“Libroary Thursdays” First Event on March 11

Rumour has it that some long-gone creature has found its way back to the earth. The only thing we know is that it craves knowledge and companionship -especially from the youngsters.No way, it was spotted in our Library! Help!! What should we do?
To comfort this curious little creature and celebrate his new friendship with us, we named him Roary, as roar means “I love you” in dinosaur. Now we introduce a fun event series called Libroary Thursdays (pronunciation: lai-b-roa-ry) to you, with our beloved new friend Roary!

Libroary Thursdays
 feature the handiest tricks and useful know-hows of NYU Shanghai Library. In addition to getting various event-based gifts (first come, first served!), you are also encouraged to earn Libroary badges online. Those who have collected the most badges will enter our lucky draw to win the final prizes!

First Prize
: 200RMB gift + Event T-shirt, 2 winners
Second Prize: 100RMB gift + Event canvas tote bag, 3 winners
Third Prize: Event T-shirt + Event canvas tote bag, 5 winners
1st Event
Time: 1-3 pm, 03/11/2021
Place: Library
Event QR code 
Mark your calendar and roar with us!

Library Hours During Spring Festival

library hours

Dear faculty, students, and staff,

During the Spring Festival, NYU Shanghai Library’s service desk will be closed from Feb. 11-21. Electronic resources are available 24/7.

For research assistance in the meantime, please email us at shanghai.library@nyu.edu or shanghai.librarian@nyu.edu or use the chat widget on the library website. You can also schedule a 1-1 consultation via https://nyu-shanghai.libcal.com/appointments/librarian and meet with our adjuncts via Zoom.

Happy Spring Festival!

NYU Shanghai Library

Library System Outage Dec 31, 2020-Jan 5, 2021

Due to a planned power shutdown at Bobst Library in New York City, several library systems will be unavailable starting on Thursday, December 31 through Tuesday, Jan. 5.

Services affected include Library catalog (BobCat), ejournals, ebooks, databases, My Library Account, and Interlibrary Loan services. Please plan your research accordingly. In the meantime, our library website will still be available.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Feel free to contact us at shanghai.library@nyu.edu if you have any questions or concerns

Library Holiday Hours

Christmas and New Year Library Opening Hours

Dear faculty, students, and staff,

During the Spring Festival, NYU Shanghai Library’s services will be closed from December 25th-27th and January 1st-3rd. Academic Commons and stacks remain open as long as the Academic Building opens.

Happy Holidays!

NYU Shanghai Library

Long Night Against Procrastination 2020 Fall

Conquer finals with the LNAP!

Papers are due, exams are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! Lots of work to get done? Come to the Long Night Against Procrastination, maximize your productivity, and cross-off items on your to-do lists! 

Research Librarians and ARC fellows will be on hand to provide research and writing assistance throughout the evening, or you can just come and de-stress with our soothing events – paper folding and lucky notes drawing! 

Here is the link for registration: https://engage.shanghai.nyu.edu/event/6626777. We are all here to help you ace the finals week!

smiley faces announce Long Night Against Procrastination on Dec 9 in the Academic Building on 4F

Three Online Workshops This Week

This week, you’re welcome to join us for three online workshop.​ Each will be held via ​Zoom, so you can attend from the comfort of your dorm or apartment. Please register ASAP!

 Business Library Virtual Open House Go Local edition written in white and yellow on dark blue background of financial graphs

Event poster

Data Visualization with Tableau Wednesday, 16 September 9 AM – 11 AM (China)

​In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Understanding of basic principles of data visualization
  • Tableau interface
  • Importing data into Tableau
  • Exploring data and types of data
  • Creating tables, charts, scatter plots, histograms, etc.
  • Creating interactive dashboards and stories
  • Mapping data with Tableau

​This workshop will be held via ​Zoom, so you can attend from the comfort of your dorm or apartment.

Please register in advance through the NYU Libcal page ( https://nyu.libcal.com/event/7040118). I hope you’ll be able to join us!

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5 Things You Need to Know about Library Services during the All-Digital Phase

In the past two weeks, we have received inquiries about library services. To help library users better cope with the current situation, we’ve tried to anticipate the most likely problems and put together an FAQ list you may find useful.


1. When will the library resume regular opening hours?

As part of the ongoing management of the 2019-nCoV epidemic, the library will not resume regular operation hours during the month of February, but our virtual services will still be available to the NYU Shanghai community. The optimistic hope is that we can open in early March, but we will not confirm a start date until we are assured that library operation is consistent with prudent epidemic management. 


2. What do I do if my loans are overdue? Do I have to pay the fines?

Regular loans from NYU Shanghai Library are all due on 5/22/2020. If you receive notices about overdue loans, please contact us at shanghai.circulation@nyu.edu. We will NOT charge any overdue fines.


3. I checked out some Interlibrary Loan (ILL) items which don’t belong to NYU Shanghai. Can I renew them?

If you have ILL items that are overdue or you need to renew them, please contact us at shanghai.circulation@nyu.edu


4. I have some library requests that are still pending. Will they ever arrive?

With the current 2019-nCoV situation, please email us at shanghai.circulation@nyu.edu if you need to change your item pickup location to another campus or if you need to cancel your request. Please also note If you are staying in China, and still need the item(s) you requested, your request will most likely be delivered in electronic format.


5. How do I access Course Reserve items before the library reopens?

Given the current situation, access to physical reserve items is not applicable. The library instead offers electronic reserves as much as copyright allows. Students can use Ares to check out the course reserves requested by your instructor at https://ares.library.nyu.edu/. If you have any questions regarding course reserve items, please contact us at shanghai.reserves@nyu.edu.

Due date for all library materials extended to May 22

Dear NYU community,

Aligned with University’s decision responding to the 2019-nCoV situation, the Library has adjusted the loan period for all library materials.

The due date for all loaned library materials is extended to May 22, 2020, regardless of the current due date shown on your account. There will not be any fine incurred.

If you receive any email recalling the item, or have any concern regarding your loaned items, please contact us at shanghai.circulation@nyu.edu.

Stay warm and safe,

NYUSH Library

Library Hours During Spring Festival

Dear faculty, students and staff,

During the Spring Festival, NYU Shanghai Library’s collection and services will be closed from Jan. 24-31. Electronic resources are available 24/7.

For research assistance in the meantime, please email librarians in NYC at https://library.nyu.edu/ask/email , or use the chat widget on the library website.

Happy Spring Festival!

NYU Shanghai Library