Past News & Events

SpringerProtocol (Trial)

2022-05-16 16:38 | News

SpringerProtocols (1980-2021) provides procedural methods in the design and implementation of experiments. They describe the safety, bias, procedures, equipment, statistical methods, reporting, and troubleshooting standards to be used in order to successfully conduct the experiments.

Most of the protocols are taken from the following book series:

  • Biological Methods
  • Methods in Biotechnology
  • Methods in Molecular Biology
  • Methods in Molecular Medicine
  • Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Neuromethods
  • Springer Protocols Handbooks

Expiry date: 15 July 2022

Ovid unavailable from 12:00 to 12:45 on 20 May 2022

2022-05-12 17:16 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of Ovid will be temporarily unavailable from 12:00 to 12:45 on 20 May 2022

SpringerMaterials (Trial)

2022-05-04 14:35 | News

SpringerMaterials provides curated data and interactive functionalities for visualizing and analyzing data to support research in materials science, physics, chemistry, engineering, and other related fields.

It includes the Landolt-Börnstein Collection (1961-2019) which covers the following subject groups:

  • Group I: Elementary Particles, Nuclei and Atoms
  • Group II: Molecules and Radicals
  • Group III: Condensed Matter
  • Group IV: Physical Chemistry
  • Group V: Geophysics
  • Group VI: Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Group VII: Biophysics
  • Group VIII: Advanced Materials and Technologies

Expiry date: 3 July 2022

Start Using SciFinder-n Now!

2022-04-29 16:40 | News

SciFinder-n, a new platform to replace SciFinder is already in use. The old SciFinder web version will be retired by the end of June 2022. Please make sure you migrate your saved searches and alerts before this date.

 

What is SciFinder-n?

SciFinder-n (n = new) is a research tool that allows you to access the world's largest collection of biochemical, chemical, chemical engineering, medical, and other related information. The library has upgraded our subscription from SciFinder to SciFinder-n.

SciFinder-n provides intuitive interface and improved searching experience. It now offers functionalities such as PatentPak (access to Patents) and CAS Analytical Methods (a collection of synthetic protocols).

 

How to Access SciFinder-n?

You can access the database by clicking on “Online Access” from library website.

Like SciFinder, users must register an account in order to access SciFinder-n. If you are an existing SciFinder users, you can use the same credential to access SciFinder-n. New users must create an individual login account via the Registration link using a valid PolyU email address, i.e. an e-mail address with @connect.polyu.hk or @polyu.edu.hk.

 

How to migrate searching history and alerts from the old SciFinder to SciFinder-n platform?

If you wish to continue using your saved searches and alerts on the SciFinder platform, please follow the instructions here to migrate them to the new SciFinder-n platform before 30 Jun 2022.

 

Training Materials for SciFinder-n

 

If you have any questions or problems related to the migration of the database, please contact your Faculty Librarian for help.

 

Pao Yue-kong Library 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

SAGE Business Cases (Trial)

2022-04-28 13:26 | News

This resource covers business cases to apply core concepts to practice through the use of real life examples from the global business environment.

Note : Trial version does not have PDF downloads or access to teaching notes

Expiry date: 31 May 2022

中文社會科學引文索引 Chinese social sciences citation index unavailable from 30 Apr 2022 to 4 May 2022

2022-04-28 11:12 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of 中文社會科學引文索引 Chinese social sciences citation index will be temporarily unavailable from 30 Apr 2022 to 4 May 2022.

Digital Dissertation Consortium unavailable from 16:30 to 20:30 on 27 Apr 2022

2022-04-22 12:08 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of Digital Dissertation Consortium will be temporarily unavailable from 16:30 to 20:30 on 27 Apr 2022

中文期刊全文數據庫 Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911-1949) (Trial)

2022-04-14 10:03 | News

Note: Library had acquired Series 1-5, Series 6-12 is currently on trial

          Complementary access of all other resources on the platform until Expiry date

Expiry date: 12 July 2022

中文社會科學引文索引 Chinese social sciences citation unavailable from 4 - 13 Mar 2022

2022-03-11 11:34 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of 中文社會科學引文索引 Chinese social sciences citation will be temporarily unavailable from 4 – 13 Mar 2022.

 

Techstreet Enterprise unavailable from 22:00 on 19 Feb 2022 to 12:00 on 20 Feb 2022

2022-02-09 09:38 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of Techstreet Enterprise will be temporarily unavailable from 22:00 on 19 Feb 2022 to 12:00 on 20 Feb 2022

 

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