Circulation and Document Delivery

Online Renewal

Users can renew loans online from MyAccount@HKUL on the Library homepage. Detailed instructions here.

Most items can be renewed online except if they are:

  • Requested by another user
  • 2-hour loan items
  • Renewed more than 14 days before the due date
  • Renewed more than 5 times
  • HKALL items renewed more than 2 times

How to renew items online?

  1. Access your circulation record from MyAccount@HKUL on the Library homepage
  2. Select “View your circulation record
  3. Login
    • HKU Staff and Students: Enter your HKU Portal ID and PIN. (If you do not have a Portal ID and PIN or have forgotten yours, please refer to the Information Technology Services web page).
    • Other library users (including SPACE, alumni, Circle of Friends, distance learners in Mainland China and JULAC users): Enter your Library Card Number and PIN (First time users can set up a PIN here. The PIN can range from 5 to 15 digits or letters. If you have forgotten your PIN, please go to the Enquiries Counter on 2/F Main Library. Our staff will clear your old PIN so you can set up a new one).
  4. View your record
    • Current loans” indicates the number of items that have been borrowed. Click on the hyperlink to display these items
  5. Renew your items
    • Click “Renew all” or select items to renew and click “Renew selected items
  6. Items renewed
    • A new due date will be displayed if renewal is successful
  7. Logout
    • Click on Logout to exit your circulation record