• Membership Open or Close

    All new students (excluding students from financial programmes) receive automatic library membership. They may start borrowing library materials immediately upon receiving their student ID cards. Students from the financial programmes students can apply for library membership with a valid deposit receipt.

    NOTE : There are different borrowing privileges for various collections. For details of borrowing privileges please refer to Loan Services.

  • Loan Services Open or Close

    All staff & students are eligible to borrow items from the Library and Learning Commons according to their Loan privileges.

    USERS Open Shelf, Accompanied Materials
    (DVDs, CDs)
    Lecturer's Copy Reserve Collection Exam Papers & References Magazines Audiovisual Materials
    Qty (Items) Load Period Qty (Items) Load Period Qty (Items) Load Period Qty (Items) Load Period Qty (Items) Load Period Qty (Items) Load Period
    Academic Staff Full
    Time
    10 30
    days
    10 180
    days
    3 7
    days
    1 4
    hours
    2 7
    days
    5 14
    days
    Part Time 5 14
    days
    5 180
    days
    3 7
    days
    1 4
    hours
    2 7
    days
    5 14
    days
    Administrative Staff 5 14
    days
    - - 1 4
    hours
    1 4
    hours
    2 7
    days
    5 7
    days
    Student Full
    Time
    3 7
    days
    1 4
    hours
    1 4
    hours
    1 4
    hours
    1 3
    days
    1 4
    hours
    Part Time

    NOTE : Renewal of up to 5 times are allowed for all users

     
  • Library Orientation and User Education Services Open or Close

    ORIENTATION

    An orientation briefing and tour will be arranged for new students to familiarise them with the Library & Learning Commons resources, facilities and services. Following the orientation session, the library also arranges for a hands on session for students to experience and explore the library online catalogue, manage their library account and access e- resources.

    USER EDUCATION

    The Library & Learning Commons also conducts Library Skills Classes for students. These classes are designed to equip the users with basic and advanced techniques for retrieving information from electronic databases and techniques for referencing purposes. Lecturers may also arrange for customised workshops for their students benefit.

  • Reference and Help Desk Open or Close

    The Help Desk of Sunway JB Library & Learning Commons serves the informational and reference needs of the entire College's library users.

    The Help Desk provides assistance in the areas of :

    Library Collections
    Electronic Resources
    Library Catalogue
    Locating Items in the Library
    Reference Materials
    Research Assistance
    General Computer Skills Assistance
    Location : Learning Commons (1st floor)

    Contact Details

    Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Tel : (607)3596880 ext 246/247

  • Plagiarism Prevention Services Open or Close

    Plagiarism Detection

    Turnitin is used by some programmes to check originality, review assignments to prevent possible plagiarism and to help students to improve their writing skills. Students can consult the library staff for instruction of use and referencing advice.

    Citation Guides

    Correct referencing is essential to avoid plagiarism. Harvard reference style is used within college.

    Students are required to follow the guide below to prepare citation for their assignments.

    Sunway JB Guide to Harvard Referencing

    Citation Manager Software

    To assist students in managing citations, students are encouraged to use CiteThisForMe: Harvard Referencing to organise, store, manage and create bibliographic references for books, articles and etc.

    For further support, please contact the library help desk.

  • Learning Support Open or Close

    Learning Support is a service to help students adapt to College learning as they develop their academic and English language skills.


    The learning support service provides assistance in the areas of:
    1. Research and writing skills 
    2. Citing and referencing to avoid plagiarism
    3. Academic English
    4. Learning skills advice
    5. Preparation for class presentation 
    6. Turnitin (online tool)
    7. Others matters related to learning

    Location : Learning Commons (1st floor)

    Contact Details

    Online Form : Online Appointment Form

    Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Tel : (607)3596880 ext 226

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