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HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 106 | November 2017

Collection Spotlight: Locating ProQuest Dissertations

Where will you go to look for dissertations and theses from around the world? A good starting point is ProQuest Dissertations and Theses A&I, which indexes a few million graduate dissertations and theses, the majority of which are from North American universities.

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Research Output System & Scholarly Publications Database

The Library has worked closely with the Office of the Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies, Research Office, Information Systems Office, and Office of Institutional Research in managing the research output of the University.

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Summer Facilities Enhancements

Large Screen IC Sharing Spaces … Display Wall for New Arrivals & Highlights … New Bookdrop – Easier for LSK Campus … Interview Room.

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Open Educational Resources (OER) Updates

As the costs of textbooks are spiraling up, faculty members are exploring the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in their courses.

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Talks & Gallery Tours

In the latter part of the fall semester, the Library is organizing a variety of talks and gallery tours … Jerusalem through its Maps: 6th-19th CenturiesThe Legend of Tong Dik-seng’s Creations (唐滌生創作傳奇) … From Canton Trade to Colonial Hong Kong.

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Library Red Cross Blood Donation

Hong Kong Red Cross Mobile Blood Donation Team has been visiting the HKUST campus regularly for a number of years. This Fall, the Library supported their program inside the Library.

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Scholarly Communications Seminars

As higher education has become a global industry these days, many people are interested in the global league tables. An upcoming seminar on World University Ranking: How to be Number One is scheduled on November 9.

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Scholarly Communications Website – http://library.ust.hk/sc

The Library’s Scholarly Communications website was launched in June 2014 for keeping our researchers up to date with the latest trends in scholarly publishing and communications.

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