Borrowing Privileges of Other Patrons

Circle of Friends Platinum card holders have remote access rights to electronic resources (Alumni e-Library) via HKU Libraries Homepage.


 

  • Visiting Scholars and External Borrowers

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 12
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 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 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.
 

 

  • Researchers affiliated with University Joint Ventures

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 12
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
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.
 

 

  • Circle of Friends HKU Graduate Platinum

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 48
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
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.
 

 

  • Circle of Friends Gold and HKU SPACE Graduate Platinum

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
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.
 

 

  • HKU Graduate

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 12
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
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.
 

 

  • HKU Retired Terms of Services I 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
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.
 

 

  • HKU Retired Terms of Services II / III 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
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.
 

 

  • HKU Retired Technician

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
Current serials 1 day 6 days
Bound serials 14 days 84 days
Psychological Tests 14 days 84 days
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.
 

 

  • HKU Staff Spouse / HKU Retired Staff Spouse

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
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.
 

 

  • JULAC Staff and Postgraduate Students

Type of Material Loan Period Maximum Renewal Period Loan Quota
Books 60 days 360 days 12
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
Psychological Tests 14 days 84 days
Equipment * Same day loan (30 mins before the closing of the library) - 1
* Includes laptopstablets, headphones and AV cables & adapters