We’ve made a start on a list for 2018/9 PD for the Asia region. Please note the following events with opportunities to attend and to present. Please add a comment if you know of any other opportunities to add to these. The list below is in chronological order. For other events and development opportunities in…

Libguide CMS training at CIS TK

Due to popular request we’ll be holding some Libguide CMS training in January 2018.  This is not for absolute beginners in Libguides, so if you’re just starting out, it’s suggested you follow some of the courses by Springshare first (Link only works if you’re signed in). You will also need the CMS version of Libguides…

Regional PD 2017/8

2017/8 School Year We are spoilt for choice this year for Librarian related PD. Please note the following events with opportunities to attend and to present. Please add a comment if you know of any other opportunities to add to these. The list below is in chronological order. For other events and development opportunities in…

AFCC 2017 – 10% off

Date: 17 — 21 MAY 2017Venue: NLB, Victoria Road Singapore The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) is an annual festival in Singapore that celebrates and promotes the creation and appreciation of children’s books and content, with a focus on Asian themes.  Indonesia is the country of focus for this year.  ISLN members are offered…

Library Staff Job-Alike Workshop (JAW) @ UWCSEA East, October

Friday, October 21, the library staff at UWCSEA East hosted the first annual Job-Alike Workshop (JAW) held here in Singapore, based on one held last year at Alice Smith School in KL. Forty-seven people from a total of sixteen schools attended (including one from KL).  The feedback has been tremendous and our staff learned so…

The Library Association of Singapore regularly offers interesting PD. Our member, Foo Soo Chin – School of the Arts, has generously shared this account of a recent professional development visit organised by LAS. This article was originally published at the Singapore Libraries Bulletin. LAS Visit to Raffles Institution’s Raffles Archives & Museum, Hullett Memorial Library and…

Feedback on some professional visits in Perth

Last week Barb Reid and I did a fairly impromptu 3-day visit to Perth, thanks to Scoot fares too cheap to ignore, some end-of-year extra money, and the hunt for a keynote speaker. We are hosting the next Librarians’ Knowledge Sharing Workshop here on the UWCSEA East campus in February 2017 (you can register your…

Andrew Stark: Understanding Space in the Library Landscape

At our most recent network meeting, hosted at UWCSEA East, we had the pleasure of Andrew Stark, Head of Libraries at The Southport School in Queensland, Australia, speak on the topic of “Understanding Space in the Library Landscape.” To read the text of his presentation — click here. We did video him, but the audio…