Comparison between TKT and OUHK


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Comparison between TKT and OUHK

  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Public Services
  3. 3. Target Patron <ul><li>TKT – General Public </li></ul><ul><li>OUHK - Their Students and Staffs Including Teachers </li></ul>
  4. 4. Library Stock and Collection <ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>60,000 volumes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>70 titles of newspaper and periodicals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>120,000 volumes and 1,000 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reserve Collection such as Course Materials, Exam Papers </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Library Regulations <ul><li>Opening Hours </li></ul>Public Holidays Open as normal Thursday Closed Examination Period 9 am – 10 am Public Holiday 10 am to 1 pm Sat. to Sunday 10 am – 10 am Sat. & Sunday 10 am to 5 pm Mon. to Fri. 9 am – 9 pm Mon. to Wed., Friday 10 am to 7 pm OUHK Library TKT Public Library
  6. 6. Library Regulations <ul><li>Quotas </li></ul>Only use in Library 2 hours 2 items - current students of master courses or above Only use in Library 2 hours 3 items - current students of degree courses OUHK – Reserve Collection 2 times 30 days 8 items - current students of master courses or above 2 times 14 days 5 items - current students of degree courses OUHK – General Stocks 5 times 14 days 6 items TKT Max. Re-borrow Times Valid Days each item each time Max. borrow items
  7. 7. Library Regulations <ul><li>Penalty </li></ul><ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult (Books & CD) HKD$1.50/Day (Max $130) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children (Books & CD) HKD$0.50/Day (Max $25) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each Book HKD$3.00/ Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reserve Collection HKD$3.00/ Hour </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Lending & Borrowing Services <ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>has self-charging terminals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reservation service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Return and Book drop service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>no self-charging terminal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reservation service ( pick up of books from Stanley Ho Library ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Return ( return to Stanley Ho Library & Library Book Return Box ) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Other Facilities in the Library <ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Floor plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area of 670 sq. meter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fix shelf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No photocopier </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>400 seats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Floor Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compact Shelves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other equipments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Powerbraille </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LiteTalk </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chroma CCD TV </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photocopiers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Reference / Information Services <ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OPAC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has enquiry desk but no reference librarian </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On-duty reference librarian </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Promotion Services <ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Display / Junior Book Display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storytelling for children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User Education Sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop for new students </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Technical Services
  13. 13. Classification & Cataloging <ul><li>Classify bibliographic items according to their subjects & themes </li></ul>
  14. 14. Classification & Cataloging <ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library of Congress Classification </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dewey Decimal Classification for English items </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>中國國家分類法 for Chinese items </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Comparison of Classification Systems <ul><li>LC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Details in Classification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topic Oriented </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DCC & 中國國家分類法 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hierarchical in nature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to search on shelves </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Shelving <ul><li>Placing books on the stack according to the call number </li></ul>
  17. 17. Shelving in OUHK <ul><li>Inter-shelving of both English and Chinese items </li></ul><ul><li>Beneficial to researchers </li></ul>
  18. 18. Shelving in TKT <ul><li>Chinese Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ascending Numerical Order </li></ul></ul><ul><li>English Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ascending Numerical Order & Alphabetical Order </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shelved independently & separately </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Pros & Cons between TKT & OUHK <ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not to rush to opposite sides of the library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The number of users is more compared to OUHK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Separate the crowd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prevent arguments </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Stock Taking <ul><li>Every half year </li></ul><ul><li>Sample stock taking </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure library materials are properly placed on the shelves </li></ul><ul><li>Match status of OPAC </li></ul>
  21. 21. Weeding <ul><li>Remove damaged, trivial, not suitable and superseded items </li></ul><ul><li>Weeding makes library materials more attractive to readers </li></ul><ul><li>Faster location of books </li></ul><ul><li>No clear rules </li></ul><ul><li>Unpopular materials and older edition books on the shelf </li></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scale of the university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce the number of collections </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Library Automation
  23. 23. Integrated Library System <ul><li>Both OUHK & TKT are currently using Dynix </li></ul><ul><li>OUHK is in the process of upgrading to a new system </li></ul>
  24. 24. OPAC <ul><li>OUHK & HKPL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese & English searching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Various search options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library material status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Borrowing records </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to use different username/password for OPAC </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Electronic Resources <ul><li>HKPL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: WiseNews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Apabi </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Electronic Resources <ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic resources to help users in research & study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: SunDirect </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: ebrary </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of Traditional Chinese Interface </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Internet Services <ul><li>TKT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 computers capable of Internet access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One hour each day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OUHK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>32 computers capable of Internet access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each user is advised to limit usage to 15 minutes </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. OUHK Electronic Library <ul><ul><li>$40 million project completed in 2000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>won the Stockholm Challenge Award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides easy access over the Internet to various e-resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides library services over the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OPAC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to other schools, open universities and public libraries locally and abroad </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. HKPL Website <ul><ul><li>Provides easy access over the Internet to various e-resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides library services over the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OPAC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to 粵港澳圖書館聯機目錄 </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Conclusion