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Heleni Linton Bursary 2017

This Bursary was established in memory of Heleni Linton, an outstanding librarian also worked for Ernst and Young Hong Kong was tragically killed in an air crash in 1991. A memorial account was later established from funds donated by Ernst and Young, by colleagues, and by friends. From December 1992, interest accrued to the account has been used to award a modest annual bursary bearing her name. The beneficiary receivers the bursary at a ceremony held every year at the association's annual general meeting.

The bursary is awarded on a competitive basis in full or part-time students of library and information science to assist in their studies. It might help with course fees, short sabbaticals, research materials costs, conference attendance, and the like. Applications for the Bursary, which amounts to HK$5,000, will be assessed by considering the potential applicability and contribution of the proposal to library and information science in our region and the likely impact of the Bursary on the career of the applicant. More details can be found from the HKLA website at http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

Applications for the Bursary can be made by completing the application form which is available online athttp://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Heleni_Linton_Bursary/2017/application_form_HLB.doc

Please send completed applications by post to Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, PO Box 10095, GPO, Hong Kong, by the 10th October 2017 (Tuesday). Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

 

Hong Kong Library Association Biennial Award 2018

This award was established by the Hong Kong Library Association in 2010. The Association is committed to provide comprehensive professional support to its members. This Award is hence set up to address the professional development needs of eligible Full Members of the Association who are practicing at paraprofessional to middle professional levels in the library and information fields. Through this Award, the Association will support the professional development of the awardees, such as conference or workshop attendances, overseas professional visits, preparation of a scholarly publication or any professional activities, etc., which are otherwise unlikely to be sponsored by their employers, nor by the other scholarships or awards currently offered by the Association. Details of the Award can be found from the HKLA website at http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

Application form of the Award is available at http://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Biennial_Award/2018/application_form_HKLA_Biennial_Award.doc

Deadline for application will be announced in 2018. For enquiries, please contact the Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, by phone: 2346-1033; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

 
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Thursday, 27 April 2017

 

ISF

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy), a private independent IB World School in Hong Kong, with a sophisticated Putonghua and English bilingual immersion program for Pre-Primary to Grade 12, is seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to fill the following position:

Library Assistant (Ref: PRI-LA/20170425_la)

Job Responsibilities:
- Work from Monday to Friday
- Provide clerical support to Academy Librarians
- Receive and prepare resources and materials
- Assist in cataloging and the maintenance of bibliographic and user records
- Assist in the upkeep of library facilities, shelving and displays
- Perform circulation duties
- Monitor the library discipline during opening hours
   
Requirements:
- Holder of the Certificate of Library Assistant (or equivalent) and a minimum of 2 years' work experience in a library environment
- A good command of both English and Chinese (Putonghua), able to work independently, good organizational and interpersonal skills
- Good knowledge of Chinese and English word processing, library information systems and other office software applications
- Able to speak fluent English and Putonghua

Application Deadline: 19 May 2017

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our "Ref: no." by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Personal data is collected for employment purposes only.

 
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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

PolyU

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

SCHOOL OF HOTEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Post Specification

Assistant Officer (Resource Centre) (Ref. 17042402-E2)

The appointee will provide support to Che-woo Lui Hotel and Tourism Resource Centre (HTRC). The Centre provides a comprehensive repository of hospitality and tourism resources for study and research.

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a) update and maintain in-house database and website;
(b) classify and catalogue library materials and process donation items;
(c) assist in overseeing the daily operation of HTRC;
(d) interpret and enforce HTRC regulations;
(e) provide professional reference advice to users and effective research support for both staff and external clients using different online tools, databases and in-house archives;
(f) compile statistics of users and income (including overdue fines and souvenirs);
(g) supervise and provide training to student helpers to ensure the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the Centre;
(h) organize publicity activities, conduct tours and subject-specific user education programmes to promote usage of the Centre; and
(i) perform any other duties as assigned by the Dean of School or his delegate.

Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a) have a recognised degree, preferably a professional qualification in Library and Information Science or equivalent with academic library experience;
(b) have not less than three years of relevant experience;
(c) have demonstrated skills in and technical knowledge of integrated library system, website and database development and maintenance;
(d) be proactive, willing to learn, energetic, customer-oriented and flexible;

(e) be able to work independently and work effectively in a team, possess good interpersonal and presentation skills, and be able to conduct user training workshops independently;
(f) be well-organized, able to perform multi tasks, work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and have a good track record in managing people; and
(g) have a good command of English and Chinese (both written and spoken), fluency in Putonghua.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply. 

