Loan Quota and Period

A valid staff or student identity card must be presented when borrowing materials. Most of the Library materials can be borrowed or returned at the G/F Circulation Counter. AV materials located at the Learning Commons should be borrowed at the 6/F Service Counter. Your card cannot be transferred to other users.
  • STAFF may borrow a maximum of 140 items, and the loan periods are listed below.
  • POSTGRADUATES may borrow a maximum of 110 items the loan periods are listed below.
  • UNDERGRADUATES may borrow a maximum of 80 items the loan periods are listed below.
CATEGORIES
MATERIALS
QUOTA
LOAN PERIOD
RENEWAL
FINES
STAFF Books 140 180 days* 90 days
(6 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials $2/day
AV Materials 20 21 days 14 days x1 $2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes 3 hours N/A $2/hour
Bound Serials (Prefix P) 10 7 days N/A $2/day
Reserves (Books & Special Collection) 3 hours N/A $2/hour
Notebook Computers & Tablets 1 4 hours N/A $30/hour
Teaching References 10 30 days N/A $1.5/hour
POSTGRADUATES Books 110 90 days 30 days
(4 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials $2/day
AV Materials 20 14 days 7 days x1 $2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes 3 hours N/A $2/hour
Bound Serials (Prefix P) 10 7 days N/A $2/day
Reserves (Books & Special Collection) 3 hours N/A $2/hour
Notebook Computers & Tablets 1 4 hours N/A $30/hour
UNDERGRADUATES Books 80 60 days 30 days
(4 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials $2/day
AV Materials 20 7 days 7 days x1 $2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes 3 hours N/A $2/hour
Bound Serials (Prefix P) 8 5 days N/A $2/day
Reserves (Books & Special Collection) 3 hours N/A $2/hour
Notebook Computers & Tablets 1 4 hours N/A $30/hour
ALUMNI
(BORROWER)
Books 10 30 days 30 days
(3 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials $2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes 3 3 hours N/A $2/hour
Reserves (Books & Special Collection) 5 3 hours N/A $2/hour
STAFF
FAMILY
Books 10 30 days 30 days
(3 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials $2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes 3 3 hours N/A $2/hour
Reserves (Books & Special Collection) 5 3 hours N/A $2/hour

* Academic staff can extend 180-day normal loan items to 365 days (with no renewal) for teaching purpose on up to 10 items.

The user also can hold the checked-out BOOKS though the WebOPAC

STAFF
STUDENT
MAX. HOLD ITEMS
20
10
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