Library Open Workshops

The Library is going to organize a series of workshops to get an update on featured
electronic resources available in our Library.

Who to attend:

HKBU and SCE Staff and Students

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese unless there are English-speaking participants


Multimedia Learning Centre, L4, Main Library (unless specified)

1. Lexis Nexis Academic

15 October 2003 (Wednesday), 2:30 pm - 3:15 PM

This database provides fulltexts of 3000+ international newspapers from all over the world. Some with more than 20-year's back issues.

2. Historical Abstracts

16 October 2003 (Thursday), 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

The database indexes 2000+ journals, offering historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present.

3. Library Online Tutorial

17 October 2003 (Friday), 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

The library-established tutorial provides guidance for project-based assignments including honours projects.

4. SciFinder Scholar (staff only)

24 October 2003 (Tuesday), 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM, SCOPE Lecture Theatre, CityU of HK

It is an award-winning research tool of 8000+ journals and patents from 1907 to the present. Subjects include biology & life sciences, chemistry, physics, medical science, etc. Interested staff please send the filled registration form on or before Oct 14, 2003.

5. FirstSearch (OCLC)

12 November 2003 (Wednesday), 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

One of the multi-disciplinary databases in FirstSearch is ArticleFirst which covers articles of 12000+ journals from 1990 to the present. There are several other databases subsets for all disciplines of staff and students.


For online registration, please click here.

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