Emerald Management Journal Database
Emerald Management eJournals is a comprehensive data platform on Management and Library Sciences created by Emerald in 2006, it is an innovative management information platform in which Emerald can discuss with teachers, research stuff, students based on their needs. There are 270 kinds of management journals in the Emerald Management Journal Database and all the journals in the database can be tracked to the first issue of the first volume.
ProQuest Historical Newspaper
This database is a newly built base of historical newspapers and establishes a new field for historians. The collection contains 12 English newspapers published in China, covering the time period of 1832 to 1953 and all of them can be searched in the same platform. These newspapers are of great historical value and provide comprehensive reports on the political and social life in the most unstable 120 years in the contemporary and modern history of China, including the Taiping Rebellion (1851-1864), the Opium Wars (1840-1842 for the first and 1852-1860 for the second), the Boxer Movement (1899-1901), the 1911 Revolution, the Sino-Japanese relationship during the Anti-Japanese War (1931-1945) and the Second World War (1939-1945). This database is of great value for promoting research in contemporary history, journalism history, economic history, religion history. It is easy to operate and use. The newspapers included are:
The North -China Herald (1850-1941)
The China Press(1925-1938)
The China Critic(1939-1946)
The China Weekly Review(1917-1953)
The Chinese Recorder(1868-1940)
The Chinese Repository(1832-1851)
Peking Daily News(1914-1917)
The Shanghai Times(1914-1921)
The Shanghai Gazette(1919-1921)
The Canton Times(1919-1920)
Taylor & Francis Social Sciences Hub
Taylor & Francis social sciences hub provides more than 1,350 kinds of high quality journals approved by experts, including journals from Routledge, the pioneering publishing house in social sciences and arts & humanities, and the prestigious Psychology Press. 480 kinds of its journals are indexed in the Thompson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index with the earlies works dating back to 1997. The database covers 14 disciplines: Anthropology and Archaeology, Arts and Humanities; Behavioral Science; Business, Management and Economics; Criminology and Law, Education; geography, Planning, City Construction and Environment, Health and Social Security, Library and Information Sciences, Media, Culture and Communications Studies, Political, International Relations and Regional Studies, Sociology and related disciplines, Sports, Leisure and Tourism, Strategy, Defense and Security Research. Visiting means: LAN.
OverDrive Saiyue Digital Library
OverDrive Saiyue digital library contains more than 2,000 digital books and audio books of high quality. The books are mainly English works with some accompanied by Chinese or with Chinese and English parallels, including classical literature, science fiction, suspense as well as books on biography, history and health. Through popular books, audio books, Chinese digital books, awarding books and so on, the platform recommends readers with reading materials of high quality. At the same time, the platform also provides children’s digital books, including preliminary level material, comics and picture books, fictional works and paint drawings. English books can be read according to interests and language difficulties, providing convenience for English learners.
Digital books in this library mainly come from the HarperCollins Book Club, the Random House, the Perseus Publishing, the American Open Way Media and the Workman Publishing. The audios are read by famous hosts or actors from the U.S or the U.K., ensuring the standard of the audio material.
Digital books in this library can be downloaded in epub format and read online in OverDrive format, while digital books with audios can be read online in OverDrive format and readers are free to read the book with or without the audio. The audio materials can be downloaded in MP3 Audiobook format and read online in OverDrive format, the OverDrive Client should be downloaded to play the audio. Readers can search the materials using book title or author as the key word, borrow the book afterwards and create a personal wish list. Readers can also look at the concrete content of every digital book and enjoy trial reading.
1 Personal Computer (the IE9 or above is recommended and external visit is supported)
(1) Visiting URL: https://clcn.overdrive.com/
(2) Log in with the reader’s card number and password.
2 Portable Device
For iPhone or ipad, please visit the App Store; for Android, click here to download.
Information for devices on Windows phone, Mac, Windows can be found at https://app.overdrive.com/ .
Wiley purchased Blackwell in 2007 and formed the Wiley-blackwell brand. The new brand follows the advantage of Blackwell in social sciences publications, including the well-appreciated Blackwell guide and booklet, as well as reference books such as dictionary, encyclopedia, brief handbook, and academic works of high standard, with many sub-brand ranking top in the world. The Wiley Online Book covers the discipline of life and earth sciences, social sciences, humanities, business, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and statistics, medicine, veterinary medicine and so on. The discipline of arts and humanities covers 1.081 online book brands.
