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Library Opening and Counter Service Hours for Lunar New Year Break 2018

Period: 15 - 21 February 2018

Opening Hours#

Monday to Sunday 08:30 - 23:00

Counter Service Hours#

15 February (Thu): 08:30 - 18:00
19 February (Mon): Closed
20 - 21 February (Tue - Wed): 08:30 - 18:00

# The Library will close on 16 - 18 February 2018.

From 22 February 2018 (Thursday) onwards, the regular Library opening and counter service hours will resume.

(1 Feb 2018)

Exhibition - Whales, Dolphins and Humans: Can We All Get Along?

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Subject: Exhibition - Whales, Dolphins and Humans: Can We All Get Along?

If you are interested to learn more about the population and behavior of the Omura's whale....

If you care about creating a better habitat for whales, dolphins and different species living in the ocean....

Don't miss out the exhibition - "Whales, Dolphins and Humans: Can We All Get Along?" in the Library!

The CityU Library is hosting the exhibition "Whales, Dolphins and Humans: Can We All Get Along?" in the Wofoo Foundation Gallery. The exhibition is a showcase of the continuous effort from the Walking with Omura's Whale (WOW) Program, advocating to increase empathy for nature and arouse public awareness in conservation and nature with the use of multimedia creation.

The exhibition features a VR game and motion graphics created by CityU students who have participated in the WOW program.

Come to our exhibition in the Wofoo Foundation Gallery to find out more!

Date:29 Jan - 11 Feb 2018
Time:8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Venue:Wofoo Foundation Gallery, Run Run Shaw Library

Opening hours for VR game:

Mon - Fri:10:30 a.m. - 12:30 noon & 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays:Closed
(29 Jan 2018)

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

Information Skills Workshop

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:23 January 2018 (Tuesday), 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
27 February 2018 (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!

(22 Jan 2018)

CityU LibCompass - a new wayfinding app for navigating in the Library

CityU LibCompass

We are happy to announce the Library’s new wayfinding app, CityU LibCompass, is now available for download on your mobile devices.

CityU LibCompass will guide you through different locations in the library. When you come to the Library, you may use this wayfinding app to search for the location of the books, journals, service counters, printers, washroom or different facilities in the Library. It will show you the route to your desired locations. CityU LibCompass also provides location-based information as well as notifications on Library events, news and more.

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You may use the QR code below to download CityU LibCompass for free at Google Play or Apple App Store. It will be your helpful guide for navigating inside the Library.

For more information, please visit Library’s website: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/libcompass/. For enquiries, please contact the Library IT HelpDesk, call 3442-6963 or WhatsApp to 6798-7732.

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(17 Jan 2018)

Complete the Library Survey to Win an iPad or Fitbit Watch!

Library User Survey 2018

The Library is committed to offering quality services to support teaching, learning and research of the University. To ensure the Library is providing the services you need, we are conducting a user survey to collect your feedback.

Tell us what you think and win a prize!

(15 Jan 2018)

Library Newsletter January 2018 Issue Available Now!

Library Newsletter January 2018 Issue

Did you know that an exciting new place, CREATE! Makerspace, will be open soon in the Library? There will be new equipment and facilities for you to work on your creative projects!

And don’t miss out on the latest news about the Library’s collection. We have an extensive selection of e-resources ranging from e-books, e-journals, online videos, to databases, covering various disciplines to support your study and research.

Find out what GE1401 students have to say about the Library’s workshops. We have received enthusiastic feedback from them.

Also, we want to keep you up to date with the latest trend in academic publishing: open access.

We really care about your views and expectations of the Library’s services. Please take some time to complete the Library User Survey 2018. You can find the link to the Survey in the Newsletter.

For this and much more, visit the Library Newsletter at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/about/newsletter/issue_201801.htm

(15 Jan 2018)

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

Information Skills Workshop

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.

Topics covered include how to find information about:

  • 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:19 January 2018 (Friday), 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
1 March 2018 (Thursday), 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!

(9 Jan 2018)

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

Information Skills Workshop

Come and explore CityU LibraryFind, the Library search platform, in a one-hour 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:18 January 2018 (Thursday), 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
29 January 2018 (Monday), 3:00 pm - 4:00 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 and Reference Help Desk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(8 Jan 2018)