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Access to most of the following databases is limited to current Chulalongkorn University faculty members, students, researchers, and other academic staffs who connect to the Internet through CUNet (Chulalongkorn University Network) only.

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ABI/INFORM (Dissertation Listing - Service note)
ABI/INFORM, serviced by ProQuest-CSA, is a full-text online database of newspapers and economics, business and management journals. Chulalongkorn University currently subscribes to ABI/INFORM Complete which offers access to nearly 4,000 journals with nearly 3,200 available in full text. It consists of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. Each of these 3 databases covers a different aspect of business information. ABI/INFORM Global (1971-current) covers more than 2,200 current sources, including full-text coverage of over 1,880 titles that provides in-depth coverage of business conditions, trends, corporate strategies and tactics, management techniques, competitive product information, and a wide variety of other business topics. ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry (1971-current) is composed of over 1,120 full-text publications that target specific trades and industries such as telecommunications, computing, transportation, building and construction, petrochemicals, etc. Every major industry is represented in the database. ABI/INFORM Dateline (1985-current) covers hard-to-find local and regional business information for the US and Canada from over 170 full-text business publications. Many journals are "embargoed", i.e. full text for them is not available for the most recent months. (Note: ABI originally stands for Abstracted Business Information.)
  Academic OneFile  on Gale Databases
(Note: Free full-text trial offer expired on August 31, 2008. Second trial offer will expired on July 31, 2011)
Academic Search Alumni Edition 
Academic Search Alumni Edition, updated on a weekly basis via EBSCOhost, provides full text for more than 2,300 publications from 1990 to present as well as indexing and abstracting for over 8,000 publications since 1984. The database offers interdisciplinary areas such as archaeology, architecture & design, the arts, biological sciences, chemistry, communications & media, computer science, economics, electronics, engineering, environmental studies, humanities, law, nursing, physics, religion & theology, sociology and many others. It also includes around 1,940 peer-reviewed full-text journals (with over 6,800 peer-reviewed, abstracted and indexed journals), offering critical information from many sources. (Note: This partial full-text access ended in January 2008.)
Academic Search Complete  
Academic Search Complete, updated daily and available via EBSCOhost, is a large, interdisciplinary database that abstracts and indexes over 9,300 scholarly and popular periodicals, and full text for more than 5,300 of these. More than 4,400 of the journals are peer-reviewed. In addition to full text, it offers a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The collection covers a variety of academic topics: Archaeology, Area Studies, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Ethnic and Multicultural Studies, Food Science and Technology, General Science, Geology, Law, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Physics, Psychology, Religion and Theology, Women's Studies, and many more. This database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals. (Note: The trial period ended in December 31, 2007. The Center of Academic Resources (CAR) has a new subsciption to this database with unlimited access starting from January 2008. Free trial of Academic Search Premier  offer for ThaiLIS members including Chula University will end on December 31, 2010  and The Commission on Higher Education (CHE or สกอ.  - สำนักงานคณะกรรมการการอุดมศึกษา)  has a new subsciption to this database with unlimited access starting from January 2011.)
Academic Search Elite  
Academic Search Elite, updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost, is a general academic subject database covering full text for more than 2,020 journals, including over 1,580 peer-reviewed titles, 3,530 abstracted & indexed journals, and coverage of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Christian Science Monitor. More than 140 journals have PDF images back to 1985. In addition to journal coverage, this database provides full text information from a variety of source-types such as scholarly monographs. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. This cross-disciplinary database offers a wide range of academic areas including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more. (Note: The trial period ended on June 30, 2008. The Commission on Higher Education (CHE or สกอ.สำนักงานคณะกรรมการการอุดมศึกษา) has a new subsciption to this database with unlimited access starting from July 2008.)
ACM Portal (with The ACM Digital Library - Service note
ACM Portal, provided by the Association for Computing Machinery, contains the ACM Digital Library, or the DL, and the ACM Guide to Computing Literature, or the Guide. The DL is a collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings together with selected works published by affiliated organizations. The Guide is a collection of bibliographic citations and abstracts of books, journal articles, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, and technical reports published by ACM and other publishers. Citations for all ACM published works are included in the Guide as a small subset of the total bibliographic space. Subjects coverage is Computers and Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Electronic Journals; Information Sciences; and Information Technology. Access to citations is free to the public; full text is by subscription only.
ACS Web Editions (with ACS Legacy Archives - ACS Publications
ACS Web Editions contain over 30 online magazines and journals published or co-published by the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society and a publisher of many key chemistry research journals. Only ACS members and subscribers to the ACS Web Editions can access the abstracts and full text. Most articles are available since 1996 and in HTML and/or PDF formats. Nearly 140,000 pages of research material are published annually both in print and on the Web. Included are useful features, such as linking from references in journal articles directly to abstracts and bibliographic information at Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) providing to authorised users with no additional charge. Non-subscribers may purchase an individual article by using the Articles on Command service.
AFP News Wires + ImageForum + Multimedia (AFP-Direct)
(Note: Free trial access to AFP Multimedia will be available for every 2-week account until January 31, 2008, while AFP News Wires + ImageForum expired on January 31, 2008.)
AGRICOLA 
Records covering every major agricultural subject.
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (ScienceDirect Purchased Books)
Alternative Press Index (with Archives
Alternative Press Index, updated quarterly, is a guide to alternative sources of information from 1991- present. Included are citations of 5 or more paragraphs from approximately 300 alternative, radical, and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines, reporting and analyzing the practices and theories of cultural, economic, political and social change. Coverage is in the humanities and social sciences, international and interdisciplinary. Types of articles indexed include editorials, columns, essays, fiction, speeches, interviews, statistics, bibliographies, biographies, obituaries, and media reviews. It also includes abstracts from selected research journals. The full text of 42 titles indexed in the Alternative Press Index is available through another OCLC FirstSearch database - Electronic Collections Online or ECO, For comprehensive guide to alternative sources of information published in 1969-1990, see Alternative Press Index Archives.
Art Full Text 

Art & Architecture Complete - BETA   
Art & Architecture Complete - BETA is a comprehensive research database for the study of art and architecture.  It covers a variety of subjects such as antiques, archaeology, architecture and architectural history, costume design, decorative arts, graphic arts, interior and landscape design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and more.  The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 630 academic journals, magazines, and trade publications with full text for over 240 periodicals and 140 books, as well as selective coverage for over 50 publications. (Note:  Free trial access on the ChulaNet expired on September 30, 2009. The trial period expired on December 31, 2009 for all ThaiLIS members including Chulalongkorn University.)
ArticleFirst 
ArticleFirst consists of nearly two million bibliographic records from the table of contents of over 13,000 journal titles. The titles cover a wide range of subjects, including business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science, and technology. Most journal titles in ArticleFirst have been indexed from 1990 to the present. ArticleFirst is updated daily. [ArticleFirst Journal Titles]
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Service note
Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It indexes 1,100 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals. Arts & Humanities Citation Index contains a current total of over 2.3 million articles from 1975 to present. It is updated with 2,200 new articles and 15,000 new cited references per week.
Arts & Humanities Search 
Arts & Humanities Search indexes more than 1,300 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals and selected articles from more than 5,800 social science and science journals. It indexes these types of materials: articles, bibliographies, editorials, letters, reviews, and more.
ASTM Standards & Journals 
ASTM Standards & Journals from ASTM Internatinal, originally known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a new platform of 12,000+ standards and 3 journals on CUNet since mid-June 2007. ASTM publishes standards in multiple subjects in over 130 industry areas covering metals, petroleum, construction, the environment, and more. The types of standards includes: Guides, Practices, Specifications, Terminologies, and Test Methods. Standards developed at ASTM are the work of over 30,000 ASTM members from over 100 countries. This collection of ASTM Standards/Journals, published by World Engineering Xchange, Ltd. (WEX) under agreement with ASTM International, contains PDF format copies of all current ASTM and ISO/ASTM Standards for the exclusive use of institutions who have leased the ASTM Standards/Journals service from WEX. In addition to current ASTM Standards, the service contains listings of withdrawn ASTM Standards as a convenience to its users. ASTM Journals contain peer-reviewed articles published between 2004 and the present in 3 titles: The Journal of ASTM International, the Geotechnical Testing Journal, and the Journal of Testing and Evaluation. (Note: Due to some coverage changes, this subscription was cancelled and Chula users could access the database until September 25, 2007.)
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (Select the Academic Search Group) 
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals on EBSCOhost, the only comprehensive American guide to the current literature of architecture and design, surveys more than 2,500 U.S. and foreign journals. Three-fourths of these are not indexed in any other source. This database covers the international scholarly and popular periodical literature, including the publications of professional associations, U.S. state and regional periodicals, and major serial publications in the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. It provides citations to articles in approximately 400 current and over 1000 retrospective architectural and related periodicals with primary emphasis on architectural design and history but coverage as well of archaeology, landscape architecture, interior design, furniture and decorative arts, garden history, historic preservation, city planning, urban design, real estate development and environmental studies. Nearly 13,000 citation records for architects' obituaries are also included -- an excellent source of biographical information, and often the only one for less-published architects. Coverage begins in the 1930's, with selective coverage dating back to the 1860's. (Note: The trial period ended on February 28, 2007.)

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BasicBIOSIS 
Records from core life science journals most easily found in college and university libraries. 
Bepress Journals 
(Note: Free trial access to the ResearchNow, package of nearly 60 peer-reviewed electronic journals, for Chula users  expired on April 19, 2010.) 
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (ScienceDirect Purchased Books)
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (Service note)
Biological and Agricultural Index Plus
Biology Digest 
Covering the life sciences for undergraduates and high school students.
BioMed Central (see also Faculty of 1000 Biology + Faculty of 1000 Medicine
(Note: Free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research articles published in over 100 journals.)
BioOne  
BioOne contains high-impact bioscience research journals, covering global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation. (Note: The trial period start from 15 January - 31 December 2011.)
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management Library 
The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management Library comprises 12 volumes, with over 4,400 entries, each covering major subject areas including the fields of Accounting, Business Ethics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, International Management, Management Information Systems, Managerial Economics, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management. Each volume provides concise definitions and explanations of the key concepts in their area and gives overviews and succinct presentations of the most important issues with entries ranging from extended explorations of major topics to short definitions of key terms. In addition to the 12 volumes of the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management , this database also features a series of Blackwell business and management focused handbooks, companions and Strategic Management Society titles. (Note: The first trial period ended in December 2006. The second offer ended on December 31, 2007.)
Blackwell Synergy (See Wiley InterScience Journals
Blackwell Synergy, updated daily, is an electronic collection of over 850 full-text journals published by Blackwell Publishing. Subject coverage is multidisciplinary: Business, Economics, Finance and Accounting; Construction, Engineering, Computing and Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Law and Criminology; Life and Physical Sciences; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Social and Behavioral Sciences; The Arts; and Veterinary Medicine, Animal Sciences, Agriculture and Aquaculture. To access "My Synergy" researchers should be a Blackwell Synergy registered user as this is the area to administer each personal account and preferences -- just select the "Register" option. Using the new CrossRef searching powered by Google, researchers can now search titles from other publishers. Authorized users who are interested to be off-campus users, please contact 'CU Ref Help Desk' becuase access on-campus is by IP authentication, and access off-campus is by username and password. (Note: From June 30, 2008 the journal content currently available on Blackwell Synergy was delivered through Wiley InterScience due to the merger of Wiley-Blackwell's online journal systems.)
Books in Print 
Books In Print contains almost 3 million records, and is updated weekly. Records describe in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books North American publishers and U.S. distributors and wholesalers. Includes thousands of full-text book reviews from sources including Choice, Kirkus, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal.
Britannica.com (Encyclopaedia Britannica)
The British Library Document Supply Centre (Document Supply Services - Prices
(Note: Please e-mail to ruangsri.j@car.chula.ac.th or call 0-2218-2930 about document supply and delivery.)
British Standards Online 
(Note: Registered Guests can search the British Standards Online, or BSOL, and view detailed Item Summaries about more than 39, 000 documents in the database. Subscribers have unlimited access to the full text of current, historic, and draft British Standards; BSI adopted European and international standards; technical handbooks; codes of practice; guidelines; specifications for products, dimensions, and performance; and glossaries.)
Business and Company Resource Center on Gale Databases 
(Note: Free full-text trial offer expired on August 31, 2008.)
Business & Industry 
Contains important facts, figures and key events dealing with public and private companies, industries, products and markets for all manufacturing and service industries at an international level. B&I focuses on a body of literature that includes leading trade magazines, newsletters, the general business press and international business dailies. 
Business & Management Practices 
Business & Management Practices (BaMP) is a full-text resource with a focus on the practical aspects and approaches of business management. Updated weekly and providing coverage back to 1995, Business & Management Practices offers highly-focused coverage of more than 300 core management journals and trade publications. Also included are specific management-related articles from over 300 additional respected business sources. Full-text is available for approximately 60% of the cited articles.
Business Book Summaries 
Business Book Summaries (BBS) on EBSCOhost provides concise summaries present the key concepts and relevant business thoughts to people with no time to read the entire book.  BBS includes the following subject areas: Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Customer Satisfaction, Diversity, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Business, Human Resources, Innovation, IT/Internet, Leadership, Major Works, Management, Marketing, Personal Growth, Productivity, and Social Responsibility.  All books covered in Business Book Review Library by BBS are summarized by professionals.  The most salient points are extracted and conceptualized into brief, but comprehensive, summaries. The summaries are available in 300, 600 and 4,500 word versions.  Using stringent criteria, only the top 1% of the more than 6,000 business books published each year in the United States is selected for inclusion in the database.  Summaries are provided for more than 700 of the top business books from the last 20 years.  (Note: Free trial access to BBS expired on September 30, 2009.)
Business, Management and Accounting (Service note)
Buiness Monitor Online
(Note: The trial offer for Chula users expired on August 31, 2009. The second trial offer for ThaiLIS members including Chula University expired on January 31, 2010. The third trial offer for ThaiLIS members expired on June 30, 2010. Chula users could read news and download more than 900 quarterly reports.)
Business Organizations, Agencies and Publications Directory 
Directory of new and established organizations, agencies, and publications worldwide.
Business Source Complete (See also Business Searching Interface) +  Harvard Business Videos  
Business Source Complete or BSC covers about 9,500 journals in disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, economics, and much more. This database contains bibliographic and full-text content from journals, industry and market research reports from Datamonitor and country reports from EIU, Countrywatch, and Business Monitor. Non-journal sources are financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more. Included are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, BSC contains detailed author profiles for the 10,000 most-cited authors in the database. (Note: The trial period ended on December 31, 2006. This database is now CAR's new subsciption starting from January 2007.
Harvard Business Videos have been added to Business Source Complete since September 2010)

