The University of Malaya Library established since 1962 in Kuala Lumpur is a network of 17 Libraries, fully computerized and integrated in its operation and services. The Built Environment Library is one of the special subject libraries in the University of Malaya Library network. Prior to 2003, the collections were kept in the Engineering Library, at the Faculty of Engineering. At the present location, the Built Environment Library is conveniently located for access and is open to all students during office hours. The library is manned by two full-time staff members and one senior librarian which is covers a floor space of about 627.66 sq. meters with seating capacity for 120 students. The Library’s core function is to support the learning, teaching and research needs of undergraduate, postgraduate students, and the academic staff and researchers of the Faculty of Built Environment. However, it is also opened to other registered users of the University of Malaya Library network, subject to some limitation in borrowings.
More details about borrowing policy of Built Environment Library, refer to the Table of Borrowing Privilege:
The library has a general collection of about 11,141 item consists of textbooks, reference books, and handbooks, journal, CD-ROM and etc.
A collection of architectural drawing of an existing building, object, site, structure, or detail thereof; accurately drawn to scale on the basis of field measurements.
Dissertations, Theses and Academic Exercises
This ever expanding collection consists of works produced by undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Faculty.
The collection consists of all reference materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.
Papers presented by the academic staff at the seminars or conferences especially held in Malaysia are continually collected and indexed in an index database known as iMalaysiana Collection.
Journal, Online databases and e-Books
The University Malaya Library subscribed to the journal, online databases mostly full text journals and e-books which can be accessed through the campus network and remote access from the home of registered users.