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Professional and Vocational Education: Databases

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Electronic databases provide lists of publications about a particular subject over a specific period of time. Some databases contain full text of publications.

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Using iSearch from EdUHK Library is a fast and convenient way to retrieve research articles that you need. Just key in title, author, keywords, or other related publication information into the tab below.

Selected Databases

A+ Education
Provides bibliographic and full text information from more than hundred Australian and New Zealand publications indexed in Australian Education Index, it contains journal contents since 1978, offering full text articles from 2000 onwards. It covers all aspects of education such as curriculum, educational research, teaching and training.

Academic Search Ultimate
Academic Search Ultimate offers access to resources cited in key subject indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.

Education Database

Covers almost 900 leading journals in literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education.

Education Source Ultimate

Education Source Ultimate is a  comprehensive full-text research database designed for education students, researchers, professionals and policymakers. Coverage of education studies spans all levels of education and includes educational specialties ranging from educational assessment and education ethics to educational technology, literacy, research methodology and more.


Provides access to education literature and resources and to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. It provides full text with citation and abstracts from educational and education-related journals.

Films on Demand

Films on Demand consists of 16,000+ videos, archival films and newsreels in humanities, social sciences, health, science and business & economics. It is the result of decades of careful curating with a single guiding principle: providing every academic department on campus with the most essential video titles for their field of study. Always on the cutting edge, Films On Demand’s platform provides users with the content, tools, speed, and performance that today’s online experience demands.

Hong Kong Education Bibliographic Database

It is an annotated bibliography which indexes any research publication related to education and related topics in Hong Kong. Covers books or book chapters, articles from periodicals, dissertations or theses, conference papers, research reports and any other related materials.

Oxford Research Encyclopedia - Education

The Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs) offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. 

Professional Development Collection

Provides a collection of over 500 full text journals, including more than 300 peer-reviewed titles, In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for nearly 800 journals. Full text information dates back as 1985.

中國期刊全文數據庫 -〈社會科學Ⅱ〉、〈哲學與人文科學〉、〈社會科學輯I〉及 〈經濟與管理科學〉

收錄1994年至今中國學術類核心期刊的全文。內容覆蓋教育、社會學、心理學、宗教、文學、哲學、歷史、語言學、政治學、法律、經濟及管理學等學科。 而1917-1993年的學術期刊,則收錄於世紀期刊人文社科精品數據庫。

中國博士學位論文全文數據庫 -〈哲學與人文科學〉及〈社會科學Ⅱ〉


中國優秀碩士學位論文全文數據庫 - <教育與社會科學綜合輯> 及 <文史哲輯>