Monthly Archives: March 2012

cogito ergo sum

phil nigel and i were having a conversation about virtual libraries the other day and the following ideas and questions arose, amongst many others, which I’d like to share with you: A virtual space exists only when and for as … Continue reading

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Check out our ‘redesign your library’ comp for singapore secondary schools

I’ve recently had the pleasure of being involved in this competition which is underway for singapore secondary schools.  I think that it’s fair to say that designing a new library is a work highlight for many librarians, so imagine how excited the … Continue reading

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Pic-of-the-Week – Book Art

Here is a beautiful creation turning vintage books into mountains of art.

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Best Social Media Applications for 2012

Ever felt like you are drowning in the sea of tweets, RSS feeds and apps, and wished that you have a better way of identifying which are good and which are not? Well, here are a couple of links that … Continue reading

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The Future of Publishing by Dorling Kindersley (UK)

DK Marketing in the UK did this pretty neat video about the future of publishing. The inspiration for this video came from two other videos “The Lost Generation” and “The Truth”. 

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End of the line…

There are certain places that seem to be forever locked into a time-warp. Places, like a good period novel, that just take you back in time. Places seemingly created with a view on the nostalgic. Such a place in Singapore … Continue reading

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Watch this space – Pinterest

There is no doubt as highlighted in Joelyn’s recent post that libraries are trying to hop onto the Pinterest band wagon. You may recall my earlier post “A picture paints a thousand words – Part 2” in which I mentioned … Continue reading

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2012 US Digital Future in Focus – The Future of Mobile

Here’s another report that comScore has produced on “The Future of Mobile”:

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Merging Libraries with Social Media

In this time and age where anyone and everyone can be content creators, names like Twitter, Path, Instagram, and Pinterest are sounding more familiar. In fact, these names are expanding their services to reach greater audiences. I came across this … Continue reading

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Pic of the Week – Wisteria

Those visiting the central part of Japan (good time to tour Japan now given the current stage of the economy) mustn’t miss the Ashikaga Flower Park in Kanto which houses Japan’s oldest and largest wisteria (a creeper plant in the … Continue reading

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