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Repository Used Book Collection

The material in the RU Collection includes the following:

  • Last copies of titles in NLB's collection
  • Out of print titles
  • Material with research value, with particular emphasis on Singapore, Southeast Asia and Asia
  • Material of historical value such as biographies of well-known authors, economists, historians, musicians, politicians, scientists
  • Titles less frequently used in LKCRL and the public libraries, which are still relevant to Singapore, Southeast Asia and Asia
  • Children’s books with Asian content, or by famous authors, compilers, illustrators or translators

RUR materials may be reserved online via the Catalogue at http://catalogue.nlb.gov.sg. However, library members need to consult them onsite at Lee Kong Chian Reference Library.The period of consultation is for 3 weeks. The Reservation fee of $1.55 per item applies. Payment may be made at the Book Borrowing Station/reservation lockers at any public libraries.


Last Updated On 30 Sep 2019