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please submit application form via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. If you would like to provide separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php . The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php .

Closing Date : 8 May 2017

 
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Friday, 21 April 2017

HKBU

LIBRARY

Scholarly Communications Librarian (PR325/16-17)

The Library now seeks an enthusiastic, out-going, and organised individual to join the team of Digital and Multimedia Services Section as Scholarly Communications Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian). The successful candidate will:
(i)    oversee for the library's training and consultation programmes to support faculty publishing, data management, and data curation;
(ii)    facilitate the use of qualitative and quantitative research tools, bibliometrics, and altmetrics within campus;
(iii)    work collaboratively with a library's committee in developing, managing, and marketing the library's IR system;
(iv)    coordinate the management of HKBU theses and dissertations;
(v)    explore digital technology to support data management and research processes;
(vi)    assist in other areas of the section that include digital scholarship; and
(vii)    participate in the library's reference services.

Applicants should have (i) a good university degree with a recognised professional qualification in library and information science (e.g., MLIS or equivalent) OR a Master's degree relevant to the position; (ii) two years of post-qualification and relevant experience in academic libraries; (iii) sound knowledge and practical experience in training provision, research processes, copyright, IR, PlumX, and major data software (such as SPSS, NVivo, GIS, etc.); (iv) strong written and oral communication skills in English; and (v) collaborative spirit in working with the university community and library colleagues.  Shift duties are required.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.  The completed application form should be sent to the same address.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 13 May 2017
 

 
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Friday, 21 April 2017

HKBU

LIBRARY

Library Assistant II / I (PR323/16-17)                                                                      

The Library is seeking a self-motivated individual to join the Library Assessment Section.  The successful candidate will assist with management and data visualisation of library statistics, data collection and analysis for assessment project, compilation of usage statistics of electronic resources.  He/She will also take up any other duties assigned by supervisor.  Shift duties are required.

Applicants should possess a Higher Diploma / Associate Degree with one to two years of related experience OR a Bachelor's degree.  High level of computer literacy with numeric and organisational skills are essential.  They should be able to work independently with accuracy and attention to details. Good interpersonal skills and good command of English and Chinese are required.  

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms ; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.  The completed application form should be sent to the same address.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 6 May 2017

 
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Friday, 21 April 2017

OUHK

Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five academic units, namely the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration, School of Education & Languages, School of Science & Technology, and the Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional & Continuing Education.  Through them, we provide full-time and part-time programmes at undergraduate, post-graduate, and sub-degree levels.

Today we have over 9,500 full-time and 10,000 part-time students in the four Schools at the OUHK with about 220 programmes of studies.  In addition, there are about 2,500 full-time/part-time students studying in our extension arm.  The OUHK spirit is a culmination of a relentless pursuit of academic excellence and a creative approach to learning and teaching.  Reaching out to our next generation and across the borders through advanced web technologies has been our principal goal in the past years.

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post in the Library:

Assistant Librarian II (Circulation) (Ref.: 17-ALII-113-HKLA)

Duties
The appointee will be responsible to the Senior Assistant Librarian (Public Services).  He/she will provide leadership of the circulation section, including oversight of circulation, reserve and other related services. The appointee will also provide information and reference assistance to users.  He/she may be posted to work in other areas or required to take up additional duties of other Library Section(s). He/she may be posted to work in other areas, such as Information Services, depending on past working experience.

Requirements
Applicants should have a recognized degree plus a professional qualification (e.g. MLS, MCLIP or AALIA) with experience in automated circulation system and knowledge of digital information resources.  They should have good planning, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills.  Proven ability to work effectively in a team is required.  Applicants should have strong oral and written communication skills in both English and Chinese and be self-motivated, independent, proactive and service-oriented.  Relevant experience in a university environment is an advantage.

Terms of Appointment
Successful candidate will be appointed on a full-time fixed term contract.  Fringe benefits will include annual leave, medical & dental benefits, life insurance coverage and gratuity, where applicable.

