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  KLMUC Library    
 
 
   

  Ungku Aziz Resource Centre
   
  The library was first set up in 1991 under the Cosmopoint International College of Technology (Cosmopoint) in Wisma Sachdev, Jalan Raja Laut. Since its establishment in 1991, it has continued sharing and providing various services and information to college communities in educating a wide area of academic specialization. Now, the Cosmopoint International College of Technology Library has changed its name as Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMUC) Library.

The library has a floor area of approximately 4000 sq ft. which can accommodate 184 users at one time. Its main function is to serve the students as well as the staff of KLMUC. The library holds approximately around 2,500 titles comprising books, periodicals, CD-ROMS, etc. The collections cover the subjects offered by the faculties which include Management, Business, Marketing, Accounting, Computer Science, Information Technology, Fine Arts, etc.

 
 
  Membership ^
   
  Library Membership
   
  All KLMUC staff and students are automatically members and eligible to use library services and facilities.
   
  Library Opening Hours

Main Library
 

 

Day Time
Mondays - Fridays 8.00 am - 8.00 pm
2 nd & 4 th Saturdays of the Month 8.00 am - 1.00 pm
1 st & 3 rd Saturdays of the Month Close
Sundays & Public Holidays Close





 
 

 
Loan Eligibility

 

Category Eligibility
Diploma / Bachelor 3 Copies / 2 Weeks
Support Staff / Temporary 3 Copies / 2 Weeks
Academic Staff / Tutor / Professional 5 Copies / 2 Weeks






 
 

 
Loan Rules

 

 
 
General Rules
Borrowers are to produce their library cards when borrowing library materials. No books or library materials may be brought out of the Library until the loan has been recorded. Unauthorised removal of library materials is regarded as a very serious offence. Library materials borrowed must be returned on or before the due date. The normal loan period for books is two weeks. The Library, however, may fix varying loan periods for different types of materials or users as it deems fit. All borrowers must, at the end of each semester, settle any overdue loans before they are permitted to borrow again.
   
Overdue books
Books must be returned by the due date or earlier if recalled by the Librarian. Failure to return a book by the date specified will be treated as a serious offence.
   
Fines
Fines imposed on borrowers for late return of books is 50 sen per day per item for books.
   
Loss and Damage
Borrowers will be held responsible for materials out on loan. If the materials are lost, an immediate report should be made to the Librarian to enable appropriate action to be taken. A borrower is allowed to either replace the book lost or damaged by purchasing it himself or requesting the Library to replace it. If the latter alternative is chosen, the borrower will have to pay twice the market price of the book. All books replaced in this manner must be of the latest edition. If the book is one of a set or series, borrowers may be called upon to replace the whole set or series.
     
 
 
  General Library Rules and Regulations ^
   
 
1
Smoking is not permitted in the Library.
2
Consumption of food and drinks is not permitted in the Library.
3
No bags, umbrellas, parcel, etc, except files and books may be brought into the Library. Adequate storage facilities are provided at the entrance to the Library.
4
On leaving the Library, all users are required to produce all books and items for inspection prior to be taken out of the Library.
5
Silence must be observed strictly in the Library.
6
Reservation of seats is not permitted. Books and other articles left for any length of time on chairs and tables may be removed by the library staff.
7
Pets are not to be taken into the Library.
8
Users must be decently dressed and conduct themselves properly in the Library.
9
The Library staff on duty has the right to request a user to leave the premises if he is found to be violating any of the Library rules.
10
Official time for determining fines on overdue books and for other purposes will be determined by the library staff at the counter services.
11
The Chief Librarian is empowered to withhold use of Library facilities for any infringement of these rules.
12
The Library will not be held responsible for the loss or misplacement of personal belongings.
13
The Chief Librarian may amend the Library Rules and Regulations as and when necessary.

Notes: The main purpose of these rules is to safeguard the common interest of all users and to enable the Library to carry out its functions as efficiently as possible.

 
 

  Infringement and Penalties ^
   
  The following are fines imposed on infringement of the Library Rules
   
 
No. Infringement Penalty
1
Stealing/damaging library materials • Suspension of membership for 1 semester
• Fine not exceeding RM200.00
2
Leaving books on the table/messing with the shelves Suspension of membership for 4 weeks for first offence and 8 weeks for second offence
3
Displace of and improper use of furniture /equipment  
4
Eating/drinking and/or smoking  
5
Making noise/having discussions and using cellular phones  
6
Misuse of computer facilities/terminals  
7
Misuse of other library facilities and services  
8
Damaging equipment/ audio visual material  
9
Loss of any library property whilst being used by/in possession of user

a) A fine equivalent to cost of material plus processing fees   
    or
b) Replacing lost item with equivalent material plus processing fees


Notes: The main purpose of the penalties is to safeguard the common interest of all users and to enable the Library to carry out its functions as efficiently as possible.
 
