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The CUCMS Library & Knowledge Management Centre was established in 2006 and specializes in the areas of General and Specialized Medicine, Pharmacy, Traditional and Complementary Medicine as well as Allied Health Sciences. To date, CUCMS Library holds a total collection more than 13,000 physical collection. In addition to printed collection, the CUCMS Library and Knowledge Centre also maintains a large collection of electronic journals and databases accessible via the Internet. Students of CUCMS would have the best both worlds when it comes to library and information resources support.

Besides operating at the main campus in Cyberjaya, there are five (5) other Resource Centres located at various Government Hospitals in Putrajaya, Sepang, Terendak, Melaka, Seri Manjung, Perak and Banting, Selangor.

The CUCMS Library and Knowledge Management Centre is using VIRTUA, an integrated library management system provided by VTLS. It is a web-based library system which records all titles in the library.Library holdings can be accessed through the WebOPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) via (www.sun.cybermed.edu.my), or from the University website at (www.cybermed.edu.my)

Vision

CUCMS Library will become the intellectual centre of the University by fully integrating its services, and unique collections into all aspects of the institution.

Mission

The primary mission of the CUCMS Library is to support the curriculum, research, and general information needs of the CUCMS community by providing physical and remote access to printed and electronic resources.

Borrowing & Returning

Services

STUDENT

Borrowing

  • You will need a valid library card (student card) to borrow items.
  • Take the book and your library card to the self-check machine and check it out by yourself. Or you can come over to the Circulation Counter.
  • If you experience problems, please refer to the library staff at the Circulation Counter.

Loan Entitlement

CATEGORY OPEN SHELF RED SPOT MEDIA COLLECTION
Postgraduate 5 Items / 30 days  

1 item / 2 hours

 

 

1 item / 1 day

 

Undergraduate  

3 Items / 14 days

Diploma
Foundation

 

Library Fines

CATEGORY OPEN SHELF RED SPOT MEDIA COLLECTION
Postgraduate  

RM 0.30 / day

 

 

 

RM 0.50 / hour

 

 

RM 1.00 / day

 

Undergraduate
Diploma
Foundation

 

STAFF

Borrowing

  • You will need a valid library card (staff card) to borrow items.
  • Take the book and your library card to the self-check machine and check it out by yourself. Or you can come over to the Circulation Counter.
  • If you experience problems, please refer to the library staff at the Circulation Counter.

Loan Entitlement

CATEGORY OPEN SHELF RED SPOT MEDIA COLLECTION
Academic Staff (Full time) 5 Items / 30 days 1 item / 30 days

 

 

 

1 item / 1 day

 

Academic Staff (PartTime) &Administrative Staff 5 Items / 30 days 1 item / 2 hours

 

 

 

 

 

Library Fines

CATEGORY OPEN SHELF RED SPOT MEDIA COLLECTION
Academic Staff (Full time)  

 

RM 0.30 / day

RM 0.30 / day

 

 

 

RM 1.00 / day

 

Academic Staff

(PartTime), Administrative Staff

RM 0.50 / hour

 

 

Lost & Damage Item

If an item borrowed by a patron is accidentally lost or damaged, the person will be charged for its replacement cost which consists of the:
  • Current price of the item
  • RM 30.00 of processing fee
  • Any outstanding fines/ over dues
If an inter-library loan material from another library is lost/damaged, the patron will be billed by the lending library according to that library’s policies. Patrons should report lost materials immediately, so that their library privileges are not suspended.

Renewal Service

Items that you borrow can be renewedusing web OPAC by yourself once as long as there is no one reserved the item. Each renewal extends the due date by the same length of time as you originally borrowed the item. The renewal period starts on the day you renew an item, not the original date the item was due.

We recommend you not wait until the last minute before trying to renew an item in case it can’t be renewed for any reason. You are responsible for any late fees if an item cannot be renewed and is returned late.

How to renew item?

  • Online
  • Via Facebook
    • Sign in to your Facebook account
    • Search for CUCMS Library & Knowledge Management Centre page
    • Post up your matrix number at the CUCMS Library & Knowledge Management Centre page
  • Via E-mail
  • Via Phone
    • You can call the library Circulation Counter at 03-83137187 anytime between library opening hours

Or you can walk-in to the CUCMS Library Circulation Counter and ask the staff to renew your item(s).

Reservation

You can reserve your book if the item is on loan by others free of charge by;

Inter-Library Loan (ILL)

Can’t find what you want? Try inter-library loan (ILL). ILL service allows you access to material which is not held in the library. ILL is a library service which supports the scholarly research and curriculum needs of current CUCMS academic staff and students. This service offered by CUCMS library and should be used when your needs cannot be met with the CUCMS library resources. Materials received via ILL is by permission of the lending library.

