Saint Francis University Library

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Professor Leo Lee’s Academic Talk and Book Launch Event

The Library is pleased to announce the book launch event titled “小說真好玩 —— 李歐梵「舊」書發佈會” jointly organised by the School of Humanities, the Museum of Hong Kong Literature and the Library on 26 July 2024.

Please come and join the event by registering here.


Olympics and Humanities: Photo Exhibition and French Culture Day at Saint Francis University

The Library is pleased to introduce the Olympics and Humanities: Photo Exhibition and French Culture Day at Saint Francis University jointly organised by the School of Humanities, the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau, Alliance Française de Hong Kong, the Library and the Student Affairs Office to share the excitement of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games which will be held in late July 2024.

Starting from 28 June 2024, the following events will take place in the Library:

Date Event
Audience
June 28 – August 28 Photo Exhibition at the Learning Commons

  • Showcasing the Olympic Games and the passionate moments of the athletes
All are Welcome
June 28 Activities on the French Culture Day

  • Olympic Games and French Culture Workshop
  • Glass Lamp Painting Workshop
  • Non-Local Students’ Cultural Sharing
All are Welcome.

Please come and visit the exhibition and join the activities to celebrate this quadrennial international multi-sport event and to learn about the French culture.


AccessMedicine and F.A. Davis PT Collection on trial

AccessMedicine and F.A. Davis PT Collection are currently available for free trial (Till: 16 July 2024). For details, please refer to Trial Databases. Please feel free to send your comments on this resources to library@sfu.edu.hk or fill in our E-Resources Trial Feedback Form


LSEG Workspace: An Online Introductory Session

The Library is pleased to hold an online introductory session on the use of LSEG Workspace, a platform that provides market-leading financial data for research and analysis. The representative of LSEG will cover the following items in the session:

  • Basic navigation of LSEG Workspace
  • Overview of content for key financial instruments
  • Commonly used applications and tools in the Workspace
  • Introduction to LSEG add-in features in Excel
  • Live Demo
Date 21 May 2024 (Tuesday)
Time 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Mode Online via Zoom
Medium of Instruction English
Audience Staff from the School of Business and Hospitality Management

Note: One of the Workspaces has been installed at computer workstation (No. E1) in the e-Learning Laboratory of the Learning Commons. To access the Workspace, please approach our staff at the Help Desk.

All staff from the School of BHM are welcome to join. Please click here for registration (Confirmation e-mail and Zoom link will be sent to you in due course).

For enquiries, please call 3653-6620 or email library@sfu.edu.hk


Emerald Journal Reading Quiz: The Rise of Gen Z Workforce

Emerald Journal Reading Quiz

The “Emerald Journal Reading Quiz: The Rise of Gen Z Workforce” organized by Emerald Publishing is running from now through 31 May 2024. By completing the quiz with correct answers on or before the aforementioned date, you will enter the lucky draw and have a chance to win one of the following fabulous prizes. Winner will be notified via email if he/she is from the SFU community.

  • 1st prize: Apple Watch SE (GPS) 40 mm
  • 2nd prize: Logitech Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse
  • 3rd prize: $200 Parknshop gift coupon

The quiz is easy and takes you only a few minutes to complete. Click Here for more information and to start the quiz right away!

The Library has currently subscribed to: eBook Series Collection, Marketing Collection, Public Policy & Environmental Management Collection and Tourism & Hospitality Management Collection.

Note:

  1. To ensure that you can view the articles properly, make sure that your device is connected to the university’s network. To access the articles off-campus, please refer to Remote Access to e-Resources of the Library Guide.
  2. Please ensure that you fill in your institutional email address and the full name of the institution “Saint Francis University” before submitting the quiz.

If there are any enquiries regarding the use of Emerald databases, please contact the Library at 3653-6620 or via email (library@sfu.edu.hk).

Enjoy the quiz and good luck!


Scopus: An Online Introductory Session

The Library is pleased to hold an introductory session on the use of Scopus (an online research tool currently on trial) that supports research analysis both at individual and institutional levels. The representatives of Scopus will cover the following items in the session:

  • What is Scopus
  • How Scopus and Scopus AI benefit in research exploration
  • How Scopus tracks and showcases authors’ research performance
  • Q & A
Date 30 April 2024 (Tuesday)
Time 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Mode Online via Zoom
Medium of Instruction English
Audience Staff Only

All staff are welcome to join. Please click here for registration (Confirmation e-mail and Zoom link will be sent to you in due course).

For enquiries, please call 3653-6620 or email library@sfu.edu.hk


Revision Week & Examination Period

The opening hours of the Library will be extended during the revision week and examination period from 15 April 2024 to 10 May 2024. Details are as follows:

Date
Opening Hours
15 April 2024
to
10 May 2024 *
Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed
* Excludes 1 May 2024 (Wed) Labour Day.

New e-resources available (April 2024)

The Library is pleased to offer the following newly subscribed e-databases:

Title Coverage
JSTOR

JSTOR provides more than 70,000 titles of e-books and 2,600 scholarly journals across all disciplines, including humanities, business, social sciences, and medicine and allied health.

* Starting from April 2024, users can access the full-text of e-books from JSTOR.

Harvard Business Review Press Collection (EBSCOhost)

The eBook Harvard Business Review Press Collection provides full-text access to more than 800 titles published by Harvard Business Review Press in business and related areas, including marketing, finance, human resources, organizational psychology, entrepreneurship as well as leadership and management.

LSEG Workspace

LSEG Workspace, a product of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), is a database that provides a wide variety of financial information including real-time market data, news and analytics. Users can navigate and search for financial instruments and deals data across multiple industries.

[The Workspace has been installed at computer workstation (No. E1) in the e-Learning Laboratory of the Learning Commons. To access the Workspace, please approach our staff at the Help Desk.]

Students and staff are welcome to access this resource via A-Z List of e-Databases.


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