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Tel: 6248 9601
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Tay Eng Soon Library's opening hours are as
Monday - Friday: 8.30 A.M to 9.00 P.M
Saturday: 9.00 A.M to 5.30 P.M
Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays
All SIM GE and SUSS students are provided
library account . By default, the login
username is your SIM ID/ PI Number and the Date
of Birth is your password – in the format
With your personal Library Account, you can
access the following services:
•Review your loan record, due dates and
library fines•Renew checked out books
•Check for status of book reservations
All SIM GE and SUSS graduates are extended a
free one-year Experience Membership scheme
allowing you to stay in our circle of knowledge
sharing and a further opportunity to experience
the various offerings of SIM Membership even
after you graduate.
•Access to SIM Libraries and selected
e-Resources in the library
The SIM/SUSS Student Card is required to
check out library books.
To check out library books, the
SIM/SUSS student card is required. Students can
borrow (or “check out”) the books at the self
check machines or at the circulation counter.
Students and staff can borrow a maximum of 6
items at any one time.
SIM Library services and facilities are only
privileged for use by its members.
Kindly alert SIM Library and we will rectify
All lost and found items in the library will
be forwarded to the Lost & Found Counter
(Security Counter) at the Blk A Atrium Lobby.
Kindly approach the security office for your
You must report all loss of SIM Library books
immediately upon discovery to the library staff.
You are liable to pay for the current cost of
the missing book and an additional
administrative fee of $16.05 (inclusive of 7%
GST). Out of print books will be charged at a
flat rate of $100 (inclusive of 7% GST).
You may update your contact details such as
your address phone numbers and email address at
the SIM Members’ Hub SIM/SUSS Student Portal or
SIM Members and SIM/SUSS undergraduate
students can borrow up to a maximum of 6 books
at one time. Masters and PhD students can borrow
up to a maximum of 8 books at one time.
Books belonging to these two collections may
be borrowed ONLY by current SIM/SUSS students.
The loan duration of the books vary. Click
here for more information.
Library Catalogue to search for a book.
Periodicals are ONLY for reference in the
library. However you may make a photocopy of one
article or 10% from a periodical.
Singapore Copyright Act 1987
Exam papers for SIM GE courses are available
at the website of the university you are
currently studying. Visit the university library
website to check how to access the exam papers.
Exam papers for SUSS courses are available at
SUSS Student Portal.
It simply means that the entire content of
the journal article is available electronically.
If an article that you find in a database is
held in full text, "Full text Available" will be
shown as a status below the search result.
Our subscription or licensing agreement may
not cover the dates of coverage that you need.
The publisher allows us to have access to the
previous issues we have paid for, but not to the
current issues. For instance, some journals
which are available to us through ABI Inform and
Business Source Complete are embargoed for a
period of time.
Not all journals have their content available
online and some journals are available only in
print in the library. For many of the e-
journals, our subscription entitles us to access
articles online from a certain date of
To browse for journals by subjects:•Go
SIM Library website
•Select E-Resources --> Databases A-Z -->
Select your subject from the "Browse Subject"
Yes, selected online database and e-resources
are accessible both on and off campus. The
e-resources should be accessed via SIM Library
To login, use your SIM ID/ PI Number as
your login ID and your Date of Birth (in the
format ddmmyyyy) as your password.
to find out more.
The library subscribes to 2 newspaper
databases, i.e. Factiva and Newslink. You can
access these databases via library website. Pls
follow the steps below:
SIM Library Homepage
a)Select E-Resources and click on Databases A-Z
b)Choose alphabet F or N and click on Login to
start using the database
We conduct various workshops to equip
students with research skills. Types of
a)Infoskills Workshop offered in Jan/Feb or July/Aug (One hour)
b)Infoskills Clinic every last Friday of the month (Jan-Mar & July-Sept)
c)One-to-One InfoSkills session (45 mins – One hour)
Here’s a quick guide on what e-resources to
use to find information:
a) Online Databases (e-Journal articles)
i. Academic Search Premier (covers
ii. Business Source Complete
iii. e-Books (not textbook)
iv. Ebrary Academic Complete
v. Newspaper online
vi. Factiva (local & global)
vii. Newslink (local only)
Yes. You can return the books at the
automated bookdrop by the library entrance at
All books can be returned through the
bookdrop, with the exception of:
• Audio and Visual materials can only be
returned at the library circulation counter
• Notebooks, iPads and Camcorder can only
be returned at the library circulation counter.
Books from the Course and General collections
can be renewed online at
‘My Library Account’
provided that there are no reservations placed
for them. You are entitled to a maximum of 2
renewals for every book on loan.
Renewal can be done only if there are no
reservations for the item.
Two possibilities where renewal is
• The item was borrowed today. Renewal will
only take effect on the day the book is due for
• There is a prior reservation for the item
you have borrowed.
You can reserve item(s) online via the
Online Library Catalogue . Library staff
will inform you through phone call or by email
once the reserved item(s) is/are ready for
Reserved books need to be collected within
three working days from the date of allocation.
You can check reservation status online via
‘My Library Account’.
You can cancel your book reservations online
‘My Library Account’ or over the telephone
at +65 6248 9601.
You can make a recommendation to purchase a
particular title by
e-mailing us. The purchase is subject to
library acquisition policies.
here to know about overdue fines
You can make payment of any outstanding fines
at the library circulation counter. Payment can
be made via CashCard or NETS.
Search for the wireless network “SIM-WiFi”.
When prompted, log in with your personal User ID
and PIN. In the event you are required to reset
the PIN, please approach the Student Service
The Tay Eng Soon Library (HQ) extends opening
hours leading up to the exam period from 8.30am
- 11.00pm on weekdays and 9.00am -9.00pm on
saturdays. However all library transactions will
cease by 8.45pm on weekdays and 5.15pm on
saturdays. Users will only be able to utilize
the library space to study.
Announcements will be posted to inform
students of the extended operating hours.
In addition to the academic resources we also
loan media resources (CDs / DVDs) that are
supportive of the curriculum as well as
electronic gadgets such as Camcorders, Notebooks
Yes, CashCard or EZLink card operated self
service photocopier machines are available in
the Photocopy Room.
You may print from any of the PCs located in
the library, release and collect your printouts
at the Print Release Station, using your
CashCard and EZLink card for payment.
Yes, SIM library offers home/office book
delivery services anywhere within Singapore.
Norminal charges apply. Click
here to view the book deliver services