Special Arrangements during Library Closure

1. Key Library’s Online Services:

Zoom a librarian – Provide one-to-one sessions to support students’ and colleagues’ academic works; 

Inquiry Chatbot: Pang Pang Check (Right bottom of the website) – Answer your general questions immediately; 

Discover@ShueYan – Discover our e-resources online and reach the full-text ebooks and journal articles. If you would like to borrow normal loan books or bound journals, you can search Discover@ShueYan for the titles and then submit your request online. You can pick up hold items at Library G/F on Tuesday or Thursday, from 1pm to 4pm. 

Research guides (Subject-based) – Provide a list of recommendation keywords/databases to begin your research; 

User manuals – Databases online guidelines and library user education; 

Library’s FB / IG – Keep in touch with our latest information. 

2. Special Arrangements in the pandemic period: 

No Overdue Fines: overdue fines incurred from 22nd January 2022 until further notice will be waived. Even though you might still receive our return notification email, the Library will not charge any overdue fines for this period; 

Online Renew: you can renew your loans in My Circulation Record. Please note that all normal-loan Library books are subject to be recalled, and they cannot be renewed; 

Return items via book drop: please use Return Drop Boxes for Library books or audio-visual materials at Library G/F Entrance. 

If you need further assistance, please emaillibinfo@hksyu.edu 

Stay Healthy and Stay Connected. 

New database – GALE PRIMARY SOURCES: Archives Unbound

The Library is pleased to launch the following database:

This collection presents topically focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars, researchers, and students at the college and university level. A multi-disciplinary resource, collections cover a broad range of topics such as Business and Economic History, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, etc. Strengths include U.S. foreign policy; U.S. civil rights; global affairs and colonial studies; and modern history.

The library has other databases available for HKSYU users, further information can be found here

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library

9th February 2022