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Library News--Databases Newly Subscribed (2007/01/31)

Dear All,

In order to support faculty members and students in their teaching, learning and research, the Library has recently subscribed to the following databases, which are divided into four parts: Citations, Dissertations and Theses, E-Books, E-Journals and Online Series :

I. Citations:
(1) Journal Citation Reports (JCR) -- It is the source of citation data on journals in the areas of science, technology, and social sciences, which can show you the most frequently cited and the highest impact journals in a certain field.

(2) Web of Science -- It is a suite of citation databases including Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), and containing citation and abstract information on the published journal articles. Full-text is only available to those e-journals that the Library has subscribed.

(3) 中文社會科學引文索引(CSSCI : Chinese Social Sciences Citation)--該數據庫收錄社會科學類期刊論文引文索引,不提供全文。它來源期刊超過為490種,涉及的學科範圍包括藝術學、新聞與傳播學、經濟學、教育學、語言學、中國文學、外國文學、歷史學、考古學、哲學、宗教學、政治學、法學、管理學、社會學、民族學、統計學、心理學等社會科學領域。
URL:點選 "包庫用戶入口" 登入)

II. Dissertations and Theses:
(1) 中國優秀博碩士學位論文全文數據庫(CDMD:China Doctor & Master Dissertations Full-text Database)-- 該數據庫收錄中國大陸 300 間學術機構刊行的超過 30,000 篇的學位論文。本館訂購專輯包括:醫藥衛生、文史哲、經濟政治與法律 、教育與社會科學社科、電子技術及信息科學。除電子技術及信息科學只收錄2006年資料外,其餘各專輯的收錄範圍均從2001年至2006年。

(2) 中文電子學位論文服務(CETD:Chinese Electronic Theses & Dissertations Service)--該數據庫主要收錄台灣地區大專院校的博碩士論文,部份獲授權論文可下載全文。

III. E-Books:
(1) Gale Virtual Reference Library -- It is an e-book database of encyclopedias, almanacs and reference sources for multidisciplinary research, including such subject areas as education, law, medicine, and psychology, etc.

(2) NetLibrary -- It provides access to the digital version of books from a broad range of subject areas such as business, economics, electrical engineering, environment and ecology, ethics, philosophy, political science, and writing guides, etc. The database supports full text searching, providing access to more than 1,000 titles.

IV. E-Journals and Online Series:
(1) Business Source Complete -- It is a business collection of bibliographic and full text content, including indexes and abstracts for the important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.

(2) Criminal Justice eCollection -- It offers online collection on periodicals and reference information for legal study.

(3) GTA's China Research Series Databases -- It provides the China economic and financial market information which covers the stock market, fund market, bond market, futures market, foreign exchange market, gold market, real estate market, Hong Kong market, and overseas markets, etc. 
Password: 99661009

(4) Educator eCollection -- It provides useful information for educator, covering the latest technologies, instruction and coaching breakthroughs as well as background information on child health and development.

(5) Psychology eCollection -- It gives useful information for the study of the mind and emotions. URL:

(6) SAGE Full-Text Collections -- It is a delivery platform, which provides online access to the SAGE journals, contains five collections: CSA Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, Education, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

Moreover, the coverage of the following databases is further expanded:
(1) ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) : Full Text -- From now on, it provides more than 600,000 dissertations & theses available in native or image PDF formats for download in addition to those original functions.

(2) ScienceDirect -- The fulltext of research articles is expanded from 440 to 1,800 online journals approximately.

(3) 中國期刊全文數據庫(CAJ:China Academic Journals Full-text Database) -- 本數據庫從已收錄的專輯(醫藥衛生、文史哲、經濟政治與法律、教育與社會科學)的基礎上增加了電子技術及信息科學,合共五個專輯供檢索。

You may use the links provided in "Databases" at our web site or directly access their websites for your search. Please let us know at if you have encountered any problem in your search.

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