Important notes for CREATE! users
Online reservation of CREATE! service is now resumed. Please contact our staff at the IT Help Desk for assistance upon your arrival. In order to maintain a safe and pleasant environment, the CREATE! room can accommodate a maximum of 8 persons at a time only. Hence, we may allow the core user who made the reservation for entrance only.
The following facilities are available to Library users:
(Refer to the library floor plan for the locations of the facilities.)
A number of electronic resources workstations are provided near the Law Section of the Library for all library users to use various electronic resources.
A Thomson Reuters Eikon Workstation is provided near the IT Help Desk in the Library for current CityU staff and students. Users can reserve the workstation via Thomson Reuters Eikon Workstation Booking System with their <Electronic ID> and the corresponding <Password>.
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:
Microform reader/scanner is available outside the Media Resources Collection Room.
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.
|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.
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):
|Location||Octopus Card-operated Fast Printing Service||Quota Controlled Fast Print Queue Service
|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)
|Media PCs outside Media Resources Collection Room||Yes (default)||No|
|Information Space||Yes (not the 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
|Mobile devices connected to CityU WLAN or CityU VPN||No
printing instruction (iOS device)
printing instruction (Android device)
The following workstations in the Information Space are connected to colour scanners with OCR capabilities:
|Workstation||OCR enabled in
|816, 825, 826, 835, 860, 870||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 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.
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.