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Trial database: Clarity English

Users are welcome to access the trial databases through http://www.hksyu.edu.hk/lib/site/trial_new.htm

If you have any comments about the trial databases, please send to pcomment@hksyu.edu

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Below are the new databases which could be accessed via library website.

1. EThOS: e-theses online service (open access)
EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximize the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses.

It demonstrates the quality of UK research, and supports the UK Government’s open access principle that publications resulting from publicly-funded research should be made freely available for all researchers, providing opportunities for further research.

There are approximately 400,000 records relating to theses awarded by over 120 institutions. Around 160,000 of these also provide access to the full text thesis, either via download from the EThOS database or via links to the institution’s own repository. Of the remaining 240,000 records dating back to at least 1800, three quarters are available to be ordered for scanning through the EThOS digitisation-on-demand facility.

2. Scopus
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

3. EBSCO: Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Humanities Full Text provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. This database encompasses all key fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion and much more. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry, and reviews.

4. Emerald Marketing eJournal Collection

This Emerald Marketing eJournal Collection is one of the largest peer-reviewed collections in the world featuring globally recognized authors and advancing into new areas with titles such as Journal of Social Marketing, Journal of Historical Research in Marketing and International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship.

With approximately one article downloaded every seven seconds, the collection includes established key titles indexed by Thomson Reuters (ISI) including the European Journal of Marketing, endorsed by the Academy of Marketing, the Journal of Services Marketing, International Marketing Review, and Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing.

The library has other databases available for HKSYU users, further information can be found here.

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