Academy of Islam was established on 1st April 1981 after the incorporation of the Kelantan Foundation for Islamic Higher learning into the University of Malaya. It was later officially known as the Academy of Islamic Studies as the result of the re-organization of the Academy of Islam on the 15th January 1996.
Islamic Studies Library collection consists of books, journals, theses, and conference papers. All items information is accessible via Pendeta Discovery.
The collection placed at open shelves and meant to support the teaching and learning purposes.
Placed all recommended reading materials suggested by lecturers in their reading lists.
The collection consists of all reference materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.
All academic exercises, dissertations and theses written by Academy of Islamic Studies students are available here. This collection is for reference only.
Free range reading collection consists of light reading materials such as novels, hobbies, current affairs. It is initiated to encourage students to read other than their academic books.
Computer facilities are available and equipped with an internet connection.
Lockers are for the temporary storage of personal belongings. However, the Library cannot be held responsible for any items that go missing or are damaged in the lockers.
The Library provides 6 carrels for postgraduate students, final year undergraduate students, academic staff and researchers. Carrels are for daily use and will be charged out at the Service Counter.
Self-service photocopying machine operated by commercial vendors is provided in the Library. User should observe and comply with the current legislation on copyright in Malaysia.
This Library is equipped with ‘internet without wire” or Wi-Fi signal. Access is also for users who bring laptop or tools that can be connected using this signal. Login Wifi using your registered UM email username and password.
Reading facilities are available on every floor of the Library. Uses are advised to leave library books on trolleys after usage.
A comfy area that simulates a home environment can be found at Level 1 of the Library. Users may relax and loosen up in this area, or simply use it as a favourite corner to devour a bestselling novel or read the newspaper. This leisure area is comfortable and attractive for user doing a revision with a more relaxed.
|No.||Category of Members||Open-shelf Books||Late return penalty|
|1.||Undergraduate||20 items / 30 Days||RM0.50 per day|
|2.||Postgraduate||20 items / 30 Days||RM0.50 per day|
|5.||Full time Lecturer||60 items / 60 Days||RM0.50 per day|
|6.||UM Officer||35 items / 60 Days||RM0.50 per day|
Islamic Studies Library,
Academy of Islamic Studies,
50603 Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur
Last Update: 22/04/2022