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Library Guide for New Academic and Research Staff

Top things every new academic, research and teaching staff should know about the Library.


By Phone 2766-6863
WhatsApp 6423-0820 (service hours)
Online Enquiry Online Form or Email (lbviews@polyu.edu.hk)
In person Enquiry Counter, P/F, Pao Yue-kong Library
Information Consultancy Service Contact your Faculty Librarians on in-depth research questions

Library Instructions & Workshops


Our Librarians conduct a wide variety of instruction sessions and workshops to equip our students and staff with relevant information literacy skills. Talk to your Faculty Librarian to see how we can help you or your students.

In-class instructions


We are happy to provide customized workshops on strategic use of library resources and introduce students to library research in a specific discipline or course assignment. Feel free to contact your Faculty Librarian or fill in the workshop request form for necessary arrangement.

Topical Workshops


We offer workshops on different topics of the following themes to sharpen your skills in locating, evaluating, managing, and reusing information:

  • Essential Skills for Academic Success
  • Subject-specific Training
  • Disciplinary Databases Training
  • EndNote Workshops
  • Citation Databases & Research Analytical Tools
  • Scholarly Communication and Publishing

Online Courses & Recorded Workshops


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We offer online courses on Learn@PolyU and recorded workshops on various topics.  Interested PolyU students and staff can learn about Library resources and tools at their own pace.

One-to-one Consultation


Feel free to contact your Faculty Librarian or book a one-to-one instruction sessions via the Research Consultation Appointment Form for topics like ORCID & author profiles management, research impact and visibility, open access publishing and open educational resources, reference management tools, locating and using resources from and beyond PolyU Library, etc.

You can also recommend your student to book a session with us for project and assignment consultation.

Orientation


To make sure new members of the PolyU community can make the best use of our rich resources and services, we are happy to arrange orientation sessions and tours for new staff and students.  

Online Guides & Video Tutorials


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Newsletter & e-Bulletin


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To keep up-to-date with news and events at our Library, you are invited to subscribe to our newsletter and e-bulletin.