Announcements
Announcements
30 JUL 2020
Reopening of NIE Library

Library Reopen

 

We are delighted to inform you that the NIE Library will reopen on 3 August 2020.

 

With effect from 3 August 2020, the new operating hours are:

 

  • Mon - Fri: 8.30am to 6.00pm
  • Sat/Sun/PH: Closed

 

The Bookmark Café and the Photocopying & Printing Office will also be open.

 

Please take note of the following when visiting library premises:

 

  1. Adhere to prevailing safe distancing regulations.
  2. All library patrons are required to wear a face mask within the library premises.
  3. Comply with limit set on the number allowed in the library at any one time. Entry will be denied once limit is reached.

 

We hope to see you soon.

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25 JUN 2020
ProQuest Ebook Central Server Maintenance

Disruption on 28 June 2020 (Sun) from 12am to 3am.

 

We wish to inform users that ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable on 28 June 2020 (Sun) from 12am to 3am to conduct scheduled maintenance. The scheduled maintenance will suspend access to all ebooks hosted on the platform.

 

All services are expected to resume on 28 June 2020 (Sun) after 3am.

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

Thank you.

15 MAY 2020
Wanfang Database Maintenance

Disruption on 16 May 2020 (Sat).

 

We wish to inform users that Wanfang Data will temporarily suspend the operations of its three websites on 16 May 2020 (Sat) to conduct server maintenance. The temporary suspension will affect services of the related databases of journals, dissertations, conference papers, local gazetteers, patents, standards, business information and technology information.

 

All services are expected to resume in the evening of 16 May 2020 (Sat).

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

Thank you.

27 APR 2020
Library Update: Scheduled Maintenance on Library Portal

We wish to inform users that we will performing a scheduled maintenance on the Library Portal during the period stated below: 

 

Date/Time Purpose IT Services Affected

 

30 Apr 2020, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

 

Security Patch

 

 

Library Portal 

 

 

During the maintenance period, access to the Library Portal may be disrupted intermittently. 

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

6 APR 2020
Library Update: Closure and Online Services

Kindly note that the NIE Library will be closed from 6 April 2020 until further notice.

 

We have moved our library services online. Do take note of the changes as we continue to support you.

 

COVID 19 Library Update

3 APR 2020
Temporary Closure of NIE Library

In line with the latest COVID-19 precautionary measures, the Library will be closed from 6 Apr 2020 (Mon) until further notice.

 

All loans due after 6 Apr 2020 will be extended and renewed automatically. Please contact libcirc@nie.edu.sg should you have further enquiries.

 

You may continue to access online resources and services via our Library Portal. For enquiries, please contact us at libris@nie.edu.sg

 

27 MAR 2020
Changes in Library Opening Hours

With effect from 30 Mar 2020 (Mon), NIE Library’s opening hours (until further notice) will be as follows:

 

Mon - Fri : 8:30 am - 6:00 pm | Sat: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

 

 

We thank you for your understanding as we implement precautionary measures to safeguard the NIE community.

 

 

27 MAR 2020
COVID-19 Precautionary Measures

Following the MOH advisory on safe distancing, the NIE Library has adopted more precautionary measures to

help limit the spread of #covid19.

 

Here are the latest on the precautions we have taken:

 

  • Reduced total number of seats with a safe distance of at least 1 metre between all seats.
  • Queue markers at Level 2 Service Point and Bookmark Café
  • Hand sanitisers are placed at all public terminals and Bookmark Café
  • Enhanced cleaning of frequently used places and surfaces
  • Closure of meeting spaces such as Learning PODS, Research Commons, Staff Lounge and SMART Room
  • Compulsory tapping in and out of the Library

Poster

We thank you for your understanding. Let us all do our part to keep the NIE community safe!

4 MAR 2020
Scheduled IT Maintenance 6-7 Mar 2020

Academic Computing and Information Services (ACIS) will be performing the following IT preventive maintenance:

 

From To Purpose IT Services Affected
6 Mar 2020 Fri 5:15pm 7 Mar 2020 Sat 11:59pm Annual Building Electrical Maintenance for Blk 1 and Network Maintenance

The NIE and Research data centres will be shut down. All IT services in the NIE campus will not be available.
 
The following IT services will be made available from the Internet using a second data centre outside NIE campus. There will be intermittent disruptions during failover on Fri night and failback on Sat night:


•    Blackboard
•    LIBRIS Portal and e-databases
•    NIE Corporate Web Site
•    NIE Portal 
•    Staff email*

*During the downtime, access to emails may be intermittently disrupted but email delivery will not be affected.

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

Academic Computing and Information Services (ACIS)

13 FEB 2020
Shorter Printing & Photocopying Services Operating Hours on 15 Feb 2020

We wish to inform users that the printing and photocopying services for the Library on 15 Feb 2020 will be from 8:30am to 2:30pm due to the replacement works for electrical meters.

 

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

13 FEB 2020
NE/Total Defence Book Display

You are cordially invited to a book display held in conjunction with the Total Defence Day 2020.

 

Date:   17 – 21 February 2020

Venue: Library Lobby (Block 4, Level 2)

 

All are welcome!

24 JAN 2020
Closure of Library Cafe

Bookmark Café will be closed from 24 – 29 Jan 2020 for maintenance works. We will re-open on 30 Jan 2020.

