Secondary Library

Resources by Subject : Design Technology


ISF Library Catalog You can borrow up to 7 books (besides textbook) from The Clifford C. F. Wong Secondary Library.
HK Public Library Catalog Each registered reader can borrow a maximum of 8 books from the Hong Kong Public Libraries.
Gale eBooks Off campus access requires ISF login

Gale eBooks is a nonfiction ebook collection. It covers multidisciplinary content published by authoritative publishers, delivered through a user-friendly platform.

ProQuest Ebook Central Access with Hong Kong Public Libraries login

“This is a collection of authoritative and scholarly English e-books from world-renowned publishers/university presses, covering the subject fields of business & economics, humanities, science & technology and social sciences.” (ProQuest Ebook Central)



AccessScience Access with Hong Kong Public Libraries login

“The AccessScience features the McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology and weekly articles on the latest breaking news. It covers all areas of science and technology plus full-text features of biographies, news, learning resources, study guides and many other related sites.” (Hong Kong Public Libraries)

Britannica School Access via the given link does not require manual login

Encyclopedia tailored for secondary students, to support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.

Digital Commons Networks Free access

It “brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.” (Digital Commons Networks)

Directory of Open Access Journals Free access

The “database contains over 16 500 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities.” (About DOAJ)

Gale Reference Complete Off campus access requires ISF login

“Gale Reference Complete enable users to access millions of pages of primary sources, e-reference and periodical content on Gale’s superior platforms designed to streamline the student and researcher workflow.” (Gale Reference Complete)

Google Scholar Free access

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. (About Google Scholar)

JSTOR Access with ISF login

Covered “more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.” (About JSTOR)

OmniFile Full Text Mega Access with Hong Kong Public Libraries login

“OmniFile Full Text Mega is a full-text database of essential publications for research across many disciplines, including art, education, humanities and technology. In addition to full text, it provides indexing and abstracts for thousands of publications.” (OmniFile Full Text Mega)

PLOS One Free access

PLOS ONE is an inclusive journal community. The database covers subject areas across science, engineering, medicine, and the related social sciences and humanities.

ProQuest eLibrary Access with Hong Kong Public Libraries login

eLibrary covers more than 11,000 editor-created Research Topics pages deliver the essential elements on a vast array of people, places, historical events and eras, literary genres, current events, broad curricular themes and much more. Editor’s Picks and Trending Topics make it easier to explore appropriate subject matter and get started. Researchers can access primary and scholarly sources, and all content is in 100% full text. 1,700+ magazines, newspapers, transcripts and digitized reference book content, more than seven million images, maps, websites, videos and interactive simulations, all expertly curated by ProQuest editors. (About eLibrary)

Science Direct Register for free, login for more options of filter.

It covers journal articles on subjects such as humanities, business and accounting, economics and finance, psychology, and social sciences.
Choose “Open access” from Access type for free resources. Check the tutorial to learn how to conduct an Advanced Search.

Scientific Research Free access

“Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) is one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. It is currently publishing more than 200 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines”, such as Chemistry & Materials Science and Engineering. (About us)

Springer Open Free access

Open access of academic journals and e-books covering a broad range of subjects, including Business, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Social Sciences, … etc.




iCrank – Engineering Links Free access

The resources focus on mechanical design engineering, covering reference books, technical publications, links to information on materials, … and more!

Wolfram Demonstration Project Free access

Simulations on various engineering topics such as Control Theory, Electrical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Image Processing, Robotics, and more!