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The NUS Libraries comprises eight libraries, six of which are located at Kent Ridge. The EAI and C J Koh Law Libraries are located at Bukit Timah. Together, they support teaching and research for various schools, faculties and their graduate divisions as well as administrative units and research institutes.

C J Koh Law Library   C J Koh Law Library
A noteworthy collection of the legal resources of Singapore and other common law jurisdictions. Extensive collections on international and comparative law as well as international trade law. Caters to the needs of the Faculty of Law, and its various institutes and centres. The C J Koh Law Library is considered as the de facto law library in Singapore.
Central Libarary   Central Library
A multi-disciplinary collection. Special collections include a Singapore/Malaysia Collection, NUS publications and Rare Books Collection. Caters to the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Faculty of Engineering and their Graduate Divisions, School of Computing, School of Design & Environment, Residential Colleges, and the University Scholars Programme.
Chinese Library   Chinese Library
Caters to members who need to use Chinese and Japanese language resources. Chinese Collection includes traditional thread-bound Chinese books, Four Treasure Library series, Overseas Chinese newspapers, rare Chinese periodicals during the Republic of China, and Southeast Asian Chinese materials. Japanese Collection includes Japanese literature, history, linguistics and social studies, as well as titles related to China and Southeast Asia. Also available in English version.
Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library   Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library
Collections of management, business and finance books, journals, both in print and electronic media. Caters to the School of Business and its Graduate Division.
Medical Library   Medical Library
Collection of biomedical subjects, dentistry, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. Special collections include a Medical Singapore/Malaysia Collection. The Library caters to the Faculty of Dentistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine including Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and the Department of Pharmacy.
Music Library   Music Library
Collection of print and electronic materials including music scores, CD and DVD titles, that covers the western art music tradition. Caters to the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
Science Library   Science Library
Located in the Bio-Science Complex, the Science Library collection focuses on the biological and life sciences, chemistry, mathematics, statistics & applied probability, materials science and physics. The Library caters to the Faculty of Science and the Graduate School of Science.
    EAI Library
The East Asian Institute (EAI) Library has a specialized library with a good collection of English and Chinese materials on China and East Asia. Its main collections cover the fields of economics, politics, sociology, law, culture, foreign relations as well as trade and investment in China. It functions as a Reference Library. Non-EAI researchers and staff who need to consult the collection would need to seek prior approval from the EAI Administrative staff before access can be granted.


Content updated on 06 Oct 2016

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