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e-Databases

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

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

e-Database

AccessScience

The AccessScience features the McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology and weekly articles on the latest breaking news. It covers all areas of science and technology plus full-text features of biographies, news, learning resources, study guides and many other related sites.

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Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access

ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)

It provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues, PhD dissertations and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art dating back to the late 19th century. It also includes abstracts of English and other foreign-language materials about different artists and art development and trends.

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Available at: Hong Kong Central Library

Biography in Context

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.

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Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access

BookData Online

BookData Online is an online bibliographic search database which contains over 35 million English-language titles published in the U.K., the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, including in-print and forthcoming titles as well as out-of-print records for access by users. Full bibliographic data is provided, and some records even contain descriptive contents and book cover images. 

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Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) ,

BookFlix

It is an online literacy resource that provides animated classic storybooks, pairing with related children's nonfiction e-books. This engaging resource helps early readers develop and practise essential reading skills, and introduces them to a world of knowledge and exploration.

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Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access

Books & Authors

This English database covers several hundred thousand titles, tens of thousands of authors with thousands of read-a-likes, award winners and the librarian's favourite lists. It provides innovative search methods for users to explore their beloved readings by combinations of book titles, authors, genres and topics.

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Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library , Remote Access

Business Source Complete

It is a scholarly business database which covers full-text journals and periodicals on marketing, management, economy, finance, accounting and other business subjects, and includes indexes and abstracts of the most important scholarly business journals dated back to 1886. In addition, there are full text of non-journal contents including financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analysis and faculty seminars (video).

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Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library

China Academic Journals Full-text Database (CJFD)

It offers access to thousands of full-text journals published in the Mainland dating back to 1994. The subjects covered include literature, history, philosophy, politics, military affairs, law, education and sociology, economics and management, basic sciences, engineering and technology, agriculture, medicine and hygiene, electronics and information science.

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Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library , Remote Access

China Doctoral Dissertations Full-text Database

It offers access to full-text doctoral dissertations from hundreds of academic institutions in the Mainland dating back to 1984. The subjects covered include literature, history, philosophy, politics, military affairs, law, education and sociology, economics and management.

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Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library , Remote Access

China Masters' Theses Full-text Database

It offers access to full-text masters' theses from hundreds of academic institutions in the Mainland dating back to 1984. The subjects covered include literature, history, philosophy, politics, military affairs, law, education and sociology, economics and management.

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Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library , Remote Access

Remote Access

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-Database

AccessScience

The AccessScience features the McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology and weekly articles on the latest breaking news. It covers all areas of science and technology plus full-text features of biographies, news, learning resources, study guides and many other related sites.

Download User Guide

Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access

Biography in Context

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.

Download User Guide

Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access

BookFlix

It is an online literacy resource that provides animated classic storybooks, pairing with related children's nonfiction e-books. This engaging resource helps early readers develop and practise essential reading skills, and introduces them to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Download User Guide

Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access

Books & Authors

This English database covers several hundred thousand titles, tens of thousands of authors with thousands of read-a-likes, award winners and the librarian's favourite lists. It provides innovative search methods for users to explore their beloved readings by combinations of book titles, authors, genres and topics.

Download User Guide

Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library , Remote Access

China Academic Journals Full-text Database (CJFD)

It offers access to thousands of full-text journals published in the Mainland dating back to 1994. The subjects covered include literature, history, philosophy, politics, military affairs, law, education and sociology, economics and management, basic sciences, engineering and technology, agriculture, medicine and hygiene, electronics and information science.

Download User Guide

Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library , Remote Access

China Doctoral Dissertations Full-text Database

It offers access to full-text doctoral dissertations from hundreds of academic institutions in the Mainland dating back to 1984. The subjects covered include literature, history, philosophy, politics, military affairs, law, education and sociology, economics and management.

Download User Guide

Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library , Remote Access

China Masters' Theses Full-text Database

It offers access to full-text masters' theses from hundreds of academic institutions in the Mainland dating back to 1984. The subjects covered include literature, history, philosophy, politics, military affairs, law, education and sociology, economics and management.

Download User Guide

Available at: City Hall Public Library , Hong Kong Central Library , Kowloon Public Library , Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library , Sha Tin Public Library , Tuen Mun Public Library , Tsuen Wan Public Library , Remote Access

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

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.

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Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access

eLibrary

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.

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Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access

Flipster

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.

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Available at: All Hong Kong Public Libraries (excluding mobile libraries) , Remote Access