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The Help Desk operates during the following hours:

Dates Mondays - Fridays Saturdays- Sundays Public Holidays
3 May - 31 July 2022 9.30am - 9.30pm 10.00am - 5.30pm 10.00am - 5.30pm

Quick Facts

 

Established: 1987, moved to the New University Building in 2015
Serving: Serves Sunway University and Sunway College and years 11-12 of Sunway International School. Provides reciprocal borrowing privileges to Monash University Malaysia staff and students
Mission : To support teaching, learning, and research efforts of the academic community at Sunway University and Sunway College KL
Quality Initiative: Accredited to ISO9001:2015
Area: Three levels: 72,000 sq. ft
Membership:
(31 Dec 2020)

21,190 students and 664 staff from Sunway University, Sunway College KL and Sunway International School, 478 reciprocal borrowers from Monash University Malaysia campus

Seating: 1,300 users at any one time [755 seats to comply with Pandemic SOP].
Usage (2021) 89,782  entries
20,472 loans, 1,402 renewals
1,149,420 electronic articles downloaded
819,759 electronic books viewed
 
  Library Staff
Number: 32 professional, technical and other support staff
Graduate staff: 19 graduate staff 
 
     

Library Collection

 

 

Library Collection
(As at 31 December 2021)

 
Printed Books: 111,204 titles
E-Books: 229,299 titles
Printed Serials: 86 titles on subscription
E-Serials: 71,356 titles
E-databases: 174 online databases
Audiovisual items: 8,951 items    
Annual reports: 1,435 volumes
Bound Serials: 5,404 volumes    
Others: 13,353 items
 
"Others" include CD-ROMs and other very small collections (maps, globes, etc.).

Services and Facilities

The Sunway Campus Library is fully automated since July 1999.
- The Library system is called "SirsiDynix Symphony ".
- "Library Catalogue" (Library's OPAC: Online Public Access
Catalogue), is web-based.
- Discovery service, SearchAll

LIBRARY SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Loan Services
- Library orientation and tours
- Information Skills workshops
- Help Desk
- DocDel (document delivery) services
- Access to e-databases from within and outside the campus
- Renewals & Reservations Online: from within and outside the campus
- Academic Language Learning Service (ALLS)
- Homepage
- Shelf guides online
- Library and subject guides
- Exam papers online
- FAQs online
- Online listing of new titles added monthly
- Online tutorials
- Online reading lists
   
   
Access to Electronic Resources From Other Universities  
   

Access For Victoria University Students
- E-databases from Victoria
University Australia
- Online exam papers

 

 

Access For Reciprocal Members (On-site)
- E-Resources from Monash University

   

 

LIBRARY FACILITIES INCLUDE:

- Computer facilities: 115 wired PCs for assignments and surfing.
- Instructional Lab
- Printing (4 printers)
- Wireless access in the Library.
- Viewing Zone: to view VCDs and DVDs for coursework or leisure.
- Training Room 1 & 2(Both sound-proofed).
+ Both can be reserved for group viewing.
- Conference Room
- Collaborative Areas
- Group Project Pods
- Silent Zone
- CCTV to protect users and library collection
- Self-checkout machines
- Book-drop for self check-in/return
- Extended Hour Study Area

Document No. WP/016 

Issue 5 

8 March 2022