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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 (DOAJ)(i) Banking techniques, new alternative of engineering institutions of Islamic finance, ideal vs reality: the way forward by Lorna Peughuith, Mohsen Brahmi and Bensalem Karim
(ii) Developing a structural model to define influential risk elements in Islamic banking: an empirical study in Iran by Akbar Alem Tabriz, Fariba Riahi and Zahra Banasadegh
(iii) The significant financial ratios of the Islamic and conventional banks in Malaysia region by Mufda Jameel Alrawashedh, Shamsul Rijal Muhammad Sabri and Mohd Tahir Ismail
(iv) Acceptance of Islamic banking in Muslim customers a comparative study on flaws of interest based banking vs positive aspects of Islamic banking by Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Asif Anjum
(v) Relational marketing and customers shifting tendency in islamic banking in East Java by Purwanto, Michael Adiwijaya
(vi) Islamic banking in Yemen in light of the Arab uprising: an empirical study from customers’ perspective by Abdullah Mohammed Ayedh, Abdelghani Echchabi and Ameen Ahmed Alnahari
(vii) The paradox struggle between the Islamic and conventional banking systems by Aishath Muneeza, Ismail Wisham and Rusni Hassan
Online databaseJSTOR(i) Mutual life, limited: Islamic banking, alternative currencies, lateral reason by Bill Maurer
(ii) The emergence of Islamic banking in the UK: a comparative study with Muslim countries by Abdul Karim Aldohni
(iii) Islamic banking and interest: a study of the prohibition of riba and its contemporary interpretation by Abdullah Saeed
(iv) The influence of Quran and Islamic financial transactions and banking by Ashraf U. Kazi and Abdel K. Halabi
(v) Islamicity of banking and modes of Islamic banking by Muhammad Anwar
(vi) Mutual life, limited: Islamic banking, alternative currencies, lateral reason by Bill Maurer
(vii) Proceedings of the conference of the impacts and role of Islamic banking in international finance: issues and prospects by United States-Arab Chamber of Commerce
(viii) Islamic Banking law by Habib A. Zuberi and Shirazi
(ix) Islamic contracts in a secular court setting? lessons from Malaysia by Ahmad Hidayat Buang
Online database(i) Global Ethics Network
(ii) International Journal of Science and Research
(iii) Oxford University Press
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. 
AuditAssetBankBank deposits
BanksBankingBanking law (Islamic law)Banking law -- Malaysia
Banking regulationsBanks and banking -- Islamic countriesBanks and banking -- Islamic countries -- PeriodicalsBanks and banking -- Malaysia
Banks and banking -- Malaysia -- HistoryBanks and banking -- Malaysia -- PeriodicalsBanks and banking -- Southeast AsiaBanks and banking -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Banks and banking -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Developing countriesBridge loanBonds -- Religious aspects -- IslamCapital
CapitalizationCapital marketsCapital market -- Islamic countriesCapital market -- Law and legislation -- Islamic countries
Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- IslamCash flow financingChange in Islam, EconomicChange in Islam, Economic
CollateralCommerce -- Religious aspects -- IslamCommerce -- Religious aspects - IslamCommodity exchanges -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Commodity murabahaCommutativeContracts (Islamic law)Covenant
Conventional bankCost-plusCost-plus financingCredit sales
Current assetCurrent liabilityDebtDevelopment and Islamic banking
Development and Islamic banking, EconomicDevelopment and Islamic banking, EconomicDevelopment in IslamDinar
DirhamEconomicsEconomic assistance, Domestic -- Malaysia -- Citizen participationEconomics -- Religious aspects -- Islam
EquityEquity participationExport financingFaraid
FatwaFinanceFinance -- Islamic countriesFinance – Malaysia -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Finance -- Religious aspects -- IslamFinance -- Religious aspects -- IslamFinance (Islamic law)Financial institutions -- Islamic countries
Financial instruments -- Developing countriesFinancial services industry -- Risk management -- Islamic countriesFixed incomeFund
Growth in IslamGrowth in Islam, EconomicHuman rights -- Religious aspects -- IslamImport financing
IndustryInsurance -- Religious aspects -- IslamInsurance -- Islamic countriesInterest (Islamic law)
IslamIslam -- Economic aspectsIslamic bankersIslamic business
Islamic contractIslamic countries, Islamic -- ConsultancyIslamic countries -- Periodicals Islamic -- Economic thoughtIslamic insurance Islamic -- Financial institutions
Islamic financeIslamic -- Investment fundIslamic law-- Southeast AsiaLeasing (ijarah)
LendingLiabilitiesLimited liabilityLimited resource
Line of creditLoan agreementLoan reservesLoan with service charge
Market rateMoneyMonetary policy -- Developing countriesMudarabah
Net working capitalNisabNon-commutativeOpportunity cost
PovertyProgress in IslamReal assetReceivables
RecourseReinsuranceReligious boardRetakaful
RestructureRibaRiskRisk management -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Rural poor -- Malaysia -- Economic aspectsSalesSecuritySecurities -- Islamic countries
Securities (Islamic law)Senior debtSpeculationSoutheast Asia -- Economic conditions
Standard of livingSyariah auditTakafulTax
TaxationTaxation -- IslamTradeUjrah
Wealth -- IslamWrite offZakat
3Find print sources
A selected list of books on Islamic Banking available in the library's collection to help you get started on your research :
Call NumberTitleCall NumberTitle
General Collection
BP50 M952 2007Anugerah Islam untuk ketamadunan / Muhammad ImarahBP161.2 I11 1997A brief illustrated guide to understanding Islam / I.A Ibrahim
BP173.6 A136 2006Islam Hadhari : a model approach for development and progress / Abdullah Ahmad BadawiBP173.75 I61 2008Introduction to muamalat / Nuradli Ridzwan Shah Mohd Dali et al.
BP173.75 M982Pengantar perniagaan Islam / Syed Mohd. Ghazali Wafa Syed Adwam Wafa et al.BP173.75 T819 2006Islam and the moral economy: the challenge of capitalism / Charles Tripp
BP180 M953 2012Zakat al-Mal al-Mustafad : amalan dan pengalaman di Malaysia / Mujaini TariminBP190.5.N38 K151 2013Enviroment, development and climate change : Islamic perspectives/ Kamarudin Hussin, et al. (eds.)
BP190.5 S35 H348 2009Islam, secularism and liberal democracy : toward a democratic theory for Muslim societies / Nader HashemiHC445.5 O41 2000Economic crisis in Malaysia : causes, implications & policy prescriptions / Samuel Bassey Okposin and Cheng Ming Yu
HD70 M3 K45 2005Malaysian management styles : policy, practice and human resources / Khaliq AhmadHD82 A166Economic development in Islam / AbulHasan Muhammad Sadeq
HD9016.M3 M689 2011The modern compendium of halal : the essence of halal / Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC)HD9466 M32A397Islamic marketing strategy : eradicating rural poverty in Malaysia / Saad Al-Harran
HG3 V447 2006Islamic banking and finance in South East Asia : it's development and future / Angelo M VenardosHG181 R795 2006Money and capital markets : financial institutions and instruments in a global marketplace / Peter S. Rose and Milton H. Marquis
HG187.4 I11 2011An introduction to Islamic finance : theory and practice / Zamir Iqbal and Abbas MirakhorHG187.4 I824 2012Islamic finance : tax considerations around the world / Price Waterhouse Coopers
HG187.4 S943 2009Islamic finance and banking system : philosophies, principles and practices / Sudin Haron and Wan Nursofiza Wan AzmiHG187.4 Z93 2014Islamic banking and finance : an integrative approach / Zubair Hasan
HG1496 A285Islamic gold dinar / Ahamed Kameel Mydin MeeraHG1621 S943Islamic banking system : concepts and applications / Bala Shanmugam
HG3300.6 A8 L315Laporan tahunan 2002 / BIMB Holdings BerhadHG3300.6 S541 2011Islamic finance : the system that survived the subprime crisis / Sheela Devi D Sundarasen, Lokesh Gupta and Balachandran Shanmugam
HG3368 A135 2010Money, Islamic banks and the real economy / Abdul Ghafar IsmailHG3368 A397Leading issues in Islamic banking and finance / Saad Al-Harran
HG3368 A6 A973 2007Understanding Islamic finance / Muhammad AyubHG3368 A6 I82 2012Islamic banking and finance : principles, instruments and operations / Adnan Trakic and Hanifah Haydar Ali Tajuddin (eds)
HG3369 S524 2007Shariah resolutions in Islamic financeHG4523 F112 2003 Capital markets : institutions and instruments / Frank J. Fabozzi and Franco Modiglian
HG5750.6 A3 W927 2009World capital markets symposium (10-11 August 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) / Securities Commission MalaysiaHG8719 Z96 2009Takaful : the 21st century insurance innovation / Zuriah Abdul Rahman and Hendon Redzuan
HT147 B355 2010Transforming Brickfields : development and governance in a Malaysian city / Richard BaxstromKBP940.2 L477 2007Islamic banking and finance law / Lee Mei Pheng and Ivan Jeron Detta
JZ4839 P361 2008International organizations : perspectives on governance in the twenty-first century / Kelly-Kate S. PeaseKD1715 G324 2004The law relating to bank payments / Rasiah Gengatharen
KF4605.17 C395 1989Central Bank of Malaysia Ordinance, 1958 (F.M. no. 61 of 1958) (as at 15th September 1989) / Legal Research BoardKF4605.17 L479Banking law / Lee Mei Pheng
KPG2907.2 N241 2009The law relating to guarantees / Nasser HamidQ101 I82 2008IAS Conference on science, technology and innovation for socioeconomic development (14th 2005 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
QC903 E61 2013Environment, development and climate change : Islamic perspectives / Kamarudin Hussin, Mohammad Ilyas, Ali Yeon Md Shakaff, Mohd Noor Ahmad (eds)
Reference Collection
REF HG3368 A6 I82 2012Islamic banking and finance : principles, instruments and operations / Adnan Trakic and Hanifah Haydar Ali Tajuddin (eds)REF HF5611 FRS107 2004Financial reporting standard FRS 107 : cash flow statements / Lembaga Piawaian Perakaunan Malaysia
REF KD1650 D632 2003Sale of goods and consumer credit / Paul Dobson
Wawasan Open University Course Guides
REF LB1028 TEC316/05 W356 2015TEC316/05 Advanced Electronic CommerceREF LB1028 BBF301/05 W356 2015BBF301/05 Money and Banking
REF LB1028 BBF304/05 W356 2015BBF304/05 Corporate FinanceREF LB1028 BAC306/05 W356 2014BAC306/05 Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting (revision)
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
EBSCOHost(i) Growth of Islamic banking in Middle East and South Asian countries by Farrukh Shahzad, Ahsan Zia, Naveed Ahmed, Zeeshan Fareed and Bushra Zulfiqar
(ii) Agency adaptation with Islamic contracts in Iran banking system in order to fulfill the country's financing goals by Sahebali Akbari, Vahid Sadeghi Rad and Hamid Sadeghi Rad
(iii) The extent of corporate social responsibility engagement in Malaysian banks offering Islamic banking Services by Sujana A.
(iv) Islamic banking is an alternative option for any and all who wish to avail its products and services. BusinessToday. Oct 2015, 203:14-16.
(v) Islamic banking: how has it expanded? by Patrick Imam and Kangni Kpodar
(vi) Shari'ah concepts in Islamic banking by Sorina Botis
(vii) How efficient are Islamic banks in Malaysia? by Siti Rohaya Mat Rahim, Juliana Abu Bakar and Thayamalar Ganapathy
(viii) Islamic banking reinterpretation of the stakeholder theory (August 2013) by Fahad A Al Shamali, Amir Sharif and ZAhir Irani
(ix) Issues of implementing Islamic hire purchase in dual banking systems: Malaysia's experience by Seif El-Din and Irwani Abdullah N
(x) Inputs and outputs in Islamic banking System by Hadi Ghafoorian Yavar Panah, Melati Ahmadanuar and Nik Intan Norhan
E-books Centre
(various subjects)
(i) Risk analysis for Islamic banks by Hennie van Greuning and Zamil Iqbal
(ii) Banker's handbook on credit risk : implementing Basel II by Morton Glantz and Jonathan Mun
(iii) Islamic finance by Mahmoud A El-Gamal
(iv) Marketing campaign development: what marketing executives need to know about architecting global integrated marketing campaigns by Mike Gospe
(v) Islam and the moral economy by Charles Tripp
6Internet sources
Below is a selective list of Internet sources related to Islamic Banking. The list is incomplete. We welcome suggestions to expand it.
Association of Islamic Banking Malaysia
Bursa Malaysia Berhad
CIMB Islamic
Islamic Finance
Finance Accreditation Agency Berhad
Islamic Banking and Financial Institute Malaysia
Islamic Interbank Money Market Malaysia
Malaysia International Islamic Financial Center
WebsitesErnst & Young - Islamic Banking
Financial Islam
Global Islamic Finance
Global Scholar
Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance
International Islamic Financial Market
Islamic Finance - Deloitte
Islamic Finance-Blog
Islamic Finance Council UK
Islamic Finance Directory
Islamic Finance News
Islamic Finance
Islamic Finance Training
Opalesque: Islamic Finance Briefing
Dinar Standard
Islamic Finance WIKI
World Wide Web Virtual Library
Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)
Islamic Investment Network
Islamic Research and Training Institute
Islamic Society for Institutional Economics
KPMG'S resources relating to Islamic Finance
Middle East Global Advisors (MEGA)
PWC's Islamic Finance Practice
ETHICA Institute of Islamic Finance
Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries
Sukuk Research
The Guardian (UK Source) on Islamic Finance
True Banking (Magazine)
State Bank of Pakistan - Video Conference on Islamic Banking
World Database for Islamic Banking and Finance
Yusuf A Nzibo
International OrganisationsAccounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institution
Al Huda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics
Amwal Credit Union
Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance
General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions
International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF)
Standard Chartered Saadiq
International Islamic Financial Market
International Shari'ah Research Academy
Islamic Banking Department
Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector
Islamic Economics Institute
Islamic Finance Students Organization
National Zakat Foundation
OER Sites
(Search for section on Islamic Banking)
Flat World Education
Bielefield Academic Search Engine (BASE)
Directory of Open Educational Resources
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Google OCW/OER Search
OER Commons
INSAP (International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications)
OER Online ArchivesInternet Archive
OER Knowledge Cloud
The Alexandria Archive Institute
Open AccessAOSIS OpenJournals
IJRCM Journals
Islamic Banks and financial institutionsBahrain
ABC Islamic Bank E.C
Shamil Bank
Albaraka Islamic Bank Bahrain

Bank Saderat Iran
Bank Mellat
Bank Sepah
Bank Keshavarzi
Bank Maskan
Karafarin Bank
Bank Pasargad

Jordan Islamic Bank

Kuwait Finance House

Al Baraka Bank Lebanon

Qatar Islamic Banking
Qatar International Islamic Bank
Qatar Islamic Insurance Company

Saudi Arabia
Islamic Development Bank
National Commercial Bank
Bank Al-Jazeera

United Arab Emirates
Dubai Islamic Bank
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Emirates Islamic Bank
Noor Bank
Al Hilal Bank
Sharja Islamic Bank
Attijari Al-Islami (Islamic Banking arm of Commercial Bank of Dubai)
Islamic International Arab Bank

American Finance House, LARIBA Bank

South-East Asia

Islamic Bank Brunei Darussalam

Bank Net Syariah
PT Bank Syariah BNI
PT Bank Jabar dan Banten Syariah
PT Bank BCA Syariah
PT Bank Victoria Syariah
PT Bank Panin Syariah
PT Bank Syariah Bukopin
PT Bank Syariah Mega Indonesia
PT Bank Syariah Mandiri
PT Bank Syariah Muamalat Indonesia

Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad
MNI Takaful
Syarikat Takaful Malaysia
Bank Islam Malaysia
AmIslamic Bank Berhad
Affin Islamic Bank Berhad

Al-Amanah Islamic Bank

Indian Sub-continent

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited
Islamic Finance and Investment Limited
Shahjalal Islamic Bank
ICB Islamic Bank Limited
First Security Islami Bank Ltd
Social Islami Bank Limited
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

Seyad Shariat Finance
Idafa Investments

Meezan Bank
Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited
BankIslami Pakistan Limited
Al-Baraka Bank Pakistan

South Africa
Albaraka Bank South Africa

Rest of the World

Turkiye Finans
Bank Asya

Al Rayan Bank
Dallah Albaraka
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
8General information
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