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Work experience

Internship & Casual Work

Various Companies

Dualsoft Solutions Pte. Ltd. (Nov 2004 - February 2005)(http://dualsoftsolution.com)

  • Technical documentation for their in-house Enterprise Resource Planning System.
  • Web Designer

Stratech Pte. Ltd. (April - May 2001)(http://stratech.com)

  • Assisting in web construction (e-learning portal called SmartTown.com)

S-One Consultant (December 1999 - April 2001)

  • IT Trainer (Part Time)
  • Web Master
Sep 2006Present

Nanyang Technological University

Librarian (Library Technology & Systems Division)

Appointed as :

  • Librarian (Library Technology & Systems) - Main Role - September 2006 to Present 
  • Librarian (New Media Group) - July 2011 to Present
  • Business Librarian (IT & Operation Management) - September 2006 to April 2011

Operational Responsibilities (2006 to Present) :

New Media GroupThe work of the New Media Group involves project coordination, maintaining and developing systems and capabilities to support library operations and services such as: 

  • Handling in the implementation of new technology initiatives for library’s information services and resources (Web 2.0 - New Media), including policies and guidelines
  • Conducting workshops and information sharing session for staffs on New Media technology and literacy
  • Managing in the administration and development ofBlogs @ NTU server (WordPress - Content Management System)
  • Managing in mobile application projects

Library Technology and System DivisionThe work of the Library Technology Division involves project coordination, maintaining and developing systems and capabilities to support library operations and services such as: 

  • Content Management System
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal.
    • Technology used LAMP, WordPress, Site:http://blogs.ntu.edu.sg 
  • Federated Search System (Metalib)
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal.
    • Site:http://ezsearch.ntu.edu.sg
  • Link Resolver System (SFX)
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • Site:http://ezsearch.ntu.edu.sg
  • Web Scale Discovery System (EDS-EBSCOHost)
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • Site: http://ntu.edu.sg/library/onesearch
  • Database-driven Content (Repository of metadata, including Citrix System)
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal.
    • Site:  http://venus.wis.ntu.edu.sg/lib_databases/
  • IT & AV Infrastructure (Learning Spaces in Libraries)
    • Art, Media & Design Library (2006)
    • Asian Communication & Research Centre (ACRC) (2007)
    • Humanities & Social Science Library (2007)
    • Wu Gong Wu Library (2008, 2011)
    • Lee Wee Name Library - Cool Campus Project (2008)
    • Library Instructional Hub (2008)
    • Business Library - Learning Space (2009, 2011)
    • Lee Wee Name Library - Level 4 (2011)
  • Library Booking & Facilities System
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • Site: http://ntufbs.edu.sg
  • Library Mobile Development
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • Site: http://blogs.ntu.edu.sg/mlibrary/
  • Library Toolbar (Conduit)
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • Site: http://ntulibrary.ourtoolbar.com/
  • Library FAQ system
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • Site: http://askntu.ntu.edu.sg/home/ntu_library/
  • Library Survey System
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • Site: http://askntu.ntu.edu.sg/home/ntu_library/
  • Acquisition of IT & AV equipments (for Library)
    • Handling  the project acquisition process for library
    • In charge of all the Audio Visual deployment and integration for the 7 libraries.
  • Library Common Terminals, Standalone Terminal and Express Terminal
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • More than 700 terminals deployed across 7 libraries
  • Library 3M Equipment (Bookchecks, RFID, Gates, Counter systems) and ePayment Kiosk Management
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal
  • Library Survey System Management (Vovici)
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal. 
    • Site: http;//survey.ntu.edu.sg
  • Library OPAC Enhancement
    • Handling  the project from inception to delivery and maintenance of the site portal.
    • Integration with BookJetty.com, LibraryAnywhere and LibraryThing via Z39.5 protocol
  • Assisting and back up for:
    • Administration in the Library ezProxy server
    • Administration for Library Violation Access Server
    • Administration of Digital Repository
    • Administration in the Library Database Directory Site
    • Administration for Library eforms management 

