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Lui Che Woo Law Library

Facilities & Services


Information Services

  • General enquiry

    Library staff at the counter provides assistance in the use of resources and services. Enquiries may also be made by phone (3917-2914), fax (2548-0143) or email at Email-a-Librarian.

  • Research Consultation Service

Orientation & Training

Library orientation and training are organized for new students at the beginning of the academic year. Demonstration on specific resources or classes on legal research skills may also be arranged on request.


Photocopying & Printing

Self-service photocopiers and printers are available on both floors of the Library and are operated on a quota-based system, uPrint. Library users can purchase or top up printing units using uPrint App (HKU Staff/students only) or at an Add Value Machine (all users) located at the Printing Room in the Library.  The cost is HK$3 for 10 units or HK$30 for 100 units. 

See how to print to a network printer from public access workstations.  

See how to use WiFi printing (HKU Staff/students only).

See how to make copies.  
Should you need to photocopy pages from a looseleaf binder, please bring the whole binder to our counter staff and ask for assistance.


Study Spaces

The Library offers a variety of study spaces on both floors to cater for different student needs.


Computer Room

The room has 26 seats equipped with desktop computers connected to network printers and a projector for presentation or other instructional purposes. When it is not in use for library classes or other trainings, it may be open to users.



  • Microsoft Office 2019 - Computer nos. PC01-PC24 & C01-C25
  • EndNote - Computer nos. PC01-PC24 & C01-C25
  • NVivo - Computer no. PC01 at Computer Workstations
  • Adobe Acrobat - Computer nos. PC04-PC06
  • Penpower Handwriter - Computer nos. PC07-PC12 


Three scanners are available in the Computer Workstations area near the library foyer.
Location 1/F | Guide to using scanners


Automated Book Drop

This is located outside the Law Library in Cheng Yu Tung Tower for instant check-in of library materials. With real-time check-in, the book drop updates user’s library account instantly. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Reserve materials request (teachers only)

Teaching staff may request online for materials in the Library to be placed in the Law Reserve collection.
Placing Course Reserve

Group Study Area
Collaboration Zone
2/F, west wing
Open area with 10 movable tables for group work, conversation-friendly.
Each table can seat up to 4 people.
Power sockets along windows.
Collaboration Zone
Discussion Rooms
4 rooms for 4 people; 1 room for 5 people; 1 room for 8 people.
With interactive whiteboard or webcam/TV display panel, power socket, data port.
Discussion Rooms
Booking rules and book a room
Individual study spaces
Single study tables
1/F, near Research Zone
2/F, compact storage area, along windows
For quiet study; with power socket. Single study tables
Booking rules and book a study table
Study tables
2/F, north side near primary materials
Tables for groups of 6, 4, or 2, with table top power socket. Study tables
Research Zone for Law Research Postgraduate Students
1/F, double- or triple-sharing carrels (25) Large individual workspace with return, power socket, swipe access lockable pedestal. Research carrels
Research carrels regulations
  LLM/ MCL Students
  MPhil/ SJD/ PhD Students
Apply for a carrel
  LLM/ MCL Students
  MPhil/ SJD/ PhD Students
1/F, single carrels (13) Standard sized individual workspace with power socket, swipe access lockable pedestal.
Standing desks
1/F, near textbook collection For quick search, with power socket (no seats) Standing desks