Announcements
Announcements
24 FEB 2021
IT Maintenance on 27 Feb and 5-6 Mar 2021

Quarterly IT Preventive Maintenance

 

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

 

Date and Time Purpose IT Services Affected

 

27 Feb 2021 (Sat)

0830 to 2359 hour

 

 

Server and Storage Maintenance

 

 

All IT services in the NIE campus will be intermittently disrupted.

 

5 Mar 2021 (Fri) 1715 hour

to 6 Mar 2021 (Sat) 2359 hour

Annual Data Centre Electrical Maintenance and UPS Upgrade

 

The NIE and Research data centres will be shut  down.

 

All IT services in the NIE campus (including access to Internet and Wifi) will not be available.

 

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

Academic Computing and Information Services (ACIS)

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11 FEB 2021
NE/Total Defence Book Display

You are cordially invited to a book display held in conjunction with the Total Defence Day 2021.

 

Date:   15 – 19 February 2021

Venue: Library Lobby (Block 4, Level 2)

 

All are welcome!

10 FEB 2021
Library Opening Hours for Chinese New Year

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

 

11 Feb 2021 (Thu) Chinese New Year Eve Close at 1:00 pm
12 Feb 2021 (Fri) Chinese New Year Day 1 Closed
13 Feb 2021 (Sat) Chinese New Year Day 2 Closed

 

We will re-open on 15 Feb 2021 (Mon).

 

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

 

We wish everyone a happy & prosperous Chinese New Year!

5 JAN 2021
Library Portal Maintenance on 8 Jan 2021

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

 

8 January 2021, from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

 

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

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

23 DEC 2020
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:


24 Dec 2020, Thu, Christmas Eve
25 Dec 2020, Fri, Christmas Day
31 Dec 2020, Thu, New Year's Eve
1 Jan 2021, Fri, New Year's Day

 

We are open from 8.30am to 1pm on the following dates.

 

26 Dec 2020, Sat
2 Jan 2021, Sat

 

Wishing everyone Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

17 DEC 2020
Maintenance of Library Portal on 22 Dec 2020

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

 

22 December 2020, from 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm.

 

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

 

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

28 NOV 2020
Closure of Bookmark Cafe from 1 Dec 2020

Dear colleagues

 

The Bookmark Café @ LIBRIS will be closed from 1 December 2020 onwards for maintenance works.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

We look forward to a new café experience in the new year!

 

 

Library and Information Services Centre

1 SEP 2020
NIE Library operating hours from 7 Sep 2020

Operation Hours

 

With effect from 7 September 2020, the NIE Library will be opening from 8.30 am to 8.00 pm on weekdays and 8.30 am to 5.00 pm on Saturdays.

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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.