Library Newsletter No. 112 (April 2019)

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HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 112 | April 2019

E Discovery Week

2019 E-Discovery Week

The Library was buzzing with activity from February 25 to March 1 during our 4th E-Discovery Week. Hundreds of students took our E-Discovery Challenge and visited our e-resources booths on Feb 27 and 28.


Collection Spotlights

Collection Spotlight

  • Grove Music Online: a major reference work with in-depth coverage of music, musicians, and music scholarship
  • LexisNexis Academic: a one-stop shop for a wide variety of full-text news sources, business, and legal information
  • O’Reilly Safari: 38,000 business and IT-related ebooks plus


Program attendees

Spring Term Workshops for PGs Researchers

This March was a busy time with our Researchers’ Series – a variety of seminars and workshops for PGs, many of which could be counted into PDC hours in various courses.


Venkat & Sarah

Equipping Librarians to Support RDM

Managing research data well is not a simple task. Unlike published research outcomes, data tend to be more “personal” to researchers, invisible to and inaccessible by others.


Professor Percy Gavin DIAS

My Favorite Lecture : Introduction to Computer Networking

A computer network is a set of computers connected together for the purpose of sending and receiving information. The Internet itself can be considered a computer network.


Information Desk

InfoDesk : A New Service Model

In the past weeks you may have noticed a change in the G/F. The Information Desk is gone! This is a new stage in the evolution of information services at HKUST Library and in the world in general.


Ancient Seals




Opening Ceremony

Exhibitions and Activities

The Exhibition on International Bookplates was opened on March 7. Through the exhibits, we hope to arouse HKUST members’ interest in and appreciation of this unique art form.



IWD Events

For this year’s International Women’s Day, the Library has planned a series of events to celebrate.


President Entering Library

Facial Recognition for Library Access

The Library has joined a campus-wide effort to develop projects for a Sustainable Smart Campus as a Living Lab (



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