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CAB Abstracts (Service note
CAB Abstracts is a bibliographic database compiled by CAB International which evolved from the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB) and its predecessor the Imperial Agricultural Bureaux (IAB). A major strength of CAB Abstracts is its international issues in agriculture, forestry, and allied disciplines in the applied life sciences including animal and crop husbandry, animal and plant breeding, plant protection, genetics, forestry engineering, economics, veterinary medicine, human nutrition, rural development, management and conservation of natural resources. The database contains over 3.5 million records from over 11,000 journals. books, conferences, reports, and other kinds of literature published internationally. Coverage is since its computerization in 1973 to the present, with abstracts in English prepared from papers originally published in over 75 different languages. (Note: The subscription to CAB Abstracts on the local server at CAR expired on June 30, 2008. However, free access will continue until September 30, 2008.)
CABI Database Subsets (Trial : CAB Direct
CABI Database Subsets are the searchable online versions of the CAB International covering journals, papers, reports, electronic books, dissertations, and other related resources. Access is available to the following subject areas from 1990: Agricultural Entomology; Animal Breeding; Animal Nutrition; Aromatic & Medicinal Plants; Biocontrol; Biofuels; Botanical Pesticides; Crop Physiology; Dairy Science; Field Crops; Forest Products; Forestry; Grasslands and Forage; Helminthology; Horticulture Science; Human Nutrition; Irrigation and Drainage; Maize; Medical & Veterinary Mycology; Medical and Veterinary Entomology; Nematology; Ornamental Horticulture; Pig Science; Plant Breeding; Plant Genetic Resources; Plant Growth Regulators; Plant Pathology; Postharvest Research; Potatoes; Poultry; Protozoology; Public Health; Rice; Rural Development; Seed Science; Soils and Fertilizers; Soyabeans; Tropical Diseases; Veterinary Science; Weeds; Wheat, Barley, Triticale and Rye; World Ag. Economics and Rural Sociology. (Note: Free trial access to CABI Database Subsets expired on June 30, 2008. Please be advised about some special information on CAB Full Text and Link to Full Text. A CAB Full Text link button can be retrieved by using the search format "FT : SC and xxx" (xxx stand for any search terms), while a Link to Full Text button can be accessed through linking to subscribed journals.)
CAB Direct + VetMed Resource 
(Note: Free trial access to CAB Direct expired on June 30, 2008. Please be advised about some special information on CAB Full Text and Link to Full Text. A CAB Full Text link button can be retrieved by using the search format "FT : SC and xxx" (xxx stand for any search terms), while a Link to Full Text button can be accessed through linking to subscribed journals.)
CAB eBooks  
(Note: Free trial access to 398 eBooks in six core subject areas of agriculture / animal & veterinary sciences / environmental sciences / human health, food & nutrition / leisure & tourism / plant sciences expired on September 9, 2008.)
Cambridge Journals Online 
Cambridge Journals Online (CJO) is published by the Cambridge University Press, the oldest printing and publishing house in the world. CJO provides access to full-text journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, across 25 disciplines. In most cases the full-text is available from 1997 onwards. It also allows free online access to the full-text of those journals that the library subscribes to in printed form.  (Note: The Center of Academic Resources (CAR: ศูนย์วิทยทรัพยากร หรือ สถาบันวิทยบริการ เดิม) has a new subsciption to this database with unlimited access to nearly 300 journals since 2010.) 
Charting Thailand's Economy new

Charting Thailand’s Economy is an online learning platform in economy, providing over 70 indexes of  economic data for Thailand from many formal sources such as Bank of Thailand, National Statistical Office, World Bank, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), etc. There is the data since last 10 years categorized  into: GDP & Real Sector, Wealth Distribution, Monetary Sector, Fiscal Sector, and External Sector. In addition, there is Econ Brief, State of the Thai Economy summarized at the end of each month and Executive Summary. The Center of Academic Resources subscribed and started the services in June, 2012.

CHE PDF Dissertation Full Text (See also ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - A&I)
ChemPort (See also SciFinder
ChemPort is free as a built-in feature of SciFinder on the Web version and other electronic CAS products to articles from more than 7,400 electronic journals from nearly 360 participating publishers.  It also provides full-text links to electronic patent documents from the USPTO and esp@cenet available to any user community via SciFinder or CAS electronic products at anytime.
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Service note
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper that is a source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. The full text of the current issue is available online every Monday morning. The Chronicle's Web site also features career-building tools such as an online CV's, salary databases, and more. The Archive contains more than eleven years of articles and information from past issues. A site subscription to The Chronicle includes access to free e-mail alerts of this Web site except for Academe Today, The Chronicle's daily e-mail report, as it remains for those individuals who have their own subscriptions. (Sign up now for the E-mail Alerts from The Chronicle.)
Chula e-Journals + Chula e-Books  
(Note: Full-text access to the CU publications (สิ่งพิมพ์จุฬาฯ) of 33 electronic journals and 7 electronic books.)
CIAO (Service note)
CINAHL Plus with Full Text 
CINAHL Plus with Full Text on EBSCOhost provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. Offering complete coverage of nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing (NLN) and the American Nurses' Association (ANA), this database covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, it also offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters, as well as Evidence-Based Care Sheets. Searchable cited references for more than 1,160 journals are also included. CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides full text for 336 journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1937 are also included. (Note: The first trial period ended in December 2006. In 2007 The Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Nursing had a one-year subsciption to this database. Then a short new trial was offered again in January 2008.)
Clase and Periodica 
Clase is an index of more than 1,200 journals in the sciences and humanities. Periodica covers over 1,400 journals specializing in science and technology. Clase and Periodica offers access to more than 400,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages. The database contains information from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews, and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.
CNKI Databases - English interface (Select Simplified Chinese interface
CNKI or China National Knowledge Infrastructure with subject series databases is powered by Tsinghua Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Group (TTKN). Included are 8 databases - they are: China Academic Journals Full-text Database (CAJ), China Doctor/Master Dissertations Full-text Database (CDMD), China Proceedings of Conference Full-text Database (CPCD), China Core Newspapers Full-text Database (CCND), Century Journals Social Sciences (CJSS), Century Journals Project (CJP), China Book Full-text Database (CBFD), China Yearbook Full-text Database (CYFD), and China Citation Database (CCD). All the full-text items are available and can be downloaded by subscribers. Most of the full text are in Chinese, only few content in English. (Note: The trial with 10 concurrent users ended on December 23, 2006. Tthe leading products of CNKI databases are available for Chula users are (1) China Academic Journals Full-text Database (CAJ) - Series A,B,C,E,F,G,H and I; (2) China Core Newspapers Full-text Database (CCND) - Series F,G,H,I and J; (3) China Doctor/Master Dissertations Full-text Database (CDMD) - Series A,B,C,E,F,G,H and I; (4) China Proceedings of Conferences Database (CPCD) - Series A,B,C,E,F,G,H and I; and (5) Century Journals Project (CJP) - Series A,B,C,E,F,G,H and I. Please install CAJViewer to be able to view full-text articles in CNKI.)
Communication & Mass Media Complete 
Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) on EBSCOhost incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields. CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for over 370 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of over 230 more, for a combined coverage of over 600 titles. In addition, this database includes full text for more than 240 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs, and searchable cited references from their first issues, dating as far back as 1915, to the present. (Note: The first trial offer was from January 7, 2004 to February 11, 2005. The second trial period was January 1, 2006 - April 20, 2007.)
Compendex (Service note)
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete of EBSCO Publishing covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,000 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 950 periodicals. (Note: The trial offer for ThaiLIS members including Chula University during November 1 – December 31, 2010. The Commission on Higher Education (CHE or สกอ.  - สำนักงานคณะกรรมการการอุดมศึกษา)  has a new subsciption to these journals with unlimited access starting from January 2011 )
Consumers Index 
Provides access to evaluations, tests, alerts, warnings, and recalls of specific products, services, and facilities as well as abstracts of articles on all aspects of consumerism and consumer protection. Entries link to the best Internet resources and print publications for consumers. Web links provide free, direct access to the contents of full-text journals (e.g. FDA Consumer), news releases, booklets, recalls, and other sources available via the World Wide Web. The database includes more than 90,000 entries on individual products and 60,000 abstracts of articles that deal with consumer issues.
Contemporary Women's Issues 
Contemporary women's issues on health and human rights. This Database provides full-text access to global information on women in over 150 countries. [Contemporary Women's Issues Titles]
Credo Reference (Service note)  
Credo Reference, (credo - Latin for "I believe") formerly Xrefer and renamed Xreferplus, provides online versions of published reference works including general and specialist dictionaries and encyclopedias with over 3 million entries from nearly 400 reference books and around 50 different publishers. Its full-text, aggregated content covers major subjects. They are Art, Biography, Business, Food, Geography, History, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Quotations, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology. Credo Reference enables users to find authoritative answers fast. (Note: The first free trial access to Credo Reference expired on January 31, 2008. However, the second trial period was extended and it ended on April 3, 2008.)
CRCnetBASE 
CRCnetBASE is made up of subject reference works, published by CRC Press / managed by Taylor Francis Group, with all of their facts, formulas, tables, illustrations, and references on 33 online databases. Database topics include: Biomedical Science, Business & Management, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Ergonomics & Human Factors, Food Science, Forensics & Criminal Justice, Healthcare, Information Technology, Life Science, Material Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Nutrition, Pharmaceutical Science & Regulation, Physics, Statistics, and so on. Nearly 2,700 titles are available on 15 trial databases run under CHE Thailand Consortia Trials. They are AGRICULTUREnetBASE (87 titles), BIOSCIENCEnetBASE (183 titles), BUSINESSnetBASE (182 titles), ECONOMICSnetBASE (580 titles), ENVIROnetBASE (283 titles), FOODnetBASE (262 titles), MATERIALSnetBASE (201 titles), MATHnetBASE (213 titles), NANOnetBASE (48 titles), NUTRITIONnetBASE (106 titles), PHYSICSnetBASE (225 titles), POLYMERSnetBASE (64 titles), ProjectMANAGEMENTnetBASE (55 titles), PublicADMINISTRATIONnetBASE (76 titles), and STATSnetBASE (129 titles). (Note: Free full-text trial of 15 databases expired on October 15, 2007.) 
CRCnetBASE - eBooks 
(Note: Free full-text trial of nearly 7,200 eBooks in engineering, scientific/technical, business, economics, and social sciences will expire on 30 June 2010.)
CU Digital Library Current Awareness Service (Account Group 4
(Note: Please e-mail to ruangsri.j@car.chula.ac.th or call 0-2218-2930 about ID/Password setup and document delivery.)
Current Chemical Reactions (Service note)
Customer Success Center 
Free access to the LISTA Database containing A&I content from over 600 of the library science journals and periodicals, as well as "How Tos" for librarians, teahers, and students. They are Success Stories and Best Practice examples from industry peers who have excelled in such areas as marketing, grant writing, and campus outreach, Funding Guides providing insight into the various sources of funding, Marketing Tools about ideas and tools to help librarians promote their collections, get people involved, and evaluate library offerings, Suggested Reading in researching issues that affect libraries every day, and Success Tools for library promotional events, a book discussion, curriculum ideas, or class debates.

