Category Archives: Service Highlights

Brief information and description of some library services that users may not be aware of or familiar with. The post should provide links to further information, access to services and related resources.

NTU open access data repository DR-NTU (Data) is ready!

We are pleased to announce that the NTU open access data repository DR-NTU (Data) ( is now available for NTU researchers to deposit, publish and archive their final research data!

Data archiving on this platform will help NTU researchers meet their requirements as stipulated in the NTU Research Data Policy. Data sharing on this platform will boost the visibility and reuse of one’s research data, including related publications such as journal papers. Visit our blog posting and FAQ to learn more about what to deposit, file size, file formats, data sharing licensing, data citation and DOIs, etc.

If you have any questions about DR-NTU (Data), please feel free to contact us at

DR-NTU (Data)

Trial of WhatsApp a Librarian (11 Jan – 5 Feb)

We are experimenting with new ways to provide services to our users. In addition to phone, walk-in and email, you may now contact us via WhatsApp!

WhatsApp a Librarian at 8395-0629 if you need quick help on library services and resources.
Pilot period: 11 Jan – 5 Feb 2016   Pilot hours: Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 9:00pm Whatsapp-LandscapeInstallation requirements
You need to install WhatsApp on your mobile phone and connect it to mobile or WIFI network.

Cost of service
Sending messages via WhatsApp is free but you may incur personal mobile phone subscription charges.

If you have feedback or enquiries, please email

Maintain and update your Author Profiles to get your citation numbers easily!

If you are in the process of getting citation and publication information for annual performance appraisal or Promotion & Tenure (PT) exercises, you may wish to look at this NTU Libraries article about how to create & maintain your author profiles for commonly used citation databases – Web of Science, Scival Scopus and Google Scholar:

Useful links:

If you need help with citations, do approach your Subject Librarians to assist you.