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Library News

New Online Resources - EBSCOhost Business Source Ultimate Database  

Dear Staff and Students,

We are pleased to announce that following a successful trial period, the subscription of EBSCOhost Business Source Complete has been upgraded to EBSCOhost Business Source Ultimate. This online database provides access to the full-text of over 5,700 journals and magazines. Users can access company information, SWOT analyses, Harvard Business Faculty videos, country economic reports and more.

Please make full use of this online database in your teaching-learning and research in the field of business.  

 


Extended Opening Hours of Study Space (i CHILL) at Main Library Entrance  

Dear Library User,

We are pleased to announce that the opening hours of the study space (i CHILL) at the entrance of Main Library will be extended to 12.00 midnight, Monday to Sunday, from 27 December 2022 to 19 January 2023. 

We hope that the extension of hours will help you in preparing for your forthcoming examinations and that you will make the best use of the facilities available at this study space. 

 


New Study Space at Main Library Entrance

Dear Library User,

We are pleased to announce that students and staff of the University can now gain access to i CHILL, a new space with 55 seats for studying, social hangouts or formal meet-ups.

i CHILL stands for “My Cozy Hangout for Information, Learning and Leisure”. This cool new study space is equipped with a mixture of comfortable seating, power sockets, WiFi, alongside an on-site café which will be operating soon. During semesters, the study space will share the same operating hours as the Library, i.e. from 8.30 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. on Saturday.

Please utilise and look after the space and be considerate of other users.

 


Emerald Malaysia National Online Quiz 2022 Winner

 


Wiley Study to Win! Online Quiz 2022 Winners

 


Trial Access to EBSCOhost Business Source Ultimate Database 

 

Dear Staff and Students,

We are pleased to announce that staff and students of the University can now gain trial access to a business-focused database, EBSCOhost Business Source Ultimate. This database provides access to the full-text of over 2,300 journals and magazines. Users can access company information, SWOT analyses, Harvard Business Faculty videos, country economic reports and more.

Trial access is available until 31 December 2022.

 


Wiley Study to Win Online Quiz 

 

Dear Students and Staff,

We are pleased to inform that all TAR UMT students and staff are eligible to participate in the Wiley Study to Win Online Quiz” beginning Monday, 22 August 2022.

Participate in the quiz at: https://bit.ly/taruc-quiz or scan the QR code in the poster. 


Trial Access to National Geographic Virtual Library Database 

 

Dear Staff and Students,

We are pleased to announce that staff and students of the University can now gain trial access to the archive of National Geographic magazine (1888 - current) covering subjects of general interest via National Geographic Virtual Library database. Trial access is available until 30 September 2022.

 

 


Emerald Publishing - Malaysia National Online Quiz 2022

 

All TAR UMT students and staff are eligible and encouraged to participate in Emerald Publishing - Malaysia National Online Quiz 2022. To join the quiz, please scan the QR code or visit: https://emeraldpublishing.typeform.com/MalaysiaNQ2022


Trial Access to SAGE Business and Management 

 

Dear Staff and Students,

Good news! SAGE Business and Management products (refer below) are now available for trial access until 31 July 2022. 

  1. SAGE Business Cases (Note: No download for cases)
  2. SAGE Skills: Business  
  3. SAGE Video - Business and Management  
  4. SAGE Video - Leadership   
  5. SAGE Research Methods Video: Market Research

For off-campus access, login is required using TAR UMT Intranet credentials.

 

 


Extension of Main Library Opening Hours during the Examinations Period

 

Dear Library Users,

Please be informed that the Main Library will be open during the specified dates below: 

Day

Date  

Time

Sunday

           1 May 2022           

 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Monday

            2 May 2022           

 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Sunday

15 May 2022

9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Monday 16 May 2022 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Note: The Main Library remains OPEN on Hari Raya Aidilfitri (2 May 2022) and will be CLOSED on 3 May & 4 May 2022

 


Statista: New Online Database & Webinar Training

  

Dear Staff and Students,

We are pleased to announce that staff and students of the University can now gain access to Statista database. Statista provides access to quantitative data in business, finance, media, marketing, etc. Datasets cover 170 industries and over 150 countries. In addition to tables and charts, Statista also provides infographics, reports and dossiers on selected industries and topics.

A webinar training session to get you acquainted with Statista will be held on Monday, 25 April 2022 from 2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. To register, click on the hyperlinked date. Please use your TAR UMT Gmail address to register.

 

 


World of Research Program Webinars

 

A series of 4-webinars organized by ProQuest which shares the best practices of basic relevant academic research concepts will be held at the following dates and times:

Research Series 1: Art of Selecting Right Resources for Academic Work
Date & Time: Friday, 11 March 2022 at 4.00 p.m. 
Registration Link

Research Series 2: Art of Identifying the Right Keywords and Effective Searching
Date & Time: Friday, 25 March 2022 at 4.00 p.m. 
Registration Link

Research Series 3: Art of Literature Review in Academic Work 
Date & Time: Friday, 8 April, 2022 at 4.00 p.m. 
Registration Link

Research Series 4: Art of Accurate Referencing in Academic Work
Date & Time: Friday, 22 April 2022 at 4.00 p.m. 
Registration Link
 

To register, click on the registration link. Please use your TAR UMT Gmail address to register.


New Online Resources - JSTOR Mathematics & Statistics Collection

 

Dear Staff and Students,

We are pleased to announce that staff and students of the University can now gain access to Mathematics & Statistics Collection via JSTOR database. The Mathematics and Statistics Collection provides access to over 80 full-text journals in the fields of mathematics teaching, pure mathematics, probabilities and statistics and applied mathematics.

Please make full use of this online database in your teaching-learning and research.  

 


IOP Publishing Online Quiz 2021 Winners

 


New Barrier Gate in Main Library

 

Dear Library User,  

Good news! The Main Library has a new barrier gate system and CCTV surveillance cameras in place, providing enhanced security and automated entry / exit experience for library users. The barrier gate has two lanes for entry and exit and one wheelchair-accessible swing gate. In the event of a fire alarm being triggered, the barrier gate flap will automatically open by itself for safe exit from the building.    

Students and staff of the University can now tap their ID cards at the card reader of the gate to gain access to the Library building and also bring in their bags into the Library. Remember to bring along your ID / membership card when visiting the Library and to take good care of your bag and/or personal belongings whilst in the Library.

Check out the short video below and see the new barrier gate system for yourself. Come visit us today!

  

 


McGraw-Hill eTextbooks

 

Dear Staff and Students,

A total of 49 titles of McGraw-Hill eTextbooks are now available to read/borrow online via VitalSource Bookshelf. Please make full use of the etextbooks in your teaching-learning and be conscientious of other users by returning the etextbooks on time.

 

 


Business Expert Press (BEP) eBooks  

 

Dear Staff and Students,

Good news! More than 900 titles of Business Expert Press (BEP) eBooks are now available to read online via iG Publishing e-Book Library platform. This special access is with compliments from our vendor, Access Dunia Sdn Bhd. 

Please make full use of these ebooks in your online teaching-learning. Access is available until 30 September 2022.

 


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