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(updated on 25 June 2015) RSS


Library Expands Access to Resources on Biomedical Sciences

The Library is pleased to announce that about 1,440 e-journals on Biomedical Sciences from Elsevier are now available to the University community to facilitate research.

Subject No. of e-journals
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 340
Health Sciences 960
Immunology and Microbiology 140

To explore this extensive e-journal collection, please visit the library web page E-Journals - Featured Collections and select "ScienceDirect".

(25 Jun 2015)

Talk @ the Library: Get an Insider's Tips on Publishing Your Work!

The Library is pleased to announce the upcoming talk — Get an Insider's Tips on Publishing Your Work – Emerald Guide to Getting Published.

Being a leading publisher of management research, Emerald Group Publishing Limited publishes nearly 300 journals and over 2,350 books and book series volumes in the fields of business, management and more. Emerald has 57 journals included in Thomson Reuters ISI.

This talk will provide you with an 'insider's' guide to academic publishing, and suggest some practical tips, share experiences and highlight best practice for submission of research papers to international, peer-reviewed journals and books.

In this talk, you will learn about:

  • Emerald – an introduction to its history
  • Publishing processes and peer review
  • Choosing a publication
  • Structuring your paper
  • Publishing ethics
  • Dissemination and promotion of your work
Speaker: Mr. Daniel Jopling, Publisher, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Date and Time: 19 June 2015 (Friday), 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Library User Education Room

The medium of instruction is English.

For enquiries, please call 3442-6415, email lbinf@cityu.edu.hk or visit our Reference Desk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(10 Jun 2015)

Library Adds E-journals from Taylor & Francis

The Library is pleased to announce that about 1,740 e-journals from Taylor & Francis are now available at your fingertips, 24/7 to support research activities in different areas.

Subject No. of e-journals
Business 110
Humanities & Social Sciences 1090
Science, Technology & Engineering 540

To explore this extensive e-journal collection, please visit the library web page E-Journals - Featured Collections and select "Taylor & Francis Online".

(28 May 2015)

Temporary Suspension of Hostel Bookdrop Service (Summer Term)

In view of the low usage of bookdrop during summer term and with an aim to better utilize library resources, the hostel bookdrop service will be suspended from 8 June (Monday) to 30 August 2015 (Sunday), both dates inclusive. Library users are encouraged to come back to the campus library to return their books during this period. Our bookdrop collection service will be resumed when Semester A of 2015/16 starts on 31 August 2015 (Monday).

We apologize for any inconvenience caused to the users.

(11 May 2015)

Si Ku Quan Shu Reading Room 四庫全書閱覽室 is Now Open

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To provide a better space and ambience for the study of Chinese classics, Si Ku Quan Shu 四庫全書 in particular, the Library has turned part of the 2nd floor into a Si Ku Quan Shu Reading Room 四庫全書閱覽室.

The opening hours of the room are the same as the Library's. It is accessible by all valid CityU Library users, but priority is given to those who use the collection housed in the room.

To find out more about the Si Ku Quan Shu Reading Room, visit: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/collect/skqs/.

Enquiries & assistance:
Circulation Counter, Library; Phone 3442-8316; Email lbasprs@cityu.edu.hk

(1 Apr 2015)

Coin-operated Photocopier - Termination of Service (15 April 2015)

In view of the low usage of coin-operated photocopiers, the Library will withdraw the coin-operated photocopier with effect from 15 April 2015.

Users are therefore recommended to use Octopus-operated photocopiers in Library.

(31 Mar 2015)