A LIBRARIANS WORLD- THE RARE COLLECTION CLOSE-UP BY ONG ENG CHUAN
Level 5, Imagination Room, National Library Building
21 Jul 2016
7.00pm – 8.30pm
Ever wondered what exactly a librarian does? In this special edition of talks, find out what makes our librarians tick as they share highlights of the National Library, Singapore’s collection.
Join us on 21 July as we get up close and personal with old and rare books from the National Library's Rare Materials Collection. Containing a rich array of historical research materials on Singapore and Southeast Asia, don’t miss the chance to view highlights from the collection and have your questions answered by our Rare Materials Collection librarian. Find out what materials, besides books, make up the collection and the differences in handling them compared to other library materials.
About the Librarian
Ong Eng Chuan is a Senior Librarian (Exhibitions, Curation & Rare Collection) at the National Library of Singapore. His main responsibility is managing the Rare Materials Collection. His research interest is in early Singapore publications and he has written for the library’s magazine BiblioAsia as well as the resource guide Selections: early titles from the National Library (2013).
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