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Library cataloging

Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)

which is also know as WebOPAC, PAC, WEVPAC, library catalog, and online catalog.

Our OPACs system generally contains records of all the items that are library catalogs and possesses a collection of materials specifically focused towards the topics of policies, management and indications of science, technology and innovation (STI).
Furthermore, there are also collections of materials in other fields such as management, motivation, religion and light reading materials.
The main collections of MOSTI Library are available in the forms of monographs, reports, journals, statistical data and research reports published by MOSTI.

MOSTI Library also collaborated as one of the consortium KIK (Katalog Induk Kebangsaan) managed by National Library of Malaysia.

Go to System

Collection Categories

A collection of library materials that can be led by users. It consists of books, reports, annual reports of other ministries/agencies, light reading materials and serial materials which are magazines and journals in various types of fields.

Reference collection refers to Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Acronyms, Vocabulary, Biography and Directories. These are uncirculated items, which can be referred within the library only.

Nadir Collection refers to publications issued before the 1990s and /or hard-to-get-away or have run out of print. It is also the heritage ministry as it contains valuable information for future references. The examples of these are collections such as First National Science and Technology Policy (1986-1989) and Annual Report of National Council for Scientific Research and Development (MPKSN) 1978-1979. Their collections are uncirculated items and to be used within the library only. Any enquiry please refer to Library Counter.

Serials collections consist of titles in various subjects such as science and technology, management, language, economy, health and technology. Items in the serials collection are available in a variety of formats such as journals, magazines, newspapers, online databases and electronic journals.

Business Process

Steps to Borrow Books

The library has over 10,000 titles of printed books, journals, reports, yearbooks, directories etc. Services available are stated below:



Decide your Title/Subject/Author



Search your book on Our Library System (OPAC)



View book listing and note down the call number.



Go to the Physical library to collect the book using the call number. 



Go to the counter and get the book registered for borrowing. 

Quick Link

Online Access to E-Library Resources


There are 51 e-books in STI subjects subscribed

E-resources databases
E-resources databases
E-resources databases
STI reference sources of online journals and full text ebooks