Borrowing Privileges of HKU staff & students

The following library users have remote access rights to all electronic resources via HKU Libraries Homepage.


 

  • Academic Staff, Professional & Senior Administrative Staff and Research Staff

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 180 days 1080 days 400
Score 180 days 1080 days
Recall items 14 days -
Old reference books
in closed stacks storage
14 days 84 days
Pamphlets 7 days 42 days
Pamphlets
in closed stacks storage
180 days 1080 days
Best sellers 14 days 84 days
Reserve materials 3 hours #
1 day
2 days
7 days
-
6 days
12 days
42 days
Current serials 1 day 6 days
Bound serials  14 days 84 days
Psychological Tests 14 days 84 days
HKALL 30 days 90 days 30
Audio-visual materials 7 days #
14 days
42 days
84 days
6
Equipment * Same day loan (30 mins before the closing of the library) - 1
* Includes laptops, tablets, headphones and AV cables & adapters
# The loan period of movies and popular films is determined by respective teaching staff and the AV Librarian with a length ranging from 3 hours to 7 days.
 

 

  • Honorary Staff

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 24
Score 60 days 360 days
Recall items 14 days -
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days 84 days
Pamphlets 7 days 42 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days 360 days
Best sellers 14 days 84 days
Reserve materials 3 hours #
1 day
2 days
7 days
-
6 days
12 days
42 days
Current serials 1 day 6 days
Bound serials  14 days 84 days
Psychological Tests 14 days 84 days
HKALL 15 days 45 days 15
Audio-visual materials 7 days #
14 days
42 days
84 days
6
Equipment * Same day loan (30 mins before
the closing of the library)
- 1
* Includes laptops, tablets, headphones and AV cables & adapters
# The loan period of movies and popular films is determined by respective teaching staff and the AV Librarian with a length ranging from 3 hours to 7 days.
 
  • Non-academic Staff

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 24
Score 60 days 360 days
Recall items 14 days -
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days 84 days
Pamphlets 7 days 42 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days 360 days
Best sellers 14 days 84 days
Reserve materials 3 hours #
1 day
2 days
7 days
-
6 days
12 days
42 days
Psychological Tests 14 days 84 days
HKALL 15 days 45 days 15
Audio-visual materials 7 days #
14 days
42 days
84 days
6
Equipment * Same day loan (30 mins before
the closing of the library)
- 1
* Includes laptops, tablets, headphones and AV cables & adapters
# The loan period of movies and popular films is determined by respective teaching staff and the AV Librarian with a length ranging from 3 hours to 7 days.
 

 

  • Technicians

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 24
Score 60 days 360 days
Recall items 14 days -
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days 84 days
Pamphlets 7 days 42 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days 360 days
Best sellers 14 days 84 days
Reserve materials 3 hours #
1 day
2 days
7 days
-
6 days
12 days
42 days
Current serials 1 day 6 days
Bound serials  14 days 84 days
Psychological Tests 14 days 84 days
HKALL 15 days 45 days 15
Audio-visual materials 7 days #
14 days
42 days
84 days
6
Equipment * Same day loan (30 mins before
the closing of the library)
- 1
* Includes laptops, tablets, headphones and AV cables & adapters
# The loan period of movies and popular films is determined by respective teaching staff and the AV Librarian with a length ranging from 3 hours to 7 days.
 

 

  • Postgraduates

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 180 days 1080 days 180
Score 180 days 1080 days
Recall items 14 days -
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days 84 days
Pamphlets 7 days 42 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 180 days 1080 days
Best sellers 14 days 84 days
Reserve materials 3 hours #
1 day
2 days
7 days
-
6 days
12 days
42 days
Current serials 1 day 6 days
Bound serials  14 days 84 days
Psychological Tests 14 days 84 days
HKALL 30 days 90 days 15
Audio-visual materials 7 days #
14 days
42 days
84 days
6
Equipment * Same day loan (30 mins before
the closing of the library)
- 1
* Includes laptopstablets, headphones and AV cables & adapters
# The loan period of movies and popular films is determined by respective teaching staff and the AV Librarian with a length ranging from 3 hours to 7 days.
 
  • Undergraduates

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 60
Score 60 days 360 days
Recall items 14 days -
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days 84 days
Pamphlets 7 days 42 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 60 days 360 days
Best sellers 14 days 84 days
Reserve materials 3 hours #
1 day
2 days
7 days
-
6 days
12 days
42 days
Bound serials  3 days 18 days
Psychological Tests 14 days 84 days
HKALL 15 days 45 days 15
Audio-visual materials 7 days #
14 days
42 days
84 days
6
Equipment * Same day loan (30 mins before
the closing of the library)
- 1
* Includes laptopstablets, headphones and AV cables & adapters
# The loan period of movies and popular films is determined by respective teaching staff and the AV Librarian with a length ranging from 3 hours to 7 days.