Database On Trial



The Library arranges database trial regularly to facilitate evaluation of potential electronic resources by the HSMC communities.

The following databases are currently available for trial.  Your feedbacks on the usefulness of these resources are welcome!



Database: EBSCO – Communication Source
Description: Communication Source is the upgrade version of Communication & Mass Media Complete. It offers information for scholars studying mass media, communications theory, linguistics, organizational communication, phonetics and speech pathology. Content includes 700 full-text journals and coverage dating back to 1915.
Trial Period: Till 31 October 2017


Database: Emerald eCase Collection

The Emerald eCase Collection provides students with unlimited access to over 1,600 real world case studies on a wide range of industries spanning the business and management.


These case studies are published by Emerald in The CASE Journal and Emerging Markets Case Studies and licensed case study content from leading business school partners.


Below is number of cases from these sources:

  • 205 cases from The CASE Journal from The Case Association in the U.S.
  • 631 cases from Emerald Emerging markets case studies (EEMCS)
  • 413 licenses cases from Kellogg school
  • 359 cases from Darden School.
Remark: Faculty members who want to access teaching notes, please send your request to
Trial Period: Till 31 October 2017


Database: MLA International Bibliography
Description: The Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography provides searchable access to more than 2.5 million bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, dissertations, and scholarly Web sites. It indexes materials from 1926 to the present in academic disciplines such as language, literature, folklore, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts. Coverage includes literature from all over the world – Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. Linguistics and language topics covered in the MLA International Bibliography include history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, syntax, and translation.
Trial Period: Till 31 October 2017



Last Update: 28 September 2017