NLB to add 820,000 eBooks to collection

The National Library Board (NLB) will be adding 820,000 more eBooks to its collection by the end of this year, said Ms Sim Ann, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Communications and Information, on Friday. The announcement comes on the back of a steady increase in loans of eBooks over the years. According to NLB, the number of eBook downloads rose from 3.9 million in the financial year ended March 2011 to 4.9 million in the financial year ended March 2012.

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