Overview

Founded in 1950 as a Teachers' Training College library, the NIE Library and Information Services Centre is the largest education library in Singapore. It is located at Nanyang Technological University. The Library provides resources to support the teaching, learning and research programmes of the Institute. It also reaches out to meet the needs of the education professionals in the Ministry of Education, schools and other related organisations.

  • 1950

    Teachers’ Training College Library set up

  • 1973

    Name changed to Institute of Education Library

     

     

  • 1991

    Name changed to National Institute of Education Library

  • 2001

    Name changed to 
    NIE Library and Information Services Centre (LIBRIS)

  • 1955

    Moved to Paterson Road Campus

  • 1981

    Moved to Bukit Timah Campus

  • 2000

    Moved to Yunnan Garden Campus

Our Mission

To provide quality and relevant information resources and services that will promote excellence in teacher education and educational research in NIE.

47,295
Audio-Visual Materials
389,208
Books
572
Current Print Journals
118
Databases
12,636
Digital Repository Files
5,313
Digital Videos
179,138
e-Books
66,081
Electronic Journal Titles
4,770 m2
Floor Area
15
Librarians
715,452
Overall Collection
747
Seats
Library Units and Services

Special Collections Highlights

Singapore Education Resources
Print and non-print materials on education in Singapore.
Singapore Music Resources
Music scores, recordings and other materials by local composers.
Instructional Materials
Textbooks, workbooks and teachers' guides used in Singapore schools.