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JUN

Library Automated Book Return will be unavailable

Please be informed that due to planned electrical system maintenance work on the Wu Chi Building, the Library Automated Book Return will be unavailable from 17:30 on 30th June 2017 (Friday) to 09:00 on 3rd July 2017 (Monday).

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 037-2017 /Date: 22-06-2017

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Library online services will be unavailable

Please be informed that due to planned electrical system maintenance work on the Wu Chi Building, the Library website, online services (including electronic resources, Library catalogue, online renewal service, etc) will be unavailable from 20:00 on 1st July 2017 (Saturday) to 10:00 on 2nd July 2017 (Sunday).

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 036-2017 /Date: 22-06-2017

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Following database will be removed

In consultation with the School, the Library has conducted an annual review on database subscriptions for 2017. Please be informed that the following database will be removed with effect on June 2017:

OSIRIS

No.: 035-2017 /Date: 22-06-2017

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MAY

New added Chinese e-books

We are pleased to announce that MPI Library now has expanded the package of Chinese ebooks through our 「HyRead eBook 電子書/電子雜誌」 and recently add 1657 titles in the area of design, computer science, business, medicine, English learning etc.

HyRead ebook電子書/電子雜誌」由「凌網科技股份有限公司」所開發,提供各學科領域的中文電子書,2011年獲台灣行政院新聞局第五屆數位出版金鼎獎「最佳電子資料庫獎」。電子書可電腦 / iPad / iPhone / Android平板電腦與智慧型手機線上閱讀或離線閱讀,更可整合圖書館帳號,使讀者可以無需到圖書館,便可進行借閱下載、歸還、續借、預約電子書,享受方便的電子書閱覽服務。

No.: 034-2017 /Date: 31-05-2017

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New e-databaes - IEEE Xplore Digital Library (IEL)

We are pleased to announce that the IEEE Xplore Digital Library (IEL) has been added to our collection of research databases.

The IEEE Xplore Digital Library (IEL) is a powerful resource for discovery and access to scientific and technical content published by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners. IEEE Xplore provides Web access to almost 4-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. The content in IEEE Xplore comprises 190 journals, over 1,800 conference proceedings, more than 6,200 technical standards, over 2,400 ebooks and 400 educational courses.

No.: 033-2017 /Date: 29-05-2017

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The Macao Yearbook will now be available in digital version only

Please be informed that starting from 2016, the Chinese, Portuguese and English editions of the Macao Yearbook were no longer be available in print versions. The yearbook will now be available in digital version only.

Reader can access the content of the Macao Yearbook via the following website, or scan the QR code by downloading the following mobile applications.

http://yearbook.gcs.gov.mo

IOS Android

No.: 028-2017 /Date: 16-05-2017

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Library Closed for Public Holidays

Please be informed that the Library will be closed on the following public holidays:

DateEvent
30/05/2017 (TUE)Tuen Ng Festival

No.: 027-2017 /Date: 16-05-2017

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New trial e-databaes - Flipster

Library is pleased to inform you that until May 29th, 2017 we will have a free trial access to popular e-magazines Flipster.

It offers quick, fingertip access to hundreds of popular and specialty magazines in an easy-to-read format. It also boasts an App (iOS / Android) where users can download titles for offline reading.

No.: 026-2017 /Date: 10-05-2017

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Oxford Journals move to new platform, Oxford Academic

We are pleased to inform that Library current subscribe database “Oxford Journals Collection” is moving to a new platform “Oxford Academic”.

The new platform is available now. More information on the new platform is available from the Oxford Academic user guide.

Thank you for your kind attention.

No.: 025-2017 /Date: 09-05-2017

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Never leave personal belongings unattended

We would like to remind you to never leave your personal belongings unattended while in the library, in particular tablet computers, laptops, cellphones and wallets.

Thefts of purses and other valuables do occur recently. If you see suspicious activity while you are in the library, please notify one of the library staff and/or security.

Thank you for your cooperation!

