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New to NUS: Library Essentials

How do I check my Library Account (myLINC)?

How do I login to check my loan record (myLINC)?

You can check your loan record, via the myLINC system.

myLINC system allows you to

How to login?

There are several ways to access myLINC. The following works for NUS students, staff, external members and NUS High school students.

At the library portal, click on My Library Account

What is my Library PIN, NUSNET ID and Password?

Library PIN is required to borrow items at the library self-check machines.

If you are having difficulties using your default library PIN, you can reset your library PIN here.

Should you face any issues when resetting your PIN, please contact Loans & Membership at or call 6516 2016 for assistance..


Your NUSNET ID & Password and your Library PIN are used for the following:-

Login with To Access Remarks
NUSNET ID  & Password E-Resources including subscribed databases, online journals, e-books, e-newspapers and statistical information. E-Resources can be accessed one day after completing matriculation or receipt of staff card.
Library portal to search for materials and e-forms for specific services such as recommending new titles,  booking discussion rooms, Document Delivery Services (DDS) and getting research help from Librarians. Access to prescribed services may not be immediately available. Contact us if you encounter persistent login issues.

Matric number &
Library PIN

MyLINC (Loan records) including checking the number of books borrowed and their due dates, making online renewals, reserving materials currently out on loan and activating your "Reading History". Access may not be immediately available. To borrow books urgently, use the self-borrowing machines. If you encounter problems, approach our Loans Desk or contact us for assistance.


How can I send my print jobs to library's network printers?

How can I send my print jobs to library's network printers from my laptop? How about from USB thumb drive?

If you only have the data you want to print on a USB thumb drive, please go to the photocopy room in the library to print.

You can also print from your laptop using the following settings below. Payment at most libraries is by cashcard or ezlink card. Printing in colour is also available, please select the correct printer. 

Please note that like most printing facilities in NUS, you will need to be a current NUS student or staff with a NUSNET ID to do any printing. NUS alumni with printing and scanning needs should instead check with the Alumni Service Centre. You may also call them at (+65) 65165775 or email 

For questions on U-Town Printing instead. For printing questions with regards to other labs, please approach the appropriate staff of these labs. We regret we are unable to assist.

To print from your laptop, first login into NUS wireless network.


For All NUS Libraries (For Windows & Mac Users)

Instructions are available here.

Mac users can find out their computer name needed to print by visiting this link.

For other operating systems & other issues

For users with other operating systems (e.g. Linux etc), please consult the photocopy vendor.

You can also consult the photocopy vendor if you have trouble connecting your laptop to the printers.

Once you have sent your print jobs, you can proceed to the print release stations to pay and collect your print job.

For Mac users who are facing issues with the username/computer name to key into the print release stations for printing, you can visit the Library FAQs page for help.

When does the photocopying service in the photocopying shop stop in NUS Libraries?

In NUS Libraries, the timings for the photocopy services in the photocopying room are as follows

University Term 

Monday - Saturday Half an hour after the library opens -- one hour before the library closes
Sunday Closed (or as required)*
Public Holiday Closed (or as required)*


University Vacation

Monday - Friday Half an hour after the library opens -- one hour before the library closes
Saturday & Sunday Closed (or as required)*
Public Holiday Closed (or as required)*

When the library is closed you can consider using the PC or Mac Commons at U-Town which is open 24 hours.

Please use EZLink card or NETS Flashpay for payment.

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