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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 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 07 Jan 2022