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The trial database 廣東縣市統計數據庫 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

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library

The trial database Gale Reference Complete Package 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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New database: Statista

The Library is pleased to launch the following database:

Statista

Statista is one of the world’s leading statistics portals offering statistics from over 22,500 sources as well as their own analytics on digital & consumer markets.

The features are:

  • Data aggregation and research platform with statistics and information covering 80,000 topics on worldwide markets, industries, and societal topics
  • All information is prepared and checked by Statista’s research team of more than 450 analysts in Hamburg, Germany
  • A reports database with over 50,000 studies and 5,500 exclusive dossiers and industry reports provides qualitative and quantitative data
  • Over 22,500 private, public, and proprietary from North American, European, and Asian sources
  • All statistics can be directly downloaded in PNG/PDF, Excel, and PowerPoint formats
  • All data prepared according to academic citation standards (MLA, APA, Harvard, Chicago, and Bluebook) with links to the original source for further research
  • An array of infographics used for illustration, data visualization across all areas of interest including current events
  • All data can be published by authorized users with full-publication rights
  • The platform has English, Spanish, French and German versions

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

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library

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

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library

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

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library

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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