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New Trial Chinese Database: 民國近代史料

We would like to bring your attention to the following new trial Chinese database:

民國近代史料資料庫(試用至 2018年11月30日)收錄民國近代史相關文獻史料及出版品,達到數位化典藏的目的;依各項主題建置檢索功能,包含:民國人物、民國事件、年表、照片、期刊文獻、專書等,使用者透過資料庫可快速掌握民國近代史全貌。

No.: 051-2018 /Date: 20-09-2018

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Trial Access to BrowZine

We’re currently trialing the BrowZine app which allows you to access a wide range of e-journals via your phone or tablet.

BrowZine is an app which gives access, both on and off-campus, to a wide range of e-journals including open access titles and titles subscribed to by the MPI Library.

With BrowZine you can:

TRIAL ACCESS DATE: available through 30/09/2018

No.: 050-2018 /Date: 18-09-2018

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New trial e-database: Alexander Street

The MPI Library gives you TRIAL access to Alexander Street

Alexander Street Press publishes online collections of streaming videos for scholarly research, teaching, and learning. MPI Library now has trial access to the following collections. Please click on link below or click on "My collections" to access individual collections.

TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 30/09/2018

No.: 049-2018 /Date: 11-09-2018

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Library Closed for Public Holidays

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

DateEvent
25/09/2018 (Tue)The day following Mid-Autumn Festival
01/10/2018 (Mon)National Day of the People’s Republic of China
02/10/2018 (Tue)The day following National Day of the People’s Republic of China

No.: 048-2018 /Date: 06-09-2018

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AUG

New trial e-database: EMIS (Emerging Market Information Service)

The MPI Library gives you TRIAL access to EMIS (Emerging Market Information Service)


EMIS (Emerging Market Information Service) provides full text news, reports, and financial information for emerging markets in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Includes merger and acquisitions deals data and analytic tools for company and industry comparisons.

TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 08/11/2018

No.: 047-2018 /Date: 17-08-2018

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Library Closing Early due to Typhoon

Please be informed that the Library will be closing up early at 18:00 on 14th August, 2018 due to the typhoon. All the borrowing items which are due on the same day will be extended to 15th August, 2018.

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 046-2018 /Date: 14-08-2017

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Library Hours for the New Academic Year

Please be informed that the Library hours for the new academic year as from 27th August, 2018 are as follows:

Library (2nd Floor, Wui Chi Building)

Monday – Friday09:00 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday12:00 - 20:00

Lam Kan Special Collection (2nd Floor, Chi Un Building)

Monday – Friday09:00 - 13:00 / 14:30 - 17:30
Saturday & SundayClosed

No.: 045-2018 /Date: 13-08-2017

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Library website and Online Services Suspension Notice

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 11th August 2018 (Saturday) to 13:00 on 12th August 2018 (Sunday).

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 044-2018 /Date: 10-08-2018

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Library Circulation and Online Services Suspension Notice

Please be informed that the Library circulation and online services (including electronic resources, Library catalogue, online renewal service, etc.) will be suspended from 09:00 on 6th August, 2018 (Monday) to 12:00 on 9th August, 2018 (Thursday) for an urgent system maintenance and upgrade works.

All the borrowing items are due during the mentioned period will be extended to 10th August, 2018 (Friday).

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 043-2018 /Date: 03-08-2018

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JUL

New e-Journals : Science Direct

We are pleased to announce that MPI Library now has expanded the package of online journals through our Science Direct database and recently add the below 2 titles in the area of pharmacology.

No.: 042-2018 /Date: 17-07-2018

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New e-Journals : ACS Publications

We are pleased to announce that the ACS Publications has been added to our collection of newspaper databases.

ACS Publications ACS (American Chemical Society) Publications provides full text, full image access to most of the ACS print journals and their supplementary materials. Coverage includes articles from year of first issue (some begin as early as 1879) up to the current issue.

No.: 041-2018 /Date: 09-07-2018

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New e-database : Statista

We are pleased to announce that the Statista has been added to our collection of newspaper databases.

Statista provides forecasts, studies, reports, statistics, and infographics from approximately 18,000 sources. Statista includes subject dossiers and industry reports for market and industry research. It also provides domestic and foreign data on social and demographic trends. Searches can be refined by filtering and sorting. Search results can be downloaded in various formats together with citation information for use in presentations.

