Need help finding a course reading, or locating relevant articles from ejournals and databases? Please contact library [at] smu.edu.sg / (65) 6828-0355 (see opening hours).
Research Consultations - Individual customized service for you when you need it
library [at] smu.edu.sg (subject: Research%20Consultation) (Email) a Research Librarian to make an appointment for help starting your research, for complex queries or for individual instruction on using library resources.
Use our Research Guides to get you started on your research.
Use online access to My Library Account to:
Check the Library Events Calendar for upcoming workshops and events.
Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a service that obtains books, book chapters, journal articles and other resources for university-related research and teaching that are not available in the SMU Libraries collection. The following group of users are eligible for this service:
How to request an Interlibrary Loan:
Read the full Interlibrary Loan guidelines.
libacq [at] smu.edu.sg (subject: Title%20Recommendation) (Recommend new resources) to the library for purchase considerations. Please provide as many details as possible about the request, such as journal title, book title, author's name, year of publication, publisher's name and ISBN.
Check the current opening hours.
Theses by postgraduate students doing a research Masters will be placed in InK - Institutional Knowledge at SMU - for access by the public and the SMU community. To submit your thesis, go to the IRIS website and login with your SMU ID, add a new publication, select the publication type as thesis, complete the fields, and upload the final PDF version of your thesis. For details of adding a record in IRIS, refer to this guide .
Need help in writing your dissertation? Check out the "Dissertation / Thesis Research and Writing" guide.
The Off-Campus Access Services allow SMU community to access e-resources remotely.
The Library provides facilities such as PC terminals, copiers, print and scan stations, book drops and borrowing stations, project rooms, as well as quiet areas and learning labs.
Graduate Lounges are designated as multi-purpose learning spaces for post-graduate students. There are two Graduate Lounges on Level 5 of Li Ka Shing Library, and one Graduate Lounge on Level 4 of Kwa Geok Choo Law Library.
Photocopying and printing facilities are available at a fee within the library premises. Payment is by EZlink and Cash Cards. All photocopying and printing must comply with the provisions of the Copyright Act.