Welcome to Universiti Tenaga Nasional Library.

Library Collection
Introduction
  • The Library has extensive resources of over 200,000 volumes of books, journals, printed and non-printed collections.
  • The collections are mostly open access, except for the AV (Audio-Visual) and thesis materials.
  • The collections are classified according to the Library of Congress Classification System.
  • These materials are placed on open shelves so that library users will have free access to these materials.
  • Other collections such as government documents, reference works, audiovisual materials, and other special resources are located in a special designated areas.
  • The Online Databases Collection include over 250,000 subscribed databases, e-journals, e-books, theses, student projects, research reports, etc. in full text.
Collection Policy
  • The library collection is guided by the Library Policy and Library Collection Development Code of Practice.
  • This policy ensures that the Library''s resources are aligned with the teaching and research strategies of the University.
  • This set of guidelines is used by the Library staffs in developing and maintaining the collections that matches the curriculum and research profiles of all academic disciplines of the entire university community.
  • It will also help users to understand better the reasons behind the Library’s decision on the selection and purchasing of library materials.
Type of Collection

A. Printed & Non-Printed Collection:

There are eight major collections:

 

1. Open Collection (OPEN) – Location: Level 4 and Level 5.
    • Comprises books in all subject areas which is open accessed and may be borrowed within the period specified in the schedule of “Loan Eligibility and Fines” for different category of users.

 

2. Reference Collection (REF) – Location: Level 2
      • Consists of reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, handbooks, guidebooks, atlases, yearbooks, bibliographies, indexes, abstracts, standards, gazetteers and others. These materials are for reference only.

 

3. Non-printed Collection (NONP) – Location: Level: 5
      • This collection comprises of materials such as DVD, videos, film strips, audio-cassettes, CDs and other non-printed materials.

 

4. Thesis Collection (THS) – Location: Level 5.
      • This collection comprises of materials such as theses, dissertations and scholarly publication.

 

5. Project papers (PRP) – Location: Level 5
      • This collection comprises of printed-materials other than books such as reports, guides and others.

 

6. Special Collection (SPC) – Location: Level: 5
      • Consists of Tenaga Nasional Berhad publications, archives, reports, unpublished seminar papers, government publications, act / statutes, manuscripts, thesis, monographs, past year examination papers, project papers and documents.

 

7. Bound Journals (BDJ) – Location: Level 4
      • Its consists of back issues journals in multidisciplines which are bound.

 

8. Serials Collection (SER) – Location: Level 4
      • Contains current and bound journals and magazines. These collections are for reference only.

B. Online Collection:

 

Uniten Institutional Repository.

 

Online Databases.

 

E-Book.

 

Other Online Educational Tools.
Classification

A. Classification Scheme:

Library materials are classified according to their subject headings and based on the Library of Congress Classification Scheme. The class number comprises of alpha numeric combination.

Summary of the classification system is as follows :

 

A GENERAL WORKS
B PHILOSOPHY, PSYCHOLOGY, RELIGION
B-D Philosophy
BF Psychology
BJ Ethics
BH Aesthetics
BL-BX Religion
C AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY
D HISTORY
E-F HISTORY OF AMERICA
G GEOGRAPHY, ANTHROPOLOGY, RECREATION
H SOCIAL SCIENCE
HA Statistic
HB-HJ Economics
HM-HX Sociology
J POLITICAL SCIENCE
K LAW
L EDUCATION
M MUSIC AND BOOKS ON MUSIC
N FINE ARTS
P LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
Q SCIENCE
QA Mathematics
QB Astronomy
QC Physics
QD Chemistry
QE Geology
QH-QR Biology
R MEDICINE
T TECHNOLOGY
Z LIBRARY SCIENCE

 

A. Call Number:

Each of the library material has a call number. The call number represents the location of the material on the shelf. It comprises the following components:

  • Subject
  • Subject Subdivision
  • Subject Subdivision by area, format, etc
  • Number based on the main entry
  • Publication date
  • Copy Number
General Information
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