Renew an Item

Most circulating materials can be renewed via My Library Account.

If you log in for the first time, you have to change your PIN at My Library Account before login to SearchPlus. (refer to My Library Account – First Time User)

Please note that recalled item, an item with Hold, and item in Course Reserve Collection and Special Collections CANNOT be renewed. The new due date is calculated from the date you renew the item.


Using MY LIBRARY ACCOUNT in SearchPlus

  1. Click the Login icon on the Library website.
  2. Type in your Login ID (student or staff ID) and Password.
  3. After signing in, you can view your current loan item(s) by selecting “Loans”.
    • If you want to renew a particular item which is renewable, click “RENEW” at the right-hand side of the item.
    • If you want to renew ALL items which are renewable, select “RENEW ALL”.
  4. Note the new due date(s) for the renewed item(s).


Do you know?

There are several situations that items CANNOT be renewed, for example,

  1. Item(s) has(have) been renewed twice
    • The status will be changed to Due date cannot be extended.
  2. Item(s) from the Course Reserve Collection
    • The status will be changed to Renew not allowed.

Last update: 19 November 2020

Services affected during the M365 switchover

ITSC of the University is having a M365 migration during 2 - 4 Jun 2023, some of the library services will be affected.


The Library’s online forms, notification emails and email communication service will be suspended during the migration. If you need any assistance during that period, you are welcome to contact us via phone (3963 5310), LiveChat, or in person during the Library’s opening hours. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

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