MAJLIS AMANAH RAKYAT

(PERPUSTAKAAN)

About Us

About Us

Welcome to the official site of MARA's Library.

We provides various services such as borrowing and returning books, and references like books, newspaper, magazine. Emerald Insight, an online database system is also available for users' access to academic journals in the fields of management, business, education, library studies, health care and engineering. We also have red spot collections such as theses and annual reports in the Archive Centre.

Objectives

  • Develop a library collection adhering to the highest standards in catering to the needs of current and future users.
  • Provide complete, organized and updated library information to users in a conducive environment.
  • Provide infrastructure based on information and communication technology to facilitate and support knowledge acquisition and life-long learning.
  • Support SPMA and MQA requirement.

Client Charter

With great responsibility, we undertake to ensure that:-

  • Circulation services shall be completed within 1 minute.
  • Late notice of returning books shall be issued within the same day.
  • Returned library collections are shelved twice a day to promote quick and easy access.
  • Application for book acquisition shall be processed within 1 working day after the form is received.
  • Library collections shall be deposited within 2 weeks after received.

Rules and Regulations

  • Library allowed only for MARA's staffs and students.
  • A valid MARA staff or MARA student Identity card must be presented when borrowing any materials.
  • Breach of any library's regulations may result in the suspension of borrowing privileges.
  • Any change of personal information should be informed to the library's Staff at the Circulation Counter immediately.
  • All library's materials must be properly charged out at the Circulation Counter before the materials can be brought out from the library. Any infringement of this regulation may lead to disciplinary action.
  • Only library circulating materials are normally allowed to be charged out.
  • All charged out materials must be returned to the Circulation Counter on or before the due date. All charged out books may not be returned by mail.
  • Any defect, loss or damaged MKC material must be reported immediately to the library's staff on duty. Borrowers shall be held responsible for any loss, damage or disfigurement by writing or other marks while material is being charged, and shall be required to pay full cost of replacing of repairing such materials.
  • MARA staff members are responsible for returning all charged out materials before cessation of employment at library. MARA Students must return all charged out materials on withdrawal or on graduation from MARA Institutions.

Loan Rules

User Category Number of Book Duration
Administration Staff 4 2 Week
Full time Lecturer/Teacher 4 1 Month
Part time Lecturer/Teacher 2 2 Week
Student 4 2 Week

Collection

Open Shelf
  • The open stack collection consists of books and monographs of various subjects acquired to support knowledge, learning, teaching and research from all IPMa's.

Reference
  • Reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, directories and resource guides are available for internal reference only.

Red Spot in Archive
  • Collection of Theses, MARA History, Annual Report and Research Grants.

Magazine and Newspaper
  • Collection of local and overseas magazine and newspaper.

Online Resources
  • The Library subscribes to Emerald database can be accessed via the Library website.

News

Database Links

Links to other databases.

EMERALD INSIGHT

A database platform for various journals in the field of business, social, management and engineering.

LIBRARY PRESS DISPLAY by PRESS READER

A database loading virtual press by NewsPaperDirect, Canada. There are more than 3,300 newspaper titles including the world's top newspapers in the country (Malaysia). Users can access the full text in 60 different languages. Go to the URL and enter your email and password in the sign in space.
Username: nlm@library.pressdisplay.com
Password: welcome

MALAYSIAN THESES ONLINE

A list of a compiled collections from public academic universities & university colleges as well as private academic universities.

THE EDGE MALAYSIA

Username: hqlibrary@mara.gov.my
Password: MKC201922

Open Access Links

Directory of Open Access (DOAJ)

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Open Science Directory

Open Science Directory contains collections of Open Access Journals (full - partly) and journals in the special programs (Hinari, Agora). The most important collections are form BioMed Central. HighWire Press and PubMed Central (PMC).

Wiley Open Access

Wiley Open Access journals are supported by a network of authoritative journals and societies as well as internationally renowned editorial board members. Wiley Open Access publishes a number of online journals across biological, chemical and health sciences.

Springer Open Access

Springer Open access publications are freely and permanently avialable online to anyone with an internet connection.

Oxford Open

Collection of Oxford open access contains.

Taylor and Francis Open

Collection of Taylor and Francis open access contains.

Bentham Open

BENTHAM Open publishes a number of peer-reviewed, open access journals. These free-to-view online journals cover all major disciplines of science, medicine, technology and social sciences.

PQDT Open

PQDT Open provides free access to the full text of dissertations and theses.

ScienceDirect Open

Collection of ScienceDirect open access.

PDF Drive

Collections of search engine for PDF files about 75,000 ++ eBooks to download for free.

eBookBoon

Download free eBooks and textbooks.

Contact

Find us at MARA Knowledge Centre.

Location:

MARA Knowledge Centre
Majlis Amanah Rakyat Headquarter
Level 4, 21, Jalan MARA,
50609 Kuala Lumpur

Contacts:

Phone: 03-261 32422
Fax: 03-269 10075

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