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 Dental Education in Video
Contains video encyclopedia of dentistry and dental technique. Provides hundreds of hours of demonstrations from American Dental Association-approved content partners, together with interviews and lectures, for students and faculty in dental surgery, medicine, oral hygiene, assisting, and nursing.
(Note: Free trial offer will expired on April 7, 2013. The Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Dentistry has a new subsciption to this database with unlimited access starting from April 7, 2013.)
Disclosure Corporate Snaphots 
Corporate and financial information on corporations whose shares are traded in the U.S.
DiscoveryGate + Reaxys (Discovery Knowledge - Service note
DiscoveryGate, serviced by Elsevier MDL, provides full access to more than 20 million chemical structures, 11 million reactions, and over 350 million associated calculated and reported properties on synthetic methodologies from 17 of the highly respected databases in chemistry. Selected content includes: CrossFire Beilstein (1771 - present); CrossFire Gmelin (1772 - present); MDL� Available Chemicals Directory; MDL� Screening Compounds Directory; MDL� Reference Library of Synthetic Methodology; MDL� Solid-Phase Organic Reactions; ORGSYN Database; Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations; Comprehensive Asymmetric Catalysis; MDL� Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry; MDL� Drug Data Report; MDL� Metabolite Database; MDL� Toxicity Database; ChemInform Reaction Library; Current Synthetic Methodology; Derwent Journal of Synthetic Methods, and National Cancer Institute Database. In addition, Discoverygate links to Integrated Major Reference Works that review over 26,000 synthetic methods and provide information on their scope and limitations. In case of the full-text subscriptions, DiscoveryGate automatically links citations to over 20,000 journal titles and patent archives. (Note: The Chulalongkorn University Center of Academic Resources has subscibed to DiscoveryGate with unlimited access during September 2007 - September 2009. A new free trial of  Reaxys expired on July 31, 2009.)
DynaMed 
DynaMed, Founded and managed by Brian S. Alper M.D., MSPH, is now part of the suite of medical products owned and provided by EBSCO Publishing. This database is updated daily and monitors the content of over 500 medical journals directly and indirectly by using many journal review services. Through this process of systematic literature surveillance, the best available evidence determines the content of DynaMed. It is a clinical reference tool created by a physician for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'. With clinically-organized summaries for nearly 2,000 topics, DynaMed is the only evidence-based reference shown to answer most clinical questions during practice. (Note: The first trial period ended on December 31, 2006. The second trial offer ended on February 4, 2007. The third trial expired in July 2008.)
Dissertation Express
(Note: Free access to complete citations of UMI dissertations.)

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E-Journal Portal 
(Note: The trial of ProQuest's Serials Solutions was not fully customized and ended on October 26, 2005.)
eBook Search on Engineering Village (Service note)
Ebooks - Select Electronic Books (OCLC), (See also NetLibrary)
Ebrary + eBook Perpetual Trial (Technology: Reader + InfoTools
Ebrary offers aggregated book databases from academic, trade and professional publishers. It provides access to online full-text books and other materials in different subject areas, such as business, marketing, economics, computing, education, history, humanities, health, reference, and social and behavioural sciences. (Note: The first trial access period ended on December 31, 2004 and the second trial offer ended on April 30, 2006. CAR is offered one-year free subscription access limited to Humanities and related areas since mid-March 2007. Then the Faculty of Engineering has subsribed to Ebrary's Technology Collection with unlimited access starting late 2008. The third trial offer of Ebrary eBook Perpetual access to all subjects expired on March 3, 2009.)
EBooks Trials  
(Note: Free trial access to 3,424 books from 10 publishers offered by iG Publishing expired on January 18, 2009.)
EBSCO A-to-Z (Service note
EBSCO A-to-Z is a Web-based serials-finding tool or Web-based resource locator tool listing of a library's e-resources, including e-journals, titles in full-text databases, publisher packages, and e-books. It is designed to provide online access to a customer's list of e-content, regardless of vendor or where the content is hosted. The master EBSCO A-to-Z title database represents all major database vendors and publishers, with information on more than 216,000 unique titles from nearly 2,000 databases and e-journal packages. The list can also include titles submitted by the library, such as print journals, print titles, and other local resources the A-to-Z administrator choose to upload. Users can easily find titles by browsing an alphabetical list of titles, browsing a subject list or searching by title name, publisher or ISSN. Advanced searching features allow users to search by exact match, `begins with` and `contains` on title name, publisher, ISSN or all fields. It also provides accurate coverage dates and links informing end users with notes about access rights and restrictions.
EBSCO Animals 
EBSCO Animals provides full-text access to EBSCO's Encyclopedia of Animals created specifically for high school libraries. The database consists of abstracts and in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals, for example, the nature and habitat of familiar animals. Image links are available within some of the full text. 
EBSCOhost Mobile   
EBSCOhost Mobile is EBSCO Publishing's new tailor-made application for the smaller screens of mobile devices.
It offers many important EBSCOhost features and functionality:  Basic Searching; HTML and PDF Full Text;
Search Modes; Limiters; Image Quick View; Image Collection (depending on the database that has been selected);
E-mailing articles; Preferences; Multi-database Searching; and Branding . The EBSCO Publishing has created posters, one of which includes a special, customizable message field to assist setting up a new profile for EBSCOhost Mobile. (Note: Please communicate with EBSCO's Technical Support Representatives online, via EBSCO's Support Form, and do remember to allow one to two weeks for setup time.)
EBSCOhost Text Only
EBSCOhost Web
ECO
ECO is a growing collection of journals in a variety of subject areas, all with full text articles available online. Articles are presented in page image formats (predominately PDF) that include all original content and images. The interface supports cross-journal searching and browsing within selected journals. Users can view bibliographic information for all journals and view full text articles from journals to which their institution subscribes. Adobe's free Acrobat PDF viewer and CatchWord's free RealPage viewer are required to view the full text articles. [ECO Journal Titles]
EconLit 
EconLit copyrighted by American Economic Association Publications, provides indexes and abstracts for the discipline of economics and business subject areas. The database is updated monthly and contains citations from 1969 to the present. It includes articles in over 750 journals, plus chapters in books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL). All EconLit information service providers, such as Ebsco's EBSCOhost Service, OCLC's FirstSearch Service, and Ovid or SilverPlatter, offer the capability of linking EconLit records to full-text electronic articles.
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (Service note)
Education Full Text 
Education Full Text on WilsonWeb, updated weekly, provides indexing (1983- ), abstracting (1994- ), and select full text (1996- ) from over 610 English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere. This database covers a wide range of topics: Adult Education, Arts, Athletics, Comparative Education, Competency-based Education, Computers in Education, Continuing Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Government Funding, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Library Science, Literacy Standards, Multicultural/Ethnic Education, Parent-Teacher Relations, Prayer in Public Schools, Preschool Education, Religious Education, School Administration, Science and Mathematics, Secondary Education, Special Education, Student Counseling, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Methods, and Vocational Education.
Education Research Complete 
Education Research Complete on EBSCOhost is a bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. This database also includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers. (Note: The trial period ended in December 2006. The Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Education has a new subsciption to this database with unlimited access starting from January 2007.)
EIU CountryData 
EIU CountryData, serviced by the The Economist Intelligence Unit Limited, is an analytical database of annual, quarterly and monthly economic indicators and forecasts which covers approximately 120 countries and gives access to more than 750,000 individual data points, nearly 280 series, as well as 40 regional aggregates, over the period 1980-2005. In addition, EIU CountryData contains concise text summaries of the EIU's short-term political and economic forecasts on over 180 countries around the world.
EJS E-Journals 
EJS E-Journals indexes more than 8,700 eJournals for which article level access is available through EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS). Using the SmartLinks technology, search results link directly to the different publisher's full-text articles when a valid subscription is in place.
Electronic Books (See also NetLibrary)
Electronic Journals Listing - Select EBSCO A-to-Z (Service note)
Elsevier Book Series (Lising
(Note: Free trial access to 36 titles in Life Sciences and 1 tile of Side Effects of Drugs Annual on ScienceDirect ended on April 21, 2008.)
Emerald Fulltext 
Emerald, known as the Electronic Management Research Library Database, provides multi-user access to over 100 managemnet journals published by MCB University Press. Over 35,000 articles with full text are available in both PDF and HTML formats from 1994 onwards, and descriptive abstracts date back to 1989 with document delivery from its archive collection. Emerald Fulltext is updated weekly and covers 22 areas in Accounting, Auditing & Economics; Continuing Professional Development; Education; Engineering & Materials Science; Environmental Management; Food & Nutrition; General Management; Healthcare Management; Hospitality & Services Management; HR Management; Information Management; Library Collection Development & Management; Library Management & Information Services; Library Technology; Logistics & Supply Chain Management; Marketing; Operations & Production Management; Police Management; Public Sector Management; Quality Management; The Built Environment; and Training. [Emerald Journals List]
Emerald Management Xtra + Emerald Backfiles  
Emerald Management Xtra, or EMX, combines core content from Emerald journals published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited (formerly MCB University Press) with many dating back to 1993/1994. EMX has been developed in collaboration with researchers, teachers and librarians in business schools and university management departments worldwide. Based on the Emerald Fulltext and Emerald Management Reviews databases through an integrated search and navigation system, it features 150 full-text journals and reviews from the world’s top 400 management journals. Subject areas cover a range of disciplines with the emphasis on Business and Management, Library and Information Science, Engineering, and Applied Science and Technology. Included are a number of journals relating to Real Estate and Facilities Management. It also covers additional resources such as case studies, interviews, book and literature reviews, specialist teaching and student resources, author and research resources. The EMX package is completed with extended support resources: the Emerald Literati Club, the Emerald Research Register, Library Link, ManagementFirst, Conference Central, and further support resources for teaching staff and students. (Note: After going live with the beta version in December 2004, EMX's full-text trial access to peer-reviewed management articles and resources on Emerald started in 2005 and ended on November 30, 2005. The complimentary access started again in January 2006. Then the ThaiLIS members were offered a 3-month trial in February-April 2008. ThaiLIS Members were offered a 1-month trial on Emerald Management eJournals -covering 175 business and management journals in December 2010 and The 
Commission on Higher Education (CHE or สกอ.  - สำนักงานคณะกรรมการการอุดมศึกษา)  has a new subsciption to these journals with unlimited access starting from January 2011.
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Encyclopaedia of Islam (Fonts
The Encyclopaedia of Islam Online Edition, or EI Online via Brill Online, gives access to the full text of every article in the print edition. New data will be added to the online edition as it becomes available in the print edition. It is one of the prime references for the knowledge of the Islamic World. It consists of over 13,000 authoritative, signed articles, with bibliographies, covering biography, history, anthropology, geography, religion, manners, customs, tribes, politics, area studies, industries, sciences, economics, social and artistic topics. Its geographical and historical scope encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all modern Islamic states. (Note : Please contact CU Ref Help Desk if Chula users need full-text articles from the EI Online.)
Encyclopedia Americana
Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (Service note)
Energy (ScienceDirect Purchased Books)
Energy (Service note)
Engineering Village (Service note
Engineering Village is a new interface presented by Elsevier Engineering Information Inc., or Ei. It covers Ei Compendex which contains more than 6,000,000 summaries from over 5,000 journals, technical reports, conference and proceedings dating back to 1970. Other multiple databases are US patents and standards dating from 1976, industry standards and specifications of over 20,000 abstracts with links to full-text articles, as well as more than 10,000 Web site abstracts, and 80 full-text searchable handbooks via CRC Press and ENGnetBASE. It also provides links to full-text articles from Elsevier Science, the Institute of Physics, the American Institute of Physics, Springer-Verlag, John Wiley & Sons, and Academic Press. Individual documents can be ordered from the Linda Hall Library.
Environmental Science (Elsevier - ScienceDirect Purchased Books)
Environmental Science (Service note)
ERIC + ED Pubs 
ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education., is the world's largest source of education information involved in a variety of disciplines dating back to 1966. The database provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. For documents available electronically, links are provided to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC Documents and Digests. Some material in the ERIC database is from copyrighted sources of the respective copyright holders. Please visit Journals Indexed in ERIC for the current title list. This database also has EBSCOhost version and OCLC version.
ERIC Digests 
ERIC Digests (1980+) are free short reports/syntheses of current education research, major publications and clearinghouse websites. Each digest goes through several rounds of editing and review and are about 4 pages long. ERIC Documents (ED) - documents not published in journals (RIE) - which include a variety of formats from ERIC Digests are also included as full text. ERIC, the Educational Resources Information Center. This database also has EBSCOhost version and OCLC version.
The Europa World of Learning 
(Note: The trial period ended on June 29, 2006.)
Esp@cenet (Service note
(Note: Free access to Europe's network of patent databases covering more than 50 patent documnets around the world, most of which are patent applications, not granted ptents, from 1836 to today.)

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Faculty of 1000 Biology (Service note)
Faculty of 1000 Biology, published by Biology Reports via BioMed Central, provides the latest evaluated papers and trends published in biological sciences. Papers are highlighted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance, regardless of the reputation of the journal or book in which it was published. Some entries (1999 - present) include links to full text It can also be accessed via discipline-specific “Top 10” lists or searched by keyword. Related databases are ISI Web of Knowledge, Faculty of 1000 Medicine, and many more. Individual students, faculty members, and other staffs of Cuhulalongkorn University can "log on / register" to set up their own accounts, which will enable them to tailor searches of entries in 1999 - present to their own interests and to receive e-mail alerts of new evaluations sent directly to them. (Note: Free access to this sponsored subscription at Chulalongkorn University will end on May 24, 2017.)
Faculty of 1000 Medicine (Service note
Faculty of 1000 Medicine, published by Medicine Reports via BioMed Central, provides the latest evaluated papers and trends published in clinical medicine and medical research. Papers are highlighted on the basis of their scientific merit and clinical relevance, regardless of the reputation of the journal in which it was published. Some entries include links to full text. This database can also be accessed via discipline-specific “Top 10” lists or searched by keyword or by MeSH term. Individual academics and students on CU Net can "log on / register" to set up their own accounts, which will enable them to tailor searches of entries in 1999 - present to their own interests and to receive e-mail alerts of new evaluations sent directly to them. (Note: Free access to this sponsored subscription at Chulalongkorn University will end on May 24, 2017.) 
50 Lessons 
50 Lessons is one of iGroup (or IG Publishing) online video product series. It integrates with latest flash streaming technology to provide video content. It is the digital video business library of 1,130 video interviews featuring over 210 business leaders sharing stories about their key learning experiences.  The content is published in multiple languages in both digital and traditional formats, including Internet, print, broadcast, and audio and can be experienced on devices such as PCs, mobile telephones, iPods and handhelds. (Note: Free trial offer for ThaiLIS members including Chulalongkorn University expired on April 30, 2010. The second trial offer will end on 31 July 2553.)
FirstSearch Base Subscription (Service note
(Note: Please e-mail to ruangsri.j@car.chula.ac.th or call 0-2218-2930 about chargeable full-text documents.)
FirstSearch Per Search Access (Service note
(Note: Please e-mail to ruangsri.j@car.chula.ac.th or call 0-2218-2930 about chargeable full-text documents.)
FirstSearch Practice Databases 
(Note: Free access to the 3 practice databases as the tryout version from PArticle1st, PGPO and PWorldCat.)

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Gale Databases 
(Note: Free full-text trial offer expired on August 31, 2008. The accessible databases are Academic OneFile, Business and Company Resource Center, History Resource, Center: World, Nursing and Allied Health, and Nursing Resource Center.)

Gale Virtual Reference Library
(Note: Free full-text trial offer will expired on July 31, 2011)
GDF Online (Service note
(Note: The trial period of Global Development Finance Online ended on March 15, 2005. Free full-text access to the World Bank publications has been offered to the Chulalongkorn Community since April 2008.)
 General OneFile
(Note: Free trial offer will expired on July 31, 2011)
General Science Full Text
GEOBASE 
Worldwide literature on geography, geology, and ecology covers journals, books, monographs, conference proceedings, and reports. Includes over 600,000 records with abstracts.
GenomeBiology.com 
(Note: Free trial access to Genome Biology ended on May 2, 2005.)
Global Market Information Database 
(See also Passport GMID)(Note: The first trial period for Chula users only ended on June 30, 2001; The new trial period for UniNet access will expire on September 30, 2002.; The second trial period for UniNet access ended on June 22, 2003.)
Google CrossRef Search + Google Scholar with Google Book Search (See also Search Engines
(Note: Find academic research publications online with Google Scholar launched in November 2004, and search the full text of books with Google Book Search launched later to find some full-text pages that interest you and learn where to buy or borrow. The CrossRef Search Pilot Pilot launches a typical Google search but filters the result set to the scholarly research content from participating publishers. It allows subscribers (or public users in some conditions) to access the content of 45 participating publishers and societies who collaborate to provide scholars with cross-publisher reference linking.)
GPO Monthly Catalog GPO is a current bibliography of public documents issued by all branches of the U.S. government. GPO is updated monthly.
GreenFILE  
(Note: GreenFILE is delivered via the EBSCOhost platform as a free resource to anyone who is interested in the relationship between human beings and the environment with topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.)
GreenFILE (Free access)  
GreenFILE is a freely accessible research database via the EBSCOhost platform focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. It draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Grolier Online (Service note)

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HEDBIB: International Bibliographic Database on Higher Education
HEDBIB, compiled and maintained by the International Association of Universities (IAU) since 1988, is a database on higher education systems with contributions from UNESCO Headquarters; the European Centre for Higher Education (CEPES); UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP); UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America (IESALC); the American Council on Education (ACE).  It brings together over 34,000 references on higher education from around the world.  It covers a unique international resource of references on analyses of trends, reforms, alternative scenarios, and strategies as well as assessment of impacts of various changes taking place in higher education, helping researchers track the classics as well as the newest research findings in this field. (Note: The International Association of Universities is pleased to offer Chulalongkorn University, an AIU Member institution, free access to abstracts on HEDBIB and other additional services since April 28, 2010.) 
HighWire Free Online Full-Text Articles  
HighWire Press at Stanford University provides free access to HighWire-based journals including MEDLINE with full-text links to publishers' over 300 full-text journals. A list of journals with free full-text articles online is available.
History Resource Center: World on Gale Databases 
(Note: Free full-text trial offer expired on August 31, 2008.) 
Humanities Full Text
Humanities International Complete 
Humanities International Complete (HIC), produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), provides full-text content for more than 938 journals, 390 books/monographs, and other published sources from around the world. This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases.  (Note: Free trial access to HIC expired on September 30, 2009.)

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ICON Global Intelligence  
(Note:  Free trial access expired on September 11, 2009.)
ICRG Online 
(The International Country Risk Guide) ICRG Online or the online version of the International Country Risk Guide, produced by the PRS Group, provide financial, political and economic risk ratings for 140 countries every month. It comprises 22 variables in three subcategories of risk: political, financial, and economic. A separate index is created for each of the subcategories. The Political Risk index is based on 100 points, Financial Risk on 50 points, and Economic Risk on 50 points. The total points from the three indices are divided by two to produce the weights for inclusion in the composite country risk score. The composite scores, ranging from zero to 100, are then broken into categories from Very Low Risk (80 to 100 points) to Very High Risk (zero to 49.5 points). Country analyses in ICRG include descriptive assessments and economic data. ICRG provides ratings for 140 countries on a monthly basis. Historical data back to January 1984 can be purchased. (Note: The trial period ended on November 11, 2006.)
IE Online 
 (Note: Please e-mail to ruangsri.j@car.chula.ac.th or call 0-2218-2930 about ID/Password setup and document delivery.)
IEEE Xplore (Service note
IEEE Xplore, known as the IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL), formerly the IEEE/IEE Electronic Library, provides documents online access to publications from IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and IET ( Britain's Institution of Engineering and Technology, formed by the Institution of Electrical Engineers - IEE, and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers - IIE). It provides access to Journals, transactions, and magazines published by the IEEE, dating from January 1988, with select content back to 1952 - Conference proceedings published by the IEEE, dating from January 1988, with select content back to 1953 - IEEE Standards, including superseded standards but not draft standards, dating from January 1988 - IEE journals, letters, magazines, and conference proceeding from 1988. This database contains more than a million articles in over 12,000 individual publications. IEEE adds about 25,000 new pages to the database per month. Coverage included is in the field of electronics, electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, information technology, telecommunications, wireless communications, applied physics, and other technical disciplines. Through the CrossRef Search feature, IEEE Xplore also provides access to documents published by other leading publishers. Through subscription, IEEE Members and institutions have access to more detailed Abstracts and full-text content in the IEEE Xplore database. Additionally, IEEE Xplore enables searching for titles in the IEEE Books collection and simplifies book purchase. All visitors can browse tables of contents and Abstracts in the IEEE Xplore database.
IFD Newsclip Online (See also IQNewsClip)
 (Note: The subscription to IFD Newsclip Online was canceled since May 1, 2009.)
Impact Factor - Select ISI Journal Citation Reports (Service note)
Index Chemicus (Service note)
Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text 
Influenza Evidence-based Information    
Influenza Evidence-based Information, compiled by the EBSCO Publishing Medical and Nursing editors of DynaMed, Nursing Reference Center (NRC), and Patient Education Reference Center (PERC), is a key influenza information from these resources freely available to health care providers worldwide.  This site includes more than 50 evidence-based topics including patient education information in 17 languages.  The information provided For Clinicians (from DynaMed) and For Nurses (from NRC) consolidates the evidence from hundreds of medical and nursing journals and systematic evidence review databases. Each publication is reviewed cover-to-cover, and each article is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity.  The new evidence is then integrated with existing content, and conclusions are changed as appropriate representing a synthesis of the available evidence and ensuring that health care providers stay current with recommendations for monitoring, diagnosing, and treating patients with flu-like illnesses.  The For Patients section (from PERC) provides non-medical professionals with current, easy to understand articles about Pandemic H1N1 and Seasonal Flu.  The information may also be used by physicians and nurses as patient handouts.
Informaworld (see also Taylor & Francis Online Journals
Informaworld, launched in 2006 by Informa plc, is a cross-searchable platform that provides a one-stop site hosting over 1,000 journals, 13,000 eBooks, 20 reference works, and 4 abstract databases from Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Psychology Press, and Informa Healthcare imprints. A subscription is required to use the global academic & scientific publications and services. Informaworld via the CU Reference Databases provides full-text access to peer-reviewed research journals covering multiple subject areas from Taylor & Francis. Subjects covered include: Agriculture, Geography & Environmental Sciences - The Arts - Behavioral Sciences - Bioscience - Computing & Information Technology - Development Studies, Environment, Social Work, Urban Studies - Earth Sciences - Economics, Finance, Business & Industry - Education - Engineering - Food Science & Technology - Geography - Humanities - Information Science - Interdisciplinary Studies - Language & Literature - Law - Mathematics - Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health - Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts - Physical Sciences - Reference & Information Science - Social Sciences - Social Work - and Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism. Useful features are search facilities, alerting services, and registration - to access all the personalised features of the site.
Infotrieve (Service note
Infotrieve is one of the world’s largest Free-To-Search database of 20 million citations and 10 million abstracts from over 30,000 journals.
IngentaConnect (Service note
IngentaConnect provides free access to article summaries from over 20,000 publications linked to the full text of over 4,500 titles set by 140 publisher partners.
Inspec   
Inspec, created by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), is the leading bibliographic database providing abstracts and indexing to the world's scientific and technical papers in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computing, information technology, manufacturing, production, and mechanical engineering.  In addition to the core subject areas, Inspec also provides significant coverage in related disciplines such as materials science, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and many more.  Containing nearly ten million records, Inspec provides coverage from over 3,800 journals, 3,000 conference proceedings as well as numerous books, dissertations, patents and reports.  (Note: Free trial access to Inspec expired on September 30, 2009.) 
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text 
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text, or the online version of the print IBTD, indexes journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries. It is a multicultural and inter-disciplinary research tool for university theatre and language departments in drama, dance, media, mime, mixed entertainment, storytelling, music-drama, and puppetry. IBTD with Full Text provides more than 100 full-text journals on all aspects of theater and performance, plus over 100 full-text books and monographs such as Learning Through Theatre, Opera, Shakespeare, Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre, World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre, and many more. IBTD was initiated by the American Society for Theatre Research and continued by the Theatre Research Data Center (TRDC) at Brooklyn College. (Note: The trial period ended on February 28, 2007.)
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts 
Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts (IPCA), formerly Microcomputer Abstracts, contains informative abstracts of personal computing products and developments in business, education, libraries, information science and technology, the Internet, and the home. Abstracts summarize feature articles, news, columns, product announcements, buyer and vendor guides, program listings, and reviews of software, hardware, and books. IPCA covers nearly 190 popular magazines and professional journals from 1989 to the present, including those that focus on specific topics such as electronic commerce, publishing, and programming. Direct linking to full text articles indexed in IPCA will be available. [IPCA Journal Titles]
IoP Electronic Journals 
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper that is a source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. The full text of the current issue is available online every Monday morning. The Chronicle's Web site also features career-building tools such as an online CV's, salary databases, and more. The Archive contains more than eleven years of articles and information from past issues. A subscription to The Chronicle includes access to all of this Web site and to Academe Today, a daily e-mail newsletter. (Note: Full-text access trial ended on July 31, 2006. However, full online access to many IoP journals has been extended until September 28, 2006. Second trial to 60 IOP-hosted journals was offered between Sep, 1- Dec, 31 2011)
IQNewsClip (See also Off-campus access)  
(Note: The first trial with limited logins ended on July 31, 2007. The second free trial offer expired on April 30, 2009. The Center of Academic Resources (CAR) has a new subsciption to this database with 10 concurrent users starting from May 2009. Both automatioc login via IPs-controlled access and off-campus login are provided.  Chula people who are interested to be off-campus users, please contact the CU Ref Help Desk at ruangsri.j@car.chula.ac.th.)
IR-Web; Information Resources on Web (Full-text Dissertations), (See also ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - A&I)
ISI Emerging Markets (TM) 
(Note: The trial period ended on November 17, 2001.)
ISI HighlyCited.com (Service note)
ISI Journal Citation Reports (Service note)
ISI Web of Knowledge (Service note : New Enhancements)
ISI Web of Science + EndNote X4 for Windows and for Mac OS Installation (Service note)

