Kolej Universiti Metropolitan Kuala Lumpur

Kolej Universiti Metropolitan Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMUC) is a progressive and innovative higher learning institution with seven distinctive faculties. Established in 1991, KLMUC currently offers Diploma and Degree programmes that inculcate real world practice as a pathway to professional success.

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Library Ungku Aziz Resource Centre

The library was first set up in 1991 under the Cosmopoint International College of Technology (Cosmopoint) in Wisma Sachdev, Jalan Raja Laut. Since its establishment in 1991, it has continued sharing and providing various services and information to college communities in educating a wide area of academic specialization. Now, the Cosmopoint International College of Technology Library has changed its name as Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMUC) Library.

The library has a floor area of approximately 4000 sq ft. which can accommodate 184 users at one time. Its main function is to serve the students as well as the staff of KLMUC. The library holds approximately around 2,500 titles comprising books, periodicals, CD-ROMS, etc. The collections cover the subjects offered by the faculties which include Management, Business, Marketing, Accounting, Computer Science, Information Technology, Fine Arts, etc.

• Library Membership

All KLMUC staff and students are automatically members and eligible to use library services and facilities.

Library Opening Hours
• Main Library

Day Time

Mondays - Fridays 8.00 am - 8.00 pm
2 nd & 4 th Saturdays of the Month 8.00 am - 1.00 pm
1 st & 3 rd Saturdays of the Month Close
Sundays & Public Holidays Close

Loan Eligibility

Category Eligibility
Diploma / Bachelor 3 Copies / 2 Weeks
Support Staff / Temporary 3 Copies / 2 Weeks
Academic Staff / Tutor / Professional 5 Copies / 2 Weeks

Loan Rules
• General Rules

Borrowers are to produce their library cards when borrowing library materials. No books or library materials may be brought out of the Library until the loan has been recorded. Unauthorised removal of library materials is regarded as a very serious offence. Library materials borrowed must be returned on or before the due date. The normal loan period for books is two weeks. The Library, however, may fix varying loan periods for different types of materials or users as it deems fit. All borrowers must, at the end of each semester, settle any overdue loans before they are permitted to borrow again.

• Overdue books

Books must be returned by the due date or earlier if recalled by the Librarian. Failure to return a book by the date specified will be treated as a serious offence.

• Fines

Fines imposed on borrowers for late return of books is 50 sen per day per item for books.

• Loss and Damage

Borrowers will be held responsible for materials out on loan. If the materials are lost, an immediate report should be made to the Librarian to enable appropriate action to be taken. A borrower is allowed to either replace the book lost or damaged by purchasing it himself or requesting the Library to replace it. If the latter alternative is chosen, the borrower will have to pay twice the market price of the book. All books replaced in this manner must be of the latest edition. If the book is one of a set or series, borrowers may be called upon to replace the whole set or series.

General Library Rules and Regulations ^

1. Smoking is not permitted in the Library.
2. Consumption of food and drinks is not permitted in the Library.
3. No bags, umbrellas, parcel, etc, except files and books may be brought into the Library. Adequate storage facilities are provided at the entrance to the Library.
4. On leaving the Library, all users are required to produce all books and items for inspection prior to be taken out of the Library.
5. Silence must be observed strictly in the Library.
6. Reservation of seats is not permitted. Books and other articles left for any length of time on chairs and tables may be removed by the library staff.
7. Pets are not to be taken into the Library.
8. Users must be decently dressed and conduct themselves properly in the Library.
9. The Library staff on duty has the right to request a user to leave the premises if he is found to be violating any of the Library rules.
10. Official time for determining fines on overdue books and for other purposes will be determined by the library staff at the counter services.
11. The Chief Librarian is empowered to withhold use of Library facilities for any infringement of these rules.
12. The Library will not be held responsible for the loss or misplacement of personal belongings.
13. The Chief Librarian may amend the Library Rules and Regulations as and when necessary.

Notes: The main purpose of these rules is to safeguard the common interest of all users and to enable the Library to carry out its functions as efficiently as possible.

Infringement and Penalties

The following are fines imposed on infringement of the Library Rules

No. Infringement Penalty

1. Stealing/damaging library materials
• Suspension of membership for 1 semester
• Fine not exceeding RM200.00
2. Leaving books on the table/messing with the shelves Suspension of membership for 4 weeks for first offence and 8 weeks for second offence
3. Displace of and improper use of furniture /equipment
4. Eating/drinking and/or smoking
5. Making noise/having discussions and using cellular phones
6. Misuse of computer facilities/terminals
7. Misuse of other library facilities and services
8. Damaging equipment/ audio visual material
9. Loss of any library property whilst being used by/in possession of user
a) A fine equivalent to cost of material plus processing fees

b) Replacing lost item with equivalent material plus processing fees

Notes: The main purpose of the penalties is to safeguard the common interest of all users and to enable the Library to carry out its functions as efficiently as possible.

