Yale-NUS College Library Holiday Hours

By | December 18th, 2018

Dear Yale-NUS Community, The Library will be closed for the upcoming holidays. Please also see our opening hours on the eve of Public Holidays below. Christmas Eve (24 Dec 2018): 8.30am-1pm Christmas Day (25 Dec 2018): Closed New Year’s Eve (31 Dec 2018):  Closed for University Holiday New Year’s Day (1 Jan 2019): Closed Should…

NUS Central Library & Chinese Library closed 14-17 Dec 2018

By | December 7th, 2018

NUS Central Library & Chinese Library will be closed 14-17 December 2018 for an electrical power upgrade. We regret that intra-library loans from these libraries will not be dispersed during this time.

On Palm-leaf and Paper: Selections from the Collection of Dr. Sureshkumar Muthukumaran

By | November 2nd, 2018

On 25 October 2018, the Yale-NUS College Library welcomed Dr. Muthukumaran to present the first “Speaking of” series talk of this semester. The “Speaking of” series features faculty members’ research and interests presented in an accessible and exciting way. Dr. Muthukumaran shared his passion for collecting manuscripts, rare books, and prints.  He is a life-long…

New Database: Age of Exploration

By | November 2nd, 2018

Age of Exploration brings together archival documents, interactive maps, audio, and video recordings, as well as diaries and journals, logbooks, photographs, drawing and artworks, and other materials to bring to life the key events in the history of European maritime exploration from c.1420-1920. Delve into the earliest voyages of Vasco da Gama, the opening of…

Explore Singapore’s Cultural Heritage: A Visit to the Malay Heritage Centre

By | October 2nd, 2018

Date: 18 October 2018 Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm Location: Meet at the Oculus Registration: Required: Consent Form Join a visit to the Malay Heritage Centre! Build your knowledge of Singapore’s Malay community, recognize the rich resources available at the Centre, and examine ways in which information is conveyed through curation and description, artifacts, and multimedia. Participants…

Women in Action: The Malay Women’s Movement from the Late 1920s to the 1970s

By | October 1st, 2018

  The Library is excited to host a travelling exhibition by the Malay Heritage Centre which gives voice to a unique part of Singapore’s history of Malay women and their endeavours. This exhibition runs from 1 October to 2 November 2018, located at the Library’s exhibition space. About the exhibition In its fourth installment of…

Man Booker Prize Contest

By | October 1st, 2018

The Man Booker Prize Contest is now on! “The Man Booker Prize is the leading literary award in the English speaking world and has brought recognition, reward and readership to outstanding fiction for over four decades. Each year, the prize is awarded to what is, in the opinion of the judges, the best novel of the…

Be a Know-it-All!

By | September 14th, 2018

Written by pre-eminent experts in their respective fields and published by Oxford University Press, these books will give you a concise yet comprehensive introduction to a host of topics – ranging from Shakespeare’s tragedies to Machiavelli,  Dead Sea Scrolls, the Magna Carta, World Music, Astronomy, and many more. The Very Short Introductions could launch you…