4/F Main Library

Jul 16 2015

Fire Alarm Testing – Monday, 13 July 2015

Published by at 12:00 pm under Breaking News

Safety at HKU is our utmost priority and concern where fire and emergency systems testing are conducted on a constant basis.

The Libraries will work with the Estates Office, and Safety Office to improve our communications and the channels we use to better inform our readers.
In addition, we will add a brief verbal announcement to forewarn Library readers and staff of future fire alarm testing.

We apologize for any inconveniences Monday’s test may have caused.

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Jul 02 2015

Library services which require user authentication will be suspended between 6am – 10am, 5th July 2015

Published by at 7:25 pm under Breaking News

Library services which require user authentication will be suspended in the following time period because of the maintenance of HKU Single-Sign-On (Central Authentication Service) between 6am – 10am, 5th July 2015

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Jun 08 2015

Cyclical Maintenance to Library Building 6/F (Old Wing) and Outdoor Facilities

To : All Users in Library Building (Old Wing) 6/F
Duration : Until Further Notice

08:00a.m. – 06:00p.m. (Daily)
Area of Work :
Roof, External Walls and Outdoor Facilities of Library Building (Old Wing)
Noisy work will be kept to a minimum. The Estates Office as well as the contractor apologizes for any inconvenience caused.
Estates Office

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Jun 01 2015

Spatial Reorganization for a New Entrance on 2/F Main Library Building (New Wing) – Commencement of Work

To:  All Users of Main Library Building (Old Wing & New Wing) Subject:    Spatial  Reorganization for a New Entrance on 2/F Main Library Building (New Wing)

Period:                 29 May 2015 to End Jan 2016

Working Hours:   8:30a.m. to 6:00p.m.

Name of Firm Techoy  Construction Co. Ltd.
Contact Person : Techoy-Mr. Dicky  Wong 94831904 I Mr. Eddie Law 96238741

Estates Office- Mr. P W Tam 9283 0133/ Mr. Paul Cheung  63808715

Security  Control  Centre  3917 2882

We refer to the captioned project. Please be informed that the renovation work is scheduled to carry out at the period specified above. Please find enclosed herewith area plan, with site area highlighted, for your information. Kindly be informed that the work may cause noise and vibration nuisances to the users. The contractor is reminded to minimize the construction nuisances as far as possible.

We apologize for any inconvenience the work may cause.  Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Paul Cheung at 63808715.

Thank you for your attention.

Paul Cheung

Technical Manager

Estates Office

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Jun 01 2015

The Po Chung & CEO Collections, Bestsellers and Browsing Collections were relocated from G/F to 1/F AV & Reserve Collection

Published by at 12:21 pm under Breaking News

In connection with the 2/F New Entrance project, the Po Chung & CEO Collections, Bestsellers and Browsing Collections were relocated from G/F to 1/F AV & Reserve Collection (next to the AV viewing room).

There are temporary signage on the G/F to direct patrons to 1/F AV & Reserve for the above collections.

Thank you very much for your kind attention.

Best regards,

Esther Woo

Associate Librarian, Engagement and Lending Services University of Hong Kong Libraries

t+(852) 2859-7001

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Jun 01 2015

Network Maintenance in Main Library

Published by at 9:56 am under Breaking News

Place: 4/F, New Wing

Date: 6th June 2015 (Saturday)

Time: 10:00 to 13:00

Services & Facilities affected:

  1. WiFi and Wired networks
  2. Study Tables & Single Study Rooms – Cannot book & sign in
  3. Public Access Workstations – cannot connect to network
  4. Room for  Visually Impaired students

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May 20 2015

Librarian’s Office returns to normal operation on 26 May 2015

The Librarian’s Office will return to normal operations on the 4/F New Wing, Main Library from Tuesday, 26 May 2015. All office operations including thesis binding service will resume.  Please note the prefix of all telephone numbers for the Librarian’s office will be changed to 3917-XXXX after the move.

For General Enquires please contact 3917-1959.

To facilitate the move, the Librarian’s temporary office, 2/F Old Wing, Main Library will be closed on Friday, 22 May.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused during our renovations.

Peter Sidorko
University Librarian

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Apr 27 2015

Library Opening Hours during Labour Day /Buddha’s Birthday

Published by at 10:53 am under Breaking News

1 May 2015 (Labour Day), and
25 May 2015 (Buddha’s Birthday)

Main Library, AV & Reserve Collection, Special Collections, and Fung Ping Shan Library will open from 10am to 7pm.

Law Library and Medical Library will open from 10am to 5pm.

Dental Library, Education Library, and Music Library will be closed.

The Library Corner on G/F and the Study Zone on Level 3, Main Library, will remain open after Main Library opening hours for the use by CURRENT STAFF and CURRENT STUDENTS ONLY.

For enquiry, please call 2859-2203 or 2859-2202.

Best wishes
Peter Sidorko
University Librarian

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Apr 27 2015

Main Library and Medical Library Extended Opening Hours

Published by at 10:52 am under Breaking News

The Main Library and Medical Library will extend the opening hours for the coming Revision Week & Assessment Period from 11 pm, 4 May to 6 am, 23 May 2015:

Main Library:
Daily:  8:30am – 6am of the following day
(except Special Collections, AV & Reserve Collection, and Level 3 Collaboration Zone)

Medical Library:
Monday – Friday: 8:15am – 6am of the following day
Saturday: 8:30am – 6am of the following day
Sundays & Public Holidays: 10am – 6am of the following day

All service counters will be closed outside the normal operating hours.  In order to thoroughly clean the library, all users and their possessions must be cleared by 6 am each morning.  Items not removed from each desk will be removed by staff on duty and can be collected at:

Main Library:
After 9 am (10 am on Sundays & Public Holidays) at the Lending Services Division on the G/F;

Yu Chun Keung Medical Library:
After 10 am at the Circulation Counter.

During the extended opