Imperium International College’s Library and Learning Commons (LLC) was revamped in 2019 after the successful takeover of HELP CAT. This was also to ensure that as the new official entity, Imperium’s LLC achieves one of its key strategic objectives, which is to provide the best quality education and information resources for its students.
Imperium LLC’s primary aim is to support students and staff in all areas of their study and work. The LLC uses an on-line, real-time and fully integrated system for all its operations as well as develops and maintains extensive printed and e-resources to support the research, teaching and learning activities of the College.
Imperium’s LLC consists of 2 levels, which can accommodate up to 166 students comfortably at one time. The LLC is designed with spacious reading areas furnished with updated facilities and technology. To date, the LLC has over 12,000 books under its watch.
The LLC is currently managed by information professionals and supported by a team of capable staff whose aim is to create and maintain a conducive environment and provide facilities and services in support of learning, teaching and research at the college.
24 Hours Study Area
- This area is open for 24 hours*
- Equipped with WIFI connection and plug points
- About 100 reader spaces in this area.
- Learning Commons Study Area for leisure reading and common discussion environment
- More than 100 reader spaces and 10 computers with WiFi facilities
- The space is designed for those who wish to study in small groups with low-volume conversations.
Private Study Spaces
- A variety of study spaces for staff and students of the college
- These range from individual study spaces for quiet study, group study rooms where students can work together on projects or discussion.
- Pedal desks don’t take you far, but they can help you live longer. Students can now workout while revising.
- Provides photocopy machines workstation at Level 5 to facilitate users in making photocopies.
- Users are allowed to photocopy several pages of books for their references
- Users are reminded to abide by the Copyright Act 1987
Book Collection Type
Open shelf collection is a collection of library materials that can be checked out from the Library. The open collection consists of academic and general books in various subject areas.
Reference collection refers to reference books such Encyclopedia, Dictionaries, Handbooks, Biography and Directories. These are non-circulating items which can only be used within the library.
Only one Redspot book may be borrowed at any one time and the duration of loan shall be 3 hours. They are non-circulating items which can only be used within the library
The college is managed by the Senior Management Group, chaired by the President, Ms. Anne Rajasaikaran, who works closely with the Vice-President and other senior officers in the group.
The college is governed by the Board of Directors comprising senior industrialists, economist, and educationist. The Chairman of the Board is Tunku Dato’ Yaacob Khyra, Executive Chairman of MAA Group of companies and the Chairman of the college.
The academic governance of the college is through the Senate, which comprises the full senior academic managers.
- Borrowing Services and Book Renewals
- Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
- Reference and Information Services
- Electronic & Multimedia Reference Services
- Computerized Information Searches
- Leisure Reading Area and Discussion Room
- Complaints & Suggestion Box Services
- Internet Service
- Beall’s List of Potential Predatory Journals and Publisher
- Cambridge University Press
- Cambridge International AS and A Levels
- Cochrane Library
- DOAJ (Diretory of Open Access Journal)
- Edexcel A-Level Exam Papers
- Electronic Library of Mathematics
- Electronic Journals of the University of Malaya (ejournal)
- Free Medical Journals
- Research Gate
- MALREP Malaysian Academic Library Institutional Repository
- Malaysian Academic Libraries’ Institutional Repositories
- Malaysia National Library (PNM) – U-Pustaka Online Resources
- Microsoft Academic
- MyJurnal – Malaysian Journals
- National Library of Medicine (NLM) Classification for Library Materials
- OALib Journal
- Spinger Link
- Sarawak State Library Online Resources
- Sociology and Criminology
- UN-iLibrary (Digital content created by United Nations)
- Google Scholar
- Harvard Dataverse
- Harzing.com Publish or Perish
- International Bibliographic Database on Higher Education (HEDBIB)
- International Journals of Multidisciplinary Research Academy
- African Health OER Network
- BC Campus Open Textbooks
- COL Commons
- Creative Common Licences (cc)
- DOAB – Directory of Open Access Books
- DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals
- DOER – Directory of Open Educational Resources
- FreeTechBooks.com (Open access computer science books and textbooks)
- Internet Archive – Digital Library of Free Books, Movies and Music
- Malaysia Copyright Act 1987
- MIT Open Courseware
- NOUN OER Repository
- NPTEL – National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning
- Open Book Publishers
- Open Educational Resources (OER) Awareness – Monash University, Malaysia
- Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons Library
- Open Educational Resources (OER) – University of New Hampshire, USA
- Open Educational Resources (OER) World Map
- OpenStax – Rice University, USA
- Open Textbook Library
- O’Reilly Open Books
- Saylor.org Academy
- SDG Academy
- Skills Commons
Search our catalogue to view bibliography information on holdings we have in our library
Rules and Regulations
- Patrons are responsible for library materials borrowed in their names.
- Student Id of the patron should be displayed upon entering the Library.
- Student Id and library membership privileges are not transferable
- Books borrowed from the holding library (ie. location of the books) should be returned to the library where the books are borrowed from.
- A fine is imposed on overdue material items. The fine amount is continuously accumulated until the item is returned.
- The Library reserves the right to recall any library item which is out on loan when the item is urgently required. If the item is not returned promptly, borrowing privileges of the borrower may be suspended until the item is returned.
- Renewal is not allowed if:
- the book is overdue
- the book is reserved by another patron
- the book is being recalled by the library
- Any losses and damages to library materials must be replaced by the borrower. The charges will be as follows:
- A replacement copy (being the latest edition at the time of loss) at borrower’s own expense, or the borrower pays double the price of the current market price of the latest edition of the lost or damaged item.
- Overdue fines (if any).
- Library is not responsible for the loss or damage to personal property or valuables left within library premises. Please do not leave money, wallets, hand phones, iPad, and other valuable items unattended.
- Student must return borrowed items and settle outstanding fines by the last day of final examinations or before withdrawing from the college. Failure to do so will result in the forfeiture or deduction of the security deposit.
- Copyright protection in Malaysia is governed by the Copyright Act 1987. Patrons must comply with copyright laws and licensing agreements when using computers, software, online resources, and photocopying facilities.
- Library patrons should be decently attired.
- Silence should be observed in the Library. Mobile phones should be kept on silent mode in order not to disturb other users.
- Patrons who do not comply with the library rules and regulations or cause disturbances may be asked to leave the library by the library staff
- Reservation of seats is not allowed in the library. Any items left unattended in the Library will be removed