Additional Resources

During this pandemic situation of Covid-19 that is happening around the world, there are a number of online resources that are available for free. You can find the list under the Covid-19 tab for each of the subject area listed here.

Take note of the duration of the free access if stated.

 

Hungry for more?

Are you running out of books to read? Fret not. You can always tap into the National Library of Malaysia for more reading materials. From children’s books to fiction, non-fiction, best-sellers and even audio books.

Follow the instructions in the website for access remotely.

Recommended resources:

Overdrive – e-books
Zinio – digital magazines
PressReader – international and local newspapers

Access to Law Trove

During this period of lockdown, the University has been granted access to Law Trove.

It enables you to search and interrogate the wealth of Oxford’s textbook law list.

To login, use the ‘Sign in via your Institution‘ option on the left hand side.

Example of titles available:

Tort Law Directions (6th ed.)  by Vera Bermingham and Carol Brennan

Ashworth’s Principles of Criminal Law (9th ed.)  by Jeremy Horder

The online access is available until 31 May 2020.

 

Study Advice service

There’ll be a launching event of the Study Advice service at LRC at 1.30pm, 21 January (Tue).

All students and staff of UoRM are welcomed. For more information about the service please click here.

Note: There might be a bit of a noise during the event but it should end by 2.30pm. Apologies in advance to all LRC users.

Book Exchange Corner

Would you like a free book? Please visit our Book Exchange Corner and have a look. Pick up a book that you are interested in.

On the other hand, if you’ve a pre-loved book collecting dust, drop it off over here. Someone else may enjoy reading it too. But please ensure that it is still in good condition.

Together we can keep the reading habit going and reduce wastage.

 

CNY weekend

In conjunction with the Chinese New Year Celebrations, the LRC will be closed on

24 to 27 Jan (Fri to Mon).

Normal operating hours resumes on 28 Jan.

The LRC wishes all a prosperous and peaceful year.


Year End Break

The LRC is closed on 21-29 December in line with the year end Campus closure.

However, you may continue to access the online resources for ebooks and other resources.

Normal opening hours resumes on 30 December 2019.

May you have a fantastic holiday and be refreshed for 2020.

November off days

The LRC will be closed on

15 November (Friday)

as a replacement holiday declared for 3 November.

If you have loans due on that day please return before the due date or renew the book(s) online. Should you have any other issues please approach the counter staff.

One Stop Help Desk

With effect from 3 Sept, the LRC counter will be a one stop Help Desk for all matters related to Student,  Welfare and Academic Services (SWAS), IT and LRC. Besides the normal LRC services such as paying fines, reference service, account inquiry, you may now perform other services such as:

  • top-up your prepaid card for photocopying/printing,
  • collect your Campus Card,
  • report ‘lost and found’ items
  • request assistance for your IT issues.

We hope this arrangement will better assist you with your needs. Please provide us your feedback at

lrc@reading.edu.my

it@reading.edu.my or

studenthelp@reading.edu.my