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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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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Information Literacy, Librarianship and the Negotiation of Professional Expertise

Dr Olof Sundin, Associate Professor with the Swedish School of Library and Information Science presented his research on information literacy at the Toa Payoh Community Library on 26 July 2006. The talk was organized by the National Library Board and open to LAS members. The stage was set by his introduction where he stated that …

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