Off the grid

I have been off the grid for a few weeks now.  Not because of work-related matters. More of taking time out - vacationing in my hometown - Singapore.  Just returned from the trip.  Will be posting some of the interesting stuff that I did together with my family soon.  

Library Trends: Leading into the Future Workshop

https://flic.kr/p/q67Qig Attended a recent workshop in Doha, Qatar, entitled:  Library Trends: Leading into the Future.  This workshop was organized by LIAQ (Library and Information Association, Qatar) and the Mortenson Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My takeaways: I enjoyed the workshop thoroughly.  Covered interesting topics such as examining current trends in the library field (such …

Doha Reloaded 2016 (Drinking water while diving, “Sambil menyelam minum air”)

Whirlwind business trip to Doha, Qatar. Attended workshop organized by LIAQ, (Library and Information Association, Qatar) on “Library trends: leading into the future” in collaboration with Mortenson center for international library programs. Had a good discussion with Dr Clara Chu, Director and Distinguished Professor of the Mortenson Center. Stayed at the Torch Doha. Wonderful place, plus …

Study Visit: Technical Services, Duke University Libraries (USA) 2015

I spent a week of 'attachment' with the Tech Services at Duke Uni Libraries (Oct 2015).  (Thanks to my superiors for their approval).  Met a lot of wonderful people.  Thank you Beverly, Jacqui and Will for your kind hospitality.  It was a pleasure getting to know all of you as well as the other library …