Due to license agreements, users are NOT allowed to download excessive amount of content from library subscribed resources regardless of downloading methods.
However, some library subscribed and open access resources DO allow data or text mining but certain terms and conditions apply.
The Library also develops increasing number of digital scholarship projects with a view to facilitating public access to the original research data and materials collected or created by HKBU faculty. In most cases, we can share these materials in a way that makes data / text mining possible. Contact us if you are interested in this.
(except Brill Online Journals)
Authorized users may, in accordance with the copyright law of Hong Kong, use text mining technologies to derive information from the licensed materials and disseminate the results for non-commercial purposes if the research is original.
(summarized from license)
|Cambridge Companions Online||Authorized users may download, extract, store, index, and analyze data on their personal devices or secure network for non-commercial research. All data copies must be deleted once such research project ends. Authorized users may make data analysis results available on websites provided no original data is made available to others.
(summarized from license)
|Emerald||Note the online policy|
|Gale Primary Sources||Note the online policy|
|Oxford Art Online||Note the online policy|
|Oxford Bibliographies Online||Note the online policy|
|Oxford Journals||Note the online policy|
|Oxford Music Online||Note the online policy|
|Oxford Reference Online||Note the online policy|
|Sage Journals||Note the online policy|
|Sage Videos||Authorized users may use the licensed material to perform and engage in text mining /data mining activities for legitimate academic research and other educational purposes. Anything beyond educational use shall require SAGE's permission.
(Extract from license)
|ScienceDirect||Note the online policy|
|Springer Link||Note the online policy|
|Taylor & Francis||Note the online policy|
|Wiley Online Library||Note the online policy|
(Extracted from license)
HathiTrust+Bookworm FREE |
A tool for visualizing and analyzing word usage trends in the HathiTrust Digital Library. No login is required.
Google Books Ngram Viewer FREE |
Charts the frequencies of any word or short sentence using yearly count of n-grams found in the sources printed between 1500- present. If you are interested in performing a large scale analysis on the underlying data, download of the corpora is available.
Google Books BYU View FREE
Compares The Corpus of Historical American English (COHA), Google Books (Standard), and the Google Books (BYU / Advanced) corpus in NGrams.
Cultoromics Bookworm Viewer FREE
Developed by Culturomics at Harvard, it is an interface tool for queries in the Google Books corpus. Users can run queries in highly selective corpora based on subject (books on world history, American books on science, etc.) though these corpora are much smaller than those in the full Google Books collection.
Feel free to contact me if you have questions about
Research Data Services
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