2020

Westlaw Asia Planned Maintenance Notice - October 17 2020Westlaw Asia Planned Maintenance Notice - October 17 2020

15 October 2020

Please be advised that there will be maintenance performed on Westlaw Asia from 9am to 5pm Malaysia time on Saturday, the 17th of October 2020.


Library Closure Announcement: 14 October – 27 October 2020Library Closure Announcement: 14 October – 27 October 2020

13 October 2020

The Malaysian Government has enforced a Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Selangor effective 14 October to 27 October 2020. As such, our Main Campus in Sunway City will be shut from 9pm, 13 October 2020.


Alumni databases: Click on Login to OpenAthens button before searchingAlumni databases: Click on "Login to OpenAthens" button before searching

17 August 2020

From Monday August 17 alumni users will be moving to the OpenAthens service to access the databases available to them. The Alumni Databases page will be updated to include a "Login to OpenAthens" button. This logging in first will give alumni an improved experience in Search.


Access to the Library's print collections

30  July 2020

Monash users can browse the collection however all users are encouraged to “Request Online” via the library catalogue.


Access to Library and Learning Commons

27 July 2020

Effective 27th July 2020, the Library will open in compliance with the Campus Resumption Plan and related SOPs.

Opening Hours: 8.00am - 5.00 pm (Monday to Friday). Closed on weekends and public holidays.

  • Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 and Level 3 Expansion will be open with controlled access through Entrance Level 1.
  • Create and Engage spaces will be open with access through Building 9, Level 3.
  • No access to physical collections (i.e. the physical books.)
  • All other services and programs, including student consultations will be online.

SearchSystem upgrade 26-29 July 2020

16 July 2020

Search will be offline on Sunday 26 July from 7:00pm to 9:00pm for scheduled system maintenance. During this period, you won't be able to use the following services:

  • check availability information on physical items
  • have access to any electronic items
  • to place a hold and
  • to view or renew your loans via Search

You may experience slow response time until Wednesday 29 July. If you need any assistance please contact library staff at mum-lib-contact@monash.edu.


Update for Monash Reciprocal MembersUpdate for Monash Reciprocal Members

12 May 2020

In view of the Conditional Movement Control Order and the practice of social distancing, Sunway Campus Library had to reduce the number of seats available in the Library with access given to only Sunway University students. As a result, Sunway Campus Library  management informed the University that Monash reciprocal members are not allowed access to the Sunway Campus Library until further notice.

We greatly appreciate your cooperation in this matter.


Research Data Management (RDM) module 2 is live!Research Data Management (RDM) module 2 is live!

12 May 2020

MUM Library is pleased to announce the launch of RDM Module 2, enhancing MUM specific e-learning resources to support researchers at point of need.

Research Data Management (RDM)
Module 2: Data Management for Responsible Research

This interactive module covers the notion of Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), connects you to the Research Lifecycle and allows you to explore aspects of effective data management pertaining to compliance, working data and post project considerations.


Library Annual Report 2019 is available onlineLibrary Annual Report 2019 is available online

4 May 2020

The Library Annual Report 2019 is now available online.

With special thanks to Thamarai R. Rathenam and Nik Ahmad Iskandar for their hard work and dedication to publish the Annual Report on time.

Read more about the Library’s performance, achievements and impact at:
https://www.monash.edu.my/library/about/reports/annual-reports


Information Search Skills : New Online TutorialInformation Search Skills : New Online Tutorial

22 April 2020

The Library is excited to launch its latest online tutorial (developed with Captivate) on "Information Search Skills".

We invite you to discover this resource and explore techniques that will help students retrieve relevant information for academic assignments.


Research Data Management (RDM) module is going live!Research Data Management (RDM) module is live!

14 April 2020

MUM Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new e-learning resource to meet researchers and HDR students at their point of need.

Research Data Management (RDM)
Module 1: What is Research Data?

This module is a stand-alone e-learning resource to support research needs of Monash Malaysia researchers and the wider research community. It introduces the basic concepts and definitions of research data.


