Borrowing Privileges of HKU SPACE staff and students

Following library users have remote access rights to some electronic resources (SPACE).

Status Type of Material Loan Period Total No. of Items
SPACE Academic Staff Books 60 days 80
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 60 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 60 days
HKALL 30 days
Bound serials in closed stacks storage 14 days 6
Open stack bound serials 3 days
Current serials Overnight
Audio-visual materials 14 days # 6*
* 6 audio-visual items from the AV Collection
# For movies and popular films, the loan period ranging from 2 hours to 7 days at the discretion of respective teaching staff and AV Librarian.
Status Type of Material Loan Period Total No. of Items
SPACE Non-academic Staff Books 60 days 20
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 60 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 60 days
HKALL 15 days
Audio-visual materials 14 days # 6*
* 6 audio-visual items from the AV Collection
# For movies and popular films, the loan period ranging from 2 hours to 7 days at the discretion of respective teaching staff and AV Librarian.
Status Type of Material Loan Period Total No. of Items
SPACE Part-time Tutors Books 60 days 24
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 60 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 60 days
HKALL 15 days
Audio-visual materials 14 days # 6*
* 6 audio-visual items from the AV Collection
# For movies and popular films, the loan period ranging from 2 hours to 7 days at the discretion of respective teaching staff and AV Librarian.
Status Type of Material Loan Period Total No. of Items
SPACE Students
Certificate, Diploma, Degree & Higher Degree
Books 60 days 24
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 60 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 60 days
Audio-visual materials 14 days # 6*
* 6 audio-visual items from the AV Collection
# For movies and popular films, the loan period ranging from 2 hours to 7 days at the discretion of respective teaching staff and AV Librarian.
Status Type of Material Loan Period Total No. of Items
IC full-time degree Books 60 days 16
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 60 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 60 days
HKALL 15 days
Audio-visual materials 14 days # 6*
* 6 audio-visual items from the AV Collection
# For movies and popular films, the loan period ranging from 2 hours to 7 days at the discretion of respective teaching staff and AV Librarian.
Status Type of Material Loan Period Total No. of Items
SPACE Community College
Pre-Associate Degree & Associate Degree Year 1

Higher Diploma 3-Year Programmes (Years 1 & 2)

Higher Diploma 2-Year Programmes (Year 1)

Books 60 days 8
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 60 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 60 days
HKALL 15 days
Audio-visual materials 14 days # 6*
* 6 audio-visual items from the AV Collection
# For movies and popular films, the loan period ranging from 2 hours to 7 days at the discretion of respective teaching staff and AV Librarian.
Status Type of Material Loan Period Total No. of Items
SPACE Community College
Associate Degree Year 2

Higher Diploma 3-Year Programmes (Year 3)

Higher Diploma 2-Year Programmes (Year 2)

Books 60 days 12
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 60 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 60 days
HKALL 15 days
Audio-visual materials 14 days # 6*
* 6 audio-visual items from the AV Collection
# For movies and popular films, the loan period ranging from 2 hours to 7 days at the discretion of respective teaching staff and AV Librarian.