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information Restricted Resource Academic Writer (Former name: APA Style CENTRAL) Help Guide
Descriptions: Combining sophisticated learning resources and content processing technology, Academic Writer is a state-of-the-art, web-based suite of integrated services and tools designed to both help develop and enhance research and writing skills as well as facilitate publication.
Academic Writer is the official, authoritative online resource for learning, instruction, and the application of APA Style.
Sources: APA
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableACLS Humanities E-Book Help Guide
Descriptions: ACLS Humanities E-Book includes several thousands of full-text, cross-searchable books in the humanities selected by scholars for their continuing importance for research and teaching. The project includes both in-print and out-of-print books and many prize-winning works. It is an ongoing collaboration of the American Council of Learned Societies, various constituent member learned societies of the ACLS and over 100 publishers.
Sources: ACLS
Language: English
Features: Search and browse.

information Restricted Resource Full text availableAsia-Studies Full-text Online Help Guide
Humanities Homepage
Descriptions: The database brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 53 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues. Subject coverage include finance, trade, environment, human resources development, best practices in government, fisheries, tourism, education and women's studies to name a few. Country coverage includes all of Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the Americas Pacific Rim countries, and Pacific islands.

Users can browse Asia-Studies Full-Text Humanities module through

Sources: Journals, reports, papers, monographs, etc.
Language: Mainly in English
Features: Print, download, please download Acrobat Reader for PDF files

information Open Access DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books)
Descriptions: DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books) is a service of OAPEN Foundation. It aims to increase discoverability of academic, peer reviewed books published under open access license. The directory covers various subjects including arts and architecture, business and economics, history and archaeology, languages and literatures, law and political science, philosophy and religion, social sciences and more.
Features: All titles can be searched and browsed.
Sources: Books
Language: Mainly in English

information Open Access DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
Descriptions: DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) is hosted and maintained by Lund University Libraries. Click here to access DOAJ.

DOAJ provides free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects including Agriculture and Food Sciences,Arts and Architecture, Biology and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry
Earth and Environmental Sciences, General Works, Health Sciences, History and Archaeology, Languages and Literatures, Mathematics and Statistics, Philosophy and Religion, Physics and Astronomy, Science General, Social Sciences, Technology and Engineering, etc. and many languages.
Features: All journal titles can be searched and browsed. Some journals are searchable at article level.
Sources: Journals
Language: Many languages (Mainly in English)

information Restricted Resource Full text availableEBSCO: Bibliography of Asian Studies Help Guide
Basic Search Help
Descriptions: Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains nearly 900,000 records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. It also includes the full content of the annual printed Bibliography of Asian Studies from the 1971 up to the 1991 volumes (published in 1997).
Features: Email / print / save
Sources: Journals and book bibliography
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableEBSCO: Humanities Source Ultimate Help Guide
Basic Searching Help
Descriptions: Humanities Source Ultimate offers access to key content covering literary, scholarly and creative thought. It also includes hundreds of scholarly full-text journals cited in leading subject indexes to round out student research.
Features: Email / print / save articles, abstract / full-text / page image available, functions: marked articles, etc.
Sources: Journals
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text available Resource contains imagesEBSCO: MAS Ultra - School Edition Help Guide
Basic Searching Help | Full-text Titles List (Excel)
Descriptions: This database provides full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. It also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 440,000 photos, maps & flags.
Features: email / print / save articles, abstract / full-text / page image available, functions: marked articles, etc.
Sources: Full text pamphlets, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, photos, maps and flags etc.
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableEBSCO: Military & Government Collection Help Guide
Full-text Titles List (Excel)
Descriptions: Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
Features: email / print / save articles, abstract / full-text / page image available, functions: marked articles, etc.
Sources: Journals
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableEBSCO: OpenDissertations Help Guide
Basic Searching Help
Descriptions: OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.
Features: email / print / save articles
Sources: Selected citation of Doctoral Dissertations by American Universities and the world.
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableEBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service Help Guide
Descriptions: This database is a gateway to access nearly 100 full-text electronic journals from different publishers via one website.
Features: email / print / save articles, abstract / full-text / page image available, functions: marked articles, etc.
Sources: Journals
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text available Resource contains audioGale Ebooks (Former name: Gale Virtual Reference Library) Help Guide
Descriptions: An e-book database of encyclopedias, almanacs and reference sources for multi-displinary research. It supports full-text search within and across collections, advanced search capabilities, bookmarks and annotations. The titles can also be searched in the Library Catalogue
Features: email / print / download chapters / listen, etc.

