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 a national monument (cf Straits Times article).

Visit the C J Koh Law Library Facebook page.


Opening Hours

Semester 1
6 Aug – 7 Dec 2018

  • Mon - Fri : 8:00AM  to 10:00PM
  • Sat : 10:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Sun & Pub Hol : Closed

University Vacation
8 Dec 2018 - 13 Jan 2019

  • Mon - Fri : 8:30AM  to 6:00PM
  • Sat, Sun & Pub Hol : Closed*

The Law Library is open from 8.30AM to 1.00PM on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 (Christmas Eve)

*The Law Library is CLOSED on:

  • Tues, 25 Dec 2018 (Christmas)
  • Tues, 1 Jan 2019 (New Year's day)

Content updated on 12 Nov 2018

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