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Holidays in Sep & Oct 2018

Library Notice

Library will be closed on the following dates:

25 Sep 2018 (Tue) The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
1 Oct 2018 (Mon) National Day
17 Oct 2018 (Wed) Chung Yeung Festival


HKSYU Library
14-9-2018

Termination of Database – IngentaConnect

Please be informed that the service of IngentaConnect will be terminated on 30 September 2018.
Kindly please contact us via email libill@hksyu.edu for further help.

Interlibrary Loan Service
HKSYU Library

New Services and Resources 2018-19

New Services and Resources 18-19

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No more due-date stamp

Trial database: Statista

The trial database Statista has been activated for our library.

Users are welcome to access the trial database through https://www.hksyu.edu.hk/lib/SubjectsPlus/subjects/databases.php?letter=bytype&type=Trial_Database

If you have any comment about the trial database, please send to pcomment@hksyu.edu

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The Library is pleased to launch the following database:

EBSCO: Philosophers Index with Full Text

With 240 full-text journals that originate from 30 countries in 30 languages, The Philosopher’s Index with Full Text via EBSCOhost is the single, largest collection of full-text titles in philosophy. These 240 titles broadly cover the discipline of philosophy and include subject-specific journals, which includes:

  • Over 100 of the most esteemed journals in philosophy
  • Over 130 additional hard-to-find journals

The library has other databases available for HKSYU users, further information can be found here

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Hong Kong Book Fair 2018

Hong Kong Book Fair 2018

HONG KONG BOOK FAIR 2018

Dear faculty and students,

The Hong Kong Book Fair 2018 will be open at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 18-24 July, 2018. If you have found some books which are good to the library collection, please don’t hesitate to give us your recommendations via the following

URL: http://www.hksyu.edu.hk/lib/students/br/br_login.php
(Login is required)

We appreciate your input and our acquisitions section shall process the information.

Best regards,
HKSYU Library

New archive databases

The Library is pleased to launch the following databases:

1. China from Empire to Republic

China from Empire to Republic is a multi-module digitization and publishing program that documents China’s transformation from an imperial dynasty into a modern republic. Consisting of monographs, manuscripts, periodicals, correspondence and letters, photos, and other kinds of historical documents, these collections provide excellent primary source material for the understanding and research of the various aspects of China during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Two parts are included:

Missionary, Sinology, and Literary Periodicals (1817-1949);

Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China 1854-1949

2. International Herald Tribune Historical Archive 1887-2013

This archive includes The New York Herald, European Edition followed by the New York Herald Tribune and finally the International Herald Tribune, retracing the history of the 20th century from luxury travel and opulent entertainment, to international conflicts, the spread of American culture abroad and globalization. This American newspaper published in Paris had an independent editorial spirit throughout and offers a strong focus on objective reporting of international news.

3. The Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2016

Since 1822, The Sunday Times has provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week’s news and society at large. Murder, theatre, sport and politics – all collide in its pages in an abundance of glorious narrative detail. In more than 800,000 pages, The Sunday Times Digital Archive is a gateway to the greatest crimes, careers and culture of the last 180 years.

4. The Times Digital Archive 1785-

First published in 1785, The Times of London is widely considered to be the world’s ‘newspaper of record’. The Times Digital Archive allows users to search over 200 years of this invaluable historical source.

5. Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-

The complete online fully-searchable edition of the TLS from the first edition in 1902 onwards. This is the essential companion for studying and researching literary activity and critical opinion makers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

The library has other databases available for HKSYU users, further information can be found here

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E-BOOK DISPLAY (MAY 2018)

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E-BOOK DISPLAY (MAY 2018)

List of titles on the “E-BOOK DISPLAY” board at 5/F

No Title / Author (Year)
1 Combinatorial games : tic-tac-toe theory / József Beck. (2008)
2 Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing / Hod Lipson, Melba Kurman. (2013)
3 GDP : A Brief but Affectionate History / Diane Coyle. (2014)
4 How to Cheat in Unity 5: Tips and Tricks for Game Development / Alan Thorn. (2016)
5 How to Deliver a TED Talk : Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations / Jeremey Donovan. (2013)
6 How to Write a Marketing Plan (4th Ed.) / John Westwood. (2013)
7 Linguistic profiles : going from form to meaning via statistics / Julia Kuznetsova. (2015)
8 Rebuilding Shattered Lives : Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders (2nd Ed.) / James A. Chu. (2011)
9 Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia / Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin. (2014)
10 Social Enterprise in the Construction Industry : Building Better Communities / Martin Loosemore and Dave Higgon. (2016)
11 The Chinese Cornerstone of Modern Banking : The Canton Guaranty System and the Origins of Bank Deposit Insurance 1780-1933 / Frederick Delano Grant, Jr. (2014)
12 The Design and Conduct of Meaningful Experiments Involving Human Participants : 25 Scientific Principles / R. Barker Bausell. (2015)
13 The Fukushima 2011 Disaster / Ronald Eisler. (2013)
14 The Quiet Power of Indicators : Measuring Governance, Corruption, and the Rule of Law / Sally Engle Merry, Kevin E. Davis & Benedict Kingsbury (Editors) (2015)
15 Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability : International Frameworks, National and Local Governance / Sophia Labadi & William Logan (editors) (2016)
16 一黨制國家的雙首長制 : 俄國、越南與中國案例研究 / 包淳亮. (2015)
17 末代太監孫耀庭 / 賈英華. (2014)
18 先別急著跑 : 奧運教練教你正確跑步 / 簡坤鐘. (2014)
19 舌尖上的謠言粉碎機 : 教你識破現代食品的騙術,確保吃得安心與健康 / 雲無心. (2013)
20 我行我道. I, 無為而治的威力 / 施永青. (2014)
21 金庸妙手改神鵰 / 王怡仁. (2013)
22 活在香港 : 在港內地專才與藝術文化工作者的移民經驗 / 陳惠雲, 陳國賁, 莊迪文. (2013)
23 美元的血汗工廠 : 美債輕鬆消失的秘密、讓全球買單的美元霸權! / 李國平. (2012)
24 美國總統出兵 : 白宮戰火200年 / 張志偉. (2012)
25 香港在一國兩制下的新聞生態 / 劉瀾昌. (2008)
26 貨幣之王比特幣 / 嚴行方. (2014)
27 網路是隻替罪羊 : 網癮青少年家庭心理訪談錄 / 趙春梅, 許雷霆. (2014)
28 廢核 : 給孩子安心的未來 / 劉黎兒. (2013)
29 影子銀行危局 : 中國的金融海嘯? / 張化橋. (2013)
30 隱瞞全世界的金權黑暗競賭 : 各國政府不欲人知的金融史真相 / 賈江華. (2012)

HKSYU Library
24th May 2018

New database: Bloomsbury Food Library

The Library is pleased to launch the following database:

Bloomsbury Food Library
Bloomsbury Food Library provides the resource of food-related studies content for students, researchers and scholars studying food, on courses as wide-ranging as history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, human geography, sustainability, agriculture, culinary arts, literary studies, political science, and development studies.
Bloomsbury Food Library offers cross-searchable access to a broad and expanding range of encyclopedias, references works, e-books, images, and more:
• Global coverage including Ken Albala’s Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia and the Cambridge World History of Food
• Several major reference works including Bloomsbury’s Cultural History of Food in six volumes and key chapters from Food History: Critical and Primary Sources
• Ebooks by key authors in the field including Warren Belasco, Carol J. Adams, Anne Murcott, Rick Wilk, Fabio Parasecoli and Peter Jackson
• Image collections from leading institutions around the globe including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA.

The library has other databases available for HKSYU users, further information can be found here

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