The International Librarians Network: new round begins March 2015

Are you interested in building your professional network and learning about librarianship around the world? Do you love the idea of professional travel but just don’t have the budget? The International Librarians Network (ILN) may be for you. The ILN peer mentoring program is a facilitated program aimed at helping librarians develop international networks. Having …

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Highlights of the IFLA 2014 Conference Experience in Limerick and Lyon

In mid-August 2014, I attended the IFLA 2014 Satellite Meeting on Information Literacy in Limerick, Ireland, and the IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2014 in Lyon, France. This trip was made possible due to the award of the LAS-WLIC Grant 2014. I am indeed thankful to LAS and honoured to be given the opportunity …

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Visit to NIE Library and IFLA Sharing Session

This event held on 9 December 2014 comprised of two parts, where 42 attendees were first brought on a tour around the newly renovated National Institute of Education (NIE) Library, followed by an informative sharing session from three of our LAS members whom had been partially sponsored for their trip to IFLA 2014. This is …

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An Enriching Visit to Taylor & Francis on a Halloween Day

As we make our way up the steps to the office of Taylor & Francis, one wonders what experience can be gleaned from a short visit to this anchor publication company. To our surprise, we were greeted by two ladies in black gowns offering tricks-or-treats in a Jack-o’-lantern basket, complete with sweets and centipedes (mock ones …

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Lecture and night visit to Lee Kong Chian Reference Library (LKCRL) on 23rd October 2014

49 students undertaking the MSc in Information Studies at the School of Wee Kim Wee, Nanyang Technological University was brought on a visit to LKCRL by Professor Shaheen on 23 Oct 2014. Mr Patrick Pu, Chair of Membership Committee, Library Association of Singapore (LAS) also joined the session. The students arrived promptly at 6.30pm at …

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