HELP Learning Resource Centre

HELP Learning Resource Centre

  • lib4The HELP CAT Learning Resource Centre is a user-friendly place managed by information professionals and supported by a team of capable staff whose aim is to create and maintain a conducive environment and provide facilities and services in support of learning, teaching and research at HELP College of Arts and Technology. It is situated at Level 7.

    lib1lib3The Library has a collection of over 16,000 text and reference books, periodicals and multimedia, print journals and newspapers. The books are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC). All libraries are wireless enable. There are designated PCs with Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) and terminals for internet usage and access to the library collection. The library uses an open source system OpenBiblio, which is an online library system with OPAC, circulation, cataloging and staff administration.

    lib2The Library also provides access to online resources such as subscribed databases, ebooks, and multimedia materials. New resources are continuously introduced as the needs arise. The online resources are accessible from the library website. Other facilities such as scanning and photocopying services are also available in the Library.

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  • HELP CAT Library New Books Arrival (July 2017)

    An overview of the history of computer science and the Digital Revolution. The Innovators is a “riveting, propulsive, and at times deeply moving” (The Atlantic) story of the people who created the computer and the Internet.


    A scientist Isabel Duncan understands the world of apes more than humans—until she meets reporter John Thigpen. But when an explosion rocks the lab, John’s article turns into the story of a lifetime—and Isabel must connect with her own kind to save her family of apes from a new form of human exploitation.


    Provides the ultimate flexibility in tailoring content to the exact needs of your MIS or IT course! Business Driven Technology 7e offers flexibility to customize according to your needs and the course and student needs by covering essential concepts and topics.


    Marc Fitten fell in love with Hungary after years spent living there, and his second novel is a celebration of its culture and cuisine, as well as a portrait of a woman and her country in transition.


    Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical framework for planning and managing events. Focusing on the role of event managers and their diverse responsibilities through each phase of the event planning process, this is still the only textbook to define the concept of knowledge in the context of event management, placing it at the centre of professional practice.


    This 12th edition builds on the foundation of the previous edition and retains a thorough and careful presentation of the principles of economics. Economics emphasizes real-world applications, the development of critical thinking skills, diagrams renowned for pedagogy and clarity, and path-breaking technology.


    Global Tourism Higher Education: Past, Present, and Future extensively reviews tourism education on a global basis, focusing on the history, development, current status, challenges, and opportunities now present in various regions and countries.


    Provides a comprehensive exploration of the management, operations and marketing of cultural tourism attractions and resources in a global context. An overview of the way in which cultural tourism resources and attractions are managed and marketed in a global context and also Analysis of the demand, profiles and motivation of tourists.

    9Frederic Raphael’s The Glittering Prizes and its sequel, Fame and Fortune, were widely acclaimed for their dazzling and moving portrait of an era and a generation. Now, in Final Demands, the culminating volume in the trilogy, writer Adam Morris and his high-flying Cambridge contemporaries find themselves at the peak of influence and success as New Labour and the Blair boom years take them high on the slippery pole of success.


    This book covers the new Malaysian Private Entities Reporting Standard (MPERS) which was issued by the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) on 14 February 2014 for financial statements with annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2016.


    In Jay McGraw’s Life Strategies for Dealing with Bullies, McGraw helps kids identify potentially harmful situations and deal with bullies through tips, techniques, and examples that apply to real-life situations. Jay doesn’t just speak about the bullies — he also speaks to the bullies themselves to help them change their ways.

    12Taking an integrative approach, this highly visual, four-color book discusses hospitality marketing from a team perspective, examining each hospitality department and its role in the marketing mechanism. The 7th edition of this popular book includes new and updated coverage of social media, destination tourism and other current industry trends, authentic industry cases, and hands-on application activities.


    The new TECHSkills boxes focus on your digital skills to ensure you’re making the most of the best tools you can find online. Additional resources, templates and activities are also available at


    An incredible cross-section of individuals who are the at the top of their respective fields provide answers to one question: how do you succeed at what you do? Each interview is a testament to the knowledge and experiences that these risk-taking, barrier-breaking individuals have used to achieve their own success.

    15The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It still remains the only book to systematically compare and contrast in a spatial context, tourism and recreation in relation to leisure time, offering insight into the demand, supply, planning, destination management and impacts of tourism and recreation


    The happy memories are like sunbursts, sparkling on the sea. But then, like a current dragging me under, there’s that summer of 1997


    Homicide detective Inspector Singh has returned home to Singapore to rest his weary feet after time spent globe-trotting and crime-solving in Malaysia and Bali. But it’s not long before he wishes he would be sent off to another foreign locale. With his wife nagging him and his boss lecturing him about his unconventional work habits, he’s thrilled when a new case comes across his desk.

    18What is truth? What is love? Does life have meaning? Bestselling author Richard David Precht has travelled the globe searching for answers–and his odyssey has become one of the most talked-about books around the world. Combining classic philosophy and cutting-edge neuroscience, Precht guides readers through the thickest jungles of academic discourse with the greatest of ease.