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DATABASES ON TRIAL AND LIBRARY NEWS


DATABASES ON TRIAL

             CABI’s Crop Protection Compendium; Horticulture Compendium; Nutrition and Food Sciences
                 Trial until 31 August 2018

A trial access is available for all UTAR staff and students from now till 31st August 2018 to the following CABI’s databases:

CABI’s Crop Protection Compendium
The Crop Protection Compendium (CPC) provides verified scientific information on more than 10,000 pests, pathogens and weeds affecting agriculture, horticulture and forestry worldwide, many of them of quarantine and economic importance.

CABI’s Horticulture Compendium
The Horticulture Compendium (HC) provides verified detailed scientific information on over 250 temperate, tropical and subtropical horticultural food crops covering entire production chain from growth biology and ecology to postharvest; nutritional value, trade and food safety.

CABI’s Nutrition and Food Science
Nutrition and Food Sciences covers the whole food chain from the raw ingredients to the physiological and health effects of nutrients. The content includes 78,000+ full text records from journals, proceeding, and review articles, 1.5 million bibliographic records, as well as news articles. The coverage is worldwide from 1973 to present.

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LIBRARY NEWS
           Library Closed for Public Holidays

Please be informed that both the Main Library (Kampar Campus) and the Mary KUOK Pick Hoo Library (Sungai Long Campus) will be closed for the following holidays:

22 August 2018 (Wednesday) : Hari Raya Haji
31 August 2018 (Friday) : National Day

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Posted date : 7 August 2018


           Invitation to Westlaw Training (Kampar Campus)

We cordially invite you to attend Westlaw training organized by the Library. Details are as follows:

Title : Westlaw Training
Date : 15th August 2018 (Wednesday)
Time : 11.00 – 12.00pm (1 hour)
Venue : IDK8, Block I, Kampar Campus



Please register now. You may click this link or scan the QR Code in the poster.

Posted date : 2 August 2018


           Invitation to InCites Journal Citation Reports Training (SL Campus)

We cordially invite you to attend InCites Journal Citation Reports training organized by the Library. Details are as follows:

Title : InCites Journal Citation Reports Training
Date : 8th August 2018 (Wednesday)
Time : 10.00 – 11.30am (including Q&A)
Venue : Computer Laboratory KB403, 3A Floor, KB Block, SL Campus



Please register now. You may click this link or scan the QR Code in the poster.

Posted date : 26 July 2018


           Register and Access the Times Higher Education Anywhere and Anytime

Please be informed that you can now access the Times Higher Education (THE) easily from your desktop and smart phone.

Create THE Account at the THE homepage:
Please register for the THE account and with this account you can access all the THE online content, THE Digital Editions and THE APP without any restrictions.

To register, just follow these steps:
a) Go to the UTAR Library's website at http://library.utar.edu.my
b) Click on E-Journals under Digital Library
c) Click on Times Higher Education
d) At the THE homepage, create a THE account by clicking on the “Register” button.
Reminder: It is compulsory to use your UTAR email address when creating the THE account.

To Access Digital Editions of THE through the THE homepage:
a) Click on the “PROFESSIONAL” header on the THE homepage and then select “Digital Editions
b) Once you click on “Digital Editions” you can than select the issues you would like to view.

To Access THE APP using your smart phone (iOS/ Android/ Kindle Fire):
a) Download the THE app from your app store.
b) Select “UK edition” or “Global Edition”
c) You have to log-in using your THE account that was created in the THE homepage in order to view THE APP.
d) To log-in, click on icon at the top right hand corner and select “Account” and then in account select “Existing THE account”
e) Enter your user name and password of your THE account.
f) Once logged in, you will be able to select and view issues of the THE.

Please refer to the attachment for details on access or contact our Librarian at the Reference Desk if you have any enquiries:

Kampar Campus: 05-4688888 ext. 2539
Sungai Long Campus: 03-90860288 ext. 702


Posted date : 8 February 2018


           Gentle Reminder: NO Reservation of Seats in the Library

This is a gentle reminder that reservation of seats in the Library is not permitted. According to the Library’s Rules and Regulations, belongings left on tables and chairs for more than 30 minutes may be removed by Library staff. The Library will not be responsible for any loss or damage to personal items left in the Library.

Your cooperation on this matter is greatly appreciated.

Posted date : 21 February 2017


           Update Library Account Contact Details

The Library seeks your cooperation to update your email address and mobile phone number in your library account in the Virtua Library System. For step-by-step instruction on how to update your contact details, please click on the guide.

Why is it important to update your contact details?




To allow you to receive email alerts on the due date of a book you had borrowed. This is to avoid incurring overdue fines.
The Library System will automatically send you an email reminder 3 days before a book is due.


Once the book is overdue, another 5 courtesy overdue emails will be sent to your email account every alternate day.


If your book is overdue, you will not be able to renew the book online. You must come to the Library to pay the overdue fine before you can borrow any books from the Library.


However, you are advised not to rely on email reminders/overdue notices as they are just courtesy reminders. Non-receipt of library reminder notices cannot be used as an excuse to request for waiver/reduction of library charges/fines.

For more information on how to update your contact details, please see our Reference Librarian during library opening hours.

Posted date : 2 February 2017


           Day Use Lockers Available at the Main Library, Kampar Campus

The Library has provided 50 lockers for use by library patrons. This is available without any charges but on a first come first served basis.

The keys can be obtained from the library staff on duty at the check-point. To make use of these lockers, users have to surrender their student/staff Identification cards. ID cards will be retained until the keys are returned. Users who lose the locker keys will be fined RM20.00.

Please take note that any items left overnight in the lockers will be removed and sent to the Department of Safety and Security (DSS).

Posted date : 1 December 2015


           Document Delivery Service for Staff with Research Projects Registered at UTAR and
               all Postgraduate Students

The Library is pleased to announce that to enhance our Document Delivery Service, staff with research projects registered at UTAR and all postgraduate students can now obtain free copies of articles/papers that have to be purchased from another library.

Maximum number of paid articles per year, subject to approval :


PhD students (Registered as UTAR Student) – 2 paid articles
Masters students (Registered as UTAR Student) – 1 paid article

However, this does not apply to those having research projects with special funding for Document Delivery Service (DDS).

For copies of articles/papers where the Library can obtain without any payment, there is no specified limit.

Procedure For Request
Staff with research projects registered at UTAR and all postgraduate students may request online for copies of articles/papers. If a copy of the article/paper has to be purchased, the Library will request the staff or postgraduate student concerned to obtain relevant approval:



Staff with research projects registered at UTAR have to obtain approval from the Principal Investigator
Postgraduate students have to obtain approval from their supervisors

Upon obtaining approval, the Library will proceed to purchase the article/paper for the requestor.

Please email to library@utar.edu.my if you require further information.

Posted date : 12 June 2015


 

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