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Location codes: Central (CL)

How to locate materials in Central Library, Law Library, Medical Library and Science Library, etc.? What do the different location codes CL RBR, MD SMC, LW RBR, etc. mean? Is the item currently available or out on loan (item status)?

How to locate materials in Central Library? What do the codes CL Books, CL SMC, etc. mean?

Getting to Central Library

Please check the status of the item before picking it up from its location. Check your loan entitlement and loan rules.

Location Code

Level

What you should do

CL Books

3

Bring item to level 4 and check out at Loans Desk or self-service machines.

CL Bound Journals

5

Use in Library and photocopiers are available. Item may be checked out at Loans Desk or via self-service machines at level 4.

CL CD ROM Databases (Loans Desk 2)

4

View in Library

CL CD ROM  (Loans Desk 3) 4

Available for borrowing, request at Loans Desk 3 with call number

CL Closed Stacks (Loans Desk 3) (What is it exactly?)

 

Request online via LINC & collect item at Loans Desk 3. For Central Library's Closed Stacks collection times see FAQ.

CL Closed Stacks (Use in Library)  

Request online via LINC & collect item at Loans Desk 3. For Central Library's Closed Stacks collection times see FAQ.

Can only be used in the library,

CL Confidential Collection (Information Desk)

5

Enquire at Information Services Office during office hours

CL Current Journals

5

Use in Current Journals room where photocopiers are available

CL Holdshelf
(Loans Desk 3)

4

Items in high demand, usually allows only 7 day loans. Request online via LINC for pick up at the loan counter of the holding library. More information

CL Information Desk

5

Request at Information Desk for use in library

CL Loans Desk 3

4

Request for accompanying disks/CDs by CALL # at Loans Desk 3

CL Microforms
(Loans Desk 2)

4

Request by Stack # at Loans Desk 2 and view in Microform Viewing room

CL Multimedia
(Loans Desk 2)

4

See FAQ and view in Multimedia Viewing room

CL Rare Books (Information Desk)

5

Enquire at Information Desk or Information Services Office

CL RBR (Loans Desk 1)

4

Self-service, find by CALL # at Loans Desk 1

CL Reference # (PH Room) 

5

Also known as Peggy Wai Chee Leong-Hochstadt Room, Use in Reference Collection reading area only

CL Reference Office #

5

Request at Information Services Office for use in the office

CL Reference Office

5

Request at Information Services Office for use in the office

CL Selected Journals (Loans Desk 4) 

4

Current hardcopies of popular magazines and newspapers such as Economist.

CL Singapore-Malaysia Collection

5

Use in Singapore-Malaysia Collection reading area only

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