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Library Collections

Books

About more than 5,000 copies of books are housed at Knowledge Management Unit (KMU), MII City Centre Wisma Sime Darby currently. These books are categorized into 3 collections:

  • General collection - an open access collection of books with all titles available for borrowing outside KMU.
  • Reference collection - an open access collection of reference items like dictionaries, handbooks, law reports, annual reports, encyclopedias, loose leaf collection, academic journals (etc.) with limited titles available for borrowing outside KMU.
  • Special collection - selected books published about or from ASEAN Countries and other relevant institutions with all titles available for borrowing outside KMU.

 

Periodicals/Serials

Periodicals/serials are categorized into 4 types:

  • Magazines - current issue of subscribed magazines located at Current Periodicals Display. The magazines are not available for borrowing outside KMU.
  • Bound magazines - past issues of magazines are bounded and shelved at open collections area.
  • Journals - academic journals and reviews of actuary and insurance.
  • Newspapers - current issue of subscribed newspapers available for onsite reference.

 

Audio Visual materials (AV)

AV collections are closed access collections with selected titles are available for borrowing. Kindly ask assistance from our librarians to get the materials you need. Headset is available upon request.

CollectionTypesDescription

DVDs, CDs

MDRT Collection

DVDs, MP3s published by MDRT including MDRT annual meeting presentations.

DVDs

Safetycare Collection

Collection of DVDs of risk and occupational safety training, complete with facilitator's guide and PDF overhead copies.

CDs

Audiobooks Collection

DVDs

Videos Collection

DVDs

Others Collection

  • Accompanying CDs from books
  • Available for borrowing
  • Kits
  DVDs

MII Conferences Collection

DVDs

Non circulation Collection

Fire Tariff, Motor Tariff, Other conferences DVDs

 

  Board Games/Kits/Maps

Board games, kits and maps are available upon reservation. Board games should be used inside KMU only.

List of Board Games

UNO Bingo set
Jenga Pictionary
Mastermind Scrabbles
Risk Monopoly
Cluedo 59 Family Game Centre
Game collection Upword

 

Digital Collection

Digital collections are made available for all active MII & Library individual members via MII Digital Library. To search within these collection, users are advised to use our search engine, MII Visualizer available in the library website (scroll up).

Sign in into our MII Digital Library to:

  • Download AMII/DMII past exam papers
  • Download MII eWeekly back issues & newspapers clippings
  • Download ejournal articles, conference papers, reports, etc
  • Access to online databases and ebooks (refer table below)
  • Read INSURANCE magazine online
  • Read INTAJ journal online

List of Online References

  • Purchased/Subscribed
  • Open Access / Free Access
  • Informative Website
  • Useful Research Tools
Online DatabasesTypesDescriptionAccess
Research & Statistics
Online Database

Bernama Library Infolink Service (BLIS)

Bernama domestic & foreign news, who's who, Malaysian industry statistics

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Research & Statistics
Online Database

OECD Insurance Statistics

OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) published annual insurance industry statistics and publications

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Online Newspapers Database

Library Press Display

2200 titles of online newspapers from 97 countries with available translation option

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Ebooks

Institute of South East Asia Studies

14 titles of ebooks on South East Asia countries economic & business relation in iGLibrary ebooks database

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Ebooks

iGLibrary ebooks database

Access to over 50,000 ebooks from 92 publishers in various subjects including insurance, sales and marketing

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Ebooks

eBrary ebooks database

Access to selected ebooks from eBrary eBooks database. Source link is available in MII Digital Library. Available for online reading or temporary download for offline reading.

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Ebooks

Ebscohost ebooks database

Access to selected ebooks from Ebscohost eBooks database. Source link is available in MII Digital Library. Available for online reading or temporary download for offline reading.

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Online DatabasesSubjectDescriptionAccess
Health & Medicine

Directory of Open Access Journal

Free access to journals and articles from BioMedCentral

  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
Health & Medicine

SpringerOpen

2200 titles of online newspapers from 97 countries with available translation mode

  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
Health & Medicine

Sumber Elektronik PNM

Online databases and ebooks subscribed by National Library of Malaysia. Registration is free.

  • Access is provided free by National Library of Malaysia: Click link in description to register
Online DatabasesSubjectDescriptionAccess
  Insurance & Takaful

Insurance Info

A Consumer Education Programme (CEP) on insurance and takaful known as InsuranceInfo and is a joint effort between Bank Negara Malaysia and the insurance and takaful industry. The InsuranceInfo is designed as a long-term programme to provide educational information to enable consumers to make well-informed decisions when purchasing insurance or takaful products.

  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
  General Insurance

Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia

Official website of The General Insurance Association of Malaysia, the statutory association for all registered insurers who transact general insurance business in Malaysia. Provides useful information and update onMalaysia's general insurance industry.

  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
  Life Insurance

Life Insurance Association of Malaysia

Official website of The General Insurance Association of Malaysia, the statutory association for all registered insurers who transact general insurance business in Malaysia. Provides useful information and update on Malaysia's general insurance industry.

  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
Takaful

ICMIF Takaful (International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation)

Knowledge base of interesting topic regarding takaful

  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
  Law etc.

Lawyerment

Knowledge base of interesting topic such as Banking, Finance, Law, Tax, Insurance, Intellectual Property and etc.

  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
Smoking

Quitday.org

QuitDay is a non profit organisation committed to help people getting free from addiction of smoking. This website provide useful information, research and tips and quitting smoke which will inspire people to quit smoking, and have a positive impact on the lives of their loved ones and their children.
  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
Cancer

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Apart from the events and programmes, the website provides informative sources for public to learn about types of cancer, support and treatment available which we deem useful for the worldwide.
  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
Medication safety, Personal injury

Consumer Dangers

ConsumerDangers.com is dedicated to keeping the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm. The website is continually updated with breaking news from government agencies, Watchdog Groups, and concerned citizens about Recalls & Safety affecting consumers. The team strives to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about every day products that can potentially cause harm.
  • Access is provided free by publishers: Click link in description
Online DatabasesDescriptionAccess

Mendeley

Academic citation guidelines

Free account available with limited functions

Dropbox

Online storage for file sharing

Free account available with limited functions

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