Free Trial Electronic Resources

You can try the free trial electronic resources on the library homepage at:

1. 古今圖書集成 (The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China)
(Trial period: until 28 February 2004)

古今圖書集成 全面收錄了從上古到明末清初的古代文獻資料,舉凡天文地理、人倫規範、

The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China includes all the most important classics of comprehensive subject areas in Chinese culture from ancient China to Ching Dynasty. Internet Explorer is recommended to browse and search the database.

2. Apabi (Trial period: until 29 February 2004)

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. RefWork on CSA (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. EndNote on ISI (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.

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