(Issue 118/December 2018) Nowadays, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer sci-fi. As what Professor Toby Walsh, the author of Machines that think: the future of artificial intelligence says in his book: AI gives influence over numerous areas in different paths, it brings us “some good and some bad”. So, should we start worrying about where […]
(Issue 115/October 2018) It is so well known that, as a ‘Twitter President’, Donald Trump always tweets with the masses and connects with the country. Christian Fuchs, the author of ‘Digital Demagogue: Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter’, however, holds a counter opinion by delving into new explanations on the facilitating rise […]
(Issue 114/October 2018) The Library Recommendation Week commences in the week of 22 October 2018. Don’t miss the chance to suggest any book items you want by simply filling up the form here. The more books you recommend, the more extensive our collection is!
(Issue 109/July 2018) The Philosophical notes on “The little prince” is an enlightening reading. Instead of being heavily philosophical, it is more about dream, childhood, life, love, loneliness, and choices. The Little Prince is so popular across generations. However, there is an impression that this is an easy-to-read and there are no great thoughts in […]
(Issue 108/June 2018) Out of suffering from constant oppression and prolonged starvation in North Korea, Park Yeon Mi, even being vilified as a defector, has decided to flee from harrowing ordeals and run for a new life, who is not longing for luxuries but food. It takes exceptional strength of character for Park to write […]
(Issue 107/May 2018) This month, the Library received another new HSMC Publication – the inaugural issue of the Hang Seng Management College Business Review. A few copies are now available in the Library for your interest. You can also access the E-copy from Research Institute for Business website. Interested in learning more about the Library’s […]
(Issue 106/Apr 2018) The Library’s New Book Display gives you first hand access to the latest print titles received at the Library. Now on display include two new publications by faculties, the Wandering Mind and Metaphysical Thoughts by Gao Xingjian and translated by Professor Gilbert Fong, and 真．君子商贏之道 which was recently featured in our Book […]
(Issue 104/Mar 2018) Too tired to study? How about take a break and enjoy your beloved movies in the upcoming Easter holidays! New DVDs from Oscar awards and Hong Kong Film Awards are now released, let’s go to the Library and check out your favourites!
(Issue 102/Feb 2018) Ancient Enmity was published in November 2017 echoing International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong (IPNHK). This treasured contemporary poetry anthology presents the works of over 20 poets from all over the world. You will also find their works presented in different languages, thanks to the effort of many renowned translators, including Prof […]
(Dec 2017/Issue 98) Are you taking the IELTS test soon? Be as prepared as possible for your test by practising at the Library. The best way to fight for the exam is to practise, practise, and practise! We have lots of books and CDs to help you with your IELTS exam. The Library also has […]