Current Library service arrangements

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SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT (until further notice)
To comply with campus arrangements during the current coronavirus outbreak,
only one user can use the room at a time. Either PC or iMac can be used.

The Data Analysis Room is established for library users to perform data analysis. Max one user per workstation at a time.

For Quantitative Analysis:

  • OriginPro
  • SPSS
  • Stata
  • uMiner

For Presentation / Visualization

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • ArcGIS
  • Tableau Desktop

For Qualitative Analysis:

  • MaxQDA
  • NVivo

Data Analysis Room

Go here for a full list of data software with version information.


The workstations can be reserved by:

  • HKBU / SCE full-time teaching staff
  • HKBU / SCE full-time research assistant professors
  • HKBU / SCE full-time postgraduate students (who has a valid SSOid account)
  • HKBU / SCE part-time postgraduate students (who has a valid SSOid account)


  • Bookings should be done online
  • Individual use only ; one person at a time
  • Reservations up to 4 hours
  • One reservation per day
  • Unclaimed reservations will be released automatically after 20 minutes, and the applicants will not be able to book the same type of facility on the same day. Therefore, you are encouraged to cancel your reservation before the booking time if you know you cannot arrive on time.

Walk-in users: 

  • Walk-in users are welcome to check the availability of the workstations at MLC counter
  • When there are walk-in users, any person currently occupying the workstation without prior reservation should leave immediately

Check In / Check Out

Upon check in, please:

  • Swipe your staff/student card at the check-in reader outside the room

After using the workstation, please:

  • Turn off the PC
  • Return all furniture to their original positions
  • Remember to take all your personal belongings

Conduct of Users

  • Keep the room neat and tidy
  • Valuables should not be left unattended in the room. Under no circumstances shall the Library be held responsible for any loss or damage to personal items
  • Unattended items left after your reservation period may be removed by library staff without prior notice
  • Take note of the Library’s Conduct of Users. Please respect other library users and refrain from engaging in undesirable behaviour.

For further questions, please contact Digital and Multimedia Services Section at or 3411-5239. Thank you for your cooperation!

Last updated: 06 April 2020