NUS Libraries - C J Koh Law Library

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The entire library is equipped with Wireless Access Points to enable laptop users (NUS staff and students) to connect to the campus network, NUSNET.

Angsana 1 and 2

Named after the grand, old Angsana tree that stands in the Lower Quadrangle of the campus, these reading rooms are available for use by NUS staff and students 24/7. View photos of the rooms on our Facebook page.

Book Chute

This is located on the basement level just outside the C J Koh Law Library's back entrance. When the library is closed, books (except media and RBR materials) may be returned via the book chute.

Current Journals

This section holds current issues of periodicals including law journals, law reports, legislation and other official documents. The location code of this collection in LINC is LW Current Journals.

E-Resource PCs

The networked PCs in this section may be used to access the NUS Libraries' E-Resources

Fines Payment Booth

Patrons can pay library fines by cashcard, EZ-Link card or NETS FlashPay. Cashcards are sold and cashcard/FlashPay top-up facilities are available in the Photocopy Room.

For more information on the payment of libary fines, see the FAQ.

Information Desk

Please approach the librarian at the Information Desk if you need:

  • assistance in using the library's facilities and collection
  • to apply for a temporary reader's permit (a requirement for non-members)
  • to apply for library membership. Membership information and application forms are also available online.

Please note that various library services are now available online. See the guide to our Services.

Legislation/Law Reports

This is an extensive collection of legislation and law reports of countries including Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom. European Union and United Nations materials are also shelved in this collection. The location code of this collection in LINC is LW Legislation/Reports.
Note: Most of the United States primary law collection is housed in the Law Library's Closed Stacks.

LINC Terminals

LINC is the online Library INtegrated Catalogue of the NUS Libraries ( It contains records of books, periodicals, theses, multimedia materials, e-resources, etc. available in the NUS Libraries.

For a list of Law Library location codes, click here

Loans Desk

At the Loans Desk you may:

  • check out, check in or renew books from the open shelves
  • request for newspapers (30 min. loan)
  • request for multimedia resources
  • report loss of items, including library books and library cards.

Please note that various library services are now available online. You may:

  • borrow books using the self-checkout machine without having to queue at the Loans Desk
  • check your loan record, renew books & view library fines via myLINC
  • request for materials from the Closed Stacks collection via LINC. See the FAQ for the Closed Stacks collection schedule.

Network Printers

Print jobs may be sent to the 2 printers from all PCs and laptops in the Law Library. Payment is by cashcard or EZ-Link card.

PC Cluster

The computers in this area are linked to the campus network, NUSNET. For assistance, please contact the NUS ITCare helpdesk at 6516 2080 or send an to NUS ITCare .

Photocopy Services

EZ-Link and cashcard-operated photocopy machines are available in the Photocopy Room. The sale of cashcards and cashcard top-up facilities are also available here. Assistance with photocopying is provided during normal office hours. Please observe the Copyright Act and rules on the Copying of Library Materials.

Reference Collection

In this section, you will find legal reference materials including encyclopaedias, digests, indexes, citators, dictionaries and directories. The location codes for this collection in LINC are LW Reference 1 and LW Reference 2.

Reserved Books/Readings Collection (RBR)

The RBR or red-spot collection contains essential reading materials recommended by teaching staff of the Faculty of Law. Materials with LINC location code LW RBR are available for 2-hour or overnight loan. A selection of these recommended materials is also available for 7-day loan. The location code for these materials in LINC is LW RBR (1-week loan).

Singapore-Malaysia Collection

This collection comprises mainly legal materials relating to Singapore and Malaysia. The location code of this collection in LINC is LW Singapore-Malaysia Collection.

Theses Collection
NUS Law theses and academic exercises are housed in this section. Please note that theses may only be read in the library. The location code of this collection in LINC is LW Theses.


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