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NUS Central Library

College Library and Scenic Lookout
12 Kent Ridge Crescent, 119275, Singapore
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 8:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Central Library is a multi-disciplinary library serving all NUS staff and students and primarily those from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering, the School of Computing and the School of Design and Environment.

6.5/10

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    Josephine C.
    "the quiet room beside the computer area is ideal for mugging!"(4 Tips)
    청펑 양.
    "Lib is as crowded as national libraries frm 10+ onwards..."(3 Tips)
    Aaron T.
    "Ask a librarian using Web Chat"(3 Tips)
    Jamie J.
    "Make farting noises while in the toilets here!"(2 Tips)
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  • Nan X.

    Well in fact u don't need to read textbook for engineering course.

    Nan Xiao · January 31
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  • aldy h.

    I'm here to buy NUS merchandise, Pretty cheap

    aldy heriwardito · September 24, 2014
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  • Dinh

    Electrical sockets are available at all the tables now!

    Dinh · September 11, 2013
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  • Ken H.

    Just come in early morning in holidays period and you'll love the atmosphere

    Ken Hoang · May 30, 2013
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  • Xu"em\eng

    @NUS testetestsetests test

    Xu"em\eng · May 8, 2013
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  • Lim W.

    Lol coms here have time limit, like lan shop sia

    Lim Wei Xiang · April 8, 2013
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  • Josephine C.

    the quiet room beside the computer area is ideal for mugging! ♥

    Josephine C · April 8, 2013
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  • Davin C.

    Wear your jacket!

    Davin Chua · February 19, 2013
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  • Cal  Tei

    There are two types of people here. Those who mug and those who claim not to :/

    Cal Tei · February 11, 2013
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  • Kok Hoong F.

    Do you know that Dr Mahathir is an NUS alumni?

    Kok Hoong Fong · August 12, 2012
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  • Kok Hoong F.

    Level 6 opens fit overnight mugging from 9th April to 2nd May

    Kok Hoong Fong · April 14, 2012
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  • Dista Revio D.

    great!! awesomee...

    Dista Revio Diandra · April 14, 2012
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  • abiyoza lie chai k.

    gocaapppp !!

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  • Rajasekaran G.

    Book a Carrel ! Gud place to read :)

    Rajasekaran Ganeshkumar · April 5, 2012
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  • jeremia p.

    They should really renovate the air circulation system inside the toilets. Smells horrible.

    jeremia patrick · March 6, 2012
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  • Gemira A.

    celebrate valentine's day at central library level 5!!!

    Gemira Auer · February 11, 2012
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  • NUS L.

    04 Dec-08 Jan 2012 Opening hours.Mon-Fri : 8.30am - 7.00pmSat : 8.30am - 5.00pmSun & Pub Hol : Closed *

    NUS Libraries · December 9, 2011
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  • Raymond L.

    What are you reading this tip for? Too much time on your hands? Go study! :P

    Raymond Lau · November 22, 2011
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  • Huiping L.

    Level 5 room is crowded. Reference room is not that crowded as compared to journals room

    Huiping Lin · November 15, 2011
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  • NUS Libraries

    Ask a librarian a question!

    NUS Libraries · October 31, 2011
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  • NUS Libraries

    Talk on engineering standards in NUS Libraries. How to find Singapore Standards, British Standards, IEC Standards and more. 19 October. 3 pm - 5pm. Central Library Thearette.

    NUS Libraries · October 15, 2011
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  • Ivan W.

    My favourite place to study. Not so cold and it's rather secluded. Quietness guaranteed

    Ivan Wiyanto · September 21, 2011
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  • Oliver V.

    Good place for group members to discuss.

    Oliver Vincent · September 2, 2011
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  • Su X.

    they add another row of computer in the main printing room ald. walk in, turn left, its on ur right side

    Su Xu · August 15, 2011
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  • MsVindicta

    I wonder how often they wash the couches here.

    MsVindicta · August 11, 2011
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  • Ramses P.

    The only floor open to night owls in NUS. enjoy!

    Ramses Partogi · April 18, 2011
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  • Farhan H.

    Want a global immersion program w/o leaving the country? Just head to the study tables on the 3rd floor for a taste of China!

    Farhan Hamid · April 7, 2011
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  • Nia Nymue

    Please plug in an external hearing device before playing your disc. It's distracting to the rest of us. Thanks.

    Nia Nymue · March 31, 2011
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  • Tan S.

    i have the whole empty computer room at lvl 6 to myself on a Saturday=)

    Tan Ser Hui · March 26, 2011
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  • Jamie J.

    Viewing gallery of the last working VCRs in Singapore. See them before they are all wiped out by extinction!

    Jamie Joohander · March 22, 2011
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  • Lukey

    You can't drink your favorite drinks like F&N sparkling drinks here or else the librarian will chase you out :p

    Lukey · March 4, 2011
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  • Moe S.

    Check out Fbapp from AppStore. It's free and awesome

    Moe Seth · February 5, 2011
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  • Gim Siong L.

    Level 6 is only empty during cny eve... Rare moments

    Gim Siong Lim · February 2, 2011
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  • Yang L.

    only one washroom for men. three for women...

    Yang Lao · January 20, 2011
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  • Aaron T.

    Check mobile enhanced library catalogue and place holds on mobile. Read more

    Aaron Tay · January 16, 2011
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  • Aaron T.

    Book a discussion room online Read more

    Aaron Tay · January 16, 2011
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  • zafyrah y.

    printing room is for PRINTING. don't be mean and hog the PC for emails or reading lecture slides one by one.

    zafyrah yagami · January 15, 2011
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  • Aaron T.

    Ask a librarian using Web Chat Read more

    Aaron Tay · January 14, 2011
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  • Claudio C.

    Secret place... Ssshhh... Don't tell!

    Claudio Chock · November 23, 2010
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  • Shyam S.

    Opens at 9:30 on sundays!!! Don't cone b4 that ...

    Shyam Sundar · November 21, 2010
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  • Colin C.

    People like to make a lot of noise while they're packing up just ask that others notice that they're leaving. Damn PRCs don't realize that even their whispering is loud.

    Colin Chau · November 20, 2010
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  • Colin C.

    The most archaic university library I've ever seen. But all the kids from china think it's the most amazing thing they've ever seen. Haha. Chinese people.

    Colin Chau · November 20, 2010
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  • Shyam S.

    Freezing cold! Don't ever forget to bring your pullovers!

    Shyam Sundar · November 20, 2010
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  • 청펑 양.

    Lib is as crowded as national libraries frm 10+ onwards during exams period!

    청펑 양 · November 16, 2010
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  • xiaoran H.

    Central library shouldn't limit access to only nus ppl like puh-lease. Duh.

    xiaoran Huang · November 1, 2010
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  • Dylan L.

    Ntu student at Nus

    Dylan Loh · October 22, 2010
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  • zzz

    The receptionist at the entrance is a bitch. Don't forget to borrow your book before going out, if not you'll get booked by her. Like who wants to steal NUS books?!

    zzz · October 19, 2010
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  • Md Hanis I.

    Be nice and share the electrical sockets. Hogging is mean.

    Md Hanis Isahak · October 5, 2010
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  • Colin C.

    Men's bathroom smell like piss all the time. Media room is the most quiet. Downstairs is freezing. Quiet rooms upstairs.

    Colin Chau · September 25, 2010
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  • Mizael P.

    Hmmm you can borrow books here! I bet everyone didn't know that -.-

    Mizael Poh · September 6, 2010
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