News & Events

Library opening hours during Winter Solstice, Christmas & New Year holidays
2018-12-12 13:22 | Notice

Please note the special opening hours of the Library during the festival season:

Date   LIB Opening Hours
22 Dec 2018 (Sat) Winter Solstice 8:30am - 6:00pm
24 Dec 2018 (Mon) Christmas Eve 8:30am - 6:00pm
25 Dec 2018 (Tue) Christmas Day Closed
26 Dec 2018 (Wed) Christmas Holiday  Closed
31 Dec 2018 (Mon) New Year's Eve 8:30am - 6:00pm
1 Jan 2019 (Tue) The first day of January Closed

The 24-Hour Study Centre (G/F) can be accessed via the Core E entrance after Library closes. Please present your PolyU staff / student ID cards to the security guard before entering.


We Have Upgraded Anatomy.TV
2018-12-11 16:48 | News

The Library has recently upgraded an essential interactive teaching/learning tool of anatomy via the Anatomy.TV.

The upgraded version is delivered on HTML5, which results in a faster, more contemporary, and intuitive platform. More importantly, the platform runs on all modern browsers and devices (OS and Android-driven devices included) and is free from the clunky Flash plug-ins. This means that more users can access the rich interactive contents more conveniently, anywhere, anytime.

We have access to 3 products via Anatomy.TV, namely

Contact your Faculty Librarian if you need assistance using the resources.

Call for Submissions: READ@PolyU – 2018 Writing Contest
2018-12-03 17:17 | News

Write Your Version

Imagine you woke up one morning and found that you had transformed overnight into an animal (any animal of your choice). What would you do? What would happen next? Tell your story in 500 words.

Eligibility: Full-time Year 1 PolyU Undergraduate Students
Language: English
Format: 500 words in MS Word
Deadline: 20 December 2018 (11:59 pm)


Champion – Apple Watch Series 4
1st Runner Up – Moleskine Smart Writing Set “Ellipse”
2nd Runner Up – Apple AirPods Wireless Headphones
Honourable Mentions: $500 Eslite Bookshop Coupons

Visit the READ@PolyU website for more details.
Inspired by the 2018 common book, Fifteen Dogs

Library Workshops in December Open for Registration!
2018-11-27 09:01 | News

The Library will launch a series of workshops on various topics in Dec 2018. Staff and students who are interested in making effective use of information are welcome to join.

 Register Now !

Exhibition on Green Deck: A Catalyst for a Green & Vibrant Community 綠化平台展覽: 綠化環境 活化社區
2018-11-26 17:10 | News


Neighbouring the heavily-loaded Cross Harbour Tunnel, PolyU has long witnessed problems in the vicinity – poor air quality, overloaded footbridge, poor connectivity within the district and lack of open space. The University has thus advocated the construction of a "Green Deck" over the toll plaza of the Hung Hom Cross Harbour Tunnel.

Date: 26 November 2018 – 25 January 2019
Venue: P/F, Pao Yue-kong Library

The exhibition will showcase the Green Deck proposal, the related studies conducted by PolyU academic staff as well as stakeholders' feedback collected via a wide variety of programs.

Virtual Reality Display
Date: 27 & 29 November 2018 and 18 & 20 December 2018
Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Venue: Digital Visualization Room, i-Space, 4/F, Pao Yue-kong Library

During the time-slots above, a virtual reality display of Green Deck mock-up will be provided to PolyU community. Immerse yourself in a 360-degree tour and experience a vivid walk-through of the proposed construction.

Visit the exhibition and share your views on Green Deck with other fellow students and staff now!

*Co-organized by: Pao Yue-kong Library, Communications and Public Affairs Office, Campus Development Office & Department of Computing

READ@PolyU – Author Talk via Skype
2018-10-22 09:15 | News

André Alexis 🐾

Author of the 2018 common book, Fifteen Dogs

Date: 25 October 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30 – 5:15 pm
Venue: Digital Visualisation Room, 4/F Library
Moderated by: Dean A. F. Gui, Instructor, English Language Centre
Spaces are limited! Register early to ensure your spot.

Join us in a moderated discussion with Mr Alexis on his inspirations and challenges in writing Fifteen Dogs.

Talk to the author in the Question-and-Answer session.

André Alexis brings us this fascinating fable of humanity, exploring what happens when fifteen dogs are granted the power of human thought. The gods watch with amusement from above and wager a high-stakes bet—will at least one of the dogs die happy?

Visit the READ@PolyU website to learn more about the programme.

Literature Criticism Online (Trial)
2018-10-19 09:11 | News

An online resource from Gale which provides a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works in all areas of literature.

Expiry date: 31 Dec 2018

Opthalmologica (1998+) (Trial)
2018-10-08 10:03 | News

Journal published by Karger.

Expiry date: 30 June 2019

Cerebrovascular Diseases (1998+) (Trial)
2018-10-08 10:01 | News

Journal published by Karger.

Expiry date: 30 June 2019