Subject Responsibilities (Sept 2006 to April 2011) :The work of the Business Library involves project coordination, maintaining and developing the need to Nanyang Business School and NTU, such as: 

  • Developing library's collection development for Business IT & Operation Management
  • Selecting library materials for procurement or subscription
  • Coordinating subject resources
  • Acting as library liaison person to Division of Business IT & Operation Management, Nanyang Business School
  • Responsible for the Business Library IT needs, web presences (via Web 2.0 development) and the infrastructure.
  • Research Assistance Desk duties

Conference Proceedings & Presentations

  • Amirrudin Dahlan, Nurhazman Abdul Aziz, Mohd Pitchay Gani M. A. Aziz et al. (2011) Building the strategic pillars for Angkatan Sasterawan 50’s online information services. In Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education & Practice. Url:http://dr.ntu.edu.sg/handle/10220/6844
  • Nurhazman Abdul Aziz, Chia Yew Boon, Hazel Loh (2010) Sowing the seeds : towards reaping a harvest using social web applications in Nanyang Technological University Library.. In World Library and Information Congress: 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly. Url: http://dr.ntu.edu.sg/handle/10220/6450
  • Hazel Loh, Nurhazman Abdul Aziz, Michael Siew Chye. Tan (2009) Enhanced library database interface. In Libraries for Tomorrow 2009. Urlhttp://dr.ntu.edu.sg/handle/10220/6194
  • Nurhazman Abdul Aziz, Akbar Hakim Harun, Catherine Tan et al. (2008) Innovative library web marketing practices in Singapore : a landscape of hype, expectation and reality. In Library Association of Singapore Conference 2008. Url:http://dr.ntu.edu.sg/handle/10220/6070

 Journal Articles

  • Nurhazman Abdul Aziz, Tan Siew Chye Michael, Hazel Loh (2010) Enhanced library database interface at NTU Library, 1-14. In Singapore Journal of Library Information Management. Url:http://www.las.org.sg/sjlim/SJLIM2010

Poster Presentations

  • Michael, Tan Siew Chye, Loh, Hazel, Yew Boon, Chia, Abdul Aziz, Nurhazman (2011) [email protected] Fingertips:extending [email protected], In Libraries For Tomorrow Seminar 2011. Url:http://www.las.org.sg/lft/

Web Pages

  • Nurhazman Abdul Aziz (2011) Technology Letters. In Library Associations of Singapore. Url:http://www.las.org.sg/wp/technologyletters

Conference & Workshops

  • PPM - LAS Joint Conference 2012, presented a talk on Bibliographic Paradigm and the Digital Information Resources on March 16th, 2012
  • LAS Special Libraries Section’s 2nd Annual Networking Event, Discussion Panel on ‘Social Media and Marketing Libraries’ on Nov 9th, 2011.  
  • Regional Conference on Libraries, Archieves and Museum for Brunei Library Association's Pre-conference workshop on Rebranding our Profession - 1 day workshop on 29th Nov to 2nd Dec, 2011 

Awards

  • Library Associations of Singapore's New Comer Award 2010 
  • NTU Postgraduate Sponsorship Program (2 Year Bond Upon Completion)

Community Social Responsibility (Involvement):-

  • Community Leader’s Forum (2010)
    • Attended & Participated the Community Leader’s Forum (http://www.clfprojects.org.sg/) which leads by the Malay Members of Parliament to achieve a shared vision of a community of excellence for the Malay/Muslim community. Under the focus group for Youth Development Network to understand the landscape of New Media.
  • Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (2010)
    • Appointed as a panellist judge for a recent video competition by Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS) for their viral online campaign on Ramadan Outreach (http://ramadan.sg) MUIS website: http://muis.gov.sg
  • Mendaki (2009)
    • Appointed as a tender panelist for the selection for Mendaki's  Community Learning and Sharing Site or CLASS in short, is an information gateway for the Malay/Muslim community. Based on the three principles of Share, Learn and Work, the site is created to consolidate the wealth of knowledge that resides within our community that can serve as a resource for the benefit of others.The site can be found on http://www.class.org.sg/

Media Interviews:

  • Interviewed by Berita Harian on "Malay Community Group Building Well Rapport Within Facebook's sphere." on February 7th 2009, and "Email New Generation in Facebook" March 28th, 2009
  • A Malay Current Affair Channel, Detik, by Suria (MediaCorp) on December 2004 on the exprience in a youth professional relief project in in Iloilo, Philippines. - A project by Mercy Relief, SOKA (Singapore) and Mendaki.
  • Interviewed by Singapore Library Week 2007 website.
  • Interviewed by Brunei Times on Thursday, December 1, 2011 by Siew Mun Fung on Workshop held on library management
May 2011Present

Library Associations of Singapore

Council Member and Elected Chair (Information, Communication & Technology Committee)

Terms of Reference:

  • To be responsible for the production, access, maintenance and marketing of electronic information on the LAS Portal,http://las.org.sg
  • To serve the information, communication & technology needs of the LAS Council and members of LAS
  • To help publicise LAS through the New Media
  • To assist in LAS IT Governance
  • To administrate and organising LAS Community portal.
Aug 2001Present

Platoon Sergeant

Singapore Armed Forces (NSmen)

Duration: Current National Servicemen (NSmen) Term

Vocation: Infantry Section LeaderUnit: 2PDF 821 SIR - C CoyResponsibilities for:

  • Welfare of soldiers.
  • Platoon Leadership.
  • Personnel Accountability
  • Field operations, mission support, Medical support, and
  • Platoons senior trainer, assist and evaluate squad training.
  • Formations, Inspection of soldiers, appearance.
  • Garrison operations, detail support.
  • Administration of Platoon paperwork.
  • Weapons Qualification.
  • Maintain Platoon Battle Roster.

Attended and graduated from Specialist and Warrant Officer Advanced School (SWAS) 's Basic/ Vocation Course (Infantry Platoon Sergeant) Course dated may 9th to 23rd, 2011.

National Serviceman (Infantry Specialist) Military Education:

  • Basic Military Training School 2 - Raven Company
    • Basic Military Training Course (Pulau Tekong)
  • School of Infantry Specialists - Echo Company
    • 21st Basic Section Leader Course
    • 21st Advance Section Leader Course
  • Specialist and Warrant Officer Advanced School (SWAS)
    • Basic/ Vocation Course (Infantry Platoon Sergeant)
    • Course dated may 9th to 23rd, 2011.

Duration: National Service (Full-time) (Jan 2002 - Dec2003)       Vocation: Infantry Section LeaderUnit Attached: School of Infantry SpecialistsUnit Appointment: Computer Aided Specialist (Operations) / Infantry Section InstructorJob Scope: Computer Aided Instruction Centre Specialists  & Unit Liaision Officer's Assistance (ULO)Unit/ Departmart: School of Infantry Specialists / Computer Aided Instruction Centre (IT Branch)Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the management of the Computer Aided Instruction Centre (technical & administration)
  • Assisting in the administrating of the Office Automation system & network
  • Liaise with vendor on the centre's projects
  • Involved in the SAF’s Self-Paced On Time On Need (SPOT-ON) Project (e-learning project)
Apr 2012Present

Bulan Bahasa 2012 - Working Committee

Majlis Bahasa Melayu Singapura
Working Committee

Appointed by Bulan Bahasa's chair, Zaqy Mohd. to help in the advocacy work using the social media to promote activities for Bulan Bahasa 2012, a national campaign that promote Bahasa Melayu Language.The work involves project coordination and leveraging on the current New Media resources to promote the literacy outreach. Details can be found on http://mbms.sg/bulanbahasa/. 

