Start from OneSearch, your one-stop platform to search for library resources. Use "Full Text Online" and "Books" filters to view the results that can be accessed online. Visit OneSearch guide for more.
Visit Journals A-Z to find and access the e-journals available through the Library. You may also use BrowZine which allows easy browsing, reading and following journals on both desktop and mobile devices.
Library has subscribed hundreds of databases that provide various type of e-resources other than books and journal articles in your subject area. Explore related e-databases by type of resources or by subject.
PolyU staff can also use VPN to ensure quick access to library e-resources. Please refer to ITS' VPN set up guide for details.
Interim Free E-Resources
Many publishers are offering some or all of their resources for free access during the COVID-19 Pandemic period. Visit this page to view the list of these resources.
Resource List on Learn@PolyU
Resource List provides students with easy access to reading materials prescribed by instructors for particular module right inside the Learn@PolyU course page, including books, readings and other online resources.
Add your teaching materials to Resource List so students can access them all in one platform. Refer to our step by step guide to learn how to do this.
Alternatively, send your reading list to the Library by filling out the Recommend Course Readings & Reserve Books form. We will help create a list for you.
Open Educational Resources (OERs)
The University encourages the inclusion of OER materials in teaching to enrich students' learning experience. The Library has developed an OER portal that allows you to discover OERs in your subject discipline.
You may also add OERs to Resource List so students can access all teaching materials in one page. Refer to our step to step guide to learn how to do this.
During this period, students may expect more e-materials available on the course page. As an instructor, you may wonder if uploading any teaching materials, e.g. a book chapter, to Learn@PolyU will infringe copyright. Here are some guidelines for you to refer to:
Copyright in General:
For Resources found in OneSearch: