(Hajah) Fuziah bt. Haji Mohd. Nadzar

Respected and Award-winning former lecturer of Information Management in Universiti Teknologi MARA | Master of Science in Library Science, (Case Western Reserve University, USA)  | School of Library Science (Institut Teknologi MARA, Malaysia) | Lecturer | Researcher | Trainer | Consultant | Mentor

Areas of Specialisation

  • Abstracting and Indexing
  • Computerised Cataloguing
  • RDA Cataloguing
  • Metadata and Resource Discovery
  • Organisation of Information
  • Information Search and Retrieval
  • Thesaurus Construction
  • Research Project supervision

Hajah Fuziah requires no introduction in the field of library science. She has spent more than 30 years teaching, developing, and grooming librarians and information managers as part of her role as a lecturer in the Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).  She was also the Head of School (Dean) of the School of Library Science, Institute Teknologi MARA from 1991 – 1994.   Her last position was Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer in UiTM.

Not only does Puan Fuziah lecture students, she was also a Mentor Lecturer – providing guidance and advice to young lecturers under the Young Lecturer Scheme Scholars.  Her other roles include:

  • Supervisor – PhD and Master by Research
  • Researcher (1984 – present)
  • Curriculum Development Committee Member
  • Resource Person for the courses on Abstracting & Indexing, Computerised Cataloguing, Information Search & Retrieval, and Metadata
  • Consultant (1986 – present)
  • Course Facilitator & Trainer  (1984 – present)
  • Translator
  • Editor
  • Chairman – Committee of the Program on Development and Monitoring of
  • Monitoring Committee Member – Program for the Monitoring of Lecturers’ Teaching
  • Internal Academic Auditor
  • External Examiner
  • Faculty Academic Council, Senior Member
  • Member of various academic committees
  • Reviewer/Evaluator of conference and journal articles

Hjh Fuziah has written and co-written many books, book chapters, journal articles, conference papers and proceedings.

Her awards include:

  • School of Library Science Best Student Award, ITM (1979)
  • ITM/PSD Young Lecturer Scheme Scholarship (Sept. 1980 –
    May 1982)
  • UiTM Excellent Service Award (1997)
  • UiTM Loyal Service Award for 25 Years (2008)
  • UiTM Excellent Service Award (2008)
  • UiTM Loyal Service Award for 31 Years (2013)
  • 2013 Best Employee Award for the Library and Information Management Program (IM244), Faculty of Information Management, UiTM Puncak Perdana
  • PERMATA Award (2013) – (Award for Best Lecturer from IMSA, Information Management
    Student Association)

Hjh Fuziah has also won innovations awards as part of the team for the following projects:

  • Bronze Medal (2011): “MyLIS-dex”, an indexing project of library websites in Malaysia, is aimed to index and compile information on the websites of Malaysian libraries to support the efforts of searching for information and information retrieval.   (Innovation Carnival, Faculty of Information Management, UiTM Puncak Perdana.)
  • Bronze Medal (2011):  “Multi-purpose Laptop Table”, project to design and build a design
    of a multi-purpose laptop table, which can be placed in the computer labs or seminar halls in
    universities or schools. (Innovation Carnival, Faculty of Information Management, UiTM Puncak Perdana.)
  • Bronze Medal (2010):  LiBaC”, a computerised library system project which was designed using the Winisis software, developed in cooperation with lecturers from the FIM Department of UiTM Merbok, Kedah.  (Innovation Carnival,  UiTM Shah Alam.)


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