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J-Gate; The e-Journal Gateway  
J-Gate, launched in 2001 by Informatics India Limited, is an electronic gateway/portal to global e-only-journal literature excluding journals that are not available online. It provides IP-authenticated access to millions of journal articles available online offered by 2,625 Publishers. It presently has a massive database of journal literature, indexed from 16,490 subscribed e-journals plus 4,385 free open-access journals with links to full text (both open-access and subscription) at publisher sites. The subject coverage consists of 7 groups. They are J-Gate Agricultural & Biological Sciences, J-Gate Arts & Humanities, J-Gate Basic Sciences, J-Gate Biomedical Sciences, J-Gate Engineering & Technology (JET), J-Gate Library & Information Sciences, and J-Gate Social & Management Sciences. Other features available are Union List for resource sharing, and e-mail request for article photocopies. (Note: Free trial period access to J-Gate with CHE's ThaiLIS support ended on March 17, 2007. The second free trial offer covered 12 months starting from June 2008 until May 2009.)
Journal Citation Reports  see  ISI Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters)
Journals of the Week 
 (Note: Free full-text access to the current and past volumes of Emerald's 2 different electronic journals every week.)
JSTOR (Service note
JSTOR, originally funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is a digital archive of core journals in the humanites, social sciences, and sciences. It provides full-text searches of digitized (scanned) back issues of several hundred well known journals, some dating back more than two hundred years. JSTOR does not have the most recent volumes of the journals in order to protect the publishers current revenues. Each journal has a "moving wall" of 3-5 years after which the current issues are added to JSTOR. Chulalongkorn University currently participates in the following JSTOR Collections - Arts & Sciences Complement, Arts & Sciences I Collection, Arts & Sciences II Collection, Arts & Sciences III Collection, Arts & Sciences IV Collection, Biological Sciences Collection, and General Science Collection. (Note: Participants in the Arts & Sciences I, II, III, and IV collections receive all the titles in the Business, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics, and Music collections. Participants who have all five Arts & Sciences collections, the General Science collection, and the Biological Sciences Collection have access to the entire JSTOR archive.)

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K-Econ Analysis or "เศรษฐวิเคราะห์" (Service note)
Kluwer Online eBooks (Select SpringerLink eBooks : Full-text Titles)


KM Lawdatabase ระบบจัดการความรู้กฎหมาย 
(Note: Free full-text trial expired on 25 July 2010. It was extended until on 13 August 2010.)
Knovel + Knovel Library (Service note
Knovel, a collection of over 800 online full -content books, covers a range of subjects in science, technology, and engineering. Many Knovel books are enhanced with interactive graphs, tables and spreadsheets. To try Knovel's free reference package at K-Essentials, please register for a free account. (Note: The trial access period ended on July 31, 2004, and two-week free access was offered from December 2004 until December 2006.)

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Lecture Notes in Computer Science 
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (ISSN 0302-9743), in short LNCS, is the LNCS series with subseries of Artificial Intelligence from Springer Verlag, one of the world's leading scientific publishing houses. LNCS reports new developments in computer science research and teaching from the first volume in 1973 to current volumes. Furthermore, LNCS includes more than 100 online volumes called LNCS Online through the LINK service of nearly 500 journals, more than 10 book series and over 5 expert systems provided by the Springer Group of Companies. LNCS Online via LINK allows free access to tables of contents and abstracts available in 11 topics. They are Chemical Sciences; Computer Science; Economics; Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Geosciences; Law; Life Sciences; Mathematics; Medicine; and Physics & Astronomy. Print subscribers can register to get full access to full-text papers and complete graphics in PDF documents with items searched are highlighted in HTML.
Lexis.com (Subscription exclusion materials - Service note
The lexis.com Research System is online access on the Web designed for legal professionals and law school students, and launched by LEXIS-NEXIS, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. Included is a variety of legal documents and other secondary resources for area of law research. Key sources are Combined of Federal & State Case Law; Federal Legal; States Legal; Area of Law - By Topic; Legislation & Politics; Secondary Legal; Legal (excluding U.S.); News; Company & Financial, Market & Industry; People, Business & Asset Locators; Public Records; Country & Region (excluding U.S.); Reference; and LEXIS-NEXIS Information & Training. (Note: This subscription was cancelled by the Commission on Higher Education or ʡ�. - สำนักงานคณะกรรมการการอุดมศึกษา in October 2008.)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts 
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA - formerly: Information Science & Technology Abstracts or ISTA) is delivered via the EBSCOhost platform as a free resource to anyone interested in libraries and information management. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. With coverage dating back to 1966, LISTA indexes A&I content from over 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (Free access)  
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) is available free to the current customers who subscribe to other EBSCOhost databases. LISTA with full-text articles indexes more than 690 periodicals, plus books, research reports, and proceedings. 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.
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text 
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, offers full-text coverage for almost 100 selected journals from 1994 with indexing of nearly 300 journals (in English and other languages) mostly begins in 1984, including more than 8,000 books a year. Individual book chapters are also indexed. It includes conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets. Subjects covered range from automation, cataloging & classification, circulation, preservation of materials, rare books, children's literature, electronic searching, information brokers, Web sites, publishing, public relations, personnel administration, library equipment & supplies, Internet software, copyright legislation, censorship, education for librarianship, library associations & conferences, and more. [Journals List]
Life Sciences Book Series (Listing)
Life Sciences Book Series is a full-text collection of reviews and essays on current research in a particular field or a comprehensive of Elsevier Book Series on ScienceDirect. Subject areas covered in the package are Agronomy, Applied Microbiology, Biochemistry, Botanical Research, Brain Research, Cancer Research, Cell Aging and Gerontology, Clinical Chemistry, Cytology, Developmental Biology, Ecological Research, Fish Physiology, Food and Nutrition Research, Genetics, Immunology, Insect Physiology, Laboratory Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medicinal Chemistry, Medical Virology, Microbiology, Marine Biology, Microbial Physiology, Molecular and Cell Biology, Membranes, Neurobiology, Nucleic Acid Research and Molecular Biology, Organ Biology, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Protein Chemistry, Space Biology and Medicine, Vitamins & Hormones, and Virus Research, (Note: Free trial access to 36 titles in Life Sciences expired on April 21, 2008. The Life Sciences Book Series Package is now CAR's subscription to 36 titles published in 2001-2007.)
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing & Health Professions Premier Collection + LWW@OVID Journals (Note: Free trial access to the full-text journals and books available on "LWW Nursing Content" ended on May 31, 2007. The Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Medicine has subscibed to LWW@OVID Journals or Chulalongkorn University Journal@Ovid with limited users.)

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MAS Ultra - School Edition
Materials Science (ScienceDirect Purchased Books)
Matichon e-Library 
(Note: The trial period ended on Febraruary 28, 2005.)
MD Consult (Service note
MD-Consult (MDC), a service of Elsevier, is a multi-source electronic information solution for students, teachers, practitioners, physicians, and other health care professionals in the Health Sciences. MD Consult Core Collection, launched in 1997, includes over 50 renowned medical reference books from leading medical publishers, as well as articles from more than 70 clinical journals, over 600 peer-reviewed clinical practice guidelines from more than 50 medical societies and government agencies, comprehensive drug information, over 9,500 patient education handouts, daily personalized clinical updates, and online Continuing Medical Education (CME). This database also provides access to MEDLINE. (Note: The Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Medicine has subscibed to MDC with unlimited access since July 2006.)
MEDLINE (WebSPIRS - OCLC version
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. With monthly updates, MEDLINE on SilverPlatter offers more than 11 million records with abstracts from over 37,000 international biomedical journals available since 1966. Direct access to the full text of electronic articles via local holdings or directly from document delivery suppliers are also provided through SilverLinker services.
MEDLINE with Full Text
 (Note: The third trial offer expired in late June 2008. Please note the second free access expired March 11, 2007, and the first free trial expired December 31, 2006.)
MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series 
(Note: This free trial access was requested by the Faculty of Medicine Library and it expired on June 30, 2008.)
Morgan & Claypool Publishers eBooks (Service note)
(Note: Free trial access to 101 eBooks (no Print function available) for this collection will expire on January 1, 2009.)
Morgan & Claypool Publishers Synthesis Series (Service note
Morgan & Claypool Publishers Synthesis Series, or "Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science", is an e-books collection launched in October 2005. The library and its lectures are organized by series. The series editor guides lecture topic and author selection as well as peer review. Subjects include: Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Electrical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering Engineers, Technology, and Society - Communication Networks Environmental Science and Engineering - Communications Image, Video, and Multimedia Processing - Computational Electromagnetics Information Security, Privacy, and Trust - Computer Architecture Mobile and Pervasive Computing - Computer Graphics and Animation RF/Microwaves - Computer Science Signal Processing - Control, Robotics and Automation Solid State Materials and Devices - Digital Circuits and Systems Speech and Audio Processing. Sythesis titles can be saved, printed, and emailed. (Note: Trial access to Morgan & Claypool's all synthesis series ended on July 31, 2007.)
Mosby's Nursing Consult
Mosby's Nursing Consult, a service of Elsevier, is an electronic resource that helps to find clinical questions and plan patient care. It provides access to nearly 30 nursing reference books, more than 20 professional nursing journals and clinics in PDF dating back to 2001, patient education monographs, the latest drug information, care planning tools, evidence-based content, current news, and more. (Note: Elsevier provided free access to Mosby's Nursing Consult on trial until August 31, 2006.) 
MuseGlobal  
 (Note: MuseGlobal is Book Promotion & Service's product for providing search services to users allowing them to search across multiple ThaiLIS Databases simultaneously.  The free trial offer for ThaiLIS members including Chulalongkorn University expired on 15 May 2010.  The second trial period has been extended until 15 August 2553.)