 
 
 
 
  Services and Facilities ^
   
  Library Services and Circulation Services
   
  Circulation Services include Loan, Renewal, Reservation and Membership.

Loan Services
   
 
1
General Collection
Books from General Collection can be borrowed at Circulation Counter. Borrowing privileges for the various categories of users are as follows:-
 
Category Eligibility
Diploma / Bachelor 3 Copies / 2 Weeks
Support Staff / Temporary 3 Copies / 2 Weeks
Academic Staff / Tutor / Professional 5 Copies / 2 Weeks

2
Serial Collection
All Serial Collections are for reference within the library.
 
3
Reference Materials
All materials are for reference in the library only.
 
4
Audio-visual Materials
  All audio-visual materials are to be used in the Library. Arrangements can be made at the Circulation Counter.
   
5
Thesis / Project Report
  Theses / Project Reports are to be used in the Library and are not allowed to be taken out of the library. Photocopying is not allowed.
   
 
Renewal Services
  Renewal is possible if the item is not reserved or recalled by another user. An item can only be renewed twice.
   
Request Services
  Library users can reserve an item that is on loan to another user. Once returned, the item on hold will be kept for 7 days, after which it will be given to the next person on the list or returned to the shelf.
   
 
 

  Library Facilities
   
 
1
Carrel
62 carrels are available for users.
   
2
Wireless Internet
The entire Library building is WiFi enabled. Those with laptops/notebooks wishing to access the internet are required to register at the Counter.
 
3
Lockers
There are 64 lockers available for users. Users may keep their belongings in the lockers located outside the library entrance.
 
4
IT Section
  There are 49 PCs equipped with internet connection for users to use.
 
 

 
 
  Library Collections
   
  The library has a vast collection of materials which can be borrowed or used within the library.
   
 
1
General Book Collection
The general book collection consists of text-books, books for leisure reading, etc. This collection includes materials in various subject areas. The books are arranged on shelves according to the class number, A -Z.
   
2
Online Databases and E-Books
The library web site provides a link to the online database and e-books available on the internet. The online database and e-books provide a wide variety of relevant information of the current issues, research and publications that assist users in completing their theses, project papers, assignments, etc.
 
3
Newspapers
The Library subscribes to the following printed newspapers:

•  The Star
•  The Sun
•  Utusan Malaysia


The newspapers are placed on the racks at the counter. Users can request the newspapers from the library staff. The back issues of these newspapers are kept in the library. Requests to use them should be made at the counter.
   
4
Audio-Visual Materials
  This collection comprises a variety of CD-ROMs. Requests to use them should be made at the counter.
   
5
Reference Collection
 

This collection consists primarily of:
•  Dictionaries and encyclopaedias
•  Annual Reports

Books in this collection have the red tag at the spine of the books. Reference materials are non-circulating and are to be used within the library only.

   
6
Theses/Project Reports
  This collection comprises theses and dissertations of final year students' project papers.
   
7
Magazines
 

The Library subscribes to the following magazine:

•  Majalah PC
•  Remaja
•  Fokus


All the magazines are to be used within the library only.

   
 
 

  Digital Information Sources ^

 
MyLib: http://www.mylib.com.my/
Online dictionary: http://www.freedictionary.com/
Online medical dictionary: http://www.online-medical-dictionary.org/
Meriam Webster Online: http://www.merriam-webster.com/
Free Medical Journal: http:www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/Md/ej.html
Cyberlaw Encyclopedia: http://www.gahtan.com/cyberlaw/
Online Encyclopedia: http://www.ncyclopedia.com/
http://www.wikipedia.org/
Online Biography: http://www.biography.com/
Free e-books: http://free-ebooks.net/ | http://www.ulib.org/
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
http://www.freebooks.info/
http://www.archive.org/details/millionbooks
Online Journal: http://202.64.132.69/journal.asp?ID=A&F=T
http://www.knowledgecenter.unr.edu/ejournals/free.aspx
http://www.icast.org.in/ejournal/ejournal.php
http://portal.acm.org/portal.cfm
Open Access Journal: http://www.doaj.org/
Online Article: http://www.ipl.org/
http://highwire.stanford.edu/
 

Classification of Library Materials

Arrangement of Materials on the Shelves
Materials are arranged alphabetically by the class number, A-Z.

Call Number
Each material in the library is given a call number. The call number indicates the location of the materials on the shelf. It consists of the following:
•  Subject
•  Classification of Subject
•  Classification by area, format, etc, if any
•  Number based on the main entry i.e. the author's or title's first letter
•  Year of publication, if required
•  Volume/Unit number, if any

Example : DS599 K8G973

DS Subject (History)

599 Subject classification (Malaysian History)

K8 Classification of subject by area (Kuala Lumpur)

G973 Author's entry number

 
 

 

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