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The PolyU Institutional Research Archive (PIRA): Home

This guide introduces key features of the PolyU Institutional Research Archive.

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3400-3196 / 2766-6863

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6423-0820 

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library.ira@polyu.edu.hk

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Introduction

The PolyU Institutional Research Archive (PIRA) is an online platform that collects and disseminates the research and scholarly outputs created by the PolyU community. By showcasing the publications, research interests, activities and academic achievement of PolyU scholars, the PIRA aims to increase the visibility of the University’s research and facilitate knowledge transfer.

 PIRA covers:

  • Researcher Profiles: an individual profile page for PolyU academic staff, which include:
    • Publications in PolyU
    • Researcher identifiers (ORCID, Scopus Author ID, ResearcherID, Google Scholar profile, if available)
    • Research interests, and
    • Professional activities
  • Research Outputs: include not only full-text journal articles with bibliometrics, but also other types of research outputs such as books, book chapters, conference papers, and presentations
  • Patents: collects full-text patents affiliated with PolyU
  • Theses: collects full-text theses and dissertations from PolyU MPhil and PhD students
  • Outstanding Work by Students: collects best capstone projects, outstanding student papers, or the award winning papers by PolyU students that are nominated by academic departments.