Services and Facilities

Library Services and Circulation Services

Circulation Services include Loan, Renewal, Reservation and Membership.

Loan Services

1. General Collection
Books from General Collection can be borrowed at Circulation Counter. Borrowing privileges for the various categories of users are as follows:-

Category Eligibility
Diploma / Bachelor 3 Copies / 2 Weeks
Support Staff / Temporary 3 Copies / 2 Weeks
Academic Staff / Tutor / Professional 5 Copies / 2 Weeks

2. Serial Collection
All Serial Collections are for reference within the library.

3. Reference Materials
All materials are for reference in the library only.

4. Audio-visual Materials
All audio-visual materials are to be used in the Library. Arrangements can be made at the Circulation Counter.

5. Thesis / Project Report
Theses / Project Reports are to be used in the Library and are not allowed to be taken out of the library. Photocopying is not allowed.

• Renewal Services
Renewal is possible if the item is not reserved or recalled by another user. An item can only be renewed twice.

• Request Services
Library users can reserve an item that is on loan to another user. Once returned, the item on hold will be kept for 7 days, after which it will be given to the next person on the list or returned to the shelf.

Library Facilities

1. Carrel
62 carrels are available for users.

2. Wireless Internet
The entire Library building is WiFi enabled. Those with laptops/notebooks wishing to access the internet are required to register at the Counter.

3. Lockers
There are 64 lockers available for users. Users may keep their belongings in the lockers located outside the library entrance.

4. IT Section
There are 49 PCs equipped with internet connection for users to use.

Library Collections

The library has a vast collection of materials which can be borrowed or used within the library.

1. General Book Collection
The general book collection consists of text-books, books for leisure reading, etc. This collection includes materials in various subject areas. The books are arranged on shelves according to the class number, A -Z.

2. Online Databases and E-Books
The library web site provides a link to the online database and e-books available on the internet. The online database and e-books provide a wide variety of relevant information of the current issues, research and publications that assist users in completing their theses, project papers, assignments, etc.

3. Newspapers
The Library subscribes to the following printed newspapers:

• The Star
• The Sun
• Utusan Malaysia

The newspapers are placed on the racks at the counter. Users can request the newspapers from the library staff. The back issues of these newspapers are kept in the library. Requests to use them should be made at the counter.

4. Audio-Visual Materials
This collection comprises a variety of CD-ROMs. Requests to use them should be made at the counter.

5. Reference Collection

This collection consists primarily of:
• Dictionaries and encyclopaedias
• Annual Reports

Books in this collection have the red tag at the spine of the books. Reference materials are non-circulating and are to be used within the library only.

6. Theses/Project Reports
This collection comprises theses and dissertations of final year students' project papers.

7. Magazines

The Library subscribes to the following magazine:

• Majalah PC
• Remaja
• Fokus

All the magazines are to be used within the library only.

Digital Information Sources

Classification of Library Materials

Arrangement of Materials on the Shelves
Materials are arranged alphabetically by the class number, A-Z.

Call Number
Each material in the library is given a call number. The call number indicates the location of the materials on the shelf. It consists of the following:

• Subject
• Classification of Subject
• Classification by area, format, etc, if any
• Number based on the main entry i.e. the author's or title's first letter
• Year of publication, if required
• Volume/Unit number, if any

Example : DS599 K8G973
DS Subject (History)
599 Subject classification (Malaysian History)
K8 Classification of subject by area (Kuala Lumpur)
G973 Author's entry number

Mini Auditorium
Equipped with cushion seats, multimedia equipment and is air conditioned to provide students the comfort of attending seminars and major presentations.

Lecture Rooms
They are spacious and equipped with LCD projectors for multimedia presentations and computer-based learning experiences.

Conference Room
Practical and spacious with multimedia facilities for students to conduct meetings, discussion and tutorials.

Library - Cyber Zone
Students can do online research and gather information fast using broadband Internat access.

Within a 4000 sq ft of resource space, there are approximately 2,500 titles of references to choose from.

Laboratory No
Accommodation Students Accommodation

KLMUC's accommodations are located close to amenities such as shops, mosques, restaurants and clinics which are easily accessible via almost all modes of transportation. We provide students from high-end to low cost accommodations of their choice.


