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 200 items, and the loan periods are listed below.
  • POSTGRADUATES may borrow a maximum of 140 items the loan periods are listed below.
  • UNDERGRADUATES may borrow a maximum of 100 items the loan periods are listed below.
CATEGORIES
MATERIALS
QUOTA
LOAN PERIOD
RENEWAL
FINES
STAFFBooks200180 days*90 days
(6 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials$2/day
AV Materials2021 days14 days
(once)
$2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes3 hoursN/A$2/hour
Bound Serials (Prefix P)107 daysN/A$2/day
Reserves (Books & Special Collection)3 hoursN/A$2/hour
Teaching References1030 daysN/A$1.5/hour
Notebook Computers & Tablets14 hoursN/A$30/hour
POSTGRADUATESBooks140120 days60 days
(6 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials$2/day
AV Materials2014 days7 days
(once)
$2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes3 hoursN/A$2/hour
Bound Serials (Prefix P)107 daysN/A$2/day
Reserves (Books & Special Collection)3 hoursN/A$2/hour
Notebook Computers & Tablets14 hoursN/A$30/hour
UNDERGRADUATESBooks10090 days30 days
(6 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials$2/day
AV Materials207 days7 days
(once)
$2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes3 hoursN/A$2/hour
Bound Serials (Prefix P)85 daysN/A$2/day
Reserves (Books & Special Collection)3 hoursN/A$2/hour
Notebook Computers & Tablets14 hoursN/A$30/hour
ALUMNI
(BORROWER)
Books1030 days30 days
(3 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials$2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes33 hoursN/A$2/hour
Reserves (Books & Special Collection)53 hoursN/A$2/hour
STAFF
FAMILY
Books1030 days30 days
(3 times)
$1.5/day
Accompanied Materials$2/day
Reserves, Kits (AV) & Local TV Programmes33 hoursN/A$2/hour
Reserves (Books & Special Collection)53 hoursN/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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