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News & Events

Revised Service Hours & Re-Opening of the Learning Commons

In light of the current situation of COVID-19, the Library will re-open the Learning Commons and adjust its opening hours as follows with effect from 15 September 2020:

CBCC Campus
Library
CIHE Campus
Learning Commons
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday
Closed
Closed

*The Library will regularly review its opening hours and make service adjustments with regard to the situation of COVID-19 and the demand for use.

Health protection measures

  • Users must wear a surgical mask within the Library at all times.
  • Users are advised to clean their hands with alcohol-based handrubs placed at the entrance to the CBCC Library.
  • Seating has been reduced at study areas and plastic partitions have been installed to separate computer workstations.
  • Group discussion rooms will remain closed. No booking services will be offered.

Return of loaned items

All overdue fines of library loaned items with due dates that fall on 31 August 2020 and after will be waived until 5 October 2020 inclusive (excluding reserve collection items).

Remarks

  • Please check our Library website regularly for the updates on opening hours and the latest 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.

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


New Library Log-in

To make it more convenient for you to access library loan record, your log-in name and password will be the same as your network log-in / windows account with immediate effect.

In this way, you can get access to the following library services using your network log-in / windows account:

For example:

In accessing My Library Record to view your loans, make online renewal or request for loaned items, please log-in as follows:

Students

Login ID “s” + Student ID (e.g. s1912345)
Password Same as the network log-in / windows account password

My Lib Record

Staff

Login ID Staff login name (e.g. tmchan)
Password Same as the network log-in / windows account password

My Lib Record

Your existing log-in will be invalid by 17 September 2020.

Should you have any queries, please contact 3653-6620 for assistance.


Library Orientation 2020

Library Orientation 2020

Welcome to the new academic year 2020-21.

In order to get you familiar with the library environment and to equip you with basic information literacy skills for study and research in the coming years, the Library will hold a series of online orientation sessions via zoom from 17 Sept to 30 Sept 2020. During the session, you will explore:

  • How to log-in My Library Record?
  • What can be found in the Library? (e.g. print books, e-books, audio-visual materials, printing & photocopying services, computer workstations)
  • How to use Discovery Search effectively?

Let’s join by registering one of the online sessions on your preferred date and time here. Details are:

Date Time
17 September 2020 (Thu) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
18 September 2020 (Fri) 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
21 September 2020 (Mon) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
22 September 2020 (Tue) 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
23 September 2020 (Wed) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
24 September 2020 (Thu) 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
25 September 2020 (Fri) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
28 September 2020 (Mon) 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
29 September 2020 (Tue) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
30 September 2020 (Wed) 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(NOTE: Zoom details will be sent to you via email after registration)

You will also have a chance to win attractive prizes by entering the lucky draw. Looking forward to seeing you online.


Library Talk – Introduction to ClinicalKey for Nursing

ClinicalKey for Nursing
 

The Library is pleased to announce that a talk on “Introduction to ClinicalKey for Nursing” will be held jointly with Elsevier via Zoom on 9-September-2020 (Wednesday), from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Content that will be covered in the talk:

  • Content available in ClinicalKey for nursing
  • How to conduct searches and browse the resource
  • Account registration and the steps for accessing the mobile app both on / off campus
  • Other tools available (e.g Clinical Calculators, Bookshelf)
Speaker: Ms. Karen Lai Sau Man (Elsevier)
Date: 9-September-2020 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon (1 hour)

 

All staff and students who are looking for resources in Health Sciences are welcome to join. If you are interested in attending the talk, please register HERE.


Special Arrangements for the Return of Loaned Items

In light of the latest development of COVID-19, all overdue fines of library loaned items with due dates that fall on 31 August 2020 and after will be waived until 5 October 2020 inclusive (excluding reserve collection items).

Students who will be graduating in the Academic Year 2019-2020 should return their loaned items to the Library as soon as possible. Book drops service is also available outside the entrances to the CBCC Library and CIHE Learning Commons.

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


Loeb Classical Library on Trial

Loeb Classical Library  is currently available for free trial (Till: 26 October 2020). For details, please refer to Trial Databases. Please feel free to send your comments on this resource to library@cihe.edu.hk or fill in our E-Resources Trial Feedback Form.


Library Talk - How to search better on Cochrane Library & Wiley Online Library

Cochrane Library
 

The Library is pleased to announce that a talk titled “How to search better on Cochrane Library & Wiley Online Library” will be held via Zoom on 19-August-2020 (Wednesday), from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:

The following topics will be covered in the talk:

Cochrane Library

  • Content available and how to cite it
  • How to download and share content
  • How to run regular searches and advanced PICO searches
  • How to set up alerts and find help
  • What is Cochrane Clinical Answer and how to apply it in practice

Wiley Online Library

  • Brief highlight about the content available in Wiley Online Library

Note: The Library currently subscribes to a number of Wiley e-journals & ebooks in different subject disciplines.

Speaker: Ms. Barciela, Alejandra (John Wiley & Sons)
Language: English
Date: 19-August-2020 (Wednesday)
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am (1 hour)

 

All staff and students are welcome to join. If you are interested in attending the talk, please register HERE.


Revised Opening Hours & Special Arrangements for Library Services (Effective 15 July 2020)

In light of the latest development of COVID-19, starting from 15 July 2020 (Wednesday), the opening hours of the Library and the Learning Commons will be revised as follows until further notice:

CBCC Campus
Library
CIHE Campus
Learning Commons
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Closed
Saturday, Sunday and
Public Holidays
Closed Closed

Health protection measures

  • Users must wear a surgical mask within the Library at all times.
  • Users are advised to clean their hands with alcohol-based handrubs placed at the entrance to the CBCC Library.
  • Seating has been reduced at study areas and plastic partitions have been installed to separate computer workstations.
  • Group discussion rooms will remain closed. No booking services will be offered.

New arrangements for the return of books

All loaned items with due dates that fall on 2 July 2020 and after will be extended to 31 August 2020.

Remarks

  • Please check our Library website regularly for the updates on opening hours and the latest 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.

 

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


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