Saint Francis University Library

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Library Opening Hours during the Lunar New Year Holidays 2024

Library Opening Hours during the Lunar New Year Holidays:

Date Festival / Holiday Opening Hours
9 Feb. 2024 (Fri.) Lunar New Year’s Eve
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
10 Feb. 2024 (Sat.) Lunar New Year’s Day
Closed
11 Feb. 2024 (Sun.) The second day of Lunar New Year
12 Feb. 2024 (Mon.) The third day of Lunar New Year
13 Feb. 2024 (Tue.) The fourth day of Lunar New Year

Wishing you all a Happy and Healthy Year of the Dragon.


JBI EBP Database on Trial

JBI EBP Database is currently available for free trial (Till: 27 February 2024). 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

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Workshop on ReadingList@Library (Sem 2, 2023-24)

In order to help you activate your course readings and build specialized resources lists for your teaching course on Moodle, the Library will conduct a “Workshop on ReadingList@Library”. Details are as follows:

Date 5 February 2024 (Monday)
Time 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Venue via Zoom
(Details will be provided to you through email after your registration is confirmed)

Topics will cover:

  • Introducing ReadingList@Library;
  • Integrating a reading list on Moodle for students’ access;
  • Creating your own reading list and adding references (books, articles, videos, … etc.);
  • Communicating with the Library via ReadingList@Library and sending purchase recommendations to the Library.

All staff are welcome to join. For registration, please click here.


Library opening hours during Christmas & New Year Holidays 2023

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

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

Date
Festival
Opening Hours
22 Dec. 2023 (Fri.)
Winter Solstice
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
24 Dec. 2023 (Sun.)
Christmas Holidays
Closed
25 Dec. 2023 (Mon.)
26 Dec. 2023 (Tue.)
1 Jan. 2024 (Mon.)
The first day of January
Closed

Revision Week & Examination Period

The opening hours of the Library will be extended during the revision week and examination period from 11 December 2023 to 10 January 2024. Details are as follows:

Date
Opening Hours
11 Dec 2023
to
10 Jan 2024*
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 December 2023 (Fri.) Winter Solstice.

New e-resources available – CINAHL Ultimate and SPORTDiscus with Full Text

The Library is pleased to offer the following newly subscribed e-databases:

Title Coverage
CINAHL Ultimate

CINAHL Ultimate provides full-text access to most nursing and allied health journals, covering more than 50 nursing specialties. It also offers supplementary information such as quick lessons and evidence-based care sheets.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

SPORTDiscus with Full Text is a comprehensive source for sports research, covering hundreds of full-text journals in physical fitness, health education, sports medicine, kinesiology and more.

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


Workshop on ReadingList@Library

A workshop on “ReadingList@Library” will be conducted on 16 and 17 Oct 2023. Details are as follows:

Session One
Date 16 October 2023 (Monday)
Time 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Audience Teaching staff
Venue Group Discussion Room No.4 (A415), Learning Commons, level 4, CIHE Campus
Session Two
Date 17 October 2023 (Tuesday)
Time 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Audience Teaching staff
Venue via Zoom (Details will be provided to you through email after your registration is confirmed)

The workshop aims to help instructors quickly build specialized resource lists for their teaching courses. Topics will cover:

  • Introducing ReadingList@Library;
  • Integrating a reading list on Moodle for students’ access;
  • Creating your own reading list and adding references;
  • Communicating with the Library via ReadingList@Library

Lucky Draw Winner of the Library Orientation 2023-24

Library Orientation 2023

Thank you for those who participated in the Library Orientation 2023-24.

We are pleased to announce that the following student had won the prize – iPad (10th generation) Wi-Fi – of the lucky draw.

Winner Student ID
Chu XXXXXX 23XXXXXX

Students who completed the online quiz and answered all questions correctly were automatically entered into the lucky draw. The lucky draw was conducted in late September 2023. We are grateful to Wolters Kluwer for sponsoring the event with the attractive prize.

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Congratulations to the student. Prize presented by Ms Charlotte Wong (Librarian)


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