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.
This journal publishes articles on the following topics: Cyber Security and Digital Forensic, Data Mining and Optimization, Industrial Informatics, Information Management and Policy, IT and Society, Knowledge Technology, Multimedia and Usability, Pattern Recognition, Network Communication and Technology, Software Engineering and Technology, Strategic Information Systems, Visual Informatics.
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 Fisheries Science publishes articles on problems and issues in fisheries science, including aquaculture, in Asia and other continents that are relevant to the Asian region. Topics covered in the journal include aquatic ecosystem, population dynamics, resource assessment, fishing gear technology, fish processing, socioeconomics, farming systems, breeding, nutrition, fish health, pollution and aquatic resources management.
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.
The purpose behind this Agriculture Special Issue is to bring “Big Data Solutions for Agriculture” to identify the key challenges that are faced by big data analysts trying to solve problems for agriculture communities, discuss potential solutions, and identify the opportunities emerging from cross-domain interactions among agriculture experts, hydrologists, dairy experts, aquaculture experts, and big data analytics experts. Topics covered include: All aspects of big data platform technology, Architecture for big data innovation, Big data and cloud computing innovations in agriculture, Data driven smart farming, Environmental big data integration, Internet of things in agriculture, Big data in agricultural disaster management, Decision support system for crop health monitoring, Agricultural systems modelling, Precision agriculture technologies, Agricultural automation, Soil and water management, Variable rate applicators, GPS and GIS involvement in agriculture, Management of spatial and temporal variability, Technological developments in the field of multispectral, hyperspectral and thermal imaging, Use of remote sensing data for defining management zones, Use of remote sensing data for calibrating or improving crop models, Use of remote sensing data for disease/pest detection and management, Fusion of remote sensing data with other data streams, Water footprint analysis, Water productivity analysis and water allocations, Groundwater management for agricultural use.
The Bulletin of the Geological Society of Malaysia is a peer-reviewed open access interdisciplinary journal which publishes Earth Science research that addresses not only trending research areas but also multidisciplinary application topics. The scope of published articles covers engineering geology, environmental geology, geochemistry, geomorphology, geophysics, hydrogeology, mining geology, paleontology, petroleum geology, regional geology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, structural geology and tectonics.
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.
JEBAT is committed to the publication and advancement of scholarship in the fields of social sciences and the humanities. It welcomes contributions from scholars interested in contemporary and historic Asia-Pacific issues, inter-disciplinary and comparative studies, and Malaysian studies.
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.
This journal covers topics including but not limited to: Computer Architecture and Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition, Computer Networks and Distributed Computing, Computer Graphics and Multimedia, Software Systems, Data Management and Data Mining, Data Science, Theory and Algorithms, Emerging Technology, Mobile Computing, Probabilistic and Statistical Method, Numerical Analysis, Computational Mathematics, Actuarial Mathematics.
The Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research (JEEIR) is an open access journal devoted to the fields of business and economics with a focus on the Islamic and emerging markets context.
The scope of the journal is broad and it includes but not limited to the following topics: General and Reference, Hardware, Computer Systems Organization, Networks, Software and its Engineering, Theory of Computation, Mathematics of Computing, Information Systems, Security and Privacy, Human-centered Computing, Computing Methodologies, Applied Computing, Social and Professional Topics.
The Journal of Pharmacy considers research findings from fundamental research to clinical investigations as original articles, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, general reviews and mini-reviews. The Journal provides a platform for Pharmacists, Researchers, Academicians, and Practitioners who are highly motivated in contributing to the Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences disciplines. The scope of this journal includes all areas related to pharmacy interest including, but not limited to, drug development, pharmaceutical/medicinal chemistry, drug targeting, structure-based drug design, computational chemistry, genomics, bioinformatics, pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutical analysis, pharmaceutical technology, drug delivery, drug formulation, industrial pharmacy, natural product research, pharmacy practice, clinical pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, social and administrative pharmacy.
Journal of Research, Policy & Practice of Teachers & Teacher Education covers theory, research and practice that concerns teachers, teaching and teacher education. It publishes papers that attempt to present research, innovative theoretical and/or practical insights with a focus on: Teaching as a profession, Teaching effectiveness, The pre-service and continuing education of teachers, New ideas and innovative practices, The professional development of teachers, Social and policy contexts of teacher education, Management of teachers and teacher education, Contemporary technology use.
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.
This journal publishes theoretical, innovative research and its applications in fields that are concerned with civil engineering, chemical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, as well as other emerging engineering disciplines.
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.
The Malaysian Journal of International Relations, MJIR is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published annually by the Department of International and Strategic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya. The MJIR welcomes original contributions related to international relations, foreign policy, diplomacy, political science, international political economy, strategic and security studies, and related fields.
MJMBR is the international, peer-reviewed journal devoted to research in the broad field of medical and biological sciences.
The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences (MJMS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, fully online journal that is published at least six times a year. The journal’s scope encompasses all aspects of medical sciences including biomedical, allied health, clinical and social sciences.
Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine (MJPHM) is the official Journal of Malaysian Public Health Physicians’ Association. This is an Open-Access and peer-reviewed Journal founded in 2001 with the main objective of providing a platform for publication of scientific articles in the areas of public health medicine. . The Journal is published in two volumes per year. Contributors are welcome to send their articles in all sub-discipline of public health including epidemiology, biostatistics, nutrition, family health, infectious diseases, health services research, gerontology, child health, adolescent health, behavioral medicine, rural health, chronic diseases, health promotion, public health policy and management, health economics, occupational health and environmental health.
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 Journal of Syariah and Law (MJSL) is published to provide an appropriate channel for information and research publication, case studies and book reviews related to Syariah and Law based on original research and ideas by the respective authors.
The main objective of the journal is to provide a channel for the publication of articles based on empirical research, original thoughts, comparative studies and commentaries in business management covering the areas of process, policy, strategy, theory, and behaviour with a focus on Malaysia, the Asian region and other emerging economies. The emerging economies contribute significantly to economic growth; this, coupled with their diverse and unique culture, offers a wealth of experience and knowledge that can be learned and shared. Malaysian Management Journal publishes (but is not limited to) on the following topics: Business Management, Business Regulation, Business Disruption, Business Strategy, Global Business, Crisis Management, Business Economics, Industrial Organization, Corporate Governance.
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.
MALIM covers the following topics: Values, Ethics, Religion and Philosophy, Civilizations, Ethnic Relations,Arts and Humanities, Education, Language and Management, Science, Technology, Sustainability and Society, and other areas related to general and interdisciplinary studies.
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.
Topics covered in this journal include, but are not limited to issues surrounding:
• Public Law – Criminal Law, Constitutions, Administrative Law, Environmental Law, and Public International Law
• Private law – Business Law, Corporation Law, Family Law, Consumer Law, Torts, Information, Technology/Cyber Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law, Private International Law
• Syariah law – Islamic Banking and Finance Law, Islamic Family Law, Islamic International Law, Islamic Inheritance Law, Islamic Judiciary and Fatwa, Takaful

Digital Collections

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.

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.