My EBSCOhost (EBSCOhost Web - Select Advanced Search and sign in to My EBSCOhost
My EBSCOhost is a personal folder in which you, authenticated EBSCOhost users, can save Result List items, persistent links to searches, saved searches, search alerts, journal alerts and Web pages. All of these items can be saved in your personal folder and organized for ease of viewing, adding to/deleting from or editing any of the folder’s items for 1 year.and in the subsequent years. After you sign in, the EBSCOhost logo displays a “MYbanner on the corner to signify that you have logged in to your own personal folder. You will also be able to save your folder contents from session to session.
MyiLibrary 
(Note: Free trial offer expired on December 23, 2009.)
MyiLibrary - Medicine eBooks  
MyiLibrary has over 175,000 online eBook and eContent resource titles covering all major academic disciplines serviced by Ingram Digital's aggregation platform which offers the ability to acquire and access digital content on an individual title, publisher-specific or subject collection basis.  It works with the world’s leading commercial publishers including McGraw Hill, John Wiley, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Springer and Elsevier, as well as exclusive access to intergovernmental publications from groups such as The International Atomic Energy Agency, the International Labour Organization and the World Health Organization. (Note:  The Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Medicine has subscibed to 71 eBooks of Medicine plus one tilte in Education "Qualitative Educational Research in Action: Doing and Reflecting (2003)" with one single user since late 2008.)

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Nature Journals Online (Service note)
Nature.com (Free access to abstracts only after the trial expiration) 
(Note: Free trial access to Nature, Nature Research Journals, and Nature Reviews ended on May 31, 2003. The second free access to Nature.com and Kidney International was on trial until January 3, 2007.)
NTIS 
NTIS (National Technical Information Service) is the preeminent resource for accessing the most recent research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments.  Informational records include data regarding research and development, computer software, agriculture, biotechnology, business, communication, energy, engineering, the environment, health and safety, medicine, space technology, and transportation.  Coverage for NTIS dates back to 1900 and contains over 2 million descriptive summaries regarding papers and titles NTIS has received from the government since 1964.  Over 60,000 records are added annually.  (Note: Free trial access to NTIS will expire on September 30, 2009.)
NetLibrary (Service note) + eAudiobooks  (Listing
(Note: 5 from 30 titles of eAudiobooks not allow Asain Countries to access)
NEWSCENTER (InfoQuest - Service note : Account Group 2
NEWSCENTER is a Thai database supplied by Newsstand Limited with 2 subscription packages: basic and premium options. The basic package or general NEWSCENTER is news and articles on finance, investment, economics, and related topics. It covers nearly 20 local newspapers and magazines in Thai and English with real-time updates. Included are other supplementary sources and categories from government agencies, commercial banks, and more. Research reports, press releases, as well as law and regulations are also available. The complete NEWSCENTER or the premium package is the basic package with comprehensive information from international and local news agencies.
Nexis.com (Subscription exclusion materials - Service note
(Note: This subscription was cancelled by the Commission on Higher Education or สกอ.สำนักงานคณะกรรมการการอุดมศึกษา in October 2008.)
Nursing and Allied Health Collection + Nursing Resource Center on Gale Databases 
(Gale Cengage Learning) (Note: Free full-text trial offer expired on August 31, 2008.)
Nursing and Health Professions (Service note)
Nursing Reference Center
 (Note: Free trial access to non-journal content for nurses expired in July 2008.)

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Online Dictionary Query 
Online Dictionary Query, formerly Online Electronic Dictionary, contains 7 dictionary titles selected by the CAR. It is based on a dictionary network protocol, or a search engine to search many free dictionaries, created by the DICT Development Group at DICT.org. The old home page of Online Dictionary Database Query includes around 40 titles, They are, for example, Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, V.E.R.A, Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary, WordNet:, Jargon File, The Devil's Dictionary (1911), Elements database, U.S. Gazetteer (1990), Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), CIA World Factbook, Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary, Moby Thesaurus, and the freedict bilingual dictionaries.
Oxford Journals Online 
Oxford Journals Online, run by Oxford University Press (OUP, covers Life Sciences, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Law, and include some of the most authoritative journals in their fields. From January 2006, online content for most journals will be available from Volume 1, Issue 1. Pre-1996 content will be available via the Online Archives. Online content from 1996 onwards will be available with current subscriptions. There is a range of Oxford Journal material that users can access online for free. Most of our journals publish abstracts summarizing each article - these abstracts are freely available. A number of back issues of certain journals are made available after a few months, and there is a large selection of papers available through open access. (Note: Chula users can use 67 journals in medicine subscribed by the Faculty of Medicine. In addtion, the Center of Academic Resources (CAR: ศูนย์วิทยทรัพยากร หรือ สถาบันวิทยบริการ เดิม) has a new subsciption to this database with unlimited access to 241 journals since 2010.)

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PapersFirst
PapersFirst contains citations to papers presented at worldwide meetings, conferences, symposia, etc. in all subject areas. PapersFirst has information from October 1993 to the present and is updated monthly.
Passport GMID
(Note: Free trial access to Euromonitor International's Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database) will expire on December 11, 2008. Please note that the trial version does not allow Chula users to save/print/export any data. The Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy and the Center of Academic Resources (CAR) have a new cosubsciption to this database with unlimited access starting from January 2009.)
Patent Abstracts of Japan or PAL 
Patent Abstracts of Japan or PAJ, produced by the Japan Patent Office (JPO), are English abstracts and include the bibliographic information, abstract and a representative drawing (where available) of Japanese unexamined patent publications (Kokai Tokkyo Koho) in all technologies, from 1976 to date. Since the beginning of 1998, patent publications with non-Japanese priority have also been covered on the PAJ CD-ROM. (Note: The NCIPI, an Independent Administrative Institution, manages the Industrial Property Digital Library or IPDL via Internet, which supplies industrial property information for free of charge. Through the IPDL, 54 million gazettes and relevant information of patents, utility models, designs and trademarks during and after Meiji Era (1868-1912) are available and retrievable by the search system.)
Patent Databases see Patents Resources
Patent Full-Text and Full-Page Image Databases (Service note
(Note: Patents for which full-text is available are indicated by the T icon.)
Personalized Medicine 
 (Note: Trial access to Personalized Medicine with full-text articles ended on January 17, 2008. The publisher still offers free full-text access to vol.1, no.1, 2004. The second trial expired on February 8, 2009.)
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science (ScienceDirect Purchased Books)
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science + Side Effects of Drugs Annual (Service note
The Philosopher's Index   
The Philosopher's Index, produced by the Philosophers Information Center, contains research published since
1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.  The database
covers the fifteen fields of philosophy: Aesthetics; Axiology; Epistemology; Ethics; Logic; Metaphilosophy; Metaphysics; Philosophical Anthropology; Philosophy of Education; Philosophy of History; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Political Philosophy; and Social Philosophy.  It features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies andbook reviews. The Philosopher's Index is considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject. (Note:  Free trial access expired on December 31, 2009.)
Physics and Astronomy (ScienceDirect Purchased Books  
Points of View  Reference Center 
Points of View Reference Center (PVRC) covers full-text series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.  PVRC provides 255 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument),counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA, immigration, Iraq, nuclear proliferation, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.  The database includes 1,143 main essays, leading political magazines, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.  It also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers.  Additionally, this database contains the Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century, providing students with a searchable collection of some of the most important social, political, and cultural moments of the 20th century.  (Note: Free trial access to PVRC expired on September 30, 2009.)
Political Science Complete
Political Science Complete (PSC) on EBSCOhost covers a wide range of topics such as law and legislation, comparative politics, political theory, international relations, humanitarian issues and non-governmental organizations.  The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,900 titles and full text for more than 500 publications, and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 800 journals including top-ranked scholarly journals, recent reference works, and professional conference papers.  It also features more than 170 full-text reference books/monographs, and over 27,000 full text conference series.   PSC includes a subject-specific thesaurus with 10,453 terms--including 4,041 preferred and 6,352 non-preferred terms--to guide users in subject searching.  (Note: Free trial access to PSC expired on September 30, 2009. The Faculty of Political Science and Center of Academic Resources(CAR) have a mutual subsciption to this database with unlimited access starting from May 2010.)
Pre-CINAHL
Pre-CINAHL, a companion database to CINAHL on EBSCOhost, is intended to provide current awareness of new journal articles, and includes a rotating file of limited bibliographic information (no abstracts and subject headings), which are available to searchers only for the time when these articles are being assigned additional indexing. This enables users to gain access to article citations that otherwise would not be available. Once the bibliographic records are complete, they are added to the CINAHL database and removed from Pre-CINAHL. (Note: The trial period ended on December 31, 2006.)
Professional Development Collection 
Professional Development Collection, available only via EBSCOHost, provides a full-text collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Coverage includes all topics related to education, pedagogy and educational theory, including children's health and development. In addition to full-text articles, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 700 journals. The majority of full-text titles included in the database are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full-text information dates as far back as 1965. (Note: The trial period ended in mid-April 2006.)
ProceedingsFirst 
Proceedings contains citations of publications from worldwide meetings, conferences, symposia, etc. in all subject areas. Proceedings has information from October 1993 to the present and is updated monthly.
Project MUSE
Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, the Johns Hopkins University Press and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University, to digitize scholarly journals, most of which have been published in paper form for many years. Presently, there are four electronic-only journals in the database: Advertising and Society Review, Postmodern Culture, Theory & Event, and Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History. It offers over 300 peer-reviewed journals from 60 scholarly publishers in humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Disciplines covered include literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. (Note: JSTOR and Project MUSE have almost 60 titles in common, but only about 25 titles are available for the JSTOR search feature.)
ProQuest Databases (Service note)
ProQuest 5000 Special Collection 
(Note: Free access to 10 databases expired on November 21, 2008. The trial databases are ProQuest Agriculture Journals, ProQuest Arts Module, ProQuest Asian Business and Reference, ProQuest Biology Journals, ProQuest Computing, ProQuest Education Journals, ProQuest Humanities Module, ProQuest Science Journals, ProQuest Social Science Journals, and ProQuest Telecommunications.)
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - A&I 
(Listings of ABI/INFORM and Nursing & Allied Health Source - Service note), (See also Dissertation Express and CHE PDF Dissertation Full Text) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - A&I (PQDT), has been installed on the ProQuest platform since December 21, 2004 as the new name of ProQuest Digital Dissertations (PQDD). It is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 60,000 new citations are added to the database every year. More than 2.3 million master's and doctoral theses and dissertations completed at universities around the world are included in the database. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Where available, PQDT provides free 24-Page Previews of dissertations and theses. Online subscriptions allow unlimited searching for a set fee, and depending on an institution's subscription type, access to the full text of dissertations and theses in PDF format. In addition, over 750,000 titles are available for download in PDF format (Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be Native PDF, some PDF Image). More than 1.9 million titles are available for purchase in microform, paper or electronic formats.  (Note: Free trial access to full text on ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - A&I date back to 1997 offer to Chulalongkorn University until December 31, 2010. Chulalongkorn University has subscribed to full text since January 1, 2011.)
ProQuest Health and Medical Complete (Service note)  
ProQuest Health and Medical Complete, updated daily, provides full-text journal articles and citations in clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others. The database combines the clinical research titles available in ProQuest Medical Library with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. It covers over 1,470 publications with more than 1,200 available in full text and of these, over 970 include MEDLINE indexing. In addition, the database includes all charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to medical research. Please note that some titles may not have the latest issues available in full text and some may have gaps in their full text coverage. (Note: Free access trial expired on December 15, 2007. The Center of Academic Resources or CAR has an upgrade subsciption to this database with unlimited access starting from June 2008.)
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source (Dissertation Listing - Service note
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source on ProQuest covers journals, magazines, dissertations and theses in over 70 wide-ranging topics including: cytology, nursing, nutrition, oncology, pediatric care, pharmacology, public health, and radiology. This database provides abstracting and indexing for more than 650 journal titles, with over 660 journal titles in full text. Years of coverage are 1986 - present. (Note: The Red Cross College of Nursing has subscibed to 'ProQuest Nursing' with unlimited access on the CUNet since June 2007.)
 PsycARTICLES 
PsycARTICLES, a database of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly articles published by the American Psychological Association (APA), the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group, is available on ScienceDirect. This Psychology collection enables subscribers to access 60 journals from PsycARTICLES alongside more than 100 full-text journals from Elsevier. Coverage is from 1988 to the present.
PsycFIRST 
PsycFIRST on FirstSearch, updated weekly, is an electronic bibliographic database containing the current year and the previous three years of records appearing in the PsycINFO database, produced and copyrighted by the American Psychological Association. PsycFIRST indexes and abstracts journal articles, technical reports, monographic series, dissertations, and other materials on psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines. It covers more than 1,760 journals from nearly 50 countries published globally in over 25 languages.
Psychology (ScienceDirect Purchased Books)
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - Select the Medical Package (EBSCOhost) 
The Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, updated daily via EBSCOhost, provides nearly 580 full-text publications, including 550 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection. Nearly all full-text titles included in the collection are indexed in PsycINFO. Full-text information in the collection dates as far back as 1965. This database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. (Note: The trial access to this database is free during the preview period starting from June 26 through December 9, 2003. EBSCOhost provided again free access trial from July 12 until December 31, 2006.)
Public Administration Abstracts
Public Administration Abstracts (based on SAGE Public Administration Abstracts or SPA - print index : 1991 - present) is now owned by EBSCO Publishing and available electronically via EBSCOhost. The database is updated quarterly and provides cross-indexed abstracts covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration research, public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Major areas of coverage include: administration and politics, administration and the law, economic policy and development, social relations, local government, immigration, world economy and international trade, public health and health care, labour relations, taxation and fiscal policy and banking, credit and monetary policy. Entries are drawn from books, articles, pamphlets, government publications, significant speeches, legislative research studies and other fugitive material. (Note: Complimentary access to the online version will end on December 31, 2007.)
PubMed 
(Note: Free access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations available since 1960, and additional life science databases, with links to many sites providing full-text articles and other related resources.)
PubMed Central 
(Note: Free online access to the full-text of life science research articles from appropriately 70 journals.)

