|Title||Event Date||Post Date|
|24-hour Study Centre CLOSED on 31 May 2013 at 11 pm
Library’s 24-hour Study Centre will be CLOSED for pest control from 11pm, 31 May 2013 to 8:30am, 1 Jun 2013.
Please use the study room next to it (L003) during this period.
Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|From 11pm, 31 May 2013 to 8:30am, 1 Jun 2013||23 May 2013|
|Default PIN for Library Account
Effective 1 Jun 2013, a default PIN (personal identification number) will be added to all new Library accounts (myRecord) and accounts with no PIN set up yet. The default PIN is the first 6 alphanumeric characters of HKID or passport number. For example, for a user with HKID no. A123456(7), the default PIN is A12345. For a user with no HKID card, but with passport number AB12345KK, the default PIN is AB1234. Please change your PIN after first login.
Users with PIN already set up will NOT be affected.
For help, please call 2766-6864 or 2766-6909.
|1 Jun 2013||15 May 2013|
|Scenes-urban-rural-HongKong-China: Alex Lui Solo Exhibition (13 May – 31 Aug 2013)
Themed “Scenes-urban-rural-Hong Kong-China”, the Exhibition presented in the Library features Mr Lui’s works on various scenes of the urban and the rural areas from the 1990’s to the present. The 84 pieces of exhibits, ranging from architectural drawings, Chinese ink paintings, water color and pastel paintings to charcoal and pencil drawings and sketches, capture the sentimental journey of Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland over the last two decades. (For PolyU and Staff only.)
|13 May - 31 Aug 2013.||13 May 2013|
|Limited Access Arrangement for JULAC Student Card Holders during Exam Period (4-29 May)
Due to very high demand for study space during revision and examination period, the Library will implement Limited Access Arrangement for JULAC Student Borrower/Reader Card Holders from 4-29 May 2013. During the period, access to the PolyU Library by students of other UGC institutions will be limited to non-peak hours (6:01-11:00pm) of the day only. Normal access will resume after the examination period. We apologize for any inconvenience that may cause.
|4-29 May 2013.||3 May 2013|
|Anti-Seat-Reservation Campaign from 4-29 May
During the revision and exam period from 4-29 May 2013, reading areas will be patrolled at intervals and unattended belongings will be removed. Please be considerate and vacate your seat once you have finished.
|4-29 May 2013.||3 May 2013|
|Session Duration Changes in REC Research Carrels during Exam Period (4-29 May)
To allow more users to use the facility, the afternoon session of REC Research Carrels will be divided into two sessions (13:30-16:00 & 16:00-19:00). Please refer to the Reservation Policy and Use Guidelines for more details.
|4-29 May 2013.||3 May 2013|
|Video-on-Demand service temporarily suspended on 5 Mar, 9am – 5:30pm
Library Video-on-demand service will be temporarily unavailable on 5 Mar 2013, 9:00am – 5:30pm, due to system maintenance. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|From 9am – 5:30pm on 5 Mar 2013.||4 Mar 2013|
|Library System Maintenance
iBooking, Library Classic Catalogue, myRecord & online renewals will be temporary unavailable from 7am to 8am on 26 Feb 2013. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|From 7am to 8am on 26 Feb 2013.||22 Feb 2013|
|Library Side Entrance Temporarily Closed until 19 Feb 2013.
Due to urgent maintenance work, Library side entrance needs to remain closed until 19 Feb 2013. Please use Library Main Entrance during the period. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
|18 Feb 2013|
|Take the Library Survey & Win an iPad Mini.
From now until 22 Feb 2013, complete our Library Survey to get a chance to win an iPad Mini! Act Now.
|From 28 Jan until 22 Feb 2013||28 Jan 2013|
|Partial closure of Research Carrels (3/F REC) for improvement works, 17-26 Jan 2013
Schedule for Research Carrel closure: From 17 Jan to 20 Jan – Carrels A1-A10, A33-A43, B1-B15 From 21 Jan to 26 Jan – Carrels A11-A32, B16-B30, C1-C12 Flooring is being replaced under carrels for additional reinforcement. The work may occasionally create disturbance. If REC carrels are full, please check at the Circulation Desk to see if the carrels on 4/F and 5/F are available. Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience.
|From 17 to 26 Jan 2013||10 Jan 2013|
|Limited Access Arrangement for JULAC Student Card Holders.
