Assumption Team Chess Championship 2010

Chess at SIU

                                                   By Panupand, October 11, 2010 2:07 pm

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All are invited to join the Assumption Team Chess Championship 2010 to be held at the Shinawatra University, Lard Lum Khaew, Pathum Thani, during 15th-18th October 2010 [See map attached].  Free lodgings (3 beds per 1 room) are provided for the entire 25 min. + 10 sec. rapid-game tournament of 3/4-member/team.  No entry fee.  Prizes are beautiful trophy +  medal for the winner and medals for the first and the second runner-ups.  Kindly send your confirmation and/or application form by email to Khun Poompat Sivara at poompat@yahoo.com or to Khun Panupand at bbso@truemail.co.th.  Anyone who wishes to play but cannot yet find his/her team members are advised to contact Khun Poompat or Khun Panupand for further assistance in this regard.  There will be a minibus service at the cost of Baht 50.00 per trip per person from the Vipavadee Campus to the Shinawatra University at 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00 and 20.00 hours on Friday 15th October 2010.


SIU Library Resources

Shinawatra University library is named the Office of Library and Information Services or LIS. There are two libraries, one located at the main campus in Pathumthani, another one at BBD Building (Viphavadi). The Library utilizes an automated library system, RFID system and computer high speed network to support teaching, learning, research and edutainment. The online service enable users to access full text in reference databases, bibliographies and indexing resources provided by the Library and worldwide information resources from anywhere and at any time. Document delivery service offers an additional convenience for users by transporting requested items between the two libraries.

Students are the library members after your registration. Student ID card is needed to present for the library services.

LIS Web Site: http://library.siu.ac.th/: is your gate way to information. You can search catalogs in the Library and other libraries including Intranet resources, access digital documents and reference databases, view your library records (at my account – the place that you can view your library records to check and update your library profile and status) and renew your items.

Books: sorting by the Library of Congress Classification System (LC), Class A-Z

Theses, Reprints, CD: sorting by LIS Local Classification System (divided according to provided media types)

Online Resources: databases, eBooks, eJournals

EBSCO Database: Online resource in many fields: Academic Search Complete, Business Sources Complete, Computer &Applied Science Complete, Environment Complete, Education Research Complete, Communication &Mass Media Complete, Regional Business News

- User Guide and Tutorials are available at                                                                                                http://support.ebscohost.com/training (Eng)

http://support.ebscohost.com/training/lang/th/thphp (Th)

- Search EBSCO Database:

On SIU Campus: http://library.siu.ac.th

Outside SIU Campus: Ask LIS staff for UserID and password

- EBSCO Database now includes a business video collection with 55 videos from the Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series. The series feature engaging video lectures from renown professors and experts at the Harvard Business School. All lectures are captured from executive education programs, and offer groundbreaking ideas, insightful research, and practical advice on management issues. The videos contain a table of content allowing the selection of a specific topic. Most of the lectures provide a transcript in PDF format.

-  Access the videos via SIU Library web site at http://library.siu.ac.th/. Once in EBSCO Database, at Basic Search, search “seminar” then select “multimedia” (on the left side of the screen). You will be at the EBSCO Video Collection. You can select and click on a video camera to view the chosen program.

ACM Digital Library: Online resource in Computer field

- Search ACM :  http://library.siu.ac.th/.

- To request the ACM full text after browsing abstracts,

please contact GLIS Information Counter.

ThaiLIS Digital Collection (TDC): Online theses and

researches in many fields. ThaiLIS (Thailand Library Integrated System) is a collaborated project among university and academic libraries in Thailand. Project objectives are to develop a digital collection of research papers, rare books and articles, and to share library resources.

-TDC can only be accessed on-site at: http://library.siu.ac.th/.

SIU Full Text Thesis: Online SIU student theses & researches

- Search at:  http://library.siu.ac.th/. And ask LIS staff for User name and password

Australasian Digital Theses Database (ADT): Online thesis in many fields. ADT is a distributed database of theses produced by the postgraduate research students at Australian and New Zealand universities. Theses are available to the world electronically in Portable Document Format (PDF), thus providing access to, and promoting Australian research to the international community.

- Search the ADT Database at: http://adt.caul.edu.au/ or SIU Library web site: http://library.siu.ac.th/

Ebrary: eBook collection. Ebrary is on trial for one month at SIU from now.

-Search ebrary at: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/shinawatra or SIU Libarary                                         web site at: http://library.siu.ac.th/

ThaiScience: Online eJournals. ThaiScience is a non-profit electronic publishing service committed to providing open access to science and engineering journals published in Thailand, as well as research related to Thailand published internationally.The goal of ThaiScience is to make science and technology related information generated in Thailand available to the region and to the international research community, as well as ensuring that research results are readily shared amongst the community in Thailand.

- Search http://www.thaiscience.info/journals/journal.asp or SIU Library web site: http://library.siu.ac.th/


LIS Corner – Relaxing Room

SIU provided a room no. 303B, located on 3rd floor, main building for teens since July, 13th, 2010. The room features newspapers, magazines, wireless internet network, TV and VCD/ DVD player. You can chat, read, relax, eat, drink and meet your friends. It’s a cool place to hang out.


GLIS extended weekend service

In response to students’ requests, the opening hours of GLIS are extended on weekend and the regular hours are changed, as follows:

Mon. – Fri.:                   11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sat. – Sun.:                   9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Public Holidays:  Closed

Weekend service on Saturday and Sunday will be effective from Saturday 17 July 2010

GLIS Address: 197 BBD Building (Viphavadi), Viphavadi-Rangsit Rd., Samsen Nai, Phayathai, Bkk 10400 Tel. 662 650 6020  Fax. 02 650 6021


ELLIS Academic 3: English Training Software

SIU provides ELLIS Academic 3, an English training program for students and staff. The ELLIS program is designed to help individuals who do not have the time to participate in formal English courses and to be used in conjunction with teacher-based courses as a supplement to formal lessons.

There are 3 different program types designed for specific groups and needs: ELLIS Kids, ELLIS Academic & ELLIS Business.

Please take advantage of ELLIS Training Software at GLIS or the SIU Dormitory.


SET Corner

LIS is pleased to introduce “SET Corner”, a new collection in our library, both at MLIS and GLIS. SET Corner is a collection of books mostly in Thai, donated by the Stock Exchange of Thailand (ตลาดหลักทรัพย์แห่งประเทศไทย) in order to distribute knowledge of saving and investment to undergraduate students, professors, academic personnel and the general public. Please stop to visit this corner.


New Trial Database

Emerald Management Plus is Emerald’s premium journal collection, currently providing online access to 214 journals from 22 management disciplines.

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Do try out “Emerald Management Plus” before 30 November 2010 and provide the library with feedback on your experience with this database.

Access the Emerald Management Plus:

Username: Shinawatra and Password: University


Graduate Library Relocation Noticee Library Relocation Notice

Dear LIS Students & Staff:

Please kindly be advised that the Graduate Library will be relocating to BBD Viphavadi Building.  The current location will stay open until Wednesday May 12, 2010 end of day.

New location in the BBD Viphavadi building will resume operations and be fully accessible on Monday June 14, 2010.  Returns and sign-outs after May 12th must be at the new location.

Any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact:


We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your patience.

Look forward to servicing you at our new location.

Sincerely,

Boonta Wissawapaisal