Answered By: Ming Guang Han
Last Updated: May 03, 2016     Views: 4616

Your NUSNET ID & Password and your Library PIN are used for the following:

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NUSNET ID  & Password

E- Resources  including subscribed databases, online journals, e-books, e-newspapers and statistical information.

E-Resources can be accessed one day after completing matriculation or receipt of staff card.

Library portal to search for materials and  e-forms for specific services such as recommending new titles,  booking discussion rooms, Document Delivery Services (DDS) and getting research help from Librarians.

Access to prescribed services may not be immediately available. Contact us if you encounter persistent login issues.

Matric/Staff number &
Library PIN

MyLINC (Loan records) including checking number of books borrowed and their due dates, making online renewals, reserving materials currently out on loan and activating your "Reading History".

Access may not be immediately available. To borrow books urgently, use the self-borrowing machines. Alternatively, approach the Loans Desk or contact us for assistance.


Your Library PIN is also used to:

1. Borrow items at the library self-check machine

2. Check your loan record using myLINC

3. Place holds on items out on loan, on order or in process or request items (e.g. Items in closed stacks)


  • Adjunct or part-time lecturers who have issues accessing e-resources should contact their respective departments.
  • Clinical Faculty Staff with the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine should contact our medical library directly via phone or email if you are unable to access e-resources.
  • If you have other problems with your NUSNET account, NUS email account, or other NUS IT related issues not related to the library, please refer to the NUS Computer Centre - IT Care. In particular, freshmen may refer to this freshman infopack by NUS Computer Centre.

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