Update on Library Electronic Resources

Upgraded e-Resources

1. Academic Search Premier

With effect from 1 July 2005, Academic Search Elite has been upgraded to Academic Search Premier.

Academic Search Premier is an academic multi-disciplinary database, providing more full-text publications. All contents in Academic Search Elite are covered by Academic Search Premier. It contains full text for over 4,650 publications, including over 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. The majority of full-text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF or scanned-in-color, with backfiles to 1975 or further for over one hundred journals.

2. Oxford Reference Online - Premium Collection

Taking effect from 1 July 2005, Oxford Reference Online has been upgraded to Oxford Reference Online - Premium Collection.

The Premium Collection enhances the 100+ books in the core collection with an expanding range of key titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series and the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. This contains an additional 140,000 entries, including 50,000 longer, in-depth, signed entries with bibliographies.

The collection is updated regularly with new titles, new editions, new entries, full-colour maps and illustrations, timelines, weblinks, and bibliographies.

You can 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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