Information literacy instruction and effective use of the Library’s resources and services
The Yale-NUS College librarians are happy to collaborate and to come into your class to provide tailored information literacy instruction related to your course projects and assignments. We can design hands-on activities for all levels around a variety of topics, including (but not limited to):
Courses we teach
- Evaluating and optimizing information resources for research and study.
- Developing search strategies.
- Using the library’s catalogue to look for books and journals.
- Identifying and searching specialized databases.
- Mining a good article to discover other relevant sources on a topic.
- Evaluating information – Learning the difference between scholarly and popular materials.
- Tracking the literature to find articles which cited an important work.
- Citation and research management skills.
- Join us for a workshop.
Services we provide
- Request Items from Other Libraries.
- Course Reserves course-related materials made available either in print or electronically through Yale-NUS Library.Not sure whom to contact?
- Fill out our consultation request form, and we’ll connect you with the best librarian related to your topic.
- Assist with in-depth research questions through research consultations.
- Develop the Library’s collection through selecting books, media, and specialized e-resources.
- Purchase request for Yale-NUS College Library’s Collection.
Online guides for finding appropriate databases and resources
Research guides are available through the NUS Libraries portal. In addition to the many guides created by NUS librarians, Yale-NUS College librarians are creating guides tailored to the Yale-NUS College curriculum. Check out our Research Guides.