Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Proposing a 6+3 model for developing information literacy standards for schools : a case for Singapore
Several comprehensive information literacy (IL) standards have been developed worldwide for use in the education sector, specifically for students and teachers. Apart from the more generic International Federation of Library ...
Colonialism, ethnicity, and geopolitics in the development of the Singapore National Library
This article addresses three key social, political, and economic forces that influenced the development of the Singapore National Library in the 1950s and 1960s. Singapore inherited a British colonial system that neglected ...
The importance of fiction to the Raffles Library, Singapore, during the long nineteenth-century
One of the main controversies in the world of librarianship in the latter half of the nineteenth and early part of the twentieth century was the role of fiction in the public libraries of North America and United Kingdom. ...
A vision for a knowledge society and learning nation : the role of a National Library System
This paper reflects on the evolution of a knowledge society--a key ingredient of economic competitiveness. More specifically, it reviews the relevant literature on the subject in order to perform a grounded theory case ...