The Universiti Malaysia Sabah Library was established to provide support for teaching, learning, research, innovation and publication of the University. This is accordance with the librarys' Mission "Providing comprehensive resources and services to support the university requirements in teaching, learning, research, innovation and publication".
The Universiti Malaysia Sabah Library has broadened its services. Aside from the main library and Labuan Campus, Sandakan dan Tawau Out Campus Service Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Kingfisher Clinical Block, the library also set up an Out Campus Service Centre for medical student in Sikuati, Kudat. Presently, the Library is using VIRTUA, a computerized library system and can be accessible here.
To further help the user with their learning and research, the library provide 500 computers with thin client technology for surfing of online database subscribed or just typing their project paper.
In accordance with the Library motto “serve with quality”, the UMS library will always deliver an excellence service in order to cultivate knowledgeable and resourceful society. We are also highly emphasizing on the development of information literacy program to create the information literate society particularly at UMS. Additionally, UMS library is responsible to inculcate the reading habit and long-life learning culture amongst users.
Thus, user is highly recommended to participate in any course of information literacy skills. These courses are made available by the librarian for all user categories both undergraduate and post graduate. The objective of these courses is to develop skills and user confidence while retrieving information from various resources effectively. Apart from that, it could help them in completing their research for the purpose of teaching and learning. User satisfaction is our priority and any comments and insight are warmly welcome.
“Serve with Quality”