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Resources - Open Access Resources

Library provides links to open access resources which are peer-reviewed scholarly research and literature freely available online. These resources covers a wide spectrum of topics and subject areas such as science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.



Open Access Resources Descriptions
1. Accountants Today Accountants Today is a trade magazine servicing the public accounting profession in the United States. Started in 1987, it grew to a circulation of more than 30,000.
2. ACS Central Science Multidisciplinary journal that publishes articles of exceptional quality and interest to the broad chemistry and scientific community. The journal addresses important advances in fundamental areas of chemistry, as well as applied and interdisciplinary research highlighting the seminal role of chemistry in a wide range of other scientific disciplines.
3. ACS Omega ACS Omega is the open access journal for rapid publication of quality articles in chemistry and interfacing areas of science.
4. Architect Journal for Architecture Industry News and Building Resources for Architects and Architecture Industry Professionals.
5. Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society (APJFES) The aim of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society (APJFES) is to promote and enhance futures-oriented research development in the field of education and social sciences. The journal seeks to provide an international platform for social scientists, subject matter experts and postgraduate students to debate and disseminate research findings, facilitate discussion for new research ideas, methodologies and technological advancements, and highlight best theories, research frameworks and supreme practices for academics, management practitioners and policy makers. The articles published in the journal will cover a multi-disciplinary approach to study anthropology, economics, education, history, linguistics, communication, political science, psychology, and sociology. Papers dealing with theoretical, conceptual, and empirical aspects of the subject matter will be considered for publication.
6. Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism (APJIHT) The journal seeks to provide an international platform for hospitality and tourism educators, postgraduate students and researchers, to debate and disseminate research findings, facilitate the discussion of new research areas and techniques, and highlight best practices for industry practitioners. The articles published in the journal will cover a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary approach to studying the marketing, finance, economics and social aspects of hospitality and tourism. Papers dealing with theoretical, conceptual and empirical aspects of the subject matter will be considered for publication.
7. Cambridge Core Open Access The Cambridge Core Open Access eBook publishes a wide range of high-quality academic content including leading journals, research monographs, reference works. Cambridge Core provides access to unique, scholarly content published by Cambridge University Press, in one user-friendly and fully searchable online platform.



Open Access Resources Descriptions
1. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 40% of which comes from sponsors and 60% from members and publisher members.
2. Eprint UTM Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Institutional Repository (UTM-IR) is a digital collection of the University's intellectual or research output. Institutional repositories centralize, collect, preserve, and comply to open access concept of accessing collection of scholarly materials that showcases the research output of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia communities. UTM Library is responsible in archiving, establishing, collaborating, managing, maintaining and disseminating the content of UTM-IR
3. eResources@Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia (PNM) Perpustakaan negara malaysia allow users to search nationwide library catalogue.

User will be able to register as u-Pustaka memberships to access to all online services in the u-Pustaka portal and borrow books from Consortium Libraries. Register HERE.
4. ETDs: Virginia Tech Electronic Theses and Dissertations Virginia Tech has been a world leader in electronic theses and dissertation initiatives for more than 20 years. On January 1, 1997, Virginia Tech was the first university to require electronic submission of theses and dissertations (ETDs). Ever since then, Virginia Tech graduate students have been able to prepare, submit, review, and publish their theses and dissertations online and to append digital media such as images, data, audio, and video. 


Open Access Resources Descriptions
1. Hotels Magazine Established in 1966, HOTELS is a media brand serving the global hospitality industry and provides relevant content and perspectives to hotel senior management, owners and operators, and other management in 165 countries. 

HOTELS covers the deals, disruption and day-to-day details of the global hospitality industry and personifies the art and passion of the hospitality industry.
2. International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies IJAPS is a scholarly, multidiciplinary, international refereed publication focusing primarily on Asia (West, South, Southeast and East), Australasia and the Pacific Rim regions of the Americas (North, Central and South).

The disciplines of interest encompass politics, history, indigenous languages and literature, religion, man and the environment, ethno-history, anthropology, cultural heritage, social issues, economic development, war and conflict resolution, prehistory and archaeology, and the arts.
3. ITU iLibrary ITU iLibrary offers wide ranging research and knowledge to a variety of audiences with 403 ebook titles and 3,673 chapters available. 


Open Access Resources Descriptions
1. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication is a web-based, peer-reviewed scholarly journal. Its focus is social science research on communicating with computer-based media technologies. Within that general purview, the journal is broadly interdisciplinary, publishing work by scholars in communication, business, education, political science, sociology, psychology, media studies, information science, and other disciplines. Acceptable formats for submission include original research articles and meta-analyses of prior research.
2. Journal of Engineering Science & Technology (JESTEC) JESTEC (Journal of Engineering Science and Technology) is a peer-reviewed journal that aims at the publication and dissemination of original research articles on the latest developments in all fields of engineering science and technology. The journal publishes original papers in English, which contribute to the understanding of engineering science and improvement of the engineering technology and education. Papers may be theoretical (including computational), experimental or both.
3. Kreatif Beats
Regional magazine by The Design School, Taylor's University share diverse views as well as local or regional knowledge and information on creative disciplines, addresses pressing or pertinent issues related to the creative disciplines or thought processes and trends in South East Asia and South Asia.
4. Lingnan University Hong Kong
This series contains MPhil and PhD theses as approved by Lingnan University dating back to 1999. Unless otherwise stated, fulltext access is available for all theses. © Copyright of these theses are owned by their authors. Any reproduction, adaptation, distribution or dissemination of these theses without express authorization is strictly prohibited.



