Overdue Fines Resume from 3rd May 2022

As the Library has resumed normal opening hours on 19th April 2022, counting of overdue fines will be resumed from 3rd May 2022.

You are advised to renew your borrowed items on time or return the overdue items before 3rd May 2022, in order not to incur overdue fines.

If you need further assistance, please contact us via email (libinfo@hksyu.edu) or call 2806-5113 during Library opening hours.




如需協助,請電郵到(libinfo@hksyu.edu) 或於圖書館開放時間內致電2806-5113聯絡我們。

Special Arrangements during Library Closure

1. Key Library’s Online Services:

Zoom a librarian – Provide one-to-one sessions to support students’ and colleagues’ academic works; 

Inquiry Chatbot: Pang Pang Check (Right bottom of the website) – Answer your general questions immediately; 

Discover@ShueYan – Discover our e-resources online and reach the full-text ebooks and journal articles. If you would like to borrow normal loan books or bound journals, you can search Discover@ShueYan for the titles and then submit your request online. You can pick up hold items at Library G/F on Tuesday or Thursday, from 1pm to 4pm. 

Research guides (Subject-based) – Provide a list of recommendation keywords/databases to begin your research; 

User manuals – Databases online guidelines and library user education; 

Library’s FB / IG – Keep in touch with our latest information. 

2. Special Arrangements in the pandemic period: 

No Overdue Fines: overdue fines incurred from 22nd January 2022 until further notice will be waived. Even though you might still receive our return notification email, the Library will not charge any overdue fines for this period; 

Online Renew: you can renew your loans in My Circulation Record. Please note that all normal-loan Library books are subject to be recalled, and they cannot be renewed; 

Return items via book drop: please use Return Drop Boxes for Library books or audio-visual materials at Library G/F Entrance. 

If you need further assistance, please emaillibinfo@hksyu.edu 

Stay Healthy and Stay Connected. 

Service updates on External Reader Cards

From 1st December 2021, the External Reader Card of City University of Hong Kong Library is no longer available. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

The below new External Reader Cards are available for the HKSYU staff and students:

External Reader Cards of other academic libraries are available for borrowing at G/F Counter of the Library.

For details, please refer to Library webpage: https://www.hksyu.edu.hk/lib/index.php?forceDT=true&page=services.htm#ReaderCard

Library Notice – Friendly Advice to Fourth Year Students

  1. If you would like to apply for deposit refund, please fill in a form for refunding deposit and go to Library G/F or 3/F counter to proceed. (Service at 3/F counter will end after 31st July 2021)
  2. Before proceeding application, you should clear library accounts by (a) Returning all items on loan (if any), and (b) Paying the fine (if any);
  3. To check status of a library account, please login at our Primo web page: https://bit.ly/3hAaeEj.
  4. After account clearing, the form will be stamped by library staff. You will immediately lose borrowing privileges and remote access right of online databases (normal expiry date is 31st August 2021). You can still enjoy reading and using facilities in the Library until 31st December 2021.
  5. If you wish to continue using library service, you may apply for an alumni card. For details, please visit the web page https://www.hksyu.edu.hk/lib/alumni or contact library staff.

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30th June 2021

Back-Issue Magazines Sale: Rewind to 2015 – 2018

The Library launch a new selling program “Back-Issue Magazines Sale”. There is a total of 9 title magazines that published from 2015 to 2018 are available on this bookshelf, and the title includes 明報周刊、雅舍、孤獨星球、野外動向、新假期、突然一周 、壹周刊 、U magazine and 竉物閑情.

This shelf is located near the 2/F counter, and the selling price is shown as below table:

5 元一本
• 月刊、雙月刊、季刊
• 不適用於週刊
$5 for 1 issue
• For monthly magazines, bi-monthly magazine, quarterly magazine
• Not applicable for weekly magazines
• 週刊必須要一套購買
(一套週刊 = 同月出版的所有期數)
• 一套必須是同名的期刊
$10 for 1 set
• Weekly magazines must buy 1 set
(1 set of weekly magazines = all publications in the same month)
• One set must be the same journal title

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