad (Senior Librarian)
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
3.10pmMigrating Seniors to eNewspapers ā€“ Our Journey to Bridging the Digital Divide

Melissa Kawasoe (Manager)
Central Public Library, NLB

Sheila Jang (Manager)
library@esplanade, NLB
3.30pme-LMM: Smart Way to Learn Literacy Media and Information in Pandemic Covid-19 Outbreak

Beghum Ulfhat Shehnaaz binti Amir Razali (Senior Librarian)
National Library of Malaysia

Syarifah Azmirina binti Syed Baniamin (Librarian)
National Library of Malaysia

Nor Shamsinar Baharom (Librarian)
National Library of Malaysia
3.55pmMining the richness of digital chat transcripts ā€“ An SMU Libraries experience in connecting with our community

Shameem Nilofar Maideen (Head, Collections, Access and Technology)
Singapore Management University Libraries

William Koh (Data Analyst)
Singapore Management University Libraries
4.15pmIssues and Challenges of Malaysian Rural Libraries

Siti Khadijah Rafie (Senior Lecturer)
Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Kedah
4.35pmQ&A moderated by PPM President Dr Rashidah Binti Bolhassan
4.55pmClosing remarks by LAS President Dr Sadie-Jane Nunis
5.00pmFeedback on conference
5.00pmEnd of conference


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