Library Research and Learning Skills VideosLibrary Research and Learning Skills Videos

14 April 2020

The Library is pleased to provide access to a suite of research and learning skills videos. They are available to all academic staff and students anywhere, anyplace and any time at point of need.

Topics covered include: Academic Integrity and Citing and Referencing, Information Search Skills, Academic Writing, Writing Literature Reviews and Presentation Skills.

For other online resources, please visit our e-learning resources page.


Library Closure during Movement Control Order (MCO)Library Closure during Movement Control Order (MCO)

Updated 10 April 2020

The Malaysian Government has imposed a Movement Control Order since 18 March 2020. In compliance with the MCO directive, the Library and Learning Commons (main campus) and the Clinical School Library (Johor Bahru) will remain closed until further announcement is made by the University.

Any books due during this period will not incur any overdue fines.

For any enquiries and assistance, please contact mum-lib-contact@monash.edu.


RSD initiativeRSD initiative

7 April 2020

To mark the end of the RSD initiative as a campus strategy, the Library contributed a comprehensive report which highlights the RSD adoption and dissemination phases, milestones, key accomplishments and impact between the years 2016 and 2019.

Read more


We're here to support you!We're here to support you!

3 April 2020

If you need help with your studies or assignments, you can now consult online through Zoom to get expert advice from a learning skills adviser or a liaison librarian.

Find our Librarians and Learning Skills Advisers here https://www.monash.edu.my/library/need-help/people/school-liaisons and contact them. They will schedule a Zoom session to assist you with your research and learning.


MONASH MALAYSIA LIBRARY: YOUR PARTNER ON THE RESEARCH JOURNEYMONASH MALAYSIA LIBRARY: YOUR PARTNER ON THE RESEARCH JOURNEY

3 April 2020

While we are working from home, we are available to assist you with your research.

Contact us at mum-lib-researchservices@monash.edu to schedule

  • Zoom consultations on research data management and related topics
  • Short online and interactive presentations on managing data, publishing strategies and research metrics

Library Closure Announcement: 18 March – 14 April 2020

Updated 26 March 2020

The Malaysian Government has imposed a Movement Control Order effective 18 March - 14 April 2020. In complying with this order, Monash University Malaysia Library and Learning Commons and the Clinical School Library, Johor Bahru will be closed for this period.

Any books due during this period will not incur any fines.

For any enquiries and assistance, please contact mum-lib-contact@monash.edu.


WelcomeWelcome to Monash University Malaysia Library!

23 March 2020

Whether you are a returning student or new to Monash, I wish you a very warm welcome!
In light of COVID19 developments and Malaysia’s Movement Control Order, both Library & Learning Commons and Clinical School Library will remain closed until further notice. Nonetheless we have aligned the library resources, programs and services to cater for the needs of students and staff in the most effective manner, and to limit disruptions as the campus goes fully online.


Document Delivery Service: temporary suspension

20 March 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 and the closure of the campus, we are suspending the Document Delivery Service. The Campus is closed and is not accessible to both staff and students for collection of the documents. Please contact us directly at mum-lib-inforesources@monash.edu if you have an urgent request and we will endeavor to assist you as best as we can given the current situation.

Library Insync survey 2019  action planLibrary Insync survey 2019 action plan

20 February 2020

The Library Insync survey conducted by Monash University Australia in September 2019 across all Monash campuses brought positive results on Monash Malaysia Library’s performance. The Library recorded an encouraging overall score of 75.0 %, which represents an increase of 4.3% since the 2017 survey.

Click here to view the Library’s response to the survey and action plan.


Discussion Room LIBCAL Booking System UpgradeDiscussion Room LIBCAL Booking System Upgrade

3 February 2020

The discussion room booking system has been upgraded to LibCal Spaces with new enhanced features to improve user experience.

Check out the new interface and book your room online through LibCal now!


System upgrade 19-23 JanuarySystem upgrade 19-23 January

16 January 2020

Search will be offline on Sunday 19 January from 7:00pm to 9:00pm for scheduled system maintenance. During this period, you won't be able to use the following services:

  • check availability information on physical items
  • have access to any electronic items
  • to place a hold and
  • to view or renew your loans via Search