Situated on the Third Floor of the Library, the Media Services houses a great number of AV carrels and group rooms for in-house use of audio visual materials. All audio visual materials, except those restricted by copyright or for technical reason, are available for loan outside the Library.
Loan quota and Loan period of AV materials:
|Academic & Administrative staff /
Higher degree students (Pg.D or above)
|Other Library users|
|Loan quota||5 items||2 items|
|Loan period||Movies & drama series - 3 days *
All other AV materials - 7 days *
|Renewal||2 time (only for items on 7-day loan)|
|Request||Movies & drama series - No
All other AV materials - Yes
|Overdue fines||$5/calendar day/item (1-6 days)
$10/calendar day/item (7-15 days)
* Except those AV items restricted for in-house use only due to very high demand, copyright restriction, technical limitation or at the request of lecturers.
Note : Each AV item loaned from the Library is counted as a loan item in the user's circulation record. The total loan items including AV materials should not exceed the overall maximum loan quota allowed for each user.
Advance Booking of AV Materials for Class Teaching
Academic staff who need to use an AV item for teaching on a specific date can make reservation in advance at the Media Services Counter or by phone at ext.6870 / 6884 / 6880.
42 PC workstations installed with Microsoft Office applications are provided in Media Services. Similar to those multi-purpose PCs in the Research Enhancement Centre, these PCs are available for advance booking using the iBooking System with effect from 28 Dec 2011.
Users can use the microform scanners to scan microfiches and microfilms to e-files and print to the network printer at $0.2 per page.