(8 August 2018) Myat Sann Nyein writes that the Myanmar Library Association (MLA) is helping the country to promote reading, improve access to and use of new technology in the area of information and ICT literacy development. MLA pools their resources and make efforts to keep pace with new technology development and adopt suitable technologies for the efficiency and effectiveness of library operations and services, by collaborating with local and international organizations.
MLA believes there is an urgent need, throughout the country to transform school libraries into environments conducive for learning. Hence, it has embarked on a pilot project to energize school libraries.
MLA also hosted the 4th Regional Workshop in School Libraries in Southeast Asia held in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on May 2, 2018. It was well attended by over 180 participants from the Department of Basic Education, Ministry of Education, public and private school librarians around the country and Southeast Asian countries.
IFLA has the full article by the Vice President of the Myanmar Library Association here.