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An integrated online medical resource provides multiple tools for reference, research, curricular training, and certification in pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine.
AccessEmergency Medicine
A complete online service that allows users to quickly search the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of emergency cases with videos.
A searchable full-text collection of more than 250 McGraw-Hill engineering books.
Provides access to more than 40 titles of McGraw-Hill's Clinical Library which includes Harrison's Online, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment & much more, as well as the renowned LANGE Basic Science and LANGE CURRENT Clinical Science Series.
AccessPharmacy is an online curricular resource designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education. It offers 23 leading pharmacy references, integrated case studies, care plans, virtual cases, molecular-level animations, functional calculators, and interactive NAPLEX review.
Delivers text updates, editor's journal reviews, and video podcasts (vodcasts) that highlight key surgical techniques from Schwartz's Principles of Surgery and other McGraw-Hill references. It also includes a comprehensive drug database, related government guidelines, a differential diagnosis tool and detailed cancer staging tables.
ACP Medicine
ACP Medicine is the first comprehensive reference to carry the name of the American College of Physicians. Developed to help busy physicians keep up with changing guidelines in primary care, ACP Medicine is a continually updated, evidence-based reference of internal medicine, covering the 11 subspecialties of internal medicine, plus key topics in Women's Health, Preventative Medicine, Psychiatry and more.
An online ebook platform providing access to over 2,000 Chinese books published in Taiwan. Subjects covered include philosophy, religion, natural sciences, applied sciences, social sciences, history and geography, language and literature, and arts.
Alexander Street Drama
Includes Black Drama, Twentieth Century North American Drama, Asian American Drama, North American Women'a Drama, Latino Drama, and North American Indian Drama. Through the interface of North American Theatre Online, all the play collections are cross-searchable by people, productions, theatres, plays, years, subjects, etc.
Alexander Street Literature
A comprehensive, cross-searchable package of collections covering literatures of place, race, and gender. It features 14 collections and offers over 250,000 pages of poetry, short fiction, and novels, along with more than 5,000 full-text plays and film scripts.
American Film Scripts
1903 - present   
Contains 1009 scripts including published and unpublished screenplays by 1062 writers. These written works allow users to study the structure, character development, plot and scene of the films according to various research topics and times.
AMS ebooks: Proceedings and Collections
Electronic version of Contemporary Mathematics (1980+), Proceedings of Symposia in Applied Mathematics (1940+), and Proceedings of Symposia in Pure Mathematics (1950+).
Over 60,000 e-books.
Bible in English
450 A.D. - 20th century   
Provides various versions of Apocrypha, New and Old Testament in different periods. It can be searched by keyword, Book, version, Testament, and period in Old English, Middle English, Renaissance, 18th & 19th or 20th century.
Blackwell Reference Online
Contains over 350 reference works in various social science disciplines.
Provides over 10,000 e-books on business, finance, engineering & information technology.
Accessible via OvidSP, Books@Ovid covers major clinical, nursing and drug electronic textbooks in a wide range of subject areas.
Brill Human Rights and Humanitarian Law E-book Collection
2006 - present   
E-book collection of titles on human rights & humanitarian law from Brill publishers
Brill International Law E-book Collection
2006 - present   
E-book collection on international law titles from Brill publishers.
Brill Online Books and Journals
Provides selected e-books on Humanities, International Law and Biology.
Brill's Companions in Classical Studies Online I
1996 - present   
E-book collection of titles on classical studies from Brill publishers.
Brill's Medieval Reference Library
E-reference books on medieval studies from Brill publishers.
Cambridge Books Online
Cambridge Books Online offers access to eBooks, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.
China Academic Digital Associative Library 大学数字图书馆国际合作计划
Includes Chinese rare books, Min Guo books and periodicals, modern books, dissertations, paintings and English books published before 1923.
China Hand
A guide on the political, economic and business environment of China.
China Law & Reference 威科先行法律信息庫
Collection of CCH looseleaf services on China business law under "Commentary" tab. Titles in English are: China Intellectual Property Law Reference Service, China Anti-Monopoly Law Guide, China Tax Planning Guide. Titles in Chinese are: 中國公司法實務指南. 破產與清算 , 中國外匯管理實務指南, etc.
