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Computers in the Library

Computers installed with different application software are provided in both Academy Library and FTV Library.

21 computers (17 PCs and 4 iMacs) are provided in the Academy Library and 8 computers (6 PCs and 2 iMacs) in Film and Television Library. The software applications installed in these computers are listed below:

Standard Software

 Windows PCiMac
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Professional 64 bitmacOS 12 Monterey
Productivity SoftwareMicrosoft Office 365Microsoft Office 365
Web Browser
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox​​
  • Google Chrome
  • Apple Safari
  • Mozilla Firefox​​
  • Google Chrome
  • 7-Zip
  • Acrobat Adobe Reader​​
  • RefWorks Write-N-Cite
  • Apabi Reader
  • CAJ Viewer
  • Artstor Offline Image Viewer
  • IrfanView
  • VLC Player
  • iTunes
  • RefWorks Citation Manager


Additional Software in dedicated Library computers

SoftwareLocation  (Academy Library unless specified)Computer No.
Adobe Creative CloudInformation Common  
Learning Resources Room  
Learning Resources Area (F/TV Library)
SibeliusInformation Common  
Learning Resources Room  
Seminar Room A & C
Final Cut Pro X ​Information Common  
Learning Resources Room
JAWS Professional 2019AV Room1

Wi-Fi Connection

Wi-Fi service is available for free in both Academy Library and FTV Library. Users can access the Internet with their portable devices through different networks. For details, please refer to the webpage on Wi-Fi Connection.


Printing, Scanning and Photocopying

All photocopiers available in the libraries can make copies in black & white or in color. They are connected to the nearby library computers. There are three Octopus Card operated printer/copiers in the Academy Library and one in the F/TV Library.  Flatbed scanners are also provided in both Academy Library and FTV Library.  For details, please refer to the webpage on Printing, Scanning and Photocopying Services.     

Wi-Fi printing service is offered in both libraries, allowing users to print from their laptops or mobile devices to the designated multi-function photocopier. Online guide is available.


Quick battery charging for mobile devices is available in the Academy Library. Re-charging accessories are available for loan in both libraries.​     

There are three Seminar Rooms located on the Upper Ground Floor. Each room is equipped with a computer and advanced educational equipment. Bookings can be made online via Library Seminar Room Booking System.     

IT Policies in the Academy

Please observe the Academy’s IT Security policies and regulations when using the IT services and facilities in the Library.