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New Electronic Resources – Asian Film Online

We are pleased to inform you that “Asian Film Online” is now accessible with passcode login.  [please refer to “Login for Databases” on the Intranet]

It offers access to more than 600 feature length films and short films.  Each film includes a short preview and summary.   The database particularly covers many titles on China, India, Iran, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.  More than 60% of the films are award winners.

Films are indexed by filmmaker, country, language, genre, theme and original language.  Users can choose to preview or see the full movie.  English subtitles and synopses are available for most of the films.

Asian Film Online

October 10, 2013 at 12:41 pm

New Electronic Resources

We are pleased to inform you that “Digital Theatre Plus” and “Routledge Performance Archive” are available for use from 6 May 2013.

Digital Theatre Plus provides online access to a digital streaming video collection of leading British theatre productions.  It includes behind-the-scenes documentaries as well as teaching and learning resources to facilitate a better understanding of the productions and texts.  Learning resources include study guides, interviews with actors and insights from theatre makers.

Routledge Performance Archive is produced in partnership with Digital Theatre.  This resource provides access to audio-visual material from past and present theatre practitioners.  It includes: interviews; masterclasses; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries.  The content is provided as streaming video.  You can browse or search via subject or practitioner.

Digital Theatre Plus

Routledge performance archive

Library workshops will be announced later.  Please watch out this space.

Digital Theatre Plus

Routledge Performance Archive

May 6, 2013 at 5:30 pm

Flash Slideshow on Library Homepage

A new flash slideshow has been added to the Library homepage.  Popular e-resources and coming events will be highlighted from time to time.  Click on the page and you will be directed to the respective resources.

April 9, 2013 at 11:55 am

Discontinued Electronic Title

In view of low usage and resource reallocation, subscription to the Berg Fashion Library will be discontinued from 1 May 2013.

April 9, 2013 at 11:55 am

WiseNews User Guide

Have you ever used WiseNews?  We have created customized folders to track news article related to the below topics.

1. Academy Folder
2. Chinese Traditional Theatre
3. Dance
4. Drama
5. Film and Television
6. Liberal Arts
7. Music
8. Theatre and Entertainment Arts

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April 9, 2013 at 11:53 am

中華數字書苑新平台 (New Platform of China Digital Library)

中華數字書苑(China Digital Library) 新的平台現在可以使用了。您可透過同一平台直接或交叉搜索以下之資料庫:

1. 電子圖書(eBook)

2. 年鑑庫(Yearbook)

3. 圖片庫(Chinese Folk Art Museum中國民間美術館)



China Digital Library_Poster

February 27, 2013 at 4:05 pm

New Electronic Resources

中國民間美術館 (Chinese Folk Art Museum)

Chinese Folk Art Museum is a searchable image database under the China Digital Library platform.  It contains over 15,000 representative folk art images.  There are 6 collections.

1. New Year Painting (年畫館)
2. Paper-cut (剪紙館)
3. Shadow Play (皮影館)
4. Garment (服飾館)
5. Auspicious Sign (吉祥館)
6. Face Painting (臉譜館)

Images can be searched by timeline (時代), collection (分館), topic (專題), region (地域).  Users can print, download, email or save the image for educational use.

Chinese Folk Art Museum Picture Database_Poster

February 27, 2013 at 4:03 pm

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