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New e-resource available - JoVE Education

The Library is pleased to offer a newly subscribed e-resource – JoVE Education.

JoVE Education is a comprehensive video collection covering various modules in science, which include physical examinations and clinical skills, chemistry, biology, physics, engineering, environmental sciences and psychology.

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

Library Online Talk: From Research to Publication and Citations

To support research activities of the CIHE community, the online talk From Research to Publication and Citations: Unlocking the Best Practices for Research Excellence will share all the essential information about scholarly research and publishing.

Date 7 September 2023 (Thursday)
Time 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Speaker Ms. Iris Hsu (ies Research Consulting)

This comprehensive sharing aims to guide researchers through the intricacies of the research workflow and empower them with the knowledge and skills needed to drive research excellence. Through the lens of best practices, the speakers share their experience in navigating the research workflow, from preparing high-quality manuscripts to selecting the right journal to understand open access and enhancing social impact through research outreach. The participants will gain an insight into the dos and don’ts that define successful scholarly endeavors by understanding the latest trends from global premier publishers. All researchers are welcome to join us in empowering yourselves with the skillsets and the knowledge of AI tools to excel in the research publishing landscape.

Language English
Mode Online via Zoom
Audience Staff Only


Ms. Iris Hsu, a consultant of ies Research Consulting (a Singapore-based research consulting firm for the future skills of researchers), has rich experience in working with local and overseas universities to provide research support and to advise on scholarly communication.

All staff are welcome to join. Please click here for registration (Confirmation e-mail and Zoom link will be sent to you in due course).

For enquiries, please call 3653-6620 or email

Library Orientation 2023

Library Orientation 2023

As the new academic year is about to begin, please join our orientation programme to learn more about our services, resources, and facilities. This would help you achieve success in your studies.

In the 45-minute orientation session, you will get to know:

  • Loan rules
  • Way to search, renew or request a print book
  • Way to view an e-book and subject-specific e-resources
  • Self-study facilities and group discussion rooms
  • Laptop loans and printing / photocopying
  • Opening hours

Complete an online quiz and join the Lucky Draw to win an iPad (quiz will be available starting from 17 August 2023 to 16 September 2023).

Mode Date Time

(Max: 40 students
each session)

17 Aug 2023 (Thurs) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
18 Aug 2023 (Fri) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
22 Aug 2023 (Tue) 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
31 Aug 2023 (Thurs) 12:00 noon – 12:45 p.m.
1 Sept 2023 (Fri) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
8 Sept 2023 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
12 Sept 2023 (Tue) 12:00 noon – 12:45 p.m.
13 Sept 2023 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
14 Sept 2023 (Thurs) 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
15 Sept 2023 (Fri) 12:00 noon – 12:45 p.m.
23 Aug 2023 (Wed) 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
25 Aug 2023 (Fri) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
29 Aug 2023 (Tue) 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
6 Sept 2023 (Wed) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
14 Sept 2023 (Thurs) 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese. English speakers may contact the Library for special arrangements.

Venue: Group Discussion Room No.4 (A415), Learning Commons, level 4, CIHE Campus

Online via Zoom: Login details will be sent to you via email after registration.

Enquiries: Contact us at 3653-6620 or email to

Library User Survey 2023 and Lucky Draw

Library Survey Highlights 2023
Survey Highlights 2023
Survey Poster 2023

The Library User Survey 2023 was conducted from 13 March to 14 April 2023 to collect comments and suggestions on our services, resources and facilities. Over 1,000 completed questionnaires containing useful feedback were received.

To express our appreciation to the respondents, more than 30 gifts generously donated by publishers and vendors were given out to the lucky draw winners. The prize presentation ceremony was successfully held on 4 May 2023 at the Learning Commons.

Please take a look at the following photos, which capture the highlights of this event, and share the joy.

Many thanks again to all participants in this exercise!

ID (First 4 characters) Name Prize Sponsored by
2220XXXX LEE Y. K. iPad (10th generation) Wi-Fi 64GB
Wanfang Data Cop. (International) Ltd.
2170XXX YIU W. Y. HKD3,000 Cash Coupons (Electrical products)
ProQuest and Ex Libris part of Clarivate
2119XXX KWONG C. Y. iPad (9th generation) Wi-Fi 64GB
Beijing Superstar Information Technology Co. Ltd.
C209XXX CHUNG W. L. Apple Watch SE, 44mm
2170XXX LI T. Y. AirPods Pro (2nd generation)
EBSCO Information Services
C209XXX LEW Y. S. HK$1,000 Cash Coupons (Bookstore)
Info Access & Distribution (HK) Limited
2070XXX TSANG S. H. True Wireless Headphones
Emerald Publishing
2220XXXX CHEUNG H. Y. Mirror with Wireless Charging and Bluetooth Speaker
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
2221XXXX CHAN S. P. Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Wolters Kluwer
2220XXXX LEE K. M.
1970XXX KUNG S. L. HKD100 Cash Coupon (Bookstore)
Hyweb Technology Co., Ltd
1970XXX LAU Y. P.
2170XXX SIU N. C.
2110XXX YAN K. W.
2070XXX AU YEUNG W. L. Lucky Gift Set
Academic & Professional Book Centre
2220XXXX KAN W. Y.
Sage Publishing
2170XXX LAM C. T.
Cengage Learning HK Ltd
2170XXX LEE S. H.
Asia World Digital Technology
2110XXX TONG K. Y.
Shenzhen CSMAR data Technology Co. Ltd
2070XXX WONG M. H.

