Established in 1963, the T.J. Danaraj Medical Library serves the teaching, learning and research needs of the academic staff, undergraduate students, postgraduate students and researchers of the Faculty of Medicine as well as the needs of the nursing students, clinicians and professional staff of the University of Malaya Medical Centre which is the teaching hospital of the University of Malaya. The Library was named as the T.J. Danaraj Medical Library on 5 May 2005 in memory of Tan Sri Datuk Emeritus Professor T.J. Danaraj who was the first dean and responsible for the setting up of the Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital (now known as University of Malaya Medical Centre).
T. J. Danaraj Medical Library collections comprise of textbooks, monographs, journals, thesis and conference papers in medical and health sciences. There are also books and journal titles in electronic format accessible via Electronic Databases.Information about the Medical Collection is available via Pendeta Discovery (Online Public Access Catalogue). In compliance with international practice, the Medical Library uses the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Classification Scheme and Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) in cataloguing and classification works.
The general collection which consist of textbooks and monographs in medicine and health sciences are acquired by the Medical Library to support the needs of learning, teaching and research of Faculty of Medicine and University of Malaya Medical Centre.
A small but vital collection of textbooks recommended by lecturers of the Faculty of Medicine for reading and reference purpose by students are kept at the service counter for 24 hours loan at any one time.
A copy of every monograph and journal pertaining to medicine and health in Malaysia is kept as a closed-stack collection in the Malaysiana collection.
Important reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, directories and resource guides to research in the fields of medicine, health, nursing and other reference sources such as annual reports and statistical reports are made available to library users in the reference section.
This collection consists of Ph.D and Masters theses of postgraduate students from the Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya and the National University of Singapore.
This collection consists of CD-ROM and DVD on various aspects of the Medical Sciences to support learning and teaching in the Faculty of Medicine. Request for use may be made at the service counter.
It comprises of light reading materials which is initiated to ensure that medical students have access to reading materials that are not exclusively medical in nature and orientation including novels, biographies, plays and poetry, books on the fine art, hobbies and current affairs.
To download articles journal, e-book, and e-journal, users need to login to the A-Z Online Databases to access our electronic database. There are more than 20 databases subscribe by the University of Malaya Library that associated with medicine, pharmacy, nursing, and dentistry. The electronic database can access via campus network and remote access from outside campus.
The computer lab is equipped with Wi-Fi with a 25-seat capacity. PC not provided. Users need to carry a laptop.
There are 6 carriages and 6 open carriages available to library users.
Conducive reading space is provided to library users.
There are 1 discussion rooms that users should book at the service counter.
Computers are provided to library users to search library materials using online catalogs.
This room is reserved for UM faculty with a capacity of 10 people. Booking and retrieval of key are at service counter.
Available to library users to make self-service to borrow a library book(s) using a user-registered password through the library system. Please consult your service counter if you forget your password.
The policy applies to T.J Danaraj Medical Library only.
|No.||Category of Members||Open-shelf Books||Academic Reserve Items||Late return penalty|
|1.||PPUM Students||4 items / 30 days||1 items/7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|2.||UM Retiree||5 items / 30 days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|3.||Lecturer - Pengajar||2 items/ 14 days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|4.||Medical Lecturer - Pengajar||20 items / 60 days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|5.||PPUM Medical Officer||4 items / 14 days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|6.||UM Officer||10 items/ 30 days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|7.||Pra PPUM Professional||4 items / 30 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|8.||Partime Lecturer||25 items / 60 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|9.||Partime Medical Lecturer||25 items / 60 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|10.||Partime Law Lecturer||4 items / 14 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|11.||Medical Lecturer||40 items / 60 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|12.||Law Lecturer||4 items / 30 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|13.||Visiting Lecturer||25 items/ 30 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|14.||Visiting Medical Lecturer||25 items / 60 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|15.||Fulltime Lecturer||4 items / 30 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|16.||Final Year Undergraduate Student||20 items / 30 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|17.||Undergraduate||15 items / 30 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|18.||Postgraduate||10 items / 30 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|19.||Medical Postgraduate||20 items / 30 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|20.||Law Postgraduate||2 items / 14 Days||1 items / 7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|21.||UM Support Staff||5 items / 30 Days||1 items/7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|22.||Library Support Staff||2 items / 14 Days||1 items/7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|23.||Alumni- Medical||2 items / 14 Days||1 items/7 days||RM0.50 per day|
|Name||Position||Phone. No||Profile Image|
|Zanaria Saupi Udin||Deputy Chief Librarian, Headfirstname.lastname@example.org||+60379674783|
|Mohd Rizar Mosbah||Senior Librarianemail@example.com||+60379674961|
|Norazlina Dol@Othman||Senior Librarianfirstname.lastname@example.org||+60379674782|
|Ranita Hisyam (Dr.)||Senior Librarianemail@example.com||+60379674947|
|Arnuar Idris||Senior Librarian Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||+60379674946|
|Mohd Khalifah Idris||Senior Librarian Assistantemail@example.com||+60379674946|
|Abdul Rahman Mohd Radzi||Librarian Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||+60379674946|
|Hairullizam Rosli||Librarian Assistantemail@example.com||+60379674946|
|Mohd Jasny Razali||Librarian Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||+60379674946|
|Norhikmah Mazlan||Librarian Assistantemail@example.com||+60379674787|
|Mohd Nizam Ramli||Librarian Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||+60379674946|
|Nasrul Hakim||Librarian Assistantemail@example.com||+60379674946|
|Dashini Harikrishnan||Librarian Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||+60379674787|
|Jalil Abd Khaid||Operational Assistantemail@example.com||+60379674787|
|Kogilaveni Kanayan||Librarian Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||+60379674787|
|Hanisah Hamidi||Librarian Assistantemail@example.com||+60379674787|
T.J Danaraj Library,
Faculty of Medicine,
50603 Lembah Pantai,
Tel.No: +603-7967 4783
Fax: +603-7967 4384
Last Update: 30/06/2022