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[08 May 2023 - present]

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The Library is pleased to announce the addition of the following e-journal databases  
Proquest ABI/INFORM (Business Collection)

ACM Digital Library (Computing & IT)

ACM Computing Reviews (Computing)


Use the Ask a Librarian webform or Help Online if your reference question is brief. If you have in-depth questions, contact Puan Norhasni Abdul Aziz, our Reference Librarian by e-mail at or call at 604-2180 169.
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) On the role of visualisation in understanding phraseologisms on the example of commercials by Anneli Baran
(ii) The burden of knowing a word in acquiring the English language by Laura Ionică
(iii) A critical review of recent trends in second language syllabus design and curriculum development by Rajaee Nia, Mahdi, Abbaspour, Ehsan, Zare, Javad
(iv) A professional approach to English language teaching and learning in teacher’s training education by Rodríguez, Orlando, Ledo, Maritza , Hernández, Yanevy
(v) Acquisition of communicative competence by Changjuan Zhan
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. 
English -- Communication skillsEnglish -- CoursesEnglish dramaEnglish fiction
English languageLanguage and education
3Find print sources
A selected list of books on Computer Science and Engineering available in the library's collection to help you get started on your research :
Call NumberTitleCall NumberTitle
General Collection
LB1050.45 M847 1996Reading for success: a school-to-work approach / Raymond F MorganLB1931 S972 2005Practical English usage / Michael Swan
LB2353.7 O32 2001TOEIC official test-preparation guide / Bo Arbogast et aLB2353.7 O98 2006Oxford preparation course for the TOEIC test
PE1106 H722 2006Mastering English grammar and usage / Adrian Holden and Jagjeet SinghPE1112 H254 2005nternational express intermediate students book with pocket book / Keith Harding and Liz Taylor
PE1112 H254 2007International express upper-intermediate students book with pocket book and multiROM / Keith Harding and Adrian WallworkPE1112 H344 2004English grammar in use: supplementary exercises / Louise Hashemi and Raymond Murphy
PE1112 H579 2005Advanced grammar in use: a reference and practice book for advanced students of English / Martin HewingsPE1112 M113 1996International express pre-intermediate: workbook / Mike Macfarlane
PE1112 M113 1997International express intermediate: workbook / Mike MacfarlanePE1112 M113 2004International express pre-intermediate: workbook / Mike Marfarlane
PE1112 M972 2002Basic grammar in use with audio CD / Raymond Murphy and William R SmalzerPE1112 S635 2003Basic grammar in use / William R Smalzer and Raymond Murphy
PE1112 S972 2005Grammar / Michael SwanPE1112 T236 1996nternational express pre-intermediate: student's book with pocket book / Liz Taylor
PE1112 T236 1997International express intermediate: student's book with pocket book / Liz TaylorPE1112 T236 2002International express elementary: workbook
PE1112 T236 2004International express pre-intermediate: student's book with pocket book / Liz TaylorPE1112 W664 2003Collins COBUILD elementary English grammar / Dave Willis and Jon Wright
PE1114 P187University guide to MUET: Malaysian University English Test / Ambigapathy PandianPE1115 M395 2005Best practice elementary / Bill Mascull
PE1115 M395 2005Best practice pre-intermediate / Bill MascullPE1128 A2 D844 1998Developments in English for specific purposes: a multidisciplinary approach / Tony Dudley-Evans and Maggie Jo St John
PE1128 A2 H996 2006English for academic purposes: an advanced resource book / Ken HylandPE1128 A169 2009Accelerate enhance your English / T Parimala Devi Thevarajoo et al
PE1128 B328 1998Transitions: an interactive reading, writing and grammar text / Linda BatesPE1128 B632 2006Open forum 2: academic listening and speaking / Angela Blackwell and Therese Naber
PE1128 B632 2007Open forum 1: academic listening and speaking / Angela Blackwell and Therese NaberPE1128 C984 2005Achieve IELTS intermediate - upper intermediate: workbook / Caroline Cushen, Susan Huthison and Louis Harrison
PE1128 C984 2006Achieve IELTS 2 upper intermediate - advanced: workbook and audio CD / Caroline Cushen, Susan Hutchison and Louis HarrisonPE1128 D331 2005>Coursebook innovations elementary: a course in natural English / Hugh Dellar and Andrew Walkley
