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Important Information during the coronavirus situation


Due to the situation with the coronavirus, The Library & Learning Commons are CLOSED until further notice.

  • Online access to e-books, journals, etc. continues 24/7.
  • Information Help service continues Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.
  • Book & Media retrieval service pick-up available at G/F Gallery: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.
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.  
  • Library staff will contact you by telephone or email with details of pick-up at the G/F of the Library.

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.

Waiving Fines

  • All fines incurred from the Library’s special closure will be waived.
  • If you have difficulty returning items after the Library reopens, 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.

Contact the Library

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

Thank you for your understanding.

HKUST Library

10 August 2020


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last modified 10 August 2020