Facilities for the Disabled
The Library provides the following support facilities and services to the disabled:
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 the disabled are located from G/F to 4/F of Mong Man Wai Library.
One PC workstation (SN3) at the 7 x 24 Learning Centre on G/F of Mong Man Wai Library is specially designed to facilitate Internet browsing by wheelchair users.
Priority service is provided to the disabled at all library counters. Library staff are always happy to offer assistance.
Special Reading Facilities
Reading facilities for the visually impaired 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 Learning Commons, which include:
42″ Large screen display
Closed circuit TV magnifier for books
PC screen magnifying software (ZoomText 10)
Screen reading softwares (JAWS/NDVA/Windows Light)
Braille display set up at SEN Study Rooms
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
All the magnifiers are kept at the MMW Library Circulation Counter, SEN students can check out for 14-day loan.
Facilities for the Hearing Impaired students
Two sets of FM wirless system are available for the hearing impaired students 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 the first floor 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 Mr. Hui at 29486687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for using these SEN Study Rooms.
1st Floor Room for SEN students – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA
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 Mr. Hui at 29486687 or email email@example.com for using these SEN Study Carrel.
Enquiry and Assistance
Please contact Library Circulation Counter at 2948 6658 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.