February 2010

Feeling stressful? You are not alone. Most of us have to deal with stressful situations whether you are a working adult coping with work and family needs, or a student coping with assignment deadlines and examinations. Learn some of useful techniques to manage stressful situations effectively, one book at a time.

Comprehensive stress management
BF575 S75 G798
Controlling stress and tension
RA785 G524
How to get more done : seven days to achieving more
HD69 T54 O18
The personal efficiency program : how to stop feeling overwhelmed and win back control of your work!
HD69 T54 G555
Practical stress management : a comprehensive workbook for managing change and promoting health
RA785 R761
Quick & easy stress busters : 5-minute exercises for anyone, anytime, anywhere
RM725 S464
Work less, achieve more : great ideas to get your life back
HD6995 O18
Work-life balance for dummies
HD4904.25 M962

Did you enjoy the shopping spree at the recent Library Book Fair? This year’s Book Fair, coincided with the NYP Open House. Staff and students got a chance to choose the books they love to read and at the same time take part in developing the Library collection.

Hundreds of latest academic titles were showcased:

  • Engineering titles covering Aeronautical & Aerospace, Biomedical Engineering, Electronics, Computer & Communications Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering & Mechatronics Engineering
  • Information Technology titles ranging from Business Enterprise IT to Business Informatics, Engineering Informatics to Financial Informatics, Information Technology to Information Security
  • Design titles on Space & Interior Design, Visual Communication & Industrial Space, Animation, Aesthetics, Drawing, Design & Storyboard

Based on the survey conducted during the event,

– 82% of the participants agreed that it was a great idea to allow students & staff to select books for the Library collection
– 87% of the participants gave a rating of “Good” or better to the variety of books displayed
– 95% of the participants would recommend their friends to participate

The results showed that the Book Fair was well-received and had enhanced the “book shopping” experience of the participants.

THANK YOU for making this Book Fair a success!

Do look out for the next Book Fair and join us!

There is an ever-increasing need for us to keep learning to keep up with the rapid growth in knowledge and the rate of change of our workplace environments. And involvement in one’s own development fosters greater commitment to the process than other-directed activities. Browse through these books to enhance your personal development.

Applying career development theory to counseling
HF5381 S531
Essential elements of career counseling : processes and techniques
HF5382.5 U5 A529
The fearless fish out of water : how to succeed when you’re the only one like you
HF5386 R719
How to get a job in a recession
HF5382.7 F853
Human resource development
HF5549 W493
Job hunting : the new rules
HF5382.7 Y48
Juggle! : re-think work, re-claim your life
HF5549.5 C35 S215
Keys to success : building analytical, creative, and practical skills
LB2343.32 C323

As we soak up this Lunar New Year’s festive mood, let’s take the opportunity to learn more about Chinese food and culture. Have a great week and Gongxi Facai!

The art of taste : secrets of the Cantonese kitchen
TX724.5 C5 C454
Chinatown, Europe : an exploration of overseas Chinese identity in the 1990s
D1056.2 C55 C555
Chinese art & culture
NX583 A1 T517
Chinese art in detail
N7340 M621
Chinese feasts & festivals : a cookbook
TX724.5 C5 M694
Chinese medicine men : consumer culture in China and Southeast Asia
HF5415.33 C6 C663
Feast of flavours from the Chinese kitchen : a step-by-step culinary adventure
TX724.5 C5 F288
The festive food of China
TX724.5 C5 H873
Food culture in China
TX724.5 C5 N553
Fun with Chinese characters. 1
PL1171 F979
Fun with Chinese festivals
GT4883 A2 C518
The globalization of Chinese food
TX724.5 C5 G562
A materia medica for Chinese medicine : plants, minerals, and animal products
RS180 C5 H491
A new beginning : customs of the Lunar New Year
GT4905 N532
The practice of Chinese medicine : the treatment of diseases with acupuncture and Chinese herbs
R601 M152
Say it right in Chinese
PL1209 S274
Schaum’s outline of Chinese vocabulary
PL1111 L693
Sensations : a tasting menu of Chinese-inspired flavours
TX724.5 C5 L583
A wok through time
TX724.5 C5 L583
Yan Kit’s classic Chinese cookbook
TX724.5 C5 S675

What shapes a smarter world? What are the latest telematics developments and applications? Come and find out how Telematics has the capacity to change the way we live, work, learn and play at the upcoming joint exhibition of the School of Engineering (Electronics) and the Library.

Browse or borrow related library books on display.

Want to get a concise, intelligent, and deep understanding of the Java programming language. These books will be a valuable resource for both novice and advanced programmers to create applications.

Essential JavaFX
QA76.73 J38 A546
Introduction to Java programming : brief version
QA76.73 J38 L693
Introduction to JAVA programming : comprehensive version
QA76.73 J38 L693
Java : an introduction to problem solving & programming
QA76.73 J38 S267
Java and Flex integration bible
QA76.73 J38 K26
Java for COBOL programmers
QA76.73 J38 B995
Java for programmers
QA76.73 J38 D325
Java ME on Symbian OS : inside the smartphone model
TK6570 M6 H426
Java programming : from problem analysis to program design
QA76.73 J38 M251
Java programming : guided learning with early objects
QA76.73 J38 M251
Java software structures : designing and using data structures
QA76.73 J38 L674
Object-oriented design using Java
QA76.64 S629
Programming with Alice & Java
QA76.64 L674
Real-time Java programming with Java RTS
QA76.73 J38 B898
Starting out with Java : from control structures through objects          QA76.73 J38 G123 Writing compilers and interpreters : a modern software engineering approach using Java
QA76.76 C65 M235