Library Newsletter No. 127 (February 2023)

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HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 127 | February 2023

Library Support For Open Access Publishing

Open Access (OA) publishing is part of the world-wide initiative for Open Science. Its goal is to make research results available to everyone across the world, rich or poor: research as a public good.



Collection Spotlight: Database Expansions and New Arrivals

Airiti Library – This new database provides the full-text of academic Chinese periodicals and conference proceedings mainly published in Taiwan from 1991. It fills an important collection gap.



Research and Learning Support

As you come back after the Lunar New Year holiday, you will see a new office on the G/F: Research and Learning Support (RLS).



Hospital Authority Data Available

The Library and Research Office have set up a Hospital Authority Data Collaboration Lab (HADCL) on LG1. Here, researchers can remotely access structured data from around 200,000 patients randomly selected from the patient population of 2007 and 2017.



Book and Media Displays

Do you want some good reads before getting too busy this spring term? Two thematic displays have been set up for your enjoyment:

  • Award-Winning Books and Movies
  • Xi Xi



Facilities Updates

As always, the Library works continuously to improve available facilities.

  • New Chairs
  • IC Large Interactive Monitor
  • Discussion Room Upgrade for DH
  • LG4 Compact Shelving Section Upgrade
  • Microforms Collection Relocation



Systems Updates – SSO, ArcGIS,+

Integrating HKUST SSO service with more Library web applications Starting on January 17, the sign-on for off-campus access to subscription e-resources (EZProxy) changed to the “HKUST SSO Service”.



New Library Service Available On HKUST Student App

HKUST Student App is a convenient tool to access both academic and non-academic resource. In the latest release in January, your Library loans/requests are integrated into the app, in Easy Living.





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