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Library User Survey 2021

Lib user survey 2021

Participate now – Library User Survey 2021

You are cordially invited to complete the Library User Survey 2021. In appreciation of your views on our services, you will be entered the lucky draw and win attractive prizes sponsored by various publishers and information providers.

The survey starts from 22 March 2021 to 30 April 2021.

Thanks to the following publishers and information providers for sponsoring the prizes:

Wolters Kluwer
iPad (8th generation) Wi-Fi 32GB
Apple Watch SE GPS, 44mm
AirPods Pro
AirPods with Charging Case
AirPods with Charging Case
PHILIPS In-ear true wireless
headphones X 2
Other Sponsors Prizes
Wisers Information Ltd. Apple Gift Card
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Starbucks Coupon
iGroup (Asia Pacific) Ltd. ESLITE Coupon
McGraw-Hill Education
Hyweb Technology Co., Ltd. App Store & iTunes Gift Card
Wolters Kluwer Mi smart band & Bluetooth speaker
Springer Nature Wireless charger, pocket mouse and Bluetooth headphones
Academic & Professional Book Centre Supermarket Coupon & VR cardboard
Sage Publishing Lucky Gift Set
Cengage Learning HK Ltd.
Shenzhen CSMAR Data Technology Co., Ltd

Terms and Conditions

Eligible Participants

  1. This survey is open to all current CIHE/CBCC/CAPS students and staff;
  2. External members including Alumni with valid Library cards are also welcome to participate except the Corporate members with Readers’ cards;
  3. This is an anonymous survey. No personal information will be collected;
  4. If you are interested in entering the Lucky Draw, please provide your contact information (i.e. Student/Staff ID, name, email address and phone number) at the end of the survey. This information will only be used for purposes related to the Lucky Draw.
  5. The results of the Lucky Draw will not be affected by your answers and written comments.

Lucky Draw

  1. Each participant is suggested to take the survey only ONCE. Multiple entries of the same participant will only be counted ONCE;
  2. Prizes will be drawn in mid-2021. The Lucky Draw results will be posted on the Library website and all winners will be contacted individually by email. The Library is NOT liable for any non-delivery or non-receipt of email(s) by the winners;
  3. Late redemption will NOT be entertained. All prizes are NOT transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash;
  4. Authorization of other persons to collect the prize on your behalf will NOT be accepted;
  5. The Library is NOT liable for any cost or damage relating to or resulting from the acceptance and/or use of the above prizes by the participants;
  6. NO warranty or maintenance service will be provided;
  7. The Library reserves the right of final decision on all matters in case of any disputes.

Please be assured that answers, comments and contact information given by you in the survey will be treated in strict confidence. The Library will collate and analyze the collected data and will post the survey report on its website for users’ reference.

Lucky Draw Results for Advanced Training Workshop

Library Advanced Training Workshop

Thank you very much for attending the Advanced Training Workshop on 8 March 2021 and completing the search quiz. The Library is pleased to announce the Lucky Draw results as follows. Congratulations to all lucky participants.

Prize ID (First 4 characters) Name
Coffee Shop Gift Card 2019XXX Lam S. Y.
2070XXX Chan C. M.
1870XXX Li J. Y.
2019XXX Pong K. Y.

Special Arrangements for the Return of Loaned Items

In view of the suggestion made by the Management that many of the classes will be conducted online, the Library implements a new loan policy with extended due date for checked-out books.

All loaned items with due dates that fall on 11 March 2021 and after will automatically be extended to 7 April 2021 .

Please check your loan records via My Library Record. For further enquiries or assistance, please call 3653-6620 during opening hours or email

Library Advanced Training Workshop

Library Advanced Training Workshop

The Library is pleased to organize an advanced training workshop titled “Learn to Search, Search for More…” to enhance your search skills in finding information and resources on the Discovery Search platform for your assignments and research projects. The workshop covers:

  • Advanced search functions & skills
  • Management of search records
  • Google Scholar settings
  • Troubleshooting (common problems & solutions)
  • Critical thinking & tips for resource evaluation
Workshop details
Date: 8 March 2021 (Monday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: ZOOM


Please complete the registration form HERE. All are welcome to join (You may also suggest research topics in the form for our potential demonstration purposes).

Soon after the workshop, there will be a simple quiz competition. Participants who get high marks will have a chance of winning cash coupons or other attractive prizes.

Please do not hesitate to join the workshop and learn the search skills that will benefit your future academic endeavours!

Platform upgrade – 慧科新聞 WiseNews services

The Library is pleased to inform you that WisersOne, an upgraded version of WiseNews services is now available. The new platform fully integrates the features of its predecessor and provides a user-friendly interface for accessing the Chinese and English newspaper articles published in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, China and other parts of the world.

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

The older version of WiseNews, namely the Wisers Information Portal and WiseEnterprise, will no longer be accessible with effect from June 2021.

Library Opening Hours during the Lunar New Year Holidays 2021

Library Opening Hours during the Lunar New Year Holidays:

Due to the grant of special leave of the Institute, the Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on 11 Feb. 2021 (Lunar New Year’s Eve).

Opening Hours
11 Feb. 2021 (Thu.)
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
12 Feb. 2021 (Fri.) – 15 Feb. 2021 (Mon.)

Winner of the 2020 EBSCOhost search competition

Thank you to all the students and staff who participated in the 2020 EBSCOhost Online Search Competition. We are pleased to announce that a student from CIHE has won the DEFUNC True Go Slim Earphone (3rd prize) sponsored by EBSCOhost. Please browse here for details. Congratulations to the student:

ID (First 4 characters) Name Prize
2010xxx Lam Cxxxx Cxxxx DEFUNC True Go Slim Earphone

The Librarian Ms. Charlotte Wong, left, presenting the prize to the winner

Loeb Classical Library

The Library is pleased to offer a newly subscribed e-resource – Loeb Classical Library.

Founded by James Loeb in 1911, the Loeb Classical Library is a digitized book series that contain over 500 volumes of Greek and Latin literature, including epic and lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, history, travel, philosophy, oratory and more. The works are presented in original text along with modern English translations, making it more accessible to the broadest possible audience who are interested in ancient Greek and Latin literary heritage.

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

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