The importance of library to learning, teaching and research is clearly demonstrated at PolyU. The Library resources are well utilised by our students and staff members. The latest annual data* shows the most borrowed/requested printed books and downloaded e-books by the PolyU users.
*The data was collected from ExLibris Analytics in April 2019.

Top 10 most borrowed printed books in the PolyU Library in 2018

Rank Title Author Call Number
1  Essentials of corporate finance Ross, Stephen A. HG4026 .R6762 2015
2  Corporate finance Ross, Stephen A. HG4026 .R6752 2015
3  Taxation in Hong Kong: a practical guide 2017/18 Wong, Percy  HJ3001 .W66 2017
4  New era of management in a globalized world: an Asian perspective Lim, Ghee Soon HD70.A7 L55 2015
5  Financial modeling Benninga, Simon HG173 .B46 2014
6  Designing and managing the supply chain: concepts, strategies, and case studies Simchi-Levi, David HF5415.7 .S425 2008
7  Corporate finance Ross, Stephen A. HG4026 .R675 2010
8  Computerized accounting using MYOB Li, David C. HF5679 .L457 2004
9  Foundations of economics Bade, Robin HB171.5 .B155 2018
10  Hong Kong company law Stott, Vanessa KNR97.9 .S76 2015

Top 10 most downloaded e-books from major e-book publishing platforms in the PolyU Library in 2018

Rank Title Publisher Publication Date ISBN
1  Who's who in the world 2016 Marquis Who's Who LLC 2016 978-0-8379-1156-4
2  Popular culture: introductory perspectives Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015 978-1-4422-4217-3
3  SFPE handbook of fire protection engineering Springer 2016 978-1-4939-2564-3
4  Globalization and cultural self-awareness Springer 2015 978-3-662-46647-6
5  Introduction to service engineering John Wiley and Sons 2010 978-0-470-56962-7
6  Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate Springer 2018 978-981-10-6189-9
7  Engineering the Human Springer 2013 978-3-642-35095-5
8  Cost of capital: applications and examples John Wiley and Sons 2014 978-1-118-84678-0
9  Making maps: a visual guide to map design for GIS Guilford Publications 2016 978-1-462-50998-0
10  Shipbroking and chartering practice Informa Law 2017 978-1-138-82694-6

Top 10 most requested printed books in the PolyU Library in 2018