The Library and Resource Centre at IUMW supports the learning, teaching, research, and innovation needs at the University. Our library contains more than 10,000 copies of printed books, journals, periodicals, and articles. In addition to our own library facilities, IUMW students and staff have the privilege to access the extensive resources at the University of Malaya, at no extra cost.
Our on campus library is spacious, with a seating capacity of 250 seats. Visit the library and speak to our helpful and knowledgeable staff for any guidance and support you need while at university.
IUMW students have can access the world class library at UM, at no extra cost. The UM Library holds more than 1.4 million titles with over 2.1 million items in various formats. In addition, 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.
The UM Library consists of a Central Library, as well as a network of speciality libraries to cater to the specific needs of certain faculties. Collections consist of a vast array of materials, including books, journals, conference proceedings, audio video, microform, theses and dissertations, as well as digital resources including e-journals, databases, citation indexes, and bibliographic management software.
Access the world class digital resources from the UM Library here:
Open shelf collections can be borrowed by all registered library members, according to the Library circulation policy. Our library staff will request to see your Student or Staff ID Card before loaning any items. You can only borrow or renew items for yourself, and not on behalf of any other member.Borrowing PrivilegesStudent
Category of Members Open-shelf Books Academic Reserve Items Late return penalty Postgraduate (Masters/Doctorate) 10 items / 30 days 1 item / 3 days RM 0.50 per day / per book Undergraduate 5 items / 14 days 1 item / 3 days RM 0.50 per day / per book Foundation / Advanced Diploma 4 items / 14 days 1 item / 3 days RM 0.50 per day / per bookStaff Category of Members Open-shelf Books Academic Reserve Items Late return penalty Academic Staff 10 items / 30 days 1 item / 3 days RM 0.50 per day / per book Academic Staff (Part-time) 10 items / 30 days 1 item / 3 days RM 0.50 per day / per book Administrative Staff 4 items / 14 days n/a RM 0.50 per day / per bookExternal Members Category of Members Open-shelf Books Academic Reserve Items Late return penalty Alumni / Non-Alumni (with deposit) 2 items / 14 days n/a RM 0.50 per day / per book * Open book shelf ** Academic reserve collectionReturning items
Users can return books at the Circulation Counter, and at the Manual Book Drop located outside the library building which is available 24 hours a day. This Book Drop service provides an option for users who want to return books without going to the Circulation Counter whenever the library is closed.
All books (except Academic Reserve Collection) can be renewed up to three 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.
Books already on loan may be reserved at the Services Counter or online.
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.