Tag Archives: National Library Board

Yang Menulis: they who write

Yang Menulis examines the largely invisible and multiple role of the Malay scribes and the value of their work in disseminating and preserving Malay culture via handwritten texts. This joint project between the Malay Heritage Centre and Singapore’s National Library Board is travelling around Singapore 14 May to 11 August.     More here: http://edm.nlb.gov.sg/12all/index.php?action=message&l=4&c=983&m=549&s=66349174475d14a464a7793e56913e13


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Enhancing library services through ICT in Singapore

FutureGov Asia Pacific has a 10 minute video interview with Lee Kee Siang, CIO and Director, Technology & Innovation, National Library Board (NLB) Singapore, in which he discusses technology, lifestyles of library patrons and NLB’s plans in ICT for 2013. Watch the interview here.


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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 […]


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NLB’s first community-supported library on Chinese arts and culture

(31 January 2013) NLB’s first community-supported library will open in the heart of Chinatown. The library is set up and operated with donations from Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple and CP1 Pte Ltd, owner of Chinatown Point Retail. It is also the first library in Singapore to experiment with a visitor self-service model run […]


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NLB partners SP to engage the public in designing the new library@orchard

(Singapore, 19 December 2012) For the first time, library goers will be involved in creating the new library experience at Singapore’s Orchard Road. The National Library Board (NLB) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) are partnering to develop the new library@orchard with Design Thinking, a user-focused approach. The NLB-SP team has developed a range of prototypes on […]


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