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Reference Services

At the beginning of the academic year, Library will organize library orientation programs for new students. The programs aim at providing students with library skills and information to use library materials effectively and independently.

At the Information Counter, there are professional library staff on duty to assist users in retrieving library information and in using library resources. Library user may also use the counter hotline (2436-8500) for assistance. Final-year students and staff may also use the Inter-Library Loan (ILL) service which allow them to obtain Books and photocopies of periodicals from the major libraries in Hong Kong.

Besides, various user guides and subject guides are available online. Users may obtain information about electronic resources that are subscribed by VTC from the user guides and get introduced on major subjects offered by IVE campuses from the subject guides.

Information Counter

The Information Counter opens from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday. A member of library staff is available at the Information Counter to assist users in locating information and using library resources. Please feel free to ask for help. Reference enquiries can also be sent to the Library via e-mail at or by calling 2436-8500.

The services provided includes:

  • Answer user questions
  • Assist users to use the WebPAC and the various electronic databases available in the Library
  • Handle Inter-Library Loan (ILL) requests submitted by users




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