Library Announcements  

New & Cancellation of Databases in the Electronic Library (2022)


In consultation with the Schools, the Library has conducted an annual review on database subscriptions for 2022. Changes on subscribed databases are listed below.

New subscription
From now on, the following databases will be available for access in the Electronic Library.

  1. Business Insights: Global (Provider: Gale)

This is a source for international business intelligence offering convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.

  1. Gale Reference Complete (Provider: Gale)

Gale Reference Complete provides access to Gale’s primary and secondary source databases. It provides access to over 50 databases, including Archives Unbound, Gale Academic OneFile Select, Gale Power Search and much more.

  1. Mango Languages (Provider: Mango Languages)

This is a language-learning website providing over 70 world language courses. Users can use it as a guest or sign up a personal account by using their University email address to record learning progress. An APP version is also available. Users need to use their personal account created via the Web version to log into the APP version.

  1. Net Languages - Methodology for Teachers (Primary and Secondary) (Provider: Net Languages)

This is an online English teacher training courses designed for primary and secondary school or adult teachers. Users are able to learn how to teach English or refresh their knowledge of current methodology.

  1. 中國期刊全文數據庫. 工程科技 (化學/冶金工業/環境/礦業) (Provider: CNKI)


  1. 端傳媒 = Initium Media (Provider: 端傳媒科技(香港)有限公司)



To access the databases, type in the database name in LibSearch, then click "Online access".

Effective from 1 January 2022, the following databases will no longer be available from the Electronic Library.

  1. 北大法寶. 司法案例 (Provider: 北大英華科技. 北京大學法制信息中心)
  2. 北大法寶. 法律法規 (Provider: 北大英華科技. 北京大學法制信息中心)
  3. 北大法寶. 法學期刊 (Provider: 北大英華科技. 北京大學法制信息中心)
  4. 北大法寶. 法寶視頻 (Provider: 北大英華科技. 北京大學法制信息中心)
  5. 北大法寶. 專題參考 (Provider: 北大英華科技. 北京大學法制信息中心)
  6. Art full text (H.W. Wilson) (Provider: EBSCO)
  7. Bibliography of Asian studies (Provider: EBSCO)
  8. Design and applied arts index (Provider: ProQuest)
  9. Screen studies collection (Provider: ProQuest)

Effective from 1 April 2022, the following database will no longer be available from the Electronic Library.

  1. Westlaw China (Provider: Thomson Reuters)

If you would like to know more about the available resources in the Electronic Library, please visit the Library Homepage>Finding Resources>Databases.

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