General Enquiries

If you have questions about your loan or general enquiries such as locating materials in the library, please contact library [at] or call (65) 6828-0355 (see opening hours).


Research Support and Consultation

If you are working on a project and need research assistance, schedule an appointment with your librarian.


Loan Privileges and Fines

  • How many? Total loan entitlement for staff is 40 items.
  • How long? Different item types have different loan periods. All items on loan are subject to recall.
  • How much? Fines are instituted to encourage the prompt return of library items for the convenience of all our users.


My Library Account

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Learning Programmes

Check the Library Learning Calendar for upcoming workshops and events.


Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery Services

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:  

  • Faculty and administrative staff
  • Postgraduate students 
  • Third and fourth year undergraduate students  
    [First and second year undergraduate students should contact their Research Librarian for assistance.] 

How to request an Interlibrary Loan:

  • Submitting a form in your Library account 
  • Using the Find It @ SMU Libraries button within Library-subscribed databases 
  • Emailing library [at] (subject: Interlibrary%20Loan)  with a complete citation of the book, book chapter or article required 

Read the full Interlibrary Loan guidelines


New Resources Recommendations

libacq [at] (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. 


Library Opening Hours

Check the current opening hours.