Semi-closed & Closed Access Collections

Opening Hours

The Semi-closed Collection consists of books on course reserves recommended by teaching staff for their students and short loan materials. It also includes City University examination papers, as well as a collection of Outstanding Academic Papers by Students (OAPS).

Materials in the Semi-closed Collection are generally available for use for 5 hours, 1 day or 3 days. Overnight loan is available for 5-hour loans. These materials can be checked out using the EasyCheck System™ and returned to the Collection via the EasyReturn Units in the collection room.

The Closed Access Collection is made up of a Teachers' Collection, which consists of teachers' private copies of books, media resources, class notes, etc., and a City University Collection which consists of publications published by the City University of Hong Kong, and media reserves recommended by teaching staff for their students.

Media reserves are on overnight 5 hours or 1 day loan. Other materials in the Closed Access Collection are generally available for use for 5 hours (same day) or 3 days.