This service offered by CUCMS library and should be used when your needs cannot be met with the CUCMS library resources. Materials received via ILL is by permission of the lending library.” The form for ILL can be downloaded here.

Document Delivery Service (DDS)

DDS provides students, academicians and researchers copies of articles from books, journals and other materials which are not available at the CUCMS Library. User need to complete the DDS Form and submit the request to the Circulation Counter. All current students, staff, faculty of the CUCMS can request materials via DDS.

How to request materials?

Kindly fill up the DDS form completely and submit to the Circulation Counter. The form can be downloaded here.

Printing & Photocopying

Multifunctional device which can print, copy or scan are available at the Circulation counter. Photocopying service also provided to the user. Black & white or color photocopies are available.

PRICE PRINTING PHOTOCOPYING SCANNING
Black & White RM 0.30 RM 0.10 RM 0.20
Color RM 0.50 RM 0.50 RM0.20

Information Literacy

Information Literacy program or also known as Information Skills Class provided by CUCMS Library & Knowledge Management Centre is to give guidance to the user (new user most importantly) in identifying the real information they needed. This service is open for students, staff (academic and non-academic). Through this program, users are taught how to get accurate information from the reliable sources. This is to train user to be effective information seekers.

Library Visit & Tour

Discover more about our collections, services and facilities on a visit and tour of library area. The tour includes briefing from library staff about the library overview. Library visit and touris on the weekdays only from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm. Library visit and tours will take approximately 30 minutes and advance booking are recommended.

Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

Online Public Access Catalogue

The CUCMS Library and Knowledge Management Centre is using VIRTUA, an integrated library management system provided by VTLS. It is a web-based library system which records all titles in the Library. Users can use the Web Online Public Access Catalogue (Web OPAC) to search, browse, renew and even reserve library materials. Through our networking facilities, all information and online collections are easily accessed and effectively distributed to students and lecturers. User can accessed Web OPAC here.

Reading Area

CUCMS Library has 200 seating capacity where students can use the seating area as their study area.

Computer Lab

User Guides

Computing facilities in the library are managed by Information Technology (IT) department. There are 50 computers in the Computer Lab. All computers are primarily meant for the staff, students and faculty of CUCMS.

Locker Room

CUCMS Library has lockers available for user which is located next to the main entrance. There are 150 lockers available for user to put their belongings. RM 0.50 will be charged to use this facility (refundable). Upon inserting the amount needed, user can put their belongings in the locker and money will be returned once the locker is open.

Thesis Room

Thesis Room

There is one Thesis room that may be booked for use during library opening hours. Those who want to use this room must first fill up the Room Reservation Form and submit to the Circulation Counter.

Discussion Room

Discussion Room 1&2

There are 2 discussion rooms available in the library. Booking for its use is made by completing the Room Reservation Form and submit to the Circulation Counter. If you need complete peace to work, you can use this discussion rooms. The rooms are given on a first come, first served basis.

WiFi

Free wireless Internet access is available at CUCMS Library.User can obtain username and password from the library.

Self check-out machine

Self CheckOut machine

CUCMS Library has provided self check-out machine for user to borrow books on their own. Users are advised to follow the instructions available. However, if you experience any difficulty using the machine, please ask the library staff at the Circulation Counter for assistance.

An online resource is any information source that the CUCMS Library provides access in an electronic format. The library has purchased subscriptions to various electronic information resources in order to provide you with access to them free of charge.

SUBCRIBED

ACCESS MEDICINE

  • 98 titles leading, fully searchable medical sciences textbooks published by McGraw Hill
  • More than 85 leading clinical and educational resources
  • More than 50,000 images for educational use and to aid in visual diagnosis
  • More than 1,000 differential diagnoses linked for in-depth information
  • Procedural videos and animations, patient safety modules, musculoskelatal examinations, and more
  • More than 5,000 patient education topics in multiple languages to help your patients understand their treatment regimen

Access to this database is up to 5 concurrent users only. Further login attempts will be denied until one of the current users log out.

ACCESS SURGERY

  • 33 titles of leading, fully searchable surgery textbooks published by McGraw Hill
  • A one-of-a-kind Custom Curriculum tool to manage residency training and targeted remediation
  • Hundreds of procedural videos teaching you how to perform basic and advanced surgical procedures, demonstrated by the world’s preeminent surgeons
  • 3,000+ ABSITE-style Q&A for help you ace your boards
  • 16,000+ high quality images providing you with materials for your lecture or presentation, or to help speed diagnosis and treatment

Access to this database is up to 2 concurrent users only. Further login attempts will be denied until one of the current users log out.

