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Introduction


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.

  • General Collection

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.

  • Academic Reserve Collection

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.

  • Malaysiana Collection

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.

  • Reference 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.

  • Theses Collection

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.

  • CD-ROM/DVD Collection

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.

  • Free Range Reading Collection

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.

  • Electronic Databases

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.

 
  • Service Counter
  • Provide the following services:
    • Borrowing and returning library materials
    • Reservation and retrieval of locker room, discussion room and academic room
    • Thesis loan
    • Interlibrary loan application

  • Computer lab

The computer lab is equipped with Wi-Fi with a 25-seat capacity. PC not provided. Users need to carry a laptop.

  • Carel Room

There are 6 carriages and 6 open carriages available to library users.

  • Reading Room

Conducive reading space is provided to library users.

  • Discussion room

There are 1 discussion rooms that users should book at the service counter.

  • Terminal OPAC

Computers are provided to library users to search library materials using online catalogs.

  • Academic Room

This room is reserved for UM faculty with a capacity of 10 people. Booking and retrieval of key are at service counter.

  • Self-Check Machine

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.

 

Reserve a Room

Discussion Room
Seating Capacity: 10
Discussion Room
Seating Capacity: 12
Carrel

Carrel

Discussion Area


Free Zone
Seating Capacity: 5

Discussion Area 2
Seating Capacity: 5

Discussion Area 3
Seating Capacity: 5

Discussion Area 4
Seating Capacity: 4

Discussion Area 5
Seating Capacity: 4

Discussion Area 6
Seating Capacity: 3

Group / Individual Study Area

Study Area 1
Study Area 2
Study Area 3

Borrowing policy


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


The Team

Name Position Email Phone. No Profile Image
Zanaria Saupi Udin Deputy Chief Librarian, Head xana@um.edu.my +60379674783
Mohd Rizar Mosbah Senior Librarian rizar@um.edu.my  +60379674961
Norazlina Dol@Othman Senior Librarian azliena@um.edu.my  +60379674782
Ranita Hisyam (Dr.) Senior Librarian ranita@um.edu.my  +60379674947
Arnuar Idris Senior Librarian Assistant mohdarnuar@um.edu.my  +60379674946
Mohd Khalifah Idris Senior Librarian Assistant khalifah@um.edu.my  +60379674946
Abdul Rahman Mohd Radzi Librarian Assistant man78@um.edu.my  +60379674946
Hairullizam Rosli Librarian Assistant hairullizam82@um.edu.my  +60379674946
Mohd Jasny Razali Librarian Assistant jazny@um.edu.my  +60379674946
Norhikmah Mazlan Librarian Assistant emajemms@um.edu.my  +60379674787
Mohd Nizam Ramli Librarian Assistant mnizam9@um.edu.my  +60379674946
Nasrul Hakim Librarian Assistant hakimbest78@um.edu.my  +60379674946
Dashini Harikrishnan Librarian Assistant dashini@um.edu.my  +60379674787
Jalil Abd Khaid Operational Assistant jalil_lib@um.edu.my +60379674787
Kogilaveni Kanayan Librarian Assistant kogilaveni@um.edu.my  +60379674787
Hanisah Hamidi Librarian Assistant charmed@um.edu.my  +60379674787
 


Address

T.J Danaraj Library,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Malaya,
50603 Lembah Pantai,
Kuala Lumpur.
Tel.No: +603-7967 4783
Fax: +603-7967 4384

GENERAL Opening Hours

  • Saturday-Sunday9.00-16.00
  • Monday-Friday 8:30-20:00
  • Public Holiday Closed

Highlights

Last Update: 10/05/2022