New LibrarySearch - Coming SOON!

26/04/2017 to 03/07/2017

We are very excited to let you know that a NEW LibrarySearch system is coming soon in July! The new LibrarySearch improves upon our current search system in the following ways :

Mobile responsive - It works on your desktop computer, tablets as well as your smartphones.

Modern design - Based on user studies and feedback to address different needs of different types of users.

Single password - There's one less password to remember! You can use your CUHK OnePass password or Alumni password as your Library password.

Seamless - The new LibrarySearch fully supports CUHK single sign-on (SSO), you don't have to re-login when you visit other applications that support SSO.

Unified view - Glance all checkouts via a single Library account, including the items you borrowed with your JULAC Library Card.

Automatic email receipts - Electronic receipts may be sent via emails to help you keep track of your loan activities.

Please mark these dates:

Date Action
5 June

Last day to make request via HKALL before service suspension.

Use Interlibrary Loan to request for books after this date:

Last day for JULAC Library card borrowing.

6 June 

JULAC Library Card borrowing suspended.

15 June    All books borrowed via HKALL or by JULAC Library cards are due on this date.  Overdue books will incur fines.
29 June

Last day to export 'My Reading History' in 'My Library Record'.  Click here to learn how.

Last day to make note of your saved searches.  Previously saved searches cannot be migrated or saved.

You are encouraged to clear all your fines before this date as no fine payment can be made during 30 June to 3 July.

For any outstanding requested item, please keep a record of it/them as your request will not be migrated to the new library system.  If you still need these requested items after the system migration, please request for them again after the new LibrarySearch goes live.

30 June to early July

Continue to search.

Continue to use electronic resources.

Continue to borrow at the counter.

Renew by email.

No self-service borrow and return.

No online renewal.

No online holds.

No access to "My Library Record".

No registration and card issuance.

3 July  Go Live with LibrarySearch, HKALL and JULAC Library Card borrowing.




For enquiries, please contact us at 3943 7305 or email to