Six Strategic Thrusts of Library 2000
  • Establish an adaptive public library system consisting of a network of national reference libraries, a three-tier public library system of regional, community and neighbourhood libraries, assist in the setting up of school libraries, and develop specialised libraries for specific sectors.
  • Create a network of borderless libraries linking all publicly-funded libraries within Singapore to overseas libraries and information services through computer networking.
  • Put in place a coordinated national collection strategy.
  • Offer quality service through market orientation.
  • Create symbiotic linkages with government, business and the general public.
  • Help shape Singapore into a global knowledge hub offering information on regional business and culture.