Library

About Us

IUMW Library and Resource Centre was established in early 2013. The services and resources that the Library provides are the bedrock on which the IUMW community builds its high standard of learning, teaching, and research. The Library has a seating capacity of 250 seats of various types. It contains more than 10,000 copies of printed books, journals, periodicals, and articles.

All IUMW students and staffs have the privilege to access the extensive and popular resources across the University of Malaya’s unmatched libraries and facilities at no cost. The UM Library now holds more than 1.4 million titles with over 2.1 million items in various formats. In addition to that, the Library provides access to more than 90 online databases comprising more than 46,000 e-journal titles and more than 150,000 e-book titles.

Vision

To be a knowledge centre by providing a dynamic learning environment and actively contributing to the development of knowledge and the advancement of University community.

Mission

To support learning, teaching, research, and innovation needs at the University by providing effective access to extraordinary information for the IUMW faculty, students, and staffs.

 

Operating Hours

Monday - Friday 08.30 AM - 06.00 PM
Saturday 08.30 AM - 04.30 PM
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed

Revision and Examination Weeks

Monday - Friday 08.30 AM - 09.30 PM
Saturday 08.30 AM - 04.30 PM
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed

 

Contact

International University of Malaya-Wales Library
Ground Floor, Block A, Academic Wing
City Campus, Jalan Tun Ismail
50480 Kuala Lumpur

T: +(603)-2617 3013 (Circulation Counter and Costumer Services)
T: +(603)-2617 3014 (Librarian)
E: library@iumw.edu.my
F: https://www.facebook.com/pages/IUMW-Library

Facilities

Services

1. Online System
2. Loans

Open shelf collection can be borrowed by all registered members according to the Library circulation policy.

Borrowing Privileges

Category of Members Open-shelf Books Academic Reserve Items Late return penalty
Student
Postgraduate (Masters/Doctorate) 10 items / 30 days 1 item / 3 days 10 cent per day/per book *
50 cent per day/per book **
Undergraduate 5 items / 14 days 1 item / 3 days 10 cent per day/per book *
50 cent per day/per book **
Foundation / Advanced Diploma 4 items / 14 days 1 item / 3 days 10 cent per day/per book *
50 cent per day/per book **
Staff
Academic Staff 10 items / 30 days 1 item / 3 days 20 cent per day/per book *
50 cent per day/per book **
Academic Staff (Part-time) 10 items / 30 days 1 item / 3 days 20 cent per day/per book *
50 cent per day/per book **
Administrative Staff 4 items / 14 days n/a 10 cent per day/per book *
50 cent per day/per book **
External Members
Alumni / Non-Alumni (with deposit) 2 items / 14 days n/a 20 cent per day/per book *
50 cent per day/per book **
* Open book shelf
** Academic reserve collection
 
3. Return

Users can return books at the Circulation Counter, and at the Manual Bookdrop located outside the library building which is available 24 hours a day. This Bookdrop service provides an option for users who want to return books without going to the Circulation Counter whenever the library is closed.

 
4. Renewal

Books except Academic Reserve Collection can be renewed three (3) times unless they have been reserved by other users. If the loan period is not yet due, renewal can also be done online through the "My Account" section in Pendeta WebPac. Renewals also can be done by telephone.

 
5. Reservation / Hold

Books on loan may be reserved at the Services Counter or online.

 
6. Inter-Library Loan and Document Delivery Services

User may request the services via online or at the Services Counter.

General Rules and Regulations

In order to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for reading, learning and other Library activities, the IUMW Library and Resource Centre require all users to comply with the following General Rules and Regulations.

Prohibited Conduct

Users may not engage in conduct that disrupts or interferes with the normal operations of the Library, its staff, or its use by other visitors. Such conduct may include:

Please also be aware that:

Users who do not follow the Library’s General Rules and Regulations may be asked to leave and may lose their Library privileges. Visitors who violate IUMW Ordinances may also be subject to arrest or other legal action.