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Academic Journal Database (CNKI) Search guide in HTML format

(Former title : China Journal Full-text Database & Century Journals Project) Academic Journal Database (CNKI) provides access to over 8,720 journals published in China. Library has Series F : Literature/History/Philosophy (1915+), Series G : Politics/Military Affairs/Law (1994+), Series H : Education/Social Sciences (1915+), Series I : Electronics/Information Sciences (1994+), Series J : Economics (1994+).

Academic Search Ultimate (via EBSCO) Search guide in HTML format

Academic Search Ultimate is a multi-disciplinary database provides full-text for more than 10,000 journals, with nearly 9,000 peer-reviewed titles. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.

Airiti Library Search guide in PowerPoint format

Airiti Library is a search platform, combining the academic resources of both Taiwan and Mainland China, features full-text scholarly contents covering academic journals, dissertations, and conference proceedings.

Brill Online Books Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

This collection provides access to ebooks mainly in Social Sciences, Asian studies, Language & linguistics.

Cambridge Core Search guide in PDF format

Cambridge Core is the home of academic content from Cambridge University Press. It covers the former Cambridge Books Online & Cambridge Journals Online.

China and the Modern World: Hong Kong, Britain and China 1841–1951 (via GALE) Search guide in video format

China and the Modern World is a series of digital archive collections sourced from preeminent libraries and archives across the world. Digitized from the British Colonial Office records grouped under the CO 129 Series titled "War and Colonial Department and Colonial Office: Hong Kong, Original Correspondence", this collection is an essential primary source archive for researching the history of Hong Kong in the context of Modern China and the British Empire in Asia. It relates to Hong Kong as a British colony between 1841 and 1951, and provides detailed information on the political, military, social, economic, and external development of Hong Kong.

China Statistical Yearbooks Database (CNKI) Search guide in PDF format

(Former title : China Statistical Yearbooks Database) It is a large-scale database integrating statistical resources, data analysis, multi-dimensional statistical indicators, quick retrieval and research support.


This platform covers products of journals, theses, proceedings, newspapers, yearbooks, patents, standards, achievements, books, ancient books, monographic serials, and featured journals.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection Search guide in video format Search guide in HTML format Mobile device guide Permitted Use

EBSCOhost eBook Collection is a multi-disciplinary collection offering more than 150,000 eBooks. Subject coverage includes Business and economics, Language arts and discipline, Literary criticism, Social science, Technology and Engineering.

Emerald Backfiles Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

Emerald Backfiles provides coverage over 120 digitized titles dating back to Volume 1, Issue 1. Contains more than 68,000 articles, some going back to the 1800s. The content areas include business, management, library and information services, materials science, and engineering.

Emerald Backfiles Additions Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

Provides access to full-text management journals 1994 to 2009. Articles are peer-reviewed across core management disciplines.

Emerald Management Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

Provides access to latest peer-reviewed management research journals. It contains 175 full-text journal titles with about 85,000 full-text management articles in business and management field.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source (via EBSCO) Search guide in HTML format

Entrepreneurial Studies Source is a rich collection of full-text resources for entrepreneurship and small business research. Many journals are peer-reviewed and are available with no embargo. This database offers more than 120 key periodicals, 140 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV, one of the world’s largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.


The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database provides access to educational-related literature. It provides users with online access to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents dating back to 1966.

iRead eBook Search guide in PDF format Mobile device guide Permitted Use

iRead eBook provides access to over 5,600 Traditional-Chinese ebooks covering subjects such as Business, Management, Finance, Literature and Fiction, Design and Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Language, Science, Social Sciences, Computers,etc.

JSTOR Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

JSTOR provides full-text online access to back file of scholarly journals in the collection of Arts & Sciences, Asia Collection, Business & Economics, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics as well as Lives of Literature. Ebooks with multidisciplinary academic titles from university presses and scholarly publishers are also available in this platform.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (via EBSCO)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts,(LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Mobilizing East Asia Online

This database is a major collection from the Brill East Asia Archive. It includes essential English-language publications from the first half of the 20th Century, reporting at first hand from the Russo-Japanese War to the Manchurian Crisis, the Fifteen-Year War and the Chinese Post-War, systemic change in mainland China and the prelude to the Cold War in East Asia. It offers a tightly organised series of pivotal English-language newspapers, books and magazines reporting and commenting on developments in East and South-East Asia from the turn of the century to the early 1950s.

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies offers long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. It covers both foundational and cutting-edge topics in International Studies and Politics.

Project MUSE

Provides indexing and abstracts to over 400 electronic scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences nearly 120 not-for-profit publishers.


Provides the full-text articles journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group. Covers general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology.

SAGE Knowledge - Sociology Permitted Use

Provides access to over 470 ebooks in the subject areas of Sociology.

SAGE Research Methods Video - Practical Research & Academic Skills Search guide in HTML format

The database offers support on the practical skills with key areas such as writing a research proposal, planning and designing a research project and securing ethical approval are explicitly covered. Practical skills such as project management, writing for publication, presenting work, and building networks are also presented through helpful explanatory videos.

Social Science Database (via ProQuest) Search guide in HTML format

The database includes over 1,000 journal titles, with around 700 active full text titles. It provides extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including international relations, sociology and urban studies, etc.


Social Science Research Network (SSRN)´s eLibrary provides 736,691 research papers 340,980 researchers across 30 disciplines.

Statista Search guide in HTML format

Statista provides statistical data on many topics including media, business, finance, politics, society, technology and education. Sources include market reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Data can be accessed by searching or browsing by industry, topic, country, digital market or infographic.

Taylor & Francis eBooks Search guide in PDF format Permitted Use

Provides access to ebooks in subject areas such as Business and Management, Economics, Media and Communication, English Language and Linguistics, Mathematics and Statistics etc.

Taylor & Francis Online Search guide in HTML format

This journal collection covers a wide range of subjects and disciplines including Business Management, Economics, Communication & Cultural Studies, Media and Translation.

Teacher Reference Center (via EBSCO)

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for more than 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Wanfang Data Search guide in PDF format

Provides access of more than 3,000 academic journals published in China covering the subject areas of Arts, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Economics and Finance, Education, Literature, etc.