Literature Search Help

Research Writing Room is one of the services that researchers can use to do their research works.  These rooms are located at level 4 PTAR Utama.  Users who require privacy and comfort may use the room for 8 hours per day every day.  Please register at the Circulation Counter, PTAR Utama in order to use the facility.

Research Writing Room

Research Writing Room is one of the services that researchers can use to do their research works.  These rooms are located at level 4 PTAR Utama.  Users who require privacy and comfort may use the room for 8 hours per day every day.  Please register at the Circulation Counter, PTAR Utama in order to use the facility.

Research Consultation

Users undetaking research are encouraged to discuss their research needs with our librarians. We will guide you in brainstorming your topics, choosing and navigating appropriate database and print resources, planning the search strategies and using reference management tools such as EndNote & Mendeley. Please approach our 
Reference Desk or email us for appointment

Reference Desk : 

  • Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Razak Utama - 03 5543 8581
  • Perpustakaan Pengurusan Perniagaan TAR - 03 5544 3733
  • Perpustakaan Undang-Undang TAR - 03 5544 8059
  • Perpustakaan Kejuruteraan TAR - 03-5543 6516
  • Perpustakaan Sains dan Teknologi TAR - 03 5544 3809
  • Perpustakaan Alam Bina TAR - 03 5544 4824

Inter Library Loan

Users can request for books or articles from other instituitions through the inter library loan service. Through this service, the library (PTAR) will borrow books or get copies of articles on your behalf from other instituitions, provided that the books and articles are not helb by PTAR. Fill up this form to request for inter library loan service.

Library Research Skills Training

Module

Finding the most relevant  information for your research may take much of your precious time.  The Library offers  these courses to assist students  and researchers in their literature searching and academic writings.

Modules Descriptions
Web of Knowledge
Duration : 1 – 2 hours
  1. Literature searching – search by author, journal title, subject, key word, affiliation, article title
  2. Journal ranking using Journal Citation Report
  3. Research impact -  impact factor, citation, h- index
  4. Exporting to EndNotes
Scopus
Duration : 1- 2 hours
  1. Literature searching – search by author, journal title, subject, key word, affiliation, article title
  2. Journal ranking using SJR & SNIP
  3. Citation analysis
  4. Export to EndNotes
Citation management  with Endnote X7 for Windows : Basic
Duration : 1 - 2 hours 
  1. Software installation step by step
  2. Inserting bibliographic information using manual entry
  3. Importing bibliographic information from online resources
  4. Importing full text file  from online resources.
  5. Using Endnote while writing a paper in Microsoft Word
Citation management  using Wizfolio : Basic
Duration : 1 – 2 hours
  1. Client download/installation step by step
  2. Inserting bibliographic information using manual entry
  3. Importing bibliographic information from online resources
  4. Importing full text file  from online resources
Citation management  using  Mendeley : Basic
Duration : 1 – 2 hours
  1. Client download/installation step by step
  2. Inserting bibliographic information using manual entry
  3. Importing bibliographic information from online resources
  4. Importing full text file  from online resources.
Online database A quick guide on online resources subscribed by the library, accessing from different locations, searching, importing and printing
Journal ranking  & analysis
Duration : 1 – 2 hours
A  sharing session on how to use Journal Citation Reports to identify journals in a given field,  selecting journals to publish in, how journals’ impact factor are calculated and other ranking tools
Publication  and Citation Tracking A session on how to track publication, citation & h-index for individual writer, faculty or university.