Information about the Newsletter

PSASLib-Link is published  twice a year by Perpsuatkaan Sultan Abdul Samad, Universiti Putra Malaysia and Springer Nature. The newsletter invites contributions from librarians, information scientists, educators, administrators, publishers, and other interested persons. Published online in June and December at

Types of Contributions

The newsletter publishes articles in all discipline of library and information science including library services and facilities, library collection, material search guide, information resources whether it is printed, digital or other medium. We will publish all types of articles/studies including work on the borders of library, librarianship services and strategy, while strengthening our expertise in traditional library services fields, as well as articles about researchers / research at UPM or other locations and relevant information or current issues to support learning, teaching and research.


Manuscripts should be written in English language.

Length: 200 – 1000 words.

Page layout: A4 size.

Margin: 1 inch on all sides.

Font type: Calibri 11 pt.

The first page of the manuscript should contain the following information:

Title of article, Name(s) and affiliation of author(s), Complete address, including telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address.

The second page of the manuscript is the content of the manuscript.

Author(s) are encouraged to submit manuscripts using Microsoft Word. 

Accuracy of Material

Author(s) is responsible for the accuracy of all data, statements and references.


Manuscripts submitted to the newsletter have not be published, accepted for publications nor simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere. By submitting a manuscript, the author(s) agree that copyright for the article is transferred to the publisher, if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication.

Tables, Figures and Illustrations

Tables, figures and illustrations should be provided within the text.


All manuscripts, requests for further information and other correspondence should be sent to:

Chief Editor,

Perpustakaan Sultan Abdul Samad
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603-89468648 / +603-89466947
Fax: +603-89483745

Chief Editor

Mdm. Salmah Abdullah (UPM Library)

Mabel Tang (Springer Nature)


Mdm. Azizah Zainal Abidin (UPM Library)

Dr. Zubaidah Iberahim (UPM Library)


Librarian of Research and Information Services Division (UPM Library)

Staff (UPM Library)

Staff (UPM)

Staff (Springer Nature)


Mss. Suzaini Mohamad Kasim (UPM Library)

Queenie Yuen (Springer Nature)


Mdm. Noor Syafini Zamani (UPM Library)