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Off-Campus Access to E-Resources

All MPI active staff and students are able to access to the Library subscribed e-resources (such as e-databases, e-journals & e-books) from outside the MPI campus with their own NetID account (same as your MPI e-mail login name and password).

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Study Room Reservation

The Library has three study rooms and fourteen study cubicles for all MPI staff and students to do academic research or course-related study. Network connection, notebook computers, Apple TVs and audio-visual equipment are also available in the Study Rooms. Please consult with the Library staff for details.

Regulations for the Use of the Library Study Rooms
Regulations for the Use of the Library Study Cubicles

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Tablet Computers Loan

In order to help MPI full-time academic staff, administrative staff and currently enrolled students of degree programs to gain familiarity with new information technology to fully explore MPI Library electronic resources and the Internet, MPI Library is pleased to provide the tablet computers (5 iPad Pro & 5 iPad Air2) loan service for in-house use only. Please refer to the Library Tablet Computers Loan Regulations for more information.

Tablet Computer Check-out Form
Library Tablet Computers Loan Regulations

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Self-Service Photocopying/Printing/Scanning

Self-service photocopying/printing is available in the Library. Readers may use the store value copier card or their "MacauPass" smartcard to make photocopies and to print from network. The store value copier cards are available for purchase from the vending machines. Each blank card costs MOP10.00. Readers may add the desired value onto the card through the Coin Loading Unit. The amount and the times of value adding are unlimited. The charges for the self-service photocopying/printing are as below:

 "MacauPass" SmartcardStore Value Copier Card
Network Printing
Network Printing
B&W A4MOP 0.30 /pageMOP 0.20 /pageMOP 0.30 /page
B&W A3MOP 0.50 /pageMOP 0.50 /pageMOP 0.60 /page
Color A4MOP 3.00 /pageMOP 3.00 /pageMOP 3.00 /page
Color A3MOP 5.00 /pageMOP 5.00 /pageMOP 6.00 /page

Dedicated scanning stations may be found in the Library. The photocopying/printing machine also incorporates free scanning services, where readers may scan and email documents.

Main LibraryScanner Locations
Multimedia Section1 high-resolution color scanner
1 high-speed document scanner
1 scanner
1 color photocopying/printing/scanning machine (Copier #5)
2F2 color photocopying/printing/scanning machines (Copier #2,4)
1 "Scan to Email" machine
3F1 "Scan to Email" machine

All users, when reproducing library materials, should strictly observe copyright laws. Users are fully responsible for any legal consequences arising from infringement of applicable copyright law.

The Copyright Law of Macau SAR (Portuguese)

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Acquisitions Suggestions

Academic staff may recommend titles pertaining to their teaching and research areas through using the Recommendation Forms or "Book Recommendation System". All requisitions must be approved by the School Director/Department Head and accepted by the Librarian after careful deliberation. In addition, a requested item must be affordable within the Library acquisition budget. Other users may also suggest new titles to the Library by filling in the "Library Materials Request Form" or using the "Book Recommendation System". Consideration of acceptance mainly depends on our collection development policy and the library budget.

Book Recommendation System

Library Materials Request Form
Printed Books/Periodicals Recommendation Form (Designated for School/Depts Use Only )
Non-Book Materials Recommendation Form (Designated for School/Depts Use Only )

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Interlibrary Cooperation

Macao Polytechnic Institute has the cooperative protocols with the libraries listed below. MPI Library users may access to the cooperative libraries using a valid MPI staff card, student card, or Library card.

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