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Google Maps + Google Earth (See also Google)

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Readers' Guide Abstracts
Readers' Guide Full Text
 Reaxys   
(Note:  The free trial period will expire on July 31, 2009.)
Referex Engineering (Service note)
Regional Bussiness Review
Risk Management Reference Center  
The Risk Management Reference Center (RMRC) on EBSCOhost covers the essentials of risk management, including risk analysis, modeling, insurance, and other risk mitigation techniques. It also includes articles about risk management activities from a wide range of industries, providing powerful insights into best practices across the discipline.  The database offers instant access to hundreds of thousands of full-text records, including complete coverage for more than 240 titles. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and news wires that pertain to all types of risk (including credit, liquidity, operational, event, and market risk).  Departmental subject matter experts can use RMRC's full-text content to create training guides for staff at all levels.  (Note: Free trial access to RMRC will expire on September 30, 2009.)

RSC eBooks (Royal Society of Chemistry: Listing of eBooks) 

(Note: Free full-text trial of  RSC eBooks published in chemical science an related areas since 1968 expired on 9 July 2010.)

RSC Journals  (Royal Society of Chemistry: Article Finder + RSC Journals Archive) 

(Note: Free full-text trial of  RSC current Journals and Archive published since 1841 will expire on 10 September 2010.)

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SAGE eReference 
Sage eReference is an online collection of encycolpedias & handbooks with full-text articles from around 60 scholarly reference resources, covering subjects like evaluation, politics, sociology, research methods, psychology, and much more. See complete title list with recent award-winners, and visit the SAGE eReference Interactive Tour. (Note: Free trial offer done by SAGE Publications and CHE or สกอ. to ThaiLIS members ended on August 31, 2007. The second free trial is offered to Chulalongkorn University by Blackwell Digital Reference and it expired on November 7, 2008.)
SAGE Journals Online 
SAGE Journals Online, updated weekly, provides access to over 485 journals published by Sage Publications. It is the delivery platform that provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals. The full text is generally available for Chula users from 1999. The complete collection coverage is 1879 to current in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology & Medicine (STM). The titles include leading international peer-reviewed journals, and comprises more than 100,000 full-text articles. (Note: Free trial offer done by SAGE Publications and CHE or ʡ�. to ThaiLIS members ended on August 31, 2007. The Center of Academic Resources or CAR has this database subsciption with unlimited access starting from June 2008. Free beta trial access to a powerful research methods tool. The SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) contains 504 book titles, including the entire QASS (aka Little Green Book) series, 6 dictionaries, 4 encyclopedias and a Major Work containing journal articles.  The trial period will expire on December 31, 2010.)
Science Citation Index Expanded (Service note
The Science Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the sciences. It indexes 5,300 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines, covering approximately 2,000 more journals than its SCI print and CD-ROM counterparts, with all cited references captured.
ScienceDirect (Service note : Full-text Journals/Book Series + Purchased Books)
ScienceDirect Online, in short SDOL, is the world's largest subscription-based collection of scientific, technical, medical and social science research journals on the Internet launched by Elsevier Science since 1997. SDOL contains not only Elsvier Science journals but also full-text journals from other participating publishers. New titles are added on a regular basis. In addition, SDOL offers access to other scientific information Web sites including bibliographic databases and an integrated document delivery module as well. Subscribers can obtain online access to the content of more than 1,200 titles with over 1 million articles from 1995 forward. Abstracts and full-text articles are in PDF and searchable HTML. (Note: Free trial online access to the full text of 105 print subscribed journals in the Chulalongkorn University libraries ended on April 12, 2001. Open access to the National Kidney Foundation journals on ScienceDirect will expire on September 1, 2008. The 3 full-text journals are Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, and Journal of Renal Nutrition.)
ScienceDirect Book Series (Listing), (See also Elsevier Book Series
(Note: Special free trial offer expired on December 25, 2007.)
ScienceDirect Purchased Books (Subscribed Journals and Book Series)
ScienceDirect eBooks (Service note
(Note: Free trial access to ScienceDirect eBooks expired on November 30, 2007. Another one-month trial offer to Chulalongkorn University expired on December 31, 2010. Chulalongkorn University has subscribed to ebooks published in 2007-2010 since  January, 1 2011.)
Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase 
The Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase on EBSCOhost, powered by Nucleus Medical Art, contains over 10,000 items, including full-color medical illustrations, medical animations, and interactive multimedia. All new content is initially created by experienced, highly educated medical illustrators/animators receiving graduate or undergraduate degrees from one of the following schools: The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Medical College of Georgia, The Rochester Institute of Technology, The University of Toronto, or The University of Texas Memorial Research Center. Each institution provides a rigorous core curriculum of anatomy, physiology, histology, embryology, and other life science courses combined with art and visual communications instruction. All new content is peer-reviewed by the Nucleus Internal Review Committee, comprised of the most experienced medical illustrators/animators. (Note: The first free trial expired on March 11, 2007. The second trial offer expired on June 30, 2008.) 
SciFinder (Service notenew
Scirus.com (Service note
Scirus is a free science-focused search engine developed by Elsevier in 2001 for scientists, researchers, and students worldwide. It enables anyone searching for Elsevier’s online journals in ScienceDirect along with selected, science-oriented Web pages. In Scirus, the Elsevier journals are one of the major collections. Other scholarly resources include BioMed Central, PubMed, Crystallography Journals Online, Project Euclid, Scitation, and the Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics. Web-accessible preprints are available from arXiv, CogPrints, and NASA.databases. Searching both the full text and metadata of over 200 million scientifically relevant pages, Scirus offers users unique search functionalities such as the ability to search on bibliographical information and specific content types. (Note: Scirus won several Search Engine Watch Awards, including the Search Engine Watch award for Best Specialty Search Engine and the WebAward for Best Search Engine or Directory.) 
Scitopia.org
Scitopia.org, launched in June 2007, is a free federated vertical search portal for content published by more than 20 sci-tech societies, including recently published articles as well as digitized content that goes back as far as 1665. It can search over 3.5 million documents, plus patents and government data, spanning 350 years of science and technology and focusing on the most cited in scholarly work in geophysics, mathematics, acoustics, aeronautics, astronautics, and engineering for peer-reviewed journal articles and technical conference papers. (Note: Subscribers to the partner society libraries and members of partner societies will be able to view the full text included in their subscriptions or memberships. Other users may access full text through a pay-per-view option.)
Scopus (Service note
Scopus from Elesier contains 29 million abstracts with full-text citations go back to 1966 and 265 million references go back to 1996. The database proivdes over 15,000 peer-reviewed titles from more than 4,000 publishers. They are over 12,850 academic journals, 500 Open Access journals, 700 conference proceedings, 600 trade publications, and 125 Book Series. It also covers 265 million quality web sources and 18 million patent records from 4 patent offices searched via Scirus. In addition to American journals, it includes European and Asia Pacific literature in both English and non-English. Multidisciplinary coverage of scientific, technical, medical (STM) and social sciences literature include 1. Life Sciences in Agricultural and Biological Sciences; Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology; Immunology and Microbiology; Neuroscience; Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics; and Multidisciplinary 2. Health Sciences including Medline in Medicine; Nursing; Veterinary; Dentistry; Health Professions; and Multidisciplinary 3. Physical Sciences in Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Planetary Sciences; Energy; Engineering; Environmental Science; Materials Science; Mathematics; Physics and Astronomy; and Multidisciplinary 4. Social Sciences in Arts and Humanities; Business, Management and Accounting; Decision Sciences; Economics, Econometrics and Finance; Psychology; Social Sciences; and Multidisciplinary. Many of the features and functions available in Scopus are based on the user's personal preferences and, therefore, require a one-time registration by clicking on the “Register” link on the top right hand corner of any page. (Note: The 30-month free trial access to Scopus started in June 2004, and ended in December 2006. The Scopus database is now CAR's new subsciption starting from January 2007.)
SIAM Reference Collection (iGroup - Service note
SIAM Reference Collection is an online collection of over 320 electronic books published by the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) in the areas of applied mathematics and computational science. In case of Chulalongkorn University, not all SIAM eBbooks are accessible as this one-year compliment, offered by the iGroup, covers around 250 titles with various publication years: 1971-2008. (Note: This complimentary subscription expired on December 31, 2008.)
Side Effects of Drugs Annual  
The Side Effects of Drugs Annual or SEDA (printed ISSN: 0378-6080) was first published in 1977. It has been continually published by Elsevier Science since then, as a yearly update to the standard encyclopaedia Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs. Each new Annual provides a reliable and critical yearly survey of new data and trends in the area of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions. An international team of specialists has contributed to the Annuals by selecting from each year's writing all that is new and informative, by critically interpreting it, and by pointing to whatever is misleading. The use of the book is enhanced by separate indexes, allowing the reader to enter the text via the drug name, adverse effect, or drug interaction. Special features of the Annuals are: the Side Effects of Drugs Essay, usually written by a guest author, and the special reviews: short articles within the different chapters, that give extra attention to topics of current interest for clinicians, pharmacists, prescribers, and medical investigators. (Note: Free trial access to this book series with full-text articles of volume 23-27, 2000-2007available on ScienceDirect ended on April 21, 2008. Side Effects of Drugs Annual is CAR's subscription.)
SIRS Researcher
Social Sciences (Service note)
Social Sciences Citation Index (Service note
Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It indexes 1,700 journals spanning 50 disciplines, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.
Social Sciences Full Text
SocINDEX Full Text (SIFT) offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.  The database provides informative abstracts for more than 1,130 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 430 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,800 "selective" coverage journals.  It contains full text for 708 journals dating back to 1908, and it also includes full text for more than 780 books/monographs, and full text for 9,333 conference papers.  In addition, SIFT features over 25,000 Author Profiles covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database.  (Note: Free trial access to SIFT will expire on September 30, 2009.)
SpringerLink + SpringerImages (including eJournals and eBooks of ThiaLIS + Listing of CU's Online Journal Archives Listing
The redesigned SpringerLink via Springer Verlag is an integrated platform of electronic journals and books plus other publications. The database includes over 1,250 peer-reviewed journals and the Online Archives Collection. The Springer eBook Collection covers science, technology and medicine (STM), publishing more than 3,000 eBook, eReference work and eBook series titles each year. It organizes article journals and book chapters into 13 subject collections: Architecture and Design - Behavioral Science - Biomedical and Life Sciences - Business and Economics - Chemistry and Materials Science - Computer Science - Earth and Environmental Science - Engineering - Humanities, Social Sciences and Law - Mathematics and Statistics - Medicine - Physics and Astronomy - Professional Computing and Web Design, and 2 international collections from Chinese Library of Science and Russian Library of Science. Full-text access to the electronic books and articles published on SpringerLink is due to one's institution having a subscription or being a member of a consortium. Therefore, the database provides access to most Springer journals from 1997 onwards (with earlier years for some titles) and all of its books from 2005 for ThaiLIS members. However, Chulalongkorn University can access 807 journals dating back to volume 1. (Note:  Free trial access to SpringerImages expired on September 3, 2009.)
SpringerLink + SpringerMaterials (User Registration)   
SpringerMaterials, updated on a quarterly basis, is based on the Landolt-Börnstein New Series since October 14, 2009.
It covers areas of physical sciences and engineering: Particles, Nuclei and Atoms; Molecules and Radicals; Electronic
Structure and Transport Magnetism; Semiconductivity; Superconductivity; Crystallography; Thermodynamics;
Multiphase Systems; Advanced Materials; Advanced Technologies; and Astro- and Geophysics. The database consists of 91,000 online documents plus over 40,000 online documents on REACH, GHS, RoHS, WEEE and includes more than 1 million literature references.  Springer will replace the previous Landolt-Börnstein New Series on SpringerLink as of January 2010.  (Note:  Trial access to SpringerMaterials expired on December 9, 2009.)
SpringerLink eBooks (formerly: Kluwer Online eBooks)
SurfIP.com Select Patent or SurfIP: Patents 
(Note: SurfIP, a special project by Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), is an IP portal that offers a comprehensive suite of services supporting both the layman as well as the professional user. At SurfIP, a user can conduct research on IP information, search for prior art, gather business intelligence, monitor technology and commercialise his/her IP.)
SwetsWise Online Content
SwetsWise is the web-based, modular service for the procurement, access and management of subscriptions and online information. It provides access to the tables of contents and abstracts of more than 22,790 titles from around 150 publishers. The full-text journals are from various disciplines to which the library has subscribed. The Subscriptions module gives full control over all steps of the subscription management process, while the Online Content module enables management and online access to all electronic publications. Login Access to SwetsWise is possible via user ID and password or via IP authentication. End users are able to search and browse the articles and maintain their profiles. (Note: Free trial access to journals and other publications using monthly User ID/Password login and security code ended in November 2007.)
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science from Morgan & Claypool Publishers, launched in October 2005 with an initial selection of series in engineering and computer science. The basic collection is a 50-100 page Lecture; a self-contained e-book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by an expert contributor to the field. The library and its lectures are organized by topic series. The content presents various research or development topics in four subject collections: Computational Electromagnetics & Antennas, Signal Processing, Digital Circuits & General Electrical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering. New series and lectures will be added continuously and existing lectures will be revised as needed. The Synthesis platform provides the user with access to content in PDF with live links to references and sophisticated search and personalization functions. It incorporates extensive reference linking both internally and externally. External linking using CrossRef and OpenURL standards provides instant access to linked sources from subscribed publishers. Many Lectures will include enhancements such as animations, code, and audio. Individual Sythesis Lectures are available for purchase in print or via downloadable Adobe PDF. (Note: Morgan & Claypool provided free access to Synthesis with all series on trial until July 31, 2007.)