China: Culture and Society
1682 - 1929   
Sources from Wason Pamphlet Collection of Cornell University. It helps to study modern China since foreign presence in the 17th century. Its rich variety of themes includes Chinese diaspora, politics, religion, philosophy, opium, revolution, language and literature, art, education, science and medicine, trade and industry, exploration and travel, transport and communication, etc.
Chinamaxx 中文集献
1949 - present   
Chinamaxx is a new platform of the Superstar Digital Libraries. It contains over 700,000 Chinese books published in China since 1949 and a few from more earlier years.
Chisum on Patents
Chisum on Patents is recognized as the authority on U.S. patent law.
The world’s first clinical insight engine, ClinicalKey offers faster, smarter access to relevant online clinical answers by drawing from the largest collection of peer-reviewed and evidence-based resources, which includes more than 800 medical e-books, 500 top journals, 800 evidence-based medicine monographs, and over 9,000 procedural videos covering major medical and surgical specialties.
Company Receivers and Administrators
Loose-leaf service on UK law and legislation related to company receivers and administrators
Contains 6,600+ CRC books covering all area of sciences, with more than 1,000 books on social sciences, business and management.
Current Protocols in Human Genetics
UL Help Desk, 1/F
Offers methods in all areas of genetic research, including disease study, expression analysis, clinical genetics, analysis of sequence variants, cytogenetics, gene therapy, forensic genetics, biochemical genetics and more.
Current Protocols in Immunology
UL Help Desk, 1/F
Contains information in antibody detection and preparation, molecular immunology, innate immunity, tumor immunology, engineering immune molecules and receptors and more.
Current Protocols in Molecular Biology
Offers a range of basic methods for DNA preparation to advanced procedures for microarray analysis, chromatin assembly, mouse phenotyping, DNA construction.
Current Protocols in Protein Science
Provides "best-practices" methodologies for expression, characterization, and purification of recombinant proteins.
Digital Karl Barth Library
Includes Gesamtausgabe, Kirchliche Dogmatik and its English translation, Church Dogmatics, and other writings of letters, sermons, lectures, conversations and academic works by Karl Barth.
Provides 40,000 eBooks on Arts, Business, Engineering, Medicine, Sciences, and Social Sciences.
EBSCOhost: eBook Collection
Contains a searchable collection of over 45,000 electronic books in a wide range of subject areas.
Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare
1591 - 1911   
Contains various editions of Shakespear's works published during 1591 to 1911. It can be searched by keyword, edition, genre, play/poem title, author, speaker, or publication date.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online. Law
1701 - 1800   
Monograph collection of treatises on the development of law in the British Empire.
Provides over 2,000 reference books and textbooks in economics, law, business, management, social science and political science.
Emerald eBook Series
Offers over 100 eBooks in social sciences and business collections.
English Poetry Fulltext
701 - 1947   
Contains the complete English poetic canon from the 8th century to the early 20th century by 1,250 poets. It can searched by keyword in poem, first line/title and poet.
European Mathematical Society Publishing House E-Books
2004 - Present   
Around 100 mathematics eBook titles published by the European Mathematical Society Publishing House.
Foreign & International Law Resources
Yearbooks, periodicals and other international resources from the US and other jurisdictions .
Foreign Law Guide
Current sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions of the world.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Provides encyclopedias, almanacs and reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Gore-Browne on Companies
Loose-leaf service on UK law and legislation on companies
Hague Academy's Collected Courses Online / Recueil des Cours enligne
Database of courses and papers presented at the Hague Academy of International Law since 1923 covering all aspects of international law
Harvard Research in International Law
Original materials on international law (1929-39) with contemporary analysis.
Historical Garden Design Online
16th - 19th Century   
Provides 16th to 19th centuries materials on garden design. Over 170 titles covering subjects on gardening, horticulture and garden design, and treating the technological aspects, ornaments, buildings and plant use. Many titles deals with important 17th, 18th and 19th gardens in Europe.
History of International Law
1690 - present   
Collection of books, serials on international law.
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
UK House of Commons Parliamentary papers 1801-1900.
i-law Construction Law
Informa building law publications including Building Law Reports and International Construction Law Review and various e-books.
i-law Dispute Resolution
Collection of books and other materials on Dispute Resolution and Arbitration.
i-law Maritime Law
Informa maritime law publications including Lloyds Law Reports, Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly and various e-books.
iG Library
Over 300 eBooks from F.A. Davis on Nursing can be accessed via this eBook platform.
