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OA week @ CityU: OA Crossword Puzzle Game


Game dates: 28 November 2022 (Monday) – 9 December 2022 (Friday)

  • The OA Crossword Puzzle Game (the Game) helps consolidate participants’ understanding of Open Access.

  • The Open Access A – Z brochure is not just a glossary, but the key to resolve the Puzzle. You may also want to take a look of the Open Access Guide to explore more

  • The Game will be open to all CityU staff and students from 28 November 2022 to 9 December 2022 upon its launch on the Library website on 28 November 2022.

  • Please read the "Instructions" carefully before you play the Game.

  • Participants who get a perfect score in the Puzzle will be entitled to enter a Lucky Draw* and have a chance to win a book coupon of HK$100. [See the Lucky Draw webpage for details.]

  • To enroll in the Lucky Draw, please submit your answer via the submission button. Click the corresponding submission button according to your status and login with your EID. [All enrolled participants, disregarding your status, will have equal chances in the Lucky Draw.]

  • For any dispute on the answers for the Puzzle, the Library reserves the right of final decision.

  • The Library reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to terminate or close the Game at anytime without prior notice.

              * Library staff are not eligible to enter the Lucky Draw.

OA Crossword Puzzle


  • Fill out the crossword puzzle above with correct terms using the given clues

    • Hint:

    • The Open Access A-Z brochure is a key to resolve the puzzle

    • Correct answers will be displayed in green colour; a star will pop out if you get all answers correct

  • Take a screenshot of your answer, OR

  • Save your answer to a PDF by:

    • Clicking the "Print" button  on the menu at bottom right hand corner of the Crossword Puzzle 

    • Choosing "Save as PDF" in destination field and click "Save"

  • Upload your answer in screenshot or PDF by clicking the corresponding submission button according to your status (please login with your CityU EID)

  • Submission will be disabled after the submission deadline 9 Dec 2022

  • For enquiries, please contact: