Britannica Academic Edition delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one resource.
Derwent Innovation is a proprietary patent research application that provides trusted patent data and tools to monitor technology trends and competitive landscapes, inform FTO opinions, prosecute patents, monetize and license assets and support litigation activities. It provides access to Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI), a curated patent database with editorially curated titles and abstracts, special subject matter classification coding and indexing, and proprietary patent invention-centric family building. Also includes the Derwent Patent Citation Index (DPCI) which indexes backwards and forwards patent and literature citations. Derwent Innovation uses AI to drive "Smart Search" technology to assist novelty and FTO searches, "Optimized Assignee" with Ultimate Parent to reveal current patent assignees and ultimate ownership, and legal status predictions.
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Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation 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.
- 5,215 active, full-text, non-open access journals and magazines
- 4,561 active, full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals
- 2,512 active, full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals with no embargo
- 3,078 active, full-text, non-open access journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus
Art & Architecture Complete is a robust art research database providing full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts. Useful for artists, art scholars and designers, it covers fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design.
- More than 200 active full-text, non-open access periodicals
- More than 190 full-text books
- Cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 790 academic journals, magazines and trade publications and nearly 200 books
- A collection of over 63,000 images
Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
- 2,545 active, full-text, non-open access journals and magazines
- 1,465 active, full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals
- 910 active, full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals with no embargo
- 878 active, full-text, non-open access journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus
- 27,000+ videos from industry leaders
Full-text access to over 260 e-books published by various publishers and made available via EBSCO. The platform enables full text searching within a particular e-book or across titles, a selection of tools to assist users to navigate, annotate, bookmark and save searches for future use.
Concurrent users: 1
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.
- More than 1.6 million records
- Links to nearly 750,000 full-text documents
- Coverage dating back to 1966
- An education-specific thesaurus containing over 11,700 terms
Food Science Source™ is an extensive full-text database designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at all levels. This collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas that are integral to the food industry. This database offers cover-to-cover full-text coverage for more than 1,400 publications, including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly dealing with food industry-related issues. More than 1,000 key food industry and market reports are available.
Fuente Académica Plus is the most complete database of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals. Hundreds of quality titles from Latin America, Portugal and Spain cover all major subject areas, including agriculture, economics, history, law, literature, psychology and sociology.
- More than 600 active full-text, non-open access Spanish- and Portuguese-language journals
- More than 280 active full-text, non-open access Spanish and Portuguese journals unique to Fuente Académica Plus compared to Fuente Académica Premier
- Coverage of all major subject areas
- Continuously expanding archives of Boletín del CEMLA (1955 - present) and the complete backfile of Darwiniana, published since 1922
- 13 Qualis Top-Ranked A1 Titles
For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.
GreenFILE is a free research database covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
- Indexing and abstracts for more than 1.1 million records
- Open access full text for more than 15,800 records
This database provides full-text journals, books and other published humanities sources from around the world. It includes all data from Humanities International Index plus unique full-text content, much of which is not available in other databases.
- 705 active, full-text, non-open access journals and magazines
- 595 active, full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals
- 311 active, full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals with no embargo
- 430 active, full-text, non-open access journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus
Containing full text for hundreds of the most respected scholarly law journals, Legal Collection is a valuable database of information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
- More than 150 active full-text, non-open access law journals
- More than 510 indexed publications
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
This ebook reference collection offers a selection of 265 titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects for high school students. Topics include biography, history, careers, language arts, literature, government, health, math, science, current events, and social-emotional health.
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
EBSCO's Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes AP Financial News, AP Top News, AP WorldStream, AP U.S. Politics & Government, AP 50 State Reports, UPI Business, UPI Entertainment, UPI Sports, UPI Top News, and more. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in EBSCO Newswires is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests.
Nutrition Reference Center, the premier point-of-care tool designed specifically for dietitians and nutritionists, users can access trusted resources for education, practice and research to provide their patients with the highest level of care possible.It offers a streamlined user-friendly interface where users can access unique content on everything from condition-specific diets to dietetics skills and practices written by a world-class team of nutritionists and dietitians.
- Condition-specific diet topics
- Food-specific topics
- Nutrition skills checklists
- Cultural competencies
- Over 75 high-quality CEU modules
- Key reference books
- Nearly 600 relevant patient education topics
- Breaking news
- Relevant clinical updates
EBSCO Open Dissertations now includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database with records for more than 1.4 million electronic theses and dissertations from more than 320 universities around the world.
Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children’s rooms, contains full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 magazines. Examples of publications covered in Primary Search include: Appleseeds, Boys’ Life, Cobblestone, Cricket, Highlights for Children, Hopscotch, Jack & Jill, Ladybug, Ranger Rick, Science World, Spider, SuperScience, Time for Kids, Turtle, and many more. This database also provides the American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text backfiles go as far back as 1990, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as 1985.
This ebook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects for primary school students. Topics include social studies, history, language arts, geography, culture, math, and science.
Professional Development Collection, designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. This is the most comprehensive and most valuable collection of full text education journals in the world. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 700 journals. Examples of titles offered in Professional Development Collection include: Booklist, Curriculum Administrator, Education, Education Digest, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and many others. The majority of full text titles included in the database are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in the Professional Development Collection dates as far back as 1965.
Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.
Small Business Reference Center™ provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books.
The user-friendly interface guides users through small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information.
The Small Business Reference Center is updated daily.
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
The Serials Directory™ provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. This database contains nearly 250,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; data from more than 108,000 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.
Vocational Studies Complete contains more than 1,700 full-text journals as well as more than 200 full-text books. This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content. Vocational Studies Complete offers information from many sources that are unique to this database.
Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies (EEMCS) is an online collection of peer-reviewed case studies focusing on business decision making and management development throughout key global emerging markets. Cases are written by case writers working in or closely with developing economies, offering local perspectives with global appeal.
Besides, there are teaching notes exclusively for IFTM academic staff to download. For the teaching notes, please contact Library at 8598-3071 or email us.
Tourism & Hospitality Management Collection explores both contemporary management disciplines and emerging areas of interest, for example, event and festival management, ecotourism, and dark tourism.
All eligible titles are indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index and 86% of titles are ranked by Scopus.
Article submissions are closely mapped against research trends to ensure published content reflects areas of current or rapidly emerging interest. And, with no embargoes, you are always guaranteed immediate access to the latest research.
This encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and updated source of reference in tourism research and practice. It covers both traditional and emerging concepts and terms and is fully international in its scope. More than 700 contributions of 766 internationally renowned experts from 113 countries provide a definitive access to the knowledge in the field of tourism, hospitality, recreation and related fields. All actors in this field will find reliable and up to date definitions and explanations of the key terms of tourism in this reference work. Tourism is the largest industry worldwide and is the main source of income for many countries. With both, this practical impact of tourism and a rapidly developing academic field, with a growing number of university courses and degrees in tourism, and a flourishing research, this encyclopedia is the epicenter of this emerging and developing discipline.
The Encyclopedia of Tourism Management and Marketing is, quite simply, the definitive reference work in the field. Carefully curated by leading tourism scholar Dimitrios Buhalis, this is the largest tourism management and marketing ontology that has ever been put together and offers a holistic examination of this interdisciplinary field. New entries will be added every month and PDF downloads will be available once the Encyclopedia is complete.
New entries will continue to be added to the encyclopedia each month. Once all the entries are online, the option to download them as PDF files will become available.
Endnote is the software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop.
All staff and students from IFTM may install EndNote on their personal computer for research purpose.
Choose the operating system of your computer and login your iftm account to download Endnote
- Endnote X9 (Windows) (installation guide)
- Endnote X9 (Macintosh) (installation guide)
- Endnote 20 (Windows) (installation guide)
- Endnote 20 (Macintosh) (installation guide)
Check these pages for other detail settings of EndNote:
Collection >> Citation Tools
Academic Writing >> Endnote
Provides the member states of the European Union and non-EU countries with statistical information and data on area and population, economy, employment and labor costs, transport, tourism, external trade, etc.
Full-text access to a collection of 20 e-books published by various publishers and made available via Gale Virtual Reference Library. With ReadSpeaker technology, the platform allows text to be read aloud to users and downloaded in MP3 format. The platform also provides tool for user to have on-demand content translation into 19 languages.
Concurrent users: Unlimited
Full-text access to a collection over 3900 e-books published by the world’s leading academic and professional publishers in the area of tourism, hospitality and catering, humanities, health science, language, business and management, etc.
Concurrent users: Unlimited.
The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of Open Access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance and digital preservation.
OALib is currently hosting links and metadata to more than 4,232,777 open access articles covering a wide range of academic disciplines. All full text articles from your search results are free to download.
