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Law in Singapore: Books

LINC (NUS Libraries catalogue)

Search for books in NUS Libraries via:

LINC (direct access)


NUS Libraries Portal (select LINC)

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. 

New Arrivals

Discover new additions to the law library's collection through this monthly subject listing: New Arrivals.

Recent highlights:

Research Librarian

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Su-Lin Lee
C J Koh Law Library
+65 6601 7105
Subjects: Law

Getting 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.

For example, you can run a Simple Keyword search for constitutional interpretation singapore:


2. Select the relevant title/edition from the results listing.

3. 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.

You can also access ebooks, where available, by clicking on the link to the online version in the LINC record. Then enter your NUS ID and password on the login page to access the ebook.

A Bibliographical Survey of Singaporean Legal Materials
Call Number: KE5280 Pha
Handbook for research into the Singapore legal system by Justice Andrew Phang. Published in 1999.

Historical Sources of Singapore Law: Bibliography
An alphabetical listing of books containing historical information on Singapore law.

Singapore Academy of Law: Law Books
Listing of books on various legal topics published by the Singapore Academy of Law.

You may wish to browse books on the open shelves in the Singapore-Malaysia Collection (1st storey) and Books Collection (3rd storey)

Books in each collection are arranged by subject. Use the Quick Guide to Legislation, Law Reports and Treatises as a quick reference guide to books in the Law Library.

NUS staff and students have access to the following services:

1) Recommend book for purchase

2) Intralibrary loan  - transfer book from one NUS Library to another

3) Interlibrary loan - request for book from non-NUS Library (local or overseas). Indicate "Where this book can be found"