Open Access Resources Descriptions
1. Malaysian Academic repository (MALRep) This discovery service are able to search Malaysian Academic Library Institutional Repository from various information databases (OAI-PMH Service). Authentication required when users are trying to get fulltext documents from third party services esp. commercial information databases. MALRep includes more than 480k records representing digital resources from more than 25 contributors. The records of the open access digital resources available via MALRep lead to a wide range of materials, and include: Journal articles, Newspapers, Manuscripts, Digital text, Photographic images (jpeg, tiff, gif), theses and research papers.
2. Malaysian Journal of ELT Research, MAJER Malaysian Journal of ELT Research (MAJER) intended for academics, researchers, teacher educators and graduate students who are involved in research and dissemination of knowledge in the field. This is a refereed online journal which will publish articles in two issues a year (June and December). All articles in this journal undergo anonymous peer review by two referees.
3. Malaysian theses online (MyTO) It lists the theses collection compiled from public academic universities and university colleges as well as private academic universities.
4. Marketing (Malaysia Edition) Marketing (Malaysia Edition) Magazine is Malaysia’s leading marketing communications industry portal which curate local, regional and global trending news and views and create shareable content for an audience of affluent decision makers every month
5. Mice in Asia An independent sepecial interest magazine dedicated to meeting, incentive, convention and exhibition. MICE in Asia targets the needs of conference organisers, meeting planners, event managers, incentive buyers and professionals in business tourism. Provides up-to-date reports and information on MICE, the latest destinations in Asia, convention venues and meeting facilities throughout Asia
6. Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) Promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Support electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide. Our website includes resources for university administrators, librarians, faculty, students, and the general public. Topics include how to find, create, and preserve ETDs; how to set up an ETD program; legal and technical questions; and the latest news and research in the ETD community.
7. OECD iLibrary OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books,  papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.
8. OpenDissertations OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions. 


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Open Access Resources Descriptions
1. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research seeks to attract readers and contributors from all disciplines, field and themes that pertain to the study of Communication and the Humanities. We welcome manuscripts ranging from Visual Studies, Visual Communication, Literary Studies, Socio-linguistics to Media Studies, Mass Communication, Cultural and Cognitive Studies with an empirical focus on Southeast Asia. 
2. Taylor's Business Review TBR is a double-blind peer reviewed international journal published by Taylor’s Business School, Taylor’s University, Malaysia. The Editorial Board comprising of researchers and scholars from different countries is committed to publish research papers that help to advance the business disciplines.

TBR will be an outlet for research in the following areas (but not limiting to):

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Marketing
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Management
  • International Business
  • Organization Behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Governance.
3. TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism The TEAM Journal is the official publication of the Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia. The journal is being steered by the association and it is hoped that it would one day establish itself as one of the leading multidisciplinary publications in Asia Pacific. One issue of the journal is published annually in the month of December.
4. The CRELDA Journal Journal of the Centre for Research in Law and Development in Asia (The CRELDA Journal) is a journal of research in law and development in Asia, providing a major platform for publication of high-quality research, policy and legal analysis within the field of law. It publishes refereed academic and practitioner papers on a wide range of legal topics such as corporate law, human rights and liberties, medical law and legal education.
5. The English Teacher The English Teacher promotes research and reflection on effective English language teaching and learning, and it is intended for teachers and instructors who are primarily involved in teaching children and adults.This is a refereed online journal publishing three issues (April, August, December) per year. It is an open access online journal.
6. The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertation (NDLTD) An international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). NDLTD support electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide. Our website includes resources for university administrators, librarians, faculty, students, and the general public. Topics include how to find, create, and preserve ETDs; how to set up an ETD program; legal and technical questions; and the latest news and research in the ETD communitySearch the 4,877,248 electronic theses and dissertations contained in the NDLTD archive.
7. The Commonwealth iLibrary
The Commonwealth iLibrary offers wide ranging research and knowledge to a variety of audiences which covered following topics:
  • globalisation and multilateral trade issues
  • export and enterprise development
  • education
  • gender
  • public service management and reform
  • law and human rights
8. Tourismos Tourismos is an international, multi-disciplinary, refereed (peer-reviewed) journal aiming to promote and enhance research in all fields of tourism, including travel, hospitality and leisure.
9. TTGmice TTGmice delivers pertinent insights on Asia-Pacific’s MICE developments. Its award-winning editorials and intelligence analysis make this leading business resource a key read by MICE professionals across diverse industry sectors throughout the region.
10. UM Research Repository  The best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
11. United Nation iLibrary 
The United Nations iLibrary is the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations.
Covers the following topics:
  • Agriculture Rural Development and Forestry
  • Children and Youth
  • Democracy and Governance
  • Disarmament
  • Drugs, Crime and Terrorism
  • Economic and Social Development
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Human Rights and Refugees
  • Human Settlements and Urban Issues
  • International Law and Justice
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Migration
  • Natural Resources, Water and Energy
  • Peacekeeping and Security
  • Population and Demography
  • Public Health
  • Transportation and Public Safety
  • United Nations
  • Women and Gender Issues



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