Ask for research help

Ask for Research Help

Contact a Reference Librarian | Passwords | Request a Resource | Inter-Library Loan

Contact a Reference Librarian


Kim Beeman
Head of Senior Library

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and others

Uma Manikantan
Assistant Librarian

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Religious Studies

Ekta Nansi
Library Officer

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Xiao Mang Shou
Library Officer

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EE/EPQ Exemplars
Inter-library Loan (NLB)
Science, PE, Languages and Chinese

Hui Ching Ng
Library Officer

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Passwords for Library Resources

  • Databases and magazines: Usernames and passwords for off-site access to online resources
  • Library account: To see what items you have out on loan, check due dates, and view your borrowing history, log in with your school username and password
  • Overdrive (e-book and audiobook library): Log in with your school username and password

Request a Research Resource

You can request a variety of physical and digital resources from the Senior Library:

  • Purchase of books or digital resources: To suggest a new resource for the library, please fill out this form. (Purchasing decisions are ultimately dependent upon availability and adherence to the library’s collection development policies.)
  • Book boxes: To request a curated collection of non-fiction books and other print resources for your classroom or department, please email the Reference Team.
  • Research guides: To request a research guide for a specific subject area, research project, or a particular topic, please email the Reference TeamExisting research guides can be found here.

For any other requests, email the Reference Team.

Inter-Library Loan

Students and staff should email a member of the Senior Library team or stop by the library to request an inter-library loan item.

Inter-Library Loan is a service that helps current members of the Tanglin community access reference and research materials not available at the Tanglin Libraries.

The library has a co-operative arrangement with other libraries in Singapore, including:

If the item you want is widely available and you feel it should be part of the Senior Library collection, please fill out this form to suggest a purchase.