Run Run Shaw Library

Library Facilities


The following facilities are available to Library users:
(Refer to the library floor plan for the locations of the facilities.)

Electronic Resources Workstations

A number of electronic resources workstations are provided near the Law Section of the Library for all library users to use various electronic resources.

Media Resources Workstations

A number of media resources workstations are provided outside the Media Resources Collection Room of the Library for all library users to use various media resources.

Carrels with various equipment are provided in the area for users to use library resources only but not personal media. Available equipment includes:

  • Videocassette players of the following formats: U-matic, VHS
    All of the VCRs are available with mutli-system capacities.
  • Multidisc players
  • Audio cassette deck
  • Multimedia PC computers

N.B.
Microform reader/scanner is available outside the Media Resources Collection Room.

Location map of workstations

Photocopiers, Printers, Scanners and Microform Equipment

Photocopiers and Printers

Photocopiers and printers (release stations) can be found at various locations within the Library. They cater for black and white as well as colour photocopying/printing of A4 and A3 sizes.

Locations of photocopiers and printers (release stations)

Charging rate:

  Photocopying Printing
A4 Black & White HK$0.3 per page HK$0.3 per page
A3 Black & White HK$0.6 per page HK$0.6 per page
A4 Colour HK$3.0 per page HK$3.0 per page
A3 Colour HK$6.0 per page HK$6.0 per page

Most of the workstations in the Library are connected to network laser printers.

Users of notebook computers and mobile devices connected to the CityU WLAN or the CityU VPN from any Wi-fi hotspots of ISPs can also print to the network laser printers.

Two types of printing service are available, namely Octopus Card-operated Fast Printing Service (charged printing) and Quota Controlled Fast Print Queue Service (free laser printing using quota limit as assigned by Computing Services Centre):

Locations of photocopiers and printers (release stations)

Printing Services in the Library
Location Octopus Card-operated Fast Printing Service Quota Controlled Fast Print Queue Service
printing instruction
  A4 Black & White - $0.3/page
A4 Color - $3.0/page
A3 Black & White - $0.6/page
A3 Color - $6.0/page
A4 Black & White only -
free of charge
Computer Area in the Oval Yes (not the default)
printing instruction
Yes (default)
Media PCs outside Media Resources Collection Room Yes (default) No
Information Space Yes (not the default)
printing instruction
Yes (default)
Law Section Yes (default) No
E-Resources Workstations Area (near Law Section) Yes (default) No
Notebook computers connected to CityU WLAN or CityU VPN Yes
printing instruction
Yes
printing instruction
Mobile devices connected to CityU WLAN or CityU VPN No
Yes
printing instruction (iOS device)
printing instruction (Android device)

Scanners

The following workstations in the Information Space are connected to colour scanners with OCR capabilities:

Workstation OCR enabled in
Windows 7
826, 835 Yes

All scanners are available to current CityU staff and students of programmes leading to CityU awards. These machines can be used to capture colour images and text documents.

Microform Equipment

Microform readers/scanners located outside the Media Resources Collection Room are available for viewing, printing and scanning microform materials.

Users are reminded to make sure that their photocopying and scanning does not infringe the Copyright Ordinance. The legislation is accessible from the web site of the Department of Justice of the HKSAR Government: http://www.legislation.gov.hk/index.htm.

Rooms and Venues

Study Carrels


Group Study Rooms


Si Ku Quan Shu Reading Room


Law Discussion Room

Located in the Law Section, the Law Discussion Room is only for law students who need to prepare for moot competitions. Booking is made at the Law & Reference Help Desk.