Jan 2011Dec 2011

Project Manager

Angkatan Sasterawan' 50

Appointed by Angkatan Sasterawan to help in revamping their portal, http://asas50.com.  The work involves project coordination,and developing systems and capabilities to support Non Profit operation, in the literacy outreach, such as:    

  • To revamp the portal's architecture, http://asas50.com
  • To revamp Asas' 50 email system
  • To seek the major grant for Asas 50's 2012 operating fund
  • To implement Asas's Open Journal System, http://asas50.com/publication/
Feb 2006Sep 2006

Training Officer (e-learning)

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Responsibilities :-

  • Administrator for hospital e-learning system (Blackboard)
  • Assisting in hospital e-learning development
  • Assisting in managing the e-learning laboratory
  • Development medical instructional video

Education

Aug 2006Dec 2009

Master of Science (Information Studies)

Nanyang Technological University

Under NTU Postgraduate Sponsorship Program (Librarianship) - Completed bond on Feb. 2012

Aug 1998Dec 2001

Diploma in Multimedia, Information & Communication Technology

Nanyang Polytechnic
Jan 1993Dec 1997

Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education

Commonwealth Secondary School
  • Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Examination - 1997
  • Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Normal - Academic Level) Examination - 1996

Skills

Project Management
Technology Adoption Modeling Technology Implementation Analysis Social Marketing IT Strategic Planning Knowledge Management Information Management Outsourcing Negociation
Business IT Systems
Content Management System Customer Relationship Management Enterprise Resource Planning Business Intelligent System Project Management System Knowledge Based System e-Learning System Supply Chain System Library Information System Social Web Web 2.0 Business Desktop Applications Library Management System
Graphical & Visual Tool
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Premier Adobe Dreamweaver Macromedia Authorware Pinnacle Studio
Computer Languages
HyperText Markup Language (HTML) Personal Home Page Tools (PHP) Javascript Extensible Markup Language (XML) Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Learning Languages
French
Main Languages (Written & Spoken)
English Bahasa Melayu Bahasa Indonesia

References

Aidil Md. Osman

“Hazman always thinks outside the box and is unafraid of testing new theories or developments in IT to achieve his goals. He never fails to surprise me with the endless creative solutions to the issue at hand. I reckon his personal motto is, "If its new I'll try it, if it works I'll find a way to improve it." In an environment where talk is cheap, you can always depend on Hazman to get it done and the end product exceeds expectations.”

September 28, 2008

Ariff Kamal

Resourceful and talented individual with astrong sense of ownership in delivering the best for the clients. Passionate and assertive.

June 29, 2010

Dexterine Ho

Mr Nurhazman Abdul Aziz, is presently the council member of LAS (Library Association of Singapore) and Chair of LAS Website Committee. Though LAS work is voluntary based, yet he is leading his team in the committee and contributed their knowledge and time selflessly and give LAS web page (http://www.las.org.sg) a new and vibrant look. In the recent PPM/LAS conference held in Malacca, 16 March 2012, I had the opportunity of listening to his paper, and find him with the talent of translating technical details to digestable chunch for general audience. That is a great attribute for technical professional in the library field. Hazman, as a Librarian (Library Technology & Systems) in NTU, is doing a lot of pioneering tasks, (for details, view it via: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/library/about/staffdirectory/Pages/Nurhazman.aspx) and I think he will explore new zones in this field and initiate new trends in Library Management! 

March 23, 2012

Moonshi Mohsenruddin

"Hazman is a very helpful man. He inspires me on how he studied and worked so hard to be where he is today. I am not surprised if Hazman becomes an adviser to the Who's Who business and world leaders in the very near future with his vast knowledge and intellect. Keep learning and keep growing. Hazman."

Hairuddin Md. Ali

“Hazman was involved in the executive committee member of L'Hexagone French Club when I was presidency. He shows exemplary work ethics by participating & volunteering in the clubs Internal & External functions. He was able to show maturity in thoughts by thinking out of the box to settle issues while co-ordinating the various events.”

September 7, 2008

Azizah Sulor

“Hazman is very intellegent and highly knowlegable. He is also a very responsible person and has demonstrated a great sense of maturity and trustworthy when given any tasks, a challenge or even as a co-worker. With this attitude, I do not have any doubt that he can go very far with his ambitions.”

