Services for Postgraduate Students

Loan Privileges

Loan Quota Loan Period
Total Quota Quota for
Course Reserve/
Special Collections
Circulation Collection Multi-media Collection Back Issue Periodicals Course Reserve Collection Special Collections
‘Gao Xingjian Collection’)
50 5 60 Days 3 Days 3 Days 2 Hours 2 Hours
(Library Use Only)



All borrowed items except reserve materials can be renewed once provided that no other borrowers request for the same items.


Library Room Booking

Rooms Reservation Max. time slot per day Time slot length
 Postgraduate Study Room (A113) 5 days in advance 8 30 minutes
 Discussion Rooms /Group Viewing Room 1 day in advance 4 30 minutes
 Study Carrels 5 days in advance 2 2 hours

Click HERE to book.


Meet Your Librarian

You can meet with the Learning Support Librarian for in-depth assistance on using library resources.

This is designed for students in a group who desire to sharpen the skills or have difficulties on searching library resources for a topic.

Click HERE for more details.


Recommending Library Materials

HSMC students are welcome to recommend materials to be considered for purchase by the Library.

Recommendations will be evaluated based upon the Library’s collection development guidelines.

Click HERE to access the form.


Document Delivery Services (DDS)

The Document Delivery Services (DDS) is provided by the Library to obtain materials NOT available at the HSMC Library from document services suppliers.

Click HERE for more details.


Access Resources @ Other University Libraries

Eligible users can visit HSMC Library Service Counter on G/F to borrow the card by presenting valid student card.

Library Borrowing privileges Loan period Renewal
 UST Library Card 25 books 28 days N.A.
 HKU Libraries
 Circle of Friends (Gold) Card
24 books and
6 videos
 HKBU Library
 Corporate Borrower Card
50 books
 CU Library
 Reader’s Cards
  • Access to the libraries
  • Use library resources including printed and some electronic resources inside the libraries (remote access is NOT allowed)
  • Use facilities and reference service inside the libraries
7 days Once
(7 days)
 HKSYU Library
 Reader’s Card
 HKBU Reader’s Card

Last update: 14 October 2016

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