The Library maintains a traditional card catalogue, as well as an online catalogue.
Over 40 databases providing access to over 140,000 e-books, 12,000 scholarly journals, review articles and newspapers on social sciences and natural sciences are available online. Access to these database is made possible thanks to the support from Open Access Foundation and Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL).
Individual databases can also be searched and accessed from http://uy.edu.mm/elibrary
The UYR provides access to publications from UY and is available from http://uyr.uy.edu.mm/
University of Yangon students and faculty are encouraged to use resources offered via the Library. Subject Guides provide organised access to subject material available via EDS. They also include Open access resources as available.
Other open access resources are also available through the following access points.
Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge including for those who do not have personal or institutional subscriptions to journals, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder.
A full explanation can be found here, in this article by Peter Stuber.
UYL makes available 20 PCs and more than 25 laptops, with internet access, in the Library computer room. Laptops could not be taken out of the Library.
Library users can also access Wi-Fi in the library using their personal devices.
Staffed by information professionals, the Reference Service provides library users with research assistance and guidance in locating information and resources.
Library users are encouraged to consult with the Reference Librarian if they require assistance. The service is located on the first floor. The service also provides personal help via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and phone (dial 95 1 537250)