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CENTRAL LIBRARY

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Established in 1959, the Central Library sits in the middle of the University Campus. It is a four storey building with a floor space of 17,372 square meters.

Service Counters, Self Charging Machines, Reference Desks, Free Range Readings and satellite TV (ASTRO) occupy the Ground Floor while Second Floor is set aside for Theses and Dissertations Collection, Pendeta Discovery terminals and study area. Third Floor is reserved for bound journals and reference hall while the fourth floor accommodates the Media Collection and bound journals. Second and above floors, similarly, shelve most of the library’s collection.

Full seating capacity is 1,608 and there are altogether 60 daily carrels with 21 set aside for the visually impaired. The Central Library also has 5 computer labs ie.  Lab B, Lab C, Lab D and Lab S as well as computer facilities at every floor. Information skills programes are held in Lab C and D to educate users on the effective method of information searching using IT tools in the library.

OPENING HOURS

Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Sunday
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Services

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Academic reserve 

Academic Reserve Collection consists of text book, suggested by lecturer for their students.

  • Location : Level 1

KINDLE

The University of Malaya Library is offering its users the opportunity to sample this increasingly popular technology. UM Library Kindles are preloaded with Bestsellers, Popular, Motivational and Inspirational titles and more. Current library students and staff are eligible to borrow a Kindle for two weeks

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  • Location : Level 1, Service Counter

new books display

Our most recently new books displayed at the strategic corner. You are welcome to browse this selection and feel free to borrow material from this corner.

  • Location : Level 1
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Microfiche 

This collection contains articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers and technical reports, newspapers in microfiche & microfilm format. The collection available at the Central Library.

  • Location : Level 1
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Theses & Dissertation

This collection contains articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers and technical reports, newspapers in microfiche & microfilm format. The collection available at the Central Library.

  • Location : Level 2
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FREE RANGE READING COLLECTION

This collection contains popular fiction and non-fiction books to browse and borrow. Light novels and reading collection such as motivational, biography, poetry collections, young adult fiction, humour, popular science writing, and much more written in English or Malay language.

  • Location : Level 2

reference

Reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, directories and resource guides to research are available.

  • Location : Level 3
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video & audio

The University of Malaya Library has a collection of media to support research and teaching and learning. Among the collections in the media unit are VHs, CDs, black plates, blu-rays. There is a collection that can only be used in the library using the equipment provided. In addition, non-academic materials such as movies can be borrowed according to loan eligibility

  • Location : Level 4

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Cerntral Library,
University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Telephone : +603-79567800
  • Fax : +603-7963661
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