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JULAC Webinar Series: Factiva Online Training

2022-03-07 08:30 | News

Factiva - Global News Monitoring & Search Engine
Online Training | 18 Mar 2022, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Registration at https://bit.ly/33JmLTV

Factiva is an international current news database and a leading global provider of economic and financial information. Produced by Dow Jones, the database combines over 30,000 sources to give you access to premium content from 200 countries in 28 languages.

This online training is organized by the Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC), the collaborative forum of the eight UGC-funded university libraries.

Target audience: PolyU academic staff and students

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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

 

CHANT Database 漢達文庫 unavailable from 18:00 on 28 Jan 2022 to 18:00 on 29 Jan 2022

2022-01-27 09:58 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of CHANT Database 漢達文庫 will be temporarily unavailable from 18:00 on 28 Jan 2022 to 18:00 on 29 Jan 2022.

Sinocomic Digital Library 中國連環畫數字圖書館 (有聲版)(Trial)

2022-01-18 15:37 | News

《中國連環畫數字圖書館》收錄了中國經典連環畫作品近5000種,題材涵蓋歷史演義、神話故事、革命歷程、現當代文學和外國精品等,當中包括有聲連環畫圖書近500種。

Expiry date: 28 Feb 2022

ProQuest databases & ProQuest e-book Central unavailable on 16 Jan 2022 from 11:00 to 19:00

2021-12-22 10:49 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of ProQuest databases & ProQuest e-book Central will be temporarily unavailable on 16 Jan 2022 from 11:00 to 19:00.

ASTM Compass unavailable from 8:00 to 14:00 on 18 Dec 2021

2021-12-15 13:36 | News

Due to maintenance provided by the vendor, the service of ASTM Compass will be temporarily unavailable from 8:00 to 14:00 on 18 Dec 2021.

[Publishing Seminars] Getting Published in Nature Journals – From an Editor’s Views (NEW DATE)

2021-12-13 09:10 | News

Nature Journals have a very long and proud history of publishing some of the most high-quality and impactful research in the world.  

In this webinar, Dr Yang Xia, the Senior Editor from Nature, will share with us more about Nature Journals, their editorial process, and some tips on journal publishing. The following topics will be discussed:   

  • Overview of Nature Publishing Group 
  • Editorial process at Nature-branded research journals
  • Prepare your manuscript for submission 
  • Handle editor and reviewers’ comments and rejection
  • Publishing environmental and interdisciplinary research in Nature journals 

All postgraduate students and staff are welcome! 

Date: 20 Dec 2021 (Mon) (NEW DATE)
Time: 3 - 4 pm
Platform: Zoom
Speaker: Dr Yang Xia (Senior Editor, Nature) 

Register Now!
Registration will close on the day before the scheduled webinar.

About the Speaker:

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Dr Yang Xia is a senior editor of Nature and used to be an editor of Nature Communications during 2017-2020. She works as the first Economics science editor at both journals. She currently handles manuscripts on socio-economics, climate-related health risks, climate policy and sustainability.

Dr Xia obtained her PhD in ecological economics from the University of East Anglia, where her research focuses on quantitative assessment of the socioeconomic impacts of health outcomes resulting from disasters such as heat-waves and air pollution. She had a BSc in economics and a MSc in sustainability, both from the University of Leeds.

Refer to the Researchers@Library Guide to see how the Library supports you in different stages of your research and publication.

Should you have any queries, please feel free to email us at lbinf@polyu.edu.hk, or call us at 2766-6863. 

Pao Yue-kong Library
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

[Publishing Seminars] Getting Published in Nature Journals – From an Editor’s Views

2021-11-26 08:50 | News

Nature Journals have a very long and proud history of publishing some of the most high-quality and impactful research in the world.  

In this webinar, Dr Yang Xia, the Senior Editor from Nature, will share with us more about Nature Journals, their editorial process, and some tips on journal publishing. The following topics will be discussed:   

  • Overview of Nature Publishing Group 
  • Editorial process at Nature-branded research journals
  • Prepare your manuscript for submission 
  • Handle editor and reviewers’ comments and rejection
  • Publishing environmental and interdisciplinary research in Nature journals 

All postgraduate students and staff are welcome! 

Date: 8 Dec 2021 (Wed)
Time: 3 - 4 pm
Platform: Zoom
Speaker: Dr Yang Xia (Senior Editor, Nature) 

Register Now!

About the Speaker:

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Dr Yang Xia is a senior editor of Nature and used to be an editor of Nature Communications during 2017-2020. She works as the first Economics science editor at both journals. She currently handles manuscripts on socio-economics, climate-related health risks, climate policy and sustainability.

Dr Xia obtained her PhD in ecological economics from the University of East Anglia, where her research focuses on quantitative assessment of the socioeconomic impacts of health outcomes resulting from disasters such as heat-waves and air pollution. She had a BSc in economics and a MSc in sustainability, both from the University of Leeds.

Refer to the Researchers@Library Guide to see how the Library supports you in different stages of your research and publication.

Should you have any queries, please feel free to email us at lbinf@polyu.edu.hk, or call us at 2766-6863. 

Pao Yue-kong Library
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

百年華文書庫 (Trial)

2021-11-19 13:18 | News

Collections :        
本土文學           
民國籍粹          
翻譯文學          
海外拾遺          

Expiry date: 16 Feb 2022

Use JoVE Videos to Support Teaching

2021-11-19 08:00 | News

Wish to make your courses more interactive and engaging? JoVE video collection may help!

JoVE Science Education is a video library dedicated to teaching key concepts and fundamental lab techniques of scientific experiments through easy-to-understand visual demonstrations. All PolyU staff and students now enjoy unlimited access to JoVE video collection.

Join the session to learn how to map JoVE videos to your course syllabus and embed them into Blackboard modules!

Date: 26 Nov 2021 (Fri)
Time: 3pm – 4pm
Speaker: Dr. Yu-Ru (Wallis) Liu, Curriculum Specialist of JoVE

Topics will be covered:

  • An overview of different JoVE contents
  • Embed JoVE videos into Blackboard
  • JoVE Support: Playlists: Syllabus mapping for your courses
  • Quiz Banks: Quizzes with our science education videos

Register Now!
Registration will close on the day before the scheduled webinar.

About the Speaker:

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Dr. Yu-Ru (Wallis) Liu received PhD of Genetics from the University of Nottingham in the UK. Later, she carried out her postdoctoral research in developmental biology in the University of Dundee in the UK and cancer research in the University of Rochester in the US, respectively. Her broad interests and knowledge of science brought her to JoVE. As a Curriculum Specialist, Wallis is looking forward to dedicating her comprehensiveness in tailoring the best material for you to be successful in teaching and research.

JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science videos that increase the productivity and efficacy of STEM research and education. With a library of over 13,000 videos spread across multiple disciplines, these videos provide the depth needed to meet the needs of science students and researchers at all levels.

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