Keyword search is an effective way to locate Media materials if you do not know the exact title. Combining your keyword(s) with one of the following material types will give you a more fruitful search.
|Art Reproduction||Electronic Video||Picture|
|Audio CD||Game||Super Audio CD|
|CD Music||Gramophone Record||Toy|
|Chart||Laser Disc||Video CD|
|Computer Disk||Overhead Transparency|
|Location||How to retrieve the materials|
|Reserves (Level 2)||From open shelves in Reserves section next to Loan Counter/Information Desk, Level 2, Left Wing|
|Closed Stacks||Submit a Closed Stacks Items Request form available online or at the Loan Counter, Level 2, Left Wing|
|Loan Counter||Request from staff at the Loan Counter, Level 2, Left Wing|
|Singapore Education Resources||Submit a Closed Stacks Items Request form available online or at the Loan Counter, Level 2, Left Wing|
|User Category||Loan Duration|
|NIE academic staff||7 days|
|NIE non-academic staff||3 days|
|NIE students||3 days|
Note: There will be exceptions to items with restricted access or for use in library only.
First connect to the library catalogue.
Keyword Search Conduct a Keyword Search in the Advanced Search mode if you are looking for a particular subject area on a particular material type.
Sample Search Results:
Combined Search Use combined search if you are looking for a particular Media title. Use Boolean Operators – AND, OR & NOT to combine keywords in the title and author fields, followed by selecting the material type from the drop-down menu of limitation fields.