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*Access only available within UMS Campus network only.
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1. CAB eBooks (Trial)

CAB eBooks provides a unique opportunity to access CABI’s prestigious titles in an easy-to use format. Books are indexed and retrievable as chapters, ensuring that a search of available titles will return the most relevant results and save you valuable time.

  •     high quality content written by world experts
  •     the world’s applied life science literature at your fingertips
  •     dynamic front file supplemented by archive material
  •     titles available and indexed as individual chapters
  •     all chapters and titles fully indexed and integrated with CAB Abstracts
  •     search for individual terms or browse by subject or title
  •     eBooks displayed as easy-to-navigate PDF files


What are the Options?

There are two CAB eBook collections available:
CAB eBooks Front File (2014–present)
CAB eBooks Archive (2011–2013)


**URL: https://www.cabi.org/cabebooks


Trial access available until 30 November 2017.


**Access only available within UMS Campus network only.


2. The Bloomberg Terminal (Trial)

Where Are the Bloomberg Terminals?

The Bloomberg Terminal

Bloomberg is a powerful and flexible platform for financial professionals that brings together real-time data on all market, news and research, analytics, and communication tools to make smarter, faster, more informed business decisions. Bloomberg has data on more than 5 million bonds, equities, commodities currencies, and funds. It covers almost every publicly traded company in the world, and has profiles on more than a million people.


  1.     Coverage of markets and securities.
  2.     Information asset classes - fixed incomes, equities, foreign exchange, commodities, and more.
  3.     Up-to-the-minute access to news that moves and shakes markets.
  4.     Professionals in the business community and make connections.


About Bloomberg: The Power of GO from Bloomberg LP on Vimeo.

Where Are the Bloomberg Terminals?

UMS Library has 1 Bloomberg Terminals at the Kota Kinabalu Main Campus (Ground Floor).


Download Stater Guide:

Bloomberg Starter Guide


Trial access available until 8 January 2018.


3.  Trial Access of IJOURNET now available

IJOURNET- An International Academic Journals Network has provided UMS the trial access for a period of 30 days. You can now have instant access to academic & research journals covered under 23 subject categories:

Agriculture ScienceApplied Science/Technology
Civil EngineeringCommerce/Banking/Finance
Computers/Information Technology

Dental Science

Earth ScienceEducation
Engineering Mechanics/MaterialsEnvironment
HumanitiesLibrary & Information Science
Mathematics/StatisticsMedical Science
PhysicsSocial Science
Veterinary/Animal Sciences

4. Nature Journals Trial


UMS Library has arranged a Nature journals trial.

You now have unlimited online access to select Nature journals via nature.com.

The portfolio of Nature journals include:


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Leading, original research across the life, physical and clinical sciences

·         All the life sciences Nature journals are in the top 10 in their category

·         5 of the physical sciences Nature journals are the #1 primary research journal in their categories

·         Each journal includes News & Views and Commentaries

NatureResearch INLINE

High-impact reviews written by leading international researchers.

·         Reviews providing a comprehensive summary of the primary research in the field

·         Newly relevant, impactful and ground-breaking research

·         Superbly illustrated & high-impact factors



5. Bates’ Visual Guide


Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.

Students and faculty in medical, nursing, and related programs will appreciate the careful attention to clinical accuracy, as well as the range of patient types profiled in the series. Institutions will benefit from the online delivery of content—available for the first time via IP-authenticated or referring URL access—allowing their users to view the videos from any web-based location or device.


6. SAGE Video Collections


UMS Library has trial access to Sage Video. For accessing outside of UMS campus network, please contact our Reference Desk at 08832000 ext 2325 for user id and password.


    i.       Counseling and Psychotherapy

This collection of 138 hours and 420 videos draws upon a vast network of SAGE’s authors and editors. It includes many tutorials, such as Mick Cooper on Empathy and Listening, multiple interviews with leading experts such as Jerrold Lee Shapiro on Existential Psychotherapy and John McLeod on Evidence-Based Practice, along with many more films addressing teaching, learning and practitioner issues


    ii.       Education

Comprised of 126 hours and 450 videos, this collection offers a practical view into a full range of teaching settings and situations, from early years to educational leadership, to support students needing to understand theory or how to apply it in practice. Contributors include leading authors Peter Smith on Bullying, Wendy W. Murawski on Co-Teaching, Julia Link Roberts on Gifted and Talented Education, and many more.


    iii.       Media and Communication Studies

This internationally diverse collection of 134 hours and over 500 videos offers academic viewpoints and real-life insights into practices directly applicable to Communication and Media Studies courses. Top Hollywood producer Martin Cohen discusses film production; further contributors also include Sonia Livingstone on New Media, Joe Turow on Advertising, Barbara Zelizer on Journalism, and Stuart Hall on Representation.


Beta Trial in March

    iv.       Psychology

As of 28 January 2016, over 60 hours are available in this extensive and diverse collection. When complete, it will feature around 130 hours of video covering different content types that will help users instruct, learn, think deeply, and become even more curious! See professional psychologists in action, such as forensic psychologists working inside a prison, or clinical psychologists treating patients with a variety of mental health disorders; or venture back to the field’s beginnings via footage of John B. Watson or Muzafer Sherif’s early experiments. This collection has a great variety of content for all end users.


    v.       Business & Management

As of 28 January 2016, over 60 hours are available in this extensive and diverse collection. When complete, it will feature more than 150 hours of video, including in-depth interviews with experts from across the globe on topics as varied as innovation management, corporate social responsibility and social media marketing. View the very latest insights from marketing practitioners at brands including Kellogg’s and McDonald’s and watch management professionals, business leaders, entrepreneurs and marketers at work.


    vii.       Politics and International Relations

As of 28 January 2016, over 60 hours are available in this extensive and diverse collection. When complete, it will feature around 140 hours of video that reinforces course fundamentals, introduces new perspectives and brings theory to life with in-practice examples. With content types designed to fit a variety of learning and research needs, interviews with renowned experts cover subjects including international migration, political philosophy and the international relations of China. Discover seminal documentaries from BBC Worldwide and footage of famous political speeches from Martin Luther King and John F. Kennedy among others.


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