Answered By: CUHK Library
Last Updated: May 18, 2022     Views: 29

All library items loaned out with an initial loan period of 30 days or more enjoy unlimited automatic renewal three days prior to the due date unless:

  • the item is recalled or requested by another library user;
  • it is a short loan item (e.g. Course Reserves, current periodicals etc.);
  • it is not a CUHK item (e.g. HKALL items, ILL items);
  • the borrower has reached the maximum fine limit;
  • the borrower has a long-overdue item not yet returned to the Library; 
  • the borrower’s borrowing privileges have been suspended, terminated or expired. 

Please note that once a recalled item is overdue, all items under the borrowers account will not be able to be renewed until the recalled item is returned. Users may check their loans online via “My Library Record”. The new due date is calculated from the date of renewal. 

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