Vendor licensing agreements stipulate access to the online resources be restricted to authorised users for educational, scholarly, or research purposes only. More info here.
Trouble accessing the databases via Internet Explorer? Please use Chrome or Firefox browser.
Staff can connect to TP-VPN to access “On-campus access only” resources.
- British Pharmacopoeia Online
British Pharmacopoeia provides official standards for pharmaceutical substances and medicinal products.
- CCH IntelliConnect
For titles related to the following areas:
Includes Singapore Financial Reporting Expert – Commentary, Essentials, Standards, illustrative Disclosures & Examples. Also Singapore Accountants’ Manual & Singapore Accounting Tracker.
o Employment & HR
Relates to Singapore Employment Law, including Employment Act & Employment-Related Legislation, Court Cases, Recruitment matters & Singapore hands on guide HR manager.
Legislation, commentaries & court cases on Goods & Services Tax.
Includes Singapore & Malaysia Tax Tracker, Singapore Corporate Tax Online Commentaries, Singapore Revenue Legislation & Singapore Tax Treatises.
[ User Guide PDF 322KB ]
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
- Medicines Complete
Access some of the world's leading drug & medical references online, like the British National Formulary, Clarke's Analysis of Drugs & Poisons, & Martindale Complete Drug Reference
- O’Reilly-Safari Learning Platform (Use Google Chrome)
Technology and business e-books, videos, tutorials, case studies, and learning paths [ User Guide ]
• Books and videos categorised by pre-selected topics
• Case Studies by leaders who solved complex issues
• Learning paths with video courses on technology topics presented by experts
• Oriole Online Tutorials with videos, data and executable code
- ProQuest Ebook Central (Use Google Chrome)
ProQuest Ebook Central covers ebooks from over 40 subjects from Architecture to Tourism/Hospitality. Also searchable and accessible via LIBsearch. [ User Guide ]
- United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary (USP-NF) (NEW!)
Contains the pharmacopeial standards for drugs, dietary supplements, and excipients, as well as procedures for tests, assays, analytical methods, and more.
Print copies of USP and NF are available but from 2020, USP and NF will only be in online format.
To access, TP staff and students will need to create their own account using TP email address; please refer to the guide for details. [ User Guide ]
Recommended e-textbooks accessible online or offline via the app. [ User Guide PDF 395KB ]
- EBSCOhost Databases
For multi-disciplinary journal & magazine articles from these databases: Business Source and Education Research.
Note: not all the articles have FULL TEXT. [ User Guide ]
- Emerald Management eJournal Portfolio
Contains peer-reviewed journals for nine subject areas: Accounting, Finance & Economics; Business, Management & Strategy; HR, Learning & Organization Studies; Information & Knowledge Management; Marketing; Operations, Logistics & Quality; Public Policy & Environmental Management; Property Management & Built Environment; Tourism & Marketing Hospitality Management. [ Journal Listing ]
- Gale Databases
For multi-disciplinary magazine and journal articles from these databases: Academic OneFile; Business Collection; Computer Database; Culinary Arts Collection; Environmental Studies and Policy Collection; Gardening; Health Reference Center Academic; Hospitality; Tourism and Leisure Collection; InfoTrac Newsstand; Landscape and Horticulture Collection; Pop Culture Collection; Popular Magazines; and War and Terrorism Collection. [ More info ]
- ProQuest SciTech & Sociology
ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection: covers agricultural & aquatic science, biological science, and aerospace.
ProQuest Sociology: covers social work, theory of sociology, social psychology & more.
Note: Not all the articles have FULL TEXT. [ User Guide ]
- PsycARTICLES & PsycTESTS
PsycARTICLES contains peer-reviewed scholarly & scientific articles in psychology while PsycTESTS contains psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other instruments.
- Science Direct
A multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal article database covering research in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.
Note: Not all articles have FULL TEXT. [ User Guide ]
The resources listed in this section are freely available for non-profit purposes. As terms and conditions may change over time, please check the respective sites before use.
- Freepik (attribution required)
- Kaboompics (no attribution required)
- Pexels (no attribution required)
- Pixabay (no attribution required)
- Unsplash (no attribution required)
Music & Sounds
- Business Times (On-campus access only; Limited to 3 concurrent users; Use Google Chrome)
Browse the online version of the Singapore Business Times, going back 14 days (Monday to Saturday)
Search the archival version of 16 Singapore newspapers; PDF format & images also available. News stories from the respective dailies are archived and updated on the next working day after publication, except for weekends. [ User Guide ]
If Newslink prompts you for a username/password when you are downloading articles, please do these steps:
1. Click this URL: https://tp-library.idm.oclc.org/logout
2. Click on the Newslink hyperlink above.
- Nexis Uni (Formerly known as LexisNexis Academic)
Search Nexis Uni for local & international newspaper articles
- Straits Times
Browse the online version of the Singapore Straits Times, going back 7 days. To access Straits Times Online, click on the respective links below, depending on your user category [ User Guide ]
Full-time students Click and sign in using your personal subscription account.
For details on signing in, refer to this image from SPH which was sent to your TP student email. All full-time polytechnic and ITE students have been given a free personal subscription to Straits Times (ST) Online, which can be accessed via the app or website. Subscription ends in October 2021, and you can read the news on campus or off campus.
