This Guide covers selected resources related to Malaysia in the ISEAS Library as well as on the Internet.
To find additional materials from ISEAS Library, search the online catalogue SEALion.
A Baba Bibliography: a Selected Annotated Listing of Sources on the Peranakan Chinese in Singapore and Malaysia
Call Number: REF Z5118 P47B11
Bibliography of Malaysian Demography
Call Number: REF Z3264 D3S272
Contesting Malaysia’s Integration Into the World Economy
Call Number: DS596 C76
Early Malay Printed Books: a Provisional Account of Materials Published in the Singapore-Malaysia Area Up To 1920, Noting Holdings in Major Public Collections
Call Number: REF Z3251 P96
The Malayan “Emergency” 1948 – 1960: a Select List
Call Number: REF Z3246 M23
Call Number: HC445.5 M242
Political Economy in Malaysia: a Select Bibliography
Call Number: REF Z3249 E2P76
Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia
Call Number: DS597.2 R86
Studies on Women in Malaysia, 1990 – 2004: an Overview and Bibliography
Call Number: REF Z3249 W8Z21
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Malaysia – Biography
Malaysia – Economic conditions
Malaysia – History
Malaysia – Politics and government
Business Conditions Survey Report
Library Holdings: 1996 – current
Call Number: JOU HC445.5 A1B971
Kajian Malaysia: Journal of Malaysian studies
Library Holdings: 1983 – 2016
Call Number: Jou DS591 K131
Online access: 2000 – current
Journal of the Federated Malay States Museums
Library Holdings: 1908 – 1941
Call Number: MFM 784, MFM 832 & SCR DS591 F29
Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
Library Holdings: 1964 – 2020 (print); 2010 – current (online)
Call Number: JOU DS591 R8M3
Malaysian Economic Outlook
Library Holdings: 1989 – 2018
Call Number: JOU HC445.5 M23
Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies
Library Holdings: 1988 – 2012
Call Number: JOU HC497 M3K13
Review of Indonesian and Malaysian affairs (RIMA)
Library Holdings: 1983 – 2014
Call Number: JOU DS501 R45
Current Newspapers & News Websites
The Edge Malaysia (Hardcopy available)
Malaysiakini (Up to 30 users. Contact Library for offsite access)
Data & Statistics
Statistical Materials in the Library Collection
Buku maklumat perangkaan Malaysia = Statistics handbook, Malaysia
Library Holdings: 1981 – 2013
Call Number: STA AMY HA1792 M24
Buku tahunan perangkaan Malaysia = Yearbook of statistics Malaysia
Library Holdings: 1984 – 2015
Call Number: STA AMY HA1791 M23J1
Malaysian oil palm statistics
Library Holdings: 2016 – 2018
Call Number: Sta amy HD9490.5 P34M23
Perangkaan pembuatan bulanan Malaysia = Monthly manufacturing statistics, Malaysia
Library Holdings: 1991 – 2012
Call Number: Sta amy HA1793 M24I4
Library Holdings: 2004 – 2012
Call Number: Sta amy HA4600.6 S79
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Statistics updates on selected key indicators about ASEAN and its Member States.
Asian Development Bank Statistical Database
The database contains data on balance of payments, external debt, government finance, labor force, money and interest rates, national accounts, prices, population, social indicators, and trade.
Bank Negara Malaysia: Central Bank of Malaysia
Bank Negara Malaysia publishes daily rates and trading volumes from the Kuala Lumpur foreign exchange market, interbank money market, and government bond market, as well as other statistical data on a regular basis for information purposes only.
CEIC Data Manager(Onsite access for ISEAS researchers)
CEIC provides granular country-level plus region and state level information on several macroeconomic sectors, such as inflation, exports, tourism and more. Detailed methodological references at indicator, dataset, sector, and country levels are also available.
Department of Statistics Malaysia
The website provides real time statistics in the monitoring of national economic performance and social development of Malaysia.
EIU CountryData (Contact Library for offsite access)
It provides immediate access to headline economic indicators and forecasts vital to economic, financial, and budget models. It also provides hard-edged analysis of a country’s economic health and prospects.
MATRADE: The Official Portal of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation
MATRADE publishes Malaysia’s monthly, quarterly and annual trade statistics covering Malaysia’s export and imports by commodities or countries.
UN ComtradeUN Comtrade is a repository of official international trade statistics and relevant analytical tables.
World Bank Open Data
Open access to external debt and financial flow data that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System. The indicators include external debt stocks and flows, major economic aggregates, and key debt ratios as well as average terms of ne
Library Holdings: 1995 – 2000
Call Number: MFM 1163
Library Holdings: 1935 – 1941
Call Number: MFM 619
Library Holdings: 1928 – 1940
Call Number: MFM 210
New Straits Times
Library Holdings: 1967 – 2007
Call Number: MFM 112
Library Holdings: 1971 – 2010
Call Number: MFM 684
Library Holdings: 1964 – 2012
Call Number: MFM 683
Library Holdings: 1977 & 1989
Call Number: MFM 1116
Jawi Transliteration Project
Jawi Transliteration Project is a Jawi printed text newspaper archive consisting of 2,000 Jawi-script newspaper and magazine articles published between 1930-1941 in the Straits Settlements and the Malay Peninsula, transliterated into romanised Malay, and presented in a fully searchable format.
Malay Concordance Project
The project aims to help scholars share resources for the study of classical Malay literature. Its main feature is a growing corpus of classical Malay texts, now comprising 165 texts and 5.8 million words, including 140,000 verses.