Welcome to the Education Subject Guide...

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into educational studies, language and humanities education, science and technical education, professional development and continuing education, counselor education and counseling psychology, education sport studies and etc.

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.

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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.

  • Education  L7-991
  • History of education  LA5-2396
  • Theory and practice of education   LB5-3640
  • Special aspects of education   LC8-6691
  • Recreation leisure   GV1-1860
  • Psychology   BF1-990
  • Philology. Linguistics   P1-1091
  • English Language   PE1-3729
  • Literature   PN45-6790
  • Health Education   RA440-440.55
Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Serviceto 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 Education, 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 Education:

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

  • Applied physiology, nutrition, and metaboilsm  GV561 C3
  • Association for Physical education matters  GV201 B7
  • British journal of educational psychology  LB1051 B7
  • Ethics   BJ1 E8
  • Harvard Educational Review  L11 H3
  • ICHPER-SD journal: the official magazine of the International council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance  GV201 J86
  • International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism   RC1235 I59
  • International Journal of Sports Psychologist   GV706.4 I5
  • Journal of College Student Development   LB2343 J86
  • Journal of comparative Psychology   BF1 J6
  • Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance   V201 J6
  • Malaysian journal of University Education   LB2372 M3M239
  • Physical & Helath Education Journal    RA440 A1C3
  • Research in the Teaching of English    PE1066 R432
  • The American Psychologist    BF1 A45
  • The Chronicle of Hisgher Education   BP190.5 S3M987

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 Directories
  • Perangkaan Pengajian Tinggi   LB2846 P246
  • Perangkaan Pendidikan=Educational statistics   L584 M3P426
  • Perangkaan Pendidikan Malaysia=Educational statistics of Malaysia   L584 M3A4
  • Perangkaan Pendidikan Malaysia=Malaysia Educational Statistics   L584 M3A4
  • Perangkaan Pendidikan SM Agama Negeri/Rakyat dan Tadika  LB1140 A1P426
  • Perangkaan Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia. Bahagian Perancangan dan Peneyelidikan, Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia    LB2846 P24
  • Perangkaan pengambilan mengikut kursus di sekolah menengah Vokasional, sekolah Menengah teknik, Politeknik Ungku Omar, Ipoh, Maktab Teknik, Kuala Lumpur   LC145 M3P427
  • Laporan statistik peperiksaan  LB3058 M3M239
  • Statistik dalam psikologi dan pendidikan   HA29.5 L278
  • Statistik Peneyelidikan dalam Pendidikan dan Sains Sosial   LB2846 A398
  • Directory of distance education institutions.    LC5800 D598
  • Directory of educational provision for handicapped children in developing Commonwealth countries.   LC4036.C65 C65 1973
  • Directory of educational research institutions in the Asian region: Repertoire des institutions de recherches sur l'education en Asie.                                                             LB1028 U59 1970
  • Directory of teacher preparation programs in TESOL and bilingual education 1978-1981. PE1128 A2B644
  • Directory of higher education Malaysia.  LA1236 D598 2003
  • Directory of language training and services for business: a guide to resources in further and higher education.  P40.5 L362M527
  • Directory of rural studies scholars and educators.  S533 D598
  • Directory of selected scholars and researchers in Southeast Asia.  AZ779 D57
  • Directory of sport science: a journey through time: the changing face of ICSSPE.
    GV558 B735 2008
  • Directory of UNFPA-funded and UNESCO-assisted population education projects in Asia.  HB850.5 A75D598 1991
  • Education career directory: a practical, one stop guide to getting a job in the field of education.   LB1780 E24
  • Gale directory of learning worldwide : a guide to faculty and institutions of highereducation, research and culture.  AS2 G151
  • International directory of institutions active in the field of environmental education.
    GF5 I62
Handbooks Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
  • 1999/2000 handbook on tertiary education opportunities in Malaysia.  
    L691 N576
  • Handbook of adult and continuing education.  LC5251 H236
  • Handbook of research on educational communications and technology.
     LB1028.3 H236 2004
  • International handbook of Universities: and other institutions of higher education.
     L900 I58 1991
  • The cyclopedia education dictionary.  LB15 S733
  • Dictionary of education (1993).  LB15 G275
  • Dictionary of education (2008).  LB875 L425
  • A Dictionary of education.  LB15 D554
  • The Greenwood dictionary of education.  LB15 G816
  • The special education handbook: an introductory reference.  LC3957 W726
  • Concise encyclopedia of special education.  LC4007 E56 2002
  • Early childhood education: an international encyclopedia.  LB1139.23 E12
  • Encyclopedia of children, adolescents, and the media.  HQ784 M3E56
  • Encyclopedia of education.  LB15 E56 2003
  • The Encyclopedia of higher education.  LB15 E56
  • Encyclopedia of mathematics education.  QA11 E56
  • Encyclopedia of modern methods of teaching.  LB17 E56
  • Encyclopedia of multicultural education.  LC1099.3 M681
  • Encyclopedia of the social and cultural foundations of education.  LB17 E56
  • Gender and education: an encyclopedia.  LC213 G325
  • International encyclopedia of national systems of education.  LB43 I61 1995
  • Sport and physical education: the key concepts.  GV567 C456 2007
  • World education encyclopedia: a survey of educational systems worldwide.
     LB15 W927 2002
Reference Works (Internet Sources)



This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of resources on education 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 Refworks
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.)  BF76.7 P976 2001

  •  APA Style  

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  • 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