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    Library User Manual

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    Digital Library

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    Online Book Catalogue (OPAC)

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    HELP eRepository

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    Journal JER - HBT

Publishing in Academic Journals

A highly impactful journal website typically refers to a website that publishes peer-reviewed academic research articles that have been rigorously vetted and significantly influenced their respective fields. These journals are highly respected and widely read by researchers, academics, and professionals.

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    HELP e-Journals

    JER-HBT is an interdisciplinary journal published by ELM Graduate School, HELP University.

    HELP Law Review is refereed publication edited by the members of the Faculty and legal academics from other institutions.

    HELP Student Law Journal  is an academic publication written and edited by students of the Faculty of Law and Government, HELP University.

    The Asian Journal of Behavioural Sciences (AJBS)  is a biannual academic journal that publishes high-quality peer-reviewed articles on studies of human behaviour, contextualized within the Asian and Asia-Pacific region.

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    Predatory Journals

    Predatory journals are publications that present themselves as scholarly yet lack editorial by subject specialists and peer review. Publishers usually charge authors very high publication fees.

    Beall’s List is a website that lists potentially predatory publishers and journals.

    Blacklisted Journals is the list of banned journals by Ministry of Education Malaysia.

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    Journal Citation Report

    Database that provides information on the citation performance of academic journals. JCR is published by Clarivate Analytics, and it is widely used by researchers, publishers, and institutions to evaluate the impact of scholarly publications.

    Top 100 Highest Impact Factor Journals of 2022 is a list of journals with the highest impact factor around the world.

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    Malaysia Mycite

    Mycite is an online bibliographic database that indexes and provides access to scholarly literature from Malaysian academic journals, conference proceedings, and other scholarly publications.

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    Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

    DOAJ is an index of open access journals available online. All DOAJ services and data are free of charge.

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    ChatGPT is an Artificial Intelligence chatbot developed by OpenAI.

Info Box

Writing Guides for Researchers@HELP

HELP University Library has a collection of more than 30,000 books of various disciplines which can be searched via Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) as reference for users to write their thesis.

Related articles selected from Google Scholar. Users may also search topic of their choice in Google Scholar site.

Research Tools

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    Bloomberg Terminal

    Bloomberg Terminal software provides real-time market moving news and analytics to financial researchers.

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    Manage your references efficiently. Keep all your thoughts.

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    Advanced statistical procedures help ensure high accuracy and quality decision making.

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    Quillbot is an online writing assistant that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to paraphrase sentences.

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    Turnitin is a software where researchers submit their research paper to check on similarity report within the service database to control plagiarism.

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    Raosoft is a software to help researchers to calculate sample size of a population available in a project.

Research Guides

Citation Style

1. With so many different citation styles, how do you know which one is right for your paper? Do ask your instructors.

    • APA (American Psychological Association)
    • Harvard Referencing System
    • OSCOLA Law Referencing
    • IEEE (Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers)
    • AAA (American Anthropological Association)
    • ACS (American Chemical Society)
    • APSA (American Political Science Association)

2. Citation must put in 2 places ie. In Text and Bibliography.

    • In text:

Tobacco company ads are reaching teenagers and influencing their desire to smoke and what brands they choose (Smith, 2010).

  Include an in-text author-date citation

    • In Bibliography:

Smith, L. (2010). Smoking habits among young generation. New York: Thomson.

  Put the details of reference at the end of the assignment


3. How to Cite Resources?

You can refer to Monash University and University Malaya to select a citation style and the correct formatting on the resources. Selection of a  citation style is based on the required citation style from your faculty.

Dissertation / Thesis Format

This section contains the structure and arrangement for writing a dissertation or thesis, which covers the technical and language aspects such as language to be used, margin, font size, spacing, and pagination.


Library Orientation


The ELMGS, effective October 2008, implemented the requirement for postgraduate students to submit their coursework with Turn-It-In (TII) report on the similarity of their assignments to other TII database resources to control plagiarism.

The manual covers:


1. What is Turnitin?

In HELP, Turnitin is integrated into HELP LMS where students upload their assignments into LMS-TII platform directly for Turnitin to generate the similarity report.


2. Turnitin Guides


3. FAQs

Q: What information is included in the Portal?

A: The Research Portal has resources in the following categories:

      • Writing for Researcher@HELP
      • Research Tools
      • Research Guides
      • Info Box
      • Research Consultation
      • Digital Library
      • HELP E-Theses
      • Open Access
      • Research Grants
      • Journal JER-HBT


Q: How do I start my research work/project?

A: You can use “Writing Guide for Researcher@HELP” as a reference to start your research work.


Q: How do I cite my resources in my research project.

A: There are so many different citation styles, how do you know which one is right for your paper? Do ask your instructors. You can refer Monash University and University Malaya to find and select citation styles and the correct formatting on the resources. Select citation styles based on the required citation style from your faculty.


Q: What are the research tools to help me to complete my research?

A: There are many research tools available online :

      • Mendeley
      • Quillbot
      • Turnitin
      • Bloomberg Terminal
      • SPSS
      • Raosoft


Q: Where can I get more help?

A: If you need more help on how to use Help Research Portal, please direct them to library@help.edu.my.

User Guide / Video

This page includes user guides and videos on how to access the resources on the library website. This includes databases and OPAC search.

Research Consultation

Users who are conducting research are encouraged to consult with our librarians about their research requirements. To make an appointment, kindly visit our Reference Desk or send us an email.



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