Human Resources

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ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest)

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Google Scholar

Accessing Google Scholar for articles. Google Scholar is a free platform that searches multiple sources including academic publishers, universities and other scholarly organisations.

Links to open sources websites and journals

Journal of Human Resources Management

since 1998, the Journal of Human Resource Management has served as an open access journal providing space for scientific discourse focused on the domains of human resource management and organizational behavior. 

 Human Resources Development International

Publishes research in the field of human resource development that explores issues of individual, group and organizational learning and performance.

Recommended books and ebooks

Open Textbook Library – Education

Textbooks in the Open Textbook Library are considered open because they are free to use and distribute, and are licensed to be freely adapted or changed with proper attribution.

Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia (PNM)  – U PUSTAKA

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PNM Overdrive

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

Others Institutional references and resources

Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM) 

Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM) was established in 1976 as Malaysia’s first professional body promoting the practice of Human Resource Management. As the leading and independent body for Human Resource Management in Malaysia.

Newspaper and Magazines

HR Magazines

HR magazine is the leading title for senior HR professionals and business leaders who want insight into and examples into develop high-performing and people-focussed organisations. It prides itself on its daily news, blogs and forums, research, new thinking, best practice and strategic information. 

The Straits Times – Human Resources

The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore and currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings. The Sunday Times is its Sunday edition. The newspaper was established on 15 July 1845 as The Straits Times and Singapore Journal of Commerce


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