Borrowing Privileges of HKU staff & students

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

 

 

Status Type of Material Loan Period Total No. of Items
Academic Staff

Professional and Senior Administrative Staff

Research Staff

Books 180 days 400
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 180 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 180 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 180 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
Honorary Staff 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
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
HKU Non-academic staff 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
Technicians Books 60 days 60
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
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
HKU Postgraduates Books 120 days 180
Old reference books in closed stacks storage 14 days
Requested items with additional holds 16 days
Requested items with no additional holds 120 days
Pamphlets 7 days
Pamphlets in closed stacks storage 120 days
Best sellers 14 days
Reserve materials 2 hours,
1 day,
2 days, or
1 week
Scores 120 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
HKU Undergraduates Books 60 days 60
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.