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STRIDE’s Library plays an important role in providing facilities to support and assist users in their studies, research and education.

STRIDE’s Library which is located in Block A, holds up to 80 people at one time. It started its operation when STRIDE was established and serves as an important information centre to all the STRIDE’s researchers and staff. The resources are freely accessible, in addition to loan services that are available for various types of references. Discussion room, multimedia corner, computer with internet service equipped with OPAC System (on-line public access cataloguing) are also available for the convenience of the researchers.

Almost 6,000 volumes of collections in various fields are available, mainly in Science and Technology, Economy, Law, Mechanical and Religion. STRIDE’s Library also subscribes magazines, journals and local newspapers. STRIDE’s library is also registered as a member of Inter Library Loan System (SPP) in collaboration with Malaysia National Library, which is the national level coordinator that also provides access to pnmdigital journal.

Library's Vision

To develop quality collections and to provide efficient, systematic and user friendly facilities and services.

Library's Mission

It functions as a catalyst for study and research process through the use of the latest technology to produce leaders of Transformation in National Defence Technology.

Library's Quality Policy

The Library is committed to provide quality collections, efficient and prudent services to fulfil customers’ needs in line with the Ministry of Defence’s vision, mission and objectives.

Library's Collection

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Science and Technology
  • Aircraft Engineering
  • Religion
  • General
  • Computer

Types of Material

  • Monograph
  • Serial Publication
  • Government Agency’s Annual Report
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine
  • Ministry’s Bulletin

 Types of Collection

  • Loan Collection
  • Reference Collection
  • Collection of Light Reading
  • Special Collection, Brochure, Government Agency’s Annual Report
  • Government Circular/General Order
  • Government Acts

Library Services

A. Circulation Services


All registered users are allowed to make loans on books and other materials provided in the library.

Loan Method/Amount of Loans

Borrowers must present their ID Card at the counter for loan process. The amount of loan is as below:

Borrower Amount of Book for Loan
Loan Duration
Expert Researcher 5 books 1 month 2 times
Researcher 5 books 1 month 2 times
Other STRIDE Members 5 books 1 month 2 times

*Loan renewal can be made through telephone call or e-mail


B. Information and Reference Services

These services are basically to assist users in searching and using library materials as well as to get the right information needed.


C. Current Awareness Service

The Library provides announcement of new books through the Library’s OPAC service.


D. Internet Service

Internet service is provided at Level 1 of the Library building. One (1) terminal is available for information retrieval.


E. Publication Supply System

Publication Supply System (SPP) is an inter-library service that allows users to get reference material from other library when it cannot be obtained from STRIDE’s Library.


F. Group Loan

STRIDE’s Library is registered with PNM and can make loans up to 400 titles at any time. This helps STRIDE members to get the latest reading materials.


G. Magazine/Annual Report

Latest magazines and annual reports are available for the reference of all STRIDE members.


H. PNM Digital

STRIDE’s Library is registered with PNM for local and international journal access purposes.

Reference Children and Teenagers General e-Magazine and e-Newspaper e-Book e-Journal
Database World Almanac Kids, Rosen Digital, National Geographic Kids, Score A Programme World Almanac Online, Travel 42, Mango Language, Digital Literacy, Alexander Street Press, Financial Literacy Bernama Library and Infolink Services (BLIS), Zinio, National Geographic Virtual Library, Library Press Display, NSTP – E Media Ebrary, World eBook Library, Overdrive, PNM E-Lib, Ebscohost eBook, IG Library, Mason Crest, ME Book, Alkem Digital Library Emerald Management e-Journal 175 + Engineering and Emerald Backfiles Archives, Ebscohost Premier Public Library Packages, Islamic Finance News, British Medical Journal, Lawnet, E-Law, Business Monitor Online

Library Facilities

A. Open Reading Area

An open reading area is available at Level 1 of the Library building and can hold up to 80 people at one time.


B. Multimedia Corner

One (1) multimedia corner is provided for the use of all STRIDE members such as viewing of corporate videos, documentaries and others.


C. Leisure Area/Sofa

One (1) leisure area with sofa is available for leisure reading and for the use of all STRIDE members.


D. Computer/Desktop

One (1) internet computer is provided at Level 1 of the Library building for online information searching (OPAC).

Library Staff

Name : Abdul Ahad bin Md Burhanudeen

Position : Library Assistant

Telephone : 603-8732 4592

E-mail : ahad[dot]borhanudeen[at]stride[dot]gov[dot]my


Name : Faridah binti Ismail

Position : Library Assistant

Telephone : 603-8732 4626

E-mail : faridah[dot]ismail[at]stride[dot]gov[dot]my

Operation Hours

Monday - Thursday : 8.00 am - 4.30 pm

Friday : 8.00 am - 12.15 noon | 2.45 - 4.30 pm

Saturday and Sunday : Closed