Malaysia: Online Research Resources


Open Access Journals

Acta Electronica Malaysia
The subject areas include, but are not limited to the following fields: Active Elements, Analogue circuits, Electrical Drive Control, Power System Analysis, Control Engineering, Electromagnetism, Electronic Communications, Electronic Component, Electronic Computer, Electronic Design Automation, Electronic Stability Control, Electronic Storage, Embedded systems, Mechanics, Microelectronics, Passive Elements, Power Engineering, Semiconductors, Signal Processing, Video Technology, Wireless and Mobile Communications etc.,
Acta Informatica Malaysia
Acta Informatica Malaysia (AIM) is an international journal of high repute covering topics of interest to all those researching and working in the sciences of information and knowledge management. The Journal seeks to achieve a better understanding of the principles that underpin the effective creation, organization, storage, communication and utilization of information and knowledge resources.
ASEAN Journal of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (AJTLHE)
ASEAN Journal of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (AJTLHE) is devoted to the dissemination of information on teaching and learning in higher educational context. It is published twice a year (June & Dec) on the Web.
Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Journal
Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Journal (APMAJ) is jointly published by the Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association (APMAA - which is based in Japan), Accounting Research Institute and UiTM Press, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). APMAJ focuses on showcasing research findings related to management accounting theory, concepts and empirical research within the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. Among topics of interest include: management accounting practices, sustainability management accounting, environmental accounting, contemporary manangement accounting, strategic management accounting and many others.
Asian Academy of Management Journal
The Asian Academy of Management Journal (AAMJ) is a refereed journal that is jointly published by the Asian Academy of Management (AAM) and Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia ( The journal endeavors to provide forums for academicians and practitioners who are interested in the discussion of current and future issues and challenges impacting the Asian Management as well as promoting and disseminating relevant, high quality research in the field of management.
Some topics covered include: Human Resource Leadership and Work Values, Marketing, Internationalization, Corporate Governance, Technology Management, SME and Entrepreneurship, Banking, Economics, and Other Areas Related to Management.
Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting & Finance
The Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (AAMJAF) is a peer reviewed journal published twice a year (March and September) by the Asian Academy of Management (AAM) and Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia. It is a specialized journal focusing on research in Accounting and Finance.
Asian Journal of University Education
The objective of the journal is to provide a forum for the publication of research and discussion on all aspects of university education such as internationalization of higher education, teaching methodology, learning styles, assessment, curriculum development, educational leadership, educational management and administration, leadership, gender issues and quality assurance in higher education.
Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal, University of Hawaii
This website provides online journal articles about law and policy study in Asia-Pacific regions. Browse the journal or type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
Conservation Malaysia
A journal supporting the conservation of plants and animals in Malaysia.
E-Bangi Journal provides a premise for intellectual discourse, dissemination of research findings and theoretical debates among academics and researchers in Malaysia and world-wide.  Some topics covered in the journal include: social and physical environment, history, politic & strategy, Malay language, literature and cultural studies, media & communication, psychology & human development, language & linguistic.
Earth Science Malaysia
Earth Science Malaysia (ESMY) is an Open Access, peer reviewed, academic Journal promoting the various interdisciplinary aspects of earth sciences. The Journal focuses upon publishing various aspects under the scope of Physical Geography, Geomorphology, Soil Study, Hydrology, Meteorology, Climatology, Biogeography, Geology, Mineralogy and Petrology, Geochemistry, Paleontology, Stratigraphy, Structural Geology, Geology Engineering, Sedimentology, Geophysics and Geodesy, Seismic Activity, Crustal Geology, Edaphology and Pedology, Ecology, Oceanography and Limnology, Glaciology, Atmospheric Sciences, Atmospheric Chemistry, Atmospheric Physics, Gravity, Heat Flow, Vibrations, Electricity, Electromagnetic Waves, Magnetism, Radioactivity, Fluid Dynamics, Mineral Physics, Regions of the Earth, Size and form of the Earth, Structure of the Interior, Magnetosphere, Space Probes, etc
Gema publishes articles that deal with issues of language studies. The journal provides a venue for language researchers and practitioners to discuss, pursue and promote knowledge in emerging and developing areas in language studies. Articles can be from any of the following areas: LINGUISTICS: Applied linguistics and Cross-cultural linguistics, LITERATURE: New literatures in English, re-reading canonical literature, Popular literature and Malay literature. TEACHING AND LEARNING OF MALAY, TEACHING AND LEARNING OF ENGLISH, TEACHING AND LEARNING OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES, TRANSLATION STUDIES.
Geografia : Malaysian Journal of Society and Space
The bilingual (English - Malay) Geografia-Malaysian Journal of Society and Space (GMJSS) is an international, multidisciplinary journal published one to two, three or four times a year by the School of Social, Development and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). The GMJSS provides a venue for sharing and discussion of problems and issues in the developing world. It considers theoretical and empirical articles that deal with the environment, society and development of the developing countries from interrelated disciplinary viewpoints.
Intellectual Discourse
Intellectual Discourse is an academic, refereed journal, published twice a year by IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia. The main aim of the Journal is to encourage research, promote discussions and increase networking among scholars of Islam and those interested in the development of the Muslim world. The Journal considers four types of contributions: major articles reporting findings of original research; review articles synthesizing important deliberations related to the various disciplines within the Muslim world; short research notes or communications containing original ideas or discussions on vital issues of contemporary concern and book reviews; and brief reader comments or statements of divergent viewpoints.
