Licensed electronic resources, such as databases, e-books, e-journals, e-videos, are on restricted access. As such, user authentication is required for remote access.
In general, current HKU staff and students are allowed full access upon successful login with their HKU Portal UID and PIN. Current HKU Distance Learners in Mainland China should login with their Library Card Number and PIN.
HKU SPACE staff and students holding a HKUL Borrower’s Card can gain access to a selected collection of electronic resources. HKU SPACE staff should login with their HKU Portal UID and PIN while eligible SPACE students should use their Library Card Number and PIN.
Circle of Friends (CoF) Platinum Members should login with their Library Card Number and PIN for accessing their selected list of e-resources.
- As of 1 October 2010, access to the library resources through the HKUPPP dial-up service (the telephone line) will no longer be supported.
- Access to selected resources for HKU SPACE users and CoF Platinum members may be changed by the University Libraries without prior notice.