Equipped with popular application software, the Library provides desktop computers on various floors as well as laptops and tablets for short term loan (use within the Library).
All PC workstations are installed with MS Office and are available on various floors. For graphic and multimedia production, selected PCs and iMacs in Multimedia Commons (MC) on 3/F are equipped with Adobe graphic software. Data analysis packages, such as SPSS, are also available on dedicated PC workstations in Research Enhancement Centre (REC) on 3/F. See full lists of software for: Public PCs (Excel), MC iMacs, and REC workstations.
All public PCs in the Library, except guest PCs, require users to log in with their Library Number and PIN before use.
Guest PCs in the form of stand-up workstations are available for quick information search on Podium Floor, in 3/F Research Enhancement Centre and 3/F Multimedia Commons lobby area.
All PCs will automatically log out after an idle period of 15 minutes.
Most of the computers on 3/F and 8 PCs on P/F can be reserved online one day in advance via iBooking.
Real-time Availability of Computers
Remark: Also available for walk-in use.
Remark: Library account login required.
Technical Support Desk, 3/F (Tel: 2766-6909)
Laptops & Tablets
To support users' collaborative and individual study in the Library, a number of notebook PCs and MacBooks are available at the Circulation Counter for short term loan to current PolyU students, faculty and staff (for library-use only when the Library opens).
Real-time Availability of Equipment for Loan
|HP Notebook PC (with MS Office) - 20 units|| View Details|
|HP Notebook PC (with MS Office and Adobe Master Collection) - 5 units|| View Details|
|Apple MacBook Air - 5 units|| View Details|
|Apple iPad Air - 5 units|| View Details|
Circulation Counter, P/F (Tel: 2766-6864) / Technical Support Desk, 3/F (Tel: 2766-6909)