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1Find an article
Read journal articles to get up-to-date information on your area of research. Click on the sources below to search for the e-journal titles/articles :
 
 
SourceDatabase nameTitle
Online databaseDirectory of Open Access Journal(i) Information Literacy and Higher Education Competency Standards by A. Amudhavalli
(ii) Development of human resources using new technologies in long-life learning by Micu Bogdan Ghilic et al.
(iii) Identifying and measuring the lifelong human capital of “Unskilled” migrants in the Mexico-US migratory circuit by Jacqueline Hagan, Jean Luc Demonsant and Sergio Chávez
(iv) E-learning-implications for adult learning by Roxana CRIU and Ciprian CEOBANU
(v) Effects of stress management training and problem solving on quality of life and life expectancy among infertile women by Mohammad Reza Zarbakhsh Bahri et al.
 
2Find a book (subject classification)
The library catalogue (MyCatalogue) tells you what the library owns. Use the following Library of Congress Subject Headings or appropriate keywords. 
 
AchievementAdult educationAdult learnersCivics -- Study and teaching -- Malays
Creative thinkingDistance education -- AsiaDistance educationDistance education -- Malaysia
Exam skills -- HandbookGuidelines -- ExaminationHabit breakingLifelong learning
MemoryMental disciplineMotivation (Psychology)Mnemonics
Note-takingOpen learningSelf-paced learningStress management
Stress symptomsSelf-cultureSenior citizenScheduling -- Handbooks, manual, etc
Study skills -- ModulesTime managementTime management -- Handbooks, manual, etc
 
3Find print sources
A selected list of books on Study Skills available in the library's collection to help you get started on your research :
 
Call NumberTitleCall NumberTitle
General Collection
BF371 B917Use your memory: understand your mind to improve your memory and mental power / Tony BuzanBF385 B917Master your memory: more inspiring ways to increase the power of your memory, focus and creativity / Tony Buzan
BF285 B945 1988Memory skills in business: basic techniques for memory improvement / Madelyn Burley-AllenBF431 B917Mind mapping: kickstart your creativity and transform your life / Tony Buzan
BF431 B917 2006The mind map book / Tony Buzan and Barry BuzanBF503 A416How to be better at motivating people / John Allan
BF637 S8 A543 2003Soar to the top: rise above the crowd and fly away to your dream / Shawn AndersonBF639 H811 1991Concentration: how to focus for success / Sam Horn
BF637 S4 S593 1989Stop procrastinating: get to work / James R ShermanBF675 S75 L681 1998The stress management handbook: strategies for health and inner peace / Lori a Leyden-Rubenstein
BF773 D989 2006Mindset: the new psychology of success / Carol S DweckHD69 H412 1987Time management / Marion E Haynes
HD69 H424 2001Personal time management / Marion E HaynesHF5381 C843 2003Skills for success: the personal development planning handbook / Stella Cottrell
HF5548.85 C257 1997Managing workplace stress / Susan Cartwright and Caryl L CooperHF5548.85 C769 2000Theories of organizational stress / Caryl L Cooper
HF5548.85 M697 1997Stress management for you / V MohanHF5734.5 P739 2006Pocket mentor: managing time / Harvard Business School
LB1049 F946 2000The great big book of how to study / Ron FryLB1049 L563 1994Study skills strategies / Uelaine A Lengefeld
LB1050.45 M847Reading for success: a school-to-work approach / Raymond F MorganLB2395.4 I14 2004Cara mengurus masa anda / Ibrahim Ismail
LB3060.51 C843 2007The exam skills handbook: achieving peak performance / Stella CottrellLB2343.3 F312 2007Power learning: strategies for success in college and life / Robert S Feldman
LB1049 C843 2003The study skills handbook / Stella CottrellLC5808 074Tutoring in open and distance learning: a handbook for tutors / Jennifer O'Rourke
PE1128 I61 2005IELTS foundation: study skills - a self study course for all general training modules / Amanda French ...[et al.]PN146 H254 2008Academic writing and publishing: a practical handbook / James Hartley
PN4129 J42 2004Effective presentation: how to create and deliver a winning presentation / Ros Jay and Antony JayRA785 S438 2009Managing stress: principles and strategies for health and well-being / Brian Luke Seaward
Reference Collection
Items in this collection do not circulate and are to be used in the library only. From MyCatalogue, it can be identified by the notation REF on their Call Number. The following are a few of the Construction Management related reference books available at Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Library.
Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
REF PE1591 D545 1993Dictionary of synonyms and antonymsREF PEI628 098 2005Oxford dictionary of English (revised edition) / Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevension (eds.)
REF PL1455 M689 2003A modern English-Chinese: dictionary / Yu Shi Gu and Wang Liang BiREF PL5125 K15Kamus Inggeris Melayu Dewan: an English-Malay dictionary
REF LB3620 S929Student handbook / Wawasan Open University
Wawasan Open University Course Guides
REF LB1028 WUC131/03 W356Learning Skills for University Studies: course guide
 
4Find online databases
 
NoDatabase name
iBooks24x7
iiEbscohost Business Source Complete
iiiEBSCO e-books Business with Academic Collection
ivDirectory of Open Access Books
vDirectory of Open Access Journal
viEmerald Management
viiJSTOR
viiiMcKinsey Quarterly
Refer our Reference Librarian at 604-2180 159/2180 169 for the login-ID to view the full-text article.
 
