PolyU Digital University Collection

To celebrate the PolyU 85th anniversary, the Library has formally released a unique and indispensable PolyU Digital University Collection, which is a valuable resource to understand and visualise the history and development of PolyU.

This Collection is composed of featured works and publications selected and digitised from the physical collection published after 1951. It contains historical materials documenting the development of the University and information on academic, research and administrative units, such as annual reports, anniversary related publications, and congregation publications.

For wider access, the Collection is now open to the PolyU community and the general public. Explore it now and you may also find the past ceremonies, campus facilities and buildings at PolyU in pictures anywhere anytime.

Government Trade School, ~1951

Hong Kong Technical College (HKTC) campus, ~1967

The formal establishment of the Hong Kong Polytechnic, 1 August 1972

The I.C.I. Library (the Library of HKTC), ~1967

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, ~1994

The PolyU Digital University Collection provides valuable resources for understanding the University’s history & development. Some featured works and publications are listed below:

PolyU Anniversaries

Administration Publication

Ceremony Publication


PolyU Annual Report



At present, the PolyU Digital University Collection contains 208 titles and more titles will be added by phases. To know more about other digital collections and digital humanities projects, please visit the PolyU Library Digital Collections Portal.

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