About Us

About Us

NUS Libraries plays a pivotal role in partnering the NUS community in advancing scholarship and research. It comprises eight libraries, with the Central Library being the largest and C J Koh Law Library and the Medical Library serving as the de facto national law and medical libraries in Singapore.

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 Mission

Partner the NUS community to advance scholarship & research


Central Library
12 Kent Ridge Crescent
Singapore 119275
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Library Hours

Mon– Fri: 9am – 6pm
Sat & Sun : Closed

Contact Us

65 6516 2028