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LINC: Library INtegrated Catalogue: Introduction

Tips and tricks on searching the Library catalogue LINC.

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About LINC

LINC (NUS Library INtegrated Catalogue) is the original/classic search platform for NUS Libraries. It has a clean simple interface, but unlike FindMore@NUSL does not cover journal articles, newspaper articles etc.

It covers

  • Books (including links to ebooks)
  • Journals (link to both listings of journals in hardcopy and ejournal home pages)
  • print thesis (but not online thesis)
  • DVD, VCDs and music scores
  • Microforms
  • and more

Does not cover

  • journal articles, newspaper articles 
  • Online thesis

Use LINC, if you have a specific book, DVD/CD, Microform in mind.

Features of LINC

  • Search by specific fields:
  • Title
  • Author
  • Keyword
  • Subject
  • RBR collection by Lecturer or Module code
  • May combine/refine terms using: Boolean Operators (And, Or, Not) wildcards and truncation
  • Save and export results
  • Set up save alerts