Free Trial Electronic Resources

You can try the free trial electronic resources on the library homepage at: http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/lib/new/newdbs.html

1.大英百科全書 (繁體中文版)
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (Traditional Chinese edition)

(Trial period: until 31st March, 2004)

大英百科全書繁體中文版涵蓋了其英文版的豐富資訊。關於中國文化、歷史及傳統的資料更備有特別詳細介紹。

特點:
- 可透過中文或英文檢索80,000多篇文章
- 超過11,400張照片,圖表,圖片及地圖
- 200種視聽影片,錄像及動畫

The Britannica Online Traditional Chinese Edition combine's Encyclopaedia Britannica's wealth of information and editorial expertise with detailed content on Chinese culture, history, and traditions.

Highlights:
- Approximately 80,000 comprehensive articles from the full Encyclopaedia Britannica database that can be searched in Chinese or English
- Over 11,400 photos, tables, lines arts, and maps
- 200 audio clips, videos, and animations


2. RefWorks on CSA

(Trial period: until 31st March 2004)

RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography.

To try RefWorks, please go to the "User Login" page, and then sign up for an individual account.

Note: Please be reminded that data stored in the personal database on RefWorks should be exported to the local hard disk before the expiry of the free trial period.

3. EndNote

EndNote provides a simple way to search online bibliographic databases and retrieve the references directly into EndNote. It helps to store, manage, and search for bibliographic references.
It also formats citations in your Microsoft Word document.

To try EndNote, you need to download the trial version from EndNote Web site. It allows you to have one month trial.


Feedback and comments:
We would appreciate if you could forward your feedback and comments on these trial electronic resources by completing the Electronic Resources Evaluation Form at: <http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/lib/others/er-evaluation.html>

Note:
Please ensure proper configuration of your PC when accessing Library-subscribed electronic resources. Should you need assistance, please call the Reference Desk at 3411-7363 during library service hours, or submit your inquiries through "Ask a Librarian" web inquiry service at <http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/lib/others/ask.html>.



 


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