Updates on Library Electronic Resources

1. New e-Resources

Social Services Abstracts is a complimentary database from Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA). It provides coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,500 serials publications from 1980 to current.

ERIC on CSA provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index from 1966 to current.

2. Platform Migration of e-Resources

The existing two subscribed e-resources will be hosted on CSA platform with effect from 1st January 2004.

Replacing Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) with 4 concurrent users on WebSPIRS from SilverPlatter, LLBA on Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA) provides unlimited access to meet your information need. The database covers all aspects of the study of language and linguistics in about 2000 serials published worldwide from 1973 to date.

Replacing Sociological Abstracts (SA) with 4 concurrent users on WebSPIRS from SilverPlatter, SA on CSA covers over 1700 journals in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences from 1963 onwards. Records published since 2001 also include the references cited in the bibliography of the source article. Each individual reference may also have links to an abstract and/or to other papers that citing that reference.

3. Upgraded e-Resources

由2004年1月起,中國中醫藥數據庫檢索系統 將由單機光盤升級至網上版,
網上版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

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.

4. Discontinued e-Resources

Emerald Reviews
(formerly Anbar International) will be discontinued with effect from 1st January 2004.

Essay and General Literature in OCLC FirstSearch will no longer be available from 1st January 2004. You can also access the newly subscribed library e-resources on the library homepage at: http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/lib/new/newdbs.html

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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