The National Library Board (NLB) was formed on 1 September 1995 with the objective of setting up a world-class library system for Singapore to fuel creativity, inspire the imagination and create a learning nation.
Library 2000 Report Master Plan
In June 1992, the Library 2000 Review Committee undertook a review of library services. The Committee, with Dr Tan Chin Nam and Mr Ko Kheng Hwa as Chairman and Deputy Chairman respectively, was asked to formulate a master plan for developing library services over the next 10 years. The Committee was asked to determine how IT could be fully exploited to let libraries play a greater role in an emerging information society.