Library Services Reduced Until Further Notice

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The library card application service is suspended until further notice. This special arrangement is made given the latest developments of the COVID-19 outbreak in Hong Kong, reductions have been made to Library service levels. Please refer to the Library website for the future arrangement. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

Eligible SCE students may apply for a HKBU Library card.

Please note that if you hold an SCE student card with a barcode beginning with an “X”, you are automatically granted library access and borrowing privileges. You need not make a separate application for Library access. 

If you are unsure as to whether you need to apply for a Library card, please feel free to Ask a Librarian

To apply, please bring the completed application form together with one recent passport-sized photograph to the Main Library’s User Services Counter.

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.

Service Package Details

FeeRenewalBorrowing Privileges
HK$ 900Annual RenewalQuota: 100 books
Loan Period: 20 weeks with unlimited renewals

Last updated: 02 April 2020