Library

Services

LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP

Internal Membership

All registered students, full-time and part-time academic and non-academic staff of the university are automatically registered as UNISSA library members.

Reciprocal Borrowing Scheme

All of UNISSA staff and students are quality for onsite borrowing privileges at UBD, UTB, KUPU SB, POLITEKNIK and IBTE.

Alumni Membership

Former staff and all UNISSA graduates may apply for alumni membership to get access to some of library collection and services.

External Membership

Non UNISSA members (Non-alumni) may apply for external membership to use UNISSA library.

LENDING SERVICES

LOAN PRIVILEGES

USER CATEGORIESNUMBER OF BOOKSLENDING PERIOD
Academic & Administration staff2060 days
Doctor of Philosophy (Phd)1714 days
Masters & Postgraduate Diploma1214 days
Undergraduates814 days
Diploma814 days
Alumni membership514 days
External membership514 days
Reciprocol borrowing scheme (RBS)210 days

Long term loan (14 days):

General Collection, Multimedia Collection, Mazhab Syafie Collection and International Collection.

Short term loan (3 days):

Second copy pf Reference, Bruneiana, UNISSA Archive and Personal Donation Collection.

For Reference Only:

First copy of Reference, Bruneiana and UNISSA Archive, Journal, Thesis, Examination Paper, Personal Donation 1 (KP1) and Restricted Collection.

Loan

Material loan can be made at the library counter or through self-check-out machine provided.

Return

All loan material can be returned at the circulation counter or through manual and automated book drop machine.

Overdue

Overdue charges must be paid for failure in returning or renewing items on time.

Renewal

Material on loan can be renewed twice. It can be done via the library OPAC.

Reservation

Reservation of books is a service to ensure that a book which is out on will be held for applicant when it is returned.

Interlibrary loan

An interlibrary loan is a service whereby UNISSA Library lends book from other libraries to obtain materials that are not available by UNISSA library users.

Book recommendation

Users are welcome to make a suggestion to purchase book/s for library collection if: The library does not own a copy or more copies needed.

REMOTE LENDING SERVICES

Online Search Request

Need help finding books? Our library staff will assist in searching for the books and have them reserved for pick-up later.

Please complete the online form

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1azH1nP8azszMsPmmDlJrsg0Ze3gUW_xscmO3Tevh6tg/prefill

Curbside Pick-Up Service

Users that have requested library books online may pick-up or collect books without leaving their car.

Home Delivery Service

Now users may request library books to be delivered to their homes with additional charges.

INFORMATION SERVICES

Books search request

UNISSA library provides assistant for lectures requesting help to search and hold book titles. The retrieved books will be reserved in a holding desk to be collected within 3 days after the search request was made. Only UNISSA lecturers can place a book search request.

Reference assistant

UNISSA library will also provide assistance for those needing further references and additional resources about their research. Those who are keen may make a one-on-one appointment with the reference Librarian via email: library@unissa.edu.bn

New releases

UNISSA library releases new book titles every two weeks, these books are then displayed in the designed book racks located at the Ground Floor or the library. Whereas, UNISSA newest publication are displayed on the Iqra’ book shelf. Patrons can view the new releases via our Facebook and Instagram.

LIBRARY ACTIVITIES

The library coordinates a number of activities held every year:

  • Best Academician Patron
  • Social Media Month
  • Mini Book Bazaars
  • Cube for Book and stationery Sales
  • Amnesty Week
  • UNISSA Book Fair (Ma’rid al-Kutub)
  • Library Club
  • Book Drive

Special Exhibition

To highlight UNISSA library diverse collection, the library organizes special exhibitions to celebrate Brunei Darussalam, special occasions throughout the year. Additionally the library will have special displays of books and collections on relevant topics as well as notable figures in Brunei Darussalam.

LIBRARY TRAINING: INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS

MODULE 1 OUTLINES:

BASIC LIBRARY SKILLS: OPAC

Part 1: Introduction of information Literacy skills and how to save time in finding information.

Part 2: UNISSA Library.

Part 3: Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

Part 4: Practical session on locating books in UNISSA library.

MODULE 2 OUTLINES:

DATABASES & INFORMATION SEARCHING STRATEGIES

Part 1: Beyond UNISSA Library: E-resources

Part 2: Databases

Part 3: Repository

Part 4: Open Access Resources

Part 5: Practical session

MODULE 3 MENDELEY:

Part 1: Introduction to citation

Part 2: Register & Install mendeley

Part 3: The reference on citing

Part 5: Share your reference

Contact Info

Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali
Spg 347, Jalan Pasar Gadong
BE 1310 Negara Brunei Darussalam.

Office Call Number: +673 2462000 ext 603/604
Library Helpline: +6738873346

norhasinah.moksin@unissa.edu.bn
syukriyyah.kahar@unissa.edu.bn
library@unissa.edu.bn

UNISSA Library Social Media

   

Working Hours

SCHOOL TERMS
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & SATURDAY :
8.00 AM – 12.15 PM (CLOSED AT NOON) 1.30 PM - 4.30 PM

FRIDAY, SUNDAY & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS : CLOSED

REVISION & EXAM WEEK
MONDAY,  TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY :

8.00 AM – 9.00 PM

(unless otherwise stated)

THURSDAY & SATURDAY :
8.00 AM – 5.30 PM

FRIDAY & SUNDAY :
8.00 AM – 12.00 PM / 1.30 PM – 5.30 PM

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS : CLOSED

MID / INTER-SEMESTER BREAK / LONG VACATION
MONDAY – THURSDAY & SATURDAY :
8.00 AM – 12.15 PM / 1.30 PM – 4.30 PM

FRIDAY, SUNDAY & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS : CLOSED

SINAUT CAMPUS LIBRARY 

MONDAY – THURSDAY : CLOSED
SATURDAY :
8.00 AM – 12.15 PM / 1.30 PM – 4.30 PM

RAMADHAN OPERATING HOURS
MONDAY – THURSDAY & SATURDAY
8.00 AM – 2.00 PM

Contact Info

Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali
Spg 347, Jalan Pasar Gadong
BE 1310 Negara Brunei Darussalam.

Office Call Number: +673 2462000 ext 603/604
Library Helpline: +6738873346

norhasinah.moksin@unissa.edu.bn
syukriyyah.kahar@unissa.edu.bn
library@unissa.edu.bn

UNISSA Library Social Media

   

Working Hours

SCHOOL TERMS
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & SATURDAY :
8.00 AM – 12.15 PM (CLOSED AT NOON) 1.30 PM - 4.30 PM

FRIDAY, SUNDAY & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS : CLOSED

REVISION & EXAM WEEK
MONDAY,  TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY :

8.00 AM – 9.00 PM

(unless otherwise stated)

THURSDAY & SATURDAY :
8.00 AM – 5.30 PM

FRIDAY & SUNDAY :
8.00 AM – 12.00 PM / 1.30 PM – 5.30 PM

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS : CLOSED

MID / INTER-SEMESTER BREAK / LONG VACATION
MONDAY – THURSDAY & SATURDAY :
8.00 AM – 12.15 PM / 1.30 PM – 4.30 PM

FRIDAY, SUNDAY & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS : CLOSED

SINAUT CAMPUS LIBRARY 

MONDAY – THURSDAY : CLOSED
SATURDAY :
8.00 AM – 12.15 PM / 1.30 PM – 4.30 PM

RAMADHAN OPERATING HOURS
MONDAY – THURSDAY & SATURDAY
8.00 AM – 2.00 PM