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Online Application Form for HKU SPACE Part-time Student Library Card



Eligible HKU SPACE part-time students of designated courses should receive the library card application letters from HKU SPACE.


Card Information

Part-time students will be offered the Borrower’s or Reader’s cards as indicated on the library card application letters. Type of access and card validity will vary depending on programs or courses.

New application
Renewal application

Card type Library Privileges
Borrower’s card Borrowing Privileges
Remote access to selected e-resources (HKU SPACE)
Reader’s card On-site reading and access to e-resources

1. The Reader’s card does not carry borrowing or remote access privileges to electronic resources. If you wish to upgrade your membership, please contact your program coordinator before submitting the online application.
2. Some of the licensed e-resources are restricted to current HKU staff, students and/or SPACE users. View details of e-resources access at http://sunzi.lib.hku.hk/ER/.



  • Part-time students should submit the online application for card issuance before the application deadline as indicated in the library card application letter.
  • If an application is incomplete or not successful, the applicant will receive a cancellation email with further instructions.
  • The library card will be issued after 10 working days upon submission of an online application. Applicant should collect the card in person at the Enquiries Counter on the 2/F of the Main Library.
  • Check Service hours for card collection
  • For enquiries, please contact 3917-5945 or libcards@hku.hk.


Terms and Conditions

1. An individual is entitled to the library privileges of one user category only.
2. All members must abide by the policies, rules and regulations of the Libraries.
3. The replacement fee for a lost or damaged card is $150. Card replacements should be completed on-site.

I confirm that I have read and accepted the terms and conditions accompanied with this application and the rules and regulations of the HKU Libraries.


Information gathered in this form/agreement is in accordance with Libraries’ PICS at http://lib.hku.hk/general/personal.html, and will only be kept while your Library record is valid.