PE1128 D357 2004Coursebook innovations: a course in natural English / Hugh DellarPE1128 D779 2005Vocabulary in practice 6: 40 units of self study vocabulary exercises / Liz Driscoll
PE1128 D987 2007Open forum 3: academic listening and speaking / Janie Duncan and Amy ParkerPE1128 D919 2006Intermediate listening comprehension understanding and recalling spoken English / Patricia A Dunkel
PE1128 F555 2006 Focus on grammar 1: an integrated skills approach / Irene E Schoenberg and Jay MaurerPE1128 G463 2005Clear speech: pronounciation and listening comprehension in North American English / Judy B Gilbert
PE1128 H254 2005Achieve IELTS English for international education, intermediate-upper intermediate: class audio CD / Louis Harrison and Caroline CushenPE1128 H254 2005 Achieve IELTS intermediate - upper intermediate / Louis Harrison and Caroline Cushen
PE1128 H254 2006Achieve IELTS 2: upper intermediate-advanced: student's book / Louis Harrison, Caroline cushen and Susan HutchisonPE1128 H344 2004English grammar in use: supplementary exercises with answers / Hashemi Louise and Raymond Murphy
PE1128 H722 2000Remedial English grammar and usage / Adrian Holden and Jagjeet SinghPE1128 H776 1992A quick English reference / J S Hooper
PE1128 H891 2005English grammar made simple / Richard HughesPE1128 J76 2001Working in English: student's book audio CD set / Leo Jones
PE1128 M236 no.1 2004Reading advantage student: book 1 / Casey MalarcherPE1128 M236 no.3 2004Reading advantage student: book 3 / Casey Malarcher
PE1128 M236 no.4 2004Reading advantage student: book 4 / Casey MalarcherPE1128 M466 2004IELTS practice tests / Peter May
PE1128 M972 2004English grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book intermediate students of English with answers and CD-ROM / Raymond MurphyPE1128 N8 1995Consider the issues: advanced listening and critical thinking skills / Carol Numrich
PE1128 P349 1997IELTS preparation and practice reading and writing: general training module / Vladimir Pejovic, Michael Nicklin and Peggy ReadPE1128 P995 2002Vocabulary in practice 1: 30 units of self-study vocabulary exercise with test / Glennis Pye
PE1128 P995 2002Vocabulary in practice 2: 30 units of self-study vocabulary exercise with test / Glennis PyePE1128 P995 2003Vocabulary in practice 3: 40 units of self-study vocabulary exercise with test / Glennis Pye
PE1128 S131 2002ELTS preparation and practice listening and speaking / Wendy Sahanaya and Jeremy LindeckPE1128 S131 2002IELTS preparation and practice, practice tests with annotated answer key / Wendy Sahanaya and Terri Hughes
PE1128 S291 2006Focus on grammar 1: an integrated skills approach / Irene E Schoenberg and Jay MaurerPE1130 A8T192 2005Tapestry: reading 1 / Virginia L Guleff, M E Sokolik and Carolyn Lowther
PE1135 C683 2008Practical phonetics and phonology: a resource book for students / Beverley Collins and Inger M MeesPE1149 M111 2002English vocabulary in use advanced with CD-ROM / Michael McCarthy and Felicity O'Dell
PE1271 M111 2004English phrasal verbs in use: 70 units of vocabulary reference and practice: self-study and classroom use / Michael McCarthy and Felicity O'DellPE1319 W555 2003What do you need to know about phrasal verbs / Anne Seaton (ed)
PE1335 W555 2003What do you need to know about prepositions / Anne Seaton (ed)PE1408 A398 2006English for written communication / Alia Yaim, Hazidi Abdul Hamid and Mohd Helmi Abdul Rahim
PE1449 M111 2002English vocabulary in use / Michael McCarthy and Felicity O'DellPE1449 R312 2003English vocabulary in use: 100 units of vocabulary reference and practice, self-study and classroom use: pre-intermediate and intermediate / Stuart Redman
PE1460 M111 2002English idioms in use: 60 units of vocabulary references and practice, self-study and classroom use / Michael McCarthy and Felicity O'DellPE1460 M113 2005English collocations in use: how words work together for fluent and natural English: self-study and classroom use / Michael McCarthy and Felicity O'Dell
PE1460 W555 2004What you need to know about irregular verbs / Anne Seaton (ed)
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 English Language Learning related reference books available at Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Library.
