Loan Privileges

Loan Privileges of:

 

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Hold Maximum Renewal Fines
Undergraduate
&
Sub-Degree
Students

 

Non-academic
&
General Grade
Staff

Books 28 days 30 10 (including PolyU books and AV items (7-day loan) 84 days* $2/day
AV Items + General movies & other AV items: 7 days 5 21 days* $5/day
Popular movies & drama series: 3 days Nil Nil
Reserve Books 24 hours 4 Nil Nil $2/hour
7 days $2/day
HKALL Books # 15 days 15 (quota includes both loans & holds at any one time) 45 days* $2/day
i-Space digital equipment: Please click here for details.

# HKALL books are for use by current PolyU staff and students on all programmes leading to PolyU awards only.
+ Some AV items have been restricted to in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restrictions, technical limitations or at the request of teaching staff.
Items may be renewed any number of times from the date of the initial check-out until the due date reaches the limit of the “maximum renewal” period, if the item is not recalled or requested by another user. Late returns / renewals are liable to fines.

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Hold Maximum Renewal Fines
Postgraduate
Students
Books 1 term§
(Due one week before a new semester starts)
60 15 (including PolyU books and AV items (7-day loan) N/A ^ $2/day
AV Items + General movies & other AV items: 7 days 8 21 days* $5/day
Popular movies & drama series: 3 days Nil Nil
Reserve Books 60 hours 6 Nil Nil $2/hour
7 days $2/day
HKALL Books # 30 days 15 (quota includes both loans & holds at any one time) 90 days* $2/day
i-Space digital equipment: Please click here for details.

# HKALL books are for use by current PolyU staff and students on all programmes leading to PolyU awards only.
+ Some AV items have been restricted to in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restrictions, technical limitations or at the request of teaching staff.
* Items may be renewed any number of times from the date of the initial check-out until the due date reaches the limit of the “maximum renewal” period, if the item is not recalled or requested by another user. Late returns / renewals are liable to fines.
§ Due for return one week before a new semester starts. All loans are subject to recall.
^ N/A: Renewal of term loan items is available 1 month before the term loan due date if no requests or recall on the items. Due date of successful renewals would be the next term loan due date.

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Hold Maximum Renewal Fines
Academic,
Research,
and
Administrative
Staff of
Equivalent
Status
Books 1 term§
(Due one week before a new semester starts)
60 15 (including PolyU books and AV items (7-day loan) N/A ^ $2/day
AV Items + General movies & other AV items: 7 days 8 21 days* $5/day
Popular movies & drama series: 3 days Nil Nil
Reserve Books 60 hours 6 Nil Nil $2/hour
7 days $2/day
HKALL Books # 30 days 30 (quota includes both loans & holds at any one time) 90 days* $2/day
i-Space digital equipment: Please click here for details.

# HKALL books are for use by current PolyU staff and students on all programmes leading to PolyU awards only.
+ Some AV items have been restricted to in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restrictions, technical limitations or at the request of teaching staff.
* Items may be renewed any number of times from the date of the initial check-out until the due date reaches the limit of the “maximum renewal” period, if the item is not recalled or requested by another user. Late returns / renewals are liable to fines.
§ Due for return one week before a new semester starts. All loans are subject to recall.
^ N/A: Renewal of term loan items is available 1 month before the term loan due date if no requests or recall on the items. Due date of successful renewals would be the next term loan due date.

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Hold Maximum Renewal* Fines
Eligible Retired
Academic Staff
Books 1 term§
(Due one week before a new semester starts)
60 15 (including PolyU books and AV items (7-day loan) N/A ^ $2/day
AV Items + General movies & other AV items: 7 days 8 21 days* $5/day
Popular movies & drama series: 3 days Nil Nil
Reserve Books 60 hours 6 Nil Nil $2/hour
7 days $2/day

+ Some AV items have been restricted to in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restrictions, technical limitations or at the request of teaching staff.
* Items may be renewed any number of times from the date of the initial check-out until the due date reaches the limit of the “maximum renewal” period, if the item is not recalled or requested by another user. Late returns / renewals are liable to fines.
§ Due for return one week before a new semester starts. All loans are subject to recall.
^ N/A: Renewal of term loan items is available 1 month before the term loan due date if no requests or recall on the items. Due date of successful renewals would be the next term loan due date.

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Hold Maximum Renewal Fines
Eligible Retired
General Grade
Staff
Books 28 days 30 10 (including PolyU books and AV items (7-day loan) 84 days* $2/day
AV Items + General movies & other AV items: 7 days 5 21 days* $5/day
Popular movies & drama series: 3 days Nil Nil
Reserve Books 24 hours 4 Nil Nil $2/hour
7 days $2/day

+ Some AV items have been restricted to in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restrictions, technical limitations or at the request of teaching staff.
Items may be renewed any number of times from the date of the initial check-out until the due date reaches the limit of the “maximum renewal” period, if the item is not recalled or requested by another user. Late returns / renewals are liable to fines.

User Type Material Type Loan Period Loan Quota Hold Maximum Renewal Fines
Alumni
(With Library Card)

 

Secondary School Teachers

 

Special Borrowers

 

JULAC Staff and Postgraduate Students
Books 28 days 15 5 (including books and AV items (7-day loan)) 84 days* $2/day
AV Items + General movies & other AV items: 7 days 2 21 days* $5/day
Popular movies & drama series: 3 days Nil Nil
Reserve Books 24 hours 4 Nil Nil $2/hour
7 days $2/day

+ Some AV items have been restricted to in-house use only due to very high user demand, copyright restrictions, technical limitations or at the request of teaching staff.
Items may be renewed any number of times from the date of the initial check-out until the due date reaches the limit of the “maximum renewal” period, if the item is not recalled or requested by another user. Late returns / renewals are liable to fines.