What is it?

The OUHK Electronic Library (E-Library) is an Information Express providing access to resources relevant to your study or research at the OUHK. Here, you can find online databases, electronic books, journals as well as quality Internet resources.

At the E-Library homepage, you may:

  • Browse and search about 37,180 electronic journals and databases
  • Browse and search more than 81,600 electronic books
  • Search online examination papers and assigned readings
  • Search mainly 200,400 printed /multimedia items and 730 printed journals
  • Renew and reserve Library items.

All active OUHK students (i.e. students who are taking OUHK courses in the current semester) are eligible to use the full Electronic Library services.

You can access the Electronic Library via the Library Homepage. The website is available to you 24 hours a day and can be accessed anywhere by means of a PC with Internet connection. Full Electronic Library services can also be obtained via on-campus Internet access from the PC Laboratory or the campus libraries’ Internet workstations.

To access the E-Library off-campus, simply log in with your user ID and password.

For more information about remote access to E-Library, please go to E-Library > Remote Access and PC Setup.

  1. To use the E-Library, go to http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/lib.
  2. The Library Guides section provides you with an overview of the E-Library, user guides, videos and other materials about how to find subject resources, databases, e-books, e-journals, and other library materials and services.
  3. You can find more help from the OUHK campus libraries and Library homepage when using the resources and services.

Finding more help

General enquiry hotline

If you have questions about the E-Library services and searching techniques, please call the Stanley Ho Library's Information Desk at 2768-6777 or send an e-mail to libwww@ouhk.edu.hk.

Internet technical support hotline

If you have questions about remote access or technical problems, please call our Internet technical support hotline at 2711-2100 or send an e-mail to ituhelp@ouhk.edu.hk.


You can find answers to common questions about E-Library services and remote access problems in the FAQs section on the E-Library homepage.