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Law Library

The Law Library is one of the four special libraries within the Tun Seri Lanang Library system. It was set up in 1985 as part of the Main Library to support a newly established four year law degree programme. It moved to its new premise at the Faculty of Law in June 1996

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Information Resources

An online catalogue to search for library materials

Online databases subscribed by the library

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

Contains articles from journals published by UKM

Contains library materials in digital format such as theses

Contains works produced by UKM academics

Media

Indeks Statut@PUU facilitated for statutes searching from 1881 hingga 1959

Collections

General Collection

General books are shelved at the open shelve at Level 1of the library with call numbers preceded by 2C. There are also non-law books in the library which are shelved together with the general books with call numbers preceded by 21. These collections can be borrowed.

Reference Collection

This collection has a location code RUJ in GEMILANG and is located at Level 1 of the Law Library. The materials can be used within the library only. The reference collection comprises reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs and samples of court forms.

Statute Collection

Statute comprises Acts, Revised Acts, Legislation, Ordinance, Enactments, Gazettes and parliamentary debates. All materials are located at Level 2 and with call numbers preceded by 2A.

Law Reports Collection

Law Reports are a collection of reported or unreported court cases and digests. All materials are located at Level 2 and with call numbers preceded by 2B.

Law Journals Collection

Journals are arranged according to title and in an alphabetical order. List of journals placed on each stack is posted on the front panel of the stack to assist users in locating the materials.

Seminar Paper's Collection

Seminar Papers are located at the Reference Collection at Level 1 and can be used within the library for reference purposes only.

Undergraduates Project / Thesis Collection

Dissertations are all in microform format. To get the call number, users may refer to the catalogue of dissertations. Microfiche and microfilm readers are available at the Borrowing Counter at Level 1 and all materials are for reference purposes only.

Hookers' Collection

This is a close access collection located at the Hooker Collection room at Level 2 and with call number preceded by 23. The collection was once owned by Prof. M. B. Hooker who was an Orientalist. Reference to the materials can be made within the collection room only.

YM Raja Aziz Addruse Collection

This collection consists of journals, legal reports, statutes and books donated by Mrs. Catherine Addruse, wife of the late YM Raja Aziz Addruse. The  late YM Raja Aziz was a lawyer and famously known for his principles of humanity and was elected as the Bar Council President for 3 times. This collection is located in a special space on the second floor and can be referred only within that collection area.

YM Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Collection

This collection is located in the Library Faculty Room and is a contribution from YM Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen bin Tengku Ismail, former Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. This collection can be referred only within the library

ASEAN Law Collection

This collection was developed in 2013 and consists of books related to the laws of ASEAN countries and is located at the Library Lounge. The collection is given the prefix ‘22’ and can be borrowed.

Services

UKM STUDENTS AND STAFF

No.

Categories

Borrowing Facilities / Limit / Period

General Collection

Red Spot Collection

1.

Undergraduates

7 books / 14 days

1 book / 3 days

2.

Postgraduates

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 Members – donation RM6,000 (UKM staff) or donation RM10,000 (external members) 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.

Academics/ Students of Institution of Higher Learning (Public/Private) (PERPUN Members)

2 books / 14 days

2.

Academics/ Students 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 Members (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 processing fee of RM100.00 OR replace the book with the same subject plus  processing fee of RM100.00 OR pay the current price of the book plus  processing fee of RM100.00 
  • Overdue fines (if any)

UKM STUDENTS AND STAFF MEMBERSHIP

No.

Categories

Annual Fee (RM) – Full Time

REFERENCE

LOAN

1

Undergraduates (Malaysian)

FREE

50.00

2

Undergraduates (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

This service is to assist users to use the library effectively, in getting required materials or information regarding law and also to answer specific requests for information such as finding the source of a particular quotation or tracing a difficult reference. A staff will provide assistance to all enquiries about the library and its collections, such as the use of the library’s online catalogue, various reference books, indexes, abstracts and others. These services are available at the Information Service Division at Level 2.

For this service, the Law Library has developed the following databases and subscribes them:

Subscribed Databases

Others Electronic Publications on CD-ROM

  • Bankruptcy Handbook: Forms on Disc
  • British Company Law Library
  • British Tax Guide
  • CCH Electronic Library
  • Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents on CD-ROM
  • Halsbury ’s Laws Consolidated Index
  • Justice
  • Malaysian Court Forms in Civil Proceedings
  • Mallal ’s Digest on CD-ROM
  • Refworld
  • Singapore and Malaysian Case Law Libraries
  • Statute of Malaysia on CD-ROM

InterLibrary Loan (ILL) service is offered to assist library users in obtaining materials which are not available in the collection. Through this service the library will supply photocopies of articles or cases to the requestor. Requests can be made by filling up interlibrary loan form available at the Borrowing Counter at Level 1. Charges will be incurred according to the rate determined by the supplying library

Service Cost

1. Items from Local Libraries

Articles and books from local libraries are free of charge.

2. Items from Oversea Library (British Library)

a. Academics

Item
Charges
Article

5 FREE articles per year
Every additional article – RM10.00 per article

Book

RM20.00 per book

b. Postgraduates and Final Year Students

Item
Charges
Article

3 FREE articles per year
Every additional article – RM10.00 per article

Book

RM20.00 per book

The Information Skills Course is a guidance and education service programme for Law Library customers.  The main aim of this course is to build skills in accessing a variety of materials and information sources especially law collections; and to guide the customers towards using the materials and services provided by the library with efficiency, effectively and independently. This course contains  3 modules:

LS581: Law Information Skills – Electronic Resources

LS582: Law Information Skills – Printed Resources 

LS583: Information Skills – Endnote (specialized software for bibliographic)

Resulted as customer feedback, Level 2 of UKM Law Library converted to quiet zone. This zone aiming to provide conducive environment to make reference, research, do an assignment and also make a revision. Discussion collectively only permitted in discussion rooms and also in Level 1.

Facilities

Contact Us

Law Library,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 
43600 Bangi, Selangor DE, Malaysia
603-89216392 (Help desk)  603-89216393 (Office)
603-89216397 (FAKS)
Lawlib@ukm.edu.my