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Software Facilities & Guides
Multimedia Learning Center (MLC)
Multimedia Learning Center (MLC) on level 4 of the Library provides various data software for university members to do data analysis or data visualization.
Data Analysis Room
The Data Analysis Room is established for teaching staff and postgraduate students to perform serious and in-depth data analysis or data visualization. Max one user per workstation at a time.
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Collaborative Computer Lab & MLC Open Area
We understand that undergraduate students also need to perform data analysis or visualization, so selected data software applications are also installed in the Collaborative Computer Lab and the open area of Multimedia Learning Center.
Lab Schedule Full list of software provided
Software Availability
Data Analysis Room
Collaborative Computer Lab & MLC open area
For Quantitative Analysis
PC (2 sets)
iMac (1 set)
PC (30 + 13 sets)
Self-help Guide
  • More often used by scientists and engineers
Self-help Guide
  • More often used by scientists and engineers
  • Python IDE used for data science
  • IDE for statistical computing and graphics
Self-help Guide
  • More often used by social scientists
  • Available for SSO users only
(with Process and AMOS)
(with Process and AMOS)
Self-help Guide
  • More often used by social scientists
(v. 14)
  • Used to analyze HK online news and social media data
For Qualitative Analysis
Self-help Guide
  • A web-based text reading and analysis environment
  • For textual data mining
Self-help Guide
  • For textual data mining
(Computer Lab only)
For Presentation / Visualization
  • Used to create graphics and videos
(MLC public area only)
  • GIS software
  • Used to analyze and present spatial or geographic data
Self-help Guide
  • For data visualization
  • Used to create static or interactive images from data
For further questions, please contact Digital and Multimedia Services Section at libms@hkbu.edu.hk or 3111-5239. Thank you for your cooperation!
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