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LIBRARY GUIDES / FAQs LIBRARY GUIDES / FAQs

   Library Guide

   A brief guide on information about the Library, resources and services available

   Web OPAC Guide

   Information on how to use our library online public access catalog (OPAC)

 

 

 

 


 

 

HOW DO I FIND BOOKS?

 

Locate books in the library

 

You can always locate library collection like books or other materials through our online catalog, WebOPAC. Its provides users with important access points such as call number, item status and location. You can search by author, title, keywords or combination of selected fields. Please note down the title & call number and retrieve the materials on the shelves. The Library uses the Library of Congress Classification Scheme.

 

What if the library doesn't own the book I need?

 

You may request Interlibrary Loan service to borrow non-available materials from other libraries. The library will locate items such as books, articles and proceedings available at other libraries in Malaysia or commercial suppliers. You can also suggest items for the library to purchase

 

Place a hold on a book

 

You may reserve items borrowed by other users. Online reservation is available via library online catalog, WebOPAC. The system requires users to enter their username and password for reservation confirmation. Please note that only books with circulated status can be reserved. When the items returned by previous user, it will be placed at the circulation counter for 4 days.

 

Unable to locate items on shelf

 

Users are encouraged to ask for assistance at the Circulation Counter if unable to locate available status items in the WebOPAC. Library staff will search for the items and users will be notified about the items status within 3 working days.

 

How many books/materials may I borrow?

 

The number and duration of loans depend on the category of user as  stipulated by the   Library.  Loan eligibility may be referred to the Library policy.

 

 

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

What are e-resources?

 

E-resources are information resources which are available in electronic form. They include electronic books, electronic journals and databases of various types. E-resources are available from the e-resources web page.

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FINDING NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

 

The Library offers online resources to search for relevant newspaper articles relating of JKR which are available through ecoms