From the Jamaican Government:
- Plans to upgrade the National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) to facilitate the growing catalogues and collections created by local artistes and historians are to be undertaken by the Government.
- Short-term plans will include the offsite storage of newspapers from Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, and Guyana, which the library had acquired during its time as the West India Reference Library.
- Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange used the opportunity to urge local creators of content, in whatever field, to deposit their material at the NLJ.
Meanwhile, the Minister informed that in the long term, a modern and larger facility will be required to effectively carry out the Library’s mandate of preserving documents published in Jamaica by Jamaicans and about Jamaica.
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