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Dr. Abdul Latiff Library

Dr. Abdul Latiff Library UKM was established in 1974 with the intention to provide support in the processes of teaching, learning and research in the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry and Faculty of Pharmacy. The library was known then as Medical Library and officially renamed to Dr. Abdul Latiff Library on 25th November 2005. The three storey library is comprised of a building with a width of 3,716 square meters and equipped with 400 reading places.

New Services

DriveThru@PDAL
Pos@PDAL

Information Resources

Online Catalog to search library materials

Online databases subscribed by library

All-inclusive search solution that makes in-depth research easy

Access PPPUKM Collection

Contains article from journals published by UKM

Contains library materials in digital format such as theses

Contains works produced by UKM academics

Collections

General Collection

This open access collection comprises text books in Medicine, Health Sciences and Dentistry, besides books in general fields such as religion, information technology and others. The materials in this collection can be borrowed by the library member based on respective category qualification.

Reference Collection

All materials in this collection have the code ‘Ruj’ prefixed to their call numbers. It is located at Level 3, Dr. Abdul Latiff Library. The reference collection comprises reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, guide books, yearbooks, etc. These materials are NOT ALLOWED for borrowing and strictly for reference only within the library.

Red Spot Collection

This collection is located behind the Borrowing and Returning Counter at Level 2, Dr. Abdul Latiff Library. The titles are mainly recommended by lecturer and they serve as compulsory reading materials. This collection can be borrowed by students only for 2 hours or overnight. Academicians are allowed to borrow this collection for a week. 

Thesis & Ilmiah Collection

All materials in this collection have the code ‘Tesis’ for Thesis materials and ‘Ilmiah’ for Latihan Ilmiah materials prefixed to their call numbers. It is located at Level 2 behind Dr. Abdul Latiff Library service counter. These materials are NOT ALLOWED for borrowing and strictly for reference only within the library.

Light Reading Collection

This collection is situated at Level 2, Dr. Abdul Latiff Library. The collection comprises light reading materials, general and popular in nature, and suitable for all users. Reading and browsing are restricted to the corner provided. However, borrowing procedures for materials from this collection are similar to that of the General Collection.

Journal Collection

This collection consists of 2 categories, namely current journals and back issues journals. Both journals are placed at Level 1, Dr. Abdul Latiff Library. These materials CANNOT BE BORROWED and only for reference in the library. Popular journals are placed at Light Reading Collection, Level 2, Dr. Abdul Latiff Library.

Special, Archive & Document Collection

This collection consists of document materials published by the government of Malaysia and its agencies, local governments, statutory bodies and foreign publications. This collection also places materials about history and UKM progress, including the works of academicians and students such as seminar, thesis and project papers.  This collection CANNOT BE BORROWED and only for reference in the library.

e-Book Collection

These collections consist of ebook subscribed by UKM Library

Services

Online Renewal can be done through GEMILANG before due date, renewal is only allowed for a maximum of 3 times, no outstanding fine and the material has not been booked by other user.

UKM STUDENTS AND STAFF MEMBERSHIP

No.

Categories

Annual Fee (RM) – Full Time

REFERENCE

LOAN

1

Undergraduate Students (Malaysian)

FREE

50.00

2

Undergraduate Students (Foreigner)

FREE

70.00

3

Postgraduate Students (Master & PhD) (Malaysian) including from  Centre for Educational Extension

FREE

150.00

75.00 (PART TIME)

4

Postgraduate Students (Master & PhD) (Foreigner) including from  Centre for Educational Extension

FREE

200.00

100.00 (PART TIME)

5

Academics (Contract/Temporary)

FREE

50.00 – 70.00

6

Academics/Tutors/Fellows* (Part-time/Visitors)

FREE

75.00 – 200.00

7

Professional Administrative Staff

FREE

FREE

8

General Staff

FREE

FREE

9

Permata Pintar

FREE

FREE

10

Asasi Pintar

FREE

100.00

* Please bring confirmation letter from University / Faculty / Centre / Institute

EXTERNAL MEMBERSHIP

No.

Categories

Annual Fee (RM)

Privileges

Reference

Loan

Facility

1.

Academic/ Student of Institution of Higher Learning (Public/Private)* (PERPUN Members)

 

Reference Membership

Free

X

X

Loan Membership

RM100.00

2.

Academic/ Student of Institution of Higher Learning (Public/Private)* (Non PERPUN Members)

 

Reference Membership

RM100.00

X

Loan Membership

RM200.00

3.

Overseas Students*

 

Reference Membership

RM200.00

X

Loan Membership

RM400.00

4.

Government Staff*

 

Reference Membership

Free

X

X

Loan Membership

RM100.00

5.

Institution Corporate Member (max of 10)

 

Reference Membership

RM2,000.00

X

Loan Membership

RM4,000.00

6.

UKM Retiree

 

Reference & Loan Membership

Free

X

7.

Privilege Member –

donation RM6,000 (UKM staff) or donation RM10,000 (external member) or donation 500 books to UKM Library

 

Reference & Loan Membership

Free

8.

UKM Alumni

 

Reference Membership

Free

X

X

Loan Membership

RM100.00

9.

Individual

 

Reference Membership

RM200.00

X

Loan Membership

RM400.00

10.

Family of  UKM Staff

 

Reference Membership

Free

X

X

Loan Membership

RM10.00

11.

