Loan Privileges

 
User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Renewal Fines Hold

Undergraduate
&
Sub-Degree Students

 

 

Non-academic
&
General Grade Staff

 

 

Eligible Retired General Grade Staff

Books

28 days 30 2 $2/day (1-6 days)
$3/day (7-42 days)
10 (including PolyU books, AV items (7-day loan), and HKALL books)

HKALL Books +

15 days 15 (quota includes both loans and holds at any one time) 2

AV Items #

Popular Movies & drama series (3 days) 5 2 (only for items on 7-day loan) $5/day (1-6 days)
$10/day (7-15 days)
Other AV items (7 days)

Reserve Books

24 hours / 7 days 4 Nil Hourly loans: $2/hour;
7-day loans:
$2/day (1-6 days)
$3/day (7-42 days)
Nil

+ - HKALL books are for use by PolyU students and staff only. 

# - Some AV items have been restricted for in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restriction, technical limitation or at the request of teaching staff.

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Renewal Fines Hold

Postgraduate Students

Books

Term loans (i.e. one week before a new semester starts) 60 2 $2/day (1-6 days)
$3/day (7-42 days)
15 (including PolyU books, AV items (7-day loan), and HKALL books)

HKALL Books +

30 days 15 (quota includes both loans and holds at any one time) 2

AV Items #

Popular Movies & drama series (3 days) 8 2 (only for items on 7-day loan) $5/day (1-6 days)
$10/day (7-15 days)
Other AV items (7 days)

Reserve Books

60 hours / 7 days 6 Nil Hourly loans: $2/hour;
7-day loans:
$2/day (1-6 days)
$3/day (7-42 days)
Nil

Research Carrels

1 day 1 Nil $30/day Nil

+ - HKALL books are for use by PolyU students and staff only.

# - Some AV items have been restricted for in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restriction, technical limitation or at the request of teaching staff.

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Renewal Fines Hold

Academic, Research, and Administrative Staff of Equivalent Status

 

 

Eligible Retired Academic Staff

Books

Term loans (i.e. one week before a new semester starts) 60 2 $2/day (1-6 days)
$3/day (7-42 days)
15 (including PolyU books, AV items (7-day loan), and HKALL books)

HKALL Books +

30 days 30 (quota includes both loans and holds at any one time) 2

AV Items # *

Popular Movies & drama series (3 days) 8 2 (only for items on 7-day loan) $5/day (1-6 days)
$10/day (7-15 days)
Other AV items (7 days)

Reserve Books

60 hours / 7 days 6 Nil Hourly loans: $2/hour;
7-day loans:
$2/day (1-6 days)
$3/day (7-42 days)
Nil

Research Carrels

1 day 1 Nil $30/day Nil

+ - HKALL books are for use by PolyU students and staff only.

# - Some AV items have been restricted for in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restriction, technical limitation or at the request of teaching staff.

* - Advance bookings of AV items are available to academic staff for teaching purpose.

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Renewal Fines Hold

Graduates
(With Library Card)

 
Secondary School Teachers
 
 
Special Borrowers
 
 
JULAC Users

Books

28 days 15 2 $2/day (1-6 days)
$3/day (7-42 days)
5 (including books and AV items (7-day loan))

AV Items #

Popular Movies & drama series (3 days) 2 2 (only for items on 7-day loan) $5/day (1-6 days)
$10/day (7-15 days)
Other AV items (7 days)

Reserve Books

24 hours / 7 days 4 Nil Hourly loans: $2/hour;
7-day loans:
$2/day (1-6 days)
$3/day (7-42 days)
Nil

# - Some AV items have been restricted for in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restriction, technical limitation or at the request of teaching staff.