No.: 040-2018 /Date: 09-07-2018

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New e-database: PressReader世界報紙雜誌全文資料庫

We are pleased to announce that the PressReader世界報紙雜誌全文資料庫 have been added to our collection of newspaper databases.

PressReader gives you access to 7000+ newspapers and magazines from around the world in full-colour, full-page format on your PC/tablet/phone. Newspapers and magazines are available in over 60 languages from 100 countries. Includes “The Washington Post”, “Los Angeles Times”, “Diário de Notícias”, “Correio de Manhã” etc.
Special features on PressReader include foreign language translation (in 17 different languages) and text-to-voice conversion.
PressReader can be accessed via an app (available on all the major platforms) or an internet browser.

No.: 039-2018 /Date: 04-07-2018

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JUN

New trial e-resources: The New York Times / NYT Education

The MPI Library gives you TRIAL access to The New York Timesand NYT Education


The New York Times is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851. You can get access to four edition of New York Times: US, International, Chinese & Spanish, and archive access to Times articles from 1851 to the present, with the exception of articles within the date range 1923-1980.

NYT Education covers Case Study, Article Discussion, Must Read Article and Sharing Teaching Strategy across the world. Involves 9 areas: Business, Leadership, Economic, International Relation, Psychology, Writing & English Composition, Environmental Science, American Government & Criminal Justice.
TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 14/08/2018

No.: 037-2018 /Date: 29-06-2018

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New trial e-database: East India Company

The MPI Library gives you TRIAL access to East India Company


The East India Company was established under a charter from Queen Elizabeth I in 1600. Users of this resource can trace the Company's first voyages east, its early attempts to trade in the Spice Islands (Indonesia), India and Japan, and Company men’s skirmishes with pirates and rival trading companies.
TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 31/07/2018
Topics covered include:


No.: 036-2018 /Date: 28-06-2018

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New e-database : Ei Compendex & Inspec on Engineering Village

We are pleased to announce that the Ei Compendex & Inspec on Engineering Village


Engineering Village, the essential engineering research database, provides a searchable index of the most comprehensive engineering literature and patent information available. Designed by, and for, the engineering community, this comprehensive, all-inclusive platform gives academic institutions, corporations and government agencies, access to peer-reviewed, deeply indexed, relevant and accurate engineering research content—all in a single, easy-to-use interface.
Ei Compendex is the broadest and most complete engineering literature database available in the world with over 20 million indexed records from 77 countries across 190 engineering disciplines. Every record is carefully selected and indexed using the Engineering Index Thesaurus so engineers can be confident information is relevant, complete, accurate and of high quality.
Inspec, created by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), is one of the world’s most definitive bibliographic scientific databases, containing 15+ million records. Librarians of the world’s top universities have relied on the Inspec database as a trusted source for relevant, peer reviewed scientific content for over 40 years. Inspec can be supplemented with the Inspec Archive to extend coverage and contains close to 900,000 records dating back to 1898. Its records have been digitized and indexed for fast, effective searching and are enhanced with current-day Inspec Thesaurus terms and Classification codes.

No.: 035-2018 /Date: 06-06-2018

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MAY

Library Closed for Public Holidays

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

DateEvent
18/06/2018 (Mon)Tuen Ng Festival

No.: 034-2018 /Date: 29-05-2018

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New trial Chinese eTextbooks: 《中央日報 (1928~2006)》

We would like to bring your attention to the following new trial Chinese databases: 《中央日報 (1928~2006)》(TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 31/05/2018)

《中央日報 (1928~2006)》 收錄《中央日報》從1928年創刊至2006年5月31日停刊共發行28356號的全部報紙原版、文字、圖片等全文資料。《中央日報》發行79年,為全球中文報紙中歷史最悠久的中文報紙。

No.: 033-2018 /Date: 23-05-2018

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New trial Chinese eTextbooks: 大成故紙堆

We would like to bring your attention to the following new trial Chinese databases: 大成故紙堆(TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 31/05/2018)

大成故紙堆 收錄1860年至1949年間的期刊、圖書、方志、中國共產黨史及申報(全文)等資料,對於當代華文文化、歷史研究不可獲缺的參考資料,全產品底下八個子庫,包含:老舊刊、民國圖書、申報、古方志集、古籍文獻、中國共產黨黨史(-1949)、順天時報、大美晚報。

No.: 032-2018 /Date: 15-05-2018

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Removed e-Database: NAPLEXEasy

Please be informed that the following database will be removed with effect on June 1, 2018 because the database provider no longer supports the database.

