Learning Commons

The Learning Commons brings together in one location services that enhance self-learning, language learning, research, study and leisure at the University. Located on the 6/F of the Library, the visible and accessible space recognizes the role of the Library as the gathering place for students to study, engage in writing and research, and learn in collaborative settings. The mission of the Learning Commons is:

A defining characteristic of the Learning Commons is its ability to apply the combined expertise from librarians and teaching staff to meet the learning, writing, and research needs of students. By working in collaboration, Learning Commons partners are able to offer students a more coherent and integrated approach to support services. Learning Commons is able to provide not only the tools, but also the skills, to support students in the effective use of learning technologies in their academic studies.

The major facilities in the Learning Commons include:

Discussion Rooms

The discussion rooms in the Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library are available for group study or group meetings.


Language Learning Online (LLO)

http://www.hksyu.edu.hk/lib/lc/LLO/

Multimedia Collection

The Collection includes Audio CDs, VCDs, DVDs, Audio Cassettes, Video Tapes, and Interactive CD-ROMs that can be borrowed at the 6/F counter. Marks on the spine labels and the catalogue entries carry capital letters: The Library also allows users to view their own AV materials in the Learning Commons. For the details, please click here.

Loan Periods and Item Quotas
for CDs, VCDs, DVDs, Cassettes, Videotapes, CD-ROMs

STAFF
STUDENTS
Items Quota
Periods
Renewal
Fines
Items Quota
Periods
Renewal
Fines
20
14 days
Once for 7 days
$2.0 per day
20
7 days
Once for 7 days
$2.0 per day

Reviewed on 17 April 2012