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Collections - Overview

SMU Libraries collections:
 
The collection at the Li Ka Shing Library is designed to provide resources necessary to support teaching and research by the Schools of Business, Economics, Accountancy, Information Systems and Social Sciences; and, courses taken by undergraduate and postgraduate students in all schools. The collection is interdisciplinary and covers the broad fields of business, economics and commerce with special strengths in finance, trade, accounting, management and international business.
 
The collection at the Kwa Geok Choo Law Library is designed to provide resources necessary to support teaching and research by the School of Law and courses in Law taken by undergraduate and postgraduate students of other schools. As well as Singapore primary and secondary sources, it includes access to materials of the main jurisdictions of the common law that have influenced Singaporean law. Library users also have access to US and EU law and international law materials.
 
Collections at a glance:
 
  Li Ka Shing Library Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Print Books 45,000+ volumes 12,000+ volumes
Electronic Books 215,000+ titles 40,000+ titles
Databases 130+ databases 58+ databases

 

The direction and purpose of the SMU Libraries' collection are defined by its Collection Policy.

Accessibility of e-Resources
Due to licensing agreement regulations, most library e-resources may be accessed only by SMU faculty, students and staff. All SMU databases should be used for academic and personal applications only. No information may be accessed for a corporation or job, for profit or for a third party. For more information, please read the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources policy.

Last updated on 14 Mar 2017 .