Kalendar Sesi Akademik 2015/2016

Berikut adalah kalendar pengajian bagi sesi akademik 2015/2016. Untuk makluman semua, Fakulti Perubatan (Sarjana Muda Perubatan dan Sarjana Muda Pembedahan) dan Fakulti Pergigian (Pra-Klinikal Tahun 1 dan 2) menggunakan kalendar yang berlainan. Program peringkat asasi di Kuala Lumpur dan Nilam Puri juga menggunakan kalendar yang berlainan.


Dr Nor Edzan Che Nasir 
Ketua Pustakawan
Perpustakaan UM
27 Mac 2015

Malaysian Journals indexed in the Web of Science

The Web of Science (WOS) is a citation database which has 8,718 journal titles indexed in it. To date, only 12 journals from Malaysia have made their way into WOS and this equates to 0.14% of total journal titles indexed.


The following is a list of the Malaysian journals which includes their ISSN and publisher. Two of the journals, namely the Malaysian Journal of Computer Science and the Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science are from our very own University of Malaya.

  1.  AlShajarah (ISSN 13946870) – International Islamic University Malaysia
  2. Asian Myrmecology (ISSN 19851944) – Penerbit UMS
  3. AsiaPacific Journal of Public Health (ISSN 10105395) – Asia Pacific Academic Consortium Public Health & SAGE Publication
  4. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society (ISSN 01266705) – Malaysian Mathematical Society
  5. Journal of Oil Palm Research (ISSN 15112780) – Malaysian Palm Oil Board
  6. Journal of Rubber Research (ISSN 15111768) – Lembaga Getah Malaysia
  7. Journal of Tropical Forest Science (ISSN 01281283) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia
  8. Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (ISSN 01279084) – University of Malaya
  9. Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science (ISSN 13946234) – University of Malaya
  10. Neurology Asia (ISSN 18236138) – ASEAN Neurological Association
  11. Sains Malaysiana (ISSN 01266039) – Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  12. Tropical Biomedicine (ISSN 01275720) – Malaysian Society of Parasitology andTropical Medicine

Dr Nor Edzan Che Nasir
Chief Librarian
UM Library
27 March 2015

Preparing citations in academic writing

What is a citation? A citation is a reference to a specific book, periodical or media item. It leads a reader to the source where the information can be found. We need to provide proper citations in order :

  • To acknowledge the original authors
  • To provide evidence that reports are supported by valid facts
  • To avoid accusations of plagiarism
  • To serve as a guide for other researchers

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What is EndNote?

  • EndNote is a bibliographic management software used to organize bibliographic references as well as to create a bibliography or reference list
  • It is freely available to all staff and students of University of Malaya and can be downloaded via a fixed line from software.um.edu.my
  • Currently EndNote X7 is being used.
  • Steps in EndNote includes :
    • Inputting referencse manually
    • Importing references directly From Online Databases and the internet
    • Citing and creating a list of Bibliographies in Microsoft WORD

How to use EndNote