Increase in HKALL Loan Quota
|Eligible Users||New Loan Quota *||Loan Period #|
|Academic, Research, and equivalent Administrative staff||30 books||30 days|
|Research / Postgraduate Students||15 books||30 days|
|Undergraduate Students||15 books||15 days|
|General Staff||15 books||15 days|
# Loan period for all categories of borrowers remain unchanged.
Quiet Study Zone Open for 24-hour Access
The Quiet Study Zone will be open again for 24-hour access during term time in Semester 2, 2015-16 (11 Jan – 9 May 2016).
Self-checking Service of AV Materials Available Now
Simply tap your Student/Staff/Library smart card or place your Library card under the barcode reader, key in your Library PIN, and put the AV materials on the self-check station’s sensor pad one by one. Collect your loan receipt in which the due dates of borrowed items are clearly listed. The checkout is done in the blink of an eye!
Keep track of your borrowed materials. If you have exceeded your borrowing quota, you will need to return some items before borrowing other AV Collection materials. If you need assistance, our friendly counter staffs at the Multimedia Commons are always ready to help.
Studio @ Multimedia Commons Available for Professional Media Production
Various equipments for media production are available in the Studio. Professional overhead LED and fluorescent lighting system and DMX lighting panel are installed to enable professional indoor shooting. Seamless chroma key green backdrop is available for creating videos with the special effects of compositing two images or video streams together. Getting nervous in front of the video camera and tend to forget your lines of speech? The Studio is equipped with a teleprompter, which is similar to cue cards, is a display device that prompts the person speaking in front of the video camera with an electronic visual text of a speech. While reading the text of your speech from the teleprompter, you will appear to look directly into the camera lens and speak spontaneously.
The setting of our Studio is capable to support various scenarios, from recording a simple presentation or a small group interview to more advanced chroma keying. It is also equipped for audio recording and still photography. Our studio technician is available to assist users in the process of media production. Interested to arrange a visit to the Studio or book a filming session? Please refer to the Studio web page and the FAQ on Studio.