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[Issue 6, 2016]

WASSAP @ LIBRARY

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OF SIM’S PARTNER UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

OFFER ONLINE COURSE READINGS What are online course readings? Online Course Readings are reading materials provided by LECTURERS. It includes electronic copies of lecture notes, copyrighted book chapters, journal articles, reading packs and other resources.

Find my Online Course readings

We have compiled a list of Online Course Readings provided by your university library for your convenience. In the next two pages, click on the links to the collection and do a search for your course code.

Note... • This Online Course readings are only accessible to current SIM students registered with the Partner Universities. • You may find that NOT all courses have materials placed in this collection.

Find out more about online course readings library.sim.edu.sg


1. eReserve

Access via http://www1.rmit.edu.au/library

2.

Course Reserve

Access via http://library.buffalo.edu/libraries/

3. Subject Readings

Access via http://www.library.uow.edu.au/index.html

These websites are accessible by current students who are doing the courses with SIM’s Partner Universities. Login is required to access the materials.


4. Resource Lists

Access via https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/as/libraryservices/ library/index.aspx

5. Unit of Study Readings

Access via http://www.library.usyd.edu.au/

6. .

Reading Lists

Access via http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/

7. myResource Lists

Access via http://www.shef.ac.uk/library

8. Reading Lists

Access via http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/

These websites are accessible by current students who are doing the courses with SIM’s Partner Universities. Login is required to access the materials.


EVENT HIG HLIG HTS

Makers fest 8 Sep - 9 Oct 2015

Special Exhibition: #My Singapore Ours to Create

This exhibition covered aspects of Singapore’s Past, Present and Future through the photo essays past and present as well as sounds and songs of different decades. Special goodie bags were given away to visitors who participated in the activity. It is a collaboration effort with Singapore Discovery Centre.

Check out the pictures

Dare to Dream - a book talk by Dr Low Lee Yong

Our students learned how Dr Low stayed ahead of the competition in the healthcare industry, using technology and data analytics to transform and simplify healthcare system. Find out more about Dr Low and his works.

Becoming a Life Champion - a book talk by Sean Wong From setback to comeback, Sean Wong shared his entrepreneurial journey who once lost all his investments due to hostile market changes. He is now an accomplished producer, singer-songwriter, and life coach. Find out more about Sean and his works.


Three days fringe activity booths This month-long festival was launched with the special exhibition titled #My Singapore - Ours to Create (see report previous page), followed by three days mini activity booths featuring e-Info Roadshow and many interesting exhibitors from Singapore Makers Association. Noteworthy booths include: • e-Info Roadshow - demonstration of online databases such as BusinessPro, ABI-INFORM Complete, Passport (Euromonitor) and Science Direct • Apple Gaming - Top scorer of Temple Run won an iPod Touch • Clothescallsg.com • Gary-Pencaster • Luv N Co • Blackilocks Handmade For a Cause • Hiverlab Pte Ltd • Volunex Solutions Group • The Curious Design Network

Check out the pictures

Left: Benjamin Theng is the Top Scorer of Apple Gaming. He won an iPod Touch 16 GB worth $278.

Grand Draw for Three Lucky Winners!

Throughout the festival, Makers Fest Passport (above) were given out and students had to collect as many stamps as possible. At the closing ceremony, we held a Grand Draw for three lucky winners! Congratulations to all the winners!

Cliff Han Zong Xian won Top Grand Draw Prize, an iPad Mini 16GB WIFI worth $398.

Vanithasshiri D/O Krishnan won 2nd Grand Draw Prize, $200 Gift Voucher.

Benjamin Theng won 3rd Grand Draw Prize, $100 Gift Voucher.


It’s within reach Specially for Distinctive UniSIM & SIM GE Graduates

SIM POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS 2016

T

he SIM Postgraduate Scholarships honour our pioneering leaders – Dr Richard K M Eu and Professor You Poh Seng – passionate contributors to the furthering of management development and education in Singapore. These scholarships are offered to distinctive UniSIM and SIM GE graduates who have dreams – big dreams to fulfil. And these dreams are all within reach. Go ride it. With the SIM Postgraduate Scholarships.

SIM-Richard K M Eu Scholarship | SIM-You Poh Seng Scholarship • Only for graduates who have completed their studies with SIM University & SIM Global Education • Each scholarship is worth S$100,000 and bond-free • Awarded for postgraduate studies at reputable local or overseas universities • For full-time or part-time postgraduate studies in the fields of Engineering, IT and Computer Science, Science and Technology, Health Sciences, Banking, Economics and Finance, Business, Mathematics and Statistics, Law, Social Sciences • Open to Singapore citizens only

Application starts March 2016

For details and application procedure, please visit www.sim.edu.sg/simscholarships or call 6248 9489


Get the most out of library (that aren’t just books) It is never too late to start using the school library and the online services that it offers. To help you get the most out of SIM Library, here are five facts that you must know so that you can study smart and save a lot of time. Borrowing books using your SIM or UniSIM Student Card. You can borrow to a maximum of 6 books. There are three Self-Check machines for you to check-out the books. Extend the due date of your borrowed books via My Library Account. You can do a maximum of 2 renewals if there are no prior reservations. Reserve books when they are out on loan. You can click on Request Option to join the queue. Bookings of library facilities such as Bloomberg Terminal, Gaming Room, Group Study Room and Notebook from Xpress Collect. Borrowing of electronic devices such as Notebook, iPad and Camcorder. More detailed information can be found here

Xpress Collect: Pick up at your convenience Xpress Collect is a new service from the SIM Library. It is now available to use at your convenience. Located at the heart of SIM HQ – Student Hub (Block B Level 1), you can collect your reserved items by scanning your NRIC card and the designated locker will automatically open. Services available at Xpress Collect include: »» Pick up reserved books during or after library operating hours »» Loan notebooks if you have made advanced booking from the library booking system

To book a notebook, visit Booking Library Services & Facilities


Extended Library Hours 2016 Need a conducive place to study till late? Need to prepare ahead for the upcoming exams? Tay Eng Soon Library will open for extended hours to let you prepare for your examinations. Do take note that borrowing, photocopying & printing will not be available after 8.45pm (weekdays) and 5.15pm (Saturdays).

FROM 7 MARCH TO 27 MAY 2016 8.30am - 11.00pm (Monday - Friday) 9.00am - 9.00pm (Saturday)

e-Resources: responsible use of library resources The usage of Library-subscribed electronic resources is determined by licence agreements between SIM Library and the publishers/vendors. To protect copyrighted resources, a warning system is in place to advise you when your downloading activities could potentially violates the licence agreements. This will result in account suspension that ultimately affects the entire SIM community. Here are some tips to reduce excessive downloading of subscribed e-Resources: 1. Avoid downloading the entire e-book or entire issues of an e-journal 2. Avoid using robots, spiders, or other automated programs to download from our subscribed resources 3. Stop content downloading when you receive warning messages Let’s be responsible when accessing copyrighted information so that you can continue to enjoy the e-resource access extended to you.

Mon - Fri Sat

8.30am - 9.00pm 9.00am - 5.30pm

Closed on Sunday and Public Holiday

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