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    Library Service Updates
     
    Issue no. 62   (Nov 2020) 
     
    Learn with fun
     
    We are almost halfway of the Autumn Term now. In this term, you may not attend face-to-face classes or see your fellow classmates as often as before, still, we hope you could find learning enjoyable and interesting. The Library is also exploring new ways to support you in this ”new normal”. We have sourced quality online resources and organized online quizzes to support your new mode of study. We also never stop enhancing our services and facilities in the campus libraries. Let the Library be your best study partner, be it online or offline!

    A rewarding learning experience — Library-subscribed databases online quizzes
     
    Library-subscribed databases online quizzes
     
    Want to learn how the library resources can help with your study? Have fun and even get a prize? Sound too good to be true? 
     
    But good things do happen! From now till 27 December 2020, all OUHK staff and students can join the Online Quizzes co-organized by the Library and database vendors, namely Airiti, Elsevier, Gale, ProQuest, Springer, and Statista (in alphabetical order). The quizzes can help you learn more about the databases, and in turn, help your study or research. What's more, you have a chance to win great prizes offered by the vendors!
     
    Making learning interesting and rewarding, come visit the quiz webpage and join the quizzes today!

    New services and facilities at the Stanley Ho Library to facilitate your study
     
    Help station at SHL  Help station at SHL
     
    The new Help Station is now in service in the Stanley Ho Library. The Help Station is set up near the Internet Workstations area to provide assistance at the point of need. Student Library Assistants on duty will be happy to answer enquiries on general Library services and facilities such as scanning, photocopying & printing and to offer assistance where needed.
    Service hours: Monday to Friday 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    new whiteboard at SHL  new whiteboard at SHL
     
    Besides, a brand new interactive whiteboard is now available in the Active Learning Space (ALS) of Stanley Ho Library! The interactive whiteboard allows users to write and annotate directly on the board. By using SMART kapp, your collaborative work can be saved to your personal device and shared to others easily.  If you need any assistance on using the interactive whiteboard, please contact library staff at our Service Counters.  

    Featured library resources
     
    This Autumn Term, more quality databases, online magazines and e-books have been handpicked for you and added to the Library Collection. We wish you would find studying and reading ever more convenient and interesting with these new online resources.
     
    Physiotherapy databases
     
    AccessPhysiotherapy from McGraw-Hill Medical integrates leading physical therapy textbooks, procedure and exercise videos, image galleries, self-assessment tools, and a unique cadaver dissection tool helping students to gain anatomical knowledge through unparalleled access to views of the entire human body. Some of the unique features of AccessPhysiotherapy include fully searchable and complete content of Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention and Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation, and more than 2,200 interactive self-assessment questions designed to help users prepare for the US National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE).
     
    database AccessPhysiotherapy

    F.A. Davis PT Collection provides resources for physical therapy education, covering physical therapy references, PT cases, videos on exercise and rehabilitation techniques, kinetics, and physical therapy interventions.
     
    database F.A. Davis PT Collection

    STATdx is a diagnostic decision support system written by renowned radiologists in each specialty. It provides over 4,700 diagnoses, 200,000 searchable and annotated image examples, approximately 1,400 differential diagnosis modules, over 300 anatomy modules, 20,000 patient cases and about 200 basic and advanced procedures. STATdx is a practical tool to support professional diagnosis.
     
    database STATdx
     
    E-magazine platform: Kono Libraries
     
    Kono Libraries is an e-magazine platform providing access to more than 200 chic magazines from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Europe on a broad coverage of dining, culture, fashion, current news, science and technology, business and finance, travel, lifestyle, health, family, arts and entertainment, sports and language learning. Even if you are always on the go, with your smartphone or tablet or notebook, you can open any of your favourite magazines from the platform and enjoy reading anytime, anywhere. Registration is required for the first-time access or when switch devices.
     
    Kono Libraries
     
    New e-book platforms
     
    We are pleased to update you that more than 5,000 English e-books on various subjects have been sourced from Bloomsbury and IGI Global and added to the Library Collection. The Library is sourcing quality online materials to facilitate your study all year round. Stay abreast and get access to what we are on offer to you from LibSearch!
     
    New ebook platforms Bloomsbury  New ebook platforms IGI Global
     
     
     
     

     

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    Modified Date: Nov 25, 2020



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