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[截止日期延至8月13日] 贏取往日本交流機會,參加「笹川杯品書知日本」 2021 徵文比賽!

2021-07-19 11:46 | News

[Deadline Extended to 13 August] A Chance to Win a Cultural Exchange Tour to Japan: Write a Reflection on a Japan-Themed Book

各位理大同學,擴闊國際視野,提升文化涵養的機會又來了!誠邀大家參加2021「笹川杯品書知日本」徵文比賽,以千五至二千字分享你對日本相關書籍的讀後感。你將有機會免費前往日本作深度體驗及交流。比賽詳情如下:

「笹川杯品書知日本」2021徵文大獎賽

「笹川杯品書知日本」2021徵文比賽,旨在鼓勵全國包括港澳地區的大學生通過閱讀各類與日本相關的書籍,撰寫論文、讀後感等體裁的文章,激發大學生對日本社會、經濟、文化等領域進行深入了解和研究的興趣。

為配合是項比賽,圖書館亦於6月7日至8月13日期間,同步在實體及網上舉辧以日本為主題的書籍展覽。歡迎同學借閲好書,再踴躍投稿。

徵文要求

  1. 徵文
    閱讀各種、各類與日本相關的圖書,之後所撰寫的論文、感想文、體會文等文章。
  2. 截止時間
    各參賽者須於2021年8月13日或之前向本校投稿。學校將會選出兩篇徵文推薦參加全國決賽。
  3. 徵文對象
    所有理大學生
  4. 投稿方式
    1) 請通過電郵投稿,徵文稿須為word格式。
    2) 投稿接收郵箱: lbueo@polyu.edu.hk
    3) 投稿電郵主題請寫:《品書知日本2021》投稿
    4) 徵文稿件的檔案名格式為:姓名--學生証號碼--徵文的標題。例如:張三--20123456D--京都 漫步
    5) 本次比賽進入全國決賽階段後,將採用匿名審稿機制,請確定文章內沒有出現姓名和學校資料。
  5. 稿件要求
    1) 徵文語言:中文/日文
    2) 字數限制:1500-2000字(不符合字數要求的徵文將被篩除)
    3) 文章體裁:自由(散文、詩歌除外)
    4) 格式要求:本次比賽以「書」為主題,請在文末以章節附註形式注明所閱圖書名稱及參考文獻。
  6. 徵文聲明:
    1) 參加過其他徵文活動並獲獎的作品不能參選。
    2) 獲獎作品的版權歸本活動主辦者所有,獲獎作品不能參加其他同類徵文活動。
    3) 應徵作品一律不予退稿,請參賽者自留底稿。
  7. 徵文獎勵
    1) 理大校初選:
    本次徵文大獎賽將在全校投稿作品中,推薦兩篇參加全國決賽之評選。理大圖書館將為兩名被推薦學生各頒發證書及圖書禮券港幣500元。
    2) 全國決賽評選:
    一等獎5名;二等獎10名;最佳組織獎5個。
    所有獲獎者將獲得由主辦單位頒發的獲獎證書。其中,5名一等獎的得獎者將被邀請於2022年2月(暫定)進行為期8天的訪日交流。二等獎的得獎者及最佳組織獎之得獎者將獲得相應的獎品。
  8. 徵文官網
    http://activity.lib.sjtu.edu.cn/zhengwen/2021/notice.asp
  9. 評審結果
    經評審委員會通過的決賽結果,將會於2021年10月底經由大會官方網站發佈。

大獎賽組織

  1. 主辦單位: 上海交通大學圖書館、日本科學協會、人民中國雜誌社
  2. 理大校初賽評審單位: 包玉剛圖書館、中文及雙語學系

Database Maintenance : ProQuest databases (except ProQuest e-book Central)

2021-06-24 13:15 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of ProQuest databases (except ProQuest e-book Central) will be temporarily unavailable on 25 Jul 2021 from 10:00 to 20:00.

 

JSTOR journal and primary sources temporary expanded access (Trial)

2021-06-04 14:33 | News

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.

Expiry date: 30 June 2022

Use the Library’s Bookmarklet to access e-Resources when off-campus

2021-05-31 16:40 | News

Do you often find journal articles from Google, Google Scholar, or publisher websites but end up with a payment request? The good news is that if the Library has already subscribed to the e-Resources you need, you can easily access it with just one click!

Install the Library’s Bookmarklet on your browser to seamlessly connect Library’s purchased e-Resources from web searches or publisher websites. Watch this short video to see how to install and how it works!

In addition to the Bookmarklet, also access e-Resources via the links on the Library’s web pages or OneSearch as this will direct you to authenticate with your NetID using the EZProxy function. You will gain access after successful authentication

PolyU staff can access e-Resources via Remote Desktop in your office computer. To do this, you will first need to register your office computer for remote access from off-campus. For details, please visit the FAQ page provided by ITS. When you are off-campus, Global Protect VPN service is not needed to access Library’s e-Resources.

If you have further questions on connecting to Library’s e-Resources remotely, email us at lbviews@polyu.edu.hk, get in touch with your Faculty Librarian, or contact us.

Nursing Reference Center Plus (Trial)

2021-05-25 11:17 | News

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 date: 30 June 2022

IUPAC Standards Online (Trial)

2021-03-03 09:20 | News

A database created by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) covering international standards and recommendations extracted from Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

Expiry date: 31 Dec 2021

Library Online Courses

2021-01-28 10:03 | News

As we step into the new semester, here are some Library online courses for all undergraduate students to explore.

Accessible directly from Learn@PolyU after registration, you can learn and master the skills of using library resources and services for your academic journey based on your schedule.

  • Library Resources and Services for Postgraduate Students
    The 6 modules in this online course is tailor-made for Postgraduate students to get familiar with library services and resources for their learning and research.

    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.
     
  • Using EndNote
    EndNote is an easy-to-use reference management tool to help you manage your references. This online course consists of 8 modules, which will help you learn the key features about EndNote, including how to insert references from different sources and how to cite references in your assignment.
     

For further learning support, email us at lbinf@polyu.edu.hk, get in touch with your Faculty Librarian, or contact us. Stay connected through our Library social media channels (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

Pao Yue-kong Library
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

READ@PolyU: The Truth About Science Fiction

2020-10-14 16:26 | News

READ@PolyU: The Truth About Science Fiction

Date: 23 October 2020, Friday
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr Andrew Morrall
Online Talk via Blackboard Collaborate

Enroll Now!

About the Talk

This webinar links Ted Chiang's collection of short stories Exhalation to important current issues and famous questions about the meaning of our lives and how we treat others. By participating you will discover the real-life scientific and philosophical questions that Chiang's stories seek to provide answers for. We will talk about time travel, self-understanding, fate, robots, intelligence, artificial intelligence, and more.

About the Speaker

Dr Andrew Morrall is a Senior Teaching Fellow of the English Language Centre (ELC). He has been working at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 1995. His experience has been as an English language teacher, a university lecturer, and the subject leader of the popular CAR courses - ELC1A01 Science Fiction as a Reflection on Humanity and ELC1A04 From Lord of the Rings to Harry Potter: Fantasy, Reality and Humanity.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email (lbueo@polyu.edu.hk) or phone (2766-6873).