The University of Malaya Library, established in 1962 in Kuala Lumpur, is a network of 17 academic libraries, fully automated in providing integrated services and guidance to the University of Malaya’s teaching and research system. The Education Library is one of the specialized subject libraries within the University of Malaya Library network. Previously, all collections of materials were stored at the Faculty of Education before the library had the responsibility to fully manage all materials collection in 2015.
The core functions of the Education Library is to support the learning, teaching and research needs of undergraduate, postgraduate students, faculty and researchers at the Faculty of Education. In fact, it is also open to other registered users of the library, subject to the terms and conditions of the loan.
Currently, the Library is managed by a Senior Librarian and two full-time Library Assistants. Usage capacity is up to 30 students at a time. The Education Library is located at Level 1 Block C, Faculty of Education of the University of Malaya is accessible to all users during office hours.
The collection gives priority on the learning and teaching programme of the Education Faculty especially in the areas that related to education in Malaysia and field works such as early children education, education management, sociology and psychology of education, and etc. The library materials include both primary and secondary sources, such as books, journals, reference books, dissertation and theses, conference proceedings and electronic resources.
The library online catalogue, known as Pendeta WebPAC is a union catalogue of the University of Malaya Library network which provides access to holdings of collection of materials and can be accessed by others via the Internet.
The Education Library has a general collection of about 11, 000 item consists of textbooks, reference books, and handbooks, journal and etc.
This ever expanding collection consists of works produced by undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Faculty of Education.
The Library subscribes to printed journal, online databases – mostly full text journal and e-book, which can be accessed via the campus network and remote access from individual home of registered users.
The library provides service counter for borrowing and returning library materials, and also for fines. The loan privileges and fines are same as applied by Central Library. The borrowing privilege is limited for 2 items only for registered members. Users may ask staffs at counter on matters related to library or to get some references.
Access is available within the building with a number of access points.
The Education Library has provided reading areas for students which are available up to 50 users per time.
|No.||Category of Members||Open-shelf Books||Late return penalty|
|1.||Undergraduate||4 items/ 30 Days||RM0.50 per day|
|2.||Postgraduate||6 items / 30 Days||RM0.50 per day|
|5.||Full time Lecturer||10 items / 60 Days||RM0.50 per day|
|6.||UM Officer||10 items / 60 Days||RM0.50 per day|
Ground Floor Block C,
Faculty of Education,
Universiti Malaya, 50603 Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur
Tel.No: +603-7967 5018
Last Update: 18/04/2023