Library materials which are in high demand are kept in the RBR (Reserve Books / Readings) collection. You can borrow RBR materials for two-hour loan periods. If you wish to borrow an RBR material overnight, collect the item two hours before the library closes. RBR materials borrowed overnight must be returned:
A fine of $1.00 per hour is charged for an RBR overdue loan.
In Central Library, the RBR collection is a self-service section where you can personally retrieve and check out the RBR item as shown in the video below.
You can now search for RBR titles in FindMore@NUSL .
1. At the Library portal (http://libportal.nus.edu.sg), select the "RBR" tab. Enter the module code (e.g ME2113) and select "Course number" from the drop-down menu:
You cna also search for RBR titles by individual lecturer's name.
E-Reserves are electronic readings recommended by teaching staff for a particular module. These include:
a) book chapters
b) journal articles
You can download E-Reserves which are available either in PDF or hyperlinks to electronic resources subscribed by NUS Libraries. E-Reserves are published in designated module pages created by teaching staff in IVLE. Note that E-Reserves are only accessible to staff and students who are registered in a particular module.
For more on E-Reserves, go to our FAQ pages for E-Reserves.