UniKL Promoting Reading Habits

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) pledges to play more active role in promoting and nurturing reading habits among Malaysians. Through its collaboration with Yayasan Pembangunan Buku Negara (YPBN), UniKL will be facilitating human capital development programmes and trainings to support publishing industry locally and internationally. UniKL will also provide its expertise to YPBN with the organisation of learning visits and book related activities worldwide. 

MOU YPBN Exchange Doc.JPGRead the full article here

UniKL City Campus Library won IPMa Best Library Award 2012

June 2013 – The Library of Universiti Kuala Lumpur City Campus was announced as the winner of the Best Library Award for the year 2012 among all education institutions of MARA (IPMa).  For that Library of City Campus received a trophy and a certificate from YBhg. Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad, Director General of MARA during the Closing Ceremony of the 1st IPMa Librarian Symposium on June 25, 2013.

The Best IPMa Library Award is introduced by the Higher Education Division (BPT) MARA and evaluation is made based on the number of collection, library service offered, system and technology applied as well as the digitization process made.

Puan Hajjah Pazilah receiving the trophy for UniKL City Campus Library

Puan Hajjah Pazilah receiving the trophy for UniKL City Campus Library

Addressing the audience during the ceremony, Datuk Ibrahim stressed on the power of knowledge in this era and the crucial role of library to educate its users to develop, acquire and preserve knowledge. He added that the existence of digital library is highly imperative with easier and faster access to its collection using all the gadgets available in today’s world. He also encouraged more publications, journals, papers and articles to be produced by all staff and students of IPMa.

Datuk Ibrahim addressing the audience

Datuk Ibrahim addressing the audience

Held on June 24 – 25, 2013, the 1st IPMa Librarian Symposium was supported by BPT MARA. UniKL became the first host of the symposium in collaboration with Kolej Poly-Tech MARA, Kolej Professional MARA, Kolej MARA, German Malaysian Institute and GIATMARA. Several speakers among the library experts and library related products to share their knowledge and experience as well as exposure to the latest library product and technology.

Datuk Ibrahim visited the book exhibition held in conjunction with the symposium

Datuk Ibrahim visited the book exhibition held in conjunction with the symposium

Also present at the ceremony were UniKL President / CEO, Prof. Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, MARA Senior Director of Higher Education, Tuan Haji Abdul Rahim Hashim, UniKL Deputy President (International, Industrial and Institutional Partnership), Prof. Dato’ Ahmad Zahir Hj. Mokhtar, Deputy President (Student Development and Campus Lifestyle), Prof. Dr. Khairanum Subari and UniKL Senior Manager of Library and Resource Centre, Puan Hajjah Pazilah Hamzah.

Puan Hajjah brief the Director General of MARA during the library visit

Puan Hajjah brief the Director General of MARA during the library visit

Source:

http://www.unikl.edu.my/web/unikl/news1/-/asset_publisher/gHpVXRty7AI8/content/unikl-city-campus-library-won-ipma-best-library-award-2012/

How to Delegate

WHETHER you are a corporate executive, retail manager, or stay at home parent, delegating is a critical skill in personal effectiveness. But for a variety of reasons, it can be difficult to pull off. This article will help you address some of those reasons, and delegate without being seen as a tyrannical pain.

STEPS

  • Set your ego aside
  • Stop waiting for people to volunteer
  • Ask and you shall receive
  • Delegate the objective, not the procedure
  • Allocate resources necessary to complete the task
  • Be patient
  • Implement backup plans and stand ready to jump in if things go wrong
  • Recognise your helper when it counts
  • Say Thank You. When someone has done something for you, it is important to say thank you.

Source : How to delegates. New Straits Times.Mar 27, 2012

Full article can be found at UniKL BMI Library

Majlis Serahan Sumbangan Rak Buku

Pada 6 Mac 2012, satu majlis serahan sumbangan rak buku telah belangsung. Bertempat di Sek. Keb. Kuala Pomson, serahan telah  disampaikan oleh Puan Pazilah Binti Hamzah, Pengurus Kanan Perpustakaan Universiti Kuala Lumpur.

Hadir ketika menerima sumbangan adalah Ustaz Shahrul Bin Mohd Salleh, Guru Penolong Kanan S.K.K.P dan Guru Media Pusat Sumber, Puan Siti Norina Abdullah.

