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The major Hong Kong and UK reference materials are shelved in Quick Reference Area Stack A-D:
Hong Kong Law - Stack A-B
Unreported judgments of Hong Kong (1977-2002), Criminal Appeals Bulletin and Monthly Digest [of unreported judgments] 1985-1996 are shelved at stack D.
English Law - Stack C:
Stack E: English legal dictionaries, Chinese legal dictionaries, general dictionaries
They are kept at the Law Collection and Services Section electronic compact shelves, Stack no. 23–28.
The law reports of multi-jurisdictions are shelved alphabetically by title preceding the statutes / law reports of single-jurisdiction, which are shelved alphabetically by jurisdiction, then subdivided in this order:
A note on the print version of the law reports. Some law reports with online versions are kept at Library’s Shatin Storage. To access the online version, search in the CityU LibraryFind and follow the hyperlink of the respective title to use it. If the print version is still preferred, go to the cataloguing record of the print law report, click on the “Request” button and select the issues required. They will be transferred back to the Kowloon Tong campus. Pick up is at the Circulation Counter.
Law books are kept in the shelving area adjacent to the Library entrance/exit, rows 1-12A. They are arranged by the Library of Congress Classification Scheme. An outline of the scheme for law materials and their designated shelves are as follows:
|LC class||Subject||Book shelves near the Library entrance / exit|
|JX||International Law (see also KZ)||1|
|KD||Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland||3-6|
|KE||Law of Canada||6|
|KF||Law of the United States||6-7|
|KJ-KKZ||Law of Europe||7|
|KLA-KLW||Law of Eurasia||7|
|KM-KPW||Law of Asia||7|
|KNN||Law of China (Pre-PRC)||7#|
|KNP||Law of Taiwan||7-8|
|KNQ||Law of the PRC||8-10|
|KNR & KYQ||Law of Hong Kong||10-11|
|KQ-KTZ||Law of Africa||11|
|KU & KYT||Law of Australia and New Zealand||11|
|KZ||International Law (see also JX)||11-12|
# More books on the Pre-PRC Chinese law are kept in the Chinese Legal History Special Collection.
English language materials
Past issues in bound volume are kept in the shelving area adjacent to the Library entrance/exit, rows 12B-14. They are arranged in alphabetical order of the title. Current issues are kept in the periodical racks located near the photocopier.
Chinese language materials
Past issues of Chinese law journals in bound volumes are kept in the shelving area adjacent to the library entrance/exit, rows 12A-14.They are arranged by stroke number of the title. Current issues are kept in the periodical racks located near the photocopier.
Print law journals and yearbooks with online version are kept at the Shatin Storage. To use the online version, search the journal in the CityU LibraryFind and follow the hyperlink to use it. If the print version is required, look it up in the CityU LibraryFind, go to the cataloguing record, and click the “Request” button there. The journal issue you selected will be transferred back to the Kowloon Tong campus. Pick up is at the Circulation Counter.
There are about 500 titles of non-print materials, covering a diverse range of legal subjects from advocacy, civil evidence to international mooting. They are kept in the Media Resources Collection or the Shatin Storage.
Essential reading materials recommended by teachers for particular courses are placed in the Semi-closed Collection. They bear the location code “Reserve (Semi-closed)” on the CityU LibraryFind and are available for use for 5 hours, 1 day or 3 days.
CityU examination paper online version is accessible by current CityU staff and students from the Library home page under "Quick Links: CityU Exam Papers". For PCLL or LLM (Renmin University) examination papers, please refer to the “Law & Reference Help Desk” web page.
The Library also keeps CityU research postgraduate and professional doctorate degree theses, as well as selected CityU taught postgraduate degree dissertations. The print copies are housed in the Reference/Research Collections Room on 2/F of the Library. To look up the online dissertations and theses, search in the CityU LibraryFind or access the CityU Theses Online website.