e-Bulletin (Jan 2022, Issue 153)

Featured Resources for Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles

The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer-previewed scientific journal that publishes experimental methods in video format. You can explore a full journal collection here.

JoVE Science Education is another collection consists of high quality videos which explain scientific and clinical fundamentals through easy-to-understand video demonstrations. Here are some featured collections on related subjects for FAST students and staff.
Explore full collection for JoVE Science Education now by visiting Library website.

For teaching purposes, JoVE provides support on embedding videos in Blackboard, mapping videos with a course and creating quiz banks, etc. The curriculum specialist of JoVE, Dr Wallis Yu delivered a talk about “Use JoVE Videos to Support Teaching” in November 2021. You can revisit the webinar’s recording and slides for details.
Should you need any assistance, please contact FAST Faculty Librarian for help.
Vogue Archive (via ProQuest) provides a complete searchable archive of American Vogue from the first issue released in 1892 to the latest one. It preserves the content, both graphics and stories from the world’s greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers from the dawn of the modern era to present day.

With rich indexing on images, you can conduct an advanced search to find a particular image by fashion item, i.e. types of garments, fashion details, accessories or cosmetics, designers and also brand names and contributors, etc.

Explore Vogue Archive now by accessing it via the Library website.

Printed journals for other versions of Vogue are also available in Library collections.

Media Resources

Confront how ALL data has uncertainty, and why statistics is a powerful tool for reaching insights and solving problems. Begin by describing and summarizing data with the help of concepts such as the mean, median, variance, and standard deviation. Learn common statistical notation and graphing techniques, and get a preview of the programming language R, which will be used throughout the course. – from Kanopy webpage
How to Summarize Data with Statistics
Influential philosophers throughout history have argued that humans are purely rational beings. But cognitive studies show we are wired to accept false beliefs. Review some of our built-in biases, and discover that logic is the perfect corrective. Then survey what you will learn in the course. – from Kanopy webpage
Why Study Logic?

New Additions and Trial Databases

Trial Databases:

JSTOR journal and primary sources temporary expanded access

[Expiry: 30 Jun 2022]
To support libraries during the COVID-19 crisis, JSTOR has opened up free access to all Archive Journal Collections, Thematic Collections and Primary Sources Collections.

Nursing Reference Center Plus

[Expiry: 30 Jun 2022]
This evidence-based reference tool provides clinical resources to nurses, directly at point-of-care. It covers nursing skills with videos, management topics, care plans and more.


[Expiry: 16 Feb 2022]
Collections: 本土文學,民國籍粹,翻譯文學,及海外拾遺