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Sociology Resources for Graduate Students: Welcome

A guide to useful resources for graduate Sociology research.

New to NUS?

Dear Graduate Students,

Welcome to NUS. This guide highlights essential resources and services for conducting research at the NUS Libraries.

We hope you find the selected listings of resources useful  for locating relevant information relating to your research topics.

Visit our New to NUS guide to familiarise yourselves with the following:



 Search for Materials

 e-Resources & Exam Papers

 Research Tools

Related Guides

Library Tutorials for Graduate Students

At the start of each academic year, the Library conduct hands-on workshops to help new graduate students familiarize themselves with the following research tools and resources:

if you have missed the above workshops, contact your friendly Sociology Resource Librarian on the right panel to schedule for an advisory session. 

Services for Graduate Students

At the Library portal, scroll down to:
Services For...> select Graduate Students

For resources not found in the NUS collection, there are several ways to locate them outside NUS. To access these services:

1. Login at the library portal    
2. Click on My Services                             
3. Complete and submit the required e-forms.

Request Purchase of New Titles
If a book or media title is not available in the NUS collection, you can request the Library to purchase and reserve the book for you. More details.

Document Delivery Service (DDS)
If an article in a journal/book/conference proceedings you need is not found in the NUS collection, you can request for the Document Delivery Service (DDS). The Library will then obtain a photocopy of the item you need from other library sources. More details.  

Interlibrary Loan
If the book you need is out of print or difficult to purchase, you will be informed and you can then request for an interlibrary loan service. The Library will then borrow the book from another library (local or overseas) on your behalf. More details.

Intralibrary Loan
Within the NUS library system, a book kept in any NUS library can be delivered to another NUS library of your choice for your collection. More details

Publishing and depositing your work in ScholarBank -
NUSL institutional repository

Scholarly communication issues and why you should take note?

NUS Libraries support green open access and is committed to partner and support NUS faculties and researchers in their scholarly communication or publishing endeavours. For this, we have established a Scholarly Communication Committee (SComm).

  About Scholarly Communication   ScholarBank@NUS
 Scholarly Publishing  Research Performance
 Open Access  Contact Us

Resource Librarian

Hayati Abdul
NUS Central Library
Phone: +65 6516 2029

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What to do when the LIBRARY PORTAL is DOWN!

Please use the following direct links to access resources:

1. LibGuides (Subject Guides)

2. Exam Papers

3. LINC (Books, Journals, Database)

4. FindMore (Articles, Books, Journals, Database)

5. ScholarBank (NUS Masters/PhD Thesis post 2003)

6. FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)