August 2010


The Library is pleased to announce the revised opening hours of the Library Reading Room from 30 Aug to 9 Sept ’10 (Semester 1, Week 20 to Week 21) and from 18 Oct to 17 Dec ’10 (Semester 2, Week 1 to Week 9) as follows:

  Opening Hours Mode of Entry
Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 8.30 am   Flash student admin smartcard on card reader at the side door to enter
  8.30 am to 9.00 pm Entry is via the Library Main Entrance door only
Saturday: 8.30 am to 1.00 pm Closed
  1.00 pm to 5.00 pm    Flash student admin smartcard on card reader at the side door to enter
Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed  

Planning for a trip – wonder which is the next destination? Take a look at these books that offer you ideas and suggestions of interesting places for your holiday. Don’t miss it.

The 10 best of everything : an ultimate guide for travelers
G153.4 L254
100 greatest trips
G153.4 O58
1001 historic sites you must see before you die
G140.5 O58
Frommer’s 500 places to see before they disappear
G153.4 H893
The geek atlas : 128 places where science & technology come alive
Q105 A1 G742
Lonely Planet’s best in travel 2009
G465 L847
Make the most of your time on Earth : a rough guide to the world
G153.4 M235
Unforgettable walks to take before you die
GV199.5 W335

Whether you are an executive, a designer, a nursing student or just someone who simply wish to have more time to do all the things you need to do, waste no more time looking. Learn to manage your time more effectively with these books. So get set, ready and read.

How to be a time master : master your time… master your life
HD69 T54 C777
How to get things done without trying too hard
HD69 T54 T284
Managing time : expert solutions to everyday challenges
HD69 T54 M266
The multi-tasking myth : handling complexity in real-world operations
TL553.6 L888
The myth of multitasking : how doing it all gets nothing done
HD69 T54 C915
Real-world time management
HD38.2 A377
Saunders student nurse planner : a guide to success in nursing school
RT73 D527
Time management for architects and designers : challenges and remedies
NA1996 M282

Gloria Jean’s Vouchers – Courtesy of Gloria Jean’s Coffees
Sling Bags & Polo T-Shirts – Courtesy of NYP Communications Division

To celebrate this exciting YOG debut in Singapore, we are delighted to bring you this special edition, to highlight some interesting titles relating to sports. We hope you enjoy the YOG events and at the same time pick up a good read from our selections. Cheers!

Digital sports photography
TR821 L921
Exploring exercise science
RC1235 E96
A history and philosophy of sport and physical education : from ancient civilizations to the modern world
GV211 M486
In pursuit of excellence
GV706.4 O71
Olympic event organization
GV721.5 T388
The Olympic Games effect : how sports marketing builds strong brands
GV721.5 D262
Principles and practice of sport management
GV713 P954
Pure sport : practical sport psychology
GV706.4 K92
Sport psychology
GV706.4 S764
Sports tourism : participants, policy and providers
G155 A1 W394
Student-athlete success : meeting the challenges of college life
GV351 F411
The young athlete
RC1218 C45 Y68

Study skills are critical to success in learning. Learn and apply effective approaches, strategies and techniques on memory improvement, note taking, time management, distraction management and more. Browse through these resources to further develop your study skills and achieve better grades.

Academic reading
LB2395.3 M177
College reading & study skills
LB2395.3 M177
College study skills : becoming a strategic learner
LB2395 V217
Developing essential study skills
LB2395 P346
Effective study skills
LB1049 P945
Essential study skills
RT73 E52
Improving your study skills : study smart, study less
LB1049 O36
Teach yourself good study skills
PC2271 W216

Sports Photography has the ability to tell a compelling story, immortalize the raw drama and emotions of sports, and to capture the hearts and minds of the people and is considered one of the most popular forms of photography today.” Come to the Inspiring Sporting Singapore Photography Exhibition and be inspired. This exhibition is jointly organized by the Singapore Sports Council and the Library in support of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and to promote A Sporting Singapore. Browse or borrow related library materials on display.

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