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The Arts Space –  striking a “conversation” with users

These days, with competing distractions and changing perspectives of library users and uses, libraries are finding ways to highlight their special collections and strengths to stay relevant. At the National Library of Singapore, the arts librarians set out to rethink how to promote its collection in a more engaging manner, rather than keeping them on …

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Arts Librarians Tea Session (10 May 2018)

On 10 May, the National Library hosted the 2nd Arts Librarians Tea Session at the National Library’s newly revamped Learning Space cum Donors Gallery (level 10), gathering librarians from the various arts libraries in Singapore to share and discuss ways we could share our resources or collaborate. As arts librarians would have it, the group …

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Eye on Asia: Your first-stop resource centre for connecting with Asia

In a time of rapid change and disruption, libraries can play a key role in preparing our users for the future by providing curated information and resources. In this post, the National Library shares one of its latest initiatives, Eye on Asia, targeted at Singaporeans who wish find out more about developments in ASEAN countries, China and India, as well as …

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From the Stacks III

`From the Stacks’ showcases significant materials from the National Library’s Rare Collection. From now until 25th September 2016, over one hundred artefacts comprising books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, photographs and documents from 1701 to 1960 will be exhibited at the National Library Building. The three curators of the exhibition spent over a year uncovering the stories and significance …

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`From the Stacks’ Part II

`From the Stacks’ showcases significant materials from the National Library’s Rare Collection. From now until 25th September 2016, over one hundred artefacts comprising books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, photographs and documents from 1701 to 1960 will be exhibited at the National Library Building. The three curators of the exhibition spent over a year uncovering the stories and significance behind …

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