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The HKU Libraries Periodically receive free trials of digital resources from publishers on the Internet. Members of the University community are most welcome to get a taste of these resources and forward their comments regarding the usefulness of these resources in support of their study, teaching and research.

Comments should be directed to the Information Services.

Digital Resource Expiry Date
19th Century Collection Online (Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature)
AccessBiomedical Science from McGraw-Hill Education is a comprehensive online resource for students, faculty and researchers at the Masters or PhD level in Biomedical Science fields outside the usual medical track. Updated regularly, this specialized content covers the essential topics ranging from public health and pharmacology, to biomedical engineering, toxicology, neuroscience, bioinformatics, and more for easy reference, research, and review.
an@tomedia is a unique way to learn about the anatomy of the human body. It is a comprehensive, self-paced learning program that explores anatomy from four different perspectives. These perspectives teach you how the body is constructed (from regions [surface and functional anatomy] and systems [conceptual and clinical anatomy]) and how you can deconstruct the body (with dissection [practical procedures and post-mortem] and imaging techniques [sectional and endoscopic anatomy]).
China from Empire to Republic (Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China 1854-1949)
CultureGrams Online
Offers concise, reliable and up to date country reports on 204 cultures of the world, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces (2006), and more.
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) 10 years backfile
GIC Global Issues in Context
JSTOR Sustainability
New additional collections on ClinicalKey for Nursing: Critical Care, Emergency and Perianesthesia collections
These new collections give students a consistent, 360-degree look at more than 100 of the most important nursing skills in critical care, emergency and perianesthesia. Each skill features a consistent seven-part framework to guide students through all aspects of the skill with detailed animations that demonstrate each step of the skill to an extended text that gives a comprehensive skill overview.
Nursing Reference Center Plus
Master nursing best practices with the premier source for evidence-based information designed specifically for nurses. Unmatched in scope, nurses use Nursing Reference Center Plus to get answers to questions quickly, access care plans, watch video demonstrations, strengthen nursing skills, earn continuing education credits and much more.
Royal Society journals
The Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions, launched in 1665, is the world’s longest running scientific journal and it established the fundamental principles of scientific priority and peer review.
Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase
Ideal for students and teachers of anatomy, physiology, biology and other life sciences, Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase (SMART Imagebase) contains downloadable medical illustrations, animations and interactive multimedia.
Statista is one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. With a team of over 450 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information.
Statistical Premium Collection
Built to find and retrieve statistical content, ProQuest Statistical Insight spans more than 600,000 published tables a year on thousands of different topics. It provides fast and easy access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations.