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SIT Library

SIT Library: Helping you Discover, Connect and Innovate

How To Borrow Library Physical Items

You can borrow library items following the steps below:

1. Use Library OneSearch at, search for the item and take note of the Call Number of the item.

2. Enter the collection area through the tripod turnstile gate.

3. Locate the item from the shelf by Call Number.

4. Position your face in front of the Facial Recognition (FR) Device.

Tap SIT card on the scenarios below:

  • You prefer not to use Facial Recognition
  • FR device is unable to identify you.

5. Stand on the foot print and pay attention to the instructions on the screen to your right.

6. Do not loiter at the yellow box. Look out for swinging doors.

7. For assistance, press intercom or call Library staff at 6592-1215.



How To Return Library Physical Items

Return Library items

1) via Return Kiosk: place the item(s) on the reader pad to return, and then leave them on the trolley next to the Kiosk.

2) at the Service Desk.

3) via the Book Return Bin outside the Library.

Face Recognition Borrowing System

Quick Guide

The FR Borrowing Guide on how to use this service. 


Video Demonstration


Terms of Use

By using Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) for borrowing Library materials, you acknowledge that:

  • An image of your face will be captured for biometric verification.
  • FRT may incorrectly recognize faces that may be similar to yours.
  • Data relating to your face will be logged by FRT if facial recognition fails.
  • If you do not wish to use FRT for borrowing, please use your SIT card or contact Library staff for assistance.