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Kung-Hwa Management Case Collection on Trial

Kung-Hwa Management Case Collections (KMCC) 光華管理個案收錄庫 is available for free trial (Till: 05 Jan 2020). You are welcome to try out this e-resource and forward your comments to the Library at

GIDEON on Trial

GIDEON is available for free trial (Till: 01 Jan 2020). You are welcome to try out this e-resource and forward your comments to the Library at

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


  • 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.

Opening Hours from 25 Nov. to 14 Dec.

Due to class cancellations and adverse traffic conditions, the opening hours of Library and Learning Commons will be revised as follows:

25 November 2019 – 14 December 2019
Opening Hours
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday

The Library will continue to assess & monitor the situation and the opening hours may be subject to change. Any updates will be posted up on the library website & at the library entrance.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

EBSCO “End Plastic Waste” Lucky Draw campaign

All staff and students are now invited to join the EBSCO “End Plastic Waste” Lucky Draw campaign. If you have any one of the Three questions completed on or before 31 December 2019, you will enter a lucky draw to win an Osmo Mobile 3 Package Edition.

The winner will be notified directly by EBSCOhost. The Lucky Draw result will also be posted on the Library website if the winner is from the CIHE / CBCC community.

Click HERE for more details and to start the quiz right away!

4 Simple steps to complete the online quiz :

  1. Choose at least one of the three questions HERE. Each question requires you to locate at least 30 PDF Full text.
  2. Search for relevant results via the library subscribed databases – Academic Search Complete or Business Source Premier
  3. Send the results to (Learn how to send emails on the EBSCOhost platform by watching the watching the video tutorials below)

Important Note: Please make sure you include the following details in the email

Email to:
Subject: Hong Kong Online Quiz


Name: (e.g Chan tai man)
Institute: Caritas Institute of Higher Education
Student / Staff ID: (e.g 1570XXX)
Email: (e.g
Phone number: (e.g 3653-6620)
  1. Click HERE to fill in your contact information. Please make sure the information is the same as the one you provided in the email.

The Library is currently subscribing to the Academic Search Complete, Business Source Premier, CINAHL Complete, MEDLine with Full Text, SocINDEX with Full Text, Education Source, Nursing Reference Center Plus as well as Flipster provided by EBSCOhost. These cover more than 10,000+ full text journal titles across various subject areas including Nursing, Early Childhood Education, Social Sciences, Humanities, Language, Business and more. If you have any questions on using the EBSCOhost databases, please feel free to contact the Library at 3653-6620 or via email (

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.

JoVe Video Collection on Trial

JoVe Video Collection is available for free trial (Till: 04 Dec 2019). You are welcome to try out this e-resource and forward your comments to the Library at

Emerald 2019 Online Quiz

Emerald 2019 Online Quiz

All staff and students are now invited to join an online quiz organized by Emerald. If you have all FIVE quiz questions answered correctly before 7 November 2019, you will enter the lucky draw and have a chance to win one of the 3 fabulous prizes. Winner of the quiz will be contacted directly by Emerald.

1st prize: Kindle paperwhite 4 (8G) X1
2nd prize: urBeats3 Earphones X1
3rd prize: LAMY Safari Fountain Pen X1

Click Here for more information and to start the quiz right away!

The answers can be found by searching Emerald databases. To find the answers to the questions, you may read the articles below and get the tips with the questions.

Question 1:
Question 2:
Question 3:
Question 4:
Question 5:

Important Note: If you are unable to view the full-text articles in the Emerald Databases properly, please click the “Reset Authentication” button and try again.

The Library is currently subscribing to the Marketing Collection, Public Policy & Environmental Management Collection & Tourism & Hospitality Collection provided by Emerald. These cover around 100 journal titles across different subject areas including Marketing, Hotel management, Food & beverage management, public administration & management and more. If there is any enquiries on using the Emerald databases, please feel free to contact the Library at 3653-6620 or via email (

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