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Readers may use the e-databases via the following means:
.access via Internet with the library account.
.use the workstations inside the Hong Kong Public Libraries via Multimedia Information System (MMIS) & this webpage

Result list of e-databases available at Hong Kong Public Libraries.
The availability of e-databases is subject to change without prior notice.
e-Databases

 

 

Chinese Companies and Products Database (CECDB) (Traditional Chinese Version) Download User Guide

The CECDB was initially developed in 1988. It contains information on nearly 160 000 Mainland enterprises at national scale or above across 96 trades. With a wealth of information on company profiles, products, registered capital, number of staff members, means of contact, websites, etc., the database serves as a quick reference for businesses to know the China market. The HKPL has subscribed to the Traditional Chinese version of the database for retrieval of information by the users.

 

 

Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China (Gu Jin Tu Shu Ji Cheng) Download User Guide

It is an online collection of classics of Chinese literature and culture, from ancient China through the Qing Dynasty. It covers works on astronomy, geography, history, philosophy, literature, politics, economics, art, education, agriculture, medicine, and more. The Online Database includes full-text and images of Chinese classics and it is searchable by keywords and subjects.

 

 

eLibrary Download User Guide


eLibrary is a collection of periodicals and digital media contents designed to support a wide range of users, including secondary and university students as well as professional educators. It provides essential information on a vast array of persons, places, historical events and eras, literary genres, current events and so on. The "Editor's Picks" and "Trending Topics" are effective guides for users to select research topics and locate authoritative information to support the claims made in their research.

 

 

Flipster Download User Guide


Flipster offers a wide range of English e-magazines covering various topics such as business, sports, modern trends, automobiles, news, science and technology, health as well as leisure and hobbies. Both current and back issues are available for online reading or for downloading to mobile devices for access at any time. Title list is available at here.

 

 

Gale Books and Authors Download User Guide


It covers tens of thousands of book titles and authors including award winners and the librarian's favourite lists.  An innovative search method combining the title, author, genre and topic is adopted for users to explore their beloved books.

 

 

Gale In Context: Biography Download User Guide


It is a biographical database on several hundred thousand people in a broad range of subject areas. It provides a wealth of information on science, multicultural studies, business, politics, government, history, entertainment, sports, arts and literature.

 

 

Gale In Context: Elementary (previously known as Kids InfoBits) Download User Guide


It is a database on liberal studies for children aged between 4 and 11, covering various topics in arts, people, sports, science, etc., and pairing with kid-friendly magazines and news articles, images and educational videos. Its read along function facilitates English learning for early readers.

 

 

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies Download User Guide


It offers reference content in the area of the environment, energy and natural resources. The database combines news, unique commentary, audio, video, primary source documents, and case studies into a web-like experience. It also offers interactive maps, opportunities for forums, customizable journals and news, and statistics of various areas such as energy systems, health care, food, climate change, population and economic development etc.

 

 

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints Download User Guide


It covers today's hottest social issues and provides access to viewpoints, topic overviews, statistics, primary source documents, links to websites as well as full-text articles of magazines and newspapers. It is a useful reference tool for users to explore social issues from various perspectives.

 

 

Gale In Context: Science Download User Guide


It is a curriculum-oriented science database that provides resourceful information on major science topics. Subjects such as biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, health and medicine, mathematics, technology, physics and astronomy are included. It contains the full text of magazines, academic journals and news articles, as well as scientific experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to authoritative websites.

The following e-databases are available for access via Internet with the library account.
The availability of e-databases is subject to change without prior notice.
e-Databases

The following e-databases are available for access via Multimedia Information System (MMIS) & this webpage only.
The availability of e-databases is subject to change without prior notice.
e-Databases

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