To be a world class center of excellence for education and research in the fields of Information Management, Knowledge Management, Library Management and Record Management.


  • Provide education for information professionals to enable a well-balanced, knowledgeable, competitive, and ethical workforce for the development of Malaysia as a knowledge society.
  • Provide continuous education program at various levels to fulfill the needs of working information personnel to enhance knowledge, skill and competency in line with the national policy on capacity building and lifelong learning.
  • Provide leadership in consultancy and research for individuals and organizations interested in research and development in the areas encompassing information, knowledge, library, archive & record management.


The faculty believes in educating information professionals, enabling them to become the catalyst for the knowledge-based society, transforming Malaysia into a developed country.


The objectives of the faculty are:

  • To fulfill the manpower needs for professionally qualified information personnel for the development of the nation towards vision 2020.
  • To provide academic and professional programs of high quality, innovative and up-to-date.
  • To provide quality teaching with the support of practical training, research, publishing, and consultancy work.
  • To increase the quality, effectiveness and the variety of training programs in line with industry needs and technological advancement.
  • To produce graduates capable of playing a key role in the promotion of reading habits and information-rich society.