Languange, Literature & Linguistics

Welcome to the Language, Literature and Communication Subject Guide...

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into Language, Literature and Communication area.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers     

Many e-books in the Library's collection is listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

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The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

  • Philology                     P1-1091
  • Classical philology         PA1-8595
  • Modern language          PB1-3029
  • Romance, French, Catalan, Spanish, Portugese    PC1-5498
  • English   PE1-3729
  • West Germanic  PF1-5999
  • Slavic, Baltic, Albanian  PG1-9665
  • Oriental philology and literature  PJ1-9269
  • Indo -Iranian philology and literature  PK1-9169
  • Language of Eastern Asia. Africa. Ocenia  PL1-8844
  • Hyperborean, Indian and artificial languages  PM1-9021
  • Literature (General)  PN1-6790
  • French Literature   PQ1-9698.436
  • English Literature  PR1-9680
  • American Literature  PS1-8599
  • German Literature  PT1-9999
Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service, to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from another library.

Find Articles

This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant to Language, Literature and Communication, and provides links to the Library's e-journals page, and how to obtain journal articles.

Related Databases Printed Journals

Use online databases to find journal articles about a subject. Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Language, Literature and Communication:

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Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is list of journals often used in Language, Literature and Communication.

  • American literature : a journal of literary history, criticism and bibliography
     PS1 A512
  • Ariel: a review of International English Literature  PR1 A69
  • Food technology in Malaysia  TP368 M3M239
  • College composition and communication  PE1001 C697 
  • College English  PE1 C697
  • English teaching forum  PE1128.A2 F745
  • International Review of Applied Linguistics in Languange Teaching   P121 I7
  • Language Arts   LB1576 A1L269 
  • Modern fiction studies  PS379 M533
  • Research in teaching of English  PE1066 R432

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

E-Journals Getting articles from elsewhere

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from another library through our Document Delivery Service.

Reference Works

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc.There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet.

Reference Works (Internet Sources) Encyclopedias

Handbooks Dictionaries


Statistical Sources

  • Asian mass communication institutions: teaching, training and research : a directory. 
    P92 A75A832 1975
  • Communication research statistics.  P93.7 R364


This is a list of the notable Language, Literature and Communication organizations includes intergovernmental, governmental or non-governmental.




This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of resources on Language, Literature and Communication available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.

  • Internet resources for language and linguistics -
  • Ethnologue: Languages of the World - Includes Country index with maps, Language names, Language codes, and Language families -
  • The iLoveLanguages Page - "A comprehensive catalog of language-related internet sources" offering over 2000 links -
  • Omniglot : A Guide to Written Language - Information on over 150 writing systems, including current, invented, and ancient systems -
  • Yahoo: Linguistics and Human Languages - Groupings include: chats and forums, constructed languages, education, endangered languages, language groups, specific languages, web directories -
  • Linguistics_and_Human_Languages/Languages/Communication Links Web Navigation -
  • Language Varieties -
  • Linguistic Data Consortium - supports language-related education, research and technology development by creating and sharing linguistic resources: data, tools and standards -
  • The International Phonetic Association - The IPA promotes the scientific study of phonetics and its various practical applications -
  • The Internet grammar of English Features the "Internet Grammar of English," -
  • Language Software Reviews -

Cite your sources

Why Must I Cited The Work?
Academic Integrity @ UPM
  • Acknowledge the author
  • Acknowledge the source of direct quotations
  • Avoid Plagiarism & Respect the Intellectual property and Copyright issues
  • Your ideas will be supported with fact
  • To acknowledge the source of paraphrased information that the reader may question or may want to pursue further    

The Graduate School Office at the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) promotes and educates the UPM community on the importance of academic integrity.

APA Sytle Guide Refworks
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.)  BF76.7 P976 2001
  •  APA Style  

From the American Psychological Association

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab

From University of Malaya Library (UML)

From Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College

RefWorks allows users to create their own personal bibliography.

Refworks offers:

  • Specialized database management service designed for bibliographic references – web based citation manager
  • Importing of references from various sources
  • Storage and searching of personalized data
  • Formatting of bibliographies AND manuscripts in different styles


Get To Know Your Liaison & Acquisition Librarian

Liaison Librarian


Get to know your liaison librarian and encourage the students to do likewise. Make an appointment to discuss your class research assignments or ask for library handouts to pass out in class.

Azana Abdul Hadi
Telephone: 03-89468609
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