Services

Only registered users are allowed to borrow either from the Circulation Counter or from the Self Service Machine. In case of difficulties, users are advised to contact the Main Counter staff.

Self Check out Machine User Guide;

  • Valid user ID card is required
  • Follow instructions stated on monitor.
  • Keep receipts as proof of loan or loan reference.
  • Contact staff at Service Counter in case of difficulty/ problems with machine use.

Loan Privileges

Reference only

CATEGORYGENERAL
COLLECTION
SERIAL
COLLECTION
MULTIMEDIA
COLLECTION
SPECIAL
COLLECTION
RED SPOTINTER
LIBRARY LOAN
ARTICLE
REQUEST
Academician90 days
(30 items)
3 days (2 items*) /
2 hours (5 items**)
3 days
(2 items)
Reference only2 days
(2 items)
5 items5 articles
Professional
Management Staff

90 days
(25 items)
3 days (2 items*) /
2 hours (5 items**)
3 days
(2 items)
Reference only2 days
(2 items)
5 items5 articles
Staff Personal 30 days
(10 items)
2 hours
(5 items**)
3 days
(1 item)
Reference only2 days
(1 item)
5 items5 articles
Postgraduate 30 days
(30 items)
2 hours
(5 items**)
3 days
(1 item)
Reference only2 hours/
overnight
(1 item)
5 items5 articles
Undergraduate 14 days
(20 items)
2 hours
(5 items**)
3 days
(1 item)
Reference only2 hours/
overnight
(1 item)
5 items2 articles
Diploma / Certificate 14 days
(5 items)
2 hours
(5 items**)
3 days
(1 item)
Reference only2 hours/
overnight
(1 item)
5 items2 articles
External User30 days
(according to entitlement)
2 hours
(5 items**)
Not allowed to borrow unless
there is a duplicate (2 days/2 items)
Reference only2 hours5 items-

 *Bounded Journal
** Latest Journal

Returning and Book Drop Service

Materials can be returned either at the Service Counter or through the Book Drop Service located outside the Library building to enable return of materials after closing hours. However, this service is only for the return of GENERAL COLLECTION items. Other types of collections are to be returned at the Service Counter.

Request

Request of items can be made at the Circulation Counter or online and is subject to loan terms and conditions.

Renewal

Extensions can be made at the Circulation Counter or online, subject to availability of the required item(s). 

Payment for Damaged or Lost Item

Payment for damaged or lost items is to be made during office hours at the Collection Management Section (Circulation).

TRANSGRESSIONFINE
Vandalism- Suspension of membership for 1 semester
- Fine of not more than RM200
- Recommend more stringent penalty to Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs)
- Recommend for accommodation privileges to be withdrawn
- Eating
- Vandalizing and moving library furniture
- Making noise
- Bring in large file and bag
- Moving collection to other collection
Suspension of membership for one (1) month
Misplacing library materialReplace lost item with similar or latest edition of item plus RM50 processing fee.

Misplacing or vandalism of library materials

  • Borrowers who do not return items will be subject to penalties such as scholarship deduction, being barred from using library facilities, and forfeiture of Library deposit fee.
  • Transcript and degree certificate will not be issued to users who fail to return any library item.
  • For UMS staff, loss or damage of library items is to be resolved either through cash payment or by salary deduction by the University Bursar.

Overdue fine

COLLECTIONOVERDUEFINE
General1 DayRM0.20
4 WeeksCurrent item price + RM50 (Processing Fee)
Red Spot1 HourRM0.50
2 WeeksCurrent item price + RM50 (Processing Fee)
Multimedia Items1 HourRM0.50
1 WeekCurrent item price + RM50 (Processing Fee)
Serial Collection
(Current Issues)
1 HourRM0.50
1 DayCurrent item price + RM50 (Processing Fee)

 

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

Inter Library Loan service is offered to assist library users in obtaining materials from other libraries which are not available in UMS library collection.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

  • Please make sure the requested material is not in the library collection before submitting your application.
  • Check out UMS @ Library Discovery
  • Complete this application form.

