Students and staff of the University can use the University ID cards to enter the OUHK Library and borrow Library materials. Borrower categories and borrowing privileges are listed below. University ID cards and Library tickets are not transferable.
* With valid Borrower's Ticket issued by OUHK Library or Tutor Card issued by OUHK Registry
^ Loan period may vary with the nature or playing time of the item
Borrowing and Returning
Circulating materials can be checked out at Circulation Counter or Self Checkout machine and returned at Circulation Counter. Users must use their own University ID cards to check out Library materials. Circulation services will stop 15 minutes before the Library closes.
Overdue and Losses
Borrowers are responsible for returning their loans on or before the due date. Late return of Library materials is subject to an overdue fine and the amount of which is specified in the Library Regulations. For lost or damaged items, borrowers are liable for the cost of replacement plus the shipping and/ or processing fees.
A maximum of four renewals may be made on any loans. Users may renew their loans at the Circulation Counter. Renewal can be made online via the Electronic Library under their own borrower records.
Library materials cannot be renewed if:
● The items concerned are overdue OR
● Maximum renewal limit has been reached OR
● Items are being reserved by other users OR
● Your borrowing right is being suspended.
Making hold requests on Library Materials
Materials that can be requested via Library Catalogue in Electronic Library are General Collection books and their accompanying items (SPM) when all the title's available copies are checked out or reserved by another user. A hold request has to be made in person for all other reserve materials (except SPM) at the Circulation Counter.
Email notices and library newsletter
Current Staff/Students can receive the following Library notices timely through their personal OUHK email account:
i. Pre-overdue reminders
ii. Overdue notices
iii. Book reservation notices
iv. Library Service Update (LSU) – the latest issue
v. Library workshop and other announcements
Night Book Return Box
Library users can return their loan items, excluding materials from interlibrary loan, to the night book return box located at the entrance of the Library after the Library closes.
Library ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Modified Date: Jul 18, 2017