The University of Malaya Library encompasses a network of libraries and through this network the Library is able to provide comprehensive services and facilities using the discipline-based approach. The provision of facilities and services to the campus community is clearly stated in the three Library Quality Management Procedures, namely:
1. UM-PT08-PK01 : Library Collection Development
2. UM-PT08-PK02 : Library Client Services 
3. UM-PT08-PK03 : Management of Education & Training

Through the Library’s home page at, one is able to explore the multitude of services as well as the various facilities available to the users. The collection within the Library has been developed in line with the teaching, learning and research needs of the University. The Library now holds more than 1.4 million titles with over 2.1 million items in various formats. In addition to that the Library provides access to more than 85 online databases comprising of more than 46,000 e-journal titles and more than 150,000 e-book titles. 

Mr. Mahbob Yusof
Acting Chief Librarian

Tel: +603-7967 3206 / +603-79563367
Faks: +603-7957 3661

Contact Us
Librarian’s Office
Level 3, Central Library
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Emily Suhana binti Mokhtar
Office Secretary
Tel: +6037967 3206
Norasniza binti Othman
Office Secretary
Tel: +6037967 7743
Hazuruainy binti Mohd. Zulkiffly
Assistant Accountant
Tel: +6-37967 7778

The UM Library network is managed from the Central Library by the UM Library Management  headed by the Chief Librarian. The  following divisions operate from the Central Library to ensure an unimpeded delivery of services and provision of services:

• Acquisitions
• Cataloguing & Metadata
• Client Services
• Academic Services
• Information Skills 
• Information Systems

Branch Libraries
There are three branch libraries. 
• Za’ba Memorial Library
• Tan Sri Professor Ahmad Ibrahim Law Library
• T.J. Danaraj Medical Library

Both the Law and Medical Libraries serve the respective faculties. The Za’ba Memorial Library focuses on the preservation and conservation of Malaysiana items.
Special Libraries
The rest of the faculties are served by a network of special and satellite libraries.
• Built Environment
• Engineering
• Islamic Studies
• Islamic Studies @ Nilam Puri
• Malay Studies
• East Asian Studies
• Indian Studies
• Language & Linguistics
• Dentistry 
• Medical @ Banting
• Medical @ Klang
• Museum of Asian Art
• UM Art Gallery
• UM Archive
Last Update: May 24, 2019