The hostels are guarded by security personnel on a 24-hour basis. The guards are stationed at the main entrance with regular patrolling intervals on the hostel grounds.

Students can focus on their studies in a safe environment and enjoy the opportunity to interact with their fellow house mates who are also students of KLMUC and Cosmopoint. This will also inculcate team work and improve communication skills. Male and female students are housed in separate units.

Currently, KLMUC provides accommodation to more than 200 students with each accommodation unit providing a comfortably spacious housing for 3-12 students. The following are the standard facilities provided at the hostel:

1. Comfortable beds
2. Study tables and chairs
3. Cupboards/wardrobes
Clinic No
Sports Gymnasium
Modern exercise equipment for students who need a good workout.
Scholarships No
Foreign Contacts The International Student Office has a commitment to deliver - the provision of dedicated services in supporting and assisting international students throughout their studies here. Our office has welcomed students from many different lands in all these years, serving people of various nationalities and cultures.,

We strongly believe in giving our international students the kind of experiences they would be proud to bring home, and to have these wonderful moments shared with their family members, friends and relatives. This would, in turn, create a good impression about the country and its people. What is important is the ambassadorial role these students become a part of, especially when they feel at home while living and studying here, which in the end, would be beneficial to our present and future international students.

Services offered here include:

Immigration Matters

Malaysian Immigration Law require universities/colleges to meet ALL foreign students at the Immigration Checkpoint at the airport. They will not allow students to enter the country without a college representative present at the checkpoint.
You MUST INFORM the INTERNATIONAL STUDENT OFFICE (ISO) of your arrival details (by fax or email), at least 1 WEEK before your arrival. If you fail to do so, we would not be able to guarantee that we will meet you at the airport.

Airport Pickup

Once we have received your arrival details, our staff will meet you at the Immigration Checkpoint and assist you with the immigration clearance. Please do not arrange to have your friends or relatives pick you at the airport. You can arrange to meet them after we have settled your entry into the country and your accommodation arrangements.

Accommodation Check-in

The Student Support Services Department provides the necessary support and assistance with your accommodation needs. The rooms are furnished with items such as beds, mattresses, study tables, chairs, fans and cupboards. For hygienic reasons, please bring your own bed sheets and pillow covers. Things that are not provided can easily be bought from the shops around the University or Metro Campuses.

Banking & Currency Exchange

The International Student Office will help make arrangements for you to change your money to local currency. You can apply to open a Bank Account after the Student Pass has been endorsed in your passport by the Malaysian Immigration Department. Please bring sufficient cash for daily living expenses for the first month while waiting for your Student Pass to be endorsed.

General Information for International Students

KLMUC, an MSC-Status University College is a renowned and independent educational institution in Malaysia. KLMUC extends the Malaysian hospitality to international students from all over the world. Under the umbrella of our student body, the International community consists of more than five hundred students from regions such as China, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Turkey, Singapore and the Middle East. The number of foreign students in KLMUC is increasing from year to year.

We have long recognized that international students provide a unique flavour to the overall educational experience for themselves as well as to the local student community. Hence, it is our innate duty to ensure that international students receive only the best educational experience. Most of KLMUC's internationally recognized Diploma and Degree programmes are identical in curriculum and assessment as those conducted overseas.

The following are the application procedures for International Students who wish to enrol into KLMUC.
1. Complete the application form and attach the following documents:
• A certified true copy of your Certificate/Diploma
• A certified true copy of your academic transcripts
• 2 sets of your photocopied passport (all pages)
• 6 copies of coloured passport- sized photographs (Blue Background)
• Release letter from your previous university/college (for applicants who are currently studying at a different university/college in Malaysia)
• Visa processing fee of RM 1,650 in the form of a bank draft payable to Cosmopoint Sdn Bhd
• Applicants above 25 years of age must submit a letter or bank statement from your sponsor or your own bank statement if you are self-sponsored.

2. Submit the application form and documents to the marketing representative/department at feedback@klmu.edu.my (International Students). After the selection by the Application Process Committee, the University College will send an offer letter/package to successful students.
Alumni Details KLMU Corporate Communication Department is pleased to inform you that KLMU is currently updating the Alumni profile and database.

KLMU Alumni cordialy invites you to register your particulars in the Alumni Record Form.

For further inquiries, kindly fill in the Alumni Feedback Form.

Thank you.

Email us at: enquiry@emgs.com.my

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