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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

91

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
    • 3D printer (check in circulation counter)
    • A3 Laminator
    • Trimmer
    • Small/Large Stapler and Puncher
    • 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
  • Classroom management system
  • Software available: MS Office, Adobe Creative Cloud‎, AutoCAD

 

Installed Software of E-Classroom:

  1. 7-Zip
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader
  3. Adobe Acrobat
  4. Adobe Creative Cloud
  5. AutoCAD
  6. Autodesk Series
  7. CD Burner XP
  8. Chrome
  9. SmartPLS
  10. Irfanview
  11. Kaspersky
  12. Microsoft Office Product
  13. Microsoft Visual Studio
  14. Microsoft One Drive
  15. Firefox
  16. VLC Player
  17. 3ds Max
  18. A360 Desktop
  19. PDFCreator

 

Installed Software of All-In-One PC:

  1. 7-Zip
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader
  3. Adobe Acrobat
  4. Adobe Creative Cloud
  5. Chrome
  6. Firefox
  7. iCloud
  8. iTunes
  9. K-Lite
  10. Kaspersky
  11. Silverlight
  12. Microsoft Office Product
  13. Microsoft One Drive
  14. Cyberlink Power2Go

 

Installed Software of Lenovo Notebook:

(*Notebook No.11 : Smart PLS, NVivo ; Notebook No.12 : Smart PLS)

  1. 7-Zip
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader
  3. Adobe Acrobat
  4. Adobe Creative Cloud
  5. Chrome
  6. Firefox
  7. iCloud
  8. iTunes
  9. K-Lite
  10. Kaspersky
  11. Silverlight
  12. Microsoft Office Product
  13. Microsoft One Drive
  14. MirrorOp

 

Installed Software of HP Notebook:

  1. 7-Zip
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader
  3. Adobe Acrobat
  4. Chrome
  5. Firefox
  6. iCloud
  7. iTunes
  8. K-Lite
  9. Kaspersky
  10. Silverlight
  11. Microsoft Office Product
  12. Microsoft One Drive
  13. MirrorOp

 

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

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

 

e-Magazines Reading at LC 

Starting on 1 September 2019, LC subscribes to a number of magazines and newspapers online. Come to LC to borrow the iPad to read at LC.

 

Printed magazine/journals

  • SportsSoho 運動版圖
  • The Economist (Staff Learning Commons: Room S401)
  • Harvard Business Review (Staff Learning Commons: Room S401)

 

Online newspaper/magazines/ journals

(User can borrow the iPad for reading inside LC)

  • hket.com, including, Hong Kong Economic Times (香港經濟日報), U Magazine, e-Zone, iMoney
  • Apple Daily 蘋果動新聞
  • Choices 選擇月刊
  • Sing Tao E-newspaper 星島電子報
  • Times Higher Education
  • Flipster