Library Services for Students

Getting Started at Yale-NUS College Library

Borrowing from the Library

  • You can borrow library materials from any of the 8 libraries in the NUS community
  • Borrow up to 20 books at a time, and renew them online 3 times using your Library account
  • Course Reserve (RBR) books can be checked out for a maximum of (2 hours); DVD RBR can be checked out for (4 hours), Kindle RBR (2 hours)
  • You can also borrow a selection of Multimedia equipment:
    • Cameras, video cameras, tripods, Kindles, (3 days) and charging cables (2 hours) – exclusive to Yale-NUS students
    • Kindles (2 weeks)

Library Services

Get support with your research
The library provides research guides tailored to specific fields of study to help you find what you need; you can also get help preparing your research, finding resources, evaluating your sources, and using and citing your research with a research consultation with one of our librarians.

Personal Librarian
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.

Library Research Guides
Recommend resources for your courses and major areas of study:

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