Category: E-Resources

Wanna Know More about the Perseid Meteor Shower

(Issue 169/August 2021)

The Perseid meteor is coming back this year with an estimation of peak falls on the night of 12 August and before dawn on 13 August.

Make use of Library databases (e.g., EBSCOhost, Jstor, Nexis, and ProQuest) to discover more information about meteor showers. Extend your knowledge of astronomy by referring to research articles, reports, and a range of publications in the databases before watching this amazing phenomenon.

Enjoy the spectacular night sky and make wishes!

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Databases on Trial

(Issue 169/August 2021)

Two databases are available for trial until the end of August:

  • 1. Artstor (digital image collections)
  • 2. Pressreader (online newspaper and magazine platform)

Click here to try them out. We look forward to the feedback from you.

Databases on Trial

(Issue 167/June 2021)

To support your academic needs, the Library has selected a number of potentially useful resources via different vendors. Four databases are available for trial until the end of July:

  • Databases
  • 1. Handbook of Translation Studies Online (via John Benjamins)
  • 2. 中國上市公司環境研究數據庫 (via CSMAR)
  • eBooks
  • 3. Elgaronline (subject areas: business, management, economics, law, political science, sociology and education, etc.)
  • 4. SpringerLink (subject areas: business, management, economics, finance, computer science, mathematics and statistics, etc.)

Try out the databases now. We value your feedback.

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Statista – Support Your Work with Reliable Statistics

(Issue 165/April 2021)

Need to access reliable data and create infographics to make your presentation visually attractive for your project work? Have a go on this one-stop-shop portal which you can rely on.

Statista is a newly subscribed database that provides users with comprehensive statistical data from different trustworthy sources. Find out more here to start discovering data on current affairs, market trends, reports and outlook of different industries.

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Information from Publisher – Free Philosophy Articles

(Issue 164/April 2021)

To celebrate 20 years of Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, the publisher Taylor and Francis has opened up more than 2,000 articles from the publication for free access till 30 April 2021.

This includes a variety of topics:

  • Representationalism about experience
  • Transcendental arguments
  • Art and truth
  • Emotive meaning
  • Meaning and truth
  • Aesthetic attitude
  • Equality

Immerse yourself in the world of Philosophy. It might give you incredible insights into life.

One-click to Library Content from Reading Lists on Moodle

(Issue 163/March 2021)

Students can get direct access to the Library content they need to do their work without separately login to SearchPlus, while staying on Moodle. Sound easy?

Behind the scenes, the Library has been collaborating with faculty members continuously to build links to connect the titles on reading lists from Moodle to the Library catalogue. So far, the service has been set up for over 60 courses in subject areas of Asian studies, Chinese language, accounting, banking, finance, management, journalism, communication, mathematics, statistics, art and design.

Faculty members are most welcome to contact the Library to have the service set up to make their course readings easy to find.

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