Information Desk Service
Visit our duty librarian at the Research Help Desk, Research Enhancement Centre, 3/F, Library.
Telephone Enquiry Service
Call us at 2766-6863.
WhatsApp Enquiry Service Contact us at 6423-0820. 9:00 am - 7:00 pm (Mon - Sat) and 12:00 nn - 7:00 pm (Sun/public holidays when Library opens)
Online Reference Enquiry Service
The Online Reference Enquiry Service helps you in using library and information resources for your study and research. We will respond to your enquiry within 1 working day.
Search PolyU's BrowZine holdings
Discover Scholarly Journals with BrowZine!
BrowZine is a service that allows you to browse, read and follow scholarly journals via a smart phone or using a web browser.
With BrowZine, you can:
Browse and read journals: Browse thousands of top journals by subject, easily review tables of contents, and download full articles.
Stay Current with My Bookshelf: Create a personal bookshelf of titles to follow and receive new article notifications.
Access on any device: Easily access BrowZine from your iOS and Android device and on the web to stay up to date wherever you are.
Save and export articles: Use the BrowZine app to save articles for off-line reading or export to services such as DropBox, Mendeley, RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, Papers and more. (New!)
Get started today! Simply visit browzine.com or download the app from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or Amazon App Store.
Setting Up BrowZine on Your Handheld Devices
STEP 1 - Download BrowZine onto your iPad or Android tablets, or view it on web version from: thirdiron.com/download
For iPads, iPhones & iPod Touches: Find and Install BrowZine via App Store. It supports version iOS version 8.x or newer. (New!)
For Android: Find and Install BrowZine via Google Play. It supports version 4.1+.
For Web: It supportsChrome version 43+, Safari version 8+, Firefox version 31+, Internet Explorer version 11+.
STEP 2 - Once you have installed and launched the app, choose a Library:
Select "Hong Kong Polytechnic University" from the pull down list.
Login with your NetID and NETPassword.
Browsing Journal Articles
1. Once logged in, you can browse Library subscribed journals in two ways:
By Titles A - Z (alphabetically) [Note: Not every journal that PolyU subscribes to is available through BrowZine]
2. Once you have located a journal, click ADD TO MY BOOKSHELF.
3. The bookshelf can be accessed from the My Bookshelf icon at the bottom of the screen.
4. A red badge will appear over the icon of a saved journal once a new issue is published.
Animated Help on BrowZine
Organize your favorite journals
Easily follow titles of interest
Be notified whenever a new article is published
Synchronize and back-up your data across all devices (New!)
Set up My Bookshelf
Sign up for "My Bookshelf" where on the top left icon in BrowZine
Confirm your sign up email address
Edit the name of bookcase
Add journal to My Bookshelf
Click "Find journal" on the top right icon to look for journal, OR
Choose the "Add to My Bookshelf" button when viewing a journal
Export the articles (New!)
Download the full text as PDF and view offline
Export the Bibliographic Management file
Share to different social platforms
My Articles (Coming Soon!)
Easily save articles in one or more collections for later reference
Sort articles within collections by journal or date added
Access My Articles from the web as well as on iOS or Android devices