International Islamic University Malaysia Engineering Journal
The IIUM Engineering Journal, published biannually, is a peer-reviewed open-access journal of the Kulliyah of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). The IIUM Engineering Journal publishes original research findings as regular papers, review papers, short communications and technical notes. The Journal provides a platform for Engineers, Researchers, Academicians, and Practitioners who are highly motivated in contributing to the Engineering disciplines, and Applied Sciences.
International journal of Asia-Pacific studies
The International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, IJAPS is a scholarly, multidisciplinary, internationally 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.
Issues in Language Studies
Issues in Language Studies or ILS welcomes articles either in English or Bahasa Melayu (Malay) that focus on the following topics: language learning and teaching, applied linguistics, linguistics, general language education, computer-assisted language learning (CALL), technology-mediated language learning, and other related areas.
Journal of Asian Studies
This is a website of the Journal of Asian Studies. It contains a wide range of research topics about Asia, and some articles are free for download.
Journal of Techno-Social
The Journal of Techno-Social publishes research articles, reviews and commentaries, etc. in the field of social sciences particularly those pertaining to man, environment, science and technology in the context of sustainability and globalization. The main purpose of this journal is to bridge the diverse and multi-disciplinary nature of social science into a common focus on man, environment and technology.
Jurnal Antarabangsa Alam dan Tamadun Melayu (IMAN)
International Journal of the Malay World and Civilisation (Iman) is published three times a year by Institute of the Malay World and Civilisation, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. The primary aim of the journal is to publish research undertaken by scholars and researchers in the field of Malay studies, including science and technology, language and linguistics, traditional and modern literature, history, human habitat and environment, culture and philosophy in the Malay world.
Jurnal Kejuruteraan (Journal of Engineering)
Jurnal Kejuruteraan (Journal of Engineering) is published by UKM Press. It is a medium provided by the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia to publish scholarly articles by the research community all over the region. It acts as an international forum for the publication of technical papers in all areas of engineering, built environment, engineering education, and engineering management.
Jurnal Komunikasi
Jurnal Komunikasi, Malaysian Journal of Communication is the pioneering journal for media and communication studies in Malaysia and the South East Asia Region. Its content covers current issues in media and communication research, addressing global and local concerns.
Jurnal Tribologi
The journal features a mix of experimental, numerical, and theoretical articles dealing with all aspects of the field, including, but not limited to, bearing design and technology, bio- and eco-tribology, biomimetics in tribology, condition monitoring in tribo-systems and contact mechanics.
Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia
This website provides reviews of socio-political topics related to Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
Malaysian Journal of Animal Science
MJAS is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to the publication of original papers based on research undertakings with the objectives to improve the quality of animal production, especially in the tropical environment, and ensure the sustainability of natural resources directly and indirectly affecting the livelihood and health of producers and consumers. MJAS also serves as a forum in exploring the viable options in addressing the issues of the animal industries.
MJMBR is the international, peer-reviewed journal devoted to research in the broad field of medical and biological sciences.
Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture
Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Agricultural (MJSA) is a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the understanding of sustainability in agricultural and food systems. MJSA publishes papers concerned with the advance of agriculture and the use of land resources throughout the world. MJSA publishes both theoretical developments and critical appraisals of new evidence on what is not sustainable about current or past agricultural and food systems, as well as on transitions towards agricultural and rural sustainability at farm, community, regional, national and international levels, and through food supply chains.
Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences
The Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences (MOJES) is peer review, open access online publication addressing the current issues in the field of Educational Sciences. MOJES serves as a forum of researchers, staff and students to raise issues across disciplinary boundaries and facilitate exchange of views in the field of educational science.
Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology
The Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology (MOJET) highlights the current issues in educational technology. MOJET is an international, professional referred journal in the interdisciplinary fields sponsored by Faculty of Education, University of Malaya. This journal serves as a platform for presenting and discussing the emerging issues on educational technology for readers who share common interests in understanding the developments of the integration of technology in education.
MALTESAS Multi-Disciplinary Research Journal
The MALTESAS Multi-Discliplinary Journal (MIRJO) has aimed to publish high-quality papers in the field of multi-disciplinary field such as engineering, applied mathematics, social sciences, and information technologies.
Movement, Health & Exercise
The scope of the MoHE journal encompasses all kinesiology-related disciplines but is not limited to papers focused on: Human Movement Studies, Sports Engineering, Human Performance, Physical Activity & Health, Sports Medicine, Management & Sports Studies, Rehabilitation.
Southeast Asia Tourism Monitor
Southeast Asia Tourism Monitor (sea-tm) - This bi-monthly newsletter takes a critical look at tourism policies and practices in Southeast Asia as well as in southern China. It particularly highlights people-centered perspectives aimed to advance civil rights, social and economic equity, cultural integrity, ecological sustainability and climate justice.

