Temporary Access Suspension to JULAC Card Holders (9 April – 10 May 2024)

The entry of JULAC Card holders from other UGC-funded universities will be suspended during the examination period.

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Retired staff cardholders are eligible to subscribe to an optional service plan for remote access to selected e-resources: 

  • Annual Fee: HK$300
  • The coverage of the e-resources under the Package is more limited than that of current students /staff, and is subject to change from time to time. For details on the list of eligible e-resources , please refer to: https://hkbu.libguides.com/retireedatabases

The completed application form should be sent to the User Services team. 

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.


  • Retired Staff Member status is defined in accordance with the relevant policy of the University’s Human Resources Office.
  • Please also be reminded to comply with the conditions of use and licensing restrictions as required by the respective e-resource provider/vendor/publisher. Refer to the Library’s policy on the Appropriate Use of E-Resources for additional details.
  • HKBU Retired Staff Cardholders are automatically eligible to borrow physical resources. For details, please refer to the relevant entry in the Borrowing Quotas table.

Last updated: 12 July 2022