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The Media and Microforms area on LG1 is now open 24-hour until May 29. Other floors close according to Library Hours


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Starting March 25, you need your HKUST card to enter LC all the time. Please bring your cards.

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Typhoon Signal 8, from the SouthEast

Since there is a typhoon approaching, the Learning Commons will close with the Library today. See the Observatory for more typhoon news:

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The Hong Kong Observatory issued a typhoon Signal No. 1 last night.  IF there is a Signal No. 3 later today, the Learning Commons will CLOSE tonight, at the same time with the Library at 11pm.

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In the whole term, the Learning Commons opens 24 hours per day.  The LG1 door will not be closed until the end of term, December 19 11pm.

Remember to bring your ITSC card to enter the LC during the Card Access Period.

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In this last week of summer break, the LC opens until 11pm.  Starting from the first week of the term, we will open 24 hours a day.  Find out about the opening hours here:

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The Idea Corner in Learning Commons is now a big “whiteboard”!  You can use whiteboard markers on the colored area, including the big pillar. Borrow whiteboard kit at the IC Help Desk (G/F) or LC Help Desk (LG1).

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Starting May 30, the Learning Commons will follow Library hours.

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The Alumni Library Card does not only let you borrow library books and media items, it is also your pass to the Learning Commons during the Card Access Period!

The Learning Commons opens 24 hours, 7 days a week during term time.  When it stays open while the Library closes (i.e., the Card Access Period), users need a valid card to enter the facility.  Alumni Library Card holders can swipe the cards at the barcode scanner at the left of the entrance gate to enter.  If you have not applied for a Library Card yet, please see the details here:

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During the Card Access Period at the Learning Commons, you need your HKUST card to enter.  You can insert your card to the card reader, or try the new way: scanning your card at the barcode scanner!

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You can print from your mobile devices to Library printers.  Follow the simple instruction here to download the App and set up:


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The Library is planning to refurbish part of 1/F study space and LG1 area at Media Resources.  We will take reference from the popular use of the Learning Commons, to make Library learning space more friendly and supportive to students’ needs.  We are now at the stage of getting a designing firm.  If you have any suggestions, please contact us at

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The Learning Commons opens 24 hours, 7 days a week, from today until the end of the semester.

When using the Library, please respect Library rules; remember to bring your HKUST card to enter the LC during the Card Access Period.

Library opening hours:

Library rules:


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AV Editing Suites closed

AV Editing Suites closed

The 4 AV Editing Suites in Creative Media Zone, Learning Commons, are closed for maintenance work throughout this Winter Break.  Tentatively it will open for booking again after February 4.

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As exam period is drawing to a close, Thursday night (Dec 19) will be the last night that LC opens overnight.  On Friday, Library and LC will close at midnight.

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