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Singaporeâ s vision of the 21st century library serviceVaraprasad, N.; Khoo, C.; Singh, D.; Chaudhry, A.S. (School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, 2006)The article scans global and library trends to discuss the future of 21st century libraries. In spite of both the importance and difficulty of addressing the future of libraries, there has been no shortage of attempts to do so. The author draws insights from leading futurist to articulate the relevance of libraries in Singapore. Libraries are important in the context of the evolving experience economy in capturing tacit knowledge and understanding learning patterns. The author posits that library education in the future would have to incorporate both tacit and explicit knowledge management.