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Library Computers

Computers in the Library have different settings and serve different purposes:

For Express Use

  • Use Public workstations for a quick check of the Library catalog, library resources and services.
  • No login required
  • They are available on all floors.

For Academic Work

  • Windows PCs and iMacs are available at the Information Commons (G/F) and the E-learning Classrooms in the Learning Commons (LG1)
  • They require ITSC account login
  • Check the software available at different clusters of workstations
  • Some computers are not equipped with disc drives. Borrow the portable “USB-DVD Drive” at Tech Item Kiosk (LG1) if needed
  • Smart desktop scanner is attached to a PC at the Information Commons
  • You can use the E-learning Classrooms only when they are not reserved for classes
  • Find vacant stations at the Information Commons using the real-time occupancy map

IC workstations occupancy

For Using Media Items in the Library Collection

  • The Reference Standalone Workstation on G/F supports the use of “Hong Kong newspaper clippings index”.
  • The PCs and AV equipment in three Media & Discussion Rooms supports using media items. The PCs require ITSC account login.

3D design stations

For 3D Design & Printing

For Using Selected Databases

Bloomberg Workstations

Reference Standalone Workstation

Rules for Booking 

  • Each user can book up to 2 hours per session, 1 session per day, 2 sessions per week, all workstations, 3D printing & 3D scanning service combined.
  • Reservation may be made on the same day or at most 1 week in advance.


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last modified 24 January 2024