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Staff Profile: Law Loo Shien


Loo Shien is part of the Resouces, Discovery and Access team, where he assists the Team Lead with monitoring operations and improving the policies, procedures and workflows for acquisition and technical services for the Library. These areas include procurement, metadata management, holdings management, access provision, discovery of resources, internal communication, and staff training. Loo Shien is with the Finance team who assists the Library directors with budget planning, monitoring and reporting.

Educational Qualifications

- Master of Science (MSc), Information Studies, Nanyang Technological University, 2010

- Bachelor of Communication Studies, Nanyang Technological University, 2004

Professional Experience, Specialisation & Memberships

At NTU, Loo Shien was previously a subject librarian for Communication Studies and liaison librarian for the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information. Before joining NTU, he served as a Public Librarian with the National Library Board.

He is a Professional Member of Library Association of Singapore.

Honours, Awards & Achievements

- LAS-YBP Library Services Grant, 2015

Skills & Interests

After 10 years of experience with frontend Library services, Loo Shien is now honing his skills and knowledge of backend operations.

Loo Shien's professional interests include Information Literacy, Cognitive Authority, and Library Development.

His personal interests include understanding how things work and the human condition.

Publications, Presentations & Works


Law, L.S. (2018, September). Re-Branding, Co-Publishing and Full-Time Staff for LAS -- 3 ideas for the profession. Presentation at LAS-NLB Professional Sharing, Singapore

Law, L.S. (2015, September). Virtual Reality for Libraries  – An Exploratory Workshop. Presentation at library@orchard, Singapore



Law, L.S. (2016, August). Virtual Reality (VR) for Libraries - A Trial at NTU Libraries. Singapore Libraries Bulletin Blog, Library Association of Singapore

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