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Library User Guide: Borrow & Return

Loan Eligibility

The Sunway JB Library & Learning Commons collections are available for use by users during service hours. Loan of materials from the general collections is restricted to users with proper identification following the appended guidelines:

Note: 5 times renewal for student & staff

Find a Book on Shelf



The arrangement of books in the library is according to Library Congress Classification.

LCC has 21 main classes:

Class
Subject
A
General Works
B
Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
C
Auxiliary Sciences of History
D
World History and History of Europe
E
History of the Americas
F
History of the Americas
G
Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
H
Social Sciences
J
Political Science
K
Law
L
Education
M
Music
N
Fine Arts
P
Language and Literature
Q
Science
R
Medicine
S
Agriculture
T
Technology
U
Military Science
V
Naval Science
Z
Bibliography, Library Science, Information Resources

Help: If you have problems in locating a book or require more information, please ask for help at the Library Counter.

Renew a Book

Renewing your library materials is done through My Account.

  1. Access My Account
     
  2. Enter your User ID and Password to login
    Note:
    i). Your user ID is your Student ID / Staff Library ID
    ii). Default Password is 1234 (you are encouraged to change your password after the first log-in).
    iii). Click Login to proceed.

  3. Go to ‘My Account’ and click ‘Renew'

  4. Choose the item you want to renew and click ‘Renew Selected item ‘

  5. If the item has been successfully renewed, the new due date will be displayed as below.
    Note: Don’t forget to take note of the new due date.

 

Help: If you have problems in locating a book or require more information, please ask for help at the Library services counter. 

Tips for successful renewal
  1. Ensure that you receive a renewal response which shows you a new due date.
  2. Renewals are not accepted if:
  • Items are on hold or reserved by another user.
  • Items have already been renewed 5 times by the same user.
  • Your membership is about to expire or is already expired.
  1.  Please renew your items at least one day before the due date.

Reserve a Book

Reservation may be made at the Library Catalogue. Books in the library can be reserved online by users if all copies have been loaned out as shown in Location note e.g.  Due: Date.

  1. Click on the Place Hold button.

  2. Enter your Library User ID and PIN.

  3. Click on Place Hold.
  4. Click OK to close the screen.

Reminder

You will be notified to collect your Place Hold item within 3 days.

Late Return of library items

Fines are incurred on late returns (excluding of Sundays and Public Holidays) of borrowed items according to the followings:

Items Fine
Open shelf collection RM1.00 per day
Reference and reserve collection RM0.20 per hour

All overdue items (for more than 30 days) from any collection will be considered lost.

To pay overdue fine 

  1. Library staff will issue a payment slip to you.
  2. Kindly make your payment at Financial Services
  3. Bring the official receipt from Financial Services to the library counter to clear the fine from the library system.


To pay overdue fine for material still on loan

  1. Firstly, renew the involved item in the library system.
  2. Library staff will check with the library system and issue payment slip for the overdue item.
  3. Kindly make your payment at Financial Services
  4. Bring the official receipt from Financial Services to the library counter to clear the fine from the library system.
     
Reminder

• Further borrowing privileges will be suspended until overdue fines are settled.

 

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