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LIBRARY NEWS
           Library Events  Kampar Campus  23 - 26 Oct 2018

The Library is pleased to invite you to attend a series of activities at the Main Library, Kampar Campus. Details of this event:

Date : 23 – 26 Oct 2018
Time : 9.00 am till 5.00 pm
Venue : Main Library, Kampar Campus

Activities:

1. Popular Book Fair 23 – 26 Oct 2018, 9am-5pm, LG, Main Library
Highlight:
任海文《三字书》分享会 Author sharing session by Mr. Yam Hoy Mun
26 Oct 2018 12.30 - 2.00pm LG, Main Library

2. Online Resource Booths, 9am – 4pm, Ground Floor, Main Library
• 24 Oct 2018
✓ Access Engineering - eBooks
✓ EBSCOHost databases – eJournals, Conference Proceedings, eBooks
✓ EBSCO eBooks - eBooks
✓ Oxford Scholarship Online – eBooks & eJournals

• 25 Oct 2018
✓ ACM Digital Library – eJournals
✓ American Chemical Society ACS – eJournals
✓ CNKI – eJournals
✓ Emerald Journals
✓ IEEE/ IET - eJournals, Conference Proceedings
✓ SAGE Journals
✓ Scopus
✓ Springer - eBooks & eJournals

3. Online Resource Trainings, details as follows:

Do not miss out on the opportunity to discover more on e-resources that will be relevant to learning, teaching and research.

All are WELCOME!

See you on 23 October 2018, at the Main Library!


Posted date : 18 October 2018


           Turnitin Training for Instructor: Getting started with Turnitin (SL Campus)

Please be informed that the Library will be organizing Turnitin training for Instructor in SL Campus. Details are as follows:

Date : 26 October 2018 (Friday)
Time : 10.00-11.30am (1 hour 30 minutes)
Time : Computer Laboratory KB403, 3A Floor, KB Block, SL Campus
Trainer : Mr Ken Khor | Senior Sales Executive | Access Dunia

Training Requirement:


You must have your Turnitin account and remember the login and password. To ensure this, please login to your Turnitin account before proceed with the registration.














For those who do not have a Turnitin account/ forgot the login/ password, please approach your FGO Turnitin Administrator immediately:
✓ FCI - Ms Nagadewi nagadewi@utar.edu.my
✓ CFS-SL - Cik Salizah salizah@utar.edu.my
✓ FAM - Pn Farrah Nurdiana nurdiana@utar.edu.my
✓ FMHS - Ms Nur Syahirooh syahirooh@utar.edu.my
✓ LKC FES - Ms Tan Li Xian tanlx@utar.edu.my
✓ ICS - Ms Yeoh Shi Qian yeohsq@utar.edu.my
✓ Others - En Abdul Rahim rahimmh@utar.edu.my

Academic staff, especially supervisors/ instructors who manage student FYPs are welcome and encouraged to attend. You are encouraged to ask questions during the training session.

Seats are limited to 40 participants only, please click this link or scan the QR Code in the poster to register.



Posted date : 18 October 2018


           Library Closed for Public Holiday

Please be informed that in observance of the Sultan of Perak’s Birthday, the Main Library (Kampar Campus) will be closed on

Friday, 2 November 2018

Normal library opening hours will resume on Saturday, 3 November 2018.

The Mary KUOK Pick Hoo Library (Sungai Long Campus) will remain open as usual.

Posted date : 17 October 2018


           Library Closed for Public Holiday

Please be informed that in observance of Deepavali, both the Main Library (Kampar Campus) and the Mary KUOK Pick Hoo Library (Sungai Long Campus) will be closed on

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Normal library opening hours will resume on Wednesday, 7 November 2018.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Posted date : 17 October 2018


           Information Skills Programme for Trimester October 2018

The Information Skills programme is designed to help students search for information and optimize the use of library resources for their assignments and projects. This programme is available to all students doing their FINAL YEAR PROJECT as well as any other students who may be interested.

The programme consists of the following 6 modules:

1st week (2 hours) - (29 Oct 2018 – 2 Nov 2018)
Module 1: Information Search Strategies
Module 2: Effective Database Searching
Module 3: Evaluation of Web Resources

2nd Week (2 hours) - (5 Nov 2018 – 9 Nov 2018)
Module 4 : Plagiarism
Module 5: Referencing
Module 6 : Basic Mendeley


Each week is a two-hour session and these 6 modules are conducted over a period of 2 weeks from 29-Oct-2018 until 9-Nov-2018. To complete the programme, students have to attend all 6 modules.

The Library has scheduled the classes for both campuses. You are encouraged to register online or scan the QR Code in the posters as attached to register.


Kampar Campus (Please click here Kampar Registration Form to register)
Sg Long Campus (Please click here SL Registration Form to register)

You may also approach our Reference Librarian at the Reference Desk in the Main Library, Kampar and the Mary KUOK Pick Hoo Library, Sungai Long for registration.

Posted date : 15 October 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 : 30 August 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


           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


           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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