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Databases on Trial in July 2023 (Knovel Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology and HyRead)

by Lim Bee Leng on 2023-07-17T00:00:00+08:00 in Biomedical Engineering, Language: Chinese Language, Language: Chinese Literature, Science | 0 Comments

We are evaluating two new resources:

- Knovel Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology
- HyRead

Do have a look at the databases and give us your feedback.


Knovel Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology [till 16 August 2023]

Access the 3 collections from Knovel database covering over 622 e-books on the following:
- Biochemistry
- Biology & Microbiology
- Biotechnology

Covering molecular biology, biochemistry, cell technology, chemical biology, genomics, biofuel, bioenergy, biopolymers, biosensor, biomaterials, tissue engineering, clinical microbiology, bacteriology, and food bacteria from publishers such as Elsevier, American Society for Microbiology (ASM), and Royal Society of Chemistry.

Besides e-books, the database also includes interactive tools such as equations, unit converters, interactive graphs, and tables. See more info here.

Knovel has provided additional product information and 'Search Tips' here.


HyRead [till 31 August 2023]

HyRead offers you a curated Chinese ebook collection whereby titles will be added over time for your online and offline access. The collection comprises titles published in Taiwan but also includes Chinese publications from China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Please request a free trial account from the librarians at if you are keen to explore the collection.

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