Digital Collections

Banking Industry in Southeast Asia Web Archive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This is an ongoing collection started in spring of 2017 highlighting the government, autonomous or semi-government, and a selection of the largest banks in the region.  Many of these banks produce a significant number of publications in PDF format making the information difficult to collect comprehensively in print format.  This will help researchers understand the banking landscape in the region.

Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawaii
This website contains a collection of 199 contemporary pictures of Malaysia.

Digital Collections, University of Washington Libraries
This websites contains old photograph collection and scanned- introductory paragraphs of Journal article in Thai scripts and other countries in Southeast Asia. Select a type of search, then type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.

Dutch East India Company Archives and Research, Towards a New Age of Partnership (TANAP)
This site provides archives of the Dutch East Indian Company activities in the 17th- and 18th-century in Asia, Africa and the West.

Hamilton Library’s Asia Digital collection (University of Hawaii)
This is a digital collection of old photographs of Malaysia and Southeast Asia by the University Hawaii.

SEAsite, Southeast Asia Picture Database (Northern Illinois University)
This site provides a digital photograph collection of a contemporary Malaysia.

Southeast Asia Vision Collection (Cornell University Library)
This site provides full download of old texts and rare books collection about Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.

The Digital Library of the Commons
This site provides full download of articles about Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.

The National Library of Australia
This website provides a digital photograph collection of Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.