Reminder: Enhanced COVID-19 control measures for all Library users

Vaccine or negative test results needed to access HKBU campuses

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Enhanced COVID-19 Control Measures for All Library Visitors

With effect from 25 October 2021, all visitors to HKBU Campuses must have received their second vaccine dose 14 days or more prior to their entry to the campus. For those that do not meet this requirement, a negative COVID-19 test result from a Government-recognized testing route dated within the last 14 days must be provided.*

Please check the latest announcements on the Library website for any future update to these arrangements.

*Both the electronic and printed copies of vaccination records / negative test results will be accepted at Campus security checkpoints.

External users and corporations may apply for a Library borrower card.

Applications should be made in the form of a letter detailing the genuine research need of the user/corporation to use the resources of HKBU Library. This should be sent to the Circulation and Interlibrary Loan Section by e-mail ( or by fax (3411-7372).

Service Package Details

External UserCorporation*
FeeHK$ 3000 (1 year)
HK$ 1500 (6 months)
HK$ 5000 (1 year)
Loan quota100 books100 books
Loan period20 weeks20 weeks
Access to Chinese Medicine Library?YesYes
Access to Shek Mun Campus Library?YesYes
Check-out multimedia items?NoNo
Remote access to electronic resources?NoNo

*Please note that only one borrower card will be issued to each corporation.

Submission of the completed application form and required supporting documents should be made within 3 months of receipt of the application by the Library. After that, any incomplete application will be discarded accordingly while the payment shall be forfeited to the University. To protect the personal data of applicants, the Library shall also dispose of the application record.

Last updated: 13 September 2021