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Catalogue of Pre-Republican Chinese books at the National University of Singapore Libraries (新加坡国立大学图书馆中文古籍目录)
Compiled by Sim Chuin Peng and Gao Bin, 2021. This catalogue contains records of 3,579 ancient Chinese books, of which 603 are records of rare ancient books published before 1796. The remainder of the 2,994 records cover ordinary ancient books which were published between 1796 and 1911. Some of these books were published in Japan (131), Korea (4), and Vietnam (1) and 2 were published in the Manchurian language.
NUS History Bibliography
The NUS Libraries has updated the bibliography on the history of the National University of Singapore as part of our contribution to the NUS Centennial celebrations. The bibliography was first published in 1995 to celebrate NUS's 90th anniversary. The updated bibliography contains citations in the English and Chinese language. Most of the items cited are available in the NUS Libraries.
Primary Materials on Chinese Education in Singapore, 1819-1959
Compiled by Lee Ching Seng, 2001.
A Sense of History: A Select Bibliography on the History of Singapore
Compiled by Tim Yap Fuan. This select bibliography lists primary and secondary sources on the history of Singapore from its earliest times through the period of British rule, interrupted briefly by the Japanese occupation, to independence and thereafter. It was first published as a printed bibliography to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the founding of modern Singapore by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles in 1819. Through the years, it has remained a popular resource for students and researchers on the history of Singapore. The bibliography was relaunched as an online database to promote greater accessibility to a wider audience. Where available, links to the full-text subscribed by the NUS Libraries have also been provided.
A Sense of History: A Select Bibliography on the history of Singapore (in Chinese)
Compiled by Lee Ching Seng, 1998. This bibliography was first published together with the English edition in 1999 to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the founding of modern Singapore by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. While the bibliographic entries in the Chinese & Japanese edition are different from that of their English counterpart, the format is identical. The focus is on the history of Singapore, from its earliest times through the period of British rule interrupted briefly by the Japanese occupation, to independence and thereafter. It has been a popular resource for students and researchers looking for Chinese and Japanese sources on the history of Singapore. The bibliography was separately relaunched as an online database, listing records of Chinese and Japanese books, theses, book chapters, journal articles, and journals.
Singapore Literature: A Select Bibliography of Critical Writings
Compiled by Tim Yap Fuan, 2000. The bibliography contains English-language publications on Singapore literature, Singapore fiction, Singapore poetry and Singapore drama & theatre. It is useful to researchers and laypersons interested in critical writings about Singapore literature.
Staff Papers & Conference Presentations
This bibliography lists papers presented at various conferences by NUS Libraries staff.
The Scientific Crucible: Science Education in NUS Since 1929
The Scientific Crucible was originally published in 2009 by the Science Library as part of the 80th anniversary of the Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore. It serves as an important reference, highlighting both the key milestones as well as the rich heritage of the Faculty since 1929. This dynamic publication is constantly updated to reflect recent historical events and the evolution in courses and programmes being taught at the Faculty of Science.