Library Newsletter No. 106 (November 2017)

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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.



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.



Summer Facilities Enhancements

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



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.



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.



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.



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.



Scholarly Communications Website –

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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