PRIVILEGES

ITEMLOAN ENTITLEMENTLOAN PERIOD
Book5 Copies14 days
Article/book chapter/Proceeding/E-books5 articles-
Multimedia2 items14 days

CONTACT US

CUSTOMER SERVICE DIVISION
UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH LIBRARY,
JALAN UMS, 88400 KOTA KINABALU,
SABAH, MALAYSIA    
EMAIL: libill@ums.edu.my

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Library is offering to individuals, institutions (government and private) and corporate organizations who are interested to be a member of the library.

FEES AND DEPOSIT

CATEGORYANNUAL FEEDEPOSIT
AlumniRM50RM100
Non-AlumniRM200RM200
UMS RetireeFreeRM100
Goverment OfficialRM100RM100
Goverment Agencies
(Limited to 3 individuals named by the agencies)
RM500RM100
Corporate
(Limited to 3 individuals named by the agencies)
RM1500RM300
Head of Goverment & Private AgenciesRM75RM100
Gold
(Chancellor, Pro-Cansellors & Board of Directors)
FreeRM10

PAYMENT METHOD

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Library is offering to individuals, institutions (government and private) and corporate organizations who are interested to be a member of the library.

PRIVILEGES

ITEMS
LOAN ENTITLEMENT
General Collection2 copies (30 days)
MultimediaNot allowed to borrow unless there is a duplication (2 items / 2 days)
Serial5 Current Journals / 2 hours
Special CollectionReference only
Inter Library Loan (ILL)Subject to term and conditions.

SERVICES

  • Loan, returns, renewals and bookings of materials    
  • Reference and information
  • Information Literacy Program
  • Database (within university network only)
  • Electronic Books (within university network only)
  • Electronic Journals (within university network only)
  • Inter Library Loan (ILL) (subject to terms and conditions)

FACILITIES

  • Auditorium
  • Discussion Room
  • 24-hour Room
  • Cubical
  • Surau
  • Printing

APPLICATION GUIDELINE

  • Complete the Library Membership application form.
  • Provide payment according to fixed rate
  • Submit the complete form to Customer Service Division or by email membership@ums.edu.my

OPENING HOURS

During Semester

MONDAY – FRIDAY08:30 am – 10:30 pm
SATURDAY & SUNDAY08:30 am – 06:00 pm

Semester Break

MONDAY – FRIDAY08:30 am – 05:00 pm
SATURDAY09:30 am – 01:00 pm
SUNDAY / PUBLIC HOLIDAYCLOSED

CONTACT US

CUSTOMER SERVICE DIVISION
UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH LIBRARY,
JALAN UMS, 88400 KOTA KINABALU,
SABAH, MALAYSIA    
EMAIL: membership@ums.edu.my

What is Information Literacy

Set of abilities to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. (ALA 1989)

Why should you attend?

  • To develop effective literature search strategies.
  • To manage citation methods with Mendeley.

Who should attend?

  • Undergraduate/Diploma/Foundation students
  • Postgraduate students
  • New Staff

What are the offered modules?

  • Module 1 (Undergraduate)
    Basic Library Reference Materials
  • Module 2
    Online Public Access Catalog  (OPAC)
  • Module 3
    Online Database
  • Module 4
    Mendeley: Reference Management Tools
  • Module 5
    Turnitin: Plagiarism Detection Tool

What is Information Literacy

To participate, please register at the Reference Counter or email:

Learning & Training Division (KK)Labuan International Campus Branch Library
Medical and Hospital LibrarySandakan Campus Branch Library
Whatapp: 088320232
libet@ums.edu.my
Whatapp: 0132456240
librarykal@ums.edu.my
Whatapp: 088329055 
medlib@ums.edu.my
Whatapp: 01126204313
pumsks@ums.edu.my

To participate, please register by filling this form.