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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

Music Library

Starting from January 2013, The Music Library will operate on a new service model: Request on Demand.  Materials from the Music Library including the Ernest Read and the Printed Orchestral Collection, will be brought to the Academy Library for viewing upon request.  A request form is available for placing request and the requested material will be available on the following working day after 1:00 pm.


February 5, 2013 at 5:41 pm

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature – New Platform

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (RILM) is now available on the ProQuest platform. This platform provides access and cross-search to:

(1) International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text (IIMP),
(2) International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (IIPA), and
(3) RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (RILM).


February 5, 2013 at 5:38 pm

Notable New Electronic Resources Now Available

(1) Classical Music in Video

Classical Music in Video currently provides over 300 hours of video and will grow to 1,000 hours in 2013.  It provides coverage in breadth and depth for classical music, and is relevant to a broad range of studies, including music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis and theory.

(2) Classical Scores Library, Volume I

Classical Scores Library is the most comprehensive online scores database.  It provides access to over 24,000 scores and 400,000 pages that can be printed and annotated.

(3) Opera in Video

The collection contains 500 hours of video comprising 291 operatic works.  Famous opera performances from the Baroque era through to the twentieth century.  It allows users to analysis stage design, vocal techniques, roles, and musical interpretation across time periods, opera houses, and conductors.  You can search by title, venue, date and various other ways.

(4) Theatre in Video

Theatre in Video contains more than 250 performances of plays and over 100 film documentaries (more than 500 hours in total).  The database includes the full text of plays, their history of performances, production backgrounds, reference materials, etc.  The included plays are predominately 20th century masterpieces, as well as many Shakespeare productions.

Platforms for Cross Search

The above 4 titles can be cross searched via the Academic video online platform (Classical music in video, Dance in video, Filmakers library online,  Opera in video, Theatre in video) or Music Online (Classical music in video, Classical scores library, Dance in video, Opera in video).

September 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm

New Journal Titles 新增期刊

1. Title: Time out 北京 : 消費導刊
Call No: HC79.C6 T54
Library has no. 2-3 (2012)-

《Time out 北京 : 消費導刊》是一本提供優閒消費資訊、文化娛樂、旅遊及生活的雙週刊。


2. Title: Libretto: ABRSM news and views.
Call No: ML5.L537
Library has no.1 (2012)-

The magazine Libretto is published three times a year, containing news and syllabus updates with articles on a broad range of music education topics.


May 3, 2012 at 6:04 pm

New Journal Title 新增期刊

1. Title: The Pianist 琴韻
Call No: ML5. P526
Library has no. 1 (Jan 2012)-
The Pianist is a magazine published by Friends of Hong Kong International Pianist Association Ltd. It focuses on latest piano news and interview with famous pianists.  Users can check out the magazine from the Academy Library.

March 16, 2012 at 5:36 pm

New Electronic Resources

Britannica Image Quest (大英線上教育圖庫)

Britannica Image Quest is a searchable image database produced by Encyclopedia Britannica.  It contains over two million quality images.  These images have been rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use.  The images are organized by subjects or collections and can be used with interactive whiteboards, blogs and projects.  Users are able to print, download, email or save the full-sized image to their personal Lightbox.

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March 8, 2012 at 6:13 pm

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