information Restricted Resource Full text available Resource contains videoGale General OneFile Help Guide
(Gale Reference Complete)
Descriptions: Gale General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.
Features: Search/browse/download/print
Sources: Journals/books/news/videos…etc.
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text available Resource contains video Resource contains audioGale In Context: Global Issues Help Guide
(Gale Reference Complete)
Descriptions: Gale In Context:Global Issues offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issues and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.
Features: Search/browse/download/print
Sources: Journals/podcasts/videos…etc.
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text available Resource contains videoGale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints Help Guide
(Gale Reference Complete)
Descriptions: Gale In Context:Opposing Viewpoints is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Features: Search/browse/download/print
Sources: Journals/news/videos/books…etc.
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text available Resource contains videoGale In Context:Environmental Studies Help Guide
(Gale Reference Complete)
Descriptions: Gale In Context:Environmental Studies focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. It provides news, background information, video, unique commentaries, primary source documents and statistics covering relevant categories including energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development.
Features: Search/browse/download/print
Sources: News/videos/documents…etc.
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableHyRead ebook Help Guide
簡介: HyRead ebook 是一個台灣電子書平台,提供最新出版學術、專業、休閒及工具書各類書籍,包含人文社會、文學小說、語言學習、財經商管、科學科普、電腦資訊、宗教心靈、醫藥養生、藝術設計、休閒生活、親子童書等各領域的電子書。
特徵: 支援各式載具的線上及離線閱讀,包括 PC、Android 及 iPad (借閱功能限於經港澳大學圖書館聯盟購買的書目)
資料來源: 中文書
語言: 中文

information Restricted Resource Full text availableJournal Citation Reports Social Sciences Edition Help Guide
Descriptions: Journal Citation Reports offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles' cited references, JCR helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals. Our library subscribes Social Sciences editions.
Features: Published annually (approximately June) following the year of coverage
Sources: Citation data of journals articles
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableJSTOR: Arts & Science I Help Guide
Descriptions: Established in 1997, JSTOR's first collection includes core journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. This collection also contains titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics. Overall, there are 119 titles in twenty-one disciplines. The archive database usually has 3-5 years full text embargo on average.
Features: print and email articles ; use "Adobe Acrobate Reader" to view articles
Sources: E-journals
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableNational Geographic Virtual Library, 1888-current Help Guide
Descriptions: National Geographic Virtual Library brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine --- every page of every issue --- along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos. National Geographic magazine built its reputation delivering the highest-quality photojournalism and cartography in the world. The monthly publication provides unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and more.

HKSYU subscribes two parts of this National Geographic Virtual Library including:
  • National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994
  • National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-Current
Features: Search/browse/download/print
Sources: National Geographic magazine
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text available Resource contains audioNaxos Spoken Word Library ( (Limited users) Help Guide
 (Limited users)
Descriptions: Naxos Spoken Word Library have over 400 titles of audio books which includes classic novels, plays and poetry, from medieval times to the twentieth century. It also includes unabridged titles, from Shakespeare to James Joyce. The texts are also available to follows on screens, providing a comprehensive presentation of the literature and an excellent language-learning facility. These texts can also be printed out. All titles can be accessed online, no matter in the library, campus or at home.

The titles also can be searched in Library Catalogue.

