To support the University's learning and teaching, and research activities, the Library houses extensive collections on a wide range of disciplines and arranges them using the Library of Congress Classification Scheme:

As a part of the Library's collections, a multitude of electronic resources including e-books, full-text electronic journal titles, theses, newspapers and self-directed learning resources are available for on and off-campus access. In addition, over 64,000 journal articles and conference papers published by PolyU academic staff and researchers are accessible via the PolyU Institutional Research Archive.