UiTM Library Guides

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Guide Collections

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General

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    This guide provides information on Artificial Intelligence and examples of applications.

    Keywords: AI, artificial intelligence, chatgpt
  • Collections
    List of library collection vary from digital to physical material.

    Keywords: book,database,thesis,special collection,recommendation,eqps,exam paper,online databases,ebooks,e-books,IR,institutional repository
  • Digital Archivist
    This guide provides information on the digital archivist's role and required skills in the field.

    Keywords: archive, skill, role, task, tools, chat with archivist, OFA, Online Finding Archive
  • Digital Librarian
    This guide explains the purpose and skillset required for a digital librarian.

    Keywords: skills, role, digital library
  • Digital Literacy
    This guide provides information on digital literacy, such as computer skills and privacy issues on the internet.

    Keywords: computer skill, ICt skill, privacy, security, safety, netiquette
  • Eikon Datastream
    Eikon

    Keywords: eikon
  • Facilities
    Check our facilities in the library.

    Keywords: computer lab, reading area, learning common, av room, booking, vr
  • Khazanah Melayu
    This guide provides an introduction on the special collection established by UiTM Libraries.

    Keywords: manuscript, cultural studies, Malay institution
  • Library Innovation
    Subject matter experts , also called SMEs, are professionals who have advanced knowledge in a specific field.

    Keywords: innovation, KIK
  • Library Virtual Tour
    This guide provides collection of virtual tour for the whole network of UiTM libraries across Malaysia.

    Keywords: tour, facilities, library, libraries, exhibition
  • Local Content Hub
    This guide provides an introduction to the library's unique collection.

    Keywords: local content, niche, digital collection
  • Newspaper@UiTM
    This guide provides an introduction to the unique collection established by UiTM Libraries.

    Keywords: newspaper, article, UiTM, article indexing
  • Open Science
    Keywords: citizen science, research data management,
  • Paper Machine
    This guide provides information on Paper Machine and complete guidance on utilizing the tool.

    Keywords: writing, guidance, researcher
  • People with Disabilities (OKU)
    This guide provides information on services and facilities provided by UiTM Libraries to support the teaching and learning of OKU users.

    Keywords: OKU, services, facilities
  • Record and Archive
    Repository of the permanently valuable records of an organization.

    Keywords: record, archive, Jabatan Arkib Universiti, services, facilities, Online Finding Archive, OFA, virtual tour, virtual exhibition, chat with archivist, binding, consultation, reference, loan, gallery, Galeri Tun Abdul Razak
  • Research Data Management
    This guide is intended to assist researchers with data management and provide access to data management tools and services.

    Keywords: RDM, data policy, research data, sensitive data, classification, handling, sharing
  • Resource Description and Access (RDA)
    This LibGuide consists of information on RDA. There are resources for both professional and paraprofessional catalogers, in addition to information that may be of interest to non-cataloging staff who are curious about RDA.

    Keywords: RDA, policy
  • Resource Sharing Initiative
    UiTM Library Resource Sharing

    Keywords: resource sharing
  • Services
    Resources and activities are provided by libraries to address the information needs of users.

    Keywords: borrow, return, renewal, fine, lost book, payment, external membership, book delivery service, BDS, inter-library loan, ILL, interlibrary loan, e-games, egames
  • Speed Reading
    A way of reading and understanding written texts faster than normal.

    Keywords: speed reading
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Subject

  • Accountancy
    Accountancy is a field of study and practice that focuses on managing financial information for businesses and organizations. It involves recording, analyzing, and interpreting financial transactions to provide accurate and useful financial information.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Administrative Science
    Academic discipline that explores the principles and practices of effectively managing organizations and their operations.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Agrotechnology & Plantation
    Agrotechnology is a branch of agriculture that combines technology and science to improve and enhance the efficiency of agricultural practices.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Applied Science
    Subject that applies scientific principles and knowledge to practical, real-world problems and challenges.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Architecture, Planning and Surveying
    Keywords: architecture, planning, surveying
  • Art & Design
    Creative field of study and practice that involves the creation of visual and aesthetic works

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Business
    Involves various functions such as marketing, finance, operations, and management, all aimed at achieving success and sustainability.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Chemical Engineering
    Engineering that uses chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology and economics to use and transform energy and materials.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Civil Engineering
    Engineering that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of infrastructure and structures essential for society.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Communication & Media
    Field of study that examines the content, background, and impacts of diverse media

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Computer science
    The study of computing, information, and automation

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Dentistry
    Branch of healthcare that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of issues related to the oral cavity, including teeth, gums, and the surrounding structures

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Education
    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Electrical Engineering
    Branch of engineering that deals with the study, design, and application of electrical systems and devices.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Film, Theatre & Animation
    Emphasize collaboration, creativity, and technical skills to produce captivating and impactful visual experiences.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Health Science
    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Hotel Management
    Covers various aspects of the hospitality industry, such as customer service, guest satisfaction, operations, and financial management.

    Keywords: hospitality, resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Information Management
    Ensures that data and information are available when needed, accurate, secure, and aligned with the one's need.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Law
    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Mathematics
    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Branch of engineering that deals with the design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems and devices

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Medicine
    Branch of science and healthcare that is concerned with the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illnesses and diseases in humans.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Music
    Form of art and expression that involves creating and organizing sounds in a meaningful and harmonious way

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Pharmacy
    Encompasses various aspects, including the preparation, dispensing, and proper use of drugs to promote health and well-being.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Policy studies
    Academic discipline that examines how policies are formulated, implemented, and evaluated in various contexts, including government, organizations, and communities

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
  • Sport Science
    Multidisciplinary field that explores the scientific principles behind sports and physical activity.

