NUS Libraries - C J Koh Law Library

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NUS Libraries

The C J Koh Law Library is one of 8 NUS Libraries. The Law Library was originally established in September 1957, catering primarily to the Faculty of Law. It was then part of the former Raffles College (now NUS at Bukit Timah).

C J Koh Law Library Level 2
Copyright © 2017 Allen Sng Kiat Peng, image reproduced with permission. (Click HERE to view more photos of the Library taken by Allen Sng '18)

In March 1980, the Library moved to new premises at Kent Ridge, occupying two floors of the new Faculty of Law building. It was later renamed the C J Koh Law Library on 1st January 2001, in memory of the late Mr Koh Choon Joo who donated more than S$5 million towards the upgrading of the library and its collection.

On 27th February 2002, former Chief Justice Yong Pung How presided over the library's official opening under its new name.

Following the Government's announcement to reallocate the Bukit Timah premises to NUS on 28th May 2005, the Library made its historic return to its first home in August 2006. On 11th November 2009, the C J Koh Law Library building was gazetted as a national monument (cf Straits Times article).

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Opening Hours

Sem 2 AY17/18
15 Jan - 1 Apr 2018:

  • Mon - Fri : 8.00 AM to 10.00 PM
  • Sat : 10.00AM to 5.00PM
  • Sun & Pub Hol : Closed (unless otheriwse stated)
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    Upcoming Event

    "LAWgic" legal research refresher for Law Year 2 students

    Tutorials (repeat sessions) daily from 22nd to 26th January 2018. Dates and timing as follows:
    Mon, 22nd Jan – 12.30 to 2.00pm
    Tues, 23rd Jan – 1.30 to 3.00pm
    Wed, 24th Jan – 1.30 to 3.00pm
    Thurs, 25th Jan – 9.00am to 10.30am
    Fri, 26th Jan – 12.30 to 2.00pm.

    Venue: Discussion Room, Level 3, C J Koh Law Library (subject to change)

    Please click on this link to register:

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