Borrowing

Registered library borrower card holders, excluding holders of Reader Cards, can enjoy different levels of borrowing privileges to support their teaching, learning and research.

Member Category    
Loan Period
Loan Quota Hold Request Quota Books Teaching Reseources Media Reserve
A
Council Members

Academic Staff & Administrative Staff of Equivalent Status

Departmental Library Card Holders

Students (Postgraduate Degrees)

Honorary Members
80 items 20 items 90 days 14 days 14 days 7 days
B
Staff Other Than Academic Staff & Administrative Staff of Equivalent Status

Students

Retired Staff
50 items 20 items 30 days 14 days 14 days 7 days
C
Spouses of Regular Staff

Child Dependants of Regular Staff

Alumni

Students of EdUHK Self-funded Non-credit Bearing Programmes
15 items 5 items 30 days 14 days 14 days 3 hrs
D
JULAC Card Holders

All Other External Members with Borrowing Privileges
10 items N/A 30 days 14 days 3 hrs 3 hrs

Notes:
1. Three-hour loan media and reserve items are for in-library use only.
2. The initial loan periods of 14-day, 30-day and 90-day loan items will be reduced to 7 days, 15 days and
    30 days respectively if the items have been held by other users when the items are being checked out.
3. Borrowers must return their loan items before the expiry of their library membership.