In view of the very high demand for study space during revision and examination period, the Library will implement Limited Access Arrangement for JULAC Student Borrower/Reader Card Holders from 22 Dec 2012 to 16 Jan 2013. During the period, access to the PolyU Library by students of other UGC institutions will be limited to non-peak hours (6:01-11:00pm) of the day only. Normal access will resume after the examination period. We apologize for any inconvenience that may cause.
|From 22 Dec 2012 to 16 Jan 2013||21 Dec 2012|
|Date Due Email Receipt now available for all Day Loan Items.
Effective from 3 Dec 2012, users who borrow Library materials on day loans will receive an email receipt which indicates the loan transactions and the relevant due dates. Please note that the due dates will change when the items are requested by other users. Users are reminded to check myRecord for latest due dates of their borrowed items.
|From 3 Dec 2012||11 Dec 2012|
|Temporary Closure of Library Side Entrance on 21 Nov 2012.
The Library side entrance will be temporarily closed on 21 Nov 2012 from 11:00 to 23:00 for water leakage testing work. Please use other doors for entering the Library during the period. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|From 21 Nov 2012 11:00am – 11:00pm||20 Nov 2012|
|Shun Hing supports campus-wide reading programme.
PolyU has received a generous donation of HK$2 million from Shun Hing Education and Charity Fund for the READ@PolyU programme in 2013 held by the Library, a pioneer of its kind in Hong Kong’s higher education sector.
|24 Oct 2012||24 Oct 2012|
|Pao Yue-kong Library pays tribute to donors for naming new research carrels.
PolyU has recently received five donations of $100,000 each for naming the Research Carrels at the Research Enhancement Centre of the Pao Yue-kong Library. A ceremony was held on 11 October 2012 in recognition of the support from the donors, namely Dr Peter K. L. Chu, Ms Yu Pui-ching, Mr Arthur Lee Kam-hung, Dr Ng Wing-hong and Prof. Roy Chung Chi-ping.
|11 Oct 2012||11 Oct 2012|
|Library services will be temporarily suspended on 23 Oct due to ITS Business Continuity Drill.
The following Library services will be temporarily suspended on 23 Oct, 07:00 – 16:00, due to ITS Business Continuity Drill:
|From 23 Oct 2012 7:00am – 4:00pm||28 Sep 2012|
|Remote access to Library e-resources might be interrupted in 2 Oct morning due to ITS Business Continuity Drill.
Remote access to Library e-resources might be interrupted in the morning of 2 Oct 2012 due to ITS Business Continuity Drill. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|Morning of 2 Oct 2012||28 Sep 2012|
|New Books on Display Available for Normal Loan.
To enable Library users to read new books once they are available in the Library, you can now check out New Books at the Circulation Counter when they are on display at the Current Awareness Centre on the Podium Floor.
|From 17 Sep 2012||18 Sep 2012|
|Group Discussion Rooms in MS (3/F) Available for iBooking.
Five MS group discussion rooms (Room L303B, C, D, K, L) are available for online reservation at iBooking, for discussion and presentation preparation purposes. Enquiry can be made on 2766-6880. Reservation & Use Guidelines can be found at here
|From 7 Sep 2012||18 Sep 2012|
|Temporary closure of Rooms L501 and L505 until Wednesday, 19 Sept 2012, 2pm.
Both rooms on the 5/F will be closed due to moving of heavy materials and shelving.
|From 14 to 19 Sep 2012 2:00pm||14 Sep 2012|
|Room L010 is now open upon completion of A/C improvement work.
Room L010 is now re-open for group discussion. With air-conditioning improvement work completed, more seats are added to the room.
|10 Sep 2012|
|OneSearch suspension on 31 Aug 2012 for software upgrade.
