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Opening Hours & Special Arrangements for Library Services: An Update (17 Feb – 1 Mar 2020)

In view of the suspension of classes on campus due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the opening hours of the Library and the Learning Commons for the period 17 February – 1 March 2020 will be as follows:

CBCC Campus
Library
CIHE Campus
Learning Commons
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Closed
Saturday, Sunday and
Public Holidays
Closed Closed
  • Only the entrance to the CBCC Library is open. The room booking services will be suspended until further notice.
  • For hygiene purposes, all bookshelves are sealed. If you would like to borrow any item, please seek the assistance of the library staff.
  • All computer sets and the photocopying areas will be cleaned regularly.
  • A newly-purchased book sterilizer is placed next to the Circulation Counter for public use.
  • The Book Drops placed at the entrances to the Library and the Learning Commons can be used for returning borrowed items.

Warm reminder:

  • You should wear a surgical mask within the Library.
  • Please maintain good personal hygiene. You may clean your hands with the alcohol-based handrub placed at the entrance to the Library.
  • Please stay vigilant and safe.

New arrangements for the return of books and the revised policy on overdue fines:

  • The Overdue fines incurred during the period from 29 January to 6 March 2020 will be waived. Please ignore all overdue notices being sent through the library system automatically to your institutional email. If in doubt, please contact us.
  • You are advised to renew your loaned items that are not yet due in My Library Record so as to avoid receiving any overdue notices.

You are encouraged to utilize the library e-collections for study and research from off-campus. You can view the e-textbooks and access e-books and e-journals located at Discovery Search. Research databases are also accessible via A-Z list e-databases

Please check our Library website regularly for the updated opening hours and the latest news. For assistance, please call 3653-6620 during opening hours or email library@cihe.edu.hk.


Revised Special Arrangements: Return of Books and Overdue Fines

Due to class cancellations and traffic disruptions, the Library will make the following special arrangements:

  1. The overdue fines for library items with due dates that fall within the affected period from 11 November 2019 to 18 January 2020 (1st week of the second semester) will be waived. Please ignore all overdue notices being sent through the library system automatically to your institutional email. If in doubt, please contact us.

  2. You are advised to renew your loaned items that are not yet due in My Library Record so as to avoid receiving any overdue notices.

For assistance, please call 3653-6620 during opening hours or email library@cihe.edu.hk

Notes:

  • Please check our Library website. regularly for the updated opening hours and library news.
  • To access the online resources from off campus, you can view the e-textbooks here. You can also use the Discovery platform to search for other e-books and e-journals for reading, and browse the A-Z list e-databases for research.

  • There is no rush for you to return your loaned items to the Library if the traffic conditions do not permit.

Visible Body

We are pleased to offer a newly subscribed e-resource – Visible Body. Visible Body is a suite of online programs that cover Human Anatomy & Physiology through 3D models, animations, quizzes and other interactive learning tools. The Library currently provides access to the web & mobile versions of the following 2 modules:

Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas ( iOS / Android )
Visible Body – Human Anatomy Atlas is an interactive 3D visualization and learning tool that enables healthcare professionals to visualize the human body systems as they would in a lab room. It contains more than 4,600 anatomical structures which covers all the human major organs and systems.

Visible Body Anatomy & Physiology ( iOS / Android )
Visible Body Anatomy & Physiology is a step-by-step interactive resource which provides introduction to the core anatomical function and physiology of the human body systems. This includes Cells and Tissue, Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, Nervous, Endocrine, Circulatory, Lymphatic, Respiratory, Digestive, Urinary, and Reproductive systems. It also provides access to more than 500 3D models which can dissected & studied from any angle and varying zooming levels.

Students and staff are welcome to access this resource via A-Z List e-databases.


Lucky Draw Results for Library Orientation 2019

Lib user survey 2018

Thank you very much for participating in the Library Orientation 2019. The Library is pleased to announce the Lucky Draw results as follows. Lucky participants will be contacted to collect the prize.

ID (First 4 characters) Name Prize
1970xxx YAU Sin Man ESLITE Coupon
1970xxx KUNG Sze Lin ESLITE Coupon

Education Source

The Library is pleased to offer a newly subscribed e-resource – Education Source.

Education Source is one of the world’s largest full-text research database designed to meet the needs of education students and professionals. It covers nearly 2,000 full-text journals, over 550 books and monographs and more than 2,500 education-related conference papers, with their coverage dating back to 1880. Education Source spans all levels of education, from Early Childhood Education, to higher education and also includes other education specialties such as multilingual education as well as health education.

Students and staff are welcome to access this resource via A-Z List of e-Databases.


Psychology Database

The Library is pleased to offer a newly subscribed e-resource – Psychology Database.

The Psychology Database is a full-text research database which encompasses a wide range of topics from over 1000+ leading psychological and psychosomatic publications. In addition to clinical and social psychology, it also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

Students and staff are welcome to access this resource via A-Z List of e-Databases.


Mid-Autumn Festival 2019

Library Opening Hours during the Mid-Autumn Festival:

Due to the grant of special leave of the Institute, the Library will close at 6:00 p.m. on 13 Sept. 2019 (Mid-Autumn Festival).
14 Sept. 2019 (The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival) is a public holiday. Library is closed.

Date
Opening Hours
13 Sept. 2019 (Fri.)
8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
14 Sept. 2019 (Sat.)
Closed

Library Orientation 2019

Library Orientation 2018

Please come and join the Library Tour and the Orientation Workshop – introduction of library services and facilities as well as basic information research skills.

  • My Library Record
  • Online Book Renewal and Request
  • Search for Library Resources
  • Self-Check Service
Date: 10 September – 27 September
Held Monday – Friday (except Public Holidays)
Library Orientation: 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ITSC Orientation: 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m
Venue E-Learning Lab., Level 4, Learning Commons, CIHE Campus
Let’s join to enter the lucky draw!

To register, simply click Online Registration Form.


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