EQUIPMENT AND STUDY PLACES

 

Q1: Are there computers installed with Microsoft Office?

Q2: Are there printers in the library?

Q3: Are there photocopiers in the library?

Q4: Where can I study in the library?

 


A1: Yes, the Technology Zone on Level 3 offers over 80 computers in support of learning and research. These PCs provide access to the FIND@HKUL, databases, the Internet, as well as various application software including Microsoft Office, SPSS and NVivo.

Laptops and tablets are also available for short loan at the Main Library and branches. Such devices cannot be checked out overnight.

http://lib.hku.hk/level3/

http://lib.hku.hk/techsupport/laptoploan.html

 

A2: The Libraries offers Octopus card operated network printing that supports black & white and colour laser printing (A4). Printing charge per page is $0.3 (B/W) and $1.5 (colour).

http://lib.hku.hk/techsupport/photocopy.html

 

A3: Octopus card operated copiers are available in the Main Library and all branch libraries. Photocopying charge per page is $0.3 (B/W) and $1.5 (colour). Patrons should comply with copyright guidelines.

http://lib.hku.hk/techsupport/photocopy.html

 

A4: There are study tables on each floor in the Main Library and all branch libraries. Level 3 in Main Library offers a variety of study places in support of different learning styles. Research carrels, deep quiet room and study tables in the Study Zone are for reflective self-study, while the 19 discussion rooms in the Collaboration Zone support interactive learning. The 6 group viewing rooms on the 1/F AV Collection serve a similar purpose. Online booking of these facilities is available under Libraries Homepage > About HKUL > e-Forms.

http://lib.hku.hk/mainlib/studyplace.html