Library Newsletter No. 113 (September 2019)

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HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 113 | September 2019

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Library Develops Games for Fun, Learning, & Engagement

Humans love playing and games – they stimulate us, relax us, pass the time, allow us to socialize, let us enjoy “alone time”, and also help us learn.


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QA in Supporting Teaching and Learning (Part 1)

Each year schools and academic support units file a report to the Committee on Teaching and Learning Quality. For four consecutive years, the Library’s reports showing our services and practices have been identified as exemplary in supporting teaching and learning.


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LibFest HK 2019

To foster a reading culture, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) has launched a year-round campaign Discover and Share – the Joy of Reading.


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Data Driven Decision Making for Adjusting Library Support

Increasingly, the Library is working to respond to users’ needs to optimize users’ satisfaction. One challenge is to accommodate students’ high demand for study space.


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Collection Spotlight : Journals and Databases

JSTOR Journals: Arts & Sciences IV, VI, IX, X China Academic Journals Full-Text Database: Series I … Web of Science. China Science Citation Database … BBC Landmark Video Collection … etc.


Professor Roel Sterckx

Library iTalk Series

This year’s iTalk series will be kicked off by an academic seminar jointly organized with the Division of Humanities. Professor Roel Sterckx, a distinguished scholar of the philosophy and technology of ancient China, will speak on Figurative Language and Technology in Early China.


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Researcher Workshops: New Topics, Sharper Focus

Researchers’ workflow is not only about lab work, field work, and brain work. Throughout a research cycle – from exploring literature and information sources, managing data and field notes, academic writing and publishing, to tidying one’s research profile – there are a lot of details to take care of.


Master TONG Tik-Sang

Fall Exhibitions

From The Consoling Lotus to The Red Plum: The Legend of Tong Tik-sang’s Creative Career (解語 • 紅梅: 唐滌生創作傳奇) will be a special exhibition to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the death of master TONG Tik-sang (1917-1959).


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Improved Library Systems

3D Scanning Book Scanner New Computers in E-Learning Classrooms New Arrivals WebsiteBibliographic Linked Data.



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