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  1. iRead eBook is a Chinese eBook platform offering mainly titles published in Taiwan. Subjects covered include fiction, literature, humanities, social sciences, national sciences, languages, arts, business, leisure, travel, health, etc. For downloading of eBooks for offline reading, patrons would need to install iRead eBook software if they are using PC, or download the Airiti Reader mobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.华艺中文电子书平台收录主要来自台湾出版社的华文电子书,可以使用电脑在网上或下载阅读,或透过手机和平板电脑下载阅读。书籍种类包括小说、文学、人文、社会科学、自然科学、语言学习、艺术、商业、休闲、旅游、健康等。

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  2. JSTOR provides online access to archived contents of important scholarly journals, mainly in the humanities and social sciences. Researchers are able to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of back issues of journals and pages as they were originally printed. Existing titles are updated and new titles are added on an ongoing basis.

    Limited to 15 concurrent access from home. Available at all libraries and from home.

  3. A Malay eBook collection suitable for children. Children will learn from stories that touch upon the animal and insect kingdoms, as well as other Asian stories.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  4. LawNet

    LawNet, a service provided by the Singapore Academy of Law, caters to the research and legal information needs of the global legal community. Since its inception in 1988 as a dial up network access provider, LawNet has grown in leaps and bounds, adding information, applications and databases to suit the evolving needs of legal practitioners, corporate counsel, paralegals, law academics and law students. Legal Research, a module within LawNet, is an integrated environment that allows you to search different types of legal content and multiple sources at a single go.

    Limited to 3 concurrent access only. Available at Lee Kong Chian Reference Library only.

  5. LyndaLibrary is a leading online learning platform that helps users learn business, software, technology and creative design skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through NLB's subscription to LyndaLibrary, users will have access to a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

    Limited to 150 concurrent access only. Available at all libraries and home. Kindly note that, you are now leaving the National Library Board (NLB) web resources and entering the LinkedIn online eLearning Courseware services. The NLB accepts no liability whatsoever for LinkedIn’s services; data collection features; and their online courses that you will be accessing next. You are encouraged to read the LinkedIn’s terms and conditions of use.

  6. MarketLine Advantage offers an interactive platform giving you anytime access to up-to-date information and financial data on companies, industries and countries across every major marketplace in the world.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  7. MusicSG

    MusicSG is a non-profit digital archive set up to digitise, archive and provide access to all forms of published Singapore musical works. It assembles a collection of music composed or published by Singaporeans, music produced or published in Singapore, and music related to Singapore. Resources featured are based on collections (e.g. by composers and items related to places in Singapore) and composers. They can be also browsed by genres which include the following Campaign Music, Chinese Classical, Computer Music, Films/TV/Musicals, Folk, Hip Hop/Rap, Indian, Jazz, Malay, National Music, Pop, Religious Music, Rock/Metal, Trance/Techno, Western Classical.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  8. National Online Repository of the Arts (NORA)

    NORA is a database showcasing over 400 digitised works in the literary, performing and visual arts by prominent Singapore artists. As a source of reference for those interested in Singapore arts, NORA aims to digitally preserve Singapore’s arts heritage and create awareness about Singapore’s arts and culture.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  9. Classical music recordings for on-demand streaming, with supplementary material such as album covers, liner notes, inlay card, biographies of composers and artists, curated playlists, educational resources such as Study Guides, interactive music dictionary etc.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  10. Jazz music recordings for on-demand streaming, with supplementary material such as album covers, liner notes, inlay card, biography of artists and composers, curated playlists.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  11. Previously known as NetLibrary, eBooks (which include audiobooks) are now searchable on the EBSCOhost platform, providing a single source for discovering book content. It offers easy-to-use functionality with access to the latest content and best-selling titles (including Singapore & Southeast Asia titles) from the world's leading publishers. Its new EBSCOhost interface supports useful features such as browsing by subject area and by latest titles added to a library's collection; viewing of table of contents; searching by specific terms with hyperlinked pages; navigation of chapters and sections; optional download capabilities and much more.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  12. NewspaperSG

    NewspaperSG is an online resource of current and historic Singapore and Malaya newspapers. You can search our digital archive of newspapers published in Singapore, or find information on over 200 newspaper titles in the National Library's microfilm collection.

    Unlimited archive access is via the multimedia media stations at the libraries. Full article access from home (watermarked) is from 1831 to 1989 only.

  13. OverDrive offers a wide range of ebooks, audiobooks, comics and magazines. To borrow and read the titles in NLB collection, please use the NLB Mobile app, OverDrive app or Libby app.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  14. PERIND is an index to periodical literature relating to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and ASEAN (as an entity), produced by the National University of Singapore. The database covers core journals, ranging from the humanities and social sciences to architecture, building, law and medicine. The articles are mainly in English, with a small number in Malay.

    Available at all libraries and from home. Please note that to use this Periodicals Index (PERIND) database, you will be leaving the NLB eResources website and entering the PERIND database website. The NLB is not responsible for the content and any terms of use of external websites. You must ensure that you comply with the terms of use of the PERIND database website if you choose to use it.

  15. PictureSG

    PictureSG is a collection of pictures, be it photographs or artworks, which provide information about Singapore. It contains NLB’s own pictures, pictures donated to NLB by respective donors and others contributed by our partners. It is a visual treat that allows the discovery of Singapore through images in various categories such as Architecture & Landscape, Arts, Commerce & Industry, Ethic Communities, Events, Geography, Nature, Organisations, Personalites, Politics & Government, and Recreation.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  16. PressReader

    PressReader provides access to thousands of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages. Publications are presented as full digital replicas and offer advanced digital features such as keyword searching, translation, audio functionality and much more.

    Available at all libraries.

  17. PressReader provides access to thousands of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages. Publications are presented as full digital replicas and offer advanced digital features such as keyword searching, translation, audio functionality and much more.

    Available at all libraries and from home. The Business Times, The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao are available in libraries only.

  18. The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  19. This database brings together global scholarly journals with other key resources for access to reliable information in this continuously evolving area of study. Quickly locate precise results from sources ranging from current news to professional and academic journal articles covering the trends and history influencing important accounting, tax, banking, and financial issues of the day.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  20. The Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database provides extensive coverage of advanced technology literature, offering full-text access with comprehensive discovery through extensive abstracts and indexes structured using controlled vocabulary managed by expert editorial teams. Topics covered include aeronautics, astronautics, communications, computer and information technology, electronics, lasers, solid-state materials and devices, space sciences, and telecommunications.

    Available at all libraries and from home.