Library Newsletter No. 119 (February 2021)

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HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 119 | February 2021

New furniture mockups

New Study Carrels are Almost Here!

For several years the Library has been working to upgrade all the aging wooden study carrels on LG3 and LG4.

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Statista Global Survey screen

Collection Spotlight: New WiseNews Interface and Expanded Statista

Try out the New WiseNews Interface – Into the new year, WiseNews has migrated to a new platform with improved user friendliness. […] Statista now with Global Consumer Survey – Are you looking for detailed consumer and market statistics for your research or course assignment?

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Cambridge U Press OA Benefits

Cambridge Read and Publish Agreement Signed

After prolonged negotiations, the Library recently signed a Read and Publish ejournal agreement with Cambridge University Press effective from January 2021. […] which effectively removes paywall restrictions and raises the visibility and impact of research content.

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Library Logo Contest 2021

Library Logo Contest

Creativity has no boundaries, let your creativity shine and join the Library’s logo contest.

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New Library Lockers

Self-service Lockers

We understand your need and have heard your survey suggestions. In order to help you not to leave personal belongings unattended, 32 lockers have been installed inside the Learning Commons.

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Library iTalk Presenter

Library iTalk

二月份的 iTalk 主題是「死亡解剖室:屍骨給我 上的一堂課」。

講者李衍蒨女士是美國俄勒岡大學哲學學士及香 港中文大學人類學文學碩士,於美國邁阿密殮房及 相關機構完成實習工作。

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Exhibition Costumes

Exhibition Celebrating HKUST Arts Festival 2021

In the spring, our Library will present the exhibition Between Europe and Asia: Traditional Music and Costumes from Central Asia, Caucasus and the Middle East, as an opening event of HKUST Arts Festival 2021.

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HKUST President at JULAC Forum

2021 JULAC Libraries Online Forum

On January 21-22, over 350 library staff attended a Forum organized by the 8 UGC-funded libraries. The Forum was hosted by HKUST Library as a Webinar, in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.

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黃千人Huang Qianren. 大清萬年一統地理全圖Da Qing wan nian yi tong di li quan tu.[Complete geographical map of the great Qing Dynasty], c.1811, China.

Antique Maps and Book Plans

The exhibition China in Antique Maps is now open in the Hong Kong Chiu Chow Chamber of Commerce Ko Pui Shuen Gallery, and can be visited until May 28.

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Security Camera

Security Improvement – Cameras

Security of belongings is often highlighted in responses to the Library’s user surveys. You have especially been pushing the Library to add more security cameras in the building.

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