Location of Items in the Main Library
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Books
Collection Call number Location in Library
General (English) 001 - 261 Level 4
262 - 372 Level 5
373 - 999 Level 6
General (Chinese) 001 - 999 ;
A - Z ;
LargeSet
Level 7
Reference Books (English) R 001 - R 999 Level 4
Reference Books (Chinese) R 001 - R 999 ;
R A - R Z
Reference Hong Kong RHK
Oversize Books --
Popular Books (With Location "Popular Books") Level 2
Course Readings Collection (With Location "Course Reading-XXHr") Request at the User Services Counter (Level 3)


Serials
Collection Call number Location in Library
English Bound Periodicals (older issues) S 001 - S 745.1 Level 5
S 745.2 - S 999 Level 6
Chinese Bound Periodicals (older issues) S 001 - S 999 ;
S A - S Z
Level 6
Current Periodicals (latest issues) S 001 - S 999 ;
S A - S Z
Level 4
Current Newspapers -- Level 2
Leisure Magazines -- Level 2


Multimedia
Collection Call number Location in Library
Audio-Visual Materials AV, AVD, AVI Multimedia Learning Centre
(Level 4)
Microfilms, Microfiches MF, MFC
Course Readings in Multimedia Format (With Location "Multimedia Course Reading-XXHr") Request at the User Services Counter (Level 3)


Special Collections & Archives
Collection Call number Location in Library
Archives on the History of Christianity in China AHC Special Collections & Archives
(Level 4)
Contemporary China Research Collection CC
University Archives RBC
Personal Papers RG.
SCA Microfilms, Microfiches MF, MFC


In-Storage
Collection Call number Available at:
In-Storage Books Start with a sequence number "A", "B", or "X" Request online:
The estimated time to fulfil requests is 2 working days* (excluding weekends and public holidays). A pick-up notification email will be sent accordingly.

OR

Request in person at the User Services Counter on L3:
The item will be ready for pick up within 30 minutes* of your request.
In-storage AV Items Start with "AV" or "RD"
In-storage TV Programs Start with "ATV", "CTV, "RTHK", or "TVB"
RRS Storage Items Start with a sequence number "E", "F", or "Z" Request online OR in person at the User Services Counter as mentioned above.
Stitch-bound Books Start with "T"
Off-site Storage Items Location: Off-site storage
In-storage Art Works Start with "AVU" Request online OR in person at the User Services Counter. The service delivery time for online and in-person requests is 2 working days* and 45 minutes* respectively.
In-storage Rare Items Location: IS rare Contact Collection Management and Development Section via email (libcmd@hkbu.edu.hk)
*Specified service delivery time assumes that the requested item is found to be in good physical condition

Miscellaneous Collections
Collection Call number Location in Library
HKBU Theses & Dissertations TH Level 4
Music Scores AVM Multimedia Learning Centre
(Level 4)
Maps RM Request at the User Services Counter (Level 3)
HKBU Faculty & Staff Papers & Reports --