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(updated on 21 September 2017) RSS


Announcing the winners of the "Keep Learning Keep Growing" Lucky Draw!

We are happy to announce the winners of the Lucky Draw from the Lunchtime Challenge of "Keep Learning Keep Growing" Exhibition!

iPadPro:

  • LUO, Yi (Language Studies)

Zip Mobile printer by Polaroid:

  • HU, Xiaochen (Information Systems Management)

1TB hard drive:

  • TAKEMURA, Chisa (Exchange Student)
  • CHENG, Tianxiang (Information Systems Management)

Thank you for the generous prize sponsorship from ProQuest (iPad Pro), Emerald (Zip Mobile printer by Polaroid) and Wiley (1TB hard drives). The winners will be contacted individually via email with instructions for how to collect the prizes. Congratulations!

We would once again like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated in the event.

(22 Sep 2017)

Using Scopus Database to Find High Quality Research - An Information Skills Workshop @CityU Library

Library Orientation Tours for New Students

Working on a literature review? Need to find high quality research for your assignment? Want to identify the most highly cited articles in your field?

Join our Using Scopus Database workshop to find out how this powerful multi-disciplinary database can make finding high impact research simple.

Date and time: 17 October 2017 (Tuesday), 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
8 November 2017 (Wednesday), 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: User Education Room, Library
Medium of instruction: English

The two sessions are identical. Participants will be able to have hands-on practice.

To reserve a seat, please visit: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/course/isw/. Please note that the Library reserves the right to cancel any session with less than 5 registrants.

For enquiries, please call 3442-8395, email lbinf@cityu.edu.hk or visit our Law & Reference Help Desk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(21 Sep 2017)

Introduction to Finding Business Information - An Information Skills Workshop @CityU Library

Library Orientation Tours for New Students

The Library is pleased to announce the upcoming workshop, Introduction to Finding Business Information. In this workshop, participants will explore a range of Library and web based resources to find credible business information.

  • Business topics
  • Company, industry and market reports
  • Case studies

The workshop also includes points for evaluating business information available on the web. All staff and students are welcome!

Date and time: 11 October 2017 (Wednesday), 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
24 October 2017 (Tuesday), 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: User Education Room, Library
Medium of instruction: English

The two sessions are identical. Participants will be able to have hands-on practice.

To reserve a seat, please visit: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/course/isw/. Please note that the Library reserves the right to cancel any session with less than 5 registrants.

For enquiries, please call 3442-8395, email lbinf@cityu.edu.hk or visit our Law & Reference Help Desk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(15 Sep 2017)

Library Newsletter September 2017 Issue Available Now!

Library Newsletter September 2017 Issue

Confused by all the many library resources for articles, books, e-books and more? Read about the new library search platform CityU LibraryFind, your 1-stop service to discover (almost) everything the Library has to offer.

Want to know about the achievement of CityU faculty members? Find out how CityU Scholars, launched during the semester break, brings our Faculty's accomplishments to your fingertips.

Experiencing a hectic time at the start of the semester? Read about Library services and facilities to help your study and imporve your productivity.

For this and much more, visit the Library Newsletter.

(14 Sep 2017)

CityU Scholars - Training Workshop

At the start of the new academic year, the Library is organizing another round of training workshop on CityU Scholars. There are two identical sessions.

Date Time Venue Online
Registration
11 September 2017 (Monday) 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Library User Education Room
12 September 2017 (Tuesday) 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

The workshop aims at helping our faculty members to make the best use of CityU Scholars to showcase their research achievement. Topics that we will cover include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Updating and enhancing your researcher profile on CityU Scholars
  • Claiming the research output that the Library has harvested for you from Scopus and Web of Science
  • Inputting your other research output and activity information (e.g. journal editorship, media coverage or contribution, prizes and honours, etc.) in CityU Scholars
  • Generating CVs in CityU Scholars
  • Making use of CityU Scholars to recruit PhD students and research assistants
  • Understanding synchronized contents and knowing that you do not need to input them yourself

All faculty members are welcome to join, especially new comers who are new to CityU Scholars.

To reserve a place, please fill out the online registration form.

Enquiries related to CityU Scholars or the training workshop can be sent to lbscholars@cityu.edu.hk or the subject librarians.

We look forward to seeing you in the workshop.

(6 Sep 2017)

Media Return Service via Library Bookdrops

We are pleased to announce that media return service via the Library bookdrops is now available!

You can return media resources to the Media Return outside the Library, or the new Media Return at the Student Residence (outside Sir Gordon and Lady Ivy Wu Hall).

(4 Sep 2017)

Law Library Workshops, Semester A 2017/18

At the beginning of a new academic year, the Law Collection and Services Section has arranged a series of workshops to show you how to use legal materials effectively for your study and research. The law library workshops cover a variety of topics which are closely related to the curriculum: common law materials, People’s Republic of China legal resources, alternative dispute resolution sources, maritime law information, law journals and other secondary materials, citation of legal information, as well as the use of major law databases. Full details are available from library web page, http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/course/law.htm.

Registration is now open
To reserve a place, please visit our web page and click "To register" under each workshop.

We look forward to seeing you in the workshops!

(31 Aug 2017)

Information Skills Workshop @CityU Library: Exploring CityU LibraryFind - the New Library Search Platform

Library Orientation Tours for New Students

Come and explore CityU LibraryFind, the new Library search platform, in a 45-minute workshop. All staff and students are welcome!