Application Procedures
Please complete the "Application Form", which is obtainable from the University's website (http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/jobs), and send it together with your CV and names of 3 referees to the Human Resources Unit, The Open University of Hong Kong by e-mail ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) (Please quote the reference number in your application).

Deadline: 7 May 2017

(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted in February 2017 need not re-apply.)

General information about the University is available on the University's website http://www.ouhk.edu.hk.  Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University's Personal Data Privacy Policy.  The "Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant" is also available on the above website.  Applicants who are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

 
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Friday, 21 April 2017
CUHK
 
CUHK Library

CUHK Job Number: 170000Q1   (Closing date: 12 May 2017)

Assistant Librarian I/II (carrying the job title 'Systems Librarian')

CUHK Library seeks a Systems Librarian to join our Library IT & Systems (LITS) team at an exciting time as we implement a cloud-based, next generation Integrated Library System (ILS) shared with the local higher education libraries consortium. The successful applicant is expected to provide the best possible experience for library users and staff as they seek, access, and maintain the information in our library systems.

pplicants should (i) have a good Master's degree or above in Library and Information Science (MLS or equivalent), plus a strong educational background in computer science, computer engineering or a related discipline; (ii) at least three years' post-qualification relevant experience (for Assistant Librarian II) OR at least six years' post-qualification relevant experience, three years of which are at supervisory level (for Assistant Librarian I); (iii) have proven knowledge and experience in the management of library services platforms, technical support for electronic resources, various industry standards and protocols such as XML, SAML, SQL and SIP2; (iv)  have effective communication, interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills, with an ability to work with a widely diverse group of stakeholders; (v) demonstrate proven ability in learning new technologies independently and adapting quickly to changing technologies. Project management experience and certification, web and mobile applications design and familiarity in handling East Asian languages (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) will be an added advantage.

eporting to the Head of LITS and working closely with other library managers and a team of computer specialists, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

(a) providing technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and front line support for the ILS, discovery and reading list platforms, as well as other library specific software such as the archives management system. The Systems Librarian is the primary liaison with vendors for problem resolution;

(b) providing technical support to the Library's electronic resources including administration of the remote access service;

(c) managing a wide range of RFID-enabled self-check kiosks, self-return book drops and sorter bins;

(d) programming and software development based on various APIs and scripting languages such as Perl and PHP;

(e) maintaining knowledge of emerging trends and issues in library systems and user behavior that have potential for enhancing access to resources and services. Evaluating potential new services and technologies and suggesting policy and procedural changes that improve access or efficiency;

(f) assisting in other IT projects;

(g) deputizing for the Head of LITS;

(h) other duties as assigned.

Occasional evening and weekend duties may be required.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk.  The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure
Please apply online via 'www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel ' under 'Career Opportunities'.

 
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Thursday, 20 April 2017

CityU

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

Applications are invited for :

Clerical Officer I/II in the Library [Ref. B/120/03]

Duties : Provide secretarial support to the University Librarian, assist in organizing meetings and events (including logistics arrangement, liaison with internal and external related parties), undertake clerical duties (such as drafting emails, memos, compilation of reports, and maintenance of accurate record systems), assist in general office administration, and perform any other duties as assigned.

Requirements : 5 passes in HKCEE/HKDSEE including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics, with at least 6 years' relevant working experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a good honours degree.  Candidates should also possess strong interpersonal skills, good command of written and spoken English and Chinese as well as good knowledge of computer skills (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint); be a good team player with positive working attitude, and able to handle multiple tasks, pay attention to details, work independently and under pressure. Candidates with less working experience may be considered for appointment as Clerical Officer II.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk , or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it /Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].  

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk.  The closing date is 5 May 2017.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).

18/04/2017

 
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017
CPCE

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

Founded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) oversees the operations of the Hong Kong Community College, offering quality sub-degree programmes for secondary school leavers; and the School of Professional Education and Executive Development, offering professionally oriented academic award programmes for persons at various stages of their career, including top-up degree awards for associate degree and higher diploma graduates. 

