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Staff Profile: Frank Seah

Introduction

Frank is a Senior Librarian with NTU Library's Communication and Outreach Team and his work involves internal and external communication with stakeholders of the NTU community as well as the promotion and development of the library's resources, services and facilities.

Educational Qualifications

- Master of Science (Information Studies), Nanyang Technological University, 2009

- Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Singapore University of Social Sciences, 2006

- Master of Education (Mathematics Education), National Institute of Education, 2003

- Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Education), National Institute of Education, 1996

- Bachelor of Science (Pass with Merit), National University of Singapore, 1994

Professional Experience, Specialisation & Memberships

Frank joined the CPF Board in 1994 as an executive assistant shortly after obtaining his bachelor’s degree from NUS. He left the CPF Board to pursue a year-long Postgraduate Diploma in Education at NIE in 1995. After graduating from NIE, he embarked on his teaching career and taught mathematics at the secondary level for 11 years before he decided to make a career switch to the library field. Frank worked in Carl East (S) Pte Ltd as a librarian for a year before joining NTU Library in September 2008 as an assistant librarian in the Library Promotion Division as well as the science librarian for chemistry. He was subsequently transferred to the Instructional Services Division and is currently with the Communication and Outreach Team.

Frank has been a member of the Library Association of Singapore since January 2009.

Honours, Awards & Achievements

- Practising Professional (PP), Library Association of Singapore, Jul 2017 to Jun 2019

- NTU 10 Years Long Service Award, 2016

- MOE 10 Years Long Service Award, 2004

Skills & Interests

Frank’s professional interests include marketing library and information services, strategic uses of Web 2.0 technology in libraries, and trends in library instructional services.

Publications, Presentations & Works

Publications:

  1. Tan, C., Sum, H., Seah, F., Somasundram, V., & Wong, E. (2012). Asia-Pacific libraries on Facebook: Content analysis on posts and interactions. Singapore Journal of Library & Information Management, 41, 65-88. Available at https://www.las.org.sg/wp/sjlim/files/SJLIM2012TanetalFacebookAnalysis.pdf
  2. Seah, E. K. (2005). Analysis of students’ difficulties in solving integration problems. The Mathematics Educator, 9(1), 39-59. Available at http://math.nie.edu.sg/ame/matheduc/journal/v9_1/v91_39.aspx

Presentations:

  1. Wu, Y. Y., & Seah, F. (2016, September). Embedding online learning into students’ learning experience using LAMS. Poster session presented at Smart Libraries for Tomorrow Conference 2016, Singapore.
  2. Tan, C., Sum, H., & Seah, F. (2012, October). Marketing your library. Post-conference workshop presented in conjunction with Conference on GenNEXT Libraries “Emerging Technologies: New Direction for Libraries”, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei.
  3. Tan, C., Sum, H., & Seah, F. (2012, June). New era new thinking. Library seminar presented at National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  4. Tan, C., & Seah, F. (2011, April). Benchmarking of university library Facebook pages in Asia. Poster session presented at Libraries for Tomorrow Seminar 2011, Singapore.
  5. Ong, W., Tan, C., Chen, P., & Seah, F. (2010, August). Opening minds to different worlds. Poster session presented at World Library and Information Congress: 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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