No.: 024-2017 /Date: 05-05-2017

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New trial e-databaes - eBook Subscription Comprehensive Academic Collection

Library is pleased to inform you that until June 15th, 2017 we will have a free trial access to EBSCO e-books – eBook Subscription Comprehensive Academic Collection. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

No.: 023-2017 /Date: 04-05-2017

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New trial e-databaes - Business Source Ultimate

Library is pleased to inform you that until June 15th, 2017 we will have a free trial access to additional major EBSCO database – Business Source Ultimate. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

No.: 022-2017 /Date: 04-05-2017

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New trial e-databaes - Academic Search Ultimate

Library is pleased to inform you that until June 15th, 2017 we will have a free trial access to additional major EBSCO database – Academic Search Ultimate. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

No.: 021-2017 /Date: 04-05-2017

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Library Opening Schedule for Summer Holidays

Please be informed that the summer holidays opening schedule is as follows:

Library11/05/2017
to
20/08/2017
Mon - Fri 09:30 - 20:00
Sat & Sun 14:00 - 20:00
Lam Kan Special CollectionMon - Fri
09:00 - 13:00, 14:30 - 17:30

The loaning service is available for all active students during the summer holidays (excluding graduate students).

No.: 020-2017 /Date: 04-05-2017

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APR

All students expecting to graduate please return all the Library loans immediately

This serves to remind all students expecting to graduate in May 2017 to return all the Library loans immediately.

All academic staff and students should return all loans before leaving Macau on long leave so that other users could have access to the books.

No.: 019-2017 /Date: 20-04-2017

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Library Closed for Public Holidays

Please be informed that the Library will be closed on the following public holidays:

DateEvent
01/05/2017 (MON)Labour Day
03/05/2017 (WED)Buddha’s Birthday

No.: 018-2017 /Date: 20-04-2017

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Library will extend the opening hours on Saturday & Sunday during examination period

In order to cater for the increasing demand of library services during examination period, Library will, from April 23rd through May 10th 2017, extend the opening hours on Saturday & Sunday:

10:00 - 22:00

No.: 017-2017 /Date: 10-04-2017

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Library Study Rooms & Study Cubicles will be opened

Please be informed that the Library Study Rooms & Study Cubicles will be opened for study during final examination period (from April 23rd to May 10th, 2017). No reservation is needed.

No.: 016-2017 /Date: 10-04-2017

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MAR

Library Closed for Public Holidays

Please be informed that the Library will be closed on the following public holidays:

DateEvent
04/04/2017 (TUE)Ching Ming Festival
14/04/2017 (FRI)Good Friday
15/04/2017 (SAT)Holy Saturday
17/04/2017 (MON)First working day after Holy Saturday

No.: 014-2017 /Date: 14-03-2017

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The Library Automated Book Return has been repaired

Please be informed that the Library Automated Book Return has been repaired and resume normal operation.

No.: 013-2017 /Date: 10-03-2017

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oaDOI -- A New Tool for Discovering Open Access Content 獲取免費全文文獻的新工具

We are pleased to announce that oaDOI integrated into our Library Resource Discovery Service – Primo.
(Open Access Digital Object Identifier) is a new tool for locating the Open Access version of an article. Primo enables its users to automatically check if an open access copy is available and obtain the appropriate link to it instead of the pay walled article landing page.

No.: 010-2017 /Date: 07-03-2017

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FEB

New trial e-databaes - SAGE Research Methods Suite

We have trial access to the SAGE Research Methods Suite is an online collection of information that supports beginning and advanced researchers looking for the best methods to use in their research.
SAGE Research Methods Suite (SRM Suite) includes SAGE Research Methods (SRM), SAGE Research Methods Cases (SRMC) and SAGE Research Methods Datasets (SRMD).
SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 200,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.
SAGE research methods cases is a collection of 550 case studies of real social research that faculty can use in their teaching. Cases are original, specially commissioned, and designed to help students understand often abstract methodological concepts by introducing them to case studies of real research projects.
SAGE research methods datasets is a collection of 120 teaching datasets that can be used to support the teaching and independent learning of quantitative and qualitative analytical methods used in the social sciences.

