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Please note the Main Campus Library revised operation hours during Term and Term break effective 08 May 2023.

[08 May 2023 - present]

Monday - Friday: 8.30 AM - 5.30 PM
Closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Tuesday - Sunday: 10.00 am to 7.00 pm.

Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
The Library is pleased to announce the following Trial e-journal databases on Lingustics/Language subjects.  
MLA International Bibliography Journal Full Text [access until 12 July 2024]

Cambridge Online Journal [access until 12 June 2024]

Please explore these Trial databases and provide us your valuable feedback ! Click here


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
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
Please click here for details of RCL locations.
(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
By postTun Dr Lim Chong Eu Library
54 Jalan Sultan Shah
10050 Penang, Malaysia
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