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    Remote Access & PC Setup: User ID and Password

    User ID and Password Format

    You are required to provide your user ID and password when establishing the connection to the E-Library or accessing some of the resources. The format of your ID and password are described below.


    • User ID: Same as your e-mail login name (e.g. "makc" for staff with e-mail address makc@ouhk.edu.hk)
    • Password: OUHK Single Password


    • User ID: "t" + tutor/instructor number (e.g. t123456 for tutor number 123456)
    • Password: OUHK Single Password


    • User ID: "s" + first 7 digits of your student number (e.g. s9876543 for student number 98765432)
    • Password: OUHK Single Password

    LiPACE students (without E-Library privilege):

    • User ID: Student number (all digits without the preceding "s")
    • Password: HKID number without the digit in brackets (Default) / Password set before

    Mainland Programmes students/tutors:

    • User ID: Student= "s" + first 7 digits of student number / Tutor= "t" + tutor number.
    • Password: the first character of the surname plus the first character of the first name plus birthday in "yymmdd" format (e.g. your name is Zhen Xia Bou and birthday is 12 October 1970, and then your password is zx701012)

    Library Reader/Borrower Ticket holders (Graduate or Retiree):

    • User ID: Library ticket number (all digits)
    • Password: "g" + the first 6 digits of student or staff (retiree) numbers / Password set before

    E-Library users without OUHK email account / Nursing tutors:

    • User ID: E-Library user ID
    • Password: E-Library password

    Password Management

       Set/Change Password  Forgot Password
     Students *  OUHK Single Password  Forgot Password
     Staff **  OUHK Single Password  Forgot Password
     Tutors/Instructors  OUHK Single Password  Forgot Password
     E-Library users without OUHK email
     account / Nursing tutors
     E-Library Password  Call 2768 6777 or email to
     libwww@ouhk.edu.hk for assistance
              *Including students taking distance learning, full-time, eLearning programmes, or LiPACE students with E-Library access rights.
               **OUHK staff (full-time, part-time, temp) with OUHK email account.


    Maintained by: Library ( libwww@ouhk.edu.hk )
    Modified Date: Jul 03, 2020

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