Facilities and Services
- AV Viewing Corner
- Discussion Rooms
- Knowledge Navigation Centre (KNC)
- Newspaper Area
- Research Consultation Service
- Library Courses
- Reserve materials request (teachers only)
- Book drop
The AV Viewing Corner is equipped with DVD/videotape players along with a couple of microfilm/microfiche readers from where library users may make use of viewing AV materials.
Four discussion rooms are available for Faculty staff and students who may make reservation for group discussion. Reservations can be made by filling in an Online Booking Form or registering in person at the Circulation Counter. ACEnet (Access Everywhere Network) connection points are available for users to plug in their Notebook computers to access the campus network. Universities WiFi is available on both floors of the Library.
Networked workstations are available for direct access to the HKU Libraries Online Catalogue (OPAC), electronic indexes and abstracts, full text databases, electronic journals and Internet resources. A variety of softwares are provided for users to integrate learning, research and digital publishing.
Users are welcome to browse in the newspaper area located on the 6/F. Our current subscriptions include the South China Morning Post, the Standard, Ming Pao, Sing Tao Morning Post, Hong Kong Economic Journal and the overseas edition of People's Daily.
Self-service photocopiers are available on both floors of the Dental Library. Two photocopiers on 5/F and one on 6/F are operated with octopus cards.
The collection is available to all students and teaching staff of the University. Access from other students or staff working within the Prince Philip Dental Hospital is obtainable on a temporary basis when applications are supported by the relevant Head of Department or Unit.
Applications to use the Library for other persons should be addressed to the Lending Services Librarian, University of Hong Kong Libraries.
A library staff is on duty at the loan counter to answer general questions about the use of the Library. All library assistants have been trained to handle general library routines. In case they are not able to help, enquiries will be passed to the Dental Librarian.
First year students are given Orientation at the beginning of the academic year.
Throughout the year, the Library also runs library courses for Faculty members, and both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Details of course schedules are posted in the Library and are delivered via e-mail to the Faculty.
Teaching staff may request online for materials in the Library to be placed in the Dental Library Reserve Collection. [Online Dental Library RBR Request form]
The book drop is located on the 1/F of PPDH. Library users may return books here when the Dental Library is closed.