No.: 012-2017 /Date: 24-02-2017

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New trial e-databaes - HSTalks- The Business & Management Collection 商學及管理演講資料庫

We have trial access to the HSTalks- The Business & Management Collection until 31st May 2017. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.
The collection contains over 1,000 online lectures, case studies, bite size case studies and interviews. Lecturers and presenters are leading academic experts and practitioners from commerce and industry. The subject areas covered include: finance, accounting & economics; global business management; management, leadership & organization; marketing & sales; strategy, and technology and operations.

No.: 011-2017 /Date: 23-02-2017

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All Library study rooms are equipped with an Apple TV

We are pleased to announce that all Library study rooms are equipped with an Apple TV , which allows you to wirelessly mirror your iPad or iPhone’s display on the TV via AirPlay.

No.: 009-2017 /Date: 06-02-2017

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10 tablet computers are available for in-library use.

We are pleased to announce that 10 tablet computers (5 iPad Pro & 5 iPad Air2) are available to all full-time staff and enrolled students of degree programs for in-library use on a first-come first-served basis. Please make a request at the Library Circulation Counter.

No.: 007-2017 /Date: 06-02-2017

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New trial e-databaes - Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate

We have trial access to the Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate until 30th November 2017. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.
It offers coverage of a wide range of topics including artificial intelligence, applied mathematics, plastics, hydroponics, computer science, chemical engineering, energy resources and robotics, as well as the business and social implications of new technologies.
This resource offers full text for 1,425 journals and magazine, 1,200 peer-reviewed journals, 850 peer-reviewed journals with no embargo & 700 journals indexed in Web of Science/Scopus.

No.: 008-2017 /Date: 03-02-2017

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JAN

E-Journals Catalogue and Articles Linking Service will be temporarily unavailable

Please be informed that due to the system maintenance, the E-Journals Catalogue and Articles Linking Service will be temporarily unavailable from 09:00 to 17:00 on Friday, 3rd of February, 2017.

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 006-2017 /Date: 24-01-2017

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Library Automated Book Return is temporarily unavailable

Please be informed that due to the system malfunctioning, the Library Automated Book Return is temporarily unavailable until further notice. Please return your loan items at the Circulation Counter.

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 005-2017 /Date: 24-01-2017

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A high-resolution color scanner is now available at Library

We are pleased to inform that a high-resolution color scanner (Epson Perfection V800 Photo) is now available at Library computer lab for public use.

Video introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhuimTTpEXE

No.: 004-2017 /Date: 20-01-2017

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Course Reserves Text Book Collection can be search through the Library Catalogue

We are pleased to inform that from now on students can search the Course Reserves Text Book Collection through the Library Catalogue by school, program, course title and instructor’s name. Please be noted that all reserved textbooks are held behind the Circulation Counter for reference use only and may not be taken outside the library. Students can borrow these reserve text books for use in the Library with a valid student ID card. For assistance, please contact our Circulation Counter at 8599-6241, 8599-6708 or email to library@ipm.edu.mo. You can always come in person to the Circulation Counter to ask for help.

No.: 003-2017 /Date: 16-01-2017

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Renovation work in elevator lobby on Library 2nd Floor

Please be informed that a renovation work in elevator lobby on Library 2nd Floor will take place from 11th to 17th January, 2017. Disturbance to the Library users will be inevitable, but will be kept to a minimum level as possible. The renovation work are meant to provide a better environment for Library users. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

No.: 002-2017 /Date: 09-01-2017

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Library Closed for Public Holidays

Please be informed that the Library will be closed on the following public holidays:

DateEvent
27/01/2017 (FRI)Lunar New Year's Eve (afternoon)
28/01/2017 (SAT)Lunar New Year's Day
29/01/2017 (SUN)The Second Day of the Lunar New Year
30/01/2017 (MON)The Third Day of the Lunar New Year
31/01/2017 (TUE)The Fourth Day of the Lunar New Year
01/02/2017 (WED)The Fifth Day of the Lunar New Year

No.: 001-2017 /Date: 03-01-2017

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