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Facilities & Services

 

Circulation

Circulation

All patrons with a valid Library borrower's card (this may be your student or staff card) are entitled to borrow materials from the Tin Ka Ping Education Library. Find out more about your borrowing privileges and other information on circulation services.

Reference

Reference

Library staff on duty at the Information Counter will help answer general questions about the use of the Library. Enquiries can also be made by phone (3917-2205), e-mail (edulib@hku.hk) or fax (2857-9625).

Research Consultation Service

The Research Consultation Service is a personal research consultation service offered by the Education Librarian. The Librarian advises patrons on how to effectively gather research material pertaining to their research projects.

Orientation and Training

Library orientation programmes are organised for new students of the Faculty of Education at the beginning of each academic year. Individual or group orientations and training on database and reference software may also be scheduled on request. Click here for more details.

Photocopying and Printing

A self-service colour printer and two photocopiers are available at the Library and are operated with Octopus cards. Wireless printing is also supported by one of the photocopiers. For patrons who do not have Octopus cards, copykey card lending service is available at the Information Counter. Click here for more information about the Libraries’ photocopying and printing service. For scanning, a scanner is available at the computer workstation area, and is connected to a PC installed with Adobe Photoshop.

Discussion Rooms

Discussion Rooms

Six discussion rooms equipped with smartboards or webcam/TV display panels are available for booking by staff and students for small group discussions, group viewing or small group demonstrations. Reservation can be made online or in person at the Information Counter.

Computer Workstations

Computer Workstations

The Education Library offers four PCs and two iMacs with Internet connection and software applications in support of study and research.

Laptop / Tablet Loaning

Laptops and tablets are available for short loan at the Information Counter for use anywhere on campus. Find out more about this service.

Wireless Environment

The entire Library is covered by wireless hotspots facilitating patrons in accessing the Internet with their own wireless devices. Click here for configuration procedures.

Multimedia Viewing Area

The multimedia viewing area is furnished with a DVD player, a TV display, headphones, and comfortable seating. Patrons can enjoy our rich multimedia collection during library opening hours.

Roof Garden

Roof Garden

The roof garden is an open air garden space promoting informal exchanges, impromptu meetings, meditation, and relaxation.

Book Drop

A book drop is located at the lift lobby on the 8th Floor, Meng Wah Complex for patrons to return library materials outside of library opening hours. Find out more about the Libraries’ book drop service.

Reserve Material Request (academic staff only)

Teaching staff may make requests online for materials in the Library to be placed in the Education Reserve collection. [Online Education Library Reserve Materials Request Form]