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Staff Profile: Vincent Wong

Introduction

Vincent is a Librarian from NTU Library's Advisory and Consultation Team. He is a liaison librarian for the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and works closely with faculty and students from the School of Humanities, as well as the School of Art, Design and Media.

 

Educational Qualifications

- Masters of Science (Information Studies), Nanyang Technological University, 2015

- Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Literature, Nanyang Technological University, 2013

Professional Experience, Specialisation & Memberships

After completing his Masters in Information Science at NTU, Vincent did an internship at SMU Libraries in 2015, where he was involved in a number of projects working with faculty and students, and creating information literacy resources for freshmen. Thereafter he joined NTU Library as a main Subject Librarian liaison who worked closely with the English Literature faculty of NTU's School of Humanities and Social Sciences to provide customised information services, organising and overseeing various events and projects from 2015 to 2017. His responsibilities included developing and expanding the collection of Singapore Literature, as well as showcasing student works and faculty activities with the wider community in NTU, creating a vibrant and collaborative space for all users in the library spaces in NTU. With the establishment of two Schools for Humanities and for Social Sciences, Vincent has now transitioned to liaison librarianship, providing advisory and consultation to the School of Art, Design and Media and the School of Humanities. 

Vincent is also currently a member of the editorial team of the Singapore Journal of Library and Information Science, published under the purview of the Publications committee of the Library Association of Singapore. He performs the duties of a copy-editor and as one of the associate editors, working with various librarians to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience for the improvement and development of the profession via the journal. 

Skills & Interests

Vincent's professional and research interests include:

  • Information Literacy and Libraries in the 21st Century
  • Victorian Literature
  • Contemporary Representations of Literature in Popular Culture

He is also personally interested in language and narratives, and the impact of popular culture on society. He has a minor in linguistics, and is able to speak English, Mandarin and Japanese. He also looks into keeping abreast of developments in machine learning and A.I. technologies and their possible applications in education and teaching.

Publications, Presentations & Works

Publications:

  1. Sam, C. F. L. & Wong, V. (2017). An annotated bibliography redux: a story of bibliographies, Singapore literature and digitization. Singapore Libraries Bulletin. Library Association of Singapore

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