2000 - present   
Provides book and reference works published by IGI Global in the field of advanced computer science and information technology research.
Collection of CCH Services on various areas of the law. Titles are: China Business Law Guide; China Laws for Foreign Business: Special Zones and Cities; China Business: Business Regulations & Taxation & Customs; Laws for Foreign China Foreign Investment Guide; China Tax & Customs Law Guide E-Commerce Law; HK Tax Tracker; HK Revenue Cases & Legislation; HK Tax Manual; International Offshore Financial Centres.
International Corporate Procedures
Loose-leaf service that provides information on business regulations in over 90 major industrial, financial and offshore centres worldwide.
International Maritime Boundaries Online
Guide to international maritime boundaries including expert analysis and agreements.
JAMAevidence helps decision makers identify the best available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health care.
Karger ebooks
E-books from Karger include series titles in the areas of medical, scientific and biomedical subjects.
Kluwer Competition Law Online
Kluwer Competition law is an online resource for EU and international competition law including books and journals.
Various materials in the field of International Commercial Arbitration.
Language and Linguistics Special e-Book Collection
2007 - 2012   
Contains 34 core books in Language and Linguistics published from 2007 to 2012.
The Making of Modern Law Collection
1800 - 1926   
Full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises.
The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International law, 1600-1926
1600 - 1926   
Full text collection of legal treatises and monographs on comparative and international law in various countries.
Mosby’s Nursing Consult
Mosby's Nursing Consult brings the leading resources together in one integrated online service to help nurses efficiently find answers to pressing clinical questions. The database also helps nursing professionals to educate patients, stay informed of new developments in nursing and improve the quality of patient care.
Provides over 3000 ebooks covering all major academic disciplines.
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Access spoken word of 1,300 audiobooks for classic novels, plays and poetry, from medieval times to the twentieth century. Includes 21 categories, from children's classic, classic fiction, to Shakespeare's plays, music education, etc.
Nursing Knowledge International
Nursing Knowledge International (NKI) assists the nursing profession to improve the health and education of patients. The Knowledge Centre of NKI provides information on career development, clinical information, continuing education, leadership/management/administration and research materials.
Ovid 中文
"Ovid中文" book collection provides more than 400 full-text books on Chinese Medicine in Chinese. The content of the books is searchable. Users can also browse the books by subjects.
Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law
This database contains the fulltext online edtions of reference works on international law such as Oppenheim, Oxford Handbooks on International Law and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law.
Oxford Scholarship Online
A searchable collection containing the full text of classics and newly published oxford books in mathematics and statistics.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Biology
Contains biology reference materials published by the Oxford University Press, with focus in the fields of evolutionary biology and epidemiology.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Business and Management
Collection of full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the areas of business and management.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Classical Studies
Oxford e-books in literature, culture, history, religion and philosophy of ancient Greek and Latin civilizations.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Economics and Finance
Collection of full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the areas of economics and finance.
Oxford Scholarship Online. History
Oxford e-books in regional histories of the Europe, U.S. and U.K., and topical histories of ideas, religion, science, technology and medicine, military, economics, politics, society and modern world.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Law
Oxford Scholarship Online Law Collection, a cross-searchable database containing the full text of over 3,500+ Oxford books.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Linguistics
Oxford e-books in theoretical and historical linguistics including linguistic typology, language evolution, and language in culture and society. These linguistics and cognate fields are related to psychology, anthropology, and philosophy.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Literature
Oxford e-books in European literature from medieval to twentieth century and contemporary. It also contains criticism and theory, film, media and cultural studies, women's literature and world literature.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Mathematics
A searchable collection containing the full text of classics and newly published oxford books in mathematics and statistics.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Music
Covers significant titles in musicology and music history, ethnomusicology, and music theory. Contributions of bright young academics and eminent scholars, classic works and major recent titles, award-winners and fundamental texts, all stand together in this essential collection.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Neuroscience
Contains eBook on Neuroscience and Psychopathology.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Philosophy
Contains work by eminent philosophers and leading scholars.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Physics
Contains over 2,700 Oxford University Press upper-level physics books covering condensed matter physics, atomic, molecular and optical physics, particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Political Science
Provides original work published by Oxford University Press covering Comparative Politics, Political Theory, International Relations, and European Union Studies.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Psychology
Provides access to 2500+ psychology titles from the Oxford Psychology Series focusing on cognitive development.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Public Health and Epidemiology
The collection contains more than 100 select titles which critically discuss the development and assessment of public health issues that affect a diverse range of populations worldwide.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Religion
Oxford e-books in religious studies.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Social Work
Oxford e-books in social work.
