Community Development

Welcome to the Canine Subject Guide

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research that related to community development area.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers

Many e-books in the Library's collection is listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

  • Science Direct e-Books
  • Springer e-Books
  • Emerald e-Books
  • Proquest e-Books

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The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

Subject Call Number

Social Sciences (General)    H1-99
Theory and method of social science statistics    HA29-32
Competition. Production. Wealth    HB238-251
Demography. Population. Vital events   HB848-3697
Economic growth, development, planning    HD72-88
Sociology – Community    HM756-781
Social perception. Social cognition    HM1041-1101
Interpersonal relations. Social behaviour   HM1106-1171
Community centres. Social centres    HN41-46
Children. Child development    HQ767.8-792.2
Youth. Adolescents. Teenagers   HQ793-799.2
Adulthood    HQ799.95-799.97
Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.  HS1-3371
Communities. Classes. Races    HT51-1595
Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology   HT101-395
City population   HT201-221
Rural groups. Rural sociology   HT401-485
Races   HT1501-1595
Social pathology. Social and public welfare.   HV1-9960
Social service. Social work. Charity   HV40-69
Socialism. Communism. Anarchism   HX1-970.7

Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service, to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from another library.

Find Articles

This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant to Community Development, and provides links to the Library's e-journals page, and how to obtain journal articles.

Related Databases Printed Journals

Use online databases to find journal articles about a subject. Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Cummunity Development:

  • Cambridge University Press
  • Ebscohost – Subscribed by the Ministry via Malaysia Citation Centre (MCC)
  • Emerald Management Xtra Plus
  • ProQuest Central
  • Science Direct
  • SpringerLink
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Wiley Online Library

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Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is list of journals often used in Community Development.

  • Behavioural sciences and community development  HN1 B4
  • Community development journal   HN1 C612
  • Nada KPLB HN49   C6N126
  • Suara KEMAS   HN700.6 A44
  • Dewan Masyarakat  HN700.6 A44
  • Environs/ Department of Environment, Housing & Community Development Australia  HC602 E61

Other journals subscribed by library can be search via WebOPAC to identify location and holdings.

E-Journals Getting articles from elsewhere

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from another library through our Document Delivery Service.

Reference Work

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc.There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet

Statistical Sources
Laporan tahunan / Kementerian Pembangunan Luar Bandar  HN49 C6M239
Laporan tahunan =Annual report / Jabatan Kemajuan Masyarakat, Kementerian Kemajuan Luar Bandar dan Wilayah   HN49.6 M3J11
Laporan kewangan = Financial report / Lembaga Pembangunan Langkawi  
HT178 M3L1531

Laporan tahunan / Kementerian Perpaduan Negara dan Pembangunan Masyarakat HN41 M3M239
Annual report / Family Health Development Division  W2JM2 M239
Tourism and sustainable community development.  G155 A1T727
Community economics: linking theory and practice. HT388 S525 2004
Community rights, conservation and contested land: the politics of natural resource governance in Africa.  QH77 A4C734
Evaluating communication for development: a framework for social change.   HN49 C6L567
Global perspectives on gender and space: engaging feminism and development.     HQ1240 G562
One planet communities: a real-life guide to sustainable living.
HN49.C6 D441

Rhetoric, literacies, and narratives of sustainability.  HC79 E5R472
Liveable communities for aging populations: urban design for longevity. HQ1063 B187
Empowering the children's and young people's workforce: practice based knowledge, skills and understanding.   HV751 A6E55
Handbooks Bibiliographies & Directories
Adult education for community development.  HN90 C6H217
Community development : a critical approach.  HN49 C6L475
Can neighbourhoods save the city? : community development and social innovation.  HN49 C6C212
The mosque as a community development centre : programme and architectural design guidelines for contemporary Muslim societies.
NA4670 M697

Community visioning programs : processes and outcomes. HM761 C734
Schools and urban revitalization : rethinking institutions and community development.  LC5131 S372
An annotated bibliography on community development in the Philippines from 1946-1959 (special research project no. 4). Z7168.C85C6
Agrarian reform : a bibliography.  Z7164.L3V81
Free money : for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
HG4027.7 B658 1989

Directory of organisations involved in community education and participation in water supply and sanitation.  TD927 D598

Theses & Dissertations

 Finding Theses & Dissertations
  •  UPMIR 
     Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository is an on-line digital archive that serves as a central collection and storage of scientific information and research at the Universiti Putra Malaysia.
  • Proquest Dissertation & Theses – please login to EzProxy
    The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research


This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of Biology resources available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.


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APA Sytle Guide Bibliography Management Tools
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.) BF76.7 P976 2001

  • APA Style

From the American Psychological Association

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab

From University of Malaya Library (UML)

From Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College

Bibliography management tools (also known as citation or reference management tools) help you organize your research sources and generate bibliographies in multiple citation formats.

Mendeley allows users to create their own personal bibliography.

Mendeley offers:
• Specialized database management service designed for bibliographic references – web based citation manager
• Importing of references from various sources
• Storage and searching of personalized data
• Formatting of bibliographies AND manuscripts in different styles

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