e-Resources on Trial

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It is a database created by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) covering international standards and recommendations extracted from Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

31 Dec 2021

This is an engineering reference and teaching platform covering interdisciplinary engineering content integrated with analytical teaching and learning tools. Selected handbooks and textbooks are included.

09 May 2021

O’Reilly  for Higher Education aims to prepare users for future careers and encourage lifelong learning with access to over 42,000 ebooks and 30,000 hours of videos/tutorials in a wide range of topics in business and technology. It also covers case studies from companies such as Uber, Netflix and Microsoft to prepare students for real-life scenarios once employed.

PS: This trial is opened to users whose institution email address is "@polyu.edu.hk" ONLY. Please find the below steps for reference:

  1. Please select "Not Listed? Click here." from the "Select your institution" list.
  2. Please enter your academic institution email (@polyu.edu.hk).
  3. Click "Let's Go" button.
12 May 2021

This newspaper resource is updated daily and is the official voice of the central government of the People’s Republic of China to announce policies and disseminate governmental, political and economic messages to the public and the world.

12 May 2021

This video collection covers the entire research methods and statistics curriculum through tutorials, case study videos, expert interviews, and more.

31 May 2021

This video collection covers data science methods, issues and challenges surrounding big data research, with examples and applications of computational social science research.

31 May 2021

This video collection covers a range of essential qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods for data collection and analysis for market research. It includes video types such as expert interviews, tutorials, in-practice videos, video case studies, documentaries and lectures.

31 May 2021

This video collection offers support on the practical skills that researchers need to complete their research. It covers key areas such as writing a research proposal, planning and designing a research project and securing ethical approval. Skills such as project management, writing for publication, presenting work, and building networks are also presented through explanatory videos.

31 May 2021
SAGE Video      [ survey ]

SAGE Video provides educational videos across key social science disciplines. Each collection includes a breadth of video types to support research and learning needs. The following collections are opened for trial :

  • Business & Management
  • Education
  • Media, Communication & Cultural Studies
  • Politics & International Relations
  • Sociology
31 May 2021

It is a full-text database that supports the study of the Belt and Road Initiative. It provides scholarly journals from various countries covering business trends, infrastructure, research collaboration and trade opportunities related to the initiative.

30 Jun 2021
中國方志庫      [ survey ]


  1. To access the trial, choose "Ancient Classics" and click "Login"
  2. One concurrent user only
31 May 2021

Expiry date: 31 May 2021

31 May 2021