1. How do I know if an item is available in the Library ?

If an item is available on shelf for use, the status shows "Available". If an item is not available on shelf, the status shows:

  • “Due Date: Day/Month/Year” – being checked out until the date indicated
  • “On Hold” – being kept in the Circulation Counter for pick up
  • “In Process” – being processed and is not available for circulation
  • “Library Use Only” – restricted to be used in the Library only
  • “Closed Stack” – being kept in Store Room. You may request the item from the Circulation Counter.

2. What is a call number ?

All library materials are classified by subject. Call number prefix is also assigned to the call number to provide additional information on the type / format of the material and the item's location. Please click HERE to view the detailed information on call numbers.

3. Where do I find an item ?

With the Library Catalogue, you may find the location code, the call number and the status of an item. The location codes of the Library include:

  • Book Collection
  • Reference Collection
  • Journals Collection
  • Reserve Collection
  • Multimedia Collection
  • Special Collection
  • Staff Publications

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