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The Digital Scholarship team at NUS Libraries aims to provide resources and expertise by using new technologies and digital tools for research, teaching and learning. By bringing people from across disciplines in NUS community together, we aim to build connections to facilitate interdisciplinary research.


We offer programs such as workshops and talks related to Digital Scholarship , The Digital Scholarship Lab, a space with dedicated hardware for you to collaborate and work on your research projects.


We invite consultations on research or teaching projects that involve digital scholarship. Get in touch with us at techcentral@nus.edu.sg. Read here for more information about our project consultations and browse our project directory for a general sense of our work with digital scholars.



A dedicated space at the NUS Central Library with high-performance facilities suited for data processing & visualisation, the DS Lab provides the necessary resources for you to work on your digital projects. It is organised into two zones, each catering to different needs.




A high performance workstation can make a world of difference to your work. The DS Lab offers 3 high-end workstations and you are welcome to work them. Submit an application here if you have a digital project that requires the use of these workstations.



  • Intel Xeon 14 (E5-2680)
  • 64GB 2133MHz DDR4 RAM
  • NVIDIA Quadro P5000, 16GB GPU
  • PCIe SSD 1TB
  • 20+ inch UHD 4K dual monitor display

Apple users looking for a PC that gives you the most oomph can help yourself to the powerful, all-in-one Apple iMac Pro, also available at the DS Lab. Submit an application here to use the iMac Pro.



  • 2.5GHz 14-core Intel Xeon W Processor
  • 64GB DDR4
  • Radeon Pro Vega 56 (8GB)
  • 1TB SSD

Not only do we have hardware sufficient for computationally-intensive work, we also offer an extensive list of pre-installed software for analysis, maps, and data visualisation:


MATLAB / NVivo / Octave / Python + Jupyter / QGIS / R + RStudio / SPSS / STATA / Tableau




Large multi-touch screen TVs allow you to captivate your audience instantly. Eye-catching and interactive, it can be used for presentation or in a class to promote engagement. The DS Lab is equipped with a selection of these vertically or horizontally mounted devices.


  • 86-inch 4K multitouch TV
  • 65-inch 4K TV with multitouch overlay 
  • 55-inch touch panels



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