Research Support FAQs

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Where should I go when I need help doing research?
How can I access to my library account?
How to find articles/ journals in Library USM?
How can I access articles/journals database from outside USM campus
Requesting Articles
What software can I download from USM Library?
Where can I download software provided by the library?
Where can I check for the workshop schedule?

Where should I go when I need help doing research? 
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Q. Where should I go when I need help doing research?
You can consult our librarian at i-counter (PHS 1) or Reference Counter (PHS) to solve your research problems.

You can also set an appointment to meet our experts for an in-depth consultation, but this one-to-one consultation/ online consultation service is applied only after you’ve attended our training courses. To register for our training courses, please register online here.

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How can I access to my library account?rary USM?
Q. How can I access to my library account?
To access your library account you need to visit our library website www.lib.usm.my and click on Log in to Your Account.

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Your log in ID will be either your matric no / IC no. / Passport no.

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How to find articles/ journals in Library USM?
Q. How to find articles/ journals in Library USM?
You can use library KRISALIS to search for articles and journals subscribed by USM Library.

Go to www.lib.usm.my and scroll down. Click on Discovery to search articles and journals.

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How can I access articles/journals database from outside USM campus
Q. How can I access articles/journals database from outside USM campus?
You can access library journal and articles database even if you are outside USM campus.

Go to www.lib.usm.my and click on Off Campus Log In via Open Athens.

You will need to enter your e-mail address and password. (*****@students.usm.my)

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Requesting Articles
Q. Requesting Articles
Inter-Library Loan [Article]

Please use the ILL (Article) to make request an article that is not available in Library subscription. You can reach it through library website.

http://www.lib.usm.my > Services > Inter Library Loan Services > click on
Borang Pinjaman  Antara Perpustakaan [Artikel] / Inter Library Loan Form [Article]

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What software can I download from USM Library?
Q. What software can I download from USM Library?
USM library provides software to download only for USM student and staff as follow:

i. IBM SPSS Statistics Campus Edition V24.0

ii. Microsoft Office 365

Free Software

  1. Mendeley

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Where can I download software provided by the library?
Q. Where can I download software provided by the library?
Users can download software from our website. Go to www.lib.usm.my and click on Research Support Training. On the ribbon, click on Download

Or click on this link: https://referencephsusm.wordpress.com/download-2/

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Where can I check for the workshop schedule?
Q. Where can I check for the workshop schedule?
You can get the workshop schedule from the library website.

Go to www.lib.usm.my and click on Research Support Training.

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Or click on this link:

https://referencephsusm.wordpress.com/schedule/

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