Notices

Resumption of access to PolyU Library for Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card holders

2020-06-10 16:08 | Notice

In light of the latest COVID-19 situation in Hong Kong, Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card holders may access the Library from 15 June 2020.  

To access the campus, card holders will have to present their Library Cards and provide required information at the following campus entrances: 

Updates for Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card Holders

2020-05-25 17:51 | Notice

Updates for Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card Holders
 

Library Reopening on 4 May 2020

2020-04-30 10:20 | Notice

The Library will reopen to PolyU students and staff from 4 May 2020 and Graduate and Special Borrower Library card holders from 15 June 2020. Opening hours are 8:30am-10:00pm Mon-Sat and 12:00nn-9:00pm Sun (excluding public holidays). The 24 Hour Study Centre, G/F Quiet Study Zone and all group rooms of the Library will remain closed.

All users are required to wear a mask when in the Library. Please do not move the tables and chairs around so as to keep a safe social distance.  Visit our Library Facebook / IG to see the new arrangement of the Library physical space.

Library Closed from 23 Mar while Physical Resources Retrieval Service Continues

2020-03-22 18:14 | Notice

As there is a resurgence of coronavirus infections in the community, our physical Library, including the 24-Hour Study Centre, will be closed until further notice. During this period, PolyU staff and students who require access to print books and physical AV resources of the Library can request for their retrieval using the Physical Resources Retrieval Service. After receiving the pick-up notice via email, please pick up and borrow the requested items by self-checkout stations at the Reserve Collection area, Podium Floor of the Library from 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm on Monday to Friday. PolyU staff and students can continue to access all Library’s online resources anywhere 24/7, including e-books, e-journals, databases, etc. via the Library homepage.

Additional Library Support for Online Learning and Teaching 

Library Podium Floor Re-Opens on 16 March 2020

2020-03-13 16:03 | Notice

From 16 March 2020, Podium Floor of the Library will be open to PolyU staff and students only from 9:00am to 7:00pm Mondays to Fridays until further notice.  The rest of the Library and the 24-Hour Study Centre will remain CLOSED.

At this point, Graduate Card holders and other fee-paying card holders will not have access to the Library until further notice.

Podium Floor has been set up for individual study, with a safe social distance between seats. Please do not move the tables or chairs around. All users are required to wear face masks in the Library. Water dispensers are suspended, and users may bring their own bottles of drinking water. 

Resumption of HKALL service and Extension of Service Hours for Physical Resources Retrieval Service

2020-03-04 15:22 | Notice

Resumption of HKALL and InterLibrary Loan with effect from 2 March 2020

With effect from 2 Mar 2020, in addition to requesting books in PolyU Library with the Physical Resource Retrieval Service, eligible PolyU staff and students can also request books from other UGC funded university libraries using the HKALL service via OneSearch. Eligible PolyU staff and students can also request for books from overseas libraries using the Interlibrary Loan Service.

Extension of service hours of Physical Resources Retrieval Service

With effect from Monday, 9 March 2020, Physical Resources Retrieval Service for all PolyU staff and students will be from 9am to 7pm on Mondays to Fridays.

Arrangements for Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card Holders

2020-03-02 08:30 | Notice

In view of the latest development of the coronavirus where Library Study and Collection spaces are closed, Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card holders will have no access to the Library until further notice.

Extension of Library Card Valid Dates

For the inaccessible period of 11 Nov 2019 – 2 Feb 2020, the validity of Graduate and Special Borrower Library Cards have already been extended for 90 days from their original expiry dates on or after 11 Nov 2019. As soon as we are able to determine when the access for Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card holders can be resumed, the Library will consider further extension on the validity of library cards.

Return of Borrowed Items

All borrowed items can be returned within 1 week after the Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card holders are able to access the Library again. No fines will be incurred for items borrowed whose original due dates fall within the period of no access to the Library. Please ignore the overdue notices automatically generated during this period.

Library Study and Collection Spaces CLOSED until further notice & Physical Retrieval Service for PolyU Staff & Students

2020-02-23 13:32 | Notice

In view of the latest development regarding the novel coronavirus, the Library Study Spaces and Collection Spaces and the 24-Hour Study Centre will remain CLOSED until further notice. 

Physical Resources Retrieval Service for PolyU Staff & Students

During closure of Library Spaces, PolyU Staff and Students who require access to print books and physical AV resources of the Library can request for their retrieval using the Physical Resources Retrieval Service. The requester will be notified by email when the retrieved items are ready for self-pick-up and self-checkout at the Reserve Collection Area on P/F at 9:00am – 7:00pm (Monday – Friday).

Enrich Online Teaching with Open Educational Resources (OERs)

2020-02-06 09:00 | Notice

Have you included any up-to-date and relevant Open Educational Resources (OERs) in your online teaching to enrich students’ learning experience?

 

Use Resource List to improve quality of online teaching

2020-02-05 09:00 | Notice

To facilitate online teaching and learning, instructors can make use of Library’s Resource List to seamlessly connect your students to lists of mandatory and supplementary teaching resources directly from Learn@PolyU.

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