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!
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.
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:
- 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)
- 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.
EBSCO Information Services – Do you know what a ‘Podcast’ is? This kind of digital media is becoming more popular and has been influencing the way we learn. ‘What is a Podcast?’ Search Competition is currently held to embrace this emerging trend. Join the Competition to win a prize by 18 June 2021.
Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies provides multifaceted scenarios of systematic investigation of business and management strategies in rapidly developing economies. Topics cover youth entrepreneurship, marketing strategies, innovation and crisis management. It is available for free access until 19 May 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.
There’s music all around us. Let’s take up the challenge of the Emerald eJournal Quiz to find out interesting facts about the marriage of music and technological development of recent years. Also, by answering 5 questions about music correctly, you will be enrolled in a lucky draw to win a prize. The quiz will end on 14 May 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
Immerse yourself in the world of Philosophy. It might give you incredible insights into life.
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.
In support of World Down Syndrome Day and World Autism Awareness Day, the publisher Taylor and Francis has made available free e-book content and webinar recording on a variety of Special Educational Needs (SEN) topics for free download.