Listed below are the categories of library members and their borrowing privileges
|English Language Courses||2 items|
|Certificate, Foundation, Diploma and Degree||4 items|
|Masters (full-time)||10 items|
|Masters (part-time)||6 items|
|Full-time Academic Staff||20 items|
|Part-time Academic Staff||10 Items|
|Administrative Staff||2 Items|
|Book Tags||Loan Period|
|Open - stack||7 days|
|Yellow - tagged books||3 days|
|Red - tagged books||1 day|
|Green - tagged books||4 months - For academic staff only|
|References, Current Periodicals, Bound Journals||To be used in the library|
|Students Projects (in Print Form or CD Rom Format)||To be used in the Library|
|CD ROMs||CD ROMs accompanying books can be borrowed with the same privileges book.|
- A member must produce his/her student card when borrowing materials.
- No items are to be taken out from the library unless a member of the library staff has issued them out to the borrower.
- The borrower must ensure that all library items in his/her possession have been issued out before he/she leaves the library.
- The borrower should ensure the items being borrowed out are in good condition. A member is fully responsible for any damage to items taken out in his/her name.
- Any attempt to borrow books with another member’s card will result in the card being confiscated.
- A member should not allow his/her student ID card to be used by another individual.
- A member who has reported the loss of his/her ID Card will be allowed entry if they produce some other form of identification as substitute. Members will be allowed a grace period of 14 days to obtain a replacement card.
An item will become overdue if it is not returned or renewed on or before the expiry date. Overdue items incur fines and borrowing privileges are blocked. A member’s account will remain suspended until the book(s)/items are returned and the fines settled.
The borrowers are responsible for keeping track of the due dates for returning or renewing library items irrespective of whether courtesy notices are sent or not.
|Type of Material||Loan Duration||Rates of Fines|
|Open - Stack (No Tag)||7 days||40 sen per day|
|Yellow - tagged books||3 days||RM1 per day|
|Red - tagged books||1 day||RM 3 per day|
|Green - tagged books (For Academic Staff only)||120 days||40 sen per day|
Accounts will be activated as soon as all overdue loans and fines are settled.
Lost / Damaged Books
- Lost items should be reported immediately so that fines will not continue to accumulate.
- A member has the option of replacing the lost item or paying for the lost item at the current market price.
- The cost of a damaged book depends on how seriously the damage is. If a loaned item is severely damaged, the student will have to replace the item or pay for the item at its current market price.
- For minor damages, the cost of repairing the book would be RM 12 for soft-cover books and RM 15 for hardcover titles.