Answered By: Ming Guang Han
Last Updated: Mar 08, 2017     Views: 5272

Closed stacks are special storage areas not accessible to users. Typically old or low circulating items are stored there. This helps to save space since items stored in closed stacks can be stored more compactly.

If you need access to closed stacks item, please request the item online first and we will then retrieve the item for you to collect at the appropriate loans desk

 

Closed Stacks at Science Library

 

There are several different closed stacks including

 

Most books (less materials from Singapore-Malaysia Collection, Thesis)  and bound journals from closed stacks can be borrowed out for the normal period. For other items (e.g thesis), please consult a librarian if you are unsure.

If you need access to closed stacks item, please request the item online first and we will then retrieve the item for you to collect at the appropriate loans desk

Alumni will need to be issued with a Temporary's Reader's permit first before they can request in person at the loans desk.

 

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