Updated 30 January, 2018

To search for e-books, please use the dedicated search box below.
To perform a keyword search within a particular collection, combine the name of the collection with your topic:

E.g. apabi and yu fa xiu ci
E.g. dawsonera and linguistics
E.g. proquest ebook central and educational leadership
E.g. emerald insight and sociology
E.g. gale and problem based learning
E.g. oxford reference and quotations
E.g. royal society of chemistry (great britain) and food safety
E.g. world scientific (firm) and technology
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For more comprehensive searches, please use the library catalogue.
To view Search Guides to e-book collections, please click on the respective information icons () below. For a general overview of the basic features, please view this comparison table


阿帕比数字资源平台为北京方正阿帕比技术有限公司产品, 内含两千多本电子书,就其内容分为电子书库和工具书库两大类,学科范围以语文教学与语言文字居多。
Apabi Digital Library is a product of Beijing Founder Apabi Technology Ltd. It contains full text Chinese books and reference books. Topics include language teaching, Chinese language, linguistics and literature.

The Dawsonera e-book collection covers a wide range of academic and general subject areas including Teacher Education and Teaching Methods, Psychology, History, Leadership, Language and Linguistics, and Sports.

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eBrary (please see ProQuest EBook Central)

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Emerald Social Sciences is a collection of selected book series titles. Subjects covered include Education, Sociology, Public Policy, Environmental and Healthcare Management, Language and Linguistics, Library and Information Studies, and Organization Studies. Book chapters are available for viewing or downloading in HTML, PDF or EPUB formats. Sign up for a personalised Emerald profile to create your alerts and review saved searches & marked lists. 

GVRL eBooks Collection covers subject areas such as Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Library Science, Literature, Science, Social Science and Technology.


Oxford Reference contains over 200 quick reference titles on a large variety of subject areas ranging from the humanities and social sciences to science and medicine, and from business and professional to language and general reference.

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ProQuest Ebook Central (previously known as eBrary)  

The ProQuest Ebook Central collection covers a wide range of academic and general subject areas including Education, Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Economics, Computers & Engineering.


The RSC eBook Collection is a definitive point of reference for anyone working in the chemical sciences. The eBook Collection consists of a wide range of books published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) since 1968. The library's current subscription covers the entire RSC eBook Collection of 1,095 titles for the period from 1968.

World Scientific eBooks are electronic versions of World Scientific print titles. They are available as Portable Document Format (PDF) files. The library's current subscription covers selected titles in the subject areas of Asian Studies and Social Sciences.