Tag Archives: HKUST

HKUST is hiring Information Instruction Librarian

(updated 10 May 2019)  HKUST Library is hiring Information Instruction Librarian. Information Instruction Librarian (Job ID: 4588) Reporting to the Head (Information Instruction & Collection Services), the appointee will give library instruction classes; create web-based research guides and e-learning objects; assist in planning and implementing information literacy teaching, learning, and assessment; conduct orientation activities and serve […]


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Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) to form document delivery network

(1 November 2018) Gathering at Tsinghua University on November 1-2, 2018, 15 Library Directors of the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) signed an agreement to form a document delivery network. The 15 founding members of AUA will provide a barrier-free document delivery and exchange service. Initiated by Tsinghua University in 2017, AUA is an Asia regional […]


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Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! 2018-3: Top News from THE and QS updates

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is THE’s best Young University; Malaysia adds four universities to the QS 2019 World Rankings (16 June 2018) During the past few weeks, Times Higher Education released updated rankings piecemeal, in preparation for its September to October release of its  2019 world rankings. At the same time, QS […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 31: Road Trip to Hong Kong and Singapore – Opening new routes for collaboration between librarians and their stakeholders

By Ruth A. Pagell* (4 December 2017) I am beginning to think of global university rankings as invasive species.  Two years ago, a talk I gave in Singapore attracted an uninterested audience of 25.  On this trip, over 200 librarians, faculty, administrators and students physically attended the talks. Students wanted to know how to use […]


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World University Rankings: How to be Number One

(18 November 2017) The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library, recently sponsored Ruth Pagell’s trip to Asia to speak to librarians, faculty, students and administrators about university rankings. Her talk to HKUST on 9 November, World University Rankings: How to be Number One together with the powerpoint presentation, are streamed here: http://stream.ust.hk/service/watch.php?stream=lib/o/991012552668403412.mp4 After Hong Kong, Ruth […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 30: Hong Kong and Singapore: Is Success Sustainable?

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ranks higher than National University of Singapore (NUS) in the QS rankings and NUS ranks higher than NTU in THE rankings NTU ranks higher than HKUST in the QS rankings and HKUST ranks higher than NTU in THE rankings (Table 30.1 Big Three) By Ruth A. Pagell* (Watch Ruth Pagell present University Rankings […]


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Sustainability and libraries: the academic library perspective

(2 November 2016) In June 2016, the Academic Libraries 4 conference, held in Hong Kong, focussed on a theme of sustainability. The conference program held a wide range of presentations on the theme of sustainability, from green initiatives to web archiving, to how to ensure traditional reference and enquiry services can be scaleable and sustainable. […]


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Implementation Manager (JULAC Shared Integrated Library System)

(17 February 2016) On behalf of The Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC), HKUST Library is seeking an experienced individual to fill a project position whose main responsibility is to implement JULAC’s new shared Integrated Library System (ILS). The implementation manager is responsible for data conversion/migration, implementation, support and administration of the new ILS. Duties […]


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DataSpace@HKUST

29 January 2016) The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library has recently established a platform called DataSpace@HKUST to facilitate HKUST researchers in publishing research data – and storing and sharing data among their own group. Once published in DataSpace@HKUST, datasets will be given an internationally recognized identifier (DOI) and become openly accessible, making […]


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How green is my library?

(22 November 2015) Whether new or old, libraries can be more sustainable with little effort and imagination. At the simple end of being green is buying locally made furniture, equipment and fittings, reducing electricity consumption by switching to energy saving light bulbs and recycling paper or using only that from managed forests. Academic Librarian 4, […]


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HKUST hiring Digital Scholarship & Archives Manager

(19 September 2015) Reporting to the Head of Systems and Digital Services, the appointee will be responsible for developing and managing the University Archives and Special Collections; and initiating and coordinating digital scholarship projects. The appointee will be responsible for appraising, acquiring, arranging and preserving Library’s special collections and University records of enduring value, and […]


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Data Curation Training Program at HKUST

(28 January 2015) In order to manage, preserve and archive research data, the Library of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, will host a 3-day Data Curation Training Program 25-27 February 2015. It is co-organized by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and the Division […]


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3D printing student gallery at HKUST library

(31 October 2014)  The students of HKUST  have been busy 3D printing in the library. Their 3D printing gallery is here.  Guidelines to use the library’s 3D printing service is here. More detail about the service is here.


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New features on Scholarly Communications@HKUST Library webpage

(23 October 2014) The HKUST Library has created the Scholarly Communications@HKUST Library an online platform for its  research community. The platform updates HKUST  scholars with the latest trends in scholarly publishing and communications including:  data management, open access and research repositories. For more, including recently added features click here.


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3D printing service at HKUST library

(1 September 2014) The Library has recently launched the 3D printing service for students to coin ideas, make prototypes and facilitate their learning activities. It also allows teaching staff to make use of the service in their teaching and class projects. Details of the service are at http://library.ust.hk/serv/3d. This and other news is in the […]


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