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English-Chinese Bilingual Business Resources

Library databases provide access to large collections of journal and newspaper articles and other information. A number of the databases now provide search interfaces in Chinese.

Databases with Chinese interface 可切换至中文界面的文献数据库

Ebsco databases: Ebsco databases cover many subject areas: Academic Search Premier (multidisciplinary), Business Source Complete, EconLit (economics), ERIC (education), Hospitality and Tourism Complete, Medline, CINAHL (Nursing), SPORTDiscus, PsycARTICLES (psychology), Arts Abstracts, Music Index and more. You can access each database individually from the database alphabetical index  or by selecting the database from Ebsco Databases menu. You can change the search interface of Ebsco database from English to Chinese.

Factiva: provides extensive coverage of international newspapers, business and trade magazines as well as company information and financial data. You can choose a search interface in simplified or traditional Chinese, perform searches in English or Chinese as well as translating text from English to Chinese or vice versa.

Proquest: a premier database to search for articles relevant to business, management, marketing, information technology and others. It also provides Chinese search interface and translation tools which translate articles in the database from English into Chinese or other languages.

Scopus: The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. The search interface can be  switched into Chinese.


Web of Science: includes a core collection of  scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities as well as proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. It also includes Current Contents Connect, a index containing tables of contents and bibliographic information from the world’s leading scholarly journals,  books and evaluated Web sites and documents. You can switch into Chinese search interface in Web of Science.

Bibliographic Database 文献数据库

Databases are large collections of journal articles and other information sources such as newspaper articles and conference papers. While all the Library's databases are default in English, several major databases allow you to reset the search interfaces into other languages. Some databases even provide instant translation tools.

Databases with translation functions 有翻译功能的数据库

Factivause this database to search for articles in international, Australian and Chinese newspapers, business and trade magazines. You can also locate company information, financial data and industry reports. You can change the search interface into simplified or traditional Chinese mode, and perform searches using English or Chinese terms. Factiva provides  translation tool for automated translation of text from English to other languages including Chinese.

Proquest: access scholarly journals, trade magazines, newspapers as well as theses in subject areas relevant to all aspects of business and management. You can change the search interface into Chinese, also translate articles from English into Chinese and other languages.