News & Events

[Library Webinars] Disciplinary Research Information in September and October – Join Now!

2020-09-11 10:18 | News

The Library will hold a series of interactive webinars on Learn@PolyU in September and October 2020. These webinars aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills specific to your disciplines that is crucial to progress academically and professionally in your chosen field.

All students and staff are welcome. More details of each webinar available HERE.

 

Library Webinars

Code Topic Date Time Instructor
LS073 Databases for Hotel and Tourism Management 21-Sep-2020 (Mon) 2:30 - 4:00 PM Eddie Ko
LS077 Specialized Information for Fashion Marketing and Textiles 23-Sep-2020 (Wed) 2:30 - 4:00 PM Jenny Lam
LS053 Resources for China Studies 29-Sep-2020 (Tue) 2:30 - 3:45 PM Iris Wai
LS060 Specialized Webinar for Health Sciences Subjects 8-Oct-2020 (Thu) 2:30 - 4:00 PM Lydia Ngai
LS042 Mastering Techniques in Searching Business and Financial Databases 13-Oct-2020 (Tue) 2:30 - 4:00 PM William Ho

Register Now!

Registration will close on the day before the scheduled webinar.
The webinar will be delivered via Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra).

For further learning support, email us at lbinf@polyu.edu.hk, get in touch with your Faculty Librarian, or contact us.

Pao Yue-kong Library 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Launching of Online Printing Submission System

2020-09-09 17:46 | News

The Library is pleased to announce the launch of its new Online Printing Submission System (OPSS).  From now on, PolyU students and staff have to submit their print requests of large-format poster through the OPSS. The print charge will be calculated immediately after selecting the preferred printing parameters such as page size, paper type and media.  When the printout is completed, you can collect the printed document and settle the payment at the Technical Support Desk in i-Space, 4/F North Wing.

Please refer to Large Format Printing and Scanning for more details. For enquiries, please contact Technical Support Desk (i-Space, 4/F) or call 2766-6909.

 

[Library Online Course] Using EndNote – Join Now!

2020-09-07 09:21 | Event

The Library has launched an online course for using EndNote, a reference management tool to help you cite and manage references in your assignment or research papers. Join the course to learn the key features about EndNote, including how to insert references from different sources and how to cite references in Word document.

This online course consists of 8 modules and each takes about 20 mins to complete. You will receive an e-certificate upon completion of the first 5 mandatory modules.

Mandatory Modules:

  • Module 1 – Introduction
  • Module 2 – Get started with EndNote
  • Module 3 – Add references to EndNote
  • Module 4 – Insert and edit citations in MS Word
  • Module 5 – Save your reference library

Optional Modules:

  • Module 6 – Group your references
  • Module 7 – Remove duplicate references
  • Module 8 – Share references

Register Now!
The course will appear in your Learn@PolyU My Courses within two working days after registration.

For further learning support, email us at lbinf@polyu.edu.hk, get in touch with your Faculty Librarian, or contact us via various channels.

Pao Yue-kong Library 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

[Library Online Course] Library Resources & Services for Undergraduate Students

2020-09-03 09:01 | News

Tailor-made for undergraduate students, this online course aims to equip you with essential skills and knowledge areas for your study like when you have to complete a research assignment. The online setting provides you with flexible time and space to genuinely learn and master the skills of using library resources and services for your academic journey.

Register Now
The course will appear in your Learn@PolyU My Courses within two working days after registration.

The online course consists of 6 modules:

  • Module 1 – Get started with your research assignment!
  • Module 2 – Using OneSearch
  • Module 3 – Using Advanced Search
  • Module 4 – Library Databases
  • Module 5 – Find Related Articles
  • Module 6 – Citing References

For further learning support, email us at lbinf@polyu.edu.hk, get in touch with your Faculty Librarian, or contact us via various channels.

Pao Yue-kong Library 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

[Library Online Course] Library Resources & Services for Postgraduate Students

2020-09-02 09:38 | News

This self-paced course on Learn@PolyU is designed to support the learning and research needs of postgraduate students. It aims to equip postgraduate students with skills and knowledge to conduct research for assignments and dissertation, with particular focus on the literature review process, database searching, and finding key research through researcher profiles and more.

Register Now
The course will appear in your Learn@PolyU My Courses within two working days after registration.

Course modules:

Module 1 – Using OneSearch

Find books and articles via OneSearch within and beyond the PolyU Library 

Module 2 – Using Advanced Search 

How advanced search would help in finding scholarly resources for your assignments and research topics 

Module 3 – Library Databases

How to use library databases for in-depth research  

Module 4 - Retrieve Related Articles

Find more similar articles on your research topic

Module 5 – Citing References

What is a citation, why do we cite, and how to cite? 

Module 6 – Researcher Profiles

What are researcher profiles? Why use them? 

 

For further learning support, email us at lbinf@polyu.edu.hk, get in touch with your Faculty Librarian, or contact us via various channels.

 

Pao Yue-kong Library 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Self-checkout stations – Enhancing your borrowing experience!

2020-07-07 09:19 | News
With the full implementation of RFID technology on our book collection, users can now conveniently check out books without waiting in queue by using the new Self-checkout station placed near the exit of the Library Podium Floor. Experience for yourself how easy and fast it is to borrow books at the new station.

For Reserve Books and AV materials, please continue to use the designated Self-checkout stations in the respective areas to borrow the items.

This short video clip shows how easy it is to check out books.

Stay Healthy! Stay Curious! Visit PolyU Open Educational Resources Portal

2020-04-08 11:41 | News


PolyU Open Educational Resources (OER) Portal features quality OER selected from around the world, which are indexed and classified into eight disciplines to mirror the eight faculties/schools of the PolyU.  In the Portal, you can discover or even share open-licensed teaching, learning and research resources that reside in the public domain, enriching and enhancing teaching and learning.    

A good news is that we have collected links of resources, cultural events, and online exhibitions around the world for you to enjoy and learn at the same time during COVID-19 pandemic!

Check out our new section “Stay Healthy & Stay Curious” on the PolyU OER Portal https://oer.lib.polyu.edu.hk/ to find out more!

For enquiries, please contact us via the following channels: