WEDNESDAY, 12 FEBRUARY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah made a working visit to UMS Library to inspect its services, a place that had become the centre for students and for them to meet staff of the library.
On hand to receive him was Chief Librarian, Dg. Rukiah Ag. Amit and more than 50 library staff.
During the visit, he called on staff to give regular attention to the facilities extended by the library. He said this is important to ensure good quality service offered.
“Conduct frequent monitoring of the condition and quality of the facilities and services provided. Report any damage so that repair work can be done immediately,” he said.
He added that staff must always maintain harmony with each other to ensure the quality of UMS library could be improved.
Meanwhile, Dg. Rukiah when met explained that UMS library strived to improve the quality of services to support teaching, learning and innovation in the university.
She added that the Vice-Chancellor’s visit not only gave and example and motivation to the staff but an opportunity for the library to clear any doubts or problems for improvement.
“UMS library over the years has been actively involved in analysing user needs, provide information literacy, public higher learning institution library outreach programmes and carry out community services to improve quality and promote the culture of reading among the public,” he said.
Datuk Harun was brought around the facilities of the library such as the Pre-school collection, Viewing Room, Nobel Laureate Collection and Aseana Collection. – MA [FL]
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