Palgrave Connect
Provides over 1,000 ebook titles in the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business.
Past Masters
Content includes the history of political thought and theory, education, religious studies, economics, classics, history and philosophy of science, germanic studies and sociology.
Philip C. Jessup Library
1960 - present   
International Jessup Moot materials.
Project MUSE eBook
Project MUSE provides access to UPCC (University Press Conent Consortium) Books with thousands of peer-reviewed digital books from over 65 major university presses and scholarly publishers.
1806 - present   
PsycBOOKS is a full-text database of selected books and chapters from the American Psychological Association (APA). PsycBooks features over 1,702 books and more than 26,000 chapters: 768 APA books, 934 classic, archival resources in psychology; and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape
Documents of the notebooks, verse manuscripts, pieces of fine art, and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow Romatic poets in the 18th and 19th centuries. This collection allows users to study English literature, landscape painting, visual preception in literature and British society in the Romanitc period.
RSC eBook Collection
RSC eBook Collection contains more than 800 high quality, chemical science books published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Contains collections of emerging technology e-books, manuscripts, papers and instructional video.
SAGE Knowledge
Contains 4,200+ scholarly books, reference works, handbooks, and more in Education, Business and Management, Sociology, Media and Communication, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Health and Social Care, Psychology, Politics and International Relations, Criminology, and Geography.
ScienceDirect Books
2006 - 2008   
Contains electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information with a wide variety of features and content.
Scottish Legal History: Featuring Publications of the Stair Society
1936 - present   
Collection of the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series, the Stair Society Supplementary Series and other works on Scottish legal history.
Shakespeare Survey
1948 - present   
A yearbook for annual survey of Shakespearian study and production.
SIAM E-books
Offers over 400 eBook titles in industrial and applied mathematics.
Springer E-books
The collection includes online access to more than 3,000 newly released scientific, technical and medical (STM) books each year. Now, more than 2,700 titles related to medicine are subscribed.
Provides access to a select group of clinical textbooks and manuals covering several medical disciplines including nursing. Stat!Ref also provides access to Stedman's Medical Dictionary and MedCalc 3000.
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering & Computer Science
Provides online lectures covering engineering and computer science.
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae: a Digital Library of Greek Literature
8th Century B.C. - 1453   
Contains Greek literature from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD1453.
Thieme clinical collections
The Collections contain an extensive assortment of e-books carefully selected to provide users with thorough coverage of all major medical fields. Full-color illustrations, clinical photographs and high resolution radiographs are provided throughout the books.
Thieme E-Book Library
An online collection of illustrated full-color downloadable textbooks from Thieme’s Color Atlases and Flexibook series.
Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History
Includes the accounts narrated or written by hundreds of women who travelled across the globe from the early 19th century to late 20th century. They make a unique source to study women and world history in the past two centuries.
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Online
These commentaries are based on the formal and informal documentation of the Third United nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III1973-1982).
Vault Online Career Library
Vault career guides, company profiles & more
(For CUHK students only. Email questions on this database to: cpdc@osa.cuhk.edu.hk).
Wiley Online Library - Books
Contains searchable books covering a wide range of subjects from Wiley.
Woodhead Publishing Online
Contains subscription of over 100 titles in areas of Materials and Engineering.
World Constitutions Illustrated
Database of updated world constitutions and leading historical doccuments and text books.
World Scientific. Books
World Scientific eBooks provides 330 ebook titles, covering Asian Studies, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Life Sciences, Materials Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Nanotechnology, Nonlinear Science, Physics and Social Sciences.
Provides full-text access to the new edition of Twenty-fiveHistories, the Chinese offical 25 dynastic histories sinc Han Dynasty (202 B.C.) to the end of Qing Dynasty (1912 A.D.).
One of the world's largest Chinese rare book database, contains the Twenty-Five Histories, Thirteen Confucian Classics, and over 10 million words on the history of Taiwan.
This Chinese Buddhist Cannon is based on the version of Taisho Tripitaka published in Tokyo between 1924 and 1934.
