|1||How to search?||2||Sign in|
|3||View your search results||4||Refine your results|
|5||Cite, save & more||6||Get books from other libraries|
|7||More search tips||8||What are NOT covered?|
You may also ask these questions:
See an empty result page? If you see an empty result page that displays only the number of results, simply click the refresh button of the browser to reload the page. Or, click the CityU LibraryFind image at the top of the screen to start a new search.
Found too many results? You can focus your search by choosing the Books & Media+ search scope to exclude articles. You may also select Browse Search to browse library materials by title or author and find relevant information quickly.
From the Library homepage
or the CityU LibraryFind homepage,
Simply enter your keyword/s into the search box. This will search for Everything (Books & Media+, and Articles+) collected by CityU Library. If you don’t want to search everything, you can limit your search by selecting:
Other search options:
Why sign in?
When you sign in, you can:
How to sign in?
** For non-CityU and JULAC users, please register for an EID in person at the Library Circulation Counter. For alumni without an EID, please register for a CityU email from the Alumni Relations Office website.
After you've signed in, click on your name (top right of search screen) to view MY LIBRARY ACCOUNT for information on your loans, to renew items, and more. Refer to the My Library Account research guide to learn more.
Click on the title of the record (in bold) in your search results to go to the full record display to view more details about a record. Information generally includes:
If you sign in, you have the option to save your search query for future viewing.
Click on Save query (underneath the search box after a search). This will save the query to My Favorites (top right of search screen).
Often your search will retrieve a large number of results. You can select from the options under Refine My Results (on right side of screen) to narrow your results by:
By default, results are sorted by relevance. Click on the down arrow (near Sort by) to display search results by date, author or title.
From a full record page, click on Send To and select from the options to:
To save a record/s from your list of search results, select the pin (next to the record/s).
Saved records are stored in My Favorites (top right of search screen).
Tip. Sign in (see above) to save the record/s for future viewing.
If a book you need from CityU Library is not available because it is checked out or not held by the Library, you can use HKALL to request an available copy from another UGC library. The book will be sent to CityU Library for you to collect.
After a search in the Everything or Books & Media+ search scopes, click on your desired title from the result list to go to the full record page. Select the Get It option and click on Search this title in HKALL. You will be directed to the title(s) in the HKALL scope.
You can also find your desired title directly in the HKALL search scope by either of the following ways:
Then, find a book you need from the search results and click on the title. Select the option Get it. If there is an available copy, click on HKALL Request. ** You need to sign in (see above) to see request options and to place requests.
Content of specialist databases, such as legal information from law databases, company and financial data from some business databases, are not included in CityU LibraryFind. To find specialist content, use the Library databases.