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Staff Profile: Chew Shu Wen

Assistant Director

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Shu Wen Chew
Lee Wee Nam Library
50 Nanyang Avenue NS3-05-43
Nanyang Technological University
(S) 639798
(65) 6592-3245


Shu Wen is an Assistant Director with the Research Data Management Team and and her work involves the advocacy, education and support of NTU's Research Data Policy as well as maintaining the library's data management system.

Professional Experience, Specialisation & Memberships

Shu Wen started her career in librarianship in NUS Libraries where she joined as an assistant librarian in 2010 with the main role of pharmacy resource librarian. Since then, she has also developed expertise in the areas of patent searching, scholarly communication and publishing, and research data management. In August 2017, Shu Wen joined NTU Library as an Assistant Director under the Research Data Management Team.

Honours, Awards & Achievements

- Library Association of Singapore Scholarship, 2012

Publications, Presentations & Works


  1. LAS Inaugural Webinar – Remaining Relevant: articulating the value of our library services on 30th Nov 2018. Presentation title: Research Data Management – New Opportunities and Challenges 3

Conference Presentation:

  1. Chew, S.W., Hayat, I., Loh, M.L., Ng, S. (2014) Collaboration and Partnerships with Different Stakeholders to Strengthen Patent Information Literacy Programs at NUS Libraries (Presented at Libraries for Tomorrow 2014, Singapore)

Journal Articles:

  1. Chew, S. W., & Khoo, C. S. (2015). Comparison of drug information on consumer drug review sites versus authoritative health information websites. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.
  2. Tay, A. C. H., Glass, G., & Chew, S. W. (2013). Using Foursquare. Check-ins are not just for books!. Library Management, 34(6/7), 3-3. (Paper presented at the 33rd Annual IATUL Conference, Singapore)
  3. Fan, R., Chew, S. W., Cheong, V. V., & Orner, B. P. (2010). Fabrication of gold nanoparticles inside unmodified horse spleen apoferritin. Small, 6(14), 1483-1487.


  1. Orner, Brendan Patrick, Rongli Fan, Shu Wen Chew, and Vee Vee Cheong. "Method for fabricating a gold nanoparticle." U.S. Patent 9,925,592, issued March 27, 2018.

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