Copyright advisory and publishing support
SMU Libraries provide copyright and publishing support for your teaching, research and publishing needs through these services.
ISBN & ISSN Registration
The ISSN is the standardised 8-digit international code that uniquely identifies a serial publication. The National Library is the ISSN National Centre for Singapore and issues Singapore ISSNs to serials published in Singapore. Faculty, Schools and SMU Centre with plans to start a new journal can nazimah [at] smu.edu.sg (contact the Library) to request for an ISSN.
The ISBN is the standardised 13-digit international number that uniquely identifies a monographic/book publication and enables it to be located easily. Any member of the SMU Community who needs an ISBN for their publication can nazimah [at] smu.edu.sg (contact the Library) to apply for one.
nazimah [at] smu.edu.sg (Consultation) on copyright concerns in teaching, research and publishing
Information on permitted use of works under Fair Use
Advise on educational exceptions under the Singapore Copyright Act
Advise on using works in course readings and teaching materials