LIBRARY FACILITIES

 


Library Catalog

Users can access the catalog (OPAC) on the library's website using computers provided at each level. The catalog enables users to search the bibliographic records and the status of library materials. Besides, users can also check their library’s account using these computers.

Locker

Users can keep personal things in the locker located near to the library main entrance. There are 400 units of locker available on first come first serve basis. Students are advised not to store valuable items in lockers. The library will not responsible for any loss to personal belonging.

Open Carrel
The library provides open carrels especially for users who want to study alone and need privacy. There are 40 units of carrels located at Level 2 and 3.

Laptock Lock
It is provided to keep users’ laptop save and secured. Those who need to leave their laptop unattended in library are advised to use it. The request can be made at the Circulation Counter, Level 1.

 

Wi_Fi 
Wi-Fi is provided for users who bring their own laptop and mobile devices. Please refer to the Wi-Fi user guide within the campus area.

 

Computers
There are 150 unit of computers with internet access and MS Office application located at Level 2, 3 and 4. Users are prohibited from installing software on the computers. Users must save their files to a USB drive.  Any files saved to the hard drive will automatically be deleted when the computer is rebooted.

Self Check Out Machine
This is a self-service machine whereby users do not have to queue up at the circulation counter to borrow open access books. There are 5 units of self check out machine available in the library.

Book Drop 
There are 3 units of book drop available for your convenience to return books in which located at the ground floor of Library Building, Arcade and Tun Dr Ismail Residential College. Its operating 24 hours. 

Photocopy Machine
User can use the machine located at Closed Reference Room, Level 1. This facility is a self-service machine. The prepaid card can be bought at a price of RM10 at the UTHM Co-operative Shop. A copy of A4 size is charged at RM0.05. Photocopy is subject to Copyright Act 1987.

Carrel Room

The library provides 118 units of carrel rooms, known as Iqra’ Room, located at Level 2 and 4. This room is convenient for individual study. Network point and electric socket is provided in this room. Reservation can be made at the Circulation Counter, Level 1.

 

Discussion Room
The library has 40 rooms for discussion and group study known as Hikmah and Eksplorasi Room. Both rooms can accommodate up to 6 and 10 users respectively.  Network point and electric socket is provided in this room. Reservation can be made at the Circulation Counter, Level 1.

Seminar Room

There are 2 units of seminar rooms located at Level 3, known as Lestari Room, which are equipped with a LCD projector and white screen. Each room can accommodate up to 80 users.  Reservation can be made at the Circulation Counter, Level 1.

Information Searching Room
Users can use 50 units of computer provided in this room which is located at Level 2, to access the databases, e-journals, e-books and library catalog. Internet searching is allowed for research purposes only. This room is also equipped with laser printers. The charge of A4 size printing is RM0.20 for black & white and RM0.50 for color.

Post Graduate Room
This room is mainly for post graduate students and academic staffs. It is known as Al-Shirazi Scholar Room, located at Level 3 and can accommodate up to 50 users. It is equipped with computer, sofa, television, carrels, electric socket and network point.

24 Hours Reading Room
These rooms are located at the Ground Floor and Level 1 (next to the main entrance). Both rooms can accommodate up to 200 and 300 users respectively. It is equipped with electric sockets and wireless internet access. It is available for user who wish to study during or after the opening hours. 
 

Journal Room

This room places printed journals and magazines collection subscribed by the library. This collection is for internal use. It is located at Level 3 and can accommodate up to 50 users. 

Closed Reference Room
This room places reference resources such as encyclopaedias, handbooks, solution manuals, thesis, conference proceedings, etc.. This collection is for internal use. It is located at Level 1 and can accommodate up to 100 users. 

Auditorium
This auditorium is located at Level 3 known as Al-Jazari Auditorium, equipped with a LCD projector and white screen. It can be used for screening of slides and videos to facilitate teaching. It can accommodate up to 150 users. Reservation can be made at the Circulation Counter, Level 1.

Open Reading Area
The library provides spacious area that create an environment conducive for reading. Open reading area is located at Level 2, 3 and 4. It can accommodate up to 2,400 users. Electric socket and network point is provided at certain area. 


Gallery and Exhibition Area
It is located at Level 1, next to the Circulation Counter. User can gain information about library facilities and general knowledge by visiting this area.

Information Kiosk 
This kiosk is a touch screen directory that provides information about the library such as rooms location, opening hours, collections, facilities, etc. It is located at Level 1.