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PolyU Library

Hotel & Catering Management: Find Articles and More

Your Starting Point for Research and Study in SHTM-related area.

Find e-Articles

To search articles from the Library homepage, you may follow the steps below:

  1. Select Articles.
  2. You can choose KeywordsTitlesAuthor, etc. (optional).
  3. Conduct a search.

     
  4. Limit the searching results to Peer reviewed Journals if you wish (optional).
  5. Click on Full text available and then access the article via the full text link provided.

You can use our Interlibrary Loan service to obtain the articles that we do not have full text.

You can fill-up a request form via our Interlibrary Loan service if we cannot provide the full-text article. Alternatively, you can perform the steps below to skip manual input for the interlibrary loan request form:

  1. Visit Library homepage and select Articles.
  2. You can choose KeywordsTitlesAuthor, etc. (optional).
  3. Conduct a search.
  4. Uncheck the box of Full-text online.
     
  5. Sign in with your NetId and NetPassword.
  6. Click on Inter-library loan.

     
  7. Click on Logon to ILLiad.
  8. The details has been filled-up automatically.
  9. Click on Submit Request. Normally you can receive an email notification to download the scanned copies within days.

If you would like to find articles via Google Scholar, it is recommended to access it via our homepage especially if you are outside campus (not using PolyU network).  This is because most articles in Google Scholar do not provide full text for free. By accessing Google Scholar via the Library homepage, you can get the full text for free via PolyU eLinks for those articles we subscribed.

  1. Visit Library homepage and select Articles.
  2. Click on Google Scholar@PolyU (and login with your NetID and NetPassword if you are not in campus).
  3. You can then access the full text via the PolyU eLinks provided for those we subscribed.

Find Articles from Journals

Theses Databases

Free Academic Journals: DOAJ

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is an online directory providing access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
 
 

More full-text articles via Google Scholar

Most articles found in Google Scholar are not downloadable for free.  This video shows how to access full-text materials we subscribed via Google Scholar:

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Can't find research literature from OneSearch and HKALL?  Try our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services!

Searching Library Resources

Effective Searching Strategies for Library Resources


OneSearch vs Library Databases


Citation Chaining

PolyU IRA

Look for articles published by PolyU scholars? Try PolyU IRA

The PolyU Institutional Research Archive (PolyU IRA) is an online platform that actively collects and disseminates the research and scholarly outputs created by the PolyU community.