‘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.
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 […]
Special double feature today – Wan Wah and Ana! Having a conversation with Ana and Wan Wah is an absolute delight – their cosy chemistry manifests in their banters and jokes throughout our time together. They even chimed in answering each other’s questions! The duo are from the Electronic Resources Management (ERM) Team, which handles […]
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.
Feeling peckish in the midst of your exam preparations? Head down to your nearest library and pick up a treat this Monday (17/04)! Good luck for your exams and happy mugging! *while stocks last