Nanyang Technological University library

Nanyang Technological University library

NTU Libraries

Art, Design & Media Library 

Highlights: Open study spaces, cinema room and individual AV viewing stations.

Collections: Visual arts, architecture, drawing, design, illustration, painting, photography and a strong collection of AV materials.

About the library: An open-concept library, it is an ideal place for artistic people to find inspiration and get creative.

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Business Library (N2-B2b-07)

Highlights: Collaborative spaces, silent study spaces, cinema room, business lounge, boardroom, language learning facilities and career research materials.

Collections: Accounting, banking, business law, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality management,international business, management, marketing and strategy.

About the library: Emulating a modern business environment, the Business Library encourages learning through technology.     

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Chinese Library (S3.2-B5-01)

Highlights: Rare thread-bound books which include Kangxi Dictionary, Imperial Collection of Four and more.

Collections: Chinese language materials covering Chinese Literature, history, philosophy, religion, linguistics, politics, economy, sociology and management science.

About the library: It is a small but welcoming library popular with users from across the campus wishing to access Chinese language materials.

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Communication & Information Library

Highlights: A wonderful archive of final year projects by communication students.

Collections: Advertising, broadcasting, communication research, information studies, journalism, library science, media law and ethics, public relations and related topics.

About the library: It is conveniently located within the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information.

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Humanities & Social Sciences Library 

Highlights: At the library entrance, look for current news and reviews of best-selling books that will pique your interest.

Collections: Psychology, sociology, history, linguistics, literature, philosophy and public administration.

About the library: Facing a gentle green slope, it offers a setting that is conducive for reading and reflection.

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Lee Wee Nam Library (NS3-03-01)

Highlights:Collaborative learning spaces, Level 5 quiet zone, recording room and an e-book gallery.

Collections: A wide range of materials on engineering and science

About the library: NTU’s flagship library, named in recognition of a generous donation by the family of the late Mr Lee Wee Nam, the windows seats at Level 5 overlook our green campus and have excellent views all the way to the Straits of Johor.

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LKCMedicine Medical Library
(Novena Campus, Clinical Sciences Building, 20th Floor)

Highlights: Collaborative spaces, study area, flexi-space, café, interactive television and a penthouse view of the Singapore skyline.

Collections: A wide range of resources on medicine and clinical practices, both electronic and print. There is also a SG Doctor’s Collection featuring works by local medical practitioners.

About the library: We are located on the 20th floor of the Clinical Sciences Building at our Novena campus. The library is building resources that explore the interface between medicine, science, engineering, business and the humanities, underpinning the School’s philosophy of redefining medicine and transforming healthcare.

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Wang Gungwu Library (CHC-02)
Highlights: A collection donated by Professor Wang Gungwu and special resources such as early textbooks, thread-bounded books, genealogies, school magazines and Chinese clan association’s publications.

Collections: A collection of materials related to overseas Chinese.

About the library: Named after Professor Wang Gungwu in recognition of his generous donation and contribution to research on overseas Chinese.           

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Library Outpost (LHS-01-03)

Highlights: Discovery Collection, Books Your Professors Read, 100 Films to Watch Before you Graduate, and the 19min Daily Discover.

Collections: Materials for general learning and learning beyond the curriculum. Audio-visual collection, and Course Reserves for HSS and NBS, including a 24/7 Automated Reserves Machine (ARM).

About the library: The Library Outpost is nestled on Level 1 of the iconic Hive. Unlike subject libraries which support in-depth disciplinary research, the Outpost promotes general learning and reading.
Note: The Outpost is not a full service library – for research assistance, please contact one of the subject libraries.

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Opening Hours

​[ Semester Period | Vacation Period | Lee Wee Nam Library Extended Hours ]
All libraries are closed on public holidays. Please check library announcements for updates in the opening hours.Semester Period: 14 Aug 2017 – 10 Dec 2017

Monday – Friday Saturday Sundays

Opening Hours

8.30am – 9.30pm

Wang Gungwu Library closes at 5.00pm. 

8.30am – 5.00pm

Communication & Information Library closes at 1.00pm.Wang Gungwu Library: Closed

Research Assistance Desk Operating Hours Lee Wee Nam Library:

9.00am – 9.30pm

All other libraries:

9.00am – 5.00pm

Lee Wee Nam Library only:

9.00am – 5.00pm



  • Photocopying and network printing services will stop half an hour before the Library closes.
  • Level 5 of Lee Wee Nam Library opens 10 minutes later and closes 15 minutes earlier.
  • For the opening hours of Medical Library, please click here.