Databases A-Z

Search for databases from the below alphabetical list, a brief introduction to each of the databases and search guides by Subjects or Formats are available.

 

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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.


Alexander Street Press - Business & Economics Search guide in HTML format

The Complete Business and Economics Package includes four collections which are Business E-books Online, Business Education in Video, Human Resource Management Online and International Business Online including textbook, book chapters, cases, corporate training videos, sample business documents and executive-oriented research reports.


American Economic Association Search guide in PDF format

American Economic Association is a platform to access the AEA journals. The available titles include the American Economic Review (AER), The Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) 1999, and Journal of Economic Perspectives (JEP) since 1987, and the four New Journals (AEJ: Applied Economics, AEJ: Economic Policy, AEJ: Macroeconomics and AEJ: Microeconomics) 2009 forward.


Apabi – China Digital Library Search guide in PDF format Mobile device guide Permitted Use

Apabi - China Digital Library is a Chinese multidisciplinary e-books collection covering a variety of subjects, including business, management, economics, history, literature and politics. It includes encyclopedias, government reports and Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionaries on many subjects.


Audiobook Collection (via EBSCO) Search guide in video format

EBSCOhost Audiobook Collection provides access to over 300 audiobooks with subjects in English language, poetry and more. Listen to samples on the database, and download selected audiobooks to listen on mobile device.


Books24x7 - FinancePro Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

FinancePro is an ebook collection which offers access to hundreds of titles covering numerous financial topics, including: Accounting, Auditing, Operations Management, Risk Management, Consolidation and Mergers, Econmics Influences, Venture Capital, Credit and Loans etc.


Books24x7 - ITPro Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

ITPro provides hundreds of ebooks on technology topics including Business & Culture, Certification & Compliance, Desktop & Office Applications, Enterprise Computing, Graphic Design & Multimedia, Oracle Technologies, IBM Technologies, Networks & Protocols, Programming Language, Software Engineering and Web Programming & Development etc.


Brill Online Books Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

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


Britannica Academic Search guide in HTML format

Britannica Academic is a consolidated searchable collection of authoritative references, including Encyclopedia Britannica brief articles, Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary and thesaurus, magazines and periodical, images, videos, websites and the Britannica book of the year.


Business E-Books Online (via Alexander Street Press) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

Business E-books Online provides access to 500 of the best-known textbooks and reference materials in business education the most recognized names in business education, including David Cooperrider, Edgar Schein, Charles Manz, and Kim Cameron and the majority of works were published in 2011 or later.


Business Education in Video (via Alexander Street Press) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

Business Education in Video features corporate training, case studies, executive interviews, expert lectures, instructional films, and documentaries on Globalization, Operations & Logistics, Management, Marketing, Finance, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Business, Negotiations, Ethics, Cross-cultural communication and Technology.


Business Insights: Global (via GALE) Search guide in video format

Gale Business Insights: Global combines an international perspective and sophisticated research tools with convenient access to a range of comprehensive learning materials. It uses case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry to quickly engage users in the global business environment.


Business Source Ultimate (via EBSCO) Search guide in PowerPoint format Search guide in video format

Being an upgraded version of the popular database Business Source Complete, Business Source Ultimate offers more comprehensive full-text access of journals published in disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting economics and finance.


BYU Corpora: British National Corpus (BNC) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format i

The British National Corpus (BNC) was originally created by Oxford University press in the 1980s - early 1990s, and it contains 100 million words of text a wide range of genres (e.g. spoken, fiction, magazines, newspapers, and academic).


BYU Corpora: Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format i

The Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) contains more than 520 million words of text (20 million words each year 1990-2015) and it is equally divided among spoken, fiction, popular magazines, newspapers, and academic texts.


Cabell's Directories Search guide in HTML format

Cabell's Directories help researchers by providing the publishing information on more than 8,500 scholarly journals across 11 disciplines since 1978. Currently, the Library provides access to the Business set covering Accounting, Economic & Finance, Management and Marketing.


Cambridge Books Online (via Cambridge Core) Search guide in PDF format Mobile device guide Permitted Use

Cambridge Books Online is now replaced by Cambridge Core which offers access to more than 1,500 eBooks in various subjects, such as Language, Linguistics, Literature, Economics, Management, Psychology, Computing, Politics, Sociology and Law.


Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics Search guide in PDF format

The Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics collection offers thousands of comprehensive and accessible essays on major authors, periods and genres, written by experts and designed for student readers. For the author Companions, each writer is placed in literary and historical context; their major works are analyzed, either in separate chapters or grouped according to theme, and their influence on later writers assessed.


Cambridge Journals Online (via Cambridge Core) Search guide in PDF format

Cambridge Journals Online is now replaced by Cambridge Core which offers access to more than 200 eJournals in the subject areas of humanities and social sciences.


Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) (via WRDS) Search guide in HTML format

The Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) maintains the most comprehensive collection of security price, return, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets. Additional CRSP files provide stock indices, beta- and cap-based portfolios, treasury bond and risk-free rates, mutual funds, and real estate data.


Century Journals Project Search guide in HTML format

Century Journals Project digitizes the most important academic journals published in China, its coverage 1915-1993. Library has Series F: Literature/History/Philosophy and Series H: Education/Social Sciences.


China Journal Full-text Database Search guide in HTML format

China Journal Full-text Database provides access to over 10,200 journals published in China. Library has Series in Philosophy and humanities, Politics and Law, Education and Social science, Electronic Technology and Information Science, Economics and Management science.


China Statistical Yearbooks Database Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

It contains 590 statisitical yearbooks, in which around 150 titles are current titles. Coverage from 1949. In addition to browse the yearbooks. This database allows users to compare data different districts and have the result outputed to microsoft word or excel.


Chinamaxx digital libraries Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

Chinamaxx digital libraries house a large collection of digitized Chinese publications since 1949. Currently, the Library has access to more than 130,000 ebooks in two main collections, Language and Linguistics, and Literature.


Communication Abstracts (via EBSCO) Search guide in PowerPoint format Search guide in video format

Communication Abstracts covers communication-related articles, reports, papers, and books a variety of publishers, research institutions, and information sources world-wide.


Communication Source (via EBSCO) Search guide in HTML format

Communication Source is a comprehensive resource on the market for communication research. Communication Source was developed from a merger of high-quality EBSCO databases, Communication and Mass Media Complete and Communication Abstracts, and includes many unique sources not previously available in other databases. The database provides more than 670 full-text journals and coverage dating back to 1900. Contents include Communication, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Discourse, Speech-Language Pathology, Media Studies and other fields relevant to the discipline.


CSMAR Solution

CSMAR Solution research database provides data on the China stock markets and the financial statements of China's listed companies. Includes 16 series and 84 databases.


CultureGrams (via ProQuest) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in video format

CultureGrams is an online reference database which goes beyond basic facts and figures on more than 200 countries, with up-to-date reports detailing daily life and culture, history, customs and lifestyle from an insider's perspective.