    Keywords: resources, printed resources, electronic resources, books, e-books, online databases, open access resources, uitm thesis, IR, institutional repository
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Research

  • Bibliographic databases
    A database that contains descriptive records of books, periodical articles, conference proceedings, and audio-visual collections.

    Keywords: Online database, Web of Science, Wos, Scopus, MyCite
  • Bibliometrics & Altmetrics
    This guide includes information on which of the databases contain citation measures that can be used to gage either an author, article or journal impact.

    Keywords: Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, citation impact, impact factor, Altmetrics provider
  • Formatting
    A set of standards for academic writing that dictate how a paper should look including typeface settings, margins, headers and footers, cover pages and page headings and citations.

    Keywords: UiTM thesis formatting, LateX
  • Google Search
    This guide provides in-depth steps to perform advanced Google Search.

    Keywords: advanced Google search, search operators
  • Portal for Research and Innovation Management (PRIMe)
    Portal for Research and Innovation Management

    Keywords: prime, faq
  • Predatory Journal
    This Library Guide will help you identify the Predatory journals and Publishers and related information

    Keywords: predatory journal, evaluating, predatory publishing, predatory
  • Research Ethics
    The ethics of the planning, conduct, and reporting of research.

    Keywords: publication ethics, authorship, contributors, misconduct
  • Research Metrics
    Quantitative measurements designed to evaluate research outputs and their impacts.

    Keywords: journal metrics, article metrics, author metrics, institution metrics
  • Research Profile
    A summary of an individual's academic and research accomplishments, expertise, and interests.

    Keywords: WoS Researcher ID, Scopus ID, Google Scholar, ORCID, ResearchGate, UiTM Expert, Academia.edu, LinkedIn
  • Research Resources
    A wide variety of facilities used to support results from research activities.

    Keywords: printed resources, e-books, online databases, DOAJ, open access resources, MyTO, UiTM IR
  • Research Support@UiTM library
    A range of services aimed at supporting researchers and the institution's research strategies.

    Keywords: PhDClinic@PTAR, consultation
  • Research Tools
    Any instrument or method used to collect, analyze, and interpret data in a systematic way to generate new knowledge.

    Keywords: data analysis, reference management, writing, plagiarism checker, SPSS, NVivo, ATLAS.ti, Mendeley, EndNote, Grammarly, Quillbot, Ouriginal
  • Scopus & Web of Science Searching
    This guide provides steps to perform advanced searching for Scopus and Web of Science.

    Keywords: Scopus, Web of Science, advanced search, searching
  • Systematic Literature Review
    This guide will define a systematic literature review and describe the writing process.

    Keywords: literature review, reviewing, PICO, SLR, problem statement, research question,
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User Education

  • Citing and Referencing
    Acknowledging your research sources clearly and correctly is an important part of academic integrity and communication. Acknowledgement may be in the form of in text citations, footnotes, endnotes and/or a bibliography.

    Keywords: citing, referencing, citation, plagiarism
  • Consultation
    PTAR provides consultation through PhD Clinic@PTAR. It is an informal consultation service that focuses on postgraduate students and researchers at UiTM in helping and supporting them to launch their research process.

    Keywords: phd clinic, research support, phd research consultation,
  • Literacy Programme
    Literacy programme assist students with searching or writing skills in accordance with established academic standards.

    Keywords: Literacy skill class, literacy programme, literacy skill,
  • Orientation
    It is a library user education programme conducted via online or face-to-face to new UiTM Students.

    Keywords: orientation, library orientation, library skill
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Writing Publishing

  • Indexed Journal
    A reliable sources of high-quality research.

    Keywords: Scopus, MyCite, Malaysian journal, UiTM journal, worldwide journal
  • ISBN, ISSN, DOI
    How to apply ISBN, ISSN, and DOI in UiTM for publication.

    Keywords: isbn, issn, doi
  • Predatory Journal
    This Library Guide will help you identify the Predatory journals and Publishers and related information

    Keywords: predatory journal, evaluating, predatory publishing, predatory
  • Publication Ethics
    Ethical standards for publication exist to ensure high-quality scientific publications, public trust in scientific findings, and that people receive credit for their ideas.

    Keywords: publication ethics, authorship, contributors, misconduct
  • Publisher's Guide
    A guide for choosing journal and open access.

    Keywords: choose a journal, open access journal
  • Writing & Publication Tools
    Tools that help you in writing.

    Keywords: data analysis, reference management, writing, plagiarism checker, SPSS, NVivo, ATLAS.ti, Mendeley, EndNote, Grammarly, Quillbot, Ouriginal
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How to

  • Library Space & Software (How-To)
    A guide on steps to reserved library spaces and UiTM software.

    Keywords: reservation library space, booking library space, BSU, university booking system, software, SPSS, NVivo,
  • Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)
    Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)

    Keywords: opac, login opac, login, search, searching, book, item category, item status, reservation, renewal, renew
  • Searching (How-To)
    A step-by-step guide on searching for resources at the library.

    Keywords: book, e-book, online database, UiTM thesis, EQPS, exam paper, UiTM IR, OPAC
  • Services (How-To)
    Resources and activities provided by libraries to address information needs of users.

    Keywords: borrow, return, renewal, book delivery service, BDS, inter-library loan, ILL, payment, fines, lost book, external membership, membership, OPAC, Mobile App@UiTM Library

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