John Wiley & Sons Inc. is an international professional publishing agency with a history of 200 years, which enjoys authority in academic fields such as chemistry, life sciences, medicine and engineering technology. Currently, there are more than 1,500 kinds of digital journals on the Wiley Online Library from various disciplines, including chemistry, physics, engineering, agriculture, veteran medicine, food sciences, medicine, nursing, stomatology, life sciences, psychology, business, economics, social sciences, arts, anthropology, and so on. Journals from this publishing house are of high quality and are the key references in related field, with more than 1,200 journals indexed in the Sciences Citation Index. The Wiley Online Library provides more than 222 journals with access to the whole issues, including Art & applied Arts, Business, Economics, Finance & Accounting and Law & Criminology.
American National Geography Online Library
National Geography is the official magazine of the National Geography Society, which is famous for providing in-depth reports on culture, nature, science, technology and environment. The magazine provides readers with comprehensive and timely articles and legendary photos and maps, and demonstrates the tremendous changes in this planet and the alien world through the lens of personal experience. The magazine offers epic documentary of discovery from the first-person perspective, including the work of Hiram Bingham (1875-1956) in Machu Picchu, the innovative research on gorillas by Jane Goodall (1934-) and the discovery of the Titanic by Robert Ballard and so on.
With direct window, the database offers a comprehensive search for every article, picture and map of this magazine, and provides materials necessary for research staff and the public in all ages.
The database comprises of three modules: the American National Geography Online Library (1888 to 1994, 1995 to present), the National Geography: people, animal and the world; the children’s edition of the National Geography.
The Encyclopedia Britannica
The Encyclopedia Britannica is suitable for readers of all ages and is divided into three sub-databases: children, teenager, and adult readers, which includes learning materials suitable for children and daily reference materials for adults, making it possible for readers to do research, homework and daily reading according to different needs among the three databases. The public edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica is divided into three levels from easy to difficult, and readers can shift between different levels according to their English reading abilities.
The public edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica is update on the daily basis and the website supports portable devices, so that readers can easily log in and read the content on pads or PCs.
The total amount of the data in the public edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica is 4,000 GB, including 130,000 encyclopedic articles, 9,000 videos and audios, 90,000 pictures, and 24,000 electronic books and original literature.
Brief main window, easy to use.
Readers can choose the suitable reading level.
Divided into children, teenager and adult reader database.
It is connected to more than 300,000 websites recommended by the Encyclopedia Britannica experts for readers’ further study.
An audio Webster’s dictionary inserted.
The Map of the World included.
The Comparison of Countries included.
Research tools included.
Support the saving and sharing of articles, pictures and videos.
Readers can read with the audio track for an article.
Windows specifically designed for children.
NSTL Foreign Works Backtracking Database
The National Science and Technology Library selectively introduced foreign works backtracking database to make up for the uncovered science and technology resources produced in early times. Currently, the database includes Springer Backtracking Database, Nature Backtracking Database, OUP Backtracking Database, IOP Backtracking Database, and Turpion Backtracking Database. The number of journals covered is 1122, divided into 20 categories with the total amount of more than 3 million.
The Cambridge Backtracking Database
The 2011 edition of the Cambridge backtracking database indexed 207 journals, with 131 journals from Arts and Humanities and 76 from Science and Technology. Among them, 158 journals have currently been indexed in SCI/SSCI/AHCI (JCR 2010), and the index percentage is 76.3% with the backtracking period from 1770 to 1996. The content of Arts and Humanities comprises 2,331,003 pages (56.5%) and that of Natural Sciences comprises 1,796,932 pages (43.5%), with the total amount of 4,358,176 pages.
WorldCat Interconnected and Integrated Catalogue Database
WorldCat interconnected and integrated catalogue database is the world’s largest catalogue database, including the catalogue entry and stock information of about 20,000 members of OCLC. Since established in 1971, the stock information has amounted to more than 2.5 billion in 491 languages and the catalogue information has amounted to 380 million, reflecting all the books and other materials from 4,800 BC to the present and the fruits of the knowledge of the human kind in the past 4,000 years. The literature in this database is of various types, including books, manuscripts, maps, websites and internet resources, music scripts, videos, newspapers, journals and magazines, article and documents. The database is updated every ten seconds.
WorldCat Dissertations has collected all the master’s and doctoral dissertations and the publications compiled by the OCLC members, covering all disciplines and all themes. The uniqueness of this database is that all the resources come from world top-notch universities, such as Harvard University, Stanford University, MIT, Columbia University, Duke University, Northwest University in the U.S. and Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College London, INSEAD, the University of Paris, the University of Berlin and so on. There are more than 1,980 entries and 1 million with free downloading URL, which are important reference materials for academic research. The database is updated on daily basis.