September 5, 2008

Nura Mohd Noor

Hazman is a very articulate individual with a great pride of friendship. Very generous and willing to help a friend in need! He is one or far the best comrades I had so far

March 26, 2012

Nazri Zainal

“An expert in his field. He will be a good asset to any organization that he chooses to join.”

NTU Library

Library Associatons of Singapore

Recent Courses Taken

Professional Development (with participatory certification)

  • Blog Optimization for Business
  • NLP for Professionals
  • Technical Writing
  • Teambuilding
  • Dreamweaver CS3 - Advanced Techniques
  • Adobe Illustrator CS3 Fundamentals
  • Service Leadership Training Program

Awards & Achievements

  • Received community bursaries (South West CDC, Singapore) award yearly from 1994 - 1998 for good records in studies during secondary education.
  • Received MENDAKI's Most Improvement 1996 GCE ‘N' Level (www.mendaki.org.sg)
  • Received Singapore Amalgamation of Trade Unions' bursary for 1997 GCE ‘O' Level
  • Introduced LAN Gaming in the Infantry Training System as part of the soldier's recreation activity, based on military strategic electronic games
  • Library Associations of Singapore's New Comer Awards (2010)

For More Information ...

For more information, feel free to drop me an email.

I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Other information or any frequent asked questions about my work in the New Media, please visit to my website: http://hazmanlabs.comMy resume can also be found on:

LinkedIn: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/hazmanaziz

My site:http://hazmanlabs.com/resume/ 

Favourite Quotes

"In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity - it is a pre-requisite."

Barack Obama, Address to Joint Session of Congress, Feb. 24, 2009

"Today we are beginning to notice that the new media are not just mechanical gimmicks for creating worlds of illusion, but new languages with new and unique powers of expression."

Marshall McLuhan quotes(Canadian communications theorist Educator, Writer and Social Reformer, 1911-1980)

Summary

Over 5 years in the Library & Information Science Industry, I have established my passion, professionals and practice in adopting New Media, Knowledge Management and Library Science to expand the brick and mortars of an academic library. Lectured on New Media, Internet Technologies, Design Practices and Interface Design. Apart from official work, I have built a couple of Non Profit organisation portal from inception to delivery.

I have experiences in web interface developments and managing IT infrastructure from military school (Computer Aided Instruction Centre) to academic libraries environment, with the supplement the online learning and research environment to the academia. My unique set of skills and experiences provided me the contacts and context of New Media as well as the library and information science industry using Knowledge Management's approaches to build an information and knowledge concierge.

Apart from official work, I have built a couple of Non Profit organization's information portal from inception to delivery with funded allocated.

Professional References

Hazel Loh 

Head, Library Technology & Systems / Deputy Director

Library Technology & Systems Division (N2-B1c-16a)

Email : [email protected] 

Tel : (65) 6790 4692 Fax : (65) 6792 0509

Relation:  Main Supervisor (current) 

Gene Tan

Director, National Library Arts & Singapore Memory Project

National Library Board

President (Elected)

Library Association of Singapore 

Email: [email protected]  

Tel: (65) 6332 3388 Fax (65) 6333 7968

Relation: Colleague / LAS President

Zaqy Mohamad

Sales Head

Dimension Data (Singapore)

Email: [email protected] 

Tel: (65) 65172163

Relation: Colleague / Working Committee Chair (Bulan Bahasa 2012)

Md. Pichay Gani Md Abdul Aziz

President 

Angkatan Sasterawan'50

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (65) 9383 6554

Relation: Business Partner / Colleague 

Juffri Supa'at

Reference Librarian

Lee Kong Chuan Library (National Library)

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (65) 9138 9845

Relation: Classmate / Colleague 

Amirrudin Dahlan

IT Specialist

Center for IT Services

Nanyang Technology University

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (65) 9247 0091

Relation: Classmate / Colleague 

Akbar Hakim bin Haji Harun 

Head, Business Library & Senior Assistant Director

NTU  Business Library 

Email : [email protected] 

Tel : (65) 6790 5221 Fax : (65) 6791 4637

Relation: Supervisor