Book Loan Service for HKMU Staff in LiPACE and NEO offices

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Book Loan Service for HKMU Staff in LiPACE and NEO offices

The Book Loan Service for HKMU Staff in LiPACE and NEO offices allows HKMU staff who are stationing in LiPACE and NEO offices to request library items from the General Collection and arrange the delivery via the Facilities Management Office (FMO).

Interlibrary loan (ILL) items delivery via FMO can also be arranged. Please refer to “Interlibrary loan items delivery” below for details.

About Book Loan Service for HKMU Staff in LiPACE and NEO offices

1. Who can use this service?

This service is available to HKMU staff who are stationing in LiPACE and NEO offices.

2. What materials can be requested?

The service handles requests for items that are held in the Library General Collection.

3. Do I have to pay for this service?

The service is free of charge.

4. How to submit a request?

    1. Go to LibSearch in the E-Library to check whether the requested items (for General Collection items only) are available for loan;
    2. Send a request email to the Library’s Circulation Section (libcirc@hkmu.edu.hk) and provide the following details of the items:
      1. Requestor’s name and Staff ID
      2. Title, call number, author, publication year of the requested items

5. How long does it take?

For items available on shelf, the Library will retrieve them within 3 days or make reservation for the requestor if they are checked out to other users.

6. How to collect the requested items?

Once the items are located, the Library will arrange the internal mail service with FMO and inform the requestor via email.

7. How to return the items?

    1. The requestor can return the items in person or arrange the internal mail service with FMO directly to return the items to Library.
    2. The requestor should aware that the items might take a few delivery days from remote site to the Library. Therefore, the borrower should make sure that the items will arrive the Library on or before the due date. Renewals could be made online by logging into the Borrower Record. Late return of library items is subject to an overdue fine.
    3. The requestor should inform the Library of the delivery arrangement via email (libcirc@hkmu.edu.hk) in advance.

8. Will I be informed if the Library receives my returned items if I return them via the internal mail service?

The Library will email the requestor to acknowledge receipt of the returned items and update the borrower’s record in the Library System.

Interlibrary loan items delivery

When placing your ILL requests online, please mark “Send the item to LiPACE (or NEO) office directly” under the field “Source of Information or Comments” on the online form. The Library will arrange with FMO to send the ILL items to your office when we receive them from source libraries. If you need to return the items, you may return them in person or arrange the internal mail service with FMO.

*Please note that all Library Regulations, including renewal, overdue and lost, reservation and recall, apply to this service.

 

Enquiry

Please contact the Circulation Section of the Library at email: libcirc@hkmu.edu.hk or Phone: 2768-6781.