Daily Member

 

Reference Membership

RM20.00

X

Loan Membership

12.

Secondary School Student

 

Reference Membership

Please bring confirmation letter from school

X

X

Loan Membership

* Please bring matrix card / confirmation letter from your library / institution

  1. UKM STUDENTS AND STAFF

No.

Categories

Borrowing Facilities / Limit / Period

General Collection

Red Spot Collection

1.

Undergraduate

7 books / 14 days

1 book / 3 days

2.

Postgraduate

20 books / 40 days

1 book / 7 days

3.

Academics (Contract/Temporary)

25 books / 60 days

1 book / 14 days

4.

Academics/Tutors/Fellows (Part-time/Visitors)

10 books / 30 days

1 book / 14 days

5.

Professional Administrative Staff

25 books / 60 days

1 book / 14 days

6.

General Staff

5 books / 14 days

1 book / 14 days

7.

Privilege Member – donation RM6,000 (UKM staff) or donation RM10,000 (external member) or donation 500 books to UKM Library

25 books / 60 days

1 book / 14 days

8.

Permata Pintar

3 books / 14 days

1 book / 3 days

9.

Asasi Pintar

5 books / 14 days

1 book / 3 days

UKM EXTERNAL MEMBERSHIP

No.

Categories

Borrowing Facilities / Limit / Period

General Collection

Red Spot Collection

1.

Academic/ Student of Institution of Higher Learning (Public/Private) (PERPUN Members)

2 books / 14 days

2.

Academic/ Student of Institution of Higher Learning (Public/Private) (Non PERPUN Members)

2 books / 14 days

3.

Overseas Students

2 books / 14 days

4.

Government Staff

2 books / 14 days

5.

Institution Corporate Member (max of 10)

2 books / 14 days

6.

Individual

2 books / 14 days

7.

UKM Retiree

2 books / 14 days

8.

UKM Alumni

2 books / 14 days

9.

Family of  UKM Staff

2 books / 14 days

FINES FOR OVERDUE MATERIALS

Overdue books are subjected to fines at the following rates:

General Collections                   RM0.30 per book per day
Red Spot Collection                   RM 3.00 per book per day
Fines do not include holidays

FINES FOR LOSS OF MATERIALS 

Users are subjected to the following procedures:

  • Replace the book with the same or newer edition plus RM100.00 processing fee OR replace the book with the same subject plus RM100.00 processing fee OR pay the current price of the book plus RM100.00 processing fee
  • Overdue fines (if any)

GEMILANG is the name given to the Library’s Online Catalogue, updated daily and accessible via Internet. The functions are searching, reservation, patron record and online renewal. Bibliographic information of the library’s materials can be accessed by author, editor, title, subject and call number. Web-based GEMILANG is accessed via web gateway at the following URL: http://gemilang.ukm.my.

  • This service is extended to all academic / professional / administrative staff, postgraduates and final year students of the University. Undergraduate students of the University may be considered for the service if the required items are available only in libraries where they are denied library membership.
  • Applicants are required to completing the Inter Library Loan Form / or fill in  the online http://iquest.net.my/iquest/
  • Applicants will be charged the cost of materials supplied and services fees
  • Materials in the country are FREE but foreign materials will be charged.

 SERVICE CHARGE:

  • Free for articles and books from local libraries.
  • Item form British Library:

Academics:

Item

Charges

Article

·         5 free articles per year

·         Every additional article RM10.00 per article

Book

·         RM20.00 per book

Postgraduate and final year undergraduate:

Item

Charges

Article

·         3 free articles per year

·         Every additional article RM10.00 per article

Book

·         RM20.00 per book

  • For item from other libraries, users are billed for the cost of item and service charge determined by the lending libraries.

The Information Skills Course is a guidance and education service programme for library customers. The main aim of this course is to build skills in accessing a variety of materials and information sources and to guide the customers towards using the materials and services provided by the Library with efficiency, effectively and independently. This course is on-going.

Objectives:

To expose customers to how they can use the services, facilities and collections to be found in the Library.

To understand efficient and effective methods and strategies for finding information.

To enable customers to identify and access information from a variety of printed and electronic sources.

To build self-confidence in the search for knowledge and information for learning, teaching and research.

To build skills in making library comments/library research in the discipline under study.

To build skills in making citations for every reference made.

To build a culture of life-long education.

For enquiries and applications, please contact:-

Faiz Syafiq Mohd Ali
E-mel : faizsyafiqali@ukm.edu.my
Tel : 603-9289 7098

 

New books will be placed on display for duration of 2 weeks at display new books corner, Level 2, Dr. Abdul Latiff Library. Users are allowed to borrow the books.

Facilities

Librarian Dr Abdul Latiff Libraries

Shamsudin Ibrahim

Encik Shamsudin Ibrahim

Cik Adibah Ahmad

Puan Liyana Jasman

Encik Faiz Syafiq Mohd Ali

Contact Us

Dr. Abdul Latiff Library,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Kampus Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz
50300, Kuala Lumpur
603-92897475 (TEL) 603-26920603 (FAKS)
Email : shamsudin.ibrahim@ukm.edu.my  (Head)
faizsyafiqali@ukm.edu.my (Customer Service)
adibah@ukm.edu.my  (e-REP)
liyana.jasman@ppukm.ukm.edu.my (e-REP)