REF PE1097 S451 2009Oxford A-Z of grammar and punctuation / John SeelyREF PE1112 C683 2004Collins COBUILD English usage
REF PE1460 C683 2002 Collins COBUILD idioms dictionaryREF PE1591 D545 1993Dictionary of synonyms and antonyms
REF PE1591 O98 2009Oxford thesaurus of EnglishREF PE1591 R721 2001Roget's international thesaurus / Barbara Ann Kifter and Robert L Chapman (eds)
REF PE1628 F784 2009A dictionary of modern English usage / H W FolwerREF PE1628 H811 2005Oxford advanced learner's dictionary of current English / Albert Sydney Hornby
REF PE1628 O98 2005Oxford dictionary of English / Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson (eds)REF PE1628.5 E57English dictionary for young learners / J S Solomon and Chuah Ai Bee
REF PL1108 D545 1993Dictionary and guide to English grammarREF PL1429 H393 2005Kamus dwibahasa Oxford Fajar: Inggeris-Melayu, Melayu-Inggeris / Joyce M Hawkins
REF PL1455 C532 2000New century Chinese-English dictionaryREF PL1455 H811 2005Oxford advanced learner's English-Chinese dictionary / Albert Sydney Hornby
REF PL4373 M217 1996English Vietnamese phrase book / Mai Ngoc ChuREF PL5087.2 D124 1992Daftar istilah MABBIM (1985-1992)
REF PL5125 H769Oxford Fajar advanced learner's English-Malay dictionary / Albert Sydney HornbyREF PL5125 K15 1991Kamus Inggeris Melayu Dewan: an English-Malay dictionary
REF PL5125 K15 2001Kamus dwibahasa: bahasa Inggeris - bahasa Melayu / Dewan Bahasa and PustakaREF PE1146 O98 2009Oxford A-Z of better spelling / Charlotte Buxton (ed)
REF PE1408 C988 2009Oxford guide to plain English / Martin CuttsREF PE1640 L67 2002Longman language activator helps you write and speak natural English
Wawasan Open University Course Guides
REF LB1028 WUC101 W356 2007Foundation English course guideREF LB1028 WUC102 W356 2007Writing Skills for University Studies course guide
REF LB1028 WUC103 W356 2007English for the Workplace course guideREF LB1028 WUC101/03 W356 2008Foundation English course guide
REF LB1028 WUC106/05 W356 2008Communication Skills for the Workplace course guideREF LB1028 WUC201 W356 2008Communication for the Workplace course guide
REF LB1028 WUC202/05Advanced Writing Skills for University Studies course guide
4Find online databases
NoDatabase name
iiEBSCO e-books Business with Academic Collection
iiiDirectory of Open Access Books
ivDirectory of Open Access Journal
vEmerald Management
5Find e-book sources
Database nameE-book Title
E-books CentreA course in language teaching trainee book / Penny Ur
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics (6th ed) / David Crystal
Applied cultural linguistics : implications for second language learning and intercultural communication / Farzad Sharifian and Gary B Palmer (eds.)
Internet-based workplace communications : industry & academic applications / Kirk St Amant and Pavel Zemliansky (ed.)
The American sign language phrase book (3rd ed) / Lou Fant and Barbara Bernstein Fant
The essential writer's companion : a concise guide to writing effectively for school, home or office
The Routledge dictionary of modern American slang and unconventional English / Tom Dalzell (ed)
6Internet sources
Below is a selective list of Internet sources related to English Language Learning. The list is incomplete. We welcome suggestions to expand it.
Useful SourcesBritish Council - LearnEnglish
Learn English online with the help of this free website from the British Council. With games, quizzes, grammar exercises, e-cards and more.
Links to some of the best English language learning websites, and computer assisted language learning sites available on the internet such as British Council and BBC World.
Everyday English in Conversation
Focuses on learning idiomatic and everyday expressions to help learners deal with daily conversational situations.
Free English Tests for ESL/EFL, TOEFL, TOEIC, SAT, GRE, GMAT
Learn English Online
One-stop resource site for learning English and other languages.
Learn English Online Network
A free and independent web site for EFL/ESL learners and teachers.
Writing help and samples to help you write better personal and business letters and emails.
Covers English language activities, exercises and tests.
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
8General information
Useful Internet Reference Resources
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