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Library Survival Guide: Overview

To provide you with an overview of basic library services and where things are located.

Basic Information

Basic Information


 Opening Hours
 Floor Plan 
 Main Contact Points
 Location Maps
 Branch Libraries
Chinese Medicine Library  (CML
Shek Mun Campus Library (SMCL


Library Guides

Library Guides & Workshops

Library has designed many Guides to help students finding information for different subjects and courses.

We also organize various workshops at the beginning of semester to help students build up essential skills to support their study and research.


Need help?

Need help?

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   Visit User Services Counter             (Level 3) 


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Access to the Library

Access our Library

Use your Student ID Card or Student e-card (except Shek Mun Campus Library) to enter the libraries and borrow library materials. 



Borrow & Return Books

Borrow & Return Materials 

Check out library materials at the User Services Counter
(Level 3) during counter service hours.

Visit Borrowing & Returning for more information. 

Loan Quota

Loan Quota & Period

Find out the Loan Quota for different user types. 

The loan period of books in the General Collection for all users is 20 weeks with unlimited renewal unless the book is recalled or requested by other users.  


Held Book Delivery Service

Held Book Delivery Service 

This is a new library service at a fee. Library users can request their held book(s) be delivered by SF Express to their homes or for collection at SF locker location or its stores. 

Check out here for details.




Self Check Machine

Self Check Machine

One Self-Check Machine  is located on Level 3 in the Main Library.

Book Drop Service

Book Drops

The Library provides 24 hour book drops at different locations around campus.

Click for book drop locations and collection times. 

Library Introduction Video

 Introduction Video

My Library Account_2021

My Library Account 


You can check due date and renew your loan items via your library account.
Read "About My Library Account" for more details. 


JULAC Library Card 

Eligible HKBU students and staff can apply for JULAC Library Card (Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee Library Card) to access other UGC-funded libraries. 
Apply online for the JULAC Library Card.


Books not available @ HKBU 

Eligible users can search and request books from other UGC-funded university libraries via HKALL (Hong Kong Academic Library Link) Service. 

Laptop / Macbook / Tablet Loaning Services

Digital Equipments Loaning Service

Main Library

You can borrow Laptops / Macbooks or other computer equipments at the User Services Counter of the Main Library (Level 3). Please note, these laptops are for use within the Library only. You can find out more on the Digital Equipment for loan page. 

Shek Mun Campus Library 

Laptop Loaning Service is also available at the Shek Mun Campus Library.