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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
http://0-www.digitaltheatreplus.com.lib.hkapa.edu

Routledge performance archive
http://0-www.routledgeperformancearchive.com.lib.hkapa.edu

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

Digital Theatre Plus

Routledge Performance Archive

May 6, 2013 at 5:30 pm

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

AudioMiner – Ready for Use

AudioMiner – the new audio resources portal has replaced the old sound retrieval system (http://sound.hkapa.edu)  from 12:00 noon on  25 February 2013 (Mon).

AudioMiner provides access to 282,000 sound effect files and 44,000 production music tracks.  Members of the Academy are welcome to search, sample and download audio files for synchronization into your work for educational use.

A series of workshops introducing you to the use of AudioMiner has been scheduled as follows:

Date Time Medium of Instruction Target Audience
13 Mar 2013 (Wed) 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Cantonese supplemented with Putonghua Staff
14 Mar 2013 (Thu) 5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. English Staff
18 Mar 2013 (Mon) 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Cantonese supplemented with Putonghua Student
19 Mar 2013 (Tue) 5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. English Student

Venue: Library Seminar Room

To sign up, please fill out the Reply Slip as attached and email to jennyyee.lib@hkapa.edu. Please note that each workshop is limited to 10 participants and first come first served.

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Reply Slip

February 27, 2013 at 4:15 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

Routledge Performance Archive – Trial access extend to 31 Jan 2013

We have received favorable feedback from academic staff on the use of Routledge Performance Archive. To allow staff and students more time to try out this database, the Libraries have asked for an extension of trial. Please click on the link above to access (end of trial period: 31 January 2013).

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 jennyyee.lib@hkapa.edu or contact Ms. Jenny Yee at 2584 8763.  Your feedback is important for us to decide whether Routledge Performance Archive should be included in the collection.

Routledge Performance Archive

January 25, 2013 at 11:51 am

Routledge Performance Archive – Electronic Resources on Trial

Routledge Performance Archive

We have setup a trial of Routledge Performance Archive and can be accessed within the Academy until 7 January 2013.

Routledge Performance Archive is a developing resource produced in partnership with Digital Theatre (www.digitaltheatre.com).  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 covering more than fifty years.  The content is provided as streaming video.  You can browse or search via subject or practitioner.

New content will be updated every three months, Routledge Performance Archive is accessible via mobile devices, (not supported in IOS device).  Downloading not allowed.

URL: http://www.routledgeperformancearchive.com

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 jennyyee.lib@hkapa.edu or contact Ms. Jenny Yee at 2584 8763.  Your feedback is important for us to decide whether Routledge Performance Archive should be included in the collection.

December 14, 2012 at 11:48 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

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