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EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection

EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection provides access to ebooks covering a wide range of academic subjects including art & architecture, education, literature & performing arts, etc.  You can search or browse the ebooks by category, view the highlights and featured ebooks, print limited pages from an ebook.  You can also download the ebook with Bluefire reader directly to your iPad, iPhone, or Android devices.

To learn how to download an ebook to your mobile devices, please check out the quick guide here.  If you have any questions in using this Collection, please contact our library staff.

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September 13, 2013 at 3:24 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

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)



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February 27, 2013 at 4:05 pm

Airiti Books 華藝中文電子書 – Electronic Resources on Trial

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“Airiti Books”, a new platform is now on trial and can be accessed within the Academy from now to 8 February 2013.

It offers access to over 27,000 ebooks in Chinese.  More than 80% of the ebooks are published after 2000, covering a wide range of subject areas including arts, language & literatures, humanities, social sciences, religions and philosophy, etc.

URL: (Compatible with PC, Android and iPad)

On campus, you can simply view the ebook online or download the iRead ebook viewer compatible with your own mobile device.  To download individual e-book to your mobile device, you would need to sign up for a new account.

If you know any member of staff in your School or Department who may be interested in this product, please forward this message to him or her so that he or she can also try to use the database.

Please send your feedback to or contact Ms. Jenny Yee at 2584 8763.  Your feedback is important for us to decide whether Airiti Books Database should be included in the collection.

January 25, 2013 at 11:52 am

Asian Traditional Theatre and Dance: Unlimited Access

Asian Traditional Theatre & Dance has now been upgraded to unlimited access.  You can freely access this online reference to search for the traditional forms of Asian theatre and dance in their historical context with no restriction.

October 4, 2012 at 9:48 am

We proudly present the Performing Arts Scholarly Search (PASS)

The past couple of years, all library staff have been working very hard behind the scene of PASS to implement this integrated search platform.  We are now happy to announce its soft launch.

Performing Arts Scholarly Search (PASS) allows you to cross search most of our subscribed e-resources and related open access resources.  It is a search tool that lets you find e-journal articles, e-books and more from a wider range of information providers in a single search.

Since this is a new platform, there may be teething problems that we have to tune and fix.  Please help by giving us feedbacks.  Suggestions and comments can be reported to the Circulation Counter or by phone at 2584-8510 or email to

September 3, 2012 at 4:11 pm

New Electronic Resources

The Berg Fashion Library is an online resource providing access to interdisciplinary and integrated text, image, and journal content on world dress and fashion.  It is useful to anyone researching or studying fashion, art history, history, museum studies, and cultural studies.

Key content included: the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion; full text of approximately 60 Berg fashion e-books, an extensive colour image bank of 3,600 images.

May 3, 2012 at 6:08 pm

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