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    Library Account and User ID & Password

    Library Account
    You can log in to your library account to:

    • View your Borrower Record
    • Renew items online
    • Make hold request
    • Save your search results or queries in LibSearch for future reference
    • Retrieve more materials from library-subscribed e-resources in LibSearch
    • Access library-subscribed e-resources from off-campus
    • Submit Interlibrary loan requests online
    • Use the Online Book Recommendation service
    Please note that the availability of services depends on your user privilege.
    User ID and Password Format

    The format of User ID and Password of your library account 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 library-subscribed e-resources access right):

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

    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)


    Log into Borrower Record
    • User ID: Retiree card number (all digits)
    • Password: HKID number without the digit in brackets (Default)
    Log into Library's internet workstations
    • User ID: Retiree card number (all digits)
    • Password: "g" + the first 6 digits of retiree card number (Default)

    Library Reader's/Borrower's Ticket holders (OUHK Graduates):

    • User ID: Library ticket number (all digits)
    • Password: "g" + the first 6 digits of student number (Default)


    Special users (without OUHK email account / Nursing tutors):

    • User ID: Library-assigned User ID
    • Password: Library-assigned Password

    Password Management

      Set/Change Password Forgot Password
    Students1 OUHK Single Password Forgot Password
    Staff 2 OUHK Single Password Forgot Password
    Tutors/Instructors OUHK Single Password Forgot Password
    LiPACE students without library-subscribed e-resources access right, Library Borrower's Ticket holders and Special users without OUHK email account Library Account > Borrower Record > Password > Other Users Call 2768 6777 or email to libwww@ouhk.edu.hk for assistance
    Special users (Nursing tutors)
    Library Account Password Call 2768 6777 or email to libwww@ouhk.edu.hk for assistance
             1Including students taking distance learning, full-time, eLearning programmes, or LiPACE students with library e-resources access rights.
             2OUHK staff (full-time, part-time, temporary) with OUHK email account.


    Maintained by: Library ( libwww@ouhk.edu.hk )
    Modified Date: Aug 27, 2020

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