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Factsheet

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

 

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   

 

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