As the Library building will be closed until further notice, with effect from 6 Dec 2019, the Library will set up a temporary service point for book pick up and return next to the Hall Reception Counter of the Homantin Halls of Residence.
Library Temporary Book Pick-up and Return Service Point at Homantin Halls of Residence
Eligible users: PolyU students and staff with valid PolyU ID card only
Service Hours: 9am - 5pm (Mon - Fri) excluding public holidays
Address: Next to Hall Reception Counter, G/F, PolyU Student Halls of Residence, 15 Fat Kwong Street, Homantin
(A location map can be found here.)
HKALL – Book Pick-up
With the above temporary service point, HKALL requesting service is now resumed. Eligible users can request books from other UGC-funded libraries via HKALL and pick up at the temporary service point within five days upon receiving Library email notification.
Users can return books borrowed from PolyU Library and HKALL at this temporary service point.
Extended Due Date for All Library Items Checked Out Before 11 Nov 2019
The due date of Library items borrowed from the PolyU Library before 11 Nov 2019 has been extended to 20 Jan 2020 (or up to the expiry date of your PolyU ID card / Library Card). No overdue fines will be incurred for items due during the period of Library closure. This applies to all books (incl. HKALL, Interlibrary Loan and Reserve Books), AV-items, and i-Space equipment.
Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services (ILL&DDS)
Requests for articles and book chapters via Document Delivery Service will remain normal but fulfilment for some of them may be affected.
Interlibrary Loan requests for books, conference proceedings, theses, and patents will be suspended until the Library reopens. Users who borrowed books (overseas & local) using the Interlibrary Loan service can return them at the Library after its reopens.
Users are advised to check the Library Website for latest updates on Library Services. You can also contact the Library should you have any enquiries.