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SILAS, or Singapore Integrated Library Automation Services, has been providing bibliographic services and products to Singapore libraries since 1987.

What's New

OCLC APRC nominations now open

published on 05 Nov 2014 by Henry Lam in SILAS news

OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council nominations now open OCLC members throughout Asia and the Pacific are invited to nominate individuals to run for...

Highlight of BIBFRAME update forum June 2014 (1)

published on 02 Sep 2014 by Henry Lam in 5 Minutes Reading

    Mr Kevin Ford tells the story of BIBFRAME: Why and How in this 8 minutes video clip:   Transcript: I wanted to begin...

OCLC ASIA PACIFIC REGIONAL COUNCIL 2014 MEMBERSHIP CONFERENCE

published on 02 Sep 2014 by Henry Lam in SILAS news

 OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council holds annual meeting in different country/territory each year. This year, the meeting will be held in Jeju...

BIBFRAME update forum at ALA June 2014

published on 02 Sep 2014 by Henry Lam in 5 Minutes Reading

  The recorded video of the update session is now available at: 1. Library of Congress website: http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc...

OCLC-MARC Update 2014 Phase Two

published on 02 Sep 2014 by Henry Lam in SILAS news

OCLC has now implemented changes related to the OCLC-MARC Update 2014, Phase Two.  This includes the remainders of the MARC 21 Bibliographic...

RDA Training Booklet

published on 11 Aug 2014 by Henry Lam in 5 Minutes Reading

From Cataloging Futures (July 19, 2014) RDA Training Booklet One of my ATLA colleagues just pointed out this practical guide to RDA: RDA ...

Reordering Ranganathan: Shifting User Behaviors, Shifting Priorities

published on 10 Jul 2014 by Henry Lam in 5 Minutes Reading

A new research report was released by OCLC: Connaway, Lynn Silipigni, and Ixchel M. Faniel. 2014.Reordering Ranganathan: Shifting User Behaviors, Shifting...

Data Sharing and Data Management

published on 10 Jun 2014 by Henry Lam in 5 Minutes Reading

People are really to share data, but sometimes it is not as easy as said.  We probably do not want to have the situation as it is in this video...

Presentation on metdata to La Sapienza

published on 09 Jun 2014 by Henry Lam in 5 Minutes Reading

Metadata sometimes means different things to different communities. Mr James Weinheimer has kindly shared his presentation he gave to a seminar at...

New course on Semantic Web

published on 28 May 2014 by Henry Lam in 5 Minutes Reading

For those who want to learn about Semantic Web and Linked Data.  There is a new course "Knowledge Engineering with Semantic Web Technologies" organised...

Latest Events

Sep
18
Metadata Discussion Group Meeting #6
18 Sep 2015 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
 

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Oct
16
SILAS Knowledge Sharing Session #37
16 Oct 2015 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
 

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Nov
20
Metadata Discussion Group Meeting #7
20 Nov 2015 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
 

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Nov
20
Metadata Discussion Group Meeting #7
20 Nov 2015 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
 

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Highlights

 


OCLC APRC nominations 

OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council nominations now open

 3 open positions on the Asia Pacific Regional Council Executive Committee.

Submit by 5 December.