System Requirement: PC user:
Microsoft Windows XP with Internet Explorer 7 / Mozilla 1.7.1 / FireFox 1.5 / Netscape 7.1 and Media Player 10 / 11
Mac user:
OS X 10.4 with Mozilla 1.7.12 / FireFox 1.5 / Netscape 7.2 / Safari 2.0.2 and Media Player 9
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableOxford Bibliographies Help Guide
Descriptions: Oxford Bibliographies provides a variety of academic topics. Every article in the database is an authoritative guide to the current scholarship, with original commentary and annotations. Oxford Bibliographies is reviewed and updated regularly, with 50-75 articles added per year to each subject area. It provides the access to the full text in selected subject areas including: Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, Chinese studies, Cinema and media studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Education, International law, Linguistics, Management, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, American literature, Victorian literature, Childhood studies, British and Irish literature, Literary and critical theory (Start from early July 2017).
Features: Search/browse/download/print
Sources: Full-text print and online content
Language: English

information Open Access PQDT Open
Descriptions: PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. Click here to access PQDT Open. You can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access. Open Access Publishing is a new service offered by ProQuest's UMI Dissertation Publishing, and it is expected to have many more open access dissertations and theses over time.

Search Tips: http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/help/search_tips.html
Features: Downloadable in PDF format
Sources: Dissertations and theses
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableProQuest Central Help Guide
Advanced Search
Descriptions: ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated full-text database in the market today. This database provides nearly 12,000 journals with over 9,000 available in full text.

It boasts over 160 subjects including core subject areas such as:
  • Business and economics
  • Health and medical
  • News and world affairs
  • Science
  • Education
  • Technology
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Literature
  • Law
  • Women's studies
  • and more
It also provides access to over 800 full text U.S., Canadian and international newspapers; Nearly 30,000 full text dissertations in the areas of business, psychology, physical sciences, health, education and more; Concise business information from nearly 9,000 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries.
Features: email / print / save articles, abstract / full-text available / page image available, functions: marked articles, etc.
Sources: Journals
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
Descriptions: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - Full text is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. PQDT - Full Text includes millions of searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDT - Full Text provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses.
Features: Searchable citations
Sources: Dissertations and Theses from 700 leading academic institutions worldwide
Language: Mainly English

information Open Access Scientific Research Publishing (open access)
Descriptions: Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) is one of the largest open access journal publishers. It is currently publishing more than 200 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines including medical & life sciences, business & economics, chemistry & materials science, computer science & communications, earth & environmental sciences, engineering, medicine & healthcare, physics & mathematics, social sciences & humanities.
Features: All titles can be searched and browsed.
Sources: Journals
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableScopus Help Guide
Descriptions: Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
Features: Search
Sources: Journals, books and conference
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableTaylor & Francis Social Sciences & Humanities Library Help Guide
Descriptions: Taylor & Francis Group collaborate with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. The Social Sciences & Humanities Library covers over 1,000 scholarly journals content spans various areas of Humanities and Social Sciences:
  • Anthropology & Archaelogy
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Behavioral Science
  • Business, Management & Economics
  • Criminology & Law
  • Education
  • Geography, Planning, Urban & Environment
  • Library & Information Services
  • Media, Cultural & Communications Studies
  • Politics, International Relations & Area Studies
  • Public Health & Social Care
  • Sociology & Related Disciplines
  • Sports, Leisure & Tourism
  • Strategic, Defence & Security Studies
Sources: Journals
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text availableUlrichsweb Help Guide
Descriptions: Ulrichsweb is a single, unified service brings information about global serials resources together in one place to support librarians and researchers. There are the information about over 400,000 serials titles details, 100,000 publishers and providers, and more than 900 subject areas covered. It can be used to identify peer-reviewed journals and other academic and scholarly resources easily.
Sources: More than 300,00 periodicals of all types academic and scholarly journals, open access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters from around the world.
Language: English

information Restricted Resource Full text available Resource contains audioWorld eBook Library (Academic Research, Rare & Special eBook Portal) Help Guide
Descriptions: The database is published by The World Public Library Association, the world's largest eBook provider. It includes more than 2 million PDF eBooks in 100+ languages, containing 125 of the finest eBook and eDocument collections published on the Internet today. All of the eBooks are in PDF file format, and all Audio eBooks are in MP3 file format. These formats have been specially designed to be cross platform compatible with all PCs, Laptops, PDAs, Kindle DX, Kindle 3 iPad/iPods, eReaders, or Smartphones.

