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Collections

The Library offers far more than just books! We have an extensive range of resources in different formats covering a wide variety of topics. Additionally, we facilitate the creation, curation, and promotion of knowledge.


  • Find Materials in the LibrariesLearn about the Library’s main search engine, the location of items in the Libraries, and the classification schemes in use.
  • Databases & JournalsExplore the online databases and journals available from the Library and learn how to access them from off-campus.
  • Search Course ReadingsThis search engine is dedicated to checking the availability of materials set aside by faculty for specific courses.
  • New Arrivals & Trials View lists of our recent acquisitions and check out the electronic resources currently on trial.
  • Special Collections & ArchivesThis is the home of the rarest items in the Library and also serves as the repository for the historical records of HKBU.
  • HKBU Scholarly OutputView the various Library initiatives to aid in the dissemination of the University’s scholarly output.
  • HKBU Examination PapersA database of HKBU past examination papers provided to the Library. Please note that it is not a comprehensive collection.
  • Library Art CollectionsThe Library has a fine collection of art objects including sketches, paintings, calligraphy, posters, bookplates, and rare journals.

Last updated: 19 May 2020