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Library Guide for New Academic and Research Staff

Top things every new academic, research and teaching staff should know about the Library.

Video tutorial - iBooking



By Phone 2766-6863
WhatsApp 6423-0820 (service hours)
Online Enquiry Online Form (Login required) or Email (lbviews@polyu.edu.hk)
In person Enquiry Counter, P/F, Pao Yue-kong Library
Information Consultancy Service Contact your Faculty Librarians on in-depth research questions

Go on a virtual tour and explore the wide variety of spaces we have in the Library! You can also request for a Library tour through your Faculty Librarian.


Below are some of the spaces and facilities we would like to highlight to you:

Digital Makerspace @ i-Space


Digital Makerspace on 4/F provides hands-on workshops, technical support, and consultation services to encourage users from all disciplines to learn and operate the easy-to-use digital and fabrication tools. Explore the resources that tickle your imaginations below:

Studios 
Photo of Digital Studio in Multimedia Commons


The Digital Studio on 3/F is dedicated to support audio and video recording, creation of class materials for blended learning, recording interviews, speech rehearsal, etc. You can contact our studio technician to arrange a visit to the studio or filming session at lbstudio@polyu.edu.hk or contact us via 2766-7825.

There is also an One Button Studio on 3/F, which is a self-service studio that does not require special knowledge or expertise to control audio/video recording equipment during the production. You can book it online via here. 

Video Conference Camera


A set of all-in-one video conference camera is provided for short term loan to PolyU students and staff in order to support users’ needs in video conferencing.  

Approach our Multimedia Commons Counter on 3/F or contact us via 2766-6870 for details.

Computers & Rooms



Computers, Project Rooms, Group Viewing Rooms and Research Carrels are bookable in advance online through the iBooking system.  

We provide a variety of software in our PCs in order to support your teaching and learning needs.

You can also borrow a notebook PC, Macbook Air, iPad and iPad Pro with Apple Pencil from our self-service kiosk on 4/F.

Printing, Scanning & Copying


Device for printing, photocopying, and scanning are available on nearly all floors in the Library. You can even print directly using your notebook and mobile devices.  

Visit here for the price list and more information.

Current Awareness Centre


A lounge-feel area near the Library entrance on P/F for you to find the new arrivals, popular journals, current newspapers and the boutique PolyU Reads collection.

It is a relaxing spot for users; conveniently get items from the collections nearly and enjoy leisurely on the circular orange sofa.

LibCafe@PolyU Inside the LibCafe@PolyU


Located inside the Library, the LibCafe provides a lively and stimulating atmosphere for social interaction and idea exchange with food, beverages and snacks served.

For opening hours and more details, please click here.