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  • Hong Kong Public Libraries Multimedia Information System Online Booking of Internet & Digital Service Workstations

    With the launch of the Hong Kong Public Libraries new Multimedia Service on August 21, registered users can enjoy 24 hours online booking service and reserve the workstation 7 days in advance through the internet or mobile device.

    Readers may reserve online bookings or multimedia contents within 7 days (inclusive of the date of use). Users must complete the online booking procedures 15 minutes before the booking start time.

    • Maximum total number of workstation or content booking is two sessions daily.  Each session of workstation booking can be 1 hour or 2 hours.
    • Maximum total duration of workstation or content booking is 4 hours daily with different limits below:
      • To book workstation or multimedia content for use in branch libraries, maximum duration is 2 hours daily per library.
      • To book workstation or multimedia content for use in Hong Kong Central Library, maximum duration is 4 hours daily. For content booking, the maximum duration per session is 3 hours daily.


    Readers can view, delete or modify their personal booking records by login to "VIEW BOOKING" under "BOOKING" in the menu bar at the homepage.

    The following booking records "CANNOT" be deleted through the Internet:

    • All claimed booking records;
    • All unclaimed and overdue booking records; and
    • All unclaimed booking records within 15 minutes before the booking session starts or within 10 minutes after it begins.


    You need to claim your booking within 15 minutes before it starts or within 10 minutes after it begins.

    Login one of the workstations within your chosen workstation group as Library Card Holder. You need to input your Library Account and Password to complete the claim booking procedures.

  • Introductory Sessions on the Multimedia Information System (MMIS)

    The New Multimedia Information System (MMIS) is now launched. Want to know more about the new functions? How to use different searching methods to retrieve multimedia information? To learn more about Digital Collection ? How to use the online workstation booking service? You are welcome to join the following library programmes:

    HONG KONG CENTRAL LIBRARY:
     
        Introductory Session on the Multimedia Information System (MMIS)
            3        February   (Fri)     4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
        (For readers aged below 12)
            4        February   (Sat)   4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
        (For readers aged 12 or above)
         User Education Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library
     
     
     
    City Hall Public Library:
     
        Introduction to Multimedia Information System
            25      February   (Sat)    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
     
        2-6/F. & 8-11/F., City Hall High Block, Central, Hong Kong
     
     
     
       KOWLOON PUBLIC LIBRARY:
     
        "Introduction to Electronic Resources / Multimedia Information System"
           3                 February   (Fri)     7:00 p.m.
           17               February   (Fri)     7:00 p.m.
     
         5 Pui Ching Road
     
     
        SHA TIN PUBLIC LIBRARY:
     
        Introduction to Library Catalogue / Multimedia Information System / Internet / Electronic Resources (Adult)
           5           February  (Sun)   9:00 a.m.
           11         February  (Sat)    9:00 a.m.
           12         February  (Sun)   9:00 a.m.
     
        Introduction to Library Catalogue / Multimedia Information System / Internet / Electronic Resources     (Junior/Youth)
           19      February     (Sun)     9:00 a.m.
           25      February     (Sat)      9:00 a.m.
           26      February     (Sat)      9:00 a.m.
     
        1 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin.
     
     
      Tsuen Wan Public Library:
      Introduction to Multimedia Information System#
          20       February   (Fri)     4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
     
      38 Sai Lau Kok Road, Tsuen Wan
     
     
     
      Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library:
     
           Introduction to Multimedia Information System (Adult)#
               4        February  (Sat)      4:00 p.m.
               11      February  (Sat)      4:00 p.m.
           Introduction to Multimedia Information System (Junior)#
               18      February  (Sat)      4:00 p.m.
           
      High Block, Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Leisure and Cultural  Building, 1 Tsui Sing Road, Tin Shui Wai
     
     
     
         #Admission by registration
    31 January 2017