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.
- Master of Science (MSc), Information Studies, Nanyang Technological University, 2010
- Bachelor of Communication Studies, Nanyang Technological University, 2004
At NTU, Loo Shien was previously a subject librarian for Communication Studies (2012-2018) and liaison librarian for the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information. Before joining NTU, he served as a Public Librarian (2008-2012) with the National Library Board.
He is a Professional Member of Library Association of Singapore.
- LAS-YBP Library Services Grant, 2015
Building on 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 collection development, keeping up with publishing trends, and exploring new technologies.
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