Author Archives: Emerald

About Emerald

Emerald Leung, Sales & Marketing Manager for Civica LLD based in Singapore.

Happy Birthday Singapore!

We took a quick break from our work yesterday to take part in a pre National Day photoshoot. It’s Singapore’s 47th  birthday today so we’re taking the day off to  spend time with family and friends.

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(belated) pic of the week what your digital bookshelf says about you

The titles on an individual’s bookshelf say a lot about that person, but as many of us move away from physical books to digital it is harder now to walk into a someone’s house and make a quick decision on character … Continue reading

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The straits times likes our work

Civica made it to the pages of Singapore’s highest selling newspaper last week, with ‘breaking news’ coverage of the finals of our redesign your library competition for secondary schools. The award ceremony for our redesign your library comp which was attended … Continue reading

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Pic-of-the-week: Hey, Girl.

Hey, Girl. What’s not to like about Ryan Gosling (as in his amazing ability to take on myriad diverse roles and seem just so believeable in all.)? He also makes a nice pic-of-the-week….

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Civica Attends International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (iCTLT)

The Singapore team was kept busy last week staffing the booth at this big busy conference that attracted educators from all around Asia and beyond. Civica was a platinum sponsor for this event.

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cogito ergo sum

phil nigel and i were having a conversation about virtual libraries the other day and the following ideas and questions arose, amongst many others, which I’d like to share with you: A virtual space exists only when and for as … Continue reading

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Check out our ‘redesign your library’ comp for singapore secondary schools

I’ve recently had the pleasure of being involved in this competition which is underway for singapore secondary schools.  I think that it’s fair to say that designing a new library is a work highlight for many librarians, so imagine how excited the … Continue reading

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Congratulations Hayley Morton, SA Water Library (South Australia) on the publication of her new book “ThinkBeings”.

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pic of the week: literary nostalgia

when recently visiting a friend’s house and was browsing the bookshelves (it’s an excellent way to determine character) this book caught my eye, which is my pic of the week:

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the reverse library joke meme

seriously, you don’t get out much  (or is it that you get out too much and don’t waste spend enough time on facebook) if you missed this meme that did the rounds last week.

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