Course Support

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

Collection Development

  • Develop the Library’s collection through selecting books, media, and specialized e-resources.
  • Purchase request for Yale-NUS College Library’s Collection.

Research consultations

Yale-NUS College librarians are available to meet with students about their research needs. Students can drop by the Library for assistance; however, for in-depth questions, we recommend requesting a consultation with a Librarian

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.