International Open Access Week is an event held globally to celebrate and promote the benefits of Open Access (OA). It helps to raise awareness of what Open Access means, why it is important and how to engage with it. In conjunction with the International Open Access Week, NUS Libraries organised a 1-day event on 24 […]
International Open Access Week is an event held globally to celebrate and promote the benefits of Open Access (OA). It helps to raise awareness of what Open Access means, why it is important and how to engage with it. So what is Open Access? Open-access (OA) literature is “digital, online, freely accessible, copyright compliance and […]
NUS Libraries is pleased to launch an interactive exhibit website Everyday Life featuring artwork by Dr. Ho Chee Lick. The website exhibits 85 sketches of public spaces in Singapore between 2014 and 2017, digitised by NUS Libraries and presented in two series: Everyday Life, comprising 16 sets of 4 pieces depicting scenes of common life […]
NUS Libraries supports open access. Through ScholarBank@NUS, our Institutional Repository, researchers globally are able to access full-text to a range of publications, theses, datasets, etc. to create new knowledge for impacting the future. As the International Open Access week approaches, let us celebrate how openness can accelerate scientific discovery and better the world. Contact us […]
NUS Libraries is pleased to launch History of Western Music: An Extremely Short Introduction. This website chronicles the rich development of western art music from antiquity to modern times. An attempt is made to highlight people and events of historical significance in this infographic interactive endeavour.
With crayons and stained paper, I wander around neighbourhoods in Singapore, doing art — observing, perceiving, looking for that “something”; seeing it accidentally, hopefully; having strong, often unspeakable feelings, about it; drawing breathlessly… What I look at, what I see, how I feel and what/how I draw, are part of my living, being, growing and […]
A library is not just for books, resources and study. It’s also a place to relax and have a bit of fun. We put up a wall of book covers (with the book titles erased) and asked our students to pen their own titles. The result is hilarious. Here are a few of our favourites. […]
Altmetrics is basically a term that describes web-based and social media focused metrics that are used to measure the impact of scholarly materials. It is an article level metric that measures the number of views, downloads, saves, clicks, shares, tweets, tags, bookmarks, posts, comments etc., that an article receives.
What does the word ‘chess’ mean to you? Is it only just a game, or is it something more? Dive into the unexplored world of chess in our latest thematic book jacket display* at Central Library featuring recommended reads by librarians, Winnifred and Patsy. Travel back in time to discover the origins of chess and […]
Since the early 2010s, there is a renewed interest and push for Open Science in this digital age. The Open Science movement aims to make scientific research and data accessible to all, promoting transparency and accountability to research funding and ensuring reproducible research. The diagram (Petr Knoth and Nancy Pontika, 2016) below on Open Science […]