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Important Information during the coronavirus situation


Hours from May 18 – June 1:

Opening Hours Library Learning Commons
Monday to Friday   8:00 a.m. –  9:00 p.m.  8:00 a.m. –  12 midnight (LG1 door opens at 8:30pm)
Saturday   9:00 a.m. –  9:00 p.m.  9:00 a.m. –  12 midnight (LG1 door opens at 8:30pm)
Sunday 10:00 a.m. –  9:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. –  12 midnight (LG1 door opens at 8:30pm)

Due to the situation with the coronavirus, Library hours and services will be modified if needed.
Users are advised to check the Library web site before visiting.

Return of Library Items

Users whose library items were due during the Library’s special closure, please return the items by May 11

Waiving Fines

All fines incurred from the Library’s special closure will be waived. Users who have difficulty returning items after the Library reopens or within this term, please contact us via email ( The Library will be flexible and waive the overdue fines as necessary. Due to the online system’s constraints, you may still receive auto-generated Overdue Notices. If you do, please ignore them, or contact us if you have questions.

Group Study Rooms

Only group study rooms in the LG1 Learning Commons are available.  All other group study rooms are closed.

Social Distancing & Face Masks

Due to the Covid-19, all Library patrons must wear a face mask when in the Library.

Social distancing rules remain in force.  Most Library seats have been temporarily removed.  Please keep your distance from other users.

Off-campus Access to E-Resources

Almost all electronic resources are available for remote access. This includes the Library Catalog, databases, electronic journals and electronic books. Visit our EZProxy page for more information.

Contacting the Library

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

Thank you for your understanding.

HKUST Library

18 May 2020


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last modified 18 May 2020