Open Shelf Collection

Consists of books from all subject fields and could be borrowed by users within the indicated specified period.

Reference Collection

Consists of reference materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, biographies, manuals, bibliographies, statistics, indexes, abstracts, almanacs, atlases, yearbooks, etc. This collection can be referred to users only in the library.

Standard Collection

Consists of the Malaysian Standard, British Standard, American National Standard, etc. This collection can be referred by users only in the library.

Media Collection

Consists of non-printed and digital materials such as VCD, CD-ROM, etc.

Journal Collection

Consists of the past and current periodical publication materials such as journals, magazines, bulletins.

Examination Paper Collection

Consists of non-printed materials. The non- printed materials can be accessed through the library portal.

Under Graduate Project and Thesis Collection

Consists of under graduate projects and theses which were written by the staff and students of UMK. The collection is located at the special collection room which can be referred to at the Circulation Counter. Photocopying is not permitted. The abstracts can be accessed through the UMK Intitutional Repository.

Special Collection
The Special Collection is located at Entrepreneurship Resource Centre. Basically, the collection is specifically on entrepreneurship area includes Babson collection, entrepreneurship books and journal, Kelantan collections and also UMK collections. Materials of this collection can only be referred in the library.
Light Reading Collection

Consists of materials like general and popular materials in bulletins, flyers, etc which are applicable to all levels of users and can be referred to only in the library

Fiction Collection

Consists of Malay and English novels which can be borrowed.

Online Databases

Online databases are subscribed to support the development of learning and research. They include:
i. Internal Database
ii. External Database

Internal Database

This `in-house’ database is created to provide more information on:
· Examination papers
· Newspaper articles
· Theses
· Journals
· Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

Banned Item Collection

Consists of materials that are banned by the Malaysia government. The collection is for reference only. To have access to the materials, users must have a recommendation letter from their Heads of Department and permission from the Head of the Customer Service Division. 

Control Item Collection

Consists of questions and answers materials such as English textbook. Materials of this collection can only be borrowed by lecturers.