Find Resources

Books, e-books and journals
  • Books, DVDs and print journals: Use the search box at the bottom of the page to find books and media from the Tanglin libraries or use your Windows username and password to login to your library account here
  • Newspapers and Magazines: The Senior Library subscribes to a wide range of newspapers and magazines, including a full online archive of the Philip Allan magazines. A full list is available here. Past issues may be borrowed from the Senior Library. Usernames and passwords for online periodicals can be found here

  • Pressreader: To use Pressreader, an online collection of more than 7000 full-text newspapers and magazines, access the site or app while connected to the school network. You will have full access to Pressreader offsite for seven days; to renew access after this period, simply log in again while connected to the school's network.

  • E-Books and Audiobooks: Staff may borrow up to three e-books or audiobooks for a period of two weeks from Overdrive using their Windows username and password. 

Email the Senior Library Team or stop by the library if you have any questions about any of these resources. To suggest a library purchase, please fill out this form

Reading lists

Click to access reading lists for:

Find additional reading lists here

Articles and databases

The Senior Library subscribes to several databases, including:

  • Encyclopedia Britannica (Key Stage 3): A general-purpose encyclopedia with built-in differentiated reading levels
  • EBSCO Host (Key Stage 4 and up): An extensive archive of newspaper, magazine, and academic articles
  • JSTOR (6th Form): An extensive archive of academic journal articles

Most of these resources can be accessed without a username and password when you are connected to the school network. Usernames and passwords for off-site access for all of the databases can be found here.

More information about using the databases is available in this guide.

Research guides
To request a research guide for a specific topic to be covered in class, please email the Library Reference Team or simply drop by the library.
 
The Senior Library already has an extensive collection of research guides on a variety of topics related to research, reading, and supporting the curriculum, such as:
EE & EPQ resources

Please use the links below to access information and resources related to the EE, the EPQ, citations, and academic honesty:

Please email the Library Reference Team or stop by the library if you would like assistance or to schedule a library visit or classroom session. 

How do I…?

Book a library space

To make a booking for any library space, visit this booking link.

The Senior Library has several separate spaces for student and staff use:

  • The Interactive Zone includes a horseshoe presentation area for up to 50 students.
  • The Study Zone has 50 PCs; half of which can be booked for student use during classes.
  • The Collaborative Zone can be booked out for presentations for up to 50 students and also has three bookable interactive conference tables.
  • The Hive, a makerspace within the collaborative zone, can be booked for student or staff activities. Email the Collaborative Zone Team for more information. 
Request textbooks
  • At the beginning of the school year: A schedule will be emailed to tutors to book a slot for textbook collection as a class.
  • After the first three weeks of Term 1 (independent collection): Students can come independently to the textbook room to borrow, return, or exchange textbooks. The textbook room is open for students at lunchtime, 12:55pm to 1:55pm, and after school from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.
  • The rest of the school year (collection as a class): Please email the Library Textbook Team to confirm a date and time so we can have the books ready for them.
  • To request a list of the titles and number of copies of textbooks for your subject area, please email the Library Textbook Team

Request a 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 purchase 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 books and other print resources for your classroom or department, please email the Senior Library Team
  • Research guides: To request a research guide for a specific subject area, research project, or a particular topic, please email the Library Reference Team. Existing research guides can be found here
  • Learning support: To request audiobooks, RNIB bookshare resources, or other learning support materials, please email the Senior Library Team. Existing audiobooks can be found on Overdrive and accessed with your Windows username and password. 

For any other requests, email the Senior Library Team

Contact a librarian

You can reach the Senior Library team by:

  • Emailttsseniorlibrary@tts.edu.sg
  • Phone: 6770 3554
  • In person: From 7:30am to 7:00pm during term time or 8:30am to 4:30pm during term breaks (excluding weekends and public holidays)
Find passwords for library resources

Databases and magazines: (Staff Access) 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 Windows username and password.

Overdrive (e-book and audiobook library): Log in with your Windows username and password.

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Use the search box below to find articles on EBSCO Host.

Log in to Firefly to get passwords for access from home.



Use the searchbox below to search through JSTOR's extensive archive of academic journal articles.

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Use the searchbox below to search through the TTS libguides covering a range of research areas.



Can't find what you're looking for? Try the search box below, or email the Senior Library team.

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