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  1. Hong Kong History & Culture Library Workshop

  2. Hong Kong • Xianggang • Hsiang-kang • HK • HKSAR • 香港 • Fragrant Harbor First recorded in a book of local history of Guangdong, Yue da ji粵大記 published in Ming dynasty (1595)

  3. Quick Reference of Hong Kong Background information of Hong Kong: HKSAR webpage http://www.gov.hk Brand Hong Kong http://www.brandhk.gov.hk/ HK Tourism Board http://www.discoverhongkong.com Hong Kong Yearbook http://www.yearbook.gov.hk/

  4. Hong Kong Yearbookhttp://www.yearbook.gov.hk/ • Official Annual Report of the HKSAR • Available online from 1997 onwards

  5. Example How does the Muslim community operate in Hong Kong?

  6. Library Catalogue Over 25,000 Library materials with keywords “Hong Kong”

  7. Use other keywords to narrow down the search Popular Culture Gender New Territories Art Chinese Social life and customs Motion pictures Hong Kong Tai Po Youth Foreign influences History Film Economic conditions Etiquette Older people Children Cheung Chau Recreation Urbanization Travel China Education Women Social conditions Government Jews Civilization Pictorial Works

  8. Limit by Material & Language Combination of keywords Sort by Date Use Advanced Search to combine & limit search

  9. Search for Media Resources

  10. Hint: Use the Subject link to find related items

  11. Useful Subject Headings • Hong Kong (China)-- Sub-topic • Hong Kong (China) -- Civilization • Hong Kong (China) -- History • Hong Kong (China) -- In motion pictures • Hong Kong (China) -- Pictorial works • Hong Kong (China) -- Social conditions • Hong Kong (China) -- Social life and customs … • Topic -- China -- Hong Kong • Art -- China -- Hong Kong • Architecture -- China -- Hong Kong • Popular culture -- China -- Hong Kong …

  12. Example • To find materials on eating habits of Hong Kong people • Keywords • eat, eating (eat*) • food, beverages • habits, Hong Kong • Try HKALL to look up materials in other university libraries

  13. Finding Articles on Hong Kong Studies

  14. Database: Hong Kong Journals Online

  15. Database: Academic Search Premier

  16. Use EdLINK to check availability of Full Text at Library

  17. Finding Photos of Hong Kong

  18. Hong Kong Public Records Office,Archives for Still and Moving Imageshttp://www.grs.gov.hk/ws/online/moving_still/photo.htm • Includes about 8,000 photos taken in Hong Kong dated back to 1860s

  19. Hong Kong Public Library, Multimedia Information Systemhttp://hkclweb.hkpl.gov.hk/hkclr2/internet/eng/html/frm-adv_srch.html

  20. The Hong Kong Heritage Projecthttps://www.hongkongheritage.org/html/eng/index.html • The history of Kadoorie family, its business and charitable works in Hong Kong • Includes Archive, photos, videos, documents and oral history

  21. Virtual Heritage Explorerhttp://vhe.lcsd.gov.hk/vhe/main.jsp?langNo=1&pageAction=MAIN • Provides 360-degree cubical panorama for about 60 historic buildings and sites in Hong Kong

  22. Gwulo: Old Hong Konghttp://gwulo.com/ • Website on Historical Hong Kong • Includes photos of Hong Kong from 1860 to present day

  23. Hong Kong Photo Galleryhttp://www.globalphotos.org/hongkong.htm • Photos of buildings & transport of contemporary HK • Browse by geographical region/topic

  24. Hong Kong Heritage Museumhttp://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/ • Thematic Exhibition: Hong Kong Photography Series • City Flâneur: Social Documentary Photography (until 3/1/2011) • Showcase Social Landscape Photography of Hong Kong dating back to 1950s to present day

  25. Hong Kong Museum of Historyhttp://hk.history.museum • Witness of Time: Photos of Central and Western District in the 1970s (until 10 Jan 2011) • Co-organized with the Royal Asiatic Society (Hong Kong Branch) • 300 photos of religious structures, public buildings and Chinese residences in Central and Western District

  26. HK Public Records Officehttp://www.grs.gov.hk/ws/english/org_pro.htm • Over 1,000,000 archival records and library items documenting the different aspects of the HK government • Unique information resources, dated from the mid 19th century to the present • Materials in different formats ranging from files, bound volumes, photographs, posters, maps and plans to films.

  27. Thank You Ask your Librarian @ Information Counter Tel: 2948 6653 Email: libinfo@ied.edu.hk