Open Access Databases e-print
Provides open access to 922,096 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Bank Negara
Provides news, speeches, regulatory guidelines, publications and statistics related to banking, insurance and finance in Malaysia.

Bursa Malaysia
Bursa Malaysia provides information on Malaysian listed companies that includes online stock prices, trading information, annual reports and announcements.

Computing Research Repository
CoRR allows researchers to search, browse and download papers through its online repository related to research in computing.

CORE (COnnecting REpositories) aims to facilitate free access to scholarly publications distributed across many systems. As of today, CORE gives you access to millions of scholarly articles aggregated from many Open Access repositories.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short, the DOAJ aims to be the one-stop shop for users of open access journals.

EconBiz: Virtual Library for Economics and Business
EconBiz is a search portal for economics. The portal aims to support research in and teaching of economics with a central entry point for all kinds of subject-specific information and direct access to full texts.

Electronic Library of Mathematics
The Electronic Library of Mathematics contains online journals, article collections, monographs, and other electronic resources in the field of mathematics.

E-print Network
E-prints are scholarly and professional works electronically produced and shared by researchers with the intent of communicating research findings.

Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Hindawi Publishing Corporation provides many open access peer-reviewed articles from more than 400 journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines.

News and Image Bank
This database contains archival files of New Straits Times, Berita Harian, Sunday Mail, Malay Mail & Metro from 1991 onwards. Newspaper articles preceding 7 years from the date of search can be accessed free. For earlier articles, please check with one of the library officers.

Springer Open Journals
SpringerOpen includes Springer’s portfolio of 160+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of science ranging from very specialized titles to SpringerPlus, an interdisciplinary open access journal that covers all disciplines.

World Economic Outlook Database
The World Economic Outlook (WEO) database is created during the biannual WEO exercise, which begins in January and June of each year and results in the April and September WEO publication. Selected series from the publication are available in a database format.

A global science gateway—accelerating scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals.

Open Access E-Books

Directory of Open Access Books
The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books.

Free TechBooks
This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks.

Open Access Theses

DART-Europe E-theses Portal


MyTO (Malaysian These Online)

Theses Canada Portal

TROVE (Australasian Digital Theses)


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