Past News & Events

Date Due Reminder For Returning Term Loans (Library Circular: 2013/05)

2013-07-29 14:14 | News

This message is a gentle reminder to all academic, administrative equivalent staff and postgraduate students that all library books on loan to them are due on 26 August 2013. To avoid a last minute rush, please return books before the last day.  Overdue books returned after 26 August 2013 will be subject to a fine of $2.00 (1 - 6 days) and $3.00 (7 - 42 days) per book per calendar day.

Books borrowed or renewed on or after 29 July 2013 will be due for return on 6 January 2014.

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 Please return all loans before leaving Hong Kong on long leave so that other users can have access to the books. To view your borrowing record or to renew your loans online, please visit . Thank you.

Best wishes for your success in the coming academic year.

Dr Shirley Chiu-wing Wong
University Librarian

29 Jul 2013

Security for Off-campus access to Electronic Resources

2013-07-22 14:57 | News

To enhance the security for off-campus access to Library’s electronic resources, effective 25 July 2013, users will be prompted to input several letters from an image code after logging with their Net ID.

For enquiries, please call 2766-6864 or 2766-6909

Launching New Library Homepage

2013-07-19 06:00 | News

Migration of the new Library homepage is scheduled in the evening of 21 July, from 10pm to 4am of the next day. There will be service interruptions of Library homepage, OneSearch and Classic Catalogue during the time.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.


24-hour Study Centre – Closed Temporarily on 4 July AM

2013-07-02 09:26 | News

The 24-hour Study Centre (L001) will be temporarily closed for carpet cleaning from 8:30 am to 12 noon on 4 July 2013.

For group discussion, please use the opposite Group Discussion Room (L010) in the Library during the period.


Library System Enhancement Work

2013-05-30 09:27 | News

Re-indexing of the Library system database is scheduled on 4 June from 1am-8am. You may experience slow response when searching the Library Classic Catalogue during the period. Thereafter, you can refine your searches in the Library Classic Catalogue by limiting search results to the following categories:

  • Books
    • e-Books
    • Printed Books
    • Reserved Books
  • Serials
    • E-Journals
  • Audiovisual Materials
    • Local TV Programmes
  • Databases and Reference Tools
  • Theses
    • PolyU Theses
  • Course schemes


24-hour Study Centre CLOSED on 31 May 2013 at 11 pm

2013-05-23 09:28 | News

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.


Default PIN for Library Account

2013-05-15 06:00 | News

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 (or mainland ID) 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.


Scenes-urban-rural-HongKong-China: Alex Lui Solo Exhibition (13 May – 31 Aug 2013)

2013-05-13 06:00 | News

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.)


Limited Access Arrangement for JULAC Student Card Holders during Exam Period (4-29 May)

2013-05-03 06:00 | News

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.