Sebanyak 10 unit rak buku telah disumbangkan kepada Pusat Sumber tersebut. Dana untuk sumbangan rak buku ini diperolehi melalui tabung kutipan  rak buku sekolah anak-anak orang asli atau lebih dikenali sebagai Rural School Bookshelf Fund (R.S.B.F.).

 

Terdahulu, Universiti Kuala Lumpur turut menyumbangkan sebanyak  500 buah bahan bacaan kanak-kanak kepada Pusat Sumber S.K.K.P. Menurut Guru Media pusat sumber terbabit Puan Siti Norina Abdullah, hasil dari sumbangan tersebut, murid-murid sekolah tersebut semakin berminat untuk hadir ke Pusat Sumber dan membaca buku. Peningkatan minat membaca dikalangan anak-anak orang asli ini dapat dilihat melalui peningkatan dalam graf perbezaan analisa status program nilam tahap rakan pembaca di sekolah tersebut.

Berikut adalah merupakan peningkatan graf tersebut.

Dapat dilihat daripada graf bahawa penyertaan murid-murid dalam program rakan pembaca meningkat sebanyak 38.46% pada Oktober 2011 berbanding 13.99% pada Oktober 2010.

Ini menunjukkan peningkatan minat membaca sebanyak 24% dalam tempoh setahun, kesan daripada sumbangan bahan bacaan daripada Universiti Kuala Lumpur.

Melihat kepada peningkatan yang memberangsangkan ini, dapat disimpulkan bahawa usaha Universiti Kuala Lumpur menghulurkan sumbangan bahan bacaan kanak-kanak kepada sekolah tersebut telah memberi impak yang positif. Terutamanya dalam menyemai minat membaca dikalangan anak-anak orang asli dan kanak-kanak dipendalaman.

Selain daripada sumbangan beberapa buah rak buku dan bahan bacaan kanak-kanak, Universiti Kuala Lumpur turut menyumbangkan beberapa set permainan minda kepada Pusat Sumber tersebut.

 

Knowledge Cafe Session

You are cordially invited to the knowledge café session as follow:


Knowledge Cafe

You are cordially invited to the knowledge café session as follow:


Knowledge Enrichment Program

 

You are cordially invited to join our  KEP program which will start on 19th September 2011. More details as in attached poster

 

Directory of Open Access Journal

The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)  is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.

Click here to access DOAJ . You also can find more free online resources at Library Website

Knowledge Resource for Science and Technology Excellence, Malaysia (KRSTE.my)

KRSTE.my (Knowledge Resource for Science and Technology Excellence, Malaysia) is an initiative by MOSTI and spearheaded by MASTIC to address science and technology issues and challenges faced by the community, the ministry and the country. KRSTE.my is designed to be a Single Point Access Facilities (SPAF) providing intelligent collaborative knowledge management and learning services platform on Science and Technology and Innovation.

KRSTE.my enables:

  • Knowledge exchange in secure environment.
  • Context based search using semantic technology.
  • Content enrichment with content sources from local and international institution.
  • Informative decision making through state of the art of dashboard facilities.
  • Visual display of content by showing the relationships and big picture view of experts in various field of research
Whether you’re an avid Researcher, or a determined STI Info Surfer, or a frequent Googler for RD&C information, you can now switch to the future, REGISTER NOW and start KRSTE-ing!
Please log on to Library Website for more free online resources

Library Knowledge Enrichment Program at UniKL IPROM

Library Knowledge Enrichment Program at UniKL IPROM
( 25 to 29 July 2011).

List of Activities

Date

Program

25-29 July 2011 Mind games : Vocable, Sahibba & Congkak

25 July Talk  on “How to manage your Financial”

By Cik Ida Azerin Binti Razali – Manager (Consultant)-Public Bank Berhad

26July Dental Health Campaigns support by Clinic Pandan Jaya
27 July Talk Topic:”Understanding the process of Writing, Publishing & Career”.

by Cik Rozi Ibrahim from Karangkraf Sdn.Bhd.

28July Book Fair from Tohoku Enterprise

Online Database Campaign

29 July Book Fair from Tohoku Enterprise

Online Database Campaign

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