Important notes for CREATE! users

Online reservation of CREATE! service is unavailable (except 3D Printing). Please contact our staff at the IT Help Desk for assistance upon your arrival. In order to maintain a safe and pleasant environment, the CREATE! room can accommodate a maximum of 4 persons at a time only. Hence, we may allow the core user who made the reservation for entrance only.


Library Services Offered to Retired Staff


Retired staff members are welcome to apply for “Reader's or Borrower's Card”. Please visit the webpage ( for detailed information.

Services for Reader's or Borrower's Card Holders

  1. Access
    1. Reader's or Borrower's Card Holders can visit the Library in person.

  2. Loan/Request Quota (for Borrower’s Card only) 1
    Items Quota/Periods
    Circulating Books 40 items / 30 days
    Book Request Quota 6 items
    Media Resources 2 item / 3 days
    Semi-closed (Reserve) / Closed Access Materials 3 items / 5 hours, 1 day or 3 days

  3. Electronic Resources
  4. Instructional Services and Tours
    • No face-to-face instructional services (including library classes and library tours) are provided for Reader's or Borrower's Card Holders.
    • Most online instruction, including online tours, online tutorials and online guides developed for CityU students and staff are also accessible by retired staff.

  5. Reference Services
    • Retired staff members may seek reference help at the Law & Reference Help Desk.

  6. Other Services and Facilities
    Services/Facilities Availability
      Borrower's Card Reader's Card
    AV EquipmentYesNo
    Group Discussion RoomsNoNo
    HKALL BooksNoNo
    Interlibrary Loan (ILL)NoNo
    JULAC CardNoNo
    Octopus Card-operated Fast PrintingYesYes
    Public Terminals (OPAC)YesYes
    Quota Controlled Fast PrintingNoNo
    Special Terminals 2YesYes
    Study CarrelsNoNo
    Guided Library ToursNoNo

  7. Help


  1. Details refer to Library's Borrowing Regulations
    ( The Library may make any changes without further notice.
  2. Details refer to PC workstations for Retirees Library Card Holders