Personal External Membership

Who may apply 

  1. NUS Alumni
    The application should be accompanied by a photocopy of the AlumNUS Card from the Office of Alumni Relations. To apply for the AlumNUS card, go to http://alumnet.nus.edu.sg/module/portal/month.html?alias=AlumNUSCard20150825152948

     

  1. Distance Learning Students
    Each application should be accompanied by current documentary proof (not more than one-month old) of study or research.
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  3. Senior Government Officers
    The application should be accompanied by a current letter (not more than one-month old), signed by the Director of Human Resources certifying the applicant's designation and confirming that the application is in connection with official duties.
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  5. Others
    The application will be assessed on a case by case basis.

 Conditions

  1. Applicants will be responsible for ensuring that all outstanding debts to the Library due to books lost or damaged or fines not paid or any other liability that might be incurred are settled.
  2. Each application will be charged a non-refundable registration fee of $32.10 (inclusive of GST). Membership fees are not refundable.
  3. Due to licensing agreements, external members DO NOT have access to the electronic resources and online journals.
  4. Please note that certain library facilities and materials (such as Reserved Book Readings and media resources) is available to NUS students and staff only.
  5. For application submitted by Senior Government Officers, their employer will also be responsible for ensuring that all outstanding debts (due to books lost or damaged or fine not paid or any other liability that might be incurred) to NUS Libraries are settled promptly. 

Loan entitlement

Category of Membership Basic Membership Enhanced Membership
Loan
Quota
Annual
Subscription
Fee
Loan
Quota
Annual
Subscription
Fee
*Alumni 6 $139.10 12 $192.60
Distance Learning Students 6 $353.10 12 $460.10
Senior Government Officers 6 $192.60 12 $246.10
Others 6 $353.10 12 $460.10

* Alumni can also opt for a five-year continuous membership. The subscription fee is $460.10 and loan quota is 12.

Above-mentioned fees include prevailing GST and a one-time non refundable registration fee of $32.10 (inclusive of GST).

Important Notes

  • Successful applicant will be issued with ONE card which is not transferable.
  • Bring your library membership card when entering xxx library. NUS Libraries may request for additional documentary proof when necessary.
  • All applicants will be notified about the outcome of their applications. Fee payment from unsuccessful applicants will be returned.

Please complete the application form (in PDF), together with the relevant documents, one passport-size photograph, a cheque for the relevant amount, crossed and made payable to 'National University of Singapore' and return it to:

Associate University Librarian
Loans and Membership Services
Central Library
National University of Singapore
12 Kent Ridge Crescent
Singapore 119275

For clarification, please call 6516-2016 or email Loans and Membership Services


Content updated on 04 Aug 2016


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