NUS Libraries plays a pivotal role in partnering the NUS community to advance scholarship and research. It comprises seven libraries, with the Central Library being the flagship and largest.

It is the largest academic and research library in Singapore with a rich collection of more than 3 million volumes covering multidisciplinary subjects.


A leading global academic library

• Impacting research

• Enriching learning

• Revitalising experiences


Empower the NUS community with information resources, knowledge networks and interactive platforms to advance inter-disciplinary learning, research and innovation.

Strategic Goals


Drive innovative services for influential research, quality education & visionary enterprise


Establish growth in knowledge & capabilities for future generations


Drive organisational and operational excellence for greater efficiency


Strategise and accelerate digital innovations for inclusive environment for experiential phygital learning


Enhance marketing communications for expanded outreach, community engagement, and improved utilisation, attendance and footfall


Strengthen support for writing and communication in the NUS community through a range of services and programming that employ best practices and establish the Centre as a leader in the writing centre field


Strategise to expand global relations and achieve national and international recognition

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