Electronic Databases for Alumni

The following databases are restricted for EdUHK Alumni Library Borrower Card and Library Reader Card holders only


 ABI/Inform Collection
Contains full text articles form ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dataline, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry. The database covers business and management as well as related functional areas including trends, corporate strategies and tactics, product and competitive information.

 Academic Search Alumni Edition 
Provides access to information from journals across a wide range of subject areas, including arts, business, children, education, humanities, psychology, sciences, etc.

 Britannica Online
Includes the complete Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and the Britannica Book of the Year. Also includes more than 130,000 links to website selected, rated and reviewed by Britannica editors.

 Cambridge Core
Cambridge Core is a new platform for Cambridge Books Online and Cambridge Journals Online. Cambridge Books Online which cover subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.

China and the Modern World
Provide primary source materials for the understanding and research of the various aspects of China during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, such as diplomacy/international relations, economy/trade, politics, Christianity, sinology, education, science and technology, imperialism, and globalization.

 Emerald Full Text
Contains over 120 full text management journals and over 700 titles in education, public policy & environmental management, sociology and more.

Films on Demand
Consists of 16,000+ videos, archival films and newsreels in humanities, social sciences, health, science and business & economics.

 History of Feminism
Provides both academics and students with an in depth research tool for studying the long 19th Century through thematic collections in areas such as Feminism, the History of Economic Thought, Romanticism and Empire. It contains an extensive range of primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal articles, as well as new thematic essays.

 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) 
Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

 Literature Online 
Contains English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies, and key secondary sources.

 Music Periodicals Databases
Includes both scholarly and popular publications, and covers a wide range of subject areas: musicology, performance, theory and composition, music education, jazz, popular music and ethnomusicology.

A bibliographic database contains citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder, its assessment and treatment, services to the population, ethical and public policy issues.

 ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (Abstracts & Indexes)
Includes citations and abstracts of doctoral dissertations and master’s theses. Preview of the first 24 pages are provided for titles published in and after 1997.

 ProQuest Education Journals 
Covers almost 900 leading journals in literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education.

ProQuest Research Library
Provides access to information from journals across a wide range of subject areas, including arts, business, children, education, humanities, psychology, sciences, etc.

 Sage Vdieo — Education Collection
This database comprises of 126 hours and 450 videos and covers various subjects: classroom discipline & organization, early childhood education, educational administration & leadership, teaching diverse students, learning theories, research methods for education, and more. The collection consists of documentaries, interviews, practices, tutorials, video cases, and more.

 SAGE Research Methods
SRM is a database of research methodology covering all kinds of topics related to research design and analysis like literature review, experimental design, sampling, data analysis, measurement, regression and evaluation. Users can search for the required concepts or use the visual Methods Map tool to discover relationships and to link up to relevant content. Full text drawn from over 600 titles comprising of books, encyclopedias and handbooks as well as selected articles and videos are fully indexed.

 Social Services Abstracts
Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development.

 Sociological Abstracts
Provides abstracts and indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. 學術引用文獻資料庫 (Academic Citation Index,簡稱ACI)

明報月刊電子版 Ming Pao Monthly (Electronic Version) (2012+)

學術引用文獻資料庫 (Academic Citation Index,簡稱ACI) – 台灣



Other public access e-resources
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 American Doctoral Dissertations 
Provides free access to more than 153,000 theses and dissertations in total, including 70,000 new citations for theses and dissertations from 1902 to the present.


 EdResearch Online – Australia
A subset of the Australian Education Index including online education research documents and articles from Australia.


 Education-line – UK
Indexed in the British Education Index, the database includes conference papers relating to the study, practice and administration of education at a professional level.


 ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) – US
The ERIC database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide access to education-related documents and journals with abstracts and additional information dating back to 1966. Effective 1 October 2004, full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004), previously available from E* Subscribe, will be freely available via this new ERIC.


 Hong Kong Journal Online
Provides access to selected academic and professional journals, both in English and Chinese, published in Hong Kong. Titles included in this database cover a wide range of disciplines including law, medicine and education


 Open Research Online — UK
It is the Open University’s repository of research publications and other research outputs. This database can be searched and browsed freely by public.


 Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) 
An international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to traditional paper-based theses and dissertations. NDLTD provides access to thousands of citations from digital dissertations and theses.


 Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators. Topics include assessment, curriculum and instruction, educational funding, elementary education, higher education, lesson plans and teaching techniques, etc.


 中文電子期刊服務 CEPS: Chinese Electronic Periodicals Service – 台灣
提供以中文為主的電子期刊。收錄範圍包括台灣、中國大陸及其他各地以中文為主的資料。涵蓋的科目有人文學、社會科學、自然科學、應用科學、醫學與生命科學等。 每種期刊收錄年代不一,但主要為2000年之後。


 中國知網知識搜索 – 中國


 中國現代文學研究網 – 香港


  香港教育文獻數據庫 Hong Kong Education Bibliographic Database – 香港


  香港文學資料庫 Hong Kong Literature Database – 香港


 香港教育數碼圖像資料庫 Hong Kong Education Image Database – 香港
資料庫收錄了香港教育博物館館藏內, 與香港教育相關的9000多張圖片及逾4000個公開發表的記錄,以支援相關的學習、教學及學術研究。


 港澳期刊網 Hong Kong Macau Periodicals Network – 香港


 臺灣期刊論文索引系統 PerioPath Index to Taiwan Periodical Literature System