Borneo Collection

Welcome to the Borneo Collection Subject Guide

This guide is designed to provide an overview of Borneo Collection resources which are made avaolable for the support of study and research activities. Borneo Collection is only provided at Bintulu (Sarawak) Campus Library where this collection consists of materials about Borneo Isles and all related topics.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, there are also number of titles are in audio-visual format.

Subject Call Numbers 

The Borneo Collection comes with a green label call number. Each call number is started with the symbol of 'kb' which represent Koleksi Borneo. The call number is provided based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool and below are some examples of Borneo Collection call numbers and its title:

Subject                                                                                                                            Call No.

  • The religion of the Tempasuk Dusuns of North Borneo                                                   kb BL2120 E92
  • Penan : Voice for the Borneo Rainforest                                                                         kb DS595.2 P44D265
  • Land and Longhouse : Agrarian transformation in the uplands of Sarawak                  kb HC445.5 C889
  • An Iban-English Dictionary                                                                                               kb PL5333.4 R514
  • Flowers and plants of Mount Kinabalu                                                                              kb QK367 S253
Audio-Visual Materials Getting Books From Elsewhere

These are some of title of Borneo Collection which are available in audio-visual format:

  • Sarawak Melanau Culture : Traditional Melanau Healing Ritual : Bebayuh
    (DS597.367 A135)
  •  Sarawak Bidayuh Culture : Traditional Bidayuh Wedding : Pinchawan
    (DS597.367 S24R639)
  •  Sarawak Iban Culture : Traditional Iban Wedding : Melah Pinang
    (DS597.367 S964)
  •  Sarawak malay Culture : Seni Silat Melayu Sarawak (GV111 S243A964)

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service, to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from another library.

Find Articles

This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant to Borneo Collection.

Printed Journals

Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is list of Borneo Collection journals that are available in Bintulu (Sarawak) Campus Library :

  • The Sarawak Museum Journal   AM101 S2613
  • The Sarawak Museum Journal : Sarawak Bau Limestone Biodiversity   DS597.367 S243
  • Sabah Parks Nature Journal  QH185 S23

Other journals subscribed by library can be search via WebOPAC to identify location and holdings.

E-Journals Getting articles from elsewhere

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from another library through our Document Delivery Service.

Reference Work

The Reference Room on the Ground Floor of Bintulu (Sarawak) Campus Library contains a number of different works such as dictionaries, encyclopedia, manuals, guides, handbooks etc.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias Handbooks & Manuals
  • Kayan - English Dictionary with appendices  PL5303 S728
  • Dayak Bidayuh- English Dictionary  PL5303 W718 1988
  • A Handy Reference Dictionary of Iban and English  PL5333.4 H236 1994
  • An Iban - English Dictionary  PL5333.4 R514
  • Kayan - English Dictionary  PL5336.4 K11 1990
  • The Encyclopedia of Iban Studies : Iban History, Society, and Culture 
    DS646.32 I2E56 2001
  • Manual Latihan Pemuliharaan dan Penyelidikan Hidupan Liar di Lapangan
    QL51 R1165
  • A manual of the Dipterocarp trees of Brunei State and of Sarawak SD397 D5A838
  • Manual of the non-Dipterocarp trees of Sarawak   SD397 N81A829
  • Manual of Sarawak timebr species properties and uses   TA419 M294 1987
  • Sarawak state Bibliography : 1 January 2004 - 31 Disember 2006  Z464 M3S243 2007
  • Failkuasa Pengarang Etnik Sabah dan Sarawak      Z699.355 M3F161
  • A Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Sabah.  QK495 N35C597
  • A field to the snakes of Borneo.  QL666 O6S933
  • A filed to guide to the frogs of Borneo.  QL668 E2I47
  • A field guide to the birds of Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Bali : The greater Sunda Island.  QL691.15 M158
  • Pocket guide to the birds of Borneo.  QL691 B6P346
  • A field guide to mammals of Borneo. QL729 B6P346
  • A guide to Bako National Park : Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo  SB484 M3H429
  • A guide to Gunung Mulu National Park : A world heritage site in Sarawak  SB484 M3H429 2002
  • A guide to the parks of Sabah  SB484 M3P553

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