Information Session on E-Thesis Submission

Electronic Thesis Submission (for PGs)

As a graduating research postgraduate (MPhil/PhD) student, you need to submit an electronic version or “soft copy” of your thesis to the Library. This electronic submission is a graduation requirement.

An information session is organized by the Library to:

  • Explain the submission requirement and procedures
  • Demonstrate how to convert Word and TeX/LaTeX files to PDF
19 May Thursday 12:00 – 12:30 pm

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Library Workshop: Legal Information/ Effective Presentations

1. Legal Information

Legal research can be quicker and simpler if you use the right tools. This workshop introduces you to a range of print and electronic legal resources covering the jurisdictions of Hong Kong, UK, US and Mainland China. These resources will address your need to effectively locate laws and regulations, law cases and law review articles.

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Library Workshop: Bloomberg Professional

Bloomberg Professional is the world’s leading financial tool for an unrivaled wealth of current and historical information on equities, fixed income securities, foreign exchange, derivatives and commodities. Users can also have seamless access to company profiles, financial statements, analysts’ forecasts, market news and global economic data on this database.

The Library, in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics and the MBA office, will offer training sessions on Bloomberg. The training will cover the followings:

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Library Workshops: Reuters 3000 Xtra

Reuters 3000Xtra Analytic and Trading System

The Department of Finance and the Library will jointly offer open workshops for Reuters 3000 Xtra – a premium tool for integrated financial information. The workshop will show you how to:

  • Find and retrieve current & historical data on stocks, indices, exchange rates, etc.
  • Search for companies that meet certain criteria (e.g., PE ratio, dividend yield)
  • Compare stocks in the same or different sectors
  • Plot and download the price line graph of one or more instruments
24 March Thursday 1:00 – 2:15 pm
25March Friday 12:00 – 1:15 pm

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Library Workshops: 9 March – 11 March

1. E-books

The Library has an expanding e-book collection, over 160,000 titles, in different subjects. This workshop will introduce the techniques in searching for e-books and how to fully exploit available features such as searching within a title or across titles, and the print and download facilities.

A number of e-book databases will be covered, with special emphasis on Ebrary and MyiLibrary. You will be introduced to the personalized functions in these services which include bookmarking, creating annotations and managing bookshelves.

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Library Workshop: 18 February – 24 February

1. Web of Science

Web of Science (1975-) provides access to Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI Expanded) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI). These two databases together cover over 8,000 top international journals in science, engineering, business and social sciences. This workshop will show you how to:

  • Perform searches and obtain full-text of the retrieved results
  • Conduct cited reference search
  • Use Journal Citation Reports

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Library Workshops: 11 – 16 February

1. SciFinder Scholar (Web version)
SciFinder Scholar is the most comprehensive database of chemical literature, structures and reactions. It is an essential tool for researchers in chemistry, chemical engineering and biochemistry. In the workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Perform author, topic, chemical name, structure and reaction searches
  • Get substance details, such as physical, chemical and spectra properties as well as related references
  • Find synthetic pathways for substances, including involved catalysts, solvents and conditions
11 February Friday 12:30 – 2:00 pm

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Library Workshops: 8 December

1. Electronic Thesis Submission (for PGs)

As a graduating research postgraduate (MPhil/PhD) student, you are required to submit an electronic version or “soft copy” of your thesis to the Library. This electronic submission is a graduation requirement.

An information session is organized by the Library to:

  • Explain the submission requirement and procedures
  • Demonstrate how to convert Word and TeX/LaTeX files to PDF

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Library Workshops: 22 November – 24 November

1. Reuters 3000Xtra Analytic and Trading System

The Department of Finance and the Library will jointly offer open workshops for Reuters 3000 Xtra – a premium tool for integrated financial information. The workshop will show you how to:

  • Find and retrieve current & historical data on stocks, indices, exchange rates, etc.
  • Search for companies that meet certain criteria (e.g., PE ratio, dividend yield)
  • Compare stocks in the same or different sectors
  • Plot and download the price line graph of one or more instruments
22 November Monday 1:00 – 2:15 pm

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