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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Lexis Advance® Hong Kong Search guide in PDF format

Lexis Advance® Hong Kong, formerly LexisNexis HK, provides a user-friendly interface to access thousands of materials for legal research. It contains legislation, cases, commentaries, journals, legal news, forms & precedents, dictionaries, practice notes, etc.

Lexis China Search guide in HTML format

Lexis China provides Chinese laws, regulations, case analysis, newsletters, articles and legal tools.

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.

Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts Search guide in HTML format

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) indexes and abstracts the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the study of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, book chapters, dissertations and working papers dating back to 1973.

MAS Ultra - School Edition (via EBSCO) Search guide in PowerPoint format Search guide in video format Permitted Use

MAS Ultra is designed for high school students, the database provides full-text access to over 500 popular magazines covering subject areas in general reference, history, science, and careers.

Merriam-Webster Unabridged

Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary is one of the largest, most comprehensive American dictionaries with illustrative quotations. It is built on the solid foundation of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged.

Military & Government Collection (via EBSCO)

This Collection is designed to offer current news about all branches of the military and the US government, it provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

MLA International Bibliography (via EBSCO)

The Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography provides searchable access to bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, dissertations, and scholarly Web sites. It indexes materials from 1926 to the present in academic disciplines such as language, literature, folklore, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts. Coverage includes literature from all over the world - Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. The MLA currently indexes more than 66,000 new items each year.

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.

Naxos Music Library Search guide in PDF format

Naxos Music Library is a collection of classical music available online offering over 1,987,500 tracks of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. It includes the complete BIS, Chandos, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos, Ondine and selected titles of other leading independent labels, with over 1,000 albums added monthly.

Naxos Video Library Search guide in PDF format

Naxos Video Library is an extensive streaming video library covering over 2,755 full-length videos. The subtitles available in over 5 languages. The subject areas are included classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries etc.

Net Languages IELTS Preparation Course

Net Languages provides online English courses for IELTS examination preparation. The Library subscribes to the following modules: (i) IELTS Preparation course, (ii) Additional IELTS Practice Tests, (iii) IELTS Writing Preparation and IELTS Speaking Preparation Course & (iv) Listening Practice.

Newspaper Source Plus (via EBSCO) Search guide in HTML format

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 1,200 full-text newspapers, providing more than 77 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 1.8 million television and radio news transcripts.

Nexis Uni Search guide in HTML format

Nexis Uni, formerly LexisNexis Academic, provides access to full-text information of news, international case law, international legislation, company reports, and journals.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange Search guide in PDF format

This collection features a range of primary sources related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century and provides access to invaluable documents including government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers and more.