Library Extended Hours 20th November through December 9th

By | November 17th, 2017

The Library’s opening hours will be extended to 2 am from 20th November through December 9th for the Yale-NUS community. Mon-Fri: 8.30am-2am Sat & Sun: 10am-2am While the main collection area will remain open, there will be no Library desk services available after 10 pm.  Please use the self-checkout machine if you would like to borrow…

Partial Closure of Central Library Closed Stacks (20 – 24 November 2017)

By | November 9th, 2017

NUS Libraries will be conducting a book treatment exercise at certain sections of the Central Library Closed Stacks from Monday, 20 November to Friday, 24 November 2017. Items in the affected sections will not be retrievable during the treatment period. We would like to advise all our users to submit your Closed Stacks requests as…

Yale-NUS College 2017 Capstones are now available in our repository

By | November 8th, 2017

Check out the new repository that has last year’s Yale-NUS College Capstones archived.  If you are doing research for your Capstone you might want to take a look at the previous years for inspiration. The top 3 capstones accessed this past week are: The Death of Muath al-Kasasbeh: the Politics of Mourning, Memory, Identity, &…

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at Yale-NUS College Library

By | November 7th, 2017

Exhibition 3-November- 15 November 2017.  On Friday 3 November,  Yale-NUS College Library welcomed Ambassador Nathán Wolf Lustbader to the to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and open the exhibition altar. The exhibition of the iconic altar was created in collaboration with Lidia Riveros who tirelessly put together our amazing altar. In…

Speaking of… the photographic essay as a research methodology.

By | October 16th, 2017

The Yale-NUS College Library will be hosting the first of we hope many Speaking of… talks. The series is meant for students to engage with faculty and researchers in all areas. The first event will feature Tom White and his most recent works. Tom White will be exploring how to begin a photographic documentary project….

Exhibition: Two installations by Objectifs: Centre for Photography and Film

By | October 2nd, 2017

This month, the Library is hosting two installations brought to you by Objectifs. Shooting Home Youth Awards Exhibition – Class of 2016 “This exhibition celebrates the works of nine young participants from the Shooting Home Youth Awards 2016. SHYA is a platform for students aged 15 to 18 to develop their photographic skills and ambitions….

New Resource: Foreign Office Files for Japan (FOFJ)

By | September 15th, 2017

The library has recently acquired the electronic resource Foreign Office Files for Japan (FOFJ), and it is available at Published in three parts, this collection makes available extensive coverage of British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952. Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945 Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952…


By | September 15th, 2017

written by Shirin Chew   Student exhibition by Keith Yap, Rachel Juay, Khwa Zhong Xuan, Shirin Chew and Tan XinYou To love and be loved. What is love, and how do we love? The answers often evade us. Perhaps it is the conscious search for answers that begins to define our experience. All of us will go on…

New Resource: East India Company

By | September 4th, 2017

The library is very pleased to announce the recent acquisition of perpetual access to the electronic resource East India Company.   To access this resource, please go to this link:   East India Company allows students and researchers to access a vast and remarkable collection of primary source documents – including royal charters, correspondence,…

WE: Defining Stories

By | August 22nd, 2017

Our ongoing exhibition specially curated by the National Heritage Board will tell you stories of past and modern Singapore. See historical snippets of the historic moments like Singapore’s separation from Malaysia, the arrival of Singapore’s first trains, Singapore’s battle through the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic and more. Excerpt from the National Heritage Board:…