NAPLEXEasy

No.: 031-2018 /Date: 09-05-2018

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Library Closed for Public Holidays

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

DateEvent
22/05/2018 (Tue)Buddha’s Birthday

No.: 030-2018 /Date: 04-05-2018

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Library Opening Schedule for Summer Holidays

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

Library12/05/2018
to
26/08/2018
Mon - Fri 09:30 - 20:00
Sat & Sun 14:00 - 20:00
Lam Kan Special CollectionTemporarily Closed

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

No.: 029-2018 /Date: 25-04-2018

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

This serves to remind all students expecting to graduate in May 2018 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.: 028-2017 /Date: 25-04-2018

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Lam Kan Special Collection will be temporarily closed

Due to the renovation of Block A of the Chi Un Building’s air conditioning infrastructure will take place during summer holidays, please be informed that the Lam Kan Special Collection will be temporarily closed from 27th April 2018 (Friday) until further notice.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

No.: 027-2018 /Date: 19-04-2018

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Library Closed for Public Holidays

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

DateEvent
01/05/2018 (Tue)Labour Day

No.: 026-2018 /Date: 09-04-2018

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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 28th through May 6th 2018, extend the opening hours on Saturday & Sunday:

10:00 - 22:00

No.: 025-2018 /Date: 09-04-2018

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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 26th to May 11th, 2018). No reservation is needed.

No.: 024-2018 /Date: 09-04-2018

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New trial e-Journals : ACS Publications

We would like to bring your attention to the following new trial e-Journals: ACS Publications (trial until 30 April 2018)


ACS (American Chemical Society) Publications provides full text, full image access to most of the ACS print journals and their supplementary materials. Coverage includes articles from year of first issue (some begin as early as 1879) up to the current issue.

Please have a look at http://erm.library.ipm.edu.mo

No.: 023-2018 /Date: 09-04-2018

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MAR

New trial Chinese eTextbooks: McGraw-Hill Digital Textbooks

The MPI Library gives you TRIAL access to McGraw-Hill Digital Textbooks (TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 30/04/2018)

McGraw-Hill Digital Textbooks is accessed through the VitalSource Bridge platform. In order to access the trial digital textbooks, you need to create your own account and download the Vital Source Bookshelf app for your computer or mobile device.
VitalSource Bridge platform. In order to access the trial digital textbooks, you need to create your own account and download the Vital Source Bookshelf app for your computer or mobile device.
Please have a look at http://erm.library.ipm.edu.mo

No.: 022-2018 /Date: 27-03-2018

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Library Closed for Public Holidays

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

DateEvent
30/03/2018 (FRI)Good Friday
31/03/2018 (SAT)Holy Saturday
02/04/2018 (MON)First working day after Holy Saturday
05/04/2018 (THU)Ching Ming Festival

No.: 021-2018 /Date: 12-03-2018

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New trial Chinese e-database: 哈佛商業評論全球繁體中文版資料庫

We would like to bring your attention to the following new trial Chinese e- database 哈佛商業評論全球繁體中文版資料庫 (試用至 2018年3月31日)

《哈佛商業評論全球繁體中文版資料庫》 包括「期刊與專書」及「影音知識庫」2部分。「期刊與專書」 內容收錄《哈佛商業評論》全球繁體中文版期刊以及《哈佛商業評論精選》全系列叢書共計近800篇經典文章匯集整理而成(試用限閱2016/10/01~2016/12/31,限100篇)。
「影音知識庫」收錄200段以上精彩大師演講或對談影音,由美國HBR數位內容總監及資深編輯,面對面訪談哈佛商業評論期刊作者,他們來自於哈佛商學院教授、多倫多大學管理學院院長、哥倫比亞商學院副教授、美國創投公司總裁、全球知名獵頭公司執行長;每段影片的英文訪談搭配中文字幕,讓讀者更容易學習到大師們的管理精闢之理論觀點(試用限閱100篇)。

