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All WOU Libraries will be closed on Monday, 24 April 2017 in conjunction with the installation of Yang Di-Pertuan Agong XV.


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1ACCOUNTING
  • AccountingWeb
    Extensive online resource based in United Kingdom. Received an award as the New Media Business Website of the Year.
  • Accounting Research Network
    Includes thousands of full-text working papers and abstracts of already accepted papers as part of the Social Science Research Network's eLibrary. User must register first before accessing the publications.
  • Accounting Tutorial: Ten Steps to Accounting Research
    Outlines basic steps for tackling topics in the highly technical field of accounting. Provides quick access to an online guide to accounting resources and two interesting case studies about the "Enron debacle" and the impacts of FASB Statement No.142 - "Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets".
  • Rutgers Accounting Digital Library
    Links to the big four accounting firms, journals and publications, state CPA associations, newly released books and more.
  • Rutgers Accounting Web
    A portal to current accounting research and links. The Accounting Research Directory (free but must register) list links, evaluates and categorizes major articles published between 1963 to present in nine leading accounting journals.
  • SmartPros Accounting
    One of the most comprehensive sources available for accounting information. Use the drop down menu to select an area of interest.
 
2ACRONYM
  • Acronym Finder
    The Acronym Finder is the web's largest database of its kind. Here you'll find definitions for acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms about all subjects, including information technology, telecommunications, military, government, and much more.
 
3ALMANAC
  • The World Almanac
    This is an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year.
 
4CALENDAR
  • The Earth Calendar
    The Earth Calendar is a daybook of holidays and celebrations around the world.
 
5CITATION STYLE GUIDE
 
6CONVERSION TOOL
  • Calculator
    This calculator converts feet, inches and fractions to metres vice versa.
  • Online conversion
    This tool converts just about anything to anything else such as length, volume, temperature, astronomical, clothing sizes, cooking measurements, time zones, energy, etc.
 
7COUNTRY CALLING CODES
  • International Country Calling Codes
    Find the international dialing code or time zone for any country. it will instantly show all telephone prefixes needed to call from one area.
 
8CURRENCY CONVERTER
  • Oanda
    This is the advanced and comprehensive provider of foreign exchange, currency trading, and information services to FXInvestors, businesses and travelers.
  • Universal Currency Converter
    This is the world's most popular currency tool. You can perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates. Enter the amount of money you wish to exchange and select the currency types you wish to convert from the option menus.
 
9DICTIONARY
  • Cambridge Dictionaries Online
    This site provides the following Cambridge dictionaries: Cambridge International Dictionary of English - Cambridge Dictionary of American English - Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms - Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs.
  • The Free Dictionary by Farlex
    TheFreeDictionary.com's expanded version contains 250,000 entries, 30,000 illustrative images, an audio pronunciation feature, etymologies, abbreviations, biographical entries, and more.
  • Webopedia
    This is an online computer dictionary and internet search engine for internet terms and technical support.
 
10ECONOMICS
  • WebEc
    World wide web resources in economics.
 
11EDUCATION
 
12ENCYCLOPEDIA
  • Free Wikipedia Encyclopeida
    This a free online encyclopedia that is written collaboratively by people from around the world. It contains over 1.8 million articles in over 100 languages.
 
13ENGINEERING
 
14FACT & STATISTIC
  • Vital Signs
    Global trends that shape our future.
  • World Bank Country Data
    The data profiles available here are drawn from the World Development Indicators database, as at, July 2000. The profiles cover the 206 countries (181 World Bank members and 25 other economies with populations of more than 30,000) and 17 country groups reported on in the World Development Indicators book, CD-ROM and the World Bank Atlas.
  • The World Factbook
    CIA's World Factbook provides broad, general information on most countries of the world.
 
15INVISIBLE WEB GATEWAYS
Mainly refers to the vast repository of information that search engines and directories don't have direct access to, like databases. To search for such information, search a subject term and the word "databases" using any available search engines.
 
16KNOWLEDGE SERIES
This series is a topical, start-up guide to distance education practice and delivery. It is aimed at education professionals relatively new to distance education, with content just detailed enough for introductory use by and for trainers - whether educational, vocational or corporate.
 
17MAPS
  • Atlapedia Online
    This site contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
 
18NUTRITION
  • WHO e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA)
    An online library of evidence-informed guidelines for an expanding list of nutrition interventions. It is a single point of reference for the latest nutrition guidelines, recommendations and related information such as:
      - available scientific evidence supporting the guidelines
      - biological, behavioural and contextual rationale statements
      - commentaries from invited experts
 
19OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL
 
20PATENTS, TRADEMARK AND STANDARDS
  • American National Standards Institute
    ANSI is a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the US voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Contains information on accreditation and guidelines for implementation. Standards can be purchased via this site.
  • FreePatentsOnline
    Provides fast, easy-to-use search engine to millions of US patents. Provides free PDF downloads.
  • SIRIM
    SIRIM Berhad is a wholly-owned company of the Malaysian Government. Promoting and facilitating consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity. Standards can be purchased via this site.
 
21PLAGIARISM
  • What is plagiarism?
    The online resource for people concerned with the growing problem of Internet plagiarism. This site is designed to provide the latest information on online plagiarism and explain how Turnitin and iThenticate now being used by educators and content creators all over the world to fight plagiarism and restore integrity to written work.
 
22PROGRAMMING
  • Programmers Heaven
    This site features more than 30,000 file links and articles to explore. This site covers subjects such as programming languages, development tools, utilities, source code and multimedia.
 
23SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • Knowledge Resources for Science and Technology Excellence (KRSTE.my)
    KRSTE.my is a unique info-structure with capability for access to the wealth of knowledge artifacts from internal and external systems or sources, and avail them to be used through a single gateway. It was initiated by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and managed by the Malaysian Science and Technology Information Centre (MASTIC).
 
24SUBJECT DIRECTORIES
 
25THESES & DISSERTATIONS
  • Openthesis
    A free repository of theses, dissertations and other academic documents.
 
26THESAURUS
  • Thesaurus.com
    This site uses Roget's Interactive Thesaurus to provide synonyms for words and phrases.
 
27TIMES
  • Local Times Around the World
    Find the current local time of countries around the world, each entry includes details of daylight saving. Select a continent and choose from the list of countries and regions.
  • The World Clock - Time Zones
    Website the provides free information on world time zone clock.
 
 
 
  
January-February 2017
 
Berita Harian                 Business Times
Guang Ming                    Kwong Wah Yit Poh
Malay Mail                      Nanyang Siang Pau
New Straits Times       The Star Online
The Sun Daily                Utusan Online