- OPAC and Web-OPAC
AIMST Library Online Public Access Catalogue is Internet-based. It is a
state-of-the-art system developed by the Paradigm Systems and a group of
experts in Library Science and Information Studies from the MARA
University of Technology. It provides access to the Librarys collection
and via ID and Password; users can check their account information.
Circulation Counter Services
These services include charging and discharging, renewal and reservation
Loan eligibility varies depending on the user status. Users may renew
their loaned materials to extend the loan period unless a hold has been
placed by another user. Users may reserve materials that are circulated
to another user through Web-OPAC. As availability of materials depends
on promptness of the original borrower, availability by the designated
date cannot be guaranteed by the library.Please take note that the circulation counter services start half an hour after the opening hours and end half an hour before the closing hours.
- User Education Programme
The librarian conducts User Education Programme for new students during
the Orientation Week. This is to give new students knowledge on the
arrangement of the collections and general policies of the library. This
is normally followed by instructional session on the use of OPAC and
Web-OPAC. Other User Education Programme pertaining to information
seeking skills and the use of databases are also available upon request.
- Interlibrary loan and Document Delivery
This service is available for resources not owned by AIMST Library. It
is open to all AIMST registered users. Details of the required
resources must be stated on the request form which may be obtained from
the librarian. The delivery of the materials depends on the promptness
of the participating library in responding to the request. Requestors
are billed for the cost of the materials plus a service charge
determined by the participating libraries.
- Online Databases
AIMST Library provides access to various databases on specific fields
mainly medicine, engineering and
applied sciences. These databases can only be viewed by registered
Subscribed databases are strictly available for AIMST Library users
only. However, there is also some free online databases available
pertaining to various subject of interest.