PATAmPOWER is a next generation business decision making tool providing Asia Pacific travel data for travel professionals. It is an interactive tool that aggregates travel and tourism information relevant to the Asia Pacific region and presents it to users in a "one-stop-Shop", in a dynamic format and on demand. (suggested broswer for PATAmPOWER : Firefox)
IFTM library now enjoy "Local" level access on PATAmPOWER that provides user content for Macao. Please note that content is available only if reported by the relevant source for the following:
- International Visitor Arrivals
- IVA by Origin Market
- Average Length of Stay
- Mode of Transport
- Purpose of Visit
- Forecast Arrivals
- Visitor Receipts (USD)
- Visitor Receipts by Item
- Seat Capacity
- Flight Frequency
- Room Supply
- ICT Indicators
Innography's PatentScout™ delivers critical patent data from a private, web-based platform. Access patent data where needed in your organization, without the loss of privacy and search logging associated with free patent search tools.
The visualizations available in PatentScout® is interactive and dynamic, which is especially useful for determining where to perform further analysis. The data behind each point can be viewed in detail and further analyzed, providing drill-in capabilities and recursive analyses to any level of granularity.
• Same patent data available as Innography®
• Includes keyword and semantic search
• QuickView of patents and downloads
• Unlimited, enterprise-use for anyone in your organization, no login or seat assignments required
• Can be configured to have display of claims in either an “on” or “off” mode at the account level
• Protects your IP research strategy from public data gathering (as opposed to “free” search tools)
• Includes convenient “find more like this” feature when a patent of interest has been identified
Steps by steps to create your user account, check this >> Manual.
ProQuest Central brings together many of Proquest most used databases to create the most comprehensive, diverse, and relevant multidisciplinary research database available. It provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, and market reports all together on a powerful, user-friendly platform.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. It also includes PQDT UK & Ireland content.
More than 70,000 new full-text dissertations and theses are added to the database each year through dissertations publishing partnerships with 700 leading academic institutions worldwide, and collaborative retrospective digitization of dissertations. Full-text dissertations are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be native PDF, some PDF image.
Each dissertation published since July, 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDTGlobal provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses.
Full-text access to thousands of e-books published from various publishers.
The SAGE Campus platform has 220+ hours of structured online learning for skills and research methods. The courses are self-paced, so you can dip in and out and fit learning around your busy schedules. The courses are an engaging mix of SAGE-quality content, video, interactives, and formative assessments – giving you practical skills for study, research, and the workplace. It has 18 online courses worth 220+ hours of online learning content, with 9 more courses launching in July 2021. The courses cover tricky and research methods that can be applied across all stages of academic study, split into the below categories:
- Navigating information: including critical thinking.
- Data literacy: including statistical significance and data visualisation.
- Data science skills: including programming in R and Python, text analysis and more.
- Research skills: including how to present your research and write a research question.
- Getting published: including how to write a journal article and introduction to publishing.
Providing 754 international peer-reviewed titles , many of which are ranked in the Journal Citation Reports and complimentary access back to 1999. The well known journals such as "Cornell Hospitality Quarterly", "Journal of Vacation Marketing", "Tourism Economics", "Journal of Hospitality & TourismResearch" & "Journal of Travel research" are also included in this collection.
IFTM Library has subscribed the Business, Management and Accounting Category with backfiles (back to volume 1, issue 1) which covers renowned journals of more than 100 titles in full text.
SciVal offers quick, easy access to research performance of more than 16,500 research institutions and their associated researchers from 231 nations worldwide, providing 96,000 niche areas of research for you to explore.
SciVal enables you to:
- Find collaborators to spur innovative solutions to complex problems.
- Desmonstrate my impact for promotion and funding applications.
- Discover relevant cross-disciplinary areas of research
** First time user, click the "Sign in" button on top right corner, setup an account by filing email account information. A registration page will appear. Filled in the fields, then click "Register" button.
Scopus is a source-neutral abstract and citation database, curated by independent subject matter experts.
It places powerful discovery and analytics tools in the hands of researchers, librarians, institutional research managers, and funders. Scopus generates precise citation search results and automatically updated researcher profiles, creating richer connections between people,published ideas, and institutions.
In addition to protecting the integrity of the scholarly record, Scopus helps bolster institutional research performance, rank, and reputation.
