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Webinar discusses research accessibility

Izah Azahari

The Brunei Darussalam Library Association (BLA) organised a webinar on ‘Deepening Impact on Heritage Treasures: Making them inclusive’ to mark BLA’s 36th anniversary on Saturday.

The panellists comprised Assistant Chief Executive of The National Library Board Singapore (NLB) Gene Tan; Cultural Anthroplogist Dr Purdano Binchin; as well as officers from the Brunei History Centre Mardiah binti Haji Ramli and Muhammad Syahmi bin Halimshah. It was moderated by Hajah Siti Rozana binti Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos.

The webinar began with Gene Tan highlighting NLB’s latest initiative, ‘LAB 35’, followed by a discussion on ways to make the Brunei heritage collection accessible and inclusive for researchers.

The webinar in progress. PHOTO: BLA