ISEAS Library @ Regional Outlook Forum 2017, 9 January 2017
In support of ISEAS’ flagship conference Regional Outlook Forum 2017 held at Raffles City Convention Centre, the Library set up a small display corner to allow participants get to know our Southeast Asian-focused collections and range of information services available. Based on the themes of the conference, the Library selected 78 titles (including 15 journals) for display, of which 10 titles were loaned out at the end of the event.
A total of 140 conference participants visited the booth, representing close to 25% of the total number of participants. 24 of them registered on the spot as new users members. About half came from public sector - government/statutory boards. 16 new users also subscribed to the Library’s free Info-Alert services – Daily News Alert and Weekly News Articles.
Work Experience Programme for Raffles Girls’ School, 21 November-2 December 2016
The ISEAS Library has concluded its 4th run of internship programme for 5 Raffles Girls School (RGS) students from 21 November-2 December 2016. The students assisted in the processing private papers of Dr K. G. Tregonning and Professor Chan Heng Chee, RFID tagging, stocktaking using RFID scanner and microfilm scanning.
Visit by Research School of Southeast Asian Studies Library, Xiamen University, 18 August 2016
Dr Zhang Changhong, Chief Librarian from Research School of Southeast Asian Studies Library, Xiamen University and her 3 colleagues Mr Zhang Dayong, Ms Yao Xiaojing and Ms Zhu Hongjie visited ISEAS Library with the accompany of Dr Lye Soo Choon, Senior Oral History Specialist, National Archives of Singapore.
Mr Pitt Kuan Wah, Head of ISEAS Library met the delegation in the Library and Ms Liang Shuang, Manager of Reference & Circulation gave the briefing on Library collection and management, in particular on Private Paper and Photograph collections. Dr Zhang also provided an overview of Research School of Southeast Asian Studies Library’s history and collection. During the visit, they also exchanged views on the library’s accessing policy to public users as well as acquisition of library materials.
The delegation then viewed Library Reference and Journal collections, and toured Library Galleries. Both sides expressed an interest to strengthen relationship for further cooperation in addition to the current journal exchange programme.
Myanmar Parliamentary Team visit, 5 August 2016
Students Visit from S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU, 22 July 2016
NUS Asia Research Institute Graduate Students Visit, 25 May 2016
National Library Team Visit, 17 Mar 2016
Opening of the NSC Archaeology Unit Gallery, 14 Mar 2016
Visit by H.E. Say Samal, Cambodian Minister of Environment
29 Jan 2016
Head, ISEAS Library, briefing H.E. Cambodian Minister of Environment, Say Samal, at the Yusof Ishak Gallery
Head, ISEAS Library, highlighting books on Cambodia to H.E. Cambodian Minister of Environment, Say Samal
H.E. Cambodian Minister of Environment, Say Samal, showing his library membership card, with Head, ISEAS Library