Notes from the Library

The 2008 September issue of “Notes from the Library” can now be
viewed at http://library.ust.hk/info/notes/

Headlines
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* A Special Olympic Exhibit!
* Language Center Cataloging Project
* Library Building Projects
* New Thesis Requirements: Library Information Commons Can Help
* Close to 19,000 E-Books Added to the Library collection
* Collection Spotlight: Naxos Music Library and Knovel
* Systems Update: Library Catalog Enhancements
* WEB: Library Video Streaming
* Highly Successful “Next Generation Catalog” Workshop

New E-book Databases

*NEW DATABASE ANNOUNCEMENT*

The following E-book databases have been added to
the Library collection:

*Ebrary*
Contains 4,400 e-books from leading publishers in a wide
variety of subject areas and disciplines. Users have to install
a plug-in program once in order to view the contents.

*Oxford Scholarship Online*
Includes over 1,800 e-books published by the Oxford University
Press in multiple disciplines with an emphasis on the
humanities and social sciences.

*Oxford Digital Reference Shelf*
Provides access to 26 reference titles published by the
Oxford University Press. Most of them are dictionaries and
encyclopedias in the humanities and social science subjects.

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