Prize Presentation Ceremony

iPad 10
1st prize presented by Mr Manhoe Chan (Vice-president, Resources and Finance)

3000 coupon
2nd prize presented by Dr. Dennis Law (Vice-president, Academic and Quality Assurance)

iPad 9
3rd prize presented by Dr. Amy Chan (Associate Vice-president, Quality Assurance)

Group photos

Prizes presented by Mr Manhoe Chan (Vice-president, Resources and Finance)

Prizes presented by Dr. Dennis Law (Vice-president, Academic and Quality Assurance)

Prizes presented by Dr. Amy Chan (Associate Vice-president, Quality Assurance)

Emerald Journal Reading Quiz: Knowledge Behind Gastronomic Delight

Emerald Journal Reading Quiz

The “Emerald Journal Reading Quiz: Knowledge Behind Gastronomic Delight” is running from now through 26 May 2023. If you have all THREE quiz questions answered correctly, you will enter the lucky draw and have a chance to win one of the following fabulous prizes. Winner of the quiz will be contacted via email. The result will also be posted up on the library website if the winner is from the CIHE / CBCC community.

  • 1st prize: Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
  • 2nd prize: Nordace Siena Travel Backpack
  • 3rd prize: K380+M350 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

The quiz is easy and takes you only a few minutes to complete. 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 for the questions.

Question 1: Tips – Scroll down to page 392, under the heading ‘Interviews’, check line 5 & 6!
Question 2: Tips – Scroll down to page 3, under the heading ‘2. Data and methods’, check the last line!
Question 3: Tips – Scroll down to page 551 and check Figure 1!


  1. To ensure that you can view the articles properly, you are encouraged to use the access links provided above or make sure that your device is connected to the institution’s network.
  2. Please ensure that you fill in your institutional email address and the full name of the institution “Caritas Institute of Higher Education” at the end of the quiz.

The Library currently offers access to the eBook Series Collection, Marketing Collection, Public Policy & Environmental Management Collection and Tourism & Hospitality Management Collection provided by Emerald. These cover e-books and journal titles across different subject areas including marketing, hotel management, food & beverage management, public administration & management and more. If there are any enquiries regarding the use of Emerald databases, please feel free to contact the Library at 3653-6620 or via email

Revision Week & Examination Period

The opening hours of the Library will be extended during the revision week and examination period from 25 April 2023 to 19 May 2023. Details are as follows:

Opening Hours
25 April 2023
19 May 2023
Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed

Library Opening Hours during the Ching Ming Festival and Easter Holidays 2023

Library Opening Hours during the Ching Ming Festival and Easter Holidays:

Date Festival / Holiday Opening Hours
5 April 2023 Ching Ming Festival
7 – 10 April 2023 Easter Holidays

Library User Survey 2023

Lib user survey 2023

Participate now – Library User Survey 2023

13 March – 14 April 2023

To help us know how to better meet your teaching, learning and research needs, please complete the questionnaire with your comments and suggestions on our library services. Participants in this exercise will be entered into a lucky draw to win fabulous prizes offered by various publishers and information providers.

Special thanks go to the following sponsors:

ProQuest and Ex Libris part of Clarivate
Beijing Superstar Information Technology Co. Ltd
iPad (10th generation) Wi-Fi 64GB
HKD3,000 Cash Coupons (Electrical products)
iPad (9th generation) Wi-Fi 64GB
Info Access
Apple Watch SE, 44mm
AirPods Pro (2nd generation)
HK$1,000 Cash Coupons (Bookstore)
Other Sponsors Prizes
Emerald Publishing True Wireless Headphones
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Mirror with Wireless Charging and Bluetooth Speaker
Wolters Kluwer Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Hyweb Technology Co., Ltd. HKD100 X 5 Cash Coupons (Bookstore)
Academic & Professional Book Centre Lucky Gift Set
Sage Publishing
Cengage Learning HK Ltd.
Asia World Digital Technology
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-2023. 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.

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