Our Services


The Library is responsible for acquisition, access to, and delivery of high quality educational resources, services and programs to Monash community. The Library plays a critical role in the provision of research and learning skills development programs to engage students with learning and equip them with the employment skills required to succeed in the 21st century workplace. The Library Virtual Booth acts a one stop center for current (and future) students to find essential information on the Library resources, services and programs and engage with library staff directly if they have additional questions.


Library FAQs

Monash University Malaysia Library and Learning Commons and Clinical School Library in Johor Bahru will remain open from 8am to 5pm (weekdays) and closed on weekends and public holidays.

Monash users can borrow books by “Request Online” via the library catalogue, with check-out via the self-check machines located at Level 1 and Level 3.

Access to Johor Bahru Clinical School’s collection is available from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, unless advised otherwise.

Students can access Monash University’s comprehensive collection of online resources including e-books, e-journal articles and online databases, anywhere and anytime by using Monash Single Sign-On.

  • How do I search the Library's online collections?

Search discovery platform allows to search and find online resources available in all of Monash libraries. Once you have identified the online material you need, you can access the full-text of subscribed resources by signing-in with the Monash Single Sign-On.

This service is geared to Monash postgraduate and honours students for library materials that may not be available through Monash Libraries. As most library networks have limited access to print materials, we will do our best to find alternative sources and accommodate your request for document delivery. If you have further questions on document delivery, you may email: mum-lib-inforesources@monash.edu

Transitioning to university life can be overwhelming and complicated. In order to help you navigate your first semester at Monash successfully, the Library has shifted away from traditional O'week orientation briefings to provide key information on its services and resources at your fingertips through Monash's "Let's Begin" online platform. You may click on the "Get to know the Library" tile to familiarise with Monash Malaysia Library.

Research and learning skills programs

The Library supports students in various academic areas, including broad topics such as information search techniques, database searching, academic writing, writing literature reviews, citing referencing, and using reference software. These skills development programs are offered as part of General Library Workshops. The Library also conducts unit-embedded classes in collaboration with academic staff and upon their request. All research and learning skills programs will be delivered online in Semester 1, 2021.

Online tutorials and e-learning modules

The Library has developed a wide array of online tutorials and pre-recorded videos which are available anywhere, anytime to support students' journey at Monash Malaysia.

The list of tutorials and videos is available through the Library's website E-Learning Resources section.

Expert advice: in depth-consultations by appointment

The team of Liaisons Librarians and Learning Skills Advisers is available in-semester for online consultations (via Zoom) Monday to Friday, 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4 pm.

Students can email for an appointment at mum-lib-contact@monash.edu.

On-demand research support workshops

The Library delivers on-demand research support workshops to meet researchers’ needs at all stages of the research life cycle. These workshops can be customised for small and larger groups. Topics include: research metrics, research data management, publishing strategies, systematic reviews, etc.

You may contact mum-lib-researchservices@monash.edu for further details.

Monash Doctoral Programs (MDP) workshops

The Library-led MDP workshops will be delivered online in Semester 1, 2021. Students can register to these workshops via MyDevelopment. The Library-led MDP workshops are promoted as well through the Research Excellence Unit and MUPA.

Expert advice: research consultations by appointment

Library experts are available through Zoom consultations from Monday to Friday, 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm. You may email at mum-lib-contact@monash.edu.

Version update: 13 October 2021. This FAQ will be updated periodically.

For any questions regarding this FAQ, contact mum-lib-contact@monash.edu.

Contact Details

Get In Touch

Tel: +603 55146157 (Direct Line)

Email: mum-lib-contact@monash.edu

You can also call us on our general line at +603 5514 6000 from 9am to 5pm (Malaysia time) Monday to Friday, and our friendly staff will help connect you to the right person.