About Us

About Us

NUS Libraries plays a pivotal role in partnering the NUS community to advance scholarship and research. It comprises eight libraries, with the Central Library being the flagship and largest. 

It is the largest academic and research library in Singapore with a rich collection of more than 3 million volumes covering multidisciplinary subjects in architecture, business, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, medicine, science, and other disciplines.

NUS Libraries is a steward and repository of national and regional heritage, hosting a collection that includes treasures that date as far back as the 14th century, irreplaceable material saved from the Japanese invaders during World War 2, the world-renowned Singapore/Malaysia collection, and archival documents from the Colonial Office records.

Our Vision

A leading global academic library

  • Impacting research
  • Enriching learning
  • Revitalising experiences

Our Purpose

Empower the NUS community with information resources, knowledge networks and interactive platforms to advance inter-disciplinary learning, research and innovation.

NUS Libraries

Central Library
12 Kent Ridge Crescent
Singapore 119275