The Semi-closed Collection consists of books on course reserves, which are materials related to CityU awarded courses such as prescribed textbooks or required readings. Books inside the Semi-closed Collection are recommended by teaching staff for their students and are circulated for a short loan period.
Materials in the Semi-closed Collection are generally available for use for 1 day or 3 days. These materials can be checked out using the SelfCheck unit and returned via the Circulation Counter or library book drops.
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.
Teachers’ Collection is on overnight 5-hours loans.
City University Collection is available for 5-hours (same day) loans (materials in serial nature) and 3-days loans (materials in other nature).
Media reserves are on 1 day loan. Other materials in the Closed Access Collection are generally available for use for 3 days.