LIBRARY

LIBRARY RESOURCES

TCA College has a well-equipped library with more than 50,000 resources in various formats. The print collection comprises books, theses, dissertations, and subscriptions to core journals and magazines. The multimedia collection includes music recordings, documentaries and instructional videos in CD, VCD and DVD formats. The electronic collection provides the College teaching staff and students 24/7 online access to scholarly information. This includes subscriptions to online research databases of full-text, academic journals such as: ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials, Religion & Philosophy Collection, and Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection. E-Books, accessible via EBSCOhost, are a significant and growing part of the electronic collection.

The collection is managed through an integrated library system which allows for online search of the collection through the library’s online catalog.

Library facilities such as computer stations with internet access, free Wi-Fi, photocopiers and printers are available for students in the course of their research and study.

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VISITORS

Visitors are welcome to the Library. Trinitarians, church pastors/ministers and students from other Bible colleges may use the Library’s print resources onsite for free while other groups of visitors are required to pay a fee of $5 per day.  All visitors are requested to register at the Library Counter.  The Library reserves the right to request for proof of identity when necessary.

Visitors who wish to apply for membership must:

  • Be a resident of Singapore

  • Complete an application form

  • Pay the annual fee at the Library. Only cash payment is accepted.

 

Please follow this link for details on library privileges, loan policies and membership fees.  The Library reserves the right to grant or deny membership.

LIBRARY SERVICES FOR ALUMNI

TCA Alumni are given onsite access to the Library’s print and multimedia collection for free. 

 

Membership

  • Membership is only offered to alumni residing in Singapore.

  • To apply for membership, complete an application form

  • Membership entitlement includes loan privileges which will start within 2 weeks of application.

  • A library eCard will be issued within the same period.

  • The Library reserves the right to grant or deny membership.

 

eResources

  • Alumni may opt to apply for enhanced library membership for an additional fee of $100.00 per year which allows for onsite access to selected eResources.

  • Onsite access is also offered on a daily rate basis. Users are required to fill in a declaration form and pay a $10.00 fee. Only cash payment is accepted.

  • Access is via the Library’s computer workstations. 

  • Access to eResources is governed by Copyright Law and license agreements.

  • The Library reserves the right to terminate the user’s access if the user is found to engage in illegal or inappropriate use of eResources.

 

For more information, please call +65 6304-7665 or email library@tca.edu.sg.