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Important Information

In light of recent and current events, the Library hours and services will be modified until further notice.

Library & Learning Commons hours:

Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. –  9:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Users are advised to check the Library web site before visiting.

Entry & Exit
The G/F doors will be the only entrance and exit.

Restricted access
According to the latest update on campus access control, only holders of a valid university card (i.e. a student, staff, family, resident, temporary card, or alumni Ecard) and pre-registered visitors may enter the Library.

Return of Library Items
Users whose library items were due during the Library’s special closure, please return the items within seven days of when the Library reopens. All the returned library materials will be checked in dated as 7 November 2019. There is no rush for you to return the books to the Library if the traffic conditions do not permit.

HKALL and Local Inter-Library Loan (ILL) Services
HKALL and local ILL Services are only available from HKU, Lingnan, EdUHK, HKBU, CityU, and CUHK until further notice.

Waiving Fines
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.

Workshops, Talks, and Events
Previously scheduled workshops and events are now canceled.

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

Thank you for your understanding.

HKUST Library

20 December 2019


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last modified 21 January 2020