News & Events

Book Exhibition on Well-being and Relaxation
2019-10-14 17:03 | Event
14 October - 21 November 2019

It displays the recommended books on healthy lifestyle, mental well-being and relaxation tips. Please borrow the books at the Loan & Return Counter.

Student Sharing@i-Space: Wikipedia for Project-based Learning
2019-09-27 15:09 | News

William, a student majoring in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development, is an Education Programme Coordinator of Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong. He will share with us about the misconceptions of Wikipedia and use Wikipedia to find information for your project-based learning activities.

Wikipedia for Project-based Learning

Date: 8 Oct (Tue)
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: Digital Visualisation Room, i-Space, 4/F, Library

Topics included

  • Introduction and mission of Wikipedia
  • Common misconceptions of Wikipedia
  • Using Wikipedia for project-based learning
  • Common copyright misconceptions when reusing Wikipedia content

About the student speaker

William Kwok-on Chan is a 3rd year Undergraduate student majoring in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development and pursuing a Bachelor of Engineering. He is currently a board member and the Education Programme Coordinator of Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong, where the User Group is a recognized movement affiliate of the Wikimedia Foundation and the Wikimedia Movement.

For enquiries, please contact lbsys@polyu.edu.hk, phone 2766-6909 or visit our Technical Support Desk at i-Space!

MakerMindset@i-Space Sponsored by Shun Hing Education And Charity Fund

Latest Development of the Virtual World
2019-09-27 14:58 | News

The Library is very pleased to organize a theme talk on for the Virtual Reality Contest - Stories from ancient China.

The development of media technology and digital entertainment have been evolving rapidly in recent years. Technologies like virtual reality and augmented reality have been getting more popular and becoming part of our daily lives. Mr. Kevin Lee, Founder and CEO of Redspots Creative, is going to introduce you the latest developments of these technologies and related applications, where you can experience the trends and future of the virtual world.

Latest Development of the Virtual World

Date: 9 Oct (Wed)
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Digital Visualisation Room, i-Space, 4/F, Library

About the speaker

Mr Kevin Lee Ka Tsun, Founder & CEO of Redspots Creative, has been working in the digital entertainment and media technology field for more than 15 years. He started his own business in 2007 to develop the latest media technologies and providing all-rounded media production services. He has established Maji TV, the first 3D TV channel in Hong Kong partnering with Samsung and LG Smart TV platforms, and MOME TV, the leading transportation media in Macau. Redspots Creative has developed various proprietary AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) technologies.

Kevin has recently developed a “Live Animation Production System” (aka Virtual Idol System), where users can create high quality animation contents in a real time manner. The Virtual Idol System has recently won the Digital Entertainment Interactive Design Gold Award, Digital Entertainment Grand Award and Award of the Year in the most renowned technology award in The Hong Kong Information and Communication Technology (HKICT) Award 2019.

For enquiries, please contact lbsys@polyu.edu.hk, phone 2766-6909 or visit our Technical Support Desk at i-Space!

MakerMindset@i-Space Sponsored by Shun Hing Education And Charity Fund

Virtual Reality Contest 2018/19 - VR Workshop Series
2019-09-24 12:08 | News

Join our VR Contest to create experiential stories from ancient China!

The Library’s MakerMindset@i-Space Programme is offering a series of talks and workshops for you to think up ideas, learn VR techniques, and 3D modelling tools so that you can create your story in VR! This series is supported by the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering (EIE).

Submit your VR story and you will stand a chance to win our contest!

Come and join our VR Workshops now and create your first VR Project! Register now

Date: Every Thursday from 26 Sep to 7 Nov
Venue: Digital Visualisation Room, i-Space, 4/F, Library
Registration: Please click on this link for registration. (For PolyU & CPCE Students only)

For enquiries, please contact lbsys@polyu.edu.hk, phone 2766-6909 or visit our Technical Support Desk at i-Space!

MakerMindset@i-Space Sponsored by Shun Hing Education And Charity Fund

Library Workshops in October Open for Registration!
2019-09-19 15:55 | News

The Library will launch a series of workshops on various topics for October 2019.

All students and staff are welcome! You could find details at the Library Workshops website.

 Register Now !

New Feature Stories of PolyU Outstanding Work by Students
2019-09-18 16:06 | News

New feature stories of PolyU Outstanding Work by Students is now on display until December 2019. Come to the OWS exhibition on the Podium floor of Pao Yue-kong Library, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, to feel the pride and gain from these works:

Adobe ID required to use Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) software
2019-09-11 09:39 | News

Starting in August 2019, Adobe IDs are required to sign in for using Abode Creative Cloud (CC) products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Acrobat, etc on Library PC.

If you do not have an Adobe ID or have forgotten your Adobe ID password, please click the following link to create new Adobe account or reset your password.

https://account.adobe.com/

If you encounter sign-in or password issues with your Adobe IDs, kindly contact Adobe or visit Common Adobe ID account sign-in issues.

For enquiries, please contact 4/F Technical Support Desk or call 2766-6909.

「笹川杯品書知日本」 2019 徴文大賽理大校內初選結果
2019-08-30 12:56 | News

謝謝各位的支持,大會今年一共收到了十份參賽作品。經由中文及雙語學系及圖書館所組成的評審委員會評分後,現公佈得獎名單如下。

得獎者 所屬學系 作品題目
羅國鈞同學 建築及房地產學系 偽原罪與原罪 — 三浦綾子寫於《冰點》的救贖
王媛同學 工商管理學院 這份熱愛多麼讓人喜歡 — 談金子美鈴的詩與人生

在此恭喜各得獎者,他們將被推薦參加「笹川杯品書知日本」全國決賽,並獲得圖書禮券港幣500元及證書。頒獎禮將於2019年9月舉行,大會將另函通知各得獎者。

The Belt and Road Initiative Reference Source (Trial)
2019-06-04 11:42 | News

A full-text database supporting the study of the Belt and Road Initiative. It provides scholarly journals from various countries covering business trends, infrastructure, research collaboration and trade opportunities related to the initiative. 

Expiry date: 30 June 2020