American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)

E-reference books for Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences. ASHP ebook covers the following subjects:

  • Drug Information
  • Patient Safety
  • Compounding Sterile Prep
  • Management
  • Clinical References
  • Professional Practice
  • Complementary / Alternate Therapy
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacogenomic
  • Student Resources
  • Pharmacy Technician Resources

American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy

BMJ Best Practice

Best Practice is a completely new concept for information delivered at the point of care. It has the combination of latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion presented in a step-by-step approach, covering diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention. It also provides a second opinion in an instant. Best Practice contains information relating to over 10,000 diagnoses, more than 3,000 diagnostic tests and over 4,000 diagnostic and treatment guidelines. It incorporates a full drug formulary for quick checking of prescription guidance, and patient leaflets to support treatment options. It contains internationally renowned Clinical Evidence – incorporating the evidence from relevant systematic reviews into Best Practice articles. Resources include references and images incorporated into the text as well as separately available.

BMJ.com

The BMJ Group flagship general medical journal, published since 1840, is updated daily online, weekly in print and on the iPad. It publishes rigorous and accessible material to help doctors and medical students in daily practices, learning and international debate on health. It consists of scientific studies and reviews, educational papers, papers commenting on clinical, scientific, social, political and economic factors affecting health.

BMJ Journals

BMJ Journals division publishes over 40 journals across a broad range of medical specialties, public health, and evidence-based journals to support the research and current awareness needs of clinicians and researchers across a diverse range of specialties. It mainly consist of clinical titles, which have linked references from free access to full text of cited articles hosted by HighWire Press. There are free additional materials online such as tables, references, videos and images that are BMJ Journals also publish BMJ Case Reports – the largest online repository of peer-reviewed medical cases in the world, providing an educational resource for health care professionals everywhere with 3,000 published case reports from more than 70 countries.

CUCMS Library only subscribed to 6 core title journals:

  • BMJ
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Postgraduate Medical Journal
  • Tobacco Control

BMJ OnExamination

The leading provider of online exam preparation, helping over 167,000 healthcare professionals to pass their exams. Part of the British Medical Journal Group, On Examination provides online revision resources to support you and your career, whatever stage you are at. They offer revision questions for: MRCP, MRCGP, Medical Students, MRCOG, PLAB exams.

EBSCO

EBSCO EDS-Single search platform that allow user search all CUCMS library collection, library subscription databases, CUCMS library catalog, and additional Open Access collection, A to Z full text journals.

Medline Complete (2,540 medical e-journals)

Cochrane Collection Plus- Evidence Based Medicine articles.

MedicinesComplete offers access to comprehensive and regularly updated medical information. It offers the confidence to safely prescribe medication to patients, be sure that research can be supported with unbiased facts and to provide globally relevant information for the best education.

  • More than 20,000 drug, poison, interaction and herbal monographs
  • Information to support prescribing, dispensing and administering drugs and medicines
  • Up-to-date guidance on disease treatments, disease management and therapeutics
  • Information on analysing, formulating and preparing drugs, medicines, and many other pharmaceutical products
  • The combined knowledge of hundreds of leading experts, scientists and researchers
  • Over 100,000 references original research, scientific papers, reports and case studies
  • International coverage from over 50 countries

Dynamed: Evidence Based & Point of Care reference.

Business Source Premier:(2,200 journals), market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles & SWOT analysis.

ERIC-index to education journals

Psychology & Behavioral Science Collection

540 full text key journals in Psychology, Psychiatric and Neuroscience

Unlimited Access

Science Direct

Science Direct is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles from more than 3,984 peer-reviewed e- journals.

SCOPUS

The largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources.
Comprehensive database for scientific, technical and medical information with over 18,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers and abstracts going back to 1966. SciVerse Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

Ovid E-books

This collection includes over 25 e-books in health and medicine. The books cover clinical medicine, emergency medicine, primary care, nursin education, nutrition and mental health nursing.

FREE ACCESS

Open Access - General

Directory of Open Access Journal (Emphasis on Health Sciences)
http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=subject&cpid=20

Australasian Digital Theses Program
http://adt.caul.edu.au/

OpenStax College
https://openstax.org/

Open Access - Medical Journal

FreeMedicalJournals

– Biological Research

http://www.scielo.cl/scielo.php/script_sci_serial/lng_en/pid_0716-9760/nrm_iso

– Blood Journal

http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/

– Internet Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijtcvs/front.xml

– Journal of Clinical and Basic Cardiology

http://www.kup.at/JClinBasicCardiol/

– Journal of Clinical Oncology

http://jco.ascopubs.org/archive/

– Psychiatric News

http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/

Annals of Dentistry

http://ejum.fsktm.um.edu.my/VolumeListing.aspx?JournalID=13

Asean Journal of teaching And Learning in Higher Education

http://pkukmweb.ukm.my/jtlhe/

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=subject&cpid=20

Hardin MD : Free Medical Journals Search

http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/ej.html

Highwire Press (Stanford university)

http://highwire.stanford.edu/

Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology

http://www.ijpmonline.org/

International Journal of Mental Health Systems

http://www.ijmhs.com/

Journal of Biology

http://jbiol.com/

Malaysian Family Physician

http://www.e-mfp.org/

OpenMed@NIC

http://openmed.nic.in/

PubMed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/

EJUM (Electronic Journal University Malaya)

http://ejum.fsktm.um.edu.my/

http://www.wpro.who.int/publications/Health+in+Asia+and+the+Pacific.htm

WHO/WPRO-Health in Asia and the Pacific

CLASSIFICATION SCHEME

CUCMS library uses the Library of Congress and National Library of Medical Classification to classify their library collection:

  1. Please click on this link to view more details on the Library of Congress Classification Scheme: https://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/
  2. Please click on this link to view more details on the National Library of Medical Classification Scheme:     https://www.nlm.nih.gov/class/OutlineofNLMClassificationSchedule.html

General Rules

rules
The Circulation Policy was developed to facilitate maximum and equitable use of, and access to, the collections and facilities of the Library. Thus, the following general rules and regulations apply to all users entering the Main Campus Library as well as its Resource Centres.

  • The Circulation Policy was developed to facilitate maximum and equitable use of, and access to, the collections and facilities of the Library. Thus, the following general rules and regulations apply to all users entering the Main Campus Library as well as its Resource Centres.
  • Users should not enter, or remain in the Library when the Library is not open to the public.
  • The usage of cameras or any other recording equipment in the Library is not allowed without the permission of the Library Manager.
  • The usage of mobile phones in the Library is not allowed, and should be switched off.
  • Bags, umbrellas, etc. are not to be brought into the Library. All belongings are to be kept in the Locker Room located next to the Library main entrance.
  • Any disruptive behavior which disturbs or inconveniences other users is forbidden. Library staffs have the authority to ask anyone demonstrating such behavior to leave the Library.
  • Eating, drinking or smoking in the Library are strictly prohibited.
  • Users must not destroy or damage any of the collections available in the Library. Users found damaging or stealing materials/properties of the Library are liable to strict disciplinary action. The Library Manager has the right to report to the Senate Members, if users are found to have broken the law and library rules.
  • Users are to abstain from engaging in loud conversations. The Librarian on duty has the authority to ask any patron who causes disturbance to immediately leave the Library.
  • Users must not move, modify, tamper or misuse Library facilities. Anyone who is found to have damaged Library materials, or facilities of the Library, will be liable to pay the full replacement cost as well as handling charges and fines.
  • All users leaving the library must show all materials in possession to the library staff upon request.
  • Students’ matric cards are strictly non-transferable.

Manager

Mr. Azhar Tajul Noor
azhar@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 83137000 ext. 7224

Assistant Manager

Mrs. Ainul Akmal Marzuki
ainul@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 83137000 ext. 7188

Librarian

Mrs. Noraida Zakaria
noraida@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 83137000 ext. 7189

Librarian

Mr. Ahmad Azim Pikeri
azim@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 83137000 ext. 7280

Librarian

Ms. Hawa Naimah Kamarudin
hawa@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 83137000 ext. 7282

Librarian

Mr. Khairul Anwar Zulkifli
khairulanwar@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 83137000 ext. 7293

Putrajaya Resource Centre

Mrs. Nur Shiha binti Rasli
shiha@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 8890 3927

Sepang Resource Centre

Ms. Norhafisza Ramlee
norhafisza@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 8706 33717

Terendak Resource Centre

Mrs. Siti Norshiela Md Shaib
norshiela@cybermed.edu.my
606 – 384 8237

Manjung Resource Centre

Mrs. Azidah Mat Isa
azida@cybermed.edu.my
605 – 6887067

Banting Resource Centre

Mrs. Normahaniza Ghazali
normahaniza@cybermed.edu.my
603 – 31809795

CUCMS Library and Knowledge Management Centre

No 3410, Jalan Teknokrat 3, Cyber 4,
63000 Cyberjaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan

 

CUCMS Library Website
http://cybermed.edu.my/university-library-page

CUCMS Library Web OPAC
http://sun.cybermed.edu.my

E-mail
cucmslibrary@cybermed.edu.my

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CUCMS Library & Knowledge Management Centre

Telephone : 03-83137187

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday:-
9.00am-7.00pm

Saturday:-
10.00am-2.00pm

Sunday & Public Holiday:-
CLOSED