No.: 020-2018 /Date: 08-03-2018

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New trial citation database: Web of Science Core Collection文獻索引資料庫系統

The MPI Library gives you TRIAL access to Web of Science Core Collectione.
TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 04/04/2018


Web of Science Core Collection is the citation index intelligently guiding you through the search and discovery process on a single platform. You can search across books, journals and proceedings, and find links to data sets and patents that are also hosted on the Web of Science platform. The Web of Science makes it easy to discover, analyze, and share the most relevant information in science, social science, arts and humanities, as well as identifying emerging trends and locating collaborators with influence.

Web of Science Core Collection consist of the following citation indexes:

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.: 019-2018 /Date: 08-03-2018

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

We have trial access to the Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimateuntil 31st December 2018. 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.: 018-2018 /Date: 05-03-2018

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New trial Chinese e-databaes: 全國報刊索引

We would like to bring your attention to the following new trial Chinese database:全國報刊索引


《全國報刊索引 - 晚清期刊全文數據庫 (1833~1911)》
共收錄了從1833年至1911年間出版的300餘種期刊,幾乎囊括了當時出版的所有期刊,是研究晚清歷史的專業人士必備的數據庫檢索工具。
《全國報刊索引 - 中文期刊全文數據庫(1911-1949)》
收錄1911年至1949年出版的兩萬餘種期刊,近一千萬篇文獻,內容集中反映這一時期的政治、軍事、外交、經濟、教育、思想文化、宗教等各方面的情況。作為歷史檔案的重要組成部分,具有極為重要的學術價值和史料價值。
《全國報刊索引 - 字林洋行中英文報紙全文數據庫(1850-1951)》The North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists (1850~1951)
字林洋行是十九世紀英商在上海創辦的最主要的新聞出版機構,也是當時英商在華最大的報業印刷出版集團,旗下的一系列中英文報紙,資料庫收錄北華捷報、字林西報、字林西報行名錄、上海新報、滬報、消閒報、漢報共約55萬版,其中尤以北華捷報、字林西報為代表,是中國近代出版時間最長、發行量最大、最具影響力的英文報紙,被稱為中國近代的“泰晤士報”。 A fulltext database of seven historical English newspapers published in China between 1850 and 1951 which including: The North-China Herald (1850~1941) 北華捷報, The North-China Daily News (1865~1951) 字林西報, The North-China Desk Hong List (1872~1941) 字林西報行名錄, The Chinese Shipping List & Advertiser (1862~1872) 每日航運和商業新聞, Hu Bao (1882~1908) 滬報, Han Bao (1894~1900) 漢報 and Xiu Xian Bao (1898~1906) 消閒報.
TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 01/04/2018

No.: 017-2018 /Date: 05-03-2018

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FEB

New trial Chinese e-databaes: 中國近代報刊庫 - 要刊編

We would like to bring your attention to the following new trial Chinese databases:中國近代報刊庫 - 要刊編


中國近代報刊庫 - 要刊編 (試用至 2018年2月28日) 收錄晚清和民國時期報刊類出版物,包括日報、週報、月報等各種報紙。內容廣及國家政治和社會生活的各個方面,堪稱規模宏大的近代中國百科全書。資料遴選以「影響範圍廣、存續時間長、史料價值高」為標準, 分為要刊編和大報編兩編。要刊編收錄晚清和民國時期(1833-1949)重要期刊3,000種,分為10輯陸續出版中。目前提供要刊編第一、二、三輯試用,登入後請先揀選"Modern Documents"、點選”Login”後,按左上角"中國近代報刊庫(要刊)"
第一輯收錄點石齋畫報、新青年等重要期刊100種,共6,876號(見附件名單)
第二輯收錄東方雜誌、故宮周刊等重要期刊100種,共3,826號(見附件名單)
第三輯收錄禹貢、良友畫報等重要期刊100種,共4,277號(見附件名單)

No.: 016-2018 /Date: 13-02-2018

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New trial e-databaes: Statista

The MPI Library gives you TRIAL access to Statista

Statista provides forecasts, studies, reports, statistics, and infographics from approximately 18,000 sources. Statista includes subject dossiers and industry reports for market and industry research. It also provides domestic and foreign data on social and demographic trends. Searches can be refined by filtering and sorting. Search results can be downloaded in various formats together with citation information for use in presentations.

