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Tailoring News to Fit Your Needs

Overwhelmed by an incessant stream of breaking news? Learn how to cut through the clutter by using free online tools to make your daily news read a breeze, while keeping abreast of current topics and trends. We will also show you how to customise news to be shared with your target audience.

Central Library, Theatrette 1
11 Oct 2019
3.00pm to 5.00pm
NUS Libraries
Kho Su Yian
6516 1280
suyian@nus.edu.sg

Event Details

Overwhelmed by an incessant stream of breaking news? Learn how to cut through the clutter by using free online tools to make your daily news read a breeze, while keeping abreast of current topics and trends. We will also show you how to customise news to be shared with your target audience.

You Will Learn:
1. What RSS feeds are
2. How to collect news feeds
3. How to create online newsletters or email digests

Speakers:

Kho Su Yian (Resource Librarian for Business, NUS Libraries)
With over 10 years of experience as a Business Resource Librarian, Su Yian advises students and conducts workshops on Business Research. Her areas of knowledge include humanities and science resources, reference management software, library user experience, social media and communications. A NUS alumni, Su Yian graduated from FASS with a B.A (Hons) in English Literature, and a Master’s in Library & Information Management.

Loh Mee Lan (Resource Librarian for Patents, NUS Libraries)
Mee Lan joined NUS Libraries more than 25 years ago and has never looked back. She has worked at several NUS Libraries including Central Library, C J Koh Law Library and Science Library. Her interest in patent searching and teaching users how to search for patents started when she was working at Central Library. She enjoys the challenges and variety her work offers and looks forward to helping users find the information they need.

This event is recommended for anyone who wants to stay informed, or wants to inform others of current news.

This is an activity-based workshop so please BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), i.e. laptop/tablet which is fully-charged and connected to NUS WIFI.

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