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Databases #2-#6 are existing subscribed electronic resources, but hosted on different platforms for trial.

1. 中國中醫藥數據庫檢索系統 (Trial period: until 14 November 2003)

中國中醫藥數據庫檢索系統 現已融合五十餘個中醫藥有關的數據庫,資料多達六十萬條。 整個檢索系統包含中國中醫藥期刊文獻數據庫中國中醫藥新聞數據庫中國中藥數據庫

This electronic resource title covers over fifty Chinese medicine related databases with more than 600,000 records. It allows users to search the multiple databases at the same time.

2. Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) on CSA
(Trial period: until 30 November 2003)

LLBA covers all aspects of the study of language and linguistics. The database contains abstracts of articles from approximately 2,000 serials published worldwide, coverage of recent books, enhanced dissertation listings from Dissertation Abstracts International, and bibliographic citations for book reviews that appear in journals.

3. Sociological Abstracts on CSA (Trial period: until 30 November 2003)

Sociological Abstracts covers international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences from 1963 onwards. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,700 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

4. MLA International Bibliography on EBSCOhost
(Trial period: until 30 November 2003)

MLA International Bibliography consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore and includes coverage from 1963 to the present. It provides access to scholarly research in nearly 4,000 journals, monographs, proceedings, working papers, bibliographies, and other formats.

Click on "Free Trial" link on EBSCOhost page to access the database.

5. EconLit on EBSCOhost (Trial period: until 30 November 2003)

EconLit, a well-known database produced by the American Economic Association, provides comprehensive coverage of over 400 major journals as well as articles in collective volumes (essays, proceedings, etc.), books, book reviews, dissertations, and working papers licensed from the Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics from 1969 onwards.

Click on "Free Trial" link on EBSCOhost page to access the database.

6. Sport Discus on EBSCOhost (Trial period: until 30 November 2003)

Sport Discus contains articles from journals and monographs date back to 1800 on the following: sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, recreation, facilities and equipment.

Click on "Free Trial" link on EBSCOhost page to access the database.

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