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    • From library stacks to Library-in-a-Pocket : will users be around? 

      Choy, Fatt Cheong. (2010)
      Purpose - As libraries move their focus from print collections to digital resources residing in the “cloud”, the library-user relationship has also changed dramatically. Power has clearly shifted from the library to the ...
    • Virtual library and continual learning for engineers. 

      Lim, Kong Meng.; Choy, Fatt Cheong. (2010)
      The need for learning does not end after graduation from engineering school or the start of employment. It is actually the beginning of an engineer’s life-long education. Engineers are generally known for their good ...
    • 图书馆如何支持大学创新?--以新加坡南洋理工大学图书馆为例 = Supporting University innovation : a case study of NTU Library 

      Ruan, Yang; Chia, Yew Boon (2010)
      为适应知识经济时代需要,培育全方位创新人才,近年来新加坡南洋理工大学(以下简称南大)在教学科研方面推进了一系列改革和创新。南大图书馆作为大学教学、科研的辅助部门,担负着配合学校教学和科研的重要职责,必然要开展各种创新服务以积极配合并大力支持大学创新;同时,图书馆创新也是图书馆自身适应时代发展和满足读者需求的必然反应。本文重点介绍了近年来我馆在创新方面的一些实践经验,如增设学习共享空间(learning commons),提供Web ...
    • Sowing the seeds : towards reaping a harvest using social web applications in Nanyang Technological University Library 

      Nurhazman Abdul Aziz; Chia, Yew Boon; Loh, Hazel (2010)
      In this paper, we share why and how Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Library has explored and implemented Web 2.0 technologies extensively to reach out to our users using a range of social web tools such as blogs, ...
    • Digital library services : towards mobile learning. 

      Choy, Fatt Cheong. (2010)
      Academic libraries today spend a large proportion of their materials budget on electronic resources. In the 2007-08 statistics reported by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in U.S.A., the average spending on ...
    • Enhanced library database interface. 

      Loh, Hazel.; Nurhazman Abdul Aziz.; Tan, Michael Siew Chye. (2009)
      This project initiative seeks to develop an integrated framework for managing the Library subscribed Databases. It aims to provide a single workflow for the administration of the subscribed databases and information web ...
    • Use of technology in Singapore libraries. 

      Choy, Fatt Cheong. (2005)
      Libraries in Singapore have invested heavily in implementing technology to manage their operations and provide library and information services to their users. This paper provides an overview on the extent of technology ...
    • Certification of continuous professional development for librarians in Singapore. 

      Choy, Fatt Cheong. (2007)
      Continuing training and professional development is of perennial concern in every profession. This paper outlines the proposal to implement a Professional Development Scheme (PDS) for the Library Association of Singapore. ...
    • Preparing for the future : academic libraries in the beginning of the 21st Century. 

      Choy, Fatt Cheong. (2005)
      One of the key components in any university or academic institution is its library. Since the early history of universities, particularly after the German model became well established, academic libraries were considered ...
    • Digital repository at Nanyang Technological University : implementing a subject metadata scheme. 

      Sam, Lena Choon Foong.; Muralidharan, Padmaja.; Tan, Han Yong.; Goh, Su Nee. (2009)
      One information service that has emerged in libraries with the advancement of digital technologies is the online institutional repository. DR-NTU is the digital institutional repository jointly developed by NTU Library and ...
    • Librarianship : what is it about now? 

      Choy, Fatt Cheong. (2008)
      Librarianship is generally considered to be concerned with the principle and practice of selecting, acquiring, organizing, disseminating and providing access to information in accordance with the specific needs of groups ...
    • Innovative library web marketing practices in Singapore : a landscape of hype, expectation and reality 

      Nurhazman Abdul Aziz; Akbar Hakim Harun; Tan, Catherine; Choy, Alan (2008)
      With the current rapid development of internet technologies, marketing models have moved into the global virtual arena and are creating an impact on traditional promotional practices of libraries in Singapore. As observed, ...
    • Libraries and librarians – what next? 

      Choy, Fatt Cheong. (2007)
      As Singapore librarians celebrate the culmination of the landmark Library 2000 Plan, it is an appropriate time to look at what lies ahead for the profession. The purpose of this paper is to provide an edited version of a ...