Facilities for people with disabilities

The Library provides the following support facilities and services to people with disabilities:

Provision of Barrier-Free Access

  • All lifts are provided with Braille signs and voice announcement.
  • Automatic entrance gates for wheelchair users on LP/F of Mong Man Wai Library.
  • Automatic sliding doors and entrance gates for wheelchair users on G/F of Mong Man Wai Library.
  • Barrier-free access provided in all Library premises.
  • Tactile guide path starts from the entrance to service counter.
  • Tactile warning strips are provided at the top and bottom ends of the staircases.
  • Visual alarm system for fire signal.
  • Washrooms for people with disabilities are located from G/F to 4/F of Mong Man Wai Library.

PC Workstation

One PC workstation (SN3) at the Quiet Zone & PC Area on G/F of Mong Man Wai Library and Tseung Kwan O Study Centre Library is specially designed to facilitate Internet browsing by wheelchair users.

Priority Service

Priority service is provided to people with disabilities at all library counters. Library staff are always happy to offer assistance.

Special Reading Facilities

Reading facilities for the student with visual impairment have been installed in SEN Study Rooms on 1/F of Mong Man Wai Library and in one dedicated workstation of Tseung Kwan O Study Centre Library, which include:

  • 42″ Large screen display
  • Closed circuit TV magnifier for books
  • PC screen magnifying software (ZoomText 10)
  • Screen reading softwares (JAWS/NDVA/Open Book/Windows Light)
  • Braille display
  • Clear Reader set up at SEN Study Rooms #1

In addition, Six magnifiers are kept at the MMW Library Circulation Counter, SEN students can check out for 14-day loan.

  • 2 sets 5″ LCD display portable video magnifier
  • 1 set 7″ LCD display portable video magnifier
  • 3 sets 7″ high resolution LCD display portable video magnifier

Facilities for the student with hearing impairment

Two sets of FM wireless system are available for the student with hearing impairment for loan. Students may first approach Student Affairs Office to express their needs. SAO councellor will then contact Library for the check-out procedure.

SEN Study Room

Two SEN Study Rooms on 1/F of Mong Man Wai Library are designated for students with special educational needs. A height adjustable table is set up in each SEN Study Room to cater to the needs of wheelchair users.

Students with special needs can contact our colleague Mr. Chan at 29486672 or email libcir@eduhk.hk for using these SEN Study Rooms.

SEN Study Rooms/Faculty Reading Rooms, 1/F – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

Study Carrels

Two study carrels (SN1 and SN2) in Research Common (4/F) of Mong Man Wai Library are designated for students with special educational needs.
Students with special needs can contact our colleague Mr. Chan at 29486672 or email libcir@eduhk.hk for using these SEN Study Carrels.

Enquiry and Assistance

Please contact Library Circulation Counter at 2948 6658 or email libcir@eduhk.hk for assistance.

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