Online Resources

Online Databases

The Library provides access to a number of subscribed online databases.


  • ACM Digital Library
    Provides access to the full-text of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) publications, comprising journals, magazines, transactions, proceedings and others which focus on computer science, electronic, mechanical and other branches of engineering.

  • EBSCOhost Business Source Complete
    Provides access to the full-text of over 2,600 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, management information system (MIS), production and operations management (POM), accounting, finance and economics.

    Access via Business Searching Interface

  • Emerald
    Provides access to more than 220 full-text journals covering:
    • Management and business disciplines (marketing, HR & organizational behaviour, economics, accounting & finance, etc.)
    • Engineering disciplines (electrical & electronic engineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, etc.

  • Passport (formerly known as Passport GMID) 
    A global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide.

    Library users must accept the "Terms and Conditions" to access the database.

¤ Ebook Central (formerly known as Ebrary)

- Provides access to the full-text of more than 120,000 e-books covering various academic areas of study, including business and economics, computing and information technology, social sciences, psychology, life sciences, etc.

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¤ Research Library

- Provides access to the full-text of 5,000 journals and magazines covering arts and humanities, business and social sciences subjects.

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¤ SciTech Premium Collection

- Provides access to the full-text of over 1,300 journals and magazines covering science and technology. 

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  • ScienceDirect 
    Provides access to over 1,800 full-text journals covering subject areas below:
    1. Physical Sciences and Engineering Collection: chemical engineering, chemistry, computer science, earth and planetary sciences, energy, engineering, materials science, mathematics, physics and astronomy.
    2. Life Sciences Collection: agricultural and biological sciences, biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology, and immunology and microbiology.
    3. Health Sciences Collection: pharmacology, toxicology and pharmaceutical science.
    4. Social Sciences and Humanities Collection: psychology (applied psychology, clinical psychology, developmental and educational psychology, experimental and cognitive psychology, neuropsychology and physiological psychology, general psychology and social psychology).

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  • Scopus
    Abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature (scientific journals, books and conference proceedings) in life sciences, physical sciences, health sciences, and social sciences & humanities.

*For remote (off-campus) access, please login to the Student Intranet / Staff Intranet.


  • LawNet
    Online Library of Malaysian Laws containing Law Library (Acts of Parliament, Amendment Acts, etc.), e-Gazette, Judgments and Law Dictionary databases.
    **Authentication is required. To login, please approach the library staff at the Reference Desk/ Information Counter, Main Library.

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