Subject Areas consists of 21st Century, Action Adventure, Biography, Classics, Drama, Education, Elizabethans, Esoteric, Fiction, Folklore, Children's, Gothic Tales, History, Liberal Arts, Mystery, Non Fiction, Poetry, Political Science, Pulp Fiction, Religion, Renaissance Thinkers, Science, Science Fiction, Western, Europa, Eastern, Professional.
Features: Acrobat Reader; Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher preferred
Sources: Mainly e-books, partially audio-books and e-documents
Language: Mainly in English and partially in other 100+ languages

information Restricted Resource Full text available中國重要會議論文全文數據庫 (哲學與人文科學、社會科學Ⅰ輯、社會科學Ⅱ輯、經濟與管理科學) Help Guide
China Proceedings of Conference Full-text Database
下載 CajViewer
簡介: 中國重要會議論文全文數據庫收錄我國2000年以來國家二級以上學會、協會、高等院校、科研院所、學術機構等單位的論文集,產品分為十大專輯:基礎科學、工程科技Ⅰ、工程科技Ⅱ、農業科技、醫藥衛生科技、哲學與人文科學、社會科學Ⅰ、社會科學Ⅱ、資訊科技、經濟與管理科學。本館購買哲學與人文科學、社會科學Ⅰ輯、社會科學Ⅱ輯、經濟與管理科學專輯, 全文內容由2009年起。
特徵: 可以列印及儲存文章; 包括全文及摘要; 請用 CAJ viewer 或 Acrobat Reader 閱覽 圖像檔案.
資料來源: 會議論文集
語言: 中文 及 英文

information Restricted Resource Full text available中文電子期刊服務 (華藝線上圖書館) Help Guide
Chinese Electronic Periodical Services (Airiti Library)
簡介: 此資料庫收錄的主要是以中文為主要語言類別的期刊出版品, 主要收錄範圍為台灣、中國大陸、香港及其他全球各地以中文為主要語言的期刊, 但不限此類語言。 涵蓋的科目包括人文學科、社會科學、自然科學、應用科學、醫學與生命科學等。 讀者可以學科、出版機構、期刊名稱或進階檢索等選項進行檢索及瀏覽。
特徵: 可以列印及儲存文章; 包括全文及摘要; 請用Acrobat Reader 閱覽檔案.
資料來源: 期刊
語言: 主要中文及部分英文

information Restricted Resource Full text available華藝電子書 Help Guide
iRead eBooks

華藝中文電子書(iRead eBooks)平台收錄了不同出版社授權的數萬本華文電子書, 本館已選購部分電子書,每本電子書均可供數人同時全文閱讀,主題包括經典文學、語言學習、商業經營、政治法律、社會心理、文學小說、醫療保健、藝術設計、電腦資訊、工程數學、歷史、哲學等。

特徵: 華藝電子書支援各式載具的線上及離線閱讀,包括 PC、Android 及 iPad
資料來源: 中文書
語言: 中文

information Restricted Resource Resource contains video萬方視頻 Help Guide
Wanfang Video
簡介: 萬方視頻以提供學術視頻為目的, 內容以科技, 教育,經濟,文化為主。 本館購買部分精選節目,包括風範大國民 (2008年選輯), 口述歷史 (2006- 2008年選輯), 魯豫有約 (2007年選輯),開卷八分鐘 (2009-2010, 2014年選輯),北大光華案例講座 (2002-2004年選輯), 鳳凰精選, 名人面對面, 國學天空, 縱橫中國, 世紀大講堂,贏家大講堂系列,中國名師講壇系列.節目以普通話發音。
系統要求: 瀏覽器IE7.0、FireFox 2.0 及以上版本
資料來源: 中國視頻
語言: 普通話

information Restricted Resource Full text available讀秀學術搜索 Help Guide
簡介: 這是超星數位圖書館設立的多種文獻綜合搜索平臺。它可以對書籍、報紙、期刊、學位論文、會議論文、專利、標準、視頻等同時進行檢索, 對部分文獻檢索結果提供相關幾頁的試讀,以及以電郵形式運作的"圖書館文獻傳遞"服務。
資料來源: 書籍、報紙、期刊、學位論文、會議論文、專利、標準、視頻等
語言: 中文

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