大学数字图书馆国际合作计划 China Academic Digital Associative Library
Includes Chinese rare books, Min Guo books and periodicals, modern books, dissertations, paintings and English books published before 1923.
中文集献 Chinamaxx
1949 - present   
Chinamaxx is a new platform of the Superstar Digital Libraries. It contains over 700,000 Chinese books published in China since 1949 and a few from more earlier years.
中國基本古籍庫 Database of Chinese Classic Ancient Books
Collects over 10,000 kinds of Chinese classic ancient books, dated from the pre-Qin era to the period of Republic of China. This database contains more than 1.7 billion words, about 12,600 image editions, and over 1.5 million pages of original images. The contents cover almost all parts of Chinese history and culture. It is the most comprenehsive colletion of classic ancient books through the ages in Chinese history.
Web Version
Standalone Workstations
Local gazetteer is a special format to write and publish Chinese local histories. This database is an essential source to read Chinese local histories and historical geography from pre-Qin Dynasty to Republican time.
Includes 130 Chinese books on humanities, social sciences and sciences which are published by Wu-Nan Culture Enterprise in Taiwan.
Siku Quanshu (Complete Library in Four Branches of Literature) was compiled from 1773 to 1782 by edict from Emperor Qianlong. It includes 3,460 titles and 36,000 volume. It is divided into four categories, i.e., Classics, History, Philosophy and Belles-letters. They are important works to know the five thousand years of Chinese civilization.
One of the world's largest Chinese rare book database, contains the Twenty-Five Histories, Thirteen Confucian Classics, and over 10 million words on the history of Taiwan.
One of the world's largest Chinese rare book database, contains the Twenty-Five Histories, Thirteen Confucian Classics, and over 10 million words on the history of Taiwan.
"Si bu cong kan" (Collected Writings of the Four Basic Branches of Literature) contains mostly the rare editions of ancient books from Song, Yuan and Ming Dynasties. It was divided into four categories, i.e., Classics, History, Philosophy and Belles-letters. The content of the practical books in "Si bu bei yao" is added to the database.
The Great Encyclopedia of Yongle of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.) incoporated Chinese 8,000 texts from ancient times to the early Ming Dynasty arranged by subjects. The database includes the currently survived 813 items.
Provides personal name and place name search for the Chinese inscriptions and manuscripts in Changsha City, Hunan Province during the period of Three Kingdoms (220-265 A.D.). It facilitates the studies of household, land tenure and social control.
Based on the "Annotated Bibliography of Chinese Rare Books in The CUHK Libraries" (2001) and "Bibliography of Chinese semi rare books in the CUHK libraries", totally 5,704 books. The editions range from the Yuan Dynasty (1260-1368) to the end of the reign of Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1795).
Chu Bamboo Strip Fascicles origins from the Chinese antiquities in Jingmen City, Hubei Province. It provides access to Chu Bamboo Manuscripts of Guodian. Vol.1, Ancient Chinese characters.
漢達文庫 CHANT Database
CHinese ANcient Texts (CHANT) provides access to fulltext Chinese inscriptions on oracle bones, bronzes, bamboos, wooden tablets, and manuscripts from 1766 B.C. to 589 A.D., with interpretation scripts.
221 B.C. - present   
The Scripta Sinica database contains more than 670 titles of important Chinese classics by authors/commentators from Pre-Qin Dynasty (To 221 B.C.) to Republican era. These historical materials are indispensable to researchers in traditional Sinology.
A searchable collection of over 400 Chinese books published by Yuan jing chu ban shi ye you xian gong si.
One of the world's largest Chinese rare book database, contains the Twenty-Five Histories, Thirteen Confucian Classics, and over 10 million words on the history of Taiwan.
Duxiu.com allows users to search books, journal articles, newspapers, theses, conference papers, videos and seminar talks published in mainland China. Users can view a portion of searched e-books.

Databases by Major Web Gateway

   Blackwell Reference Online
   CUHK Examination Papers Database
   IEEE Xplore
   Oxford Reference Online Premium
   Oxford Scholarship Online
   Project MUSE
   ProQuest 5000
   Web of Science
   中國期刊全文數據庫 China Journal Net (CJN)
   萬方數據 WanFang Data
   香港中文期刊論文索引 HKInChiP