NUS Libraries is pleased to present Historical Maps of Singapore, a website providing the viewing of 31 sets of maps scanned and georeferenced by the Department of Geography, with publication years ranging from 1846 to 2010. The Singapore Land Authority and Ministry of Defence have kindly provided permission for these maps to be viewed online. […]
On Saturday, 7 April 2018, NUS Libraries hosted more than 50 participants of the Alumni Leaders’ Forum at the Central Library. They were introduced to emerging technologies at the Mixed Reality/ Tech Showcase Room and the Digital Scholarship Lab. The alumni had a chance to learn more about digital scholarship and what NUS Libraries has […]
Open-access (OA) literature is “digital, online, freely accessible, copyright compliance and free of most licensing restrictions” (Suber, 2012). Have you ever thought about what openness can mean for science and you? What are the benefits of making your research output open access?
In conjunction with the RU month, we held a competition to solicit comments from workshop participants on how the RU month workshops benefitted them. These are the lucky winners of a Starbucks card! A separate email will be sent to the winners – thank you for your participation!
‘Gotong royong’ means “communal helping of one another”, forging bonds of friendship through mutual aid and cooperation within a community or kampung. That was what the NUS Libraries volunteers were doing at the Kampung that is the South Central Community (SCC) Family Service Centre.
Ever heard of the Malay term, ‘gotong royong’? ‘Gotong royong’ means “communal helping of one another” and promotes the selfless spirit of volunteerism, working together for the benefit of everyone in the community or kampung. and that is exactly what NUS Libraries will be doing at the Kampung that is the South Central Community (SCC) Family Service Centre.
NUS Libraries has always played a pivotal role in the lives of NUS community. To create an environment conducive for student success, teaching excellence and research impact, we constantly review and improve our library services.
On 5th May 2017 (2pm to 6pm), the Digital Scholarship team from NUS Libraries hosted a sharing session on “Metadata in the Digital Humanities: Who’s Using What?” in Central Library Theatrette 1, organised in collaboration with Dr. Miguel Escobar Varela from the Department of English Language and Literature. See presentation abstracts here. About 83 people attended the session, […]
The new belle of the ball in NUS Libraries is BLSEA, the Biodiversity Library of Southeast Asia! Containing rare and unique content on the flora and fauna of Southeast Asia, BLSEA (pronounced “bell-sea”) is a labour of love between NUS Libraries and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM), Singapore. Both LKCNHM and NUS Libraries […]
OUR ANNUAL BOOK DONATION DRIVE IS BACK! NUS Libraries will be collecting used books to sell, and proceeds will go to the NUS Annual Giving Bursary for our students. Drop your books in the collection boxes at your nearest library from 4 May to 18 August.