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Staff Profile: Tan Pei Jiun

Introduction

Pei Jiun is the Divisional Head of the Library Services Division in the Office of Information, Knowledge & Library Services (OIKLS). She oversees library services, spaces and facilities at the seven NTU libraries as well as OIKLS's outreach and engagement programmes with all stakeholders. Pei Jiun also drives strategic collaboration across University departments and leads the effort in library transformation to align with University goals and user needs.

Educational Qualifications

Master of Science (Information Studies), Nanyang Technological University

Bachelor of Arts (Communication), Monash University

Professional Experience, Specialisation & Memberships

Pei Jiun started as a journalist covering the technology sector before making a switch to information management and lilbrarianship. She has since worked in corporate (Abbott Laboratories), public (NLB) and academic (NTU) libraries for over 12 years. She also has experience as a consultant in information management at Dow Jones & Company and as a project manager at IDC, a global IT market research firm.

Honours, Awards & Achievements

Abbott Excellence (Gold) Award, 2014

Library Association of Singapore (LAS) Gold Medal Award, 2005

Publications, Presentations & Works

Clarke, D., & Tan, P. (2007). Audience-Centric Taxonomy: Using Taxonomies to Support Heterogeneous User Communities. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 0, pp. 123-127. https://dcpapers.dublincore.org/pubs/article/view/878/874

Tan, P. (2005). Enhancing access to digital information resources on heritage: A case of development of a taxonomy at the Integrated Museum and Archives System in Singapore. Journal of Documentation, 61(6), 751–776. https://doi.org/10.1108/00220410510632077