OneSearch service will be suspended from on 31 Aug, 10:00am to 5:00pm, for software upgrade. Classic catalog search for Library materials, and online book renewals/requests will NOT be affected during this period. Sorry for any inconvenience that may cause to you.
|From 31 Aug 10:00am-5:00pm||29 Aug 2012|
|Video-on-Demand Service suspended on 24 August.
Library Video-on-Demand Service will be suspended on 24 August 2012, 9:00am-5:30pm due to server maintenance. Sorry for any inconvenience that might cause.
|From 24 Aug 9:00am-5:30pm||21 Aug 2012|
|Video-on-Demand Service suspended in 20 August morning.
Library Video-on-Demand Service will be suspended on 20 August 2012, 9am-12:00pm due to server maintenance. Sorry for any inconvenience that might cause.
|From 20 Aug 9:00am-12:00pm||17 Aug 2012|
|Library Side Entrance Closed on 14-15 Aug for Water Test.
The Library Side Entrance will be temporarily closed on 14-15 Aug for water test. Please use the Main Entrance for entering the Library during the period. Sorry for any convenience that might be caused.
|From 14 to 15 August 2012||13 Aug 2012|
|Ventilation improvement works in Room L001 is now complete.||27 Jul 2012|
|Stamping or issuing date due slips discontinued from 1 Aug 2012
Being environmental friendly, starting from 1 Aug 2012 we will no longer stamp or issue date due slips except for books of Reserve Collection and Closed Stack items. You can always check the due dates of your borrowed items at myRecord by logging in with your Library No. & PIN on Library Homepage.
|From 1 August 2012||24 Jul 2012|
|Temporary closure of Room L010 (G/F) for A/C improvement works, 9 July to 10 September 2012
Air conditioning and ventilation systems will be installed during the above period to support additional seating. Please use other areas of the Library during this time. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|From 9 July to 10 September 2012||21 Jun 2012|
|Partial closure of Room L001 (G/F) for ventilation improvement works, 9 July to 31 July 2012
An additional ventilation system will be installed to improve fresh air supply. One side of the main room will be partitioned off for the work. Users are free to study in the remaining area but should expect some noise during working hours (9am – 6pm). Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|From 9 July to 31 July 2012||21 Jun 2012|
|Video-on-Demand Service suspended in 19 June morning
Library Video-on-Demand Service will be suspended on 19 June 2012, 9am-12:30pm due to server maintenance. Sorry for any inconvenience that might cause.
|From 19 June, 9:00am-12:30pm||18 Jun 2012|
|Temporary closure of Room L003 (G/F) for A/C improvement works
Air conditioning and ventilation systems will be installed to support additional seating. Please use other areas of the Library during this time. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|From 13 June to 10 September 2012||11 Jun 2012|
|Temporary Suspension of Wi-fi Access in REC (3/F) in 4 Jun morning
Wi-fi access in 3/F Research Enhancement Centre will be temporarily suspended on 4 Jun 2012 (Mon), 9am - 12pm, for equipment upgrade. Please consider using other areas of the Library for Wi-fi access. Sorry for any inconvenience that may cause.
|From 4 June 9:00am to 12:00pm||30 May 2012|
|Closure of Room L010 (G/F) for furniture storage and assembly, 28-31 May 2012
Please use the 24 Hour Study Center for group study. We apologize for the inconvenience.
|28-31 May 2012||25 May 2012|
|Partial Closure of Room L019 (G/F) for Building Improvement Work, 1 June to 3 July 2012
Room L019 on the Ground floor will be partially closed for replacement of water pipes. Books in Class T1-TH153 will be temporarily unavailable from 1 June to 3 July 2012. If you need books from this section, please request from HKALL, ask for assistance at the Circulation Counter or call 2766 6864. Please plan your research in advance if at all possible. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
|From 1 June to 3 July 2012||16 May 2012|
|Good News - Notebook Printing Service Now Available on All Floors of Library
Notebook printing service is now extended to all floors. PolyU students and staff (with NetIDs) can now print with their notebook to any network B&W printer in the Library after installing the printer drivers. For details and driver installation, please visit the webpage on Notebook Printing.
