E-Resources

New E-Resources Acquired

(Issue 152/September 2020) We are pleased to announce the acquisitions of the following databases: StatistaA platform that provides statistical data on many topics including media, business, finance, politics, society, technology and education.   Art, Design and Architecture Collection (via ProQuest)A comprehensive collection of visual and applied arts comprises specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern, Design and Applied […]

Report an E-Resource Access Problem

(Issue 148/June 2020) You may encounter access problems when using Library e-resources. There would be several situations such as remote access problem, linking problem and network problem. For speedy troubleshooting, you can report it via the online form which is newly designed to facilitate the reporting process. For immediate help, please contact Reference Desk at […]

Research on Fake News

(Issue 146/April 2020) Misinformation abounds in the time of information explosion. Can you spot it? Taylor & Francis Online, an international database subscribed by the Library, has created a guide to help you to research on the topic of fake news. The recommended peer-reviewed journals and eBooks are now free for you to access until […]

Free E-Resources in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

(Issue 145/April 2020) In response to COVID-19 pandemic, the following publishers and vendors are now offering FREE access to some of their online resources for a limited period: Database Highlights of free resources EBSCO Harvard Business Review eBooks Elsevier Health and medical research on COVID-19 pandemic Emerald Publishing Research resources related to Coronavirus JSTOR Unlicensed […]

Listen, Live Your Stories

(Issue 144/March 2020) Want to look into a murder case with Sherlock Holmes? However, your busy life gets in the way of your reading time. Talking book would be a good choice for this situation, as you can enjoy reading while you are doing many other things. Follow the Quick Guide to start your reading […]

Oops, Access Denied?

(Issue 144/March 2020) Have you ever felt frustrated when receiving ‘access denied’ message during your search of information? No worries. That may mean the requested e-resource is not yet purchased by the Library. Just drop us an email libacq@hsu.edu.hk or fill in the Library Materials Recommendation Form for purchasing request. You really don’t need a […]

Essential Resources for IELTS Success

(Issue 143/March 2020) Looking for IETLS test preparation materials? Net Languages IELTS Preparation Course database offers a wide range of useful online materials to prepare you for the IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening tests. It contains four modules: (i) IELTS Preparation Course, (ii) Additional IELTS Practice Tests, (iii) IELTS Writing Preparation and IELTS Speaking […]

Cambridge Books Online

(Issue 142/February 2020) Cambridge Books Online offers access to a wealth of knowledge. Newly released e-Books of Cambridge University Press will be continuously added to the database. The e-Books cover numerous subjects across discipline boundaries, such as Language, Linguistics, Literature, Economics, Management, Psychology, Computing, Politics, Sociology, and Law.

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