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Increasing Loan Quota and Extending Loan Period for e-Book Collections

With effect from 23 April 2024, the loan and reservation quotas of e-book collections will be increased from 4 or 8 items to 10 items. The loan and renewal periods of the Chinese e-book Collections will also be extended from 7 days to 14 days.

For details of the e-book lending service of the Hong Kong Public Libraries, please refer to the “Overview of e-Book Collections”.

 

Cessation of “EBSCO Audiobooks” Online e-Audiobook Service and Platform Migration

Hong Kong Public Libraries will cease “EBSCO Audiobooks” service on 22 January 2024. Readers can access the audiobooks on the new e-Audiobook platform “Boundless by Baker & Taylor” via Hong Kong Public Libraries webpage on 8 January 2024.

 

User Education Programme on e-Resources

Topic

Date & Time

Venue

e-Reading :
e-Books, e-Magazines and e-Databases

20.6.2024 (Thursday)
4 - 5 pm

User Education Hall,
G/F, Hong Kong Central Library,
66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

- Free admission on a first-come, first-served basis.  Reservations are not required.
- Readers are welcome to bring along the smart phone or tablet.
- The programme is conducted in Cantonese.  For enquiries : 2921 0222.

 

Service Changes of SUEP e-Book

Due to service changes, the “SUEP e-Book” collection, which is available through the “HyRead ebook” platform, will be transferred in phases to the “Nowbook Digital Library” e-Book platform during September and October 2023.  The provision of SUEP e-books through the “HyRead ebook” platform will cease from 1 November 2023.  The borrowing and reading services will cease on the same day, and all reservations will be automatically cancelled.  

Readers should pay attention to updates on the “Nowbook Digital Library” e-Book platform and borrow or reserve SUEP e-books through the new platform.

 

Newly Added e-Resources

- Registered reader can access Business Source Complete via internet anytime and anywhere from 1 April 2024!

- Starting from 1 April 2024, readers can access ProQuest Business Collection anytime and anywhere via the Internet. It combines seven popular ProQuest business and financial databases including ABI/INFORM Collection, Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection, Asian & European Business Collection, Business Market Research Collection, Entrepreneurship Database.

- SUEP “Hong Kong Renowned Writers” e-Book has been launched since 1 November 2023!

- Pop-up eBook has been launched since 1 October 2023! 

- Jin Yong Martial Arts Novels Audio Collection has been launched since 1 September 2023!

 

Newly Added Content on Web

- Top 10 most popular e-books list available!  

- Highlights of e-books in other languages.

e-Magazines databases list available.

 

Ceased subscription of “Passport” online database service

Hong Kong Public Libraries had ceased its subscription to “Passport” online database since 16 Nov 2023. Readers may access the e-databases for business related information via Hong Kong Public Libraries webpage.