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Learning Commons (Library Services)

Fact Sheet

Reference Website:

THEi Learning Commons Website:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons

THEi Learning Commons Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/LearningCommons.THEihk

THEi Integrated Learning Platform:

https://learning.thei.edu.hk

VTC Library Website:

http://library.vtc.edu.hk/web/

THEi Moodle Website:

https://moodle.thei.edu.hk

VTC Library Catalogue:

https://vtc.summon.serialssolutions.com/en/#!/

Contact E-mail:

thei-lc@vtc.edu.hk


Opening Hours (During term time):

Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday and Public Holiday

Closed

 

VTC Library Collections (as at 31 Jan 2018):

 

Quantity

1. Printed Books

603,012

2. eBooks

429,404

3. Online Journals

68,808

4. Online Databases

80

Spaces: more than 1500 M2

 
Number of Seats: About 200  

 

Facilities in THEi (Chai Wan) Learning Commons

  • Collaboration seatings
    • Pairs single seat armchairs
    • Small group discussion bench seats for six
    • Large group discussion sofa for ten
  • Group discussion rooms (Through online reservation)
  • Individual study carrel
  • Information technology
    • All-in-one PC
    • iMac
    • 32” smart TV
    • Photocopiers (Octopus and Print Quota)
    • 44” designJet plotter (e.g. A0, A1 in size)
    • Whiteboard
    • Electronic interactive whiteboard
    • Portable support technical aids for special needs users

 

Facilities in THEi (Chai Wan) Learning Commons e-classroom:

  • Workstation PC equipped with start-of-the-art software packages
  • Audio-visual systems for teachers used
  • 3D printer (check in circulation counter)
  • A3 Laminator
  • Trimmer
  • Small/Large Stapler and Puncher
  • Software available: MS Office, Adobe Creative Cloud‎, AutoCAD

 

Items can be borrowed in THEi (Chai Wan) Learning Commons:

  • Notebook Computers
  • Tripod with Tablet/ Mobile phone clips
  • Projectors & Projection Screen
  • Whiteboard pen and eraser
  • Tablet PC
  • IPad
  • PC Headsets
  • HDMI, USB, Card Readers Adaptor   

 

Learning Commons - IT Support Services  (Chai Wan Campus)

Website: https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/itservice

Email: thei-it-adm@vtc.edu.hk

IT Helpdesk: 5266 4397

 

Services:

IT Helpdesk

Service Hours

Monday – Friday

8:30 – 18:00

Saturday

9:00 – 12:00

 

Computer Rooms

Equipped with AV Equipment for teaching purposes and activities.

Opening Hours for Computer Rooms

Room S304

32 Seats

Monday to Saturday

8:00 - 20:00

Room S305

34 Seats

Monday to Sunday

24 Hours

Room S306

62 Seats

Monday to Saturday

8:00 - 20:00

Room S504

31 Seats

Monday to Saturday

8:00 - 20:00

 

Printing services and scanning services are provided in all computer rooms.

Charging Rate for Printing services

Printing Quota

Octopus Printing

700 free pages print quota per year for students; $30 per ticket for additional quota (equivalent to 100 pages of A4 B/W Printing)

 

A4 B/W: 1 page of free print quota

A4 Color: 7 pages of free print quota

A3 B/W: 2 pages of free print quota

A3 Color: 14 pages of free print quota

 

A4 B/W: $0.3

A4 Color: $2.0

A3 B/W: $0.6

A3 Color: $4.0

 

Teaching Rooms

 

 

 

No. of Rooms

Lecture Theater (250 Seats)

1

Lecture Theater (125 Seats)

2

Lecture Room (70 Seats)

5

Combine Room (80 Seats)

2

Classroom (30 Seats)

14

Multi-purpose Room (100 Seats)

3

Total

27

 

Above teaching rooms are equipped with the following AV Equipment:

  1. Instructor Desktop PC
  2. Visualizer
  3. Projector
  4. Electrical screen
  5. Wireless video streaming devices (Apple TV)
  6. Sound System

 

Installed Software of CW Computer Room:

  1. 7-Zip
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader
  3. Adobe Acrobat
  4. Adobe Creative Cloud 2018
  5. Arc GIS
  6. ARCHICAD
  7. Autodesk Series
  8. Bently DGN
  9. CD Burner XP
  10. G* Power
  11. Chrome
  12. SPSS 24
  13. Irfanview
  14. iTunes
  15. Kaspersky
  16. Keyshot
  17. K-Lite Codec
  18. Lumion
  19. Microsoft Office Product
  20. Microsoft Visual Studio
  21. Microsoft One Drive
  22. Firefox
  23. MYOB
  24. PDF Creator
  25. Prezi Desktop
  26. Rhinoceros
  27. Sculptris
  28. SketchUp
  29. Solidworks
  30. Synchro
  31. VectorWorks
  32. VLC Player

 

Learning Commons - IT Support Services (Tsing Yi Campus)

Website: https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/itservice

Email: thei-it-adm@vtc.edu.hk

IT Helpdesk: 5266 4372

 

Services:

IT Helpdesk

Service Hours

Monday – Friday

8:30 – 18:00

Saturday

9:00 – 12:00

 

Computer Room

Equipped with AV Equipment for teaching purposes or activities.

Opening Hours

Room 703

70 Seats

Monday to Sunday

24 Hours

 

Printing services and scanning services are provided in the computer room.

Charging Rate for Printing services

Printing Quota

Octopus Printing

700 free pages print quota per year for students; $30 per ticket for additional quota (equivalent to 100 pages of A4 B/W Printing)

 

A4 B/W: 1 page of free print quota

A4 Color: 7 pages of free print quota

A3 B/W: 2 pages of free print quota

A3 Color: 14 pages of free print quota

 

A4 B/W: $0.3

A4 Color: $2.0

A3 B/W: $0.6

A3 Color: $4.0

 

 

Teaching Rooms

 

 

 

No. of Rooms

Lecture Theater (125 Seats)

4

Lecture Theater (265 Seats)

1

Classroom (40 Seats)

10

Total

15

 

 

Above teaching rooms are equipped with the following AV Equipment:

  1. Instructor Desktop PC
  2. Visualizer (Only available in Lecture Theaters)
  3. Projector
  4. Electrical screen
  5. Sound System

 

Installed Software of THEi (TY) Computer Room 703:

  1. 7-Zip
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader
  3. Adobe Acrobat
  4. Adobe Creative Cloud 2018
  5. Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite Ultimate 2017
  6. CD Burner XP
  7. Chrome
  8. SPSS 24
  9. iTunes
  10. Kaspersky
  11. K-Lite Codec
  12. Microsoft Office Product
  13. Microsoft Visual Studio
  14. Microsoft One Drive
  15. Firefox
  16. VLC Player
  17. ETABS 2013
  18. SAP2000 V15
  19. MATLAB R2014a