Rare and Personal Collections at National Library of Malaysia

Nordin, Nordiana Mohd and Nasharudin, Nurhidayah and Mohd Zaki, Faddliza (2016) Rare and Personal Collections at National Library of Malaysia. JENDELA : Buletin Perpustakaan, 8. pp. 11-19. ISSN 2289-1595

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Abstract

This paper aims to explore the characteristics of rare and personal collections or known as Malaysiana Collections at National Library of Malaysia (PNM). The explanations on definition, type of collections, policies or acts that related to rare materials collection, the challenges faced by National Library of Malaysia in acquiring the rare collection, acquisition of rare collection and promoting the collection to the public discussed. The review from this paper will expose to the audience about the rare and personal collections in Malaysia as a whole. Other than that, the several issues and challenges on maintaining and managing on rare materials will discuss in detailed. Hence, this paper will give the positive impact and awareness to people about the importance and knowledge on how to manage, preserve and appreciate the rare and personal collections that have significant to the future generations on country’s heritage and ancient history.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rare collections, Malaysiana collections, National Library of Malaysia , Personal collections
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Divisions: Perpustakaan Universiti Sains Malaysia (Library) > Buletin Perpustakaan (JENDELA)
Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 04:10
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2018 01:48
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/32151

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