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ANNOUNCEMENTS
All WOU Libraries will be closed on Monday, 24 April 2017 in conjunction with the installation of Yang Di-Pertuan Agong XV.


OPERATION HOURS (PENANG) (SEMESTER MODE) (09 January 2017 - 04 June 2017)
Monday : 8.30 am - 5.30 pm
Tuesday-Friday : 8.30 am - 10.00 pm
Saturday-Sunday : 9.00 am - 10.00 pm

SEMESTER BREAK MODE [05 June 2017 - 09 July 2017]
Monday - Friday : 8.30 am - 7.30 pm
Closed on weekends.

REGIONAL CENTRE LIBRARIES
Tuesday-Sunday: 10.00 am to 7.00 pm.

Closed on public holidays.

              


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Welcome to Wawasan Open Regional Centre Libraries (RCL). The RCL have many services and resources available to help you study at a distance.
 
General information
1Admission
The Library is open to all students and staff of WOU and DISTED College, including Tutors and part time Lecturers. Choose the one nearest to you.
 
You will need a valid WOU (or DISTED) identity card to borrow materials from RC Libraries. Please refer the borrowing section in the Rules and regulations for details
 
2Location
Please click here for details of RCL locations.
 
3Services
(i).Off-campus access to electronic resources
All information on this site will be accessible by any WOU student and staff, regardless of geographic location and time. The aim is to provide service and resources to our distance learners that are equitable to the service and resources available to on-campus students. All of the resources listed in the MyDigitalLibrary are available via the World Wide Web. Some of the resources on this site are in PDF format, and require the use of an appropriate reader. You can download the Adobe Acrobat Reader from the Adobe site.
 
Off-campus access to MyDigitalLibrary electronic resources includes the Library Catalogue, Useful Internet reference resources selected by WOU librarians, Databases, E-journals, and E-books; telephone or e-mail Ask a librarian, Document delivery service, Inter-Library Loan and Searching tips.
 
(ii).Document supply
Document Delivery service provides books and photocopies of journal articles that are only available in the Main Library to users of RCL. Please see the Circulation Desk if you are interested in using this service. This service is provided free.
 
(iii).Access to other libraries
If you need to use the resources of other university libraries, contact that library to see what the admission arrangements are for consulting (not borrowing) the material.
 
If you are interested in having borrowing privileges, check with your employer whether your organisation is prepared to pay your library membership fees.
 
Check the holdings of other academic libraries through External databases to see what they have
 
Public libraries are generally open to all and will only charge for the issuance of a reader's ticket.
 
Please check the opening hours and collection availability with the libraries that you wish to use before the date you intend to visit.
 
(iv).Inter-library loan services
You can request for an Inter-library loan service if a book or a journal article is not owned by the Wawasan Open University Library. We will request it from another library for you. Please note that any charges incurred will be passed on to the requestor.
 
4Contact us
We will be pleased to answer your enquiry.
 
Telephone604-2180 159 / 2180 167 / 2180 169
E-maillibrary@wou.edu.my
By postTun Dr Lim Chong Eu Library
54 Jalan Sultan Shah
10050 Penang, Malaysia
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January-February 2017
 
Berita Harian                 Business Times
Guang Ming                    Kwong Wah Yit Poh
Malay Mail                      Nanyang Siang Pau
New Straits Times       The Star Online
The Sun Daily                Utusan Online