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Title: Welcome to NUS Libraries


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Welcome toNUS Libraries
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VisionTo be a premier knowledge hub that
promotes the Universitys global knowledge
enterprise vision
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MissionTo deliver just-in-time information with
passion and a smile
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NUS Libraries
Central Library
Chinese Library
Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library
C J Koh Law Library _at_ BTC
Music Library
Science Library
Medical Library
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Opening Hours
  • Term Time
  • Monday Saturday 8.00am 10.00pm
  • Sunday 9.30am 4.30pm
  • Public Holiday Closed
  • Vacation
  • Monday-Friday 8.30am - 7.00pm
  • Saturday 8.30am 5.00pm
  • Sunday Public Holiday Closed

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Rich Resources for our Users
  • As at April 2006

As at June 2006
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Rapid Growth of E-Resources
  • Since 1999 e-resources collection increased
    12 folds

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Our Users
As at April 2006
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Serving beyond NUS
  • Providing services to
  • Alumni
  • Faculty students of tertiary institutions
  • Public sector institutions
  • RD organisations
  • Commercial firms
  • Distance learners
  • International researchers

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NUS Library Portal
  • Provides desktop single sign-on from campus
    network and from portal to databases,
  • e-journals, e-books, myLINC and e-forms
  • One-stop gateway for library E-resources and
    E-services
  • Allows personalization of portal homepage based
    on preferences

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NUS Libraries Portal
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Library Portal Single gateway for online
services and e-resources
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LINC
  • Search by
  • Title
  • Author
  • Keyword
  • Subject

Using Innovative Interface Inc
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Library INtegrated Catalogue
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Multilingual
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Table of contents
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Table of contents for Chinese book
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Link to electronic version
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References Altinkemer, K., Chaturvedi, A. and
Gulati, R., 1940. Information systems
outsourcing Issues and evidence. International
Journal of Information Management 17 3, pp.
199210. Baker, W. and Faulkner, R., 1991.
Strategies for managing suppliers of professional
services. California Management Review 33 4, pp.
3345. Roberts, V., 2001. Managing strategic
outsourcing in the healthcare industry. Journal
of Healthcare Management 46 4, pp. 239249.
Abstract-EMBASE Abstract-MEDLINE   Venkatesan,
R., 1992. Strategic sourcing To make or not to
make. Harvard Business Review 70 6, pp. 98107.
Wholey, D.R., Padman, R., Hamer, R. and
Schwartz, S., 2001. Determinants if information
technology outsourcing among health maintenance
organizations. Health Care Management Science 4
3, pp. 229239. Abstract-MEDLINE
Abstract-EconLit   Full Text via CrossRef
Willcocks, L., Lacity, M. and Fitzgerald, G.,
1995. Information technology outsourcing in
Europe and the USA Assessment issues.
International Journal of Information Management
15 5, pp. 333351. SummaryPlus Full Text
Links PDF (1336 K)
Move from 1 full text article to another in the
list of references
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Multimedia in LINC
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Multimedia - Reviews
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Library Services
  • Range of services provided
  • Loans (over 1.15 million transactions)
  • Inter-library loans (lent 1,881 borrowed 497)
  • Off-campus delivery
  • Reference (over 68,000 queries)
  • Information literacy programmes (400)
  • Technical
  • Purchasing, receiving, cataloguing
  • E-resources management
  • Document delivery (4,000 requests)
  • As at April 2006

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Document Delivery Service
1 User submits DDS request online
User can check status of request online
2 Library receives request
5 User views article on desktop
3 Search for DDS supplier place order
4 Library receives article informs user
1-3 days
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Purchase Titles
  • Submit request online to purchase a title
  • the NUS Libraries does not have
  • Urgent processing for recommended textbooks
  • Books received within 4.5 weeks of order
  • Users alerted when book is ready if hold placed

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Ordering Cycle
4.5 weeks median turnaround
User can check status of request online
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Book Request Status Query System
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Library E-reserves
  • Students access course reading materials from
    their desktop anytime anywhere
  • Leverage on Integrated Virtual Learning
    Environment (IVLE) platform
  • Digitize reading materials
  • Links to e-journals subscribed by NUS Libraries

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E-Reserves
  • List of modules a student has registered is
    displayed in My Module after login
  • Reserve readings are listed under the heading
    Library Resources

Leads to search map, electronic resources.
Leads to list of readings.
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E-Reserves
  • Readings are provided in a mixture of
  • PDF documents
  • Persistent links to the HTML or PDF documents
  • Hyperlinks to the online catalog records of books

PDF files of scanned book chapter
Search box
Persistent links to articles in electronic
databases
Hyperlink to online catalog record
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NUS Media Gallery
  • Central repository permanent archives for
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Images
  • Used for teaching research
  • Joint project between NUS Libraries Centre for
    Instructional Technology

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Digitized Historical Newspapers
  • Lat Pao (1887-1932) Sin Kok Min Jit Pao
    (1919-1933)
  • Two of the most important sources for research
    into pre-war Singapore and overseas Chinese.

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Ebooks
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Print collection
Open shelves with closed stacks for older
materials
Library of Congress Classification
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One-stop Loans Desk
  • Borrow/re-borrow/return
  • Closed Stacks
  • Microforms
  • Multimedia
  • RBR
  • Book facilities
  • Loan queries

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RFID Self Service Borrowing
  • One of the worlds largest library using 3M RFID
    system
  • Tag all books with radio frequency identification
    (RFID) labels
  • Self service machines available in all libraries
    from July 2001
  • Check out is easier faster
  • Facilitates stock checking
  • Better security tamper-proof

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RFID Book drop
  • Developed own self-service book drop
  • Shorten queuing time for users

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New Facilities
InfoCommons
  • Wireless access to campus network

Training Room
Laptop charging
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New Facilities
Study carrels
  • Conducive study environment
  • Individual
  • Group

Discussion rooms
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New Facilities
  • Chat Point

ArtsBuzz
  • Perk Point

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  • Thank you
  • for your
  • Attention
  • Any questions?

Vanda Miss Joaquim
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