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Staff Profile: Phoebe Lim

Senior Assistant Director


Phoebe is with the Administration & Operations team. She is currently working on talent management initiatives together with the Library Planning and Effectiveness team and Office of Human Resources. 

She is also working with the Collection Development & Finance team and the Resources, Discovery & Access team to capture best practices for responsible collection development & management and collection assessment initiatives.

Educational Qualifications

Master of Business Information Technology (Information Management Stream), RMIT University
Storytelling: An investigation of the process of learning during an Information Technology implementation at RMIT University (Masters dissertation, RMIT University, Australia) 

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons), National University of Singapore
A comparative study of the political thoughts of Niccolo Machiavelli and Han Fei Zi (Honours Academic Exercise, National University of Singapore)

Professional Experience, Specialisation & Memberships

Phoebe started her library career with the National Library Board working in Jurong East Community Library and Bukit Panjang Community Library.

After receiving her Master's degree, she joined NTU Library as a library promotion librarian and serve as a subject librarian for Communication Research, Mass Communication and Art History. She also had the opportunity to work on new service initiatives like subject guides, Blogs@NTU and social media engagement, as well as run the Art, Design & Media Library.

More details: Phoebe Lim | LinkedIn

Council member & Chair of Training & Development, Library Association of Singapore (2023-2025) 

Council member & Chair of the Publications Committee, Library Association of Singapore (2016-2019)

Member, Publications Committee, Library Association of Singapore (2019-2020)

Professional Member, Library Association of Singapore



Skills & Interests


  1. Content Marketing and Promotion
  2. Developing People

Publications, Presentations & Works


Lim, P. (2018, November). What does good value mean to NTU? A value analysis of ScienceDirect Freedom Journals Usage in NTU. Presentation at Librarians of the Australia Technology Network Professional Development Day, November 2018, Brisbane Australia

Lim, P. (2015, August). Services quality for library user needs in a digital and social media era. Presentation at "GO Forward Together: Get to Know More for Quality Services" Seminar, 6-7 August 2015, Mahidol University, Bangkok Thailand. 

Lim, P. (2010, September). Promotion of Academic Libraries' Resources and Services 高校图书馆资源与服务的宣传与推广. Keynote at CALIS NAIC Conference, 20-22 September 2010, Qingdao Agricultural University, Qingdao, Shandong, China