• News
  • Introducing: NUSL Express!

    NUS staff and students at UTown can now borrow books from NUSL Express, a mini “branch library” which is an automated book lending and returning machine. Located at the Education and Resource Center near Starbucks, this library is accessible 24/7. You can now save on time travelling to other libraries, borrow a book from NUSL Express, […]

  • Events
  • New to NUS?

    New to NUS? Come and join our library orientation programmes, and get a headstart with your assignments and projects! Central Library Programmes FASS, FOE, SDE & SOC students can join either the hands-on or online sessions, or tours! • Tours (Reception Desk) Date: 1, 2, 5, 6, 12 – 16 Aug 10 – 10.45am, 1 […]

  • Musings
  • Instant Books

    Word has it that a book lending and returning machine has landed on campus, and will be ready for use very soon. I was inspired to surf the Internet for book dispensing machines, and I found two really cool ones. Monkey’s Paw bookshop at Toronto has a Biblio-Mat machine that dispenses old and curious titles for a mere […]

  • Musings
  • What a Library Is; What a Library Means

    Quite frequently I see students in the library doing–how should I put this?–non-academic activities. Sleeping is the most common one, and also various online hobbies such as playing WoW (or CoH or other MMORPGs), watching videos (I actually saw a student watching the 1984 television version of the Legend of the Condor Heroes once, which […]

  • Resources
  • New Law Databases

    Here are two law databases that were added to our electronic resources collection recently: eGazette eGazette gives the pdf version of the printed Singapore government gazette and goes as far back as 1998. It is updated daily and like the print gazette, it covers bills and acts supplement, the subsidiary legislation supplement, the industrial relations and trade marks […]

  • News
  • Tell Us What You Think!

    Library users, now is your chance to tell us what you think! From 7 March to 28 March, NUS Libraries is conducting an online user perception survey on the quality of library services. This survey is open to all NUS students and staff (except library staff) with a NUSNET ID. By now, you would have […]

  • Events
  • Fabulously Peranakan

    From colorful kebayas to exciting jogets, NUS Libraries’ staff got a taste of being fabulously Peranakan for an afternoon. On 8 Jan, the library had our annual hi-tea at the Hotel InterContinental and many staff took the opportunity to doll up like nyonyas! With games, good food and lucky draws, it was a wonderful opportunity for staff […]