Personal Librarian

What is the Personal Librarian Program?

Yale-NUS College Library will pilot a personal librarian program academic year 2017/18. This program is intended to introduce first-year students to librarians, whom they can contact throughout their first year to get support in the Library. The purpose is to connect first-year students with library resources and services early in their academic adventure.  The program will be evaluated at the end of the academic year in order to determine its success.

How can my Personal Librarian help me?

Personal Librarians will contact you every semester to announces workshops and new resources that you might find interesting. We will also share tips and tricks on how to get the most out of our amazing Library. You are free to send us an email or stop by the library to see us to ask us questions about research and library resources (although please feel free to meet with any staff member!).

Ask me about:

  • Evaluating Information
  • Research Questions
  • Citation Management
  • Proxy Bookmark
  • Google Scholar
  • Library Databases
  • eBooks

Things I don’t do (but I’ll help you find out who can)

  • Print, change passwords NUSNET.
  • Renew your books
  • Get books from Central for delivery
  • Your assignment

First-year Students from each Residential College are matched with a Personal Librarian. 


Balbindar Kaur Dhaliwal
Senior Librarian Sciences Librarian

Priyanka Sharma
Senior Librarian Humanities Librarian

Joy Wheeler
Senior Librarian Social Sciences Librarian