Staff & Part-time students (Limited to 30 concurrent users; Use Google Chrome)
- Passport (Formerly GMID)
Use Passport to find reports & statistics on global consumer, industrial & service markets. For e.g. you can generate a table to compare the average number of nights a tourist stays in Singapore, Malaysia & Japan. Also available are country-specific information & forecasts, for e.g. income & expenditure in New Zealand, & future demographics in China. [ User Guide ]
Use WARC to find real-life case studies and campaign videos from the most innovative and market-leading brands, best practice guides, marketing intelligence, advertising expenditure data and forecasts, company profiles, consumer insight, industry trends and news from around the world. WARC provides the latest information and cutting-edge thinking in the areas of marketing, advertising and communications. [ User Guide ]
- Worth Global Style Network
WGSN provides trend forecasting, trend & market analysis, global fashion expertise, research & strategies on products, brand extensions, market opportunities & branding. Also included are city-by-city guides. These are the collections which the Library subscribes to:
To download anything from WGSN, you will need to create your own account. Just click on Log In > Create a New Account on the top right hand corner of the WGSN website. This personal account will need to be reactivated every 90 days. [ User Guide ]
The Library has a range of software available for loan to students and staff. Do note that as software licenses are limited, inactive accounts may be deleted to release licenses to other patrons.
- Adobe Creative Cloud
Comprises of 20+ Adobe applications for photography, design and video: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Acrobat Pro, and more.
To request for an account, email firstname.lastname@example.org using your TP email account and indicate the name of the software you wish to borrow.
An online grammar, spelling and punctuation checker. It also checks for plagiarised text. Grammarly should be used for academic purposes only. All TP staff and students with Library membership have access to Grammarly. Click here for access instruction.
An online teaching tool. Use Padlet to create virtual walls, spark discussion in the classroom, or to share links and multimedia with students. Click here for access instruction.
Create animated presentations or videos via drag-and-drop tools, templates, scenes, characters, and more. Click here for access instruction.
Create whiteboard-style animated videos with no design or technical know-how. Click here for access instruction.
Comprehensive resource for pharmaceutical information, providing instant access to videos, games, & leading pharmacy textbooks. Includes case studies, lab tests, & calculators; as well as information on drugs, herbs, & supplements. [ guide ]
Electronic Gazette (Free Access)
For Government Gazette, Bills Supplement, Acts Supplement, Subsidiary Legislation Supplement, Industrial Relations Supplement, Treaties Supplement, and Supplement to Government Gazette.
Gartner Core Research
Contains reports, case studies, and best practices about technological products, services, trends, issues, and vendors. Our subscription allows access to all topics and these three industries: Education, Government, and Healthcare Providers. [ guide ]
ECRI – Health Devices Gold (Email AskLib@tp.edu.sg for login credentials)
Offers the Health Devices Journal which provides information on medical instrumentation. Also provides articles about recalls, hazards, product safety alerts, & reported problems, as well as a comparative brand name evaluation of medical devices & systems & guidance articles based on independent lab testing.
Offers comprehensive drug information, including interaction checkers, drug calculators, patient education and toxicology information.
1. Atkin’s Court Forms Singapore
Includes features such as Procedural Tables to guide students through the litigation process. Specialist chapters are also included, together with extensive commentary, guidance & checklists to facilitate the application of the Rules.
2. Civil Practice in Singapore & Malaysia
Encyclopaedia of Civil Litigation Forms and Procedure. It features main procedural documents required in every civil proceeding before the courts in Malaysia and Singapore. It also contains commentary and guidance on the application of the Rules of the High Court and a collection of compliant Court Forms, making it an authoritative drafting tool for litigators.
3. Criminal Procedure in Singapore & Malaysia
Criminal procedure is concerned with the detection, prevention, prosecution and trial of offences and the sentencing of offenders before the Singapore and Malaysian Judiciary.
4. Encyclopedia Forms & Precedents
Complete precedents, alternative clauses & official forms, together with ancillary documentation, for e.g., model letters.
5. Halsbury’s Laws of England
Comprehensive narrative statement of the law of England & Wales, containing law derived from every source.
6. Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore
Succinct narrative statement of core areas of Singapore’s law & practice. Ideal first point of reference for students.
Provides access to full-range of over 500 Singapore Standards and Technical References. Standards are industry best practices which provide guidance in areas such as design, use or performance of materials, products, processes, services and systems. Search by standard numbers [e.g. SS ISO 9000 or SS 585] for more accurate results. (25 concurrent users only)
Note to TP staff: If you are unable to access SG Standards from a TP-issued device via the TP wireless network, please follow these steps to change your Internet browser proxy setting.
Vetlexicon (Use Google Chrome)
Offers a range of services to support all aspects of veterinary practice, including:
[ guide ]
- The world’s largest online source of veterinary content for Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, and Horses;
- Veterinary practice websites;
- Community and news forums; and
- Online veterinary CPD.
For Hands on Guide - Company Secretarial Essentials Singapore Commentary and Singapore Company Secretary's Practice. Other Singapore-related titles are available for limited time only.
Follow these steps to access both subscribed titles: