PSAS Subject Guide

Guides to the best databases and resources for each subject area.

find Articles - architecture, design & planning


Use online databases to find journal articles about a subject. Below is a list of databases which are most often used.

  • ASME
  • BioOne
  • CABI Compendium
  • Cambridge University Press – Cambridge Journals Online
  • Wiley Online Library
  • SpringerLink
  • Science Direct
  • Scopus
  • Proquest
  • ASCE

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Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is list of journals often used.

  • Alam cipta.       NA2540 A3182
  • Architecture Malaysia.     NA1 A673
  • Berita Perancang.      NA9000 B4
  • Better homes and gardens.     NA7100 B45
  • Built environment journal.     NA1525 B932
  • Design.      NK1160 D4
  • Environment and planning.      NA2005 E58
  • Green places.     NA9035 S6 G795
  • Inti.     NK50 I61
  • Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division. 
     NA9000 J67
  • Journal JPBD.      NA9000 J55
  • Malaysian townplan.    NA9000 M239
  • Man environment systems.     NA2543 S6M35
  • Majalah arkitek.       NA1 M34
  • Planning Malaysia.   NA9000 P699

Other journals subscribed by library can be search via WebOPAC to identify location and holdings.


Open access journals are scholarly journals that open to all, with no access fees that are available online to the reader.