Full-text access to more than 518 e-books published by Springer in 2015. All of them can be downloaded in PDF format.
Concurrent users: Unlimited
SpringerOpen is Springer's portfolio of fully open access journals and books, covering all areas of science. The entire content published with SpringerOpen is freely accessible online immediately upon publication. SpringerOpen views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.
Sport, Leisure and Tourism Collection is a one-stop site hosting journals published by Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Psychology Press and Informa Healthcare. Recently, IFT Library has subscribed Sport, Leisure & Tourism Category that covers more than 40 fulltext journal titles.
Full-text access to a collection of 40 e-books published by renowned imprints such as Routledge. Unlike many of our eBook platforms, most titles on this site can be downloaded to the user's device as a PDF copy of the full book.
Concurrent users: Unlimited
Tense Buster by Clarity English helps learners with 33 key grammar areas at five levels. Ranging from elementary to advanced (which is equivalent to A2 to C1 of the CEFR level respectively), it is ideal for independent learning, classwork and homework.
Please select "Continue as a guest" to use this platform.
World Development Indicators Online provides direct access to more than 600 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 onwards.
Journal Citation Reports® offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles' cited references, JCR helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals.
Library has 2015 Edition.
The UNESCO Digital Library is the repository of UNESCO’s institutional memory and a source of high-quality information on UNESCO activities (in education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and communication and information), with more than 350,000 documents dating back to 1945. It includes the collections of the UNESCO Library and several documentation centres in UNESCO’s Field Offices and Institutes, as well as the UNESCO Archives. The essential purpose of the UNESCO Digital Library is to share knowledge and to transmit it to future generations.
Our collections include:
- UNESCO publications
- UNESCO-sponsored publications
- Speeches of the Director-General from 1970 to present
- Documents of UNESCO’s Governing Bodies
- Publications of interest to UNESCO
The UNWTO Elibrary is an information source offering an unparalleled coverage of research and information in the area of tourism . The subject areas reflect all important themes moving the tourism sector and include, among other, ecotourism, sustainable development, finance and investment, risk and crisis management, market research, tourism statistics and poverty alleviation. The UNWTO Elibrary contains books, journals and statistical reports by country and by indicator.
UNWTO Elibrary includes more than 1245 publications on tourism - the biggest collection of publication in the field of travel and tourism - and 900 tables with:
The most up-to-date UNWTO statistics on inbound and outbound tourism and other indicators.
For more than 200 countries and territories.
In January 2016, IFTM Library has become the first World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Depository Library in Macao.
Launched by UNWTO in 2003, the Depository Library programme aims to foster the access to the research analysis and eports which are published by UNWTO with public audience. Till now, there are approximately 60 libraries in 30 countries and regions having joined the programme and been included as the depository libraries, and IFTM Library has been the 1st depository library in Hong Kong and Macao. From 2016 onwards, IFTM Library will receive UNWTO’s all English official publications and make them accessible to the public, in order to provide more abundant and complete tourism related information and to support research in tourism related areas for Macao and neignbouring regions.
The Web of Science™ is the world’s most trusted publisher-independent global citation database. Guided by the legacy of Dr Eugene Garfield, inventor of the world’s first citation index, the Web of Science is the most powerful research engine, it’s multidisciplinary platform connects regional, specialty, data and patent indexes to the Web of Science Core Collection™ and allows user track ideas across disciplines and time from almost 1.9 billion cited references from over 171 million records. Over 9,000 leading academic, corporate and government institutions and millions of researchers trust the Web of Science to produce high-quality research, gain insights and make more-informed decisions that guide the future of their institution and research strategy.
圖書館有2019 – 2020年版本。
《中國旅遊年鑑》是中國旅遊統計發展情況的資料性年刊。內容分為：中國旅遊統計報告和入境旅遊人數、海外遊客主要特徵、國際旅遊（外匯）收入、國內旅遊基本情況、地方接待入境過夜遊客情況、星級飯店基本情況、旅行社基本情況、A級旅遊景區基本情況、旅遊企事業單位基本情況等共九個部分的 統計資料。該年鑑資料來源於全國旅遊部門、統計部門和公安邊檢部門。由2019年起， “中國旅遊統計年鑒” 及 “中國文化文物統計年鑒”合併為 “中國文化文物和旅遊統計年鑒”。
據庫中現存有從 1855.03.08 至 2021.01.20 公佈的 87083 筆記錄檔。