No.: 015-2018 /Date: 13-02-2018

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JAN

The 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.: 014-2018 /Date: 30-01-2018

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New e-databaes: Archive Unbound: European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: Political and Economic Consolidation of Portuguese Colonies in Africa, 1910-1929

We are pleased to announce that Archive Unbound: European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: Political and Economic Consolidation of Portuguese Colonies in Africa, 1910-1929 have been added to our collection of research databases.

It comprises correspondence, studies and reports, cables, maps, and other kinds of documents related to U.S. consular activities from 1910-1933. U.S. Consulates were listening posts reporting on the activities of the Portuguese colonial government and the activities of the native peoples. Highlights include the beginning of an anti-colonial movement and the industrialization and economic exploitation of Portugal's African colonies.

No.: 013-2018 /Date: 23-01-2018

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New e-databaes: The Economist Historical Archive

We are pleased to announce that The Economist Historical Archive have been added to our collection of research databases.

A complete searchable archive of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to four years ago, with full-color images, multiple search indexes, and exportable financial tables. The Economist is one of the most widely read magazines in the world, offering timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them.

No.: 012-2018 /Date: 23-01-2018

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The 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 26th January 2018 (Friday) to 09:00 on 29th January 2018 (Monday).

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 009-2018 /Date: 22-01-2018

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The Library website, 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 27th January 2018 (Saturday) to 12:00 on 28th January 2018 (Sunday).

We apologize for any inconvenience thus caused.

No.: 008-2018 /Date: 22-01-2018

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New trial e-databaes: PressReader 世界報紙雜誌全文資料庫

The MPI Library gives you TRIAL access to PressReader世界報紙雜誌全文資料庫

PressReader gives you access to 7000+ newspapers and magazines from around the world on your PC/tablet/phone. Newspapers and magazines are available in over 60 languages from 100 countries. Includes “The Washington Post”, “Los Angeles Times”, “Diário de Notícias”, “Correio de Manhã” etc.
PressReader can be accessed via an app (available on all the major platforms) or an internet browser.

TRIAL ACCESS DATES: available through 11/02/2018

No.: 007-2018 /Date: 22-01-2018

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New e-databaes: Picture Post Historical Archive, The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 & Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992

We are pleased to announce that the following e-databases have been added to our collection of research databases:

Picture Post Historical Archive The complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957 - all digitized from originals in full color. Provides a fascinating snapshot of British life from the 1930s to the 1950s, with thousands of photos of ordinary people doing ordinary things – from boys rolling a tyre, to a view of a postwar bedsit, to young women on a rollercoaster – all caught in a single moment in time.
The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 provides access to the entire run of the world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper. High-quality color facsimile images bring to life more than 150 years of social, political and cultural history for researchers. Areas covered include politics, social history, fashion, theatre, media, literature, advertising and graphic design, as well as genealogy.
Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992 contains approximately 7,900 issues (200,000 pages) from all volumes of Punch between 1841–1992. In its earliest years Punch was a campaigner for social justice but through the mid-nineteenth century it evolved into a British icon and played a central role in the formation of British identity and in shaping views of the British from the outside world.

No.: 006-2018 /Date: 12-01-2018

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Library Closed for Public Holidays

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

DateEvent
15/02/2018 (THUR)Lunar New Year’s Eve (afternoon)
16/02/2018 (FRI)Lunar New Year’s Day
17/02/2018 (SAT)The Second Day of the Lunar New Year
18/02/2018 (SUN)The Third Day of the Lunar New Year
19/02/2018 (MON)The Fourth Day of the Lunar New Year
20/02/2018 (TUE)The Fifth Day of the Lunar New Year

No.: 005-2018 /Date: 12-01-2018

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Following database will be removed

Due to low usage and cost considerations, please be informed that the following e-database has been removed from the Library with effect from January 2018:

SAGE Journals Online

No.: 004-2018 /Date: 10-01-2018

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