Library Newsletter No. 121 (September 2021)

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HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 121 | September 2021

Wear A Mask

Welcome Back – Be Safe and Secure

Welcome to all the new students and staff, and welcome back to the returnees!


Orientation Welcome Wall

Orientation & Beyond!

The Library is excited to welcome you, whether you are a new student or returning. If you’re new: there’s lots to see and do: physically or online.


Mr Dixon Ip

Library iTalks – Entrepreneurship

This fall, we will have a series of iTalks on Entrepreneurship, starting with: From Coffee to Technology: Coffeepreneurship


Chinese pamphlet covers

Collection Spotlight – New Arrivals

The following highlights were recently added to our E-resources: 端傳媒 (Initium Media) … Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies … ASTM Compass … ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication … etc.


E-Resources Usage Graph

Electronic Resources Usage 2020

It’s exciting to see that usage leapt by 17% for ejournals and 22% for ebooks in 2020. This is a natural extension of the suspension of face-to-face instruction and the switch to online learning.


Kamancheh musical instrucment

Music and Costumes Exhibition Closing Concert

Since opening in March, the exhibition Between Europe and Asia: Traditional Music and Costumes from Central Asia, Caucasus and the Middle East has attracted much attention … A concert titled The Rose and the Nightingale: an evening of Music from Iran will be presented […] as the closing event of this exhibition


Research Support Services available

RDM Symposium, October 2021

Research data is an important asset for researchers as well as for the University. The value of research data can go far beyond the project for which it is created.


Inscribed Oracle Bone

Oracle Bones and Calligraphy Exhibition

From October to February, the Library will stage a special exhibition featuring oracle bones and the calligraphies of Dr. Xie Chunling in the G/F Gallery.


UV-C Book SterilizerLG3 Research Carrels - BlueNap Pod

Facilities – New & Improved!

There are lots of new things in the Library for you to try out! Enjoy! Ultraviolet Book SterilizersLockersNew Carrels and Pods and CarpetingLG4 Buddy ZoneNap Pods.



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