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Library Tutorial for Graduate Students
At the start of each academic year, the Library conduct series of hands-on workshop to help new graduate students familiarize themselves with the following research tools and resources:
If you have missed the workshop, contact your friendly Sociology Resource Librarian (on the right panel of this guide) to schedule for a library session.
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 familiarize yourselves with searching for library resources and facilities.
Services for Graduate Students
Go to the Library portal > under Quick Links on the right panel > click on the drop-down button next to More Services & E-Forms for... > select Graduate Students from the drop-down menu:
- 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 on DDS.
- 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.
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.