Library Resources


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


The library now offers BrowZine, an application that allows you to choose and bookmark, browse, read, and monitor some of the library’s best journals without having to repeatedly sign in on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, desktop or laptop computer ( Journals can be added to a personal bookshelf and articles can easily send to RefWorks and be synced up with Zotero, Dropbox, Mendeley or several other services to help keep all of your information together in one place.

Database A-Z

The Library subscribes to more than 300 reference, citation, full-text and full-image electronic databases, which are very useful for searching journal articles, newspaper articles, research papers, etc. They are available at the Library Website and major e-databases can be accessed remotely by students and staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any location.

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.

EdUHK Archives

The Education University of Hong Kong Archives supports research and education by preserving and providing access to selected past records of the University.  The University Archives collection accurately and authentically documents the life of the University and attests to the important role the University has played in the history of Hong Kong.

EdUHK Collection

The EdUHK Collection is a collection set up for long-term preservation and effective dissemination of EdUHK-related materials in digital formats. All documents, including those originated by EdUHK staff and students, are processed with copyright clearance. It consists of EdUHK Publications including programmes prospectus & handbooks, university publications, staff publications, student publications, curriculum materials and internal documents.

EdUHK Departmental Databases (technically developed or supported by Library)

EdUHK Research Repository

The EdUHK Research Repository includes bibliographic citations of the publications of EdUHK staff, including journal articles, monographs, chapters and research reports. It aims to support research by collecting, storing and making available all University scholarly publications, enabling staff members to keep track of their own research publishing, view research work in other fields in the University, and to improve the visibility and profile of the University research overall.


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

E-Books Collection

The Library subscribes to over 1.9 million e-books provided by ebrary, ProQuest Ebook Central, Gale ebooks, SpringerLink e-Books, Books 24×7, Chinamaxx and China Digital Library etc.


A single search entry for finding library subscribed online dictionaries and encyclopedia plus some selected useful free access dictionaries and quick reference tools.


The Library provides to its users over 90,000 e-journals with full text and search interface, covering subject areas from arts and humanities to science and technology. Prominent e-journal platforms include Academic Search Ultimate, Cambridge Core, JSTOR, Oxford Journals, SAGE Journals Online, ScienceDirect, SpringerLink, Taylor & Francis Online, Wiley Online Library and CNKI ( 中國知網 ).


The Library subscribes to a number of online newspaper services, such as Factiva, South China Morning Post (ePaper edition) and WiseNews, providing online access to a range of newspapers 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.

Mobile Apps for Library E-Resources

This page lists library e-resources which provide apps for mobile devices.

Physical Collections

The Library’s printed collection includes titles in Chinese, English and other foreign languages. In addition to general books, the physical collection also includes other materials such as media resources, reference, serials and teaching resources collection, etc.


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

TDGs and CoP

The Teaching Development Grants (TDGs) provided by the University Grants Committee (UGC) enable the University to implement innovative approaches to teaching, improve students’ learning environment and promote the professional development of teaching staff.

Trial E-resources

The Library welcomes your comments regarding the usefulness and value of the database to your study, teaching and research.

Subject Guide to WWW Resources

Selected subject categories to find useful and relevant information resources on the Internet.