Library Newsletter No. 111 (February 2019)

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HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 111 | February 2019

E Discovery 2019

4th Library E-Discovery Week

E-Discovery Week will run from February 25 to March 1. Learn, Search, and Win has been our motto since the first E-Discovery Week in 2013. The goal of the event is to spark users’ interest in the Library’s quality electronic resources in a fun- filled interactive way.

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Professor Andrew Horner

Storytelling in Movie Soundtracks

Come and check out Infinity War, Interstellar, and Avatar as you have never seen and heard them before!

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Research Bridge

Research Bridge : Connecting HKUST Researchers

Research is hard work for sure. The intellectual effort is no doubt daunting, but there are also various housekeeping chores that require researchers’ attention and time.

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Gartner Database

Database Spotlight

With the recent joint effort of ITSC, SBM, ISOM, SENG and the Library, HKUST faculty, students and staff have seamless access to Gartner’s Core IT Research. This web portal provides in-depth, impartial research and opinions from IT industry analysts regarding tech-related market intelligence data, business information, and research report.

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Byebye Media Counter

Single Counter Service Integration

Due to organizational changes, the counter for checking out media resources merged to the Circulation Counter in November to provide a one-stop-shop service point for library user.

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Google Skills Group Photo

Library Staff Development : Google Applied Digital Skills

In fall 2018, the Library launched a training project for our staff to explore Google’s Applied Digital Skills using its free project-based video curriculum (https://applieddigitalskills.withgoogle.com/).

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Smart Campus Project

Library Smart Campus Project

The Library has joined a campus- wide effort to develop projects for a Sustainable Smart Campus as a Living Lab (https://ssc.ust.hk/). We are collaborating with ITSC on development being done as a guided learning project by HKUST students.

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Library Exhibitions

Ex libris is Latin referring to a bookplate affixed to a book for identifying its ownership. It is believed to date back to the 15th century in Europe when aristocrats produced one of the first ex libris in books presented to monasteries as gifts.

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Walter R. Kent 1970

New Walter R. Kent Collection

The Library recently received a large and precious collection of maps, posters, books, and aircraft models from the estate of the late Walter R. Kent.

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Vivian Ho Book Talk

Spring Book Talks

Following the very successful book talk in 2016 on 《1849 日出日落》, we are very pleased to have the return of Mr. Chi Ming Yan (甄子明) to speak to us on his new book 《1858 風起雲湧》 on February 20.

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