The College now invites applications for the following posts:

 


CPCE Libraries

Library Assistant II (User Services) (Ref. 170413-02)


Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a)    perform high quality user services comprising circulation, enquiry and information services, shelving and collection maintenance, user areas maintenance and promotional activities;
(b)    assist users in the use of library services, resources and facilities; and
(c)    perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee will be required to work on shift duties in evenings, weekends and on public holidays on either of the two campuses in West Kowloon or Hung Hom Bay. 


Qualifications

Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:

(a)    at least Grade E/Level 2 or equivalent in five subjects in HKCEE or HKDSEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A), Chinese Language and Mathematics;
(b)    proficiency in computer applications including MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing;
(c)    excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; and
(d)    be self-motivated, organized, responsible and a good team player.

Possession of related library qualifications and working experience in poster design, web page design, INNOPAC Millennium and in academic libraries will be advantageous.

Possession of working experience in academic libraries will be advantageous.

Remuneration

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Application

Application forms are obtainable by downloading from http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/.  Please quote the reference number, unit and post in the application.  Completed application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education, Room 1710, 17/F, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus, 8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon by post/fax (2364 0098)/e-mail ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) on or before Saturday, 29 April 2017.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Note:  College of Professional and Continuing Education Limited is an affiliate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  

April 2017


 
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Thursday, 30 March 2017

EPRO

Epro Telecom Services Limited
Incorporated in 1990 as a pioneer in the local outsourcing business, Epro Telecom is one of the largest contact centres in the market. We provide complete solutions on multi-media contact centre ranging from 24x7 Inbound and Outbound Services, experience-based Contact Centre System application as well as full scale Training and Consultation Service support.

To cope with our rapid business expansion, we are currently looking for candidate with suitable caliber to fill up the following position.
 
To learn more about Epro Telecom, please visit our website www.eprotel.com.hk

Library Assistant (FT/PT)

Responsibilities
- To maintain and operate all resources including books, newspaper, magazines, catalogs and machines in the library for users to access
- To handle users' requests at the information desk and assist users to find necessary information
- To provide day to day service of the Library and Learning Lounge to the users
- To organize the internal reference database system
- To restock and catalogue the inventory of Library collection

Requirements
- Form Five or above or with certificate of project Yi Jin will also be considered
- 1 year working experience is preferred
- Proficiency in Chinese word processing and knowledge in MS Office
- Fresh graduate is also welcome!

Interested parties please send your FULL RESUME with availability, current and expected salary to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 (Personal data collected will be kept confidential and used only for recruitment purpose. Applicants who are not contacted within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. All data will be destroyed after completed the applications processing.)


 
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Thursday, 30 March 2017

EPRO

Epro Telecom Services Limited
Incorporated in 1990 as a pioneer in the local outsourcing business, Epro Telecom is one of the largest contact centres in the market. We provide complete solutions on multi-media contact centre ranging from 24x7 Inbound and Outbound Services, experience-based Contact Centre System application as well as full scale Training and Consultation Service support.

To cope with our rapid business expansion, we are currently looking for candidate with suitable caliber to fill up the following position.
 
To learn more about Epro Telecom, please visit our website www.eprotel.com.hk

Information Supporting Services Supervisor

Job Description
- To manage, maintain and operate all resources inclusive of books, newspapers, magazines, categorization, machines, etc. in the library for users to access;
- To handle users' requests at the information desk and assist users to find necessary information;
- To provide the day to day service of the Library and Learning Lounge to the users including book shelving;
- To organize the internal reference database system;
- To restock and cataloguing the inventory of Library collection;
- To supervise the Information Supporting Services Assistant at the library;
- Any ad hoc tasks as required.
 
Requirements
- Diploma / Certificate or equivalent in Librarianship, Information Science or Information Technology;
- Completion of Form Five or above, with at least five subjects passed in HKCEE / HKDSE, including Chinese, English and Mathematics or equivalent;
- At least 1 year full-time post-qualification cumulative working experience in the related fields;
- Good written commands of Chinese and English;
- Speak fluent Cantonese, English and Putonghua;
- Proficiency in computer skills and good knowledge in common application software such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, etc. Good knowledge and searching skills of the Internet and other electronic resources are also required;
- Mature and well-organized.
 
Interested parties please send your FULL RESUME with availability, current and expected salary to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
(Personal data collected will be kept confidential and used only for recruitment purpose. Applicants who are not contacted within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. All data will be destroyed after completed the applications processing.)

 
 
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