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Law: Books

A start guide to legal research in the C J Koh Law Library

LINC (NUS Libraries catalogue)

Search for books using either:

LINC (direct access)


Books & Media tab (NUS Libraries Portal)

Google Books Search

Google Book Search

Can't find a book in the NUS Libraries? Search Google Books for materials which you may recommend for the Law Library's collection. 

Resource Librarian

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Lee Su-Lin
C J Koh Law Library
469D Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259773
+65 6516 2042

Finding Books

Find out what books are available in the Law Library or other NUS Libraries by searching the library catalogue, LINC:

1. Search for books by author, title, subject or keyword in LINC (Books & Media) e.g. contract law singapore:

2. Select the relevant record from the results listing. Then take note of the location, call number and status of the book in the bibliographic record on the next page:


To learn more about the various locations in the law library, refer to the guide Law: LINC location codes.

3. You can also access e-books, where available, by clicking on the link to the online version in the LINC record. Then enter your NUS ID and password on the next page.


Books in the Law Library are arranged by subject. You may wish to browse books on the open shelves in the Singapore-Malaysia collection (1st storey) or the Books collection (3rd storey).

Use the Quick Guide to Legislation, Law Reports and Treatises as a quick reference guide to books in the Law Library.

For a full listing of databases, see: Guide to Electronic Resources Collection.

Selection of the more commonly used databases: