The following collections are housed in closed stacks. Please enquire at the Loan & Return Counter (ext. 6864) for use of closed stack materials.
Standards (Loan & Return Counter, Podium Floor)
Major industrial standards are kept in closed stacks of the Special Collections. Standards are indicated by the abbreviation [STD] before the call number on the OPAC. Indexes and full-text/image version of national and international standards, including the British Standards, ISO Standards, American National Standards, Japanese Industrial Standards etc., are available on the Internet at IHS Standards Expert and the Australian Standards.
Theses & Dissertations (Loan & Return Counter, Podium Floor)
PolyU theses and theses from other sources with restricted access requirement are kept in closed stacks. PolyU theses have the abbreviation [THS] before the call number and may only be consulted in the Library. Users may be required to sign a declaration form before consulting the theses.
Photocopying of theses must be done by Library staff who will make copies for users in strict accordance with the author's instructions and the Hong Kong copyright law. Full-text images of PolyU's doctoral dissertations and master's theses are available from the PolyU Electronic Theses, as well as from "ProQuest Dissertations and Theses".
External Examination Papers (Loan & Return Counter, Podium Floor)
Examination papers of certified examination authorities such as HKAAT, CGLI, etc are kept in closed stacks. Users could borrow the papers from the Loan & Return Counter on P/F for 6-hour in-house use.