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News & Events

Resumption of Library Room Booking Service

The Online Room Booking Service will be launched on 1 February 2023 (Wed). Users are most welcome to book the group discussion rooms (A412 – A415) in the Learning Commons by using the Room Booking System. Users may refer to Online Room Booking Service for details of user guide and regulations.

Discovery Search Scheduled Maintenance on 5 Feb 2023

Scheduled maintenance will be carried out on 5 February, 2023 (Sunday) from 12:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.. During this maintenance period, Discovery Search and My Library Record will be unavailable.

Library users are reminded to renew their loans before or after the affected period. For enquiries, please contact the Library at 3653-6620.

Library Opening Hours during the Lunar New Year Holidays 2023

Library Opening Hours during the Lunar New Year Holidays:

Date Festival / Holiday Opening Hours
21 Jan. 2023 (Sat.) Lunar New Year’s Eve
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
22 Jan. 2023 (Sun.) Lunar New Year’s Day
23 Jan. 2023 (Mon.) The second day of Lunar New Year
24 Jan. 2023 (Tue.) The third day of Lunar New Year
25 Jan. 2023 (Wed.) The fourth day of Lunar New Year

Wishing you all a Happy and Healthy Lunar New Year.

New e-resources Available at the start of 2023

The following newly subscribed e-databases supporting learning, teaching and research are now available for access.

Title Type Coverage
uCentral e-database

It contains all sorts of health information, including anatomy and physiology, physical examination as well as diseases and disorders, supplemented with medical dictionary, drug guides and clinical calculators.

OECD iLibrary e-database

Managed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), it provides more than 20,000 full-text publications and resources including e-books, journals, podcasts, statistics and reports on a wide variety of economic and social topics around the globe.

Chinamaxx Digital Libraries 中文集献 e-books

It is a vast collection of about 705,000 Chinese e-book titles in a wide range of subjects, such as history, literature, social sciences, economy, art, religion, medicine and health.

Elsevier Business Management and Accounting Collection e-journals

It contains over 100 full-text academic journals in the subject areas of business, management and accounting, including topics in marketing, tourism and hospitality management.

Students and staff are welcome to search these resources via the A-Z List e-Databases or Discovery Search.

CBCC Library Carpet Replacement Project

The CBCC Library will undergo the Carpet Replacement Project during the period from January to March 2023. Temporarily closure of certain areas in the Library is required. As a result, part of the services and areas (e.g. borrowing, printing, IT Zone, Study Carrels etc.) may be affected. Users can approach our counter staff for assistance and use the CIHE Learning Commons as an alternative. Sorry for any inconvenience that may cause.

Library opening hours during Christmas & New Year Holidays 2022

The Library wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Please note the special opening hours of the Library during the festival season:

Opening Hours
22 Dec. 2022 (Thu.)
Winter Solstice
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
24 Dec. 2022 (Sat.)
Christmas Eve
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
25 Dec. 2022 (Sun.)
Christmas Day
26 Dec. 2022 (Mon.)
The first weekday after Christmas Day
27 Dec. 2022 (Tue.)
The second weekday after Christmas Day
31 Dec. 2022 (Sat.)
New Year’s Eve
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1 Jan. 2023 (Sun.)
The first day of January
2 Jan. 2023 (Mon.)
The day following the first day of January

New e-resource available - ACM Digital Library

The Library is pleased to offer a newly subscribed e-resource – ACM Digital Library.

The ACM Digital Library is a comprehensive database focused on the field of computing and information science. It features over 11,000 full-text collections of journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines & newsletter articles, covering a wide spectrum of topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Information Systems, Applications, Mathematics & Theories of Computing, Security & Privacy, Education, etc.

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

Revision Week & Examination Period

The opening hours of the Library will be extended during the revision week and examination period from 19 December 2022 to 11 January 2023. Details are as follows:

Opening Hours
19 Dec. 2022
11 Jan. 2023 *
Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed
* Excludes 22 Dec. 2022 (Thu.) Winter Solstice, 24 Dec. 2022 (Sat.) Christmas Eve and 31 Dec. 2022 (Sat.) New Year’s Eve. Please find the updates of the opening hours here.

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