Tag Archives: Singapore Management University

Winning combination for collaboration on plagiarism: SMU Libraries and Student Council of Discipline (SCD)

By Mei Tan* (17 April 2018) Plagiarism in higher education is a reality that will not go away any time soon.   In Singapore Management University (SMU) Libraries, we observed that there had been an increase in requests for plagiarism workshops in recent years.   We also realised from the onset that conducting library workshops on plagiarism […]


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Great exaggerations! Death of Libraries

(25 January 2018) Libraries these days are built digital brick by digital brick – brick being the metaphor for digital books, journals, articles, objects, media, digital infrastructure, networks, apps, data, and analytics. The growth of print collections has been declining considerably in recent times. Gulcin Cribb, University Librarian, Singapore Management University (SMU) writes that SMU […]


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# Call to Action – Fake News, Misinformation and Post-Truth:

Who is responsible? What are you doing about it? (1 November 2017) We have all been hearing about these topics via various media and communication platforms, but how do we move the agenda forward – From Talk to Action? Singapore Management University Libraries invites you to a forum where you will hear the voices of […]


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SMU Libraries hiring Analytics Librarian / Data Analyst

(12 October 2017) The Analytics Librarian / Data Analyst works collaboratively with the entire Library team and other stakeholders of the Singapore Management University Community to develop data-informed approach for achieving strategic objectives related to library operations and user needs. LAS has the full job description.


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SMU Libraries hiring Digital Initiatives Manager

(18 September 2017) The Digital Initiatives Librarian/Manager works collaboratively with the entire Library team and other stakeholders of the SMU community to identify, develop, deploy and manage new & existing technologies that support the Library’s learning, teaching and research goals. The appointee will provide professional management and operational administration of the Library Technology Systems including […]


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The ‘F’ word…overheard along the concourse

By Rajendra Munoo (Head of Learning Services & Research Librarian) and Yuyun Wirawati Ishak (Head of Information Services), SMU Libraries (14 September 2017) Have you been duped by #FakeNews and #AlternativeFacts recently? If you are relying on social media for your daily diet of news, information and gossip, then you should, by now, be flabbergasted […]


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SMU Libraries hiring Communications and Outreach Librarian

(31 July 2017) This position supports the Library’s efforts in interactions and communications with its customers and stakeholders both internally and externally. The position holder will work with the larger team of library staff to ensure the library’s communication strategies and endeavours are effective, proactive, aligned with SMU’s strategic goals and the Library’s priorities, and […]


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SMU Libraries hiring Library Specialist

(11 January 2017)  Applications are invited for appointment as Library Specialist at the SMU Libraries, Singapore Management University. SMU is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative and experienced professional to support the provision of library resources in all formats.  This position works with team members to ensure, through continuous improvement methods, that effective and efficient access to […]


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Heat maps from SMU LiveLabs

(17 February 2016) Students and faculty of Singapore Management University can see at a glance how ‘hot’ the different parts of the Li Ka Shing library is. The Library has been collaborating with SMU LiveLabs on a space finder app that shows how crowded a specific location in the library is in real-time. By partnering with […]


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Singapore Management University is hiring librarians

(6 February 2104) Singapore Management University is hiring staff for its Li Ka Shing university library. The positions are Library Specialist, Circulation (Part Time), Research Data Services Librarian/Manager and Research Librarian, Social Sciences. Applications are welcome from qualified individuals anywhere in the world, in particular those who may be looking for an opportunity to return to Asia […]


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Vacancies at Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore Management University

The Hong Kong Library Association website lists three vacancies at SMU: Communications and Outreach Librarian; Research Librarian, Law; and Research Data Services Librarian. Click here http://www.hkla.org/ for details. More details here too: http://library.smu.edu.sg/about-us-career-opportunities


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From hearts and roses to gore and ghouls: student engagement at Li Ka Shing Library

By Priyanka Sharma and Joseph Kennedy The Li Ka Shing Library at Singapore Management University, SMU, employs various techniques for student engagement. One of the reasons for a high level of student engagement  could be the fact that students see librarians throughout the academic cycle in multiple settings. SMU students are required to attend a […]


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Research skills boot camp: preparing law students for internships

By Charlotte Gill, Priyanka Sharma and Yuyun Wirawati Ishak Legal Internship is an integral part of legal education and is the first brush that a law student has with the legal profession outside the comfortable environs of law school. Since the inception of the law school at Singapore Management University (SMU) in 2007, law students […]


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