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1.   Equipment available for Loan

ItemLoan PolicyQuantity
Wireless Mouse
Wireless Mouse
  • 4 hours
  • Must be returned 1 hour before the User Services Counter’s closing time
  • Library use only
  • Overdue fines $20 per hour, maximum $200
2
Power Adapter with charge cable
(USB-C)
Power Adapter with charge cable (USB-C)
  • 4 hours
  • Must be returned 1 hour before the User Services Counter’s closing time
  • Library use only
  • Overdue fines $20 per hour, maximum $200
2
USB-C to USB Adapter
USB-C to USB Adapter
  • 4 hours
  • Must be returned 1 hour before the User Services Counter’s closing time
  • Library use only
  • Overdue fines $20 per hour, maximum $200
2
USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter
(USB-C / HDMI / USB)
USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter (USB-C / HDMI / USB)
  • 4 hours
  • Must be returned 1 hour before the User Services Counter’s closing time
  • Library use only
  • Overdue fines $20 per hour, maximum $200
1
Headphone with Microphone
Headphone with Microphone
  • 4 hours
  • Must be returned 1 hour before the User Services Counter’s closing time
  • Library use only
  • Overdue fines $20 per hour, maximum $200
3
Notebook computers (Windows / Mac)
Notebook computers
  • 4 hours
  • Must be returned 1 hour before the User Services Counter’s closing time
  • Library use only
  • Overdue fines $20 per hour, maximum $1,000
Windows: 15
Mac: 8

2.   Eligibility

  • Only current HKBU faculty, staff, or students are eligible to borrow the equipment.
  • Your library account must be in good standing without being blocked by fines or suspension.

3.   Loan Rule

  • Loan period:  4 hours (Must be returned 1 hour before the User Services Counter’s closing time)
  • Loan quota:  1 equipment / type
  • No renewal / advanced booking / placing hold.
  • It is strictly prohibited to:
    • Borrow the equipment overnight.
    • Take the equipment out of the Main Library.

4.   Fines & Charges

  • Overdue fines per item
    • Notebook: $20 per hour, maximum $1,000
    • IT accessories: $20 per hour, maximum $200
  • Lost / damage charges: The actual replacement or repairing costs + $60 processing fee.
  • You will be asked to sign an “Acknowledgment of Damaged Equipment” form if the equipment is returned with damages.
  • Failure to pay the fines / charges will result in the suspension of library privileges until the payment is settled.

5.   Borrowing

  • All equipment is available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Present your valid HKBU staff / student card in person at the User Services Counter.
  • It is your responsibility to examine the condition of the equipment upon checkout. Please report any defects or malfunctions to the counter once they are found.

6.   Returning

  • Return the equipment to the User Services Counter in person.
  • Leave the laptop / MacBook open when returning for inspection.
  • All equipment has to be returned 1 hour before the User Services Counter’s closing time.

7.   Liability

  • NEVER leave the equipment unattended.
  • Take good care of the equipment.
  • Don’t add / remove / modify any hardware or software in the laptops / MacBooks.
  • Use the laptops / MacBooks solely for academic or educational purposes.
  • Observe copyright law. You are responsible for any consequences arising from inappropriate uploading and/or downloading of any copyright-protected files.
  • The Library is not responsible for any leakage of personal data or data loss due to hardware / software / logout failure.
  • The above guidelines are subject to review and change by Hong Kong Baptist University Library as appropriate without prior notice.

Last updated: 03 January 2023