The NTU library has a rich multimedia database, which is suitable for EMI courses as teaching materials to show videos in class. In this article, we’ll introduce eight databases of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Welcome to make full use of those databases to make the EMI course more interesting!
As we know, Godiva is a chocolate brand from Belgium. Godiva is undoubtedly a symbol for high quality chocolate, and the origin of its name was from Lady Godiva, wife of Lord Leofric. She made a famous ride through the streets of Coventry and the taxes were reduced, making her a legend throughout the centuries. Inspired by the legend, the chocolate making family named their company after her and kept the associated values such as boldness, generosity, and a pioneering spirit.
Haven’t have an idea for your literature report? Too many databases from the library to choose from? Try this Humanities & Social Sciences Research Resources (HUSO) system arranged by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).繼續閱讀
MLA – International Bibliography: “Modern International Language and Literature Index Database” is made by Modern Language Association, and it provides journal articles, books, and the elaborated bibliography of dissertations. The source of the index included peer reviewed academical journals, doctoral thesis, monographs, published reference materials, proceedings, textbooks, teaching anthologies and more. The themes cover multilingual academic research fields, such as linguistics, literature, folkloristics, literary criticism, drama and theater arts. Most of the documents are in English, and also includes French, Spanish, Portuguese and some 60 languages. There are up to 4,400 types of journals, and the database also provides related information of them. In this article, you will be briefly guided through the basic functions of this database.繼續閱讀
After the Text Analyzer function, JSTOR introduced a new searching tool: The JSTOR Understanding Series. This tool connects the original research paper to the later-published dissertations, organizes every paragraph cited by future people, and links to the full text of the original publication.繼續閱讀