Perpustakaan Kampus Bintulu Sarawak (PKBS) is an information center in UPMKB which is run by 11 library assistants, an administrative assistant (clerical / operations) along with 2 librarians and a senior librarian under the leadership of the Head of the Library. Up to 2013 the library now has over 47,000 copies in various fields. Science and agriculture is one of the priority areas of the campus. Borneo Collection is a unique feature in this library has as a collection. Virtua library system has been introduced in Bintulu Sarawak Campus Library in 2009. This system has facilitated all of the library operations into system-based operation from cataloging till information searching. Circulation activities are also done with Virtua includes borrowing, returning and renewing. While the use of the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) will ease users to search library materials.
As an academic library, the library always promises to provide the best services and facilities. Excellent customer service has become the main priority to the institution by making it as a major pulse in every business.
Carrel is situated on the 1st floor and available for under-graduate student only. The rooms are provided for students to do their revision. Users need to provide their matrix card/staff card/member card and need to fill in the carrel’s form. Keys will be provided once the form is filled. Requests can be made at the Circulation Counter.
2. DISCUSSION ROOMS
There are five (5) discussion rooms located on the 1st floor which can be used for discussions and study groups for free. Each room can accommodate between 3-12 users. Requests can be made at the Circulation Counter.
3. ACTIVITY ROOM
Activity Room provided can be used for discussion activity or any activities related to learning and teaching program.
4. SEMINAR ROOM
There are five (5) seminar rooms provided which are located at the 2nd floor of the library.
5. POST GRADUATE ROOM
A Post Graduate Room with reading area is available for all postgraduate students at ground floor.
6. TRAINING ROOM
A Training Room is provided and can be used for workshops, courses, and lectures. This room is located at the ground floor.
7. SYSTEM AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNIT
Within this unit, users are allowed to use computers provided for internet surfing for free. Each usage is limited for only 30 minutes based on reservation queue. Another 30 minutes will be allowed if the computer is free to use. Users are required to fill the computer usage log and need to leave their matrix card at the counter before using the computers. Printing, editing, scanning and audio visual viewing are also available at this unit.
8. SRI BELIAN HALL
This hall is situated on the 2nd floor of the library. The Sri Belian Hall can accommodate about 500 users (with tables) and 1000 users (without tables) at a time. This hall also can be used for university events. Both government organizations and non-government organizations are also allowed to use this hall. The usage is subjected to terms and conditions provided.
9. WIRELESS INTERNET
The entire library building is Wi-Fi enabled. Those with laptop/notebook wishing to access internet are required to get login password from Information Technology Division.
The library has an auditorium which can be used for viewing video, CD-ROM and slides. It is located at the ground floor and has a seating capacity for 55 people. Reservations should be made by a lecturer or his representative at the Circulation Counter.
11. PIGEON HOLES
Users may keep their belongings such as umbrella, helmet, drinking bottle and bag in the pigeon holes which is located at ground floor of the library.
12. TV CORNER
TV viewing corner is available at the ground floor of the library.
13. PRAYER ROOM
Muslim prayer room is located at ground floor of the library.
P.O Box 396, Nyabau Road,
97008 Bintulu, Sarawak,