National Library of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

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The National Library of Malaysia is a MS ISO 9001:2008 certified library establish under the National Library Act 1972 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The National Library is responsible for providing a collection of knowledge at national level for the present and future generations. In its effort to strengthen the library’s collection, the National Library continues to play an active role in its acquisition of library materials through enforcement of the Deposit of Library Material Act 1986, acquisition, gift and exchange.
The pride of the National Library’s collection is the Malaysiana Collection. It comprises library materials published in Malaysia and overseas whose whole or larger part of the content is related to the publications date or the language used. Another national intellectual heritage is the Malay Manuscripts and one of her manuscript the Hikayat Hang Tuah has been acknowledged by UNESCO in the Memory of the World Register.
Vision
The National Library of Malaysia as a world class leader in library development, services and leadership.
Mission To lead in library development and library services. To be a centre of excellence for national heritage. To manage and provide easy access national information resources. To inculcate reading habit among Malaysians.
Objectives To make available for the use of present and future generation a national collection of library resources; To facilitate nationwide access to library resources available within the country and abroad ; and To provide leadership on matters pertaining to libraries.
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  • Around the peaceful recreation location, quiet, comfortable study for good. Security checks are made.
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  • The library recently had a good exhibition on the ground floor highlighting aspects of Malaysian culture. It was well set out and curated. There are many different areas and collections within the lib...  more »
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  • This place is very good for finding information related research work too. I found it has problem with the drop point. You may ask security in ensuring which building block supposedly you take okay. Please avoid from being lost otherwise you will have to go down again. Some building are hidden behind the front gate seriously
  • Nice building, decent resources. Easy and free to become a member. People who work from coffee shops should consider this as an alternative.
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