NUS Chinese Library, one of the special libraries within the National University of Singapore Libraries system, is situated in the northern wing of the Central Library Building. The primary purpose of the Chinese Library is to support the teaching and research of the Department of Chinese Studies. The collection includes Chinese literature, Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, Chinese linguistics and Chinese Overseas Studies. It is notable for its strengths in traditional thread-bound Chinese books, Four Treasure Library series, Chinese newspapers published outside China, Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macau, rare Chinese periodicals during the Republic of China, and Southeast Asian Chinese materials.
On 1 October 2002, the Japanese Resources Department of the Central Library was absorbed into the Chinese Library. The Chinese Library therefore expanded its scope to support the teaching and research of the Department of Japanese Studies.
Content updated on 05 Jul 2013
14 Nov - 05 Dec 2015Mon-Sat : 8.00am - 10.00pm
Sun : 10.00am - 5.00pm
Pub Hol : CLOSED *
*Unless otherwise stated.
Directions to CH
06 Dec - 10 Jan 2016Mon-Fri : 8.30am - 7.00pm
Sat : 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sun & Pub Hol : CLOSED *
*Chinese Library is open on
24 Dec 2015 from 8.30am to 5.00pm
Chinese Library is closed on
25 Dec 2015 (Christmas Day)
Directions to CH
- Technical error accessing Journal Citation Reports & Essential Science Indicators via Web of Science
- Limited access on CiNii database (4 to 7 December)
- NUS Libraries Semester 1 Opening Hours (AY2015/2016)
- Renaming of CL Reference Room to Peggy Wai Chee Leong-Hochstadt Room (PH Room)
- Past year examination papers