LIBRARY COLLECTION

The library develops and maintains print and digital resources to support teaching and research activities of the university community. The collections comprise subjects in engineering, information technology, education, management, sciences, social sciences, languages and self-development. The library has extensive holdings of more than 230,000 copies of books, 15,000 titles of thesis and 25,000 unit of audio-visuals. The collections are mostly open access and classified according to the Library of Congress Classification (LCC). The digital collection comprise 24 package of databasese-books170 title of e-journals and more than 10,000 digitized documents, includes journal articles, research reports, conference proceedings and exam papers.

CATEGORY

DESCRIPTION

MATERIALS

SYMBOLS

LOCATION

Open Access

Covers reference books in various study fields. Shelved according to call number at open rack

Book

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Level 2, 3 & 4

Closed Access

Covers most of reference materials that are heavily used by users and available in limited copies. This collection is for internal reference only.

Standard, Patent 

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Level 1 (Closed Reference Room)

Book, Laboratory Manual, Solution Manual, Study Guide

ca

Audio Visual

Sound and video recordings in different forms / formats.

CD-ROM, VCD, DVD, Video Tape, Cassette, Kit, etc.

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Level 1 (Circulation Counter)

 

Small Book

Books that are less than 10 x 15 cm size.

Book

k

Digital Document

Covers all documents that can be accessed through library catalog.

Exam Papers, Thesis Abstracts, Conference Papers, Journal Article and other UTHM publications.

 

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Online

Journal

Periodicals that have been published for academic purpose in certain matter, profession or field. This collection is for internal reference only.

Bound Journal / Current Journal

  

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Level 3 (Journal Room)

 

UTHM Special Collection

Covers materials about UTHM, materials written by UTHM staff or students and UTHM publications either in printed or  digital format. This collection is for   internal reference    only.

General

a

Level 1 (Closed Reference Room)

Conference Paper

ra

Thesis, Case Study

ra

Technical Drawing

ra

Prospectus

rab

Magazine/Journal

raj

Exam Paper

raq

Creative

Covers novel genre especially in Malay Language and English. Some of them are in Japanese.

Novel

cn

Level  4

Magazine

 

Light reading periodicals which contain story, articles, etc.. This collection is for internal reference only.

Bound Magazine / Current Magazine

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Level 3 (Journal Room)

Map

 

Includes Malaysia maps and states of Malaysia maps. This collection is for internal reference only.

Map

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Level 1

Reference

 

 

 

 

Covers reference materials which contain manual, fact, schedule, description, diagram, terminology, etc.. Known by symbols appeared in call number. This collection is for internal reference only.

Dictionary/Terminology/Glossary

rd

Level 2, 3 & 4

Book

r

Level 1 (Closed Reference Room)

Encyclopaedia

re

Atlas

rm

Government Publication

rw

Index

rx

Banned Item

Covers books that being banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs. User can refer these books by writing application letter to the Chief Librarian.

Book

 

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Level 1

 

 

Online Resources

Covers subscribed databases, e-books & e-journals.

 

Databases, E-Books & E-Journals.

 

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Online