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TRIP REPORT TITLE: “FIELD TRIP TO UTHM LIBRARY” NAME LECTURER: MS NURIZAH BT MD NGADIRAN
NAME: SITI HAJAR BINTI ISHAK NO. MATRIC: AF100139
000 volumes of collections. 40 discussion rooms. a post graduate research room. I decide to choose University Tun Hussein Onn (UTHM) library located at campus UTHM in Parit Raja.000 square meters of floor area and can fill as many as 300. Besides that. the library building has a seating capacity of 3. So. In this trip. It designed very unique and comfortable for public especially student’s UTHM that always used library to do revision and discussion group. As we know. Batu Pahat for my field trip project. we should proud with this library and use the best as you can. a closed reference room. the purpose I do this trip because I want achieve my aim target to know about how this library operate and also to get know more information for their services and facilities provided. an auditorium. I will get more information about our own university’s library and can promote this library to public as we know UTHM library is a largest library in the Southeast Asia. Along my trip in UTHM library. I very impressed to structure building. 2 seminar rooms. This building has 16.000 users and it provides a spacious and conducive study environment with 100 carrel rooms. Besides that. this library is established in May 2010. garden environment and facilities are provided there. for individual technical writing project. . a journal room and a 24 hours reading room.INTRODUCTION On 28 September 2011.
I get some information about facilities and services of library. I list some important question about services and facilities operate in the library. It can spend your time. the staff also says this library provided the open carrel. I also take information library site in UTHM web. I took the time to look surrounding of library especially when I stand in the middle of library. photocopy machine. Besides that. During the interview. This is some information below shown that can I share during my trip in the UTHM library: Library facilities This library provided lockers for user located on first floor before enter to library. students or user are advised not to keep valuable items in the locker to avoid any losing and damage. all books are arrange properly in each categories. Users can keep personal things in any locker that provided about 500 unit of locker available on first come first serve basis. laptop lock. we can easy to find certain books without explore each floor. Besides that. For the interview. For the observation. I feel like staying in the small jungle because their natural environment provided.METHOD Along my trip in the library. The small garden filled with many floras and also beautiful fish pool. The staffs give explanation to me clearly and easily understood. While for the internal library. But for this locker. RESULT From my interview and observation. I took some picture with the staff’s library. So that. I conduct interview for a few of staff and also do observation surrounding. and book . The librarian also says they will not responsible for any loss or damage to any personal belonging. and self check out machine.
and gallery and exhibition area. customer service room.drop. UTHM library was fully provided air conditional. Even though. our UTHM library also equipped with Wi-Fi access. From my observation. this 24 hours room is crowded place during examination period because many students take time to stay up until morning. closed reference room. To use the wireless we should read the guide to obtain information on Wi-Fi at UTHM. open reading area. classes even toilets also have air conditional to comfort all users. post graduate research room. auditorium. All facilities are self-service that under responsible UTHM library and can use any time and facilitate our work. Furthermore. Hikmah and Eksplorasi room. As I saw overall room. . the stairs also provided for each floor. there many room provided such as Iqra’ room. The usually place users used is a 24 hours reading room that located on next to library entrance at level 1 which is equipped wireless internet access. It can accommodate up to 300 users at one time. journal room. The library also provided lift to move another floor to another floor. seminar room. For the room. Besides that. This room is available for user who wishes to use this facility during or after the library’s opening hours.
If users fail to return the book to the library before due date. All borrowing and returning book can do at circulation counter. must do as soon as possible at circulation counter on level 1. But for returning book. the library also provided borrowing and returning book as usually like other library in world. Although. Moreover. The fines rate is a follows: COLLECTION Open access Closed access Audio visual UTHM special collection Creative FINES (HOURS) RM0.20 .20 FINES (DAY) RM0. we also can return by using machine. But for user.20 RM0. The librarian also advised to all borrowers to check the due date on the borrowing slip to avoid fine for late return of library materials. the 1st overdue notice will sent and if users still fail to return. we can get reminder notice through e-mail 2 days before the due date.Library services There are lot services in the library that librarian told to me. who not yet registered as library member.20 RM0.50 RM0. along we borrow the books. One of them is a membership registration. The function card is a will register all UTHM students and staff as library members. New students and staff are advised to check their account through the library website. 3rd overdue notice (final notice) will sent 13 days after due date and their account will be temporarily suspended.
from this trip I had learned how to use all self.00a.45p.m-5.m.m.m-5. Saturday & Sunday Public holiday 9.00p.m-11.The UTHM library gives services at the opening hours and we must manage our business at that time. On my opinion. These shops can easy all students get something like food.m-12. 9.00p. I can use it easily.m-11. stationery and so on just only in the library. I think this trip not waste my time and I want do again it on next time. Examination week 8.00a. Besides that we just only can use library on that time as shown table below. overall my trip at the UTHM library is enjoyed.15p. 8. Conclusion As a conclusion. 9. Closed Semester break 9. Besides that.45p.15p.m-5.00a.m.service facilities such as photocopy machine.m. I hope this library can be a role model for all libraries in the Malaysia because it not just only make people easy but enjoy to study and come to the library as well as to foster the spirit of reading in society.m. 8.00p.00a.m-5.m.m.00a. 2. If we want stay up until morning.m.00p. this trip makes me realize that I should proud staying in UTHM because this library is a only once library that have complete facilities and services compare other university and largest in Southeast Asia. Finally.m-5. 2.m.m. 2.00p. this library also provided cafeteria.00a.m-12.00a.00a.m-12. self check out machine and others that before it I always go library but never use all facilities. starting that day.00p. So.00p.00p. we can use 24 hours room.m. .m-11.m-11.00a.m. Day Monday – Thursday Friday Semester 8.00p.15p. Moreover. book shop and stationery stores.45p. 9.
APPENDIX In info search room Surrounding garden in middle of library .
At the circulation counters Study hall .
my/v2/ http://lms.uthm.jsp Book: Library Guide.edu.uthm. University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia .my/equip/elibrary/e_home.BIBLIOGRAPHY Link: http://www.edu.
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