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Taylor & Francis Books (Service note)
Taylor & Francis Online Journals
Teacher Reference Center 
Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for over 260 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books to assist professional educators. This database is now also offered free via the EBSCOhost platform. It covers key education topics such as Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and more.
Teacher Reference Center (Free access)  
Teacher Reference Center (TRC) is a free resource offer via the EBSCOhost platform. This database provides full text, indexing, and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals and magazines to assist professional educators. It covers key education topics such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, school administration, science and mathematics, teacher education, and more.
Techstreet (TM) (Service note)
Testing & Education Reference Center
Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)  is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life. Contains:
•Over 300 practice tests and courses
•Dozens of ebooks containing valuable study material and practice tests
•Information on over 4,000 accredited schools
•Scholarship search featuring $8 billion in available scholarships
•Resume builder with over 1,000 brainstorming phrases to get you started
•Career modules covering subjects from career change to salary negotiations
(Note: Free trial offer will expired on July 31, 2011. Extend trial to 31 Aug 2011 and CAR subscription from  Sep 1, 2011 - Aug 31, 2012.)
Thai Databases (Service note : Account Group 2 & 3)
Thailand Union Catalog with Digital Collection (ThaiLIS Reference Databases
(Note: Public access to Library Catalog of 24 ThaiLIS members in Thailand begins in 2005. The Digital Collection Project cover 86 ThaiLIS members in 2006.)
TotalPatent®
TotalPatent ® (LexisNexis) contains comprehensive patent data from 100 patent authorities – 31 in full text. Covers US Patents back to 1970, many non-case patents back to the 1800s. Offers tools for searching and analyzing patent content. Office of Academic Resources subscribed this database with 3 concurrent users since 1 Sep. 2013, after finishing trial on 31 Aug. 2013.

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UpToDate (Service note
UpToDate, started in 1989 by Dr. Burton D. Rose along with Dr. Joseph Rush, is now a comprehensive evidence-based clinical information resource, in most internal medicine subspecialties as well as adult primary care, family medicine, ob-gyn, and pediatrics. It is designed to get clinicians the concise, practical answers they need when they need them the most - at the point-of-care. The topics are written by more than 3,300 expert clinicians. The physician editors and authors review and update the content on a continuous basis and a new, peer-reviewed version is issued every four months. There are no page numbers to cite. Since UpToDate is released every four months, each topic will appear in each release, so the publication year for any topic should be the current year. UpToDate is currently part of the clinical practice at many prominent hospitals including: Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago Hospitals, and many more. UpToDate is an official educational program of, or is offered in cooperation with major medical societies and associations in the U.S. These include: the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Rheumatology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society of Nephrology, the American Thoracic Society, the Endocrine Society, the Society of General Internal Medicine, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. (Note: This subscription is licensed to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital with unlimited access on the CUNet since 2007.)

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Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine (ScienceDirect Purchased Books)
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine (Service note)
VetMed Resource + CAB Direct  
VetMed Resource or VMR is produced by CABI International and brings together various types of information for those working in the field of veterinary medicine and animal health. The database provides the veterinary information from 1900 to the present. Key features include 1. the Veterinary Science Database, a bibliographic database covering over 3,000 veterinary and bioscience journals, full-ext proceedings from major conferences worldwide; 2. Review Articles with full-text articles in PDF; 3. In Brief and In Depth articles; 4. Animal Health & Production Compendium (AHPC), a resource of information on the health and production of livestock, as well as a glossary of 60,000 veterinary terms and a drugs database. (Note: Free trial access to VetMed Resource, one of CABI Database Subsets, expired on June 30, 2008.)
ViewsWire 
(Note: Free trial access to EIU's ViewsWire with the Asia Pacific Edition covers Financial Services, Industry Briefing, and Executive Briefing, with 4 Country Reports of Thailand, China, UK, and USA. The trial expired on September 15, 2008.)

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WDI Online (Service note
(Note: The trial period of World Development Indicators Online ended on March 15, 2005. Free full-text access to the World Bank publications has been offered to the Chulalongkorn Community since April 2008.) 

WIPS Global (Please Request approval for usenew2 
WIPS (Worldwide Intellectual Property Search) is the name of the company WIPS Co., Ltd., and it services a patent
information search site called "WIPS Global".  It is an English- language launch of a Korean patent search service which offers Web-based programs that provide the international IP community with access to over 100 million patents from countries patent offices.  In the field of patent search, it offers various services including the basic patent search, showing different types of image data through its unique viewer, and more than 70 countries patent bibliography data, abstracts, patent family and legal status information with INPADOC data.  WIPS covers formalized bibliographical information, abstracts and exemplary claims of patent in U.S., Europe, Japan, Korea and INPADOC data for analysis (Collective Download Function of Text DB, Excel DB, Access DB and Patent Mapping Tool DB).  In order to successfully use WIPS online database, subscribers must download the required programs to their computers. (Note:  Free trial access expired on June 17, 2009. This database is now CAR's new subsciption starting mid-August 2009.)
Westlaw International (Service note)
Wiley Online Library (Wiley-Blackwell = Subscription to Blackwell Journals
(Note: Free access to table of contents and article abstracts. First free trial offer ended on December 5, 2004. Chula users had full-text access to 29 complimentaary journals from July 26 until December 31, 2008.)
Wiley InterScience OnlineBooks (Service note)
(Note: The first free trail access  to 12 eBooks and Book Series in S&T areas on Wiley InterScience for Chula users expired on January 10, 2009. The second trial of 15 titles in  S&T areas plus health sciences will end on March 31, 2009.)
Wilson Business Full Text
Wilson Select Full Text 
Contains indexed and abstracted articles from periodicals, all with ASCII full text online. The database is comprised of records from the following H.W. Wilson databases: Readers' Guide Abstracts, Social Sciences Abstracts, Humanities Abstracts, General Science Abstracts and Wilson Business Abstracts.
Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition (Service note)
Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Select Edition (Service note)
WilsonWeb (Service note
WilsonWeb for the ThailLIS Project provides access to the contents of millions of 13 full-text article databases of H.W. Wilson for simultaneous searches. Please note not all journals covered in WilsonWeb have all full text available, but the system does provide full articles for over 1,800 of the publications that it indexes. Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition includes indexing, abstracting, and full text of all available articles from the following Wilson databases: Applied Science & Technology Full Text - Art Full Text - Biological & Agricultural Index Plus - Education Full Text - General Science Full Text - Humanities Full Text - Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text - Library Literature & Information Science Full Text - Readers' Guide Full Text - Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text.
World Almanac 
World Almanacs is database of an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year. This database includes the contents of The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998 & The World Almanac of the U.S.A. & The World Almanac of U.S. Politics & The World Almanac for Kids.
The World Bank e-Library (Service note
(Note: The trial period ended on March 15, 2005. Free full-text access to the World Bank publications has been offered to the Chulalongkorn Community since April 2008.)
World Magazine Bank World Magazine Bank which is updated monthly on EBSCOhost provides full-text access to English language international publications from Australia, New Zealand, Asia, U.K., South Africa, U.S.A, and more. In addition to the full text of 277 periodicals, 5 newspapers, and 417 pamphlets, the database also includes article abstracts for nearly 430 magazines.
WorldCat (WorldCat Beta
WorldCat on FirstSearch provides access to the world's largest library catalogs from around the world. Created in 1971, WorldCat catalogs the content of more than 50,000 libraries in 90-plus countries. Cataloged by OCLC member libraries and covered before 1000 BC to present, the database is updated daily contains over 62 million records describing books, journals (article abstracts and their full text), research materials, maps, musical scores, manuscripts, digital versions of rare items, etc., representing 400 languages. Often, these catalogs are freely available on the Internet as part of the "Open WorldCat" program lauched in 2003, making abbreviated records from a subset of WorldCat available to partner Web sites such as Yahoo!, Google and various booksellers, to increase the accessibility of its member libraries’ collections. On the general search sites, a user can limit their search to Open WorldCat records by adding the phrase "find in a library" (with quotes included) to their search string. In 2004, this functionality became a permanent feature of WorldCat, and the entire database was made available for search-engine harvesting. Starting in 2005, it is possible to make direct links to Open WorldCat records, allowing immediate access to all libraries holding a given book. Since August 2006, it is possible to search WorldCat directly through a central Web page or through a downloadable search box. Anyone can download the WorldCat search box and add it to a blog or Web site through a WorldCat Affiliate program.
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses is an index to dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, covering all subject areas, available in WorldCat and to subscribers of the OCLC Base Package, Per-serach Database, and OCLC Collection on FirstSearch worldwide. This database contains records for over 5 million items cataloged as dissertations, theses, or published materials based on theses or dissertations, in WorldCat, including titles provided by NetLibrary. Many of these are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution, and links to full-text on the Web when available.
World Scientific Publishing Company
Center of Academic Resources subscribed eJournals in Chemistry, Engineering, and Medcine & Life Sciences form World Scientific Publishing Company (WSPC) since 2012. And subscribed 2011-2012 eBooks of interdisciplinary sciences in August 2012.
Worldscope Global 
Derived from corporate annual and 10K reports, disclosure statements, newspapers, and wire services. Each record includes a description of the business, selected financials, key ratios, and officers.

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xPharm (Discovery Knowledge - Service note
(Note: The first trial of pharmacology articles ended on October 12, 2005, and the second trial ended on October 31, 2006. The third trial offer was in April-May 2007. However, the 30-day evaluation account is offered to access all DiscoveryGate content sources including xPharm.)

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