分類: English Articles

How to Download E-books from EBSCOhost eBook Collection

EBSCOhost eBook Collection is an E-book platform, and it provides abundant e-books. There are four ways to browse or download e-books in this platform. (not all four are valid to every e-book)

1.  EPUB Full Text: use a browser to read  🙂

2. PDF Full Text: download some parts in PDF form (documents can be saved permanently)  🙂

3. Download This Book (offline): requires log in to EBSCOhost account (or link to Google account) to download the e-book to reading software, and the access limit is 1-7 days

4. Use App in Mobile Devices to Read E-books

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How to look for company information: Business Market Research Collection

The company profiles collected in the Business Market Research Collection Database [ProQuest] includes:

  • Company overview
  • Company history
  • Officers and board members
  • Competitors
  • Products and operations
  • Auditors
  • Rankings
  • Related industry information
  • Historical financials

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Introduction to Humanities and Social Sciences Research Resources (HUSO)

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).

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MLA – International Bibliography: Modern International Language and Literature Index Database

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.

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iBiology: Free website of biology-related videos

iBiology, former iBioEducation, iBioSeminars, and iBioMagazine, is a free website of biology-related pedagogic video, established by professors of cellular and molecular pharmacology of UCSF, Ron Vale. Found as a  project and sponsored by National Academy of Sciences of America, iBiology provides more than 600 videos regarding lessons and interviews of researchers devoting to fields related to biology.

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Introduction to SLIM: How to extend the due date?

I would like to extend the due dates of books borrowed, how to do a renewal of my items online? How long would the due date be extended?

In this introduction, we will show how to extend the due date of borrowed books, on what occasion you can renew your borrowing online, what situations would there be afterwards, and guide you through these functions on SLIM system.

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JSTOR Understanding Series: A connection between dated and recent research documents

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.

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How to find “The Wall Street Journal” in NTU Library?

The Wall Street Journal is one of the most prestigious financial newspapers in the US. Founded in 1889, it’s also one of the most spread newspaper in the US. NTU Library has subscribe to the electronic version of the Wall Street Journal, collected in databases like ProQuest and EBSCOhost. In this article, searching skill, chronological range of collection, and versions of different regions would be introduced.

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How to find “The Economist” in NTU Library?

The Economist was founded in 1843 in London. It is an weekly newspaper which focused on international news of politics, business and finance.  The unique and insightful analyses make it not only the a classic reading for teachers and students in business school but also an important tool for entrepreneurs to keep up with the latest information around the world.

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