Tag Archives: National Library of Singapore

Apply for the Lee Kong Chian Research Fellowship

(27 February 2018) The Lee Kong Chian (LKC) Research Fellowship aims to facilitate new research and publishing about Singapore and Southeast Asian culture, economy and heritage. This will enrich the Southeast Asia-centric collections and resources of the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library at the National Library of Singapore (NLS) and the National Archives of Singapore […]


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National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) signs new contract with Civica

Selects Spydus as its core solution following global market review (6 March 2018, Singapore and Melbourne) Civica, one of Australia’s leading suppliers of critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services that help transform the way organisations work, is pleased to announce the award of a multimillion-dollar contract from the National Library Board of Singapore […]


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Tales of the Malay World

(22 January 2018) If you are in Singapore – or anywhere near – grab the opportunity to visit the exhibition Tales of the Malay World, at the National Library of Singapore, before it ends on 25 February 2018. The biggest international exhibition of Malay manuscripts ever held, the display of over a hundred Malay manuscripts […]


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Library Consultative Panel supports move by NLB to remove controversial book series

(3 July 2017, Singapore)  Three weeks after the National Library Board (NLB) removed a controversial series of Malay language books for young people from its shelves, an independent panel tasked to review the eight titles said it supports the move as the series “has the potential of creating religious and racial tensions among readers and […]


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NLB – Pay Per Piece Scheme – Indexing Services for Index to Singapore Information (ISI)

(23 June 2016) The National Library Board (NLB) of Singapore is looking for vendor(s) to index journal articles, magazine articles, book chapters and conference proceedings, involving bibliographic description, subject heading assignment and providing a short abstract to describe these articles for NLB’s Index to Singapore Information (ISI) collection. The Index to Singapore Information (ISI) is […]


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British Library, National Library of Singapore to digitise Malay manuscripts

(London/Singapore, 19 August 2013)  At the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) 2013 meeting, Roly Keating the British Library’s Chief Executive signed an agreement with Mrs Elaine Ng the Chief Executive Officer of the National Library Board (NLB) of Singapore to put an extensive range of materials of interest to Singapore online. The project will […]


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