Government & Public Policy

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ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest)

Features over 3,000 full-text journals, 25,000 Dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Emerald Insight

Emerald Insight includes journals and ebooks relevant to a range of subject areas, including Business, Management & Strategy, Education, and Public Policy & Environmental Management eJournal Collection.


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International Journal of Social Policy and Society

The International Journal of Social Policy and Society (IJSPS) is a refereed international journal published by ISM. IJSPS aims to promote multidisciplinary topics in social sciences highly correlated to the development of the society. 

The Malaysian Journal of International Relations, MJIR

The Malaysian Journal of International Relations, MJIR (ISSN 2600-8181) 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.

Journal of Governance and Development (JGD)

The Journal of Governance and Development (JGD) is an international journal published by the School of Government (SOG), College of Law, Government and International Studies (COLGIS), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).

Journal of Public Policy

The Journal of Public Policy applies social science theories and concepts to significant political, economic and social issues and to the ways in which public policies are made.

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy

The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy publishes research papers focusing on the intersection between accounting and public policy. Preference is given to papers illuminating through theoretical or empirical analysis, the effects of accounting on public policy and vice-versa.

Public Policy and Administration Review

Public Policy and Administration Review is an international peer-reviewed journal published by American Research Institute for Policy Development. The journal aims at exploring the latest developments in public administration and management – translating theory for practice and practice into theory.

Public Administration – Wiley Online Library

Public Administration, founded in 1922, is a major refereed journal with global circulation and global coverage. The journal publishes articles on all facets of public administration, public policy and public management. The editors are especially interested in papers that deal with major administrative challenges that generate theoretical advances and provide substantive insights.

Recommended books and ebooks

Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia (PNM)  – U PUSTAKA

u-Pustaka is an innovation that manifests a collaborative synergy from the Ministry of Information Communications and Culture (KPKK) through Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), with the support of the National Library of Malaysia (PNM) and the following u-Pustaka Consortium members.

PNM Overdrive

Browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the National Library of Malaysia digital collection.

Others Institutional references and resources

Institut Tadbiran Awam Negara (INTAN)

The National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) is the training arm of the Public Service Department, Malaysia. It began as a modest training centre at Port Dickson in September 1959 and known then as the Staff Training Centre. This centre provided training to officers on land administration, financial administration, office management and local government administration.

Collection of Malaysia Government Policies

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Centre for Public Policy Studies: CPPS

CPPS is an independent and non-partisan public policy institute that aims at fostering open-minded dialogue, enlightened leadership and better governance.

Institut Integriti Malaysia

IIM is the operational body of GIACC with the aim to develop the capabilities and competencies of the public and private sectors on matters pertaining to governance, integrity and anti-corruption, which ultimately aims to making Malaysia known for her integrity and not corruption.


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