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CONFIDENTIAL1FactsheetOVERVIEW OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY BOARDThe National Library Board (NLB) was established as a statutory board on 1 September 1995,marking a major milestone in the transformation of libraries in Singapore. In 2012, the NationalLibrary Board Act was amended for the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) to come underNLB. This marked another inflexion point, given the important public service role of bothorganisations as custodians of knowledge and information for the community at large.Today, NLB manages the National Library, 26 Public Libraries (including three RegionalLibraries) and the National Archives of Singapore.Figure a. NLB’s key statistics at a glance (as of 2017)NLB’s efforts to reach out to Singaporeans have been successful.CONFIDENTIAL2National LibraryThe National Library seeks to build and preserve a National Collection and has in place acomprehensive Reference Collection to support the nation’s reference and research needs.National ArchivesThe National Ar...