Welcome to the Orthopedic 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.


  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Manson Publishing
  • Netlibrary Ebscohost e-Books
  • Science Direct e-Books
  • Springer e-Books
  • SIAM e-Books
  • Wiley e-books

Please login via EzProxy to get access to e-Books

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

Reference Works,  WE 1-100
General Works  WE 25
Anatomy, Histology  WE 101
Physiology Biochemistry  WE 102
Movement and Kinesthesis  WE 103-104
Diseases (General) and Exam,Diagnosis,Monitoring  WE 140-141
Orthopedics (General)  WE 168
Reconstructive -- Amputation, Prosthesis WE 170, 172
Fractures WE 175-185
Fracture Fixation WE 185
Orthopedic Procedures, Bone Transplantation WE 190
Bone and Bones (General)  WE 200
Bone Diseases  WE 225-259
Joint Tissues  WE 300-400
Muscles and Tendons  WE 500-600
Head and Trunk  WE 700-715
Back  WE 720-755
Spine  WE 725


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 Orthopedic, 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 Orthopedic:

  • Cambridge Journals Online
  • EBSCOhost Medical Collections
  • Karger – archive
  • Ovid Online
  • Proquest Health and Medicine Complete
  • Science Direct
  • SpringerLink
  • Springer Protocols
  • Wiley - Blackwell
  • Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

Please login via EzProxy to get access to Subcribed Databases.

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

  • American journal of sports medicine   RC1200 A512
  • Clinical orthopaedics and related research   RD701 C641
  • Current opinion in orthopaedics   RD701 C975
  • Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume  WE168 J86
  • The journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume  WE168 J861

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


Lexicon of orthopedic etymology. WE 13 D536 1999

An atlas of orthopedic surgery: a guide to management and practice.
WE 17 C886 2004




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

Cite your sources

Why Must I Cited The Work?
Academic Integrity @ UPM
  • Acknowledge the author
  • Acknowledge the source of direct quotations
  • Avoid Plagiarism & Respect the Intellectual property and Copyright issues
  • Your ideas will be supported with fact
  • To acknowledge the source of paraphrased information that the reader may question or may want to pursue further

The Graduate School Office at the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) promotes and educates the UPM community on the importance of academic integrity.

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

Mendeley Wikipedia


Get To Know Your Liaison Librarian

Liaison Librarian


Get to know your liaison librarian and encourage the students to do likewise. Make an appointment to discuss your class research assignments or ask for library handouts to pass out in class.

Norazira Mohamed (Liaison Librarian)
Telephone: 03-89472733
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