This month, NYU Shanghai welcomes guests who will explore issues in Language & Identity, including a film screening of Talking Black in America on February 22nd, and a panel discussion on February 27th that investigates the relationship between language and our collective and personal identities.
Are you intrigued by these topics or looking for more reading, including fiction and memoir? Check out these books from NYU:
Don’t forget about our scholarly journals! Keep up with recent research trends in journals like these:
You can now access a design database called Designer’s Home through NYU Shanghai Library.
Term of the Service: until 09/30/2018
For PCs: direct access within the school’s IP domain, no registration needed
For mobiles: access through accounts (accounts should be reactivated within the school’s IP domain in every 3 months )
What is Designer’s Home
Designer’s Home is, at the moment, a leading and pioneering platform which targets towards skill learning, resource collecting, material downloading, idea sharing and design competing. The resource library of Designer’s home is divided into five sections, which are tutorials, news, lectures, resources and forum. High-quality tutorials and lectures are accessible to the users, as well as the latest news and information in the design industry. Along with that, the website also contains features like overall analysis of designer’s ideas and progressions, online sharing space in the user’s community, too.
Designer’s Home is aiming to be a globally outstanding platform which serves designers in all sorts of dimensions. It covers nine main fields including industrial design, environmental art, graphic design, UI design, post-production of films, animation, game production, digital graphic, and photography. Tutorials on powerful software like Photoshop, Illustrator, CINEMA 4D on the website would be beneficial for various fields from still to animation designs.
Join in the community of Designer’s Home and have fun with designing now!
QQ group chat: 21596071
When it comes to researching music, nothing beats listening to the real thing. Whether you’re looking for western classical music, jazz recordings, folk music, or ethnographic recordings, NYU Libraries has several streaming audio databases to help you find high-quality sound recordings from world-class performers, along with detailed liner notes that you might not find through services such as Youtube or Youku.
Naxos Music Library (with an emphasis on Western classical music and selections of world music and folk recordings) and Naxos Jazz Music Library are rich resources for sound recordings that you can stream directly from your computer.
Whether you are listening for research or for pleasure, Naxos has a wealth of recordings that you can browse by genre, performer, or keyword. You can also create playlists of albums you need to come back to.
On the go? Take Naxos with you with the Naxos or Naxos Jazz mobile apps, available through iTunes and Google Play
- Download the app from your respective store:
- Naxos Music Library (iTunes, Google Play)
- NML-Jazz (iTunes, Google Play)
- If you have a Student Playlist account, your email address and password will also act as your login credentials for the NML mobile apps.
- If you do not have a Student Playlist account, sign up here or ask a librarian for help
- Complete the registration process by clicking the activation link in your email.
- The email address and password you assign will act as your login credentials for the NML mobile apps.
Congratulations! You’re now ready to save personal playlists, and enjoy NML everywhere through the mobile apps. Your login is now functional. Log in to the NML app and enjoy!
Please note that under certain rare circumstances, it can take up to 15 minutes for your registration to be completed.
Have you been reading the Financial Times?
NYU Shanghai now has a group subscription to FT.com. You have access to FT content as long as you are in campus, dormitory, or connected to NYU Shanghai VPN. Continue reading
Financial databases are the bread and butter of business research. They are crucial in helping you find company financials. You can make proper comparisons between companies.
This month, we want to introduce a financial database which you can access remotely, from the comfort of your home or cafe: Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage.
Are you already reading New York Times? Do you want to start a news reading habit?
Our Library subscribes to New York Times, and now you can read on NYTimes.com with a personalized account. This gives you complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYT apps.
- Visit AccessNYT.com while connected to our campus network.
- Enter ‘NYU Shanghai‘ under school name.
- Create an NYTimes.com account using your NYU email address. If you already have a NYTimes.com account, you can link to it.
After registration, you can enjoy access to NYTimes.com from anywhere. You can also download the NYT mobile app.
Take note that this NYTimes.com Pass will be valid for a year.
Are you an instructor? For exclusive educational content and resources, create an account at NYTimes.com/edu.