Human Resource & Development

Welcome to the Human Resource Development Subject Guide...

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into human resource 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 WebOPAC, 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.

    • Management. Industrial management       HD28-70
    • Labor. Work. Working class                    HD4801-8943
    • Personnel management. Employment       HF5549-HF5549.5
    • Groups and organizations                       HM711-806
    • Social institution                                   HM826
    • Social change                                       HM831-901
    • Social psychology                                  HM1001-1281
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 Resource 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 Human Resource Development:

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

  • Journal of Humanities  H8 J95
  • Journal of Human Resources  HD5701 J6
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior  HD6951 J86
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior Management  HD58.7 J86
  • Journal of Human Capital Development  HB501.5 J86
  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships  HM132 J86
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology - Human Perception and Performance  BF311 J64
  • Kemanusiaan  H8 K31
  • Kemanusiaan : The Asian Journal of Humanities  H8 J95
  • Human Resource Management  HF5549 A2H918
  • Human Communication Research  P91.3 H85
  • Human Systems Management  HD28 H918
  • Personnel Management  HF5549 A2P467
  • People Management  HF5549 A2P469
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes : A Journal of Fundamental Research and Theory in Applied Psychology  BF636 A1 O7
  • Training and Development Journal  HF5549 A2T7

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 Handbooks
  • 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 indicators. Jabatan Perhubungan Perusahaan, Kementerian Sumber Manusia  HD8700.6 M3J11
  • Statistik pendaftaran dan penempatan pekerjaan = Kementerian Sumber Manusia  HD5822.6 M3K31
  • Buku perangkaan perburuhan = Labour statistics handbook  HD5713.6 M3K31

  • Handbook for employers & employees : human resource & safety guidelines for micro, small and medium enterprises  HF5549.17 H233
  • Handbook of employee selection  HF5549.5 S38H236
  • The human resource development handbook  HF5549 H279 2000
  • A handbook of human recource management practice  HF5549 A737 2006
  • The handbook of human resource planning : practical manpower analysis techniques for HR professionals  HF5549.5 M3M118
  • Training and development handbook : a gudie to human resource development HF5549.5 T7T768 1987
  • The Blackwell handbook of personnel selection  HF5549.5 S38B632
  • Handbook of forms & letters for the human resources & administration managers : Malaysia  HF5549 B315 2009
  • Quality human resources leadership : a guide to managing for results  HD38.15 A737
  • The leadership skills handbook : 50 key skills from 1,000 leaders  HD57.7 O97                
Internet Sources Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

  • The Blackwell encyclopedic dictionary of human resource management  HF5549
  • Key concepts in human resources management  HF5549 A23S966
  • The Chartered Management Institute dictionary of business and management  HF1001 C486
  • A dictionary of human rights  K3239.3 R649
  • Istilah pembangunan manusia : Bahasa Inggeris-Bahasa Malaysia : Bahasa Malaysia-Bahasa Inggeris  BF713 I87  
  • A dictionary of business and management  HF1001 D554 2006
  • The Blackwell encyclopedia of management  HD30.15 B632 2005
  • Encyclopedic dictionary of management  HD30.15 S474
  • Encyclopedia of human resources information systems : challenges in e-HRM  HF5549.5 D37E56
  • Encyclopedia of human rights  JC571 E56
  • Ensiklopedia pengurusan  HD30.15 E56
  • Encyclopedia of management  HD30.15 E56 2000


This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of resources on human resource development 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

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