5Find e-book sources
 
Database nameE-book Title
E-books Centre500 tips for tutors: teaching and learning in higher education/ Phil Race and Sally Brow (2005)
500 tips for tutors: teaching and learning in higher education / Phil Race and Sally Brow (1993)
Effective internal communication (2nd ed) / Lyn Smith with Pamela Mounter
Forces of change: the emergence of a knowledge society and new generations of learners / Bizhan Nasseh
Getting ahead in tertiary study: a practical guide for business, social science, and arts students / Chris Macqueen
How to get a first: the essential guide to academic success / Thomas Dixon
How to study / Ron Fry
How to study: and other skills for success in college / Allan Mundsack, James Deese and Ellin K Deese
Improve your writing / Ron Fry
In the spotlight: overcoming your fear of public speaking and performing / Janet E Esposito
International assignments: an integration of strategy, research and practice / Linda K Stroh et al
Last minute study tips / Ron Fry
Last minute term papers / Ron Fry
Reversal theory: the dynamics of motivation, emotion and personality / Michael J Apter
Study skills for language students: a practical guide / Sydney G Donald and Pauline E Kneale
Study skills strategies: accelerate your learning / Uelaine a Lengefeld
Successful study for degrees / Rob Barne
The great big book of how to study / Ron Fry
Up your grades: proven strategies for academic success<>/a / Ann Hunt Tufariello
You can do it! a guide for the adult learner and anyone going back to school mid-career / Harry G Turner
 
HandbookA handbook of education: the perspective (Vol.1) / Yudhistar Kahol
A handbook of education: the perspective (Vol.2) / Yudhistar Kahol
 
EncyclopaediasEncyclopaedia of distance education (Vol.1) / M Husain
Encyclopaedia of distance education (Vol.2) / M Husain
Encyclopaedia of distance education (Vol.3) / M Husain
Encyclopaedia of distance education (Vol.4) / M Husain
Encyclopaedia of education for 21st century (Vol.1-50) / S Venkataiah (scroll down to Encyclopaedia section)
Encyclopaedia of educational techniques and methodology (Vol.1-5) / Bhagwan Das (scroll down to Encyclopaedia section)
International encyclopaedia of education (Vol.1-4) / P Chandra
International encyclopaedia of higher education (Vol.1-3) / Dr Prabhas
 
 
6Internet sources
Below is a selective list of Internet sources related to Construction Management. The list is incomplete. We welcome suggestions to expand it.
 
 
General InformationAmerican Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)
The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) is a not-for-profit association that aims to bring together adult educators in America, promotes opportunities for adult education, fosters the development and dissemination of theory, research and best practices, identifies and promotes relevant standards and acts as a voice for the sector.
Campaign for Learning
UK based national charity that aims to promote lifelong learning.
European Association for Distance Learning (EADL)
The European Association for Distance Learning (EADL) is an international non-profit making association of schools, institutions, and individuals concerned with distance education. Some of its key objectives include: the promotion of professional and ethical standards in distance learning institutes; research into new methodology and electronic learning for distance education; facilitating the exchange of ideas and research findings among members of the Association; providing information about new developments in distance learning.
Excellence Gateway
The Excellence Gateway provides access to education information and resources from the UK for education and training practitioners working at all levels in the learning and skills sector. It is funded by the DCSF through the Quality Improvement Agency, who are responsible for enhancing performance in the learning and skills sector. Users can search for news and event information or information resources collated from a number of learning and skills related sites.
Google Scholar
Do a search on learning skills or other related term e.g. motivation and you will get full text access to scholarly materials.
Promoting Adult Continuing Education - NIACE
The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) aims to encourage all adults to engage in learning of all kinds.
 
7Find newspapers article
Newspapers provide current news on matters of general interest. You may need to do further searching on your topic using detailed sources.
 
NoFree e-Newspaper
iAgenda Daily
iiBerita Harian Online
iiiHarian Metro
ivMalay Mail Online
vNew Straits Times Online
viThe Star Online
viiThe Sun Daily
viiUtusan Online
NoSubscribed e-newspaper
iNSTP News & Image Bank
 
8General information
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