「Cocoa Challenges」

Test your knowledge of EBSCO databases by taking our “Cocoa Research Challenge”! Answer one of three questions below for a chance to win a prize courtesy of EBSCO Information Services.

Who Should Enter :
Students or faculty members of universities and research institutions in Hong Kong or Macau that subscribe to any Academic Search™ or Business Source® database

Contest Dates :
20 September 2018 - 20 November 2018

Prizes :

  • SONY WI-C300 Bluetooth Earphone x 2
  • PAPERANG Printable Camera x 4
  • Mi Band3 x 6

Instructions :
3 steps to win the prize

  • Choose at least one of the three questions about cocoa below and search for relevant results in EBSCO Academic Search™ or Business Source® databases.
  • Send at least 30 PDF Full Text results to [email protected]. (Learn how to send us the emails by watching our video tutorial.) You will have a better chance of winning if you answer all three questions and send more PDFs!
  • In your email, please be sure to provide the following information:
    1. Subject Line: Indicate HK for Hong Kong or MO for Macau
    2. Indicate your institution, your name, student/faculty ID, and Email/Phone Number in email.

Winners will be notified by email. EBSCO will also announce the winners 30 November on Facebook (EBSCO Taiwan) and EBSCOpost

To Claim Your Prize:

  1. You must respond to our email notification within three (3) days
  2. Please bring your Student ID to the library to claim your prize.
  3. Prizes must be claimed within one week.

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You will have a higher chance to win the prizes by answering all 3 questions or by sending us more PDFs!

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How : 3 steps to win the prize

  • Choose at least one of the three questions about cocoa below and search for relevant results in EBSCO Academic Search or Business Source databases.
  • Send 30 PDF full text from your results pages to [email protected]. (Learn how to send us the emails by watching our video tutorial.) You will have a better chance of winning if you answer all three questions and send more PDFs!

 

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  • Provide your contact information in the email you sent to us:
    1. Subject Line: Make sure you have indicated HK for Hong Kong or MO for Macau
    2. Include the following details:
    • Your Name
    • Your Institution
    • Student/Faculty ID Number
    • Email/Phone Number

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Questions

Many people love to eat chocolate. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and fermented seeds of the cacao tree. Delve into the economics of cocoa beans (also called cacao beans) by participating in our Cocoa Research Challenge.

  • Eating chocolate in moderation has health benefits. Conduct an Advanced Search in an Academic Search or Business Source database to find results about the nutritional value of cacao beans. Download the PDF Full Text for 30 results and send them to [email protected]
    Recommended Search Strategy: cacao beans AND nutrition
  • Cacao beans are an important economic crop for many countries. Conduct an Advanced Search in a Business Source database to find an industry report related to cocoa. Download the PDF Full Text for 30 results and send them to [email protected]
    Recommended Search Strategy: Keyword - cocoa; Document Type - Industry Overview)

  • Climate change affects the production of cocoa beans. Conduct an Advanced Search in an Academic Search or Business Source database to find information about the impact of global warming on cocoa bean crops. Download the PDF Full Text for 30 results and send them to [email protected]
    Recommended Search Strategy: cacao AND (“climate change” OR “global warming”)
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