iSearch is a single search platform for finding library books, journals, media resources, course reserves, articles, HKALL and more.


Database A-Z List

The Library subscribes to more than 200 reference, citation, full-text and full-image electronic databases, which are very useful for searching journal articles, newspaper articles, research papers, etc. Most e-resources are optimized to run on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets(Moible websites), and some e-resources provide mobile applications for the mobile device.

EdLINK (Citation Linker and bX Article Recommendation Service)

Use the Citation Linker to locate whether full text for a particular article is available online via one of our subscribed electronic resources. The associated EdLINK screen is equipped with the bX Article Recommendation Service which works like the recommendation services in online shopping websites like Amazon – it will recommend similar articles based on what other scholars also read along with the article you are looking for.

EdVideo (Local TV Programmes)

EdVideo is a video-on-demand service which features education related and current affairs programmes from ATV, ETV, RTHK and TVB. EdUHK staff and students can access EdVideo remotely outside the campus via Internet by using their EdUHK Network usernames and passwords for authentication.


The Library subscribes to over one million e-books titles provided by ebrary, MyiLibrary, Gale Virtual, Reference Library, SpringerLink e-Books, Books 24×7, Scribd and 中華數字書苑, allowing users to access them via the iSearch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


The Library provides to its users more than fifty six thousand e-journals with full text and searchable interface, covering subject areas from arts and humanities to science and technology. Prominent e-journal platforms include ScienceDirect, Wiley Online Library, SpringerLink, JSTOR, Taylor & Francis Online, Cambridge Journals Online, Oxford Journals, SAGE Journals Online and China Academic Journals.


The Library subscribes to WiseNews, South China Morning Post and Factiva, providing online access to over 1,000 newspapers and news agencies from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and overseas.


Online reference tools such as Blackwell Reference Online, Britannica Online, Credo Reference, Oxford English Dictionary and Oxford Reference Online are available at the Library Website.

Other Library Websites


RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool that helps you to create your own personal database of references.

Subject Guide to WWW Resources