 

We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

20 JAN 2020
Library Opening Hours for Chinese New Year

Please note NIE Library’s opening hours for the Chinese New Year period:
 

 

 24 Jan 2020 (Fri Chinese New Year Eve Close at 1pm
 25 - 26 Jan 2020 (Sat-Sun) Chinese New Year CLOSED
 27 Jan 2020 (Mon) Chinese New Year holiday-in-lieu CLOSED
 28 Jan 2020 (Tue) Open as usual from 8.30am - 8pm

 

For more information about our opening hours, please go to 
https://libris.nie.edu.sg/opening-hours
 

We wish everyone a happy & prosperous Lunar New Year!

20 DEC 2019
Christmas & New Year Holidays Opening Hours

We wish to inform users that NIE Library will be closed for the Christmas and New Year period as shown below:

 

Date

Day Opening hours

24 Dec 2019, Tue

Christmas Eve Closed

25 Dec 2019, Wed

Christmas Day Closed

31 Dec 2019, Tue

New Year's Eve Closed

1 Jan 2020, Wed

New Year's Day Closed

 

For more information about our opening hours, please go to https://libris.nie.edu.sg/opening-hours

 

Wishing everyone Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!   

19 DEC 2019
NIE Data Centre Shutdown from 20-21 Dec 2019

We wish to inform users that Academic Computing & Information Services (ACIS) will be performing the following IT preventive maintenance:

 

Date and Time Purpose IT Services Affected
20 Dec 2019 (Fri), 5.15pm to 21 Dec 2019 (Sat), 11.59pm Annual Building Electrical Maintenance for Blk 1, 2, and 3

The NIE data centre will be shut down. All IT services will not be available on the campus.

 

The following IT services will be made available from the Internet using a second data centre outside NIE campus. There will be intermittent disruption during fail-over on Fri night and fail-back on Sat night:

 

1) Blackboard

2) LIBRIS Portal and e-databases

3) NIE Corporate Web Site

4) NIE Portal

5) Staff email
 

 

19 DEC 2019
Closure of Library Cafe from 23 Dec 2019

Bookmark Café at Level 3, NIE Library will be closed from 23 Dec 2019 to 5 Jan 2020 for maintenance works. It will re-open on 6 Jan 2020. 

 

We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience caused. 

11 DEC 2019
Disruption of IT Services on 14 Dec 2019 (Sat)

We wish to inform users that all IT services including Library Portal will be intermittently disrupted from 8.00 am to 11.59 pm during the above-stated period due to Network Maintenance.

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

Thank you.

24 OCT 2019
Fire Alarm Test at Library on 26 Oct 2019

We wish to inform users that DED will be carrying out the testing and commissioning of the upgraded fire alarm system on 26 Oct 2019, Saturday from 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs at all blocks in NIE.  

 

During the test, fire alarm bells and speakers will be sounded intermittently. Please do not be alarmed.

 

Please do not use the lifts during the test.

 

We apologise for any inconvenience.

22 OCT 2019
Operating Hours for Deepavali Holiday

We wish to inform all users that NIE Library will be closed on 28 Oct 2019 (Mon) for the Deepavali holiday-in-lieu.

 

Wishing everyone a happy holiday!

18 OCT 2019
Newslink Database Under Maintenance

Disruption from 18 October 2019 (Fri), 6pm till 20 October 2019 (Sun), 1159pm.

 

We wish to inform all users that the Newslink database will not be available for access during the above-stated period due to maintenance.

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

Thank you.

3 OCT 2019
Fire Alarm Test at Library on 5 Oct 2019

We wish to inform users that DED will be carrying out a Fire Alarm test at NIE Blk 4 (Library) on Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

 

During the test, fire alarm bells and speakers will be sounded intermittently. Please do not be alarmed.

 

Please do not use the lifts during the test.

 

We apologise for any inconvenience.

8 AUG 2019
Library Opening Hours for National Day

NIE Library’s opening hours for the National Day & Hari Raya Haji period are as shown below:

 

9 Aug 2019 (Fri) National Day CLOSED
10 Aug 2019 (Sat) Open from 8.30am to 5pm
12 Aug 2019 (Mon) Hari Raya Haji holiday-in-lieu CLOSED

 

For more information about our opening hours, please go to https://libris.nie.edu.sg/opening-hours

 

We wish everyone a happy holiday! 

15 JUL 2019
Access Disruption - NIE Digital Repository

Disruption on 18 Jul 2019 (Thur), 5.45 pm to 6.45 pm.

 

We wish to inform all users that access to the NIE Digital Repository will be disrupted intermittently during the above-stated period due to software maintenance.

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

Thank you.

25 JUN 2019
Disruption of IT Services on 29 Jun 2019 (Sat)

We wish to inform users that all IT services including Library Portal will be intermittently disrupted from 8.00 am to 11.59 pm during the above-stated period due to Network Maintenance.

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

Thank you.

17 JUN 2019
Fire Alarm Test at Library on 22 Jun 2019

We wish to inform users that DED will be carrying out a Fire Alarm test at NIE Blk 4 (Library) on Saturday, 22 Jun 2019 from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

 

During the test, fire alarm bells and speakers will be sounded intermittently. Please do not be alarmed.

 

Please do not use the lifts during the test.

 

Sorry for the inconvenience caused.