Lending Terms & Conditions

General terms for lending
Only registered patrons are allowed to borrow library material. Lending cannot be made by patrons who had their membership suspended. Patron membership may get suspended due to a number of reasons such as unpaid fine, over limit lending, unreturned materials as the due date stated, discipline action taken to patrons or suspended from the university.

Open shelve collections
All patrons may lend materials from the open shelves collections depending on their category of membership. Patrons may renew their loaned materials 2 times in a row depending on the noted terms and conditions.

Red Spot collections
All patrons may lend this materials for 1 day only.  All Red Spot collections must be returned  on the next corresponding day.

SPP Service
This service is provided only to academicians and post degree students. Other staff or patrons required to request by approval from their own department head or unit supervisor. They also need to have approval for the payment of photocopies, posts, telephone bills, facsimiles, internet access and other getting.

Loan Eligibility

Categories Open Shelve Collection References & Media Collection Red Spot Collection
Undergraduate/Diploma Student 10 items / 14 days 2 items / 7 days 1 item per day
Post Graduate Student 15 items / 30 days 2 items / 7 days 1 item per day
Academic Staff 20 items / 90 days 2 items / 7 days 2 item per day
Non-Academic Staff 8 items / 14 days 2 items / 7 days 1 item per day
Part-time Academic Staff 10 items / 14 days
Part-time Non-Academic Staff 4 items / 14 days
Institutional 4×2 / 14 days
UNITEM Students 2 items / 14 days
Public Personal 3 items / 14 day
School Students Personal 2 items / 14 days

Overdue Fines
The amount of overdue fines are stated below :

Open Shelve Collection

First Week RM0.10 per day
Second and subsequent weeks RM0.20 per day (without maximum limit)

Red Spot Collection

Per Day RM0.50 per day
First Week RM15.00 per day
Second Week RM20.00 per day
Third Week RM25.00 per day
More than 4 week RM30.00 per day

References & Media Collection
RM1.00 per day

Fines compounded to lost or damaged materials
The patron will be required to pay the price of the lost or damaged material. The payment amount is based on the highest amount between the current price for the material and the price that the library pays for it during acquisitions. In addition to that, he/she will have to pay the reprocessing fee of RM25.00 per item.

Fine compounded to lost or damaged materials which had no price attached to it.

Local books/materials
Pay approximately a maximum of RM50.00 and reprocessing fee of RM25.00 per item.

Imported books/materials
Pay approximately a maximum of RM150.00 and reprocessing fee of RM25.00 per item.