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LANG 1002 - English for University Studies I : Find Articles

Electronic Databases

Then, the next step is using the right tools for your chosen information sources. There are two major types of information sources: Books and Periodical Articles.

  • To search books and articles from 70% of the Library Databases - use PowerSearch
  • To find periodical articles only, use Databases. For more information, see "Find News Articles" & "Find Magazine Articles" sections.


The HKUST Library provides access to a large collection of periodicals, both in print and electronic formats. You can use databases to locate periodical articles. Databases are classified by subject areas:

Many of our databases contain full-text articles; however, sometimes only citations & abstracts are available.

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