In this workshop, you will learn the features of CityU LibraryFind, and get practical tips on how to:

  • Find books, media, course reserves, articles, etc.
  • Improve your search results
  • View results and access full text
  • Request and renew items
  • Manage your Library Account, and more
Date and time: 5 September 2017 (Tuesday), 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
15 September 2017 (Friday), 11:00 am - 11:45 am
3 October 2017 (Tuesday), 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
9 October 2017 (Monday), 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
18 October 2017 (Wednesday), 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Venue: User Education Room, Library
Medium of instruction: English

The five sessions are identical. Participants will be able to have hands-on practice.

To reserve a seat, please visit: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/course/isw/. Please note that the Library reserves the right to cancel any session with less than 5 registrants.

For enquiries, please call 3442-8395, email lbinf@cityu.edu.hk or visit our Law and Reference Help Desk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(29 Aug 2017)

Library Orientation Tours and "Getting Started" Sessions for New Postgraduate Students

Library Orientation Tours for New Students

Welcome new postgraduate students! Registration is now open for the Library Orientation for New Postgraduate Students.

Attend a one-hour "Getting Started" Session to acquire basic skills in using library resources and services to support your learning and research. The "Getting Started" Sessions will be offered from 4 September (Monday) 2017 to 15 September (Friday) 2017. Register now via AIMS!

Medium of instruction: English
Venue: Library User Education Room

We also have a 30-minute Library Orientation Tour after each "Getting Started" Session to show you the locations and arrangements of our Library’s collections and facilities. Also register for a tour session to secure a place!

For more information, visit: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/orient/orient_pg.htm.

For enquiries, please visit the Law and Reference Help Desk, call 3442-8395, or email: lbinf@cityu.edu.hk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(28 Aug 2017)

Library Services Exhibition: Keep Learning • Keep Growing

Library Orientation Tours for New Students

As the new semester begins, CityU library sends the warmest welcome to all students and staff!

  • Do you know how to use CityU LibraryFind - the new Library search tool?
  • Do you want to search information resources effectively and polish your research skills?
  • Do you know how CityU Scholars can help researchers organize, track and showcase their achievements online?

Come to our "Keep Learning Keep Growing" Exhibition at the Woofoo Foundation Gallery! We will take you on a tour about the library’s services and facilities.

And don't miss out the Lunchtime Challenge – it is only available for a limited period!

Period: 21 Aug 2017 to 15 Sep 2017 (12-2:00pm, Monday to Friday only)

Participate in the Lunchtime Challenge to win library souvenirs and enter the Lucky Draw* ! You could bring home an iPad Pro or Polaroid Zip Mobile printer, or a 1TB hard drive.

We are looking forward to seeing you in the Library!

* Limited to current CityU students and staff. Limited to one entry per person. Thank you for the generous prize sponsorship from ProQuest (iPad Pro), Emerald (Zip Mobile printer by Polaroid) and Wiley (1TB hard drives).

(21 Aug 2017)

Integrated Law & Reference Help Desk launched

The integrated Law & Reference Help Desk is officially launched! Located in the Law Collection and Services Section, the Law & Reference Help Desk handles enquiries and provides reference services across a wide range of subject areas for all library users. The help desk is operated by knowledgeable library staff from two library sections and supported by professional librarians. If you have any questions while using the Library, such as searching CityU LibraryFind, finding materials, or using the electronic resources etc., please approach the Law & Reference Help Desk during the service hours.

Library Orientation Tours for New Students

You are also welcome to reach us by phone at 3442 8395 or send us a message via the WhatsApp-a-Librarian service at 6798 7732.

We look forward to meeting you at the Law & Reference Help Desk!

(21 Aug 2017)

Library Orientation Tours for New Students

Library Orientation Tours for New Students

Welcome new students! To prepare for the new academic year at CityU, you are highly recommended to join our 30-minute Library Orientation Tours to get an overview of the locations of the Library's collections and facilities.

The Library Tours will be offered from

30 August (Wednesday) to 15 September (Friday) 2017

  • Want to get in early? Attend the walk-in tours offered on 30-31 August or 1 September. No registration is required for these early bird sessions.
  • Want to reserve a place? Register now via AIMS for the tours offered from 4 September onwards.

To learn more, visit http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/orient/tours.htm.

For enquiries, please visit the Law and Reference Help Desk, call 3442-8395 or email: lbinf@cityu.edu.hk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(9 Aug 2017)

New Changes in User Privileges and Loan Services

With the launch of CityU LibraryFind, users may need to take note of the following changes related to user privileges and loan services:

1. Logging In

The username and password for your library account is now the same as those for university PCs and WiFi.

2. Emails

You will now receive an email when library material is checked-in/out, renewed or about to be overdue.

3. Renewals

Items can now be renewed for any number of times up to the maximum renewal period, unless recalled.

4. Longer Loan Period for Reserve Items

Materials in the Semi-closed Collection and a few items in the Media Resources Collection can be loaned for 5 hours, 1 day or 3 days as per recommendation of the faculty members.

5. Overdue Fines

Overdue fines are now calculated at a flat rate and there is no longer a maximum fine chargeable.

6. Privilege Suspension

Unsettled fines of over HK$30 will now result in temporary suspension of borrowing privileges

7. JULAC Re-registration

JULAC card holders must re-register at host libraries to continue enjoying library privileges.

8. One Privilege Package

With the one-patron-one-Library privilege policy, users with multiple roles will be offered the highest level of Library services s/he is entitled.

(21 Jul 2017)