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Information Resources


Information Resources

CMUL has acquired all kinds of information resources both printed and non-printed materials as well as some electronic databases as follows:

Printed Materials are such things as books, theses, journals, newspapers, pamphlets, clippings, Thai Industrial Standards and so on.

Non-Printed Materials are such as recordings, pictures, maps, microfilms (old newspapers) and visual aids (VDO, CD-Video), for example.

Electronic Databases are database services through the CMU Internet network containing both abstracts and full-texts.

Eligible persons for electronic databases are faculty member staff, students, CMU personnel and employees, CMUL members holding a retired official and employee status, honorary members including augmented members of Types A, B and D. 


Electronic Databases are classified into 5 types as follows:

1. e-Journals*

1.1 Interdisciplinary group consisting of: Academic Search Premier, Annual Reviews, Cambridge Journal Online, CMU Scholarly Research Report, Directory of E-Journals (DOEJ), Science Online, ScienceDirect, SciFinder On Web, Scopus, Taylor & Francis, Virtual Library Databases, Web of Science, Wiley InterScience, Matichon Weekly.

1.2 Health Sciences group consisting of: AAP-American Academy of Pediatrics, JAMA & Archives (AMA), BMJ Journals, CINAHL Plus with Full text, Informa Healthcare, LWW Total Complete Collection (Ovid), MDConsult, Nature – Medical Journals, ProQuest Health and Medical Complete, PubMed, Taylor & Francis, The Cochrane Library, UpToDate.

* The list is subject to change each year.

1.3 Science and Technology group consisting of: ACM Digital Library, ACS Publications, AIP/APS, ASME, ASCE, ASTM, BioOne, BMJ Journals, Cambridge Journals Online, Computer & Applied Science Complete, IEEE, JSTOR : Mathematics & Statistics Collection, IOP Xtra, MathSciNet, Nature

Online, RSC Publishing, Science Online, SciFinder On Web, SpringerLink, Taylor & Francis.

1.4 Social sciences and Humanities group consisting of: Business Source Complete, EconLit with Fulltext, Education Research Complete, Emerald Full-text, Communication & Mass Media Complete, Emerald Management Xtra, Global Development Finance Online, Global Economic Monitor, H.W.Wilson, JSTOR, Matichon E-Library, Project Muse, ProQuest ABI/Inform Complete, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, Testing & Education Reference Center, Westlaw International.

2. e- Books*

2.1 Interdisciplinary group consisting of: Business Export Press, Grolier Online, EBSCO e-Books Collection, ScienceDirect e-Books, SpingerLink e-Books.

2.2 Health Sciences group consisting of: BMJ Best Pratice, Virtual Library Databases, Access Medicine, Books@Ovid, McGraw-Hill: Access Medicine, MDConsult, STAT!Ref, Student Consult, USMLEasy, Xreferplus, The Point.

2.3 Social Sciences and Humanities group consisting of: The Word Bank, e-Library, Books Recording Laws.

3. e-Theses / e-Research

3.1 ProQuest Dissertations & Theses. These are databases of Doctoral and Master Degree levels in America and Canada and other regions covering all disciplines from AD 1997 – present.

3.2 Dissertations Full Text in PDF format of Ph.D and Master Degree levels covering all disciplines of over 3,850 titles.

* Titles subject to change each yers – There might be an increase or decrease or change of titles

3.3 Digital Collection is full text ranging from research, journal articles and other documents in ThaiLIS.

3.4 CMU e-Theses is a full text of Ph.D and Master Degree levels, including CMU Independent Study from AD1983 – present.

3.5 CMU e-Research is a database containing the research work of CMU faculty staff and researchers in abstract and full text.

3.6 CMU Scholarly Research Report is a database containing reports of the research work by CMU related scholars from 2001 – present.

4. e-Rare Books

These are documents 50 years old and older classified into 4 types: The Jakata, chronicles, funeral souvenir edition works and gazettes, including some rare documents of Northern Thai printed materials.

5. e-Northern Thai Information

5.1 Lanna Songs containing information on the history of Lanna folk songs.  Online songs are played on the website

5.2 Lanna Food containing information on Lanna food with recipes, cooking methods accompanied by pictures and illustrations in both multimedia form and still pictures.

5.3 Lanna in the Past containing photographs taken by Mr. Boonserm Sastrabhaya, the senior local journalist.  The collection consists of as many as 665 photographs taken between 1949 – 1992.  In addition, there are some pictures of various places in the modern time to highlight the changes in some Lanna communities, in Chiang Mai in particular.

5.4 Northern Thai festivals presenting information on some important festivals and customs of Lanna.