|11 May 2012|
|Video on Demand Service Temporarily Unavailable on 4 May, 9am-12:30pm
Due to server maintenance, which is scheduled on 4 May from 9:00am to 12:30pm, the Video on Demand streaming service (e.g. Local TV Programs) will be suspended during the period. Sorry for any inconvenience that may cause.
|From 4 May 2012 9:00am to 12:30pm||3 May 2012|
|Signage installation on 3/F REC and P/F on 3-5 May 2012
Signage will be installed between 3-5 May 2012 (Thu-Sat) in REC (3/F) and on P/F. Some of the work involves drilling and may cause disturbance to users. Sorry for any inconvenience that may cause.
|From 3-5 May 2012||3 May 2012|
|All Multipurpose PCs in REC Resumed for Service.
All multipurpose PCs in Research Enhancement Centre (3/F) are now back to normal service and are available for booking.
|From 16 Mar 2012||16 Mar 2012|
|Some Multipurpose PCs in REC Temporarily Unavailable for Booking/Use.
Some multipurpose PCs in Research Enhancement Centre (3/F) will be temporarily unavailable for booking or use from 13 March until further notice due to power supply problem. They are under urgent repair by the supplier. Sorry for any inconvenience that may cause.
|From 13 Mar 2012||12 Mar 2012|
|Partial Closure of Room L401 from 12-19 Mar 2012.
Room L401 will be partially closed from 12-19 March 2012 for shelving and seating re-arrangement. Book Fetching Service will be provided for the available books (Call No.: H1-HF5548). Please approach the Circulation Counter on P/F for the service. During the period, there will inevitably be some noise disruption. Your forbearance will be very much appreciated. We apologize for any inconvenience that may cause.
|From 12-19 Mar 2012||9 Mar 2012|
|Books and Journals in Remote Store available for Request from 1 Mar 2012.
To make room for more study space, low-usage books and journals previously kept in Library Compact Store 1 & 2 have been relocated to the Remote Store in Kwun Tong. Starting from 1 March 2012, these items are available on request. For more details about the Remote Store Collection and its Request Service, please click HERE.
|From 1 Mar 2012||27 Feb 2012|
|Group Rooms Available for Presentation Preparation from 13 Feb 2012.
Starting from 13 Feb, four group rooms in Library Media Services (3/F) will be available for user discussion and presentation purpose. Users can connect to the projection screen or 37-inch LCD monitor in these rooms with their notebook PCs for preparing presentations. The rooms are provided to users in a group of 4-20 persons on first-come-first served basis. For enquiries, please contact the Media Services Counter at 2766-6870.
|From 13 Feb 2012||8 Feb 2012|
|69 More Seats w/ Laptops Available at REC (3/F) from 13 Feb 2012.
In order to fully utilize available study areas and to meet users' needs, 69 seats (with laptops installed with MS Office) will be available for user study in the REC Teaching & Learning Lab 1 and 2 (3/F) from 13 February 2012 when the rooms are not occupied for Library events. The rooms will be cleared 15 minutes before instruction classes based on the day schedule displayed at the room entrance. Please take note of the day schedule to plan your study. Subject to review, these seats and laptops are available on first-come-first-served basis. No advanced booking is available.
|From 13 Feb 2012||8 Feb 2012|
|Room L010 on G/F now reopen as Group Study Room.
Room L010 (G/F), formerly Compact Store 1, is now re-open as a Group Discussion Room. All users are welcome to use this Room for group study and discussion.
|26 Jan 2012|
|PCs in Research Enhancement Centre and Media Services (3/F) available for online advanced booking
The following workstations can be booked in advanced in iBooking System
|18 Jan 2012|
|OneSearch article linking service suspension on 12 Jan 2012
Due to an urgent server maintenance, which is scheduled on 12 Jan from 7:30am to 1:00pm, the OneSearch article linking service (a.k.a. View Online) or PolyU e-Link to articles will be suspended during the period. Sorry for any inconvenience that may cause to you.
|From 12 Jan 7:30am to 1:00pm||11 Jan 2012|