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E-Resources on Trial

The following resources are now available on a short-term trial basis. Members of the HKUST community are encouraged to give comments to assist the Library with its evaluation.

Comments should be directed to Collection Development, or you can Evaluate a resource online.

Oxford English Dictionary Online

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words- past and present- from across the English-speaking world. As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from dictionaries of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You’ll still find present-day meanings in the OED, but you’ll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Shanghai Library Titles

  • 中文期刊全文数据库(12辑)
  • 时事新报 (China Times 1911 -1949)
  • 神州日报 (National Herald 1907-1946)
  • 盛京时报 (Sheng-ching Shih-pao 1906-1944)

Access above trials via 中国近代图书全文数据库→ click the right database under Periodical or Newspaper.

  • Trial Ends: 9th March 2022 – Evaluate


包括了四个系列的民国图书: 1《民国籍粹》; 2《中国近现代翻译文学作品》; 3《中国近现代本土文学作品》; 4《民国时期文献资料海外拾遗》. 这四个系列共计复制了16731种, 18257册图书

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last modified 10 January 2022