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1. Limit to only Full-Text. 2. Check NUS Libraries Holdings. At the 2 library sessions held recently at Hon Sui Sen Memorial Libray’s Training Room, our students wanted to know how to get the full-text of articles. You see, Business Source Premier, this wonderfully popular business databases, does not have full-text to all its articles […]

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1. Business Source Premier 2. Factiva You got to love lists. Get to know all about Business Source Premier today and tomorrow: Here are the details: 24 Aug, Wed, 2-3pm 25 Aug, Thur, 2-3pm Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library’s Training Room, 3rd Storey At the end of the sessions, you will learn how to get […]

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Biz Amazing Race at HSSML

Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library was the starting point of Biz’s Amazing Race. And amazing it was! A race it was not quite. TNL was there, of course. Who can resist watching a library transform (albeit only for that hour) into a noisy, rowdy, fun-filled place with students running around? And what a transformation it was. […]

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The shenanigans that librarians get up to. Tsk, tsk, tsk… TNL was at the Bizad Academic Fair and Roadshow last Mon and my, oh, my… check these pics out. Here you see the 2 librarians from the Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library standing quietly in front of their booth at the start of the roadshow.  Wai […]

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Welcome, welcome, all ye newbies! Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library (HSSML), your very own business library, welcomes our new students to a brand new year of lots of learning and discovering. Come and get to know us at the Bizad Academic Fair and Roadshow on Mon, 1 Aug, betwen 5-7pm, at the Mochtar Riady Building foyer. […]

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Once a Sssher, Always a Sssher…

One lovely afternoon, out in the quiet corridors of academia, a burst of laughter and noisy chatter filled the still, humid air. Students in baggy T-shirts and shorts were running around playing all sorts of games and obviously, having great fun. Ahh… orientation has started … Just as the old TNL was chuckling with colleagues, recalling past orientation games […]

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What You Put In Your Bibliography

One fine day, a very supportive and extremely focused Vice Dean wanted to know whether his first years used academic databases for a particular assignment. You see, the students were supposed to write on something current with a Singapore focus. He didn’t want a Google deal. “Its about time they started on academic databases. By the time they get to FYP, […]

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Baloney Online

On Monday, 25 April, a newspaper ran an article about detecting baloney online. Actually, what caught TNL’s attention was the first word/verb of the headline –  “Teach people to detect baloney online”. Unfortunately, the silly old girl thought she was going to be reading the “hows” of detection. Not quite, it seems. The article says […]

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Changes

When a particular business library went through the process of renovation, the staff of the library faced a process of change too. The most obvious was managing the renovation work which was an astounding new experience of dealing with architects, estate officers, contractors, sub-contractors, electricians, workers and cleaners.  On top of all that, library staff […]

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What a Hiatus!

What? You think the old girl up and left? Not so. You can’t quite get rid of TNL. Not so soon. She would gladly tell you that she was pleasantly reminded recently she had got to her quarter of a century mark in her service to the university. Imagine that – 25 years! In a […]

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