Human Ecology

Welcome to the Human Ecology Subject Guide...

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into family, youth and children, Gerontology, sustainable use, family economics, social planning and community empowerment, music and culture and pluralism 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.

  • Emerald e-Books
  • Wiley e-Books
  • Springer 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.

    • Social sciences (General)                                                              H1-99
    • Sociology                                                                                        HM(1)-1281
    • History of sociology.History of sociological theory                    HM435-477
    • Theory.Method.Relations to other subjects                               HM481-554
    • Culture                                                                                           HM621-656
    • Social control                                                                                 HM661-696
    • Social structure                                                                             HM706
    • Organizational sociology.Organization theory                           HM786-806
    • Deviant behavior.Social deviance                                                HM811-821
    • Social change                                                                                 HM831-901
    • Social psychology                                                                           HM1001-1281
    • Interpersonal relations.Social behavior                                       HM1106-1171
    • The family.Marriage.Women                                                         HQ1-2044
    • Yuoth.Adolescents.Teenagers                                                      HQ793-799.2
    • Life style                                                                                        HQ2042-2044
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 Human Ecology, 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 human ecology:

  • Cambridge Journal Online
  • CSA Illumina
  • ProQuest Central
  • ProQuest Arts & Humanities Full Text
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Wiley - Blackwell

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

  • Applied and environmental microbiology   QR1 A6
  • Diogenes   B1 D5
  • Feminist review     HQ1154 F329
  • International journal of ecology and environmental sciences      QH540 I6
  • Journal of experimental psychology-Human perception and performance   BF311 J64
  • Journal of humanities   H8 J95
  • Journal of the operational research society   Q175 O59
  • Kemanusiaan   H8 K31
  • The American psychologist   BF1 A45

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 Works

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
  • Statistik perburuhan dan sumber manusia = Kementerian Sumber Manusia   HD8700.6 H236
  • Laporan statistik. Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat, Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat Malaysia   HV400.6 M4J11
  • Buku statistik = Statistics book. Jabatan Perhubungan Perusahaan, Kementerian Sumber Manusia   HD8700.6 M3J11
  • Statistik dan petunjuk-petunjuk utama = Statistics and key indocators. Jabatan Perhubungan Perusahaan Malaysia, Kementerian Sumber Manusia   HD8700.6 M3J11
  • Statistik pendaftaran dan penempatan pekerjaan = Kementerian Sumber Manusia HD5822.6 M3K31
  • The family practice handbook   RC55 F198 2001
  • Handbook of the nations: a brief guide to the economy, government, land, demographics, communicatios, transportation systems and national defense establishment of each of 267 entities of the worls   G122 H236 2001
Internet Sources

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

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