• Universiti Malaya Library
  • query_perpustakaan@um.edu.my
  • +603 79567800


Academy of Malay Studies Library is a special library that fulfills the needs and information resources of the academic staff, undergraduate students, postgraduate students and researchers of the Academy of Malay Studies. The library was fully operated by the University of Malaya Library since 13th of January 2006.


Total collection in the library is almost 11,000 consisting of books, theses, project papers and conference papers. The main core reading materials are related to Malay education and field works such as Malay literature, linguistics collection and socioculture. Although the collection are mainly for reference and close stacks only, all users are allowed to do the internal loan.

  • Computer

Computer facilities are available and equipped with an internet connection.

  • Locker

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.

  • Carrel

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.

  • Photocopy

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.

  • WiFi Access

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 Areas

Reading facilities are available on every floor of the Library. Uses are advised to leave library books on trolleys after usage.


Group / Individual Study Area

ICT Support

Borrowing policy

No. Category of Members Open-shelf Books Late return penalty
1. Undergraduate 5 items / 14 Days RM0.50 per day
2. Postgraduate 10 items / 30 Days RM0.50 per day
5. Full time Lecturer 30 items / 60 Days RM0.50 per day
6. UM Officer 15 items / 60 Days RM0.50 per day

The Team

No. Name Position Email Phone. No Profile Image

Haslan Tamjehi

Senior Librarian haslan@um.edu.my +60379677285
2. Muhammad Khairul Anuar Abu Bakar Senior Librarian Assistant nuaq@um.edu.my +6037977217


Malay Studies Library,
Academy of Malay Studies,Universiti Malaya,
50603 Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur
Tel.No: +603-79677285

GENERAL Opening Hours

  • Saturday-SundayClosed
  • Monday-Friday 8:00-17:00
  • Friday PrayerClosed
  • Public Holiday Closed

Last Update: 19/04/2023