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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme: Services

Research guide to resources and services useful for Master of Business Administration students

Services to Postgraduates

Finding Resources
Need help finding a course reading, or locating relevant articles from ejournals and databases? Please contact / (65) 6828-0355 (see opening hours).

Research Consultations
For help starting your research, for complex queries or for individual instruction on using library resources. Email Research Librarian to make an appointment.

Loan Privileges and Fines

  • How many? Total loan entitlement for Masters students is 20 items.
  • How long? Different item types have different loan periods. All items on loan are subject to recall.
  • How much? Fines are instituted to encourage the prompt return of library items for the convenience of all our users.
  • Read more about library usage policy.


My Library Account

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Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery Services

Looking for something for your research that you can't find in the library? You may contact Research Librarians to explore alternative resources. Arrangement can also be made to get a book, journal article or a book chapter for you through Interlibrary Loan. This service is free and the requested material must be for research relating to your coursework, projects or assignments. You will be responsible for the return of the borrowed item, including any fines that are incurred.

Please provide as much details as possible on the requested item to ensure you get the right one in the shortest possible time. Do note the type of materials that cannot be brought in due to copyright restriction or exclusion policies for interlibrary loan and document delivery services. Submit your requests here.


New Resources Recommendations
Recommend new resources to the library for purchase considerations. Please provide as many details as possible about the item / title, including author's name, year of publication, publisher's name and the ISBN if available.


Off-Campus Access Services
The Off-Campus Access Services allow SMU community to access e-resources remotely.


Graduate Lounges
Graduate Lounges are located on Level 5. They are designated as multipurpose areas set aside for postgraduate students.


Copying and Printing Facilities
Photocopying and printing facilities are available at a fee within the library premises. Payment is by EZlink and Cash Cards. All photocopying and printing must comply with the provisions of the Copyright Act.

The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy