Programme Enquiry

PSB Academy respects and uphold the protection of personal data in accordance with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012. By providing your personal information, you expressly allow PSB Academy to contact you for marketing and promotional purposes as well. For more information on our privacy policy, please visit psb-academy.edu.sg/pdpa.

Learning Resources Centre

The PSB Academy Learning Resources Centre is strategically located at the ground floor of STEM Campus and floor B of City Campus respectively. It has a collection of resources that serve the information and research needs of members.


Resources

OPAC

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

E-Books

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

Learning Resources Centre 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

Extension Outlet

1

1 day


Loan Rules
: Click Here

Learning Resources Centre Rules: Click Here

Renewals
Two (2) renewals allowed per book, subject to non-reservation of item by another member. Renewal request can only be done one (1) week prior to the due date either personally at the counter during Learning Resources Centre’s opening hours or via email to the following address: LearningRC@psb-academy.edu.sg

Quote your NRIC No. and full name as in your NRIC. in your email. NO RENEWALS via the phone is allowed. The loan period for renewed book is 7 days.

Reservation
Reservation can be placed for lending materials already on loan. Each member is allowed to make a maximum of two (2) reservations. Book reservation can be done in person at the Learning Resources Centre counter or via email.

Members will be notified once the materials are ready for collection. The reserved items will be kept for 5 working days after which the reservation will lapse, and the items will be shelved. Members must come personally to collect the reserved items.

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 should return borrowed materials:

  • via Book Drop next to the Learning Resources Centre entrance. The Learning Resources Centre does not accept any claims for books returned via the book drop.
  • 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 Learning Resources Centre’s operating 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)


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 

Fines* + S$25.00 + cost of item

 

Other Services

  • Use of computer facilities

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 3 (three) books.

  5. What is the loan duration for the Learning Resources Centre books?
    Normal loan books: 14 days. Short-Term Loan books: 3 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. 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.

  9. Can I reserve a book which is out on loan?
    Yes. 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.

  10. 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.