Answered By: Ming Guang Han
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2018     Views: 802

Items with status

  • CL Rare Books (Loans Desk)
  • CL Confidential Collection (Loans Desk)

can be requested from the Information Services Department in Central Library on level 5.

To request, first print out the record in the library record and hand it to library staff in person at the loan counter at level 4. Alternatively, email the details of the required item to with your NUS email address.

In some cases, requests may be granted only after permission obtained from relevant donors and publishers, you will be informed by staff if this is necessary.

If request is granted, the item can be collected at the following times 

Request before Collect after
10 am (Monday-Friday)  11:30 am (Monday-Friday)
3 pm (Monday-Friday) 4:00 pm (Monday-Friday)


Items may be collected and referred to only in the Central Library Media Viewing Area, which is open Mon-Thur, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm and Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. There is strictly no loan, and no photocopying allowed.

For items that are in the Confidential, Restricted or Rare collections in other libraries other than Central Library (i.e location codes other than CL), please contact the relevant library for details.

All requests will be granted at the discretion of the library.

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