Libraries in West Malaysia and Singapore: a short history
Author: Edward Lim Huck Tee
Source: LIM, H. T. (1970). Libraries in West Malaysia and Singapore: A short history. University of Malaya Library. https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED059722
Summary: The Malaysian Public Library, Research and Development Centre (MPLRDC), originally known as Malayan Public Library Association (MPLA) was officially founded in 1955 as a non-profit organisation. Its main objective was to promote culture and education by establishing public libraries and adult education classes throughout then Malaya.
Mr Lim TH (former Chief Librarian of University of Malaya) in its book “Libraries in West Malaysia and Singapore: A short history” (Pg 24-29), he gave a more detailed history of MPLRDC. For more info, please click here to read the eBook.