Services for Alumni/Visitors

Anybody is Welcome!

As an academic library which focuses on delivering materials that support academic learning, teaching and research to UUM patrons, we also welcome community of the public's, secondary education institution such as schools, matriculation centers, vocational, training centers etc, government or private departments, higher education institution, children's and also interest person's to the library. Everyone is welcome to visit Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah, UUM Campus and use our books, journals and most other materials for your study, reference or research needs. You can refer to most of our collections (depend on your eligibility) and resources with a top notch facilities that not to be ignored. We hope you will have a pleasant visit and we will, however, do our best to make you welcome and make the best use of the library.

UUM Library Services for Alumni or Visitors
Category of Visitors

We welcome any individual or group from any institution or organization to the Library especially UUM alumni and retired staff. We will arrange a guided tour session if necessary by our staff for large number of visitors (in a group).

  • Personal or Group Visitors (Official) ~ Please address an official letter to the Chief Librarian, Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah to inform your intention with following details : Your Organization details, Date & Time of Visit, Numbers of Person, Official Representative Personal, Purpose of Visits and Special Requirement (if any). Send the application at least 2-3 weeks before arrival so that we can arrange necessary feed back or staff for the guided tour in advance.
  • Walk In Visitors ~ This include alumni members, retired staff, Malaysian & Foreign Students from Malaysia Public Universities (PERPUN Members) or Private Universities (Non PERPUN Members).
  1. Alumni & Retired Staff Members : A day visitor pass gives reference access to the Library for the day of issue and are issued during office hours only. Retired Staff have to pay fee of RM 50 / year to become member and borrowing book. Membership Form
  2. Malaysian & Foreign Students from Malaysia Public Universities (PERPUN Members) : Free of charges to visits and verified by your official Institutional Reference Letters or Students/Staffs Card ID. You are subject to UUM dress code while your presence in the Library premises or UUM campus. As for eligibility, you can only refer to the printed library collection, photocopy services and reference advisory service at Infodesk.
  3. Foreigner & Foreign Students from Malaysia Private Universities (Non PERPUN Members) : On your visits, you must be verified by your official Students Card ID or Passport. You are subject to UUM dress code while your presence in the Library premises or UUM campus. As for eligibility, you can only refer to the printed library collection, limited access to online databases, photocopy services and reference advisory service at Infodesk.
  • Children's ~ Children's are welcome to the Library but limited to a section called Children Corner. If they are part of the group visitors, the parents or guardians shall responsible for any disturbance occurs during the tour. We require that they closely supervise their children all times, as the Library is an adult environment and it is not an appropriate venue for young children for a prolonged period. Library staff may have to ask them to leave if they feel that their children are disturbing other users or are not adequately supervised. see Children Corner's section below.

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