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LANG 3070 - English Communication for Humanities and Social Science Studies II: Search Tools


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HKUST Special Collections

Our collections include also Maps of China from the late Qing Dynasty-to 1949, thread bound books and other pre-1949 Chinese material, works about China and the Far East by western writers from 1500s to 1949, Fine Reproductions of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy.

Consult our digital collections online at the Rare & Special e-Zone or visit us in the Special Collection Reading Room (by appointment).

Primary Sources

Archives and Government Papers

The making of the modern world, Part 1 - Gale Primary Resources

The Goldsmiths-Kress Library of Economic Literature, 1450-1850

61,000 rare books and 466 serials (mostly 19th century magazines) from the Goldsmiths’ Library of Economic Literature at the University of London and the Kress Collection of Business and Economics at the Harvard Business School.

The collection shows the development of the modern western world through the lens of trade and wealth, encompassing law, geography, politics and international relations, social history, business and women’s studies. 2/3s is in English, with thousands of texts in French, German, and Italian.

Use Items in-hand (fall 2023)


Tensions between stakeholders in modern workplaces

  • Figueroa-Armijos, M., Clark, B. B., & da Motta Veiga, S. P. (2023). Ethical Perceptions of AI in Hiring and Organizational Trust: The Role of Performance Expectancy and Social Influence. Journal of Business Ethics, 186(1), 179–197.

2. Paradigm shifts in "end-user experience"

  • Gao, C., & Shen, H. (2021). Mobile-technology-induced learning strategies: Chinese university EFL students learning English in an emerging context. ReCALL, 33(1), 88–105.

Thinking about life courses


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