Located on the 4th level of the RELC International Hotel, the Library supports RELC programmes in training, research and development, publications, seminars and other professional activities. It is a special library with resources in language education and research, with a special focus on applied linguistics and the teaching of English to speakers of other languages.
To be a resource-rich space to enable readers/speakers to access language materials and information for life-long learning.
To provide seamless access to both physical and digital information.
To be inclusive in the sharing of space for a multitude of diverse users who might want to access the library for very different purposes.
Level 4 30 Orange Grove Road Singapore 258352 Republic of Singapore Email : email@example.com Tel : (+65) 6885 7888 ext 402 Fax : (+65) 6734 2753
General Books: Most books may be borrowed for a period of two weeks.
Reference Books: These are for use in the Library only.
Reserve Books: These are marked with a red band on the spine of the book. They may be borrowed overnight by course participants only.
Periodicals: Unbound periodicals, except the latest issues, may be borrowed for 3 days only. Bound periodicals may be borrowed for a period of two weeks.
RELC Theses, Dissertations, Projects and Publications : These may be borrowed for two weeks.
Non-Print Materials: These may be accessed in the Library or borrowed for up to two weeks only.
Renewal of Loans: Loans may be renewed via the Library Catalogue, personally or by email, up to two times, provided the item has not been requested by another person and is not overdue.
Reservations: An item which is out on loan can be reserved at the Circulation Counter or through the Library Catalogue. When it is available, it should be collected within three working days
Recall: Any book may be recalled from loan at any time.
Fines: Fines are payable on items not returned on the date or at the time due
Other Self-Service Facilities
The self-service library photocopier is for photocopying and printing of library materials and payment is necessary. The charge per page for the first 10 pages is S$0.15 (Inclusive of GST); the charge per page for the next 10 pages is $0.20 (Inclusive of GST) and the charge per page from the 21st page onwards is $0.35 (Inclusive of GST). Compliance with the Singapore Copyright Act is essential.
Self-service scanning services are also available at an administrative cost of S$0.50 (Inclusive of GST). Compliance with the Singapore Copyright Act is also applicable.
Photocopy requests of an article may be acceded to, subject to the Copyright Laws of Singapore. The charges are S$10.70 (Inclusive of GST) for the first ten pages, and S$2.15 (Inclusive of GST) for each subsequent ten pages, plus registered airmail delivery charges. The article will only be sent upon receipt of a bank draft of the correct amount in Singapore dollars. Any bank charges levied will be borne by the requester. Please email the request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interlibrary loan is S$10.70 (Inclusive of GST) per item for non-reciprocal libraries. Overdue fines of S$1.50 per item per day will be charged to borrowing library if borrowed item is not returned on time. Please email the request to email@example.com.
Note: Payment of below S$25.00 can be by cash or cheque. Credit card charges are only accepted for payments of above S$25.00.