Retired Members & Spouses

Retired Members & Spouses 退休教職員及其配偶

Retired Members & Spouses Library Card

Retired members of CUHK and their spouses may apply for a borrower’s card at a charge of $50.  The card will be valid for three years.

To apply, Retired Members must bring along the Employment Certification issued by the Personnel Office on request for retirees (http://www2.per.cuhk.edu.hk/en-GB/retirees-area/information-for-retiring-employees) and a recent photo to the Service Counter of the University Library.

Spouse of a valid Retired Member Library Card holder may also apply for a Library card. To apply, the retired member, together with the spouse, may bring along the Retired Member Library Card and a recent passport photo to the Service Counter of the University Library. Retired members who have not yet obtained a Retired Member Library Card may also submit the application at the same time.

Card holders are entitled to half of the loan quota for the same initial loan period and maximum loan period prior to retirement, the use of Library facilities, onsite access to library resources, including most of the electronic databases.

 

Loan Quota / Initial Loan Period / Maximum Loan Period*

  Hold Quota

Retired Teaching Staff

200 items / 120 days / 720 days

 20

Retired Research Staff

200 items / 120 days / 720 days

 20

Retired Terms A Admin Staff

200 items / 120 days / 720 days

 20

Retired Terms B General Staff

60 items / 30 days / 180 days

 10

Retired Terms C Staff

60 items / 30 days / 180 days

 10

Spouse of Retired Members

 30 items / 30 days / 180 days

  5

* All loans with a loan period of 14 days or more may be renewed up to the maximum loan period specified above unless a hold or recall has been placed. Users can renew their loans in person or online via My Library Record anytime before the due date. The new due date is calculated from the date of renewal.

Digital Library Service for CUHK Retirees (Pilot Scheme)

Who May Apply

CUHK retired members of staff who are a valid CUHK Retired Member Library Card holder.

Subscription Fee

The subscription fee is HK$200 a year.

Application

Application may be made at the Service Counter of the University Library by presenting a valid CUHK Retired Member Library Card.

Applicants who have not got a CUHK Retired Member Library Card may apply at the same time by bringing along an Employment Certification issued by the Personnel Office (http://www2.per.cuhk.edu.hk/en-GB/retirees-area/information-for-retiring-employees) and a recent passport photo.

Database List

How to Access

Terms and Conditions

The patrons may download or print a single copy of citation, abstracts, full text or portions that does not contain a significant segment of a database on a reasonable basis, thereof provided that information is used solely for personal, non-commercial use and may not be sold. Massive downloading in any kind is strictly prohibited. The patron will not use the information in any manner that will infringe the copyright. The patrons who violate this Terms and Conditions could be suspended from the Digital Library Service for CUHK Retirees permanently without any refund and are solely responsible for all the indemnity incurred.

Important Notes

  1. Please have your recent passport photo ready before making application. 
  2. Once you submit your application, you agree to abide by the Terms & Conditions of Use governing the Digital Library Service.