Do you have a keen interest in traditional theatre performances, or have you ever wondered what exactly is a Noh performance, or any kind of theatre that calls itself “traditional”?
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 […]
Learn the story of the University’s Institutional Repository- ScholarBank@NUS. Journey with us from the very beginning, when ScholarBank@NUS was first hatched, and discover what the platform can continue to do for you. Questions? Reach out to Gerrie Kow.
Have you visited Central Library since the start of this semester? If you had, you must have noticed something going on at the old quiet reading room on level 4. Gone are the diamond-shaped wooden study clusters where you have to keep your volume down as you go about your self study. The room has […]
If you haven’t already noticed, our Library Portal has gone through an almost total overhaul, with: intuitive quick links faster access to electronic services consolidated space for library happenings powerful personalisation And that’s not all. Your indispensable discovery service FindMore, as well as the online library catalogue have been given fresh, modern faces that deliver […]
“Japanese Graded Readers” is a series of supplementary reading materials that is edited by the Japan Extensive Reading Association and is targeted specifically at Japanese language learners. This series is one of the Japanese language readers recommended by the various teaching staff of the Japanese language course offered by the Centre for Language Studies, NUS. […]
In this golden year of jubilee celebration of Singapore’s 50th birthday, it is fitting that we take a look at the past history and contributions of the various science pioneers, and their discoveries which have impacted our modern society. Below are some samples of some fitting books you can find at the Science Library. […]
I love miniatures. Making the bite-size replica of a real-life object unleashes my inner child and allows me to look at the surroundings at a different angle. This time round, I decide to place the spotlight on the prominent (or perhaps forgotten) corners in the library. To all self-proclaimed avid fans of the Science Library […]
This year, NUS Libraries launches two digital humanities projects. These projects are collaborative projects initiated and led by NUS Chinese Library with support from the Digital Humanities Team: “Map of Origins: Chinese Clans in Singapore 新加坡华人宗乡之情” Chinese Clan associations are important nodes in the network of relationships amongst Chinese communities in Singapore. Many Associations were […]
Koh W. 2015. The Top Toast: Ya Kun and the Singapore Breakfast Tradition (2nd ed.). Singapore: Cengage Learning. [call no. HD2346.12 Koh 2010] Written by one of our very own Business School professors, the book looks at Ya Kun, a renowned Singapore brand. In addition to tracing the roots and development of Ya Kun from […]