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Learning Resources Centre

The PSB Academy Learning Resources Centre (LRC) is strategically located at the ground floor of Block E, Delta Campus and floor B, City Campus respectively. It has a collection of resources that serves the information and research needs of members.


Resources

OPAC

To search for available titles of the Learning Resources Centre collection, users can access the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)

E-Books

The Learning Resources Centre is subscribed to E-Book titles from the following vendors

For more E-Book information and list of subscribed E-Book titles: Click Here

Learning Resources Centre Student Support Workshops

Learning Resources Centre workshops will be digitized from year 2018 onwards. Workshops are accessible online on Moodle via electronic devices. Students are no longer required to register or attend in a classroom setting.

  • Who can access?
    All students. For students without a Moodle account, please log in as a guest.
  • What are the available resources?
    Online recorded workshops via Go-To-Training (GTT), workshop slides and materials
  • How to access?
    Click Here to view the user guide.

Learning Resources Centre Workshop Topics and Key Benefits

 

Services

Loan of Learning Resources Centre materials

Membership
Students will automatically be members of the Learning Resources Centre once they are enrolled into the programme until the end of the course. A PSB Academy Student Card will be issued and this can be used for loan of Learning Resources Centre materials.

Loan Privileges

Item

Loan Limit

Duration

Books

3

14 days

Short-Term Loan

(3 Days)

1

3 days


Loan Rules
: Click Here

Learning Resources Centre Rules and Regulations: Click Here

Renewals
Members may renew borrowed Learning Resources Centre materials subject to non-reservation of the item by another member. The loan period for renewed book is 7 days. Renewal request can only be done one (1) week prior to the due date either:

  • Personally at the Learning Resources Centre counter during opening hours
  • Email: LearningRC@psb-academy.edu.sg. Please state your NRIC No., Full Name as indicated in NRIC and barcode no. of the book in the email
  • No renewals via the phone is allowed
  • No renewal is allowed for the Short-Term Loan collection

Reservation
Reservation can be placed for lending materials already on loan. Book reservation can be done in person at the Learning Resources Centre counter or email: LearningRC@psb-academy.edu.sg. The reserved item(s) will be kept for 5 working days after which the reservation will lapse. Members must come personally to collect the reserved item(s).

Recall
Loan items may be recalled. Members should return the recalled item(s) within 7 working days from the day of notification failing which borrowing privileges will be suspended. Continuation of existing loan privileges will be subject to member’s response on the recalled item(s).

Return
Members may return borrowed Learning Resources Centre materials:

  • Via Book Drop (except for overdue items)
  • At the Learning Resources Centre counter (for overdue items)

Overdue Fines
Members will need to pay fines in full before the next transaction. Loan privileges will be suspended till all fines are paid in full. Payment of fines can be done at the Learning Resources Centre counter during the opening hours.

Books

S$0.60 per day per item after the due date

(maximum fines of S$50.00 per item)

Short-Term Loan

(3 Days)

S$1.00 per day per item after the due date

(maximum fines of S$50.00 per item)

Extension Outlet

S$1.00 per day per item after the due date

(maximum fines of S$50.00 per item)

Headphone

S$1.00 per day per item after the due date

(maximum fines of S$50.00 per item)

Multi Adaptor

S$1.00 per day per item after the due date

(maximum fines of S$50.00 per item)


Payment of Lost Items
Members will need to pay for lost items. *The fines chargeable will be from:

  • Due date to the date when the item is reported lost; or
  • Due date to the date the item is returned (if it is subsequently found)

Books

Fines* + S$25.00 per item (book) + cost of book

Extension Outlet /

Headphone /

Multi Adaptor

Fines* + S$25.00 + cost of item

 

Other Services

  • Use of computer facilities
  • Free wireless network
  • Self-service network printing (Delta Campus only)
  • Photocopy
  • Scanning (Delta Campus only)
  • Binding (Delta Campus only)
  • Laminating (Delta Campus only)

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. I am a PSB Academy student. How do I go about borrowing books from the Learning Resources Centre?
    You will need to present your PSB Academy Student card to the circulation counter staff for loan of books from the Learning Resources Centre.

  2. If I am a visitor, am I allowed to use the Learning Resources Centre?
    No. The PSB Academy Learning Resources Centre is for members only.

  3. How do I search for available titles within the Learning Resources Centre’s collection?
    You can use the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) to search for materials that are available in the Learning Resources Centre.

  4. How many books am I entitled to borrow at any one time?
    You can borrow up to a total of three (3) books.

  5. What is the loan duration for the Learning Resources Centre books?
    14 days.

  6. How do I return the books when the Learning Resources Centre is closed?
    Via the Book drop.

  7. How do I renew my loans?
    Renewal request can only be done one (1) week prior to the due date either personally at the circulation counter during Learning Resources Centre’s opening hours or via email: LearningRC@psb-academy.edu.sg Two (2) renewals are allowed per book, subject to non-reservation of items by another member.

  8. Are photocopying and printing services available in the Learning Resources Centre?
    Self-serviced photocopying and printing services with the use of Ezlink/NETSFlashPay card are available in the Learning Resources Centre at Delta Campus only.

  9. If I have not returned overdue items can I still borrow books from the Learning Resources Centre?
    No. Learning Resources Centre privileges will be suspended until the books are returned and all fines are paid in full.

  10. Can I reserve a book which is out on loan?
    Reservation can be placed for Learning Resources Centre materials already on loan. A maximum of two (2) reservations are allowed per member. Book reservation can be done in person at the Learning Resources Centre counter or via email.

  11. How do I know when the reserved item is ready for collection?
    Members will be notified via email once the reserved materials are ready for collection.