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This group includes faculty, emeritus faculty, research staff, academic equivalent staff and retired scholars.

Borrowing Privileges

Loan limits for different formats of materials: 10 for Media, 3 for Reserve and 1 for Kindle. Total loan limit is 150 items.

Hold limit is 20 items.

HKALL loan & hold limit is 30 items.

Materials Loan Period Renewal 2, 3 Max. Loan Period
Book 1 8 weeks Yes 336 days
HKALL 30 days Yes 90 days
Bound Periodicals 7 days Yes  14 days
Current Periodicals 1 day No  1 day
Reserve 2 hours, 1 day, 3 & 7 days No  2 hours, 1 day, 3 & 7 days
Kindle 14 days Yes  42 days
Media 7 days Yes  21 days
Media Reserve 3 hours No  3 hours
Reference 7 days Yes 14 days
Special Collection 4
7 days Yes  14 days
  1. All book loans are subject to recall.
  2. Borrowed items may be renewed at any time during the loan period unless requested by another user.
  3. Users should keep in mind the new due date after renewal. Each material has its maximum loan period.
  4. Only recent publications that support the rare materials circulate.
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last modified 19 July 2017