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Important Information during the coronavirus situation


The Library hours during Summer Term from 29 May to 14 Aug 2021:

  Library and Learning Commons
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
14 June (Tuen Ng Festival) Closed
1 July (HKSAR Establishment Day) Closed


  • Online access to e-books, journals, etc. continues 24/7.
  • Information Help service continues Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

For details, please refer to our Library Hours Page:

Library Materials Retrieval Service

The Library has a retrieval service for print books and media items (DVDs, CDs). 

  • Make your request online via PowerSearch (guide).
  • Once the items have been retrieved from the shelves, you will be notified for pick-up.

Group Study Rooms, Teaching Rooms & Interview Room

  • Only 17 group study rooms in the Learning Commons (LG1) are available with social distancing measures. All other group study rooms are closed.
  • IC Learning Space (G/F) is available for tutorials, seminars or classes of smaller size.
  • Interview Room (LG3) is available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday only. See the details here.
  • Additional rooms and spaces will reopen as the situation allows.

IC/LC Help Desks and Technology Items for Loan

IC Help Desk (G/F) and LC Help Desk (LG1) are temporarily closed. For requesting the related service, for instance, 3D Printing/Scanning and Technology Items of Loan, please approach the Circulation Counter (G/F) during the Library hours.

Off-campus Access to E-Resources

Almost all electronic resources are available for remote access.

Contact the Library

• Circulation: Tel. 2358-6772
• Information Help: Tel: 2358-6760 WhatsApp: 9701-1055 (text only)

Thank you for your understanding.

HKUST Library

28 May 2021


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last modified 15 June 2021