Library Catalogue 2.0 is a new online tool for searching the Library's resources. Simple and easy to use, it works like a Web search engine with just a single search box. It has innovative features to either broaden or narrow your search, a user friendly format and Web 2.0 options that all help you quickly discover relevant Library resources.
For more help, see the Library Catalogue 2.0 Search Guide.
Library Catalogue 2.0 has several innovative features.
To use Library Catalogue 2.0 simply enter words into the search box, just like a Web search engine.
To refine your search results, select from the options on the left side of the screen including availability, format, collection, and others. You can also choose words listed under the Refine by Tag option to further narrow your results.
To broaden your search results, just select the link Explore Related Searches under the search box or choose from the group of words listed under Related Searches at the bottom of the screen.
Library Catalogue 2.0 searches the same data as the Classic Library Catalogue but it retrieves and displays search results in an innovative and more helpful format.
Library Catalogue 2.0 will not replace the Classic Library Catalogue which you should use if you want to do more specific searching. Links to the Classic Library Catalogue are available on the Library’s home page. You can also access it from Library Catalogue 2.0 search results page by clicking on the link above the search box.
The Circulation Record/Renewal function is available in Library Catalogue 2.0. Just click on the Login link on the top right of screen then enter your name, CityU ID number and your PIN (password) then click below on the Login button. Next, click on My Account to view items you have checked out or to renew the loan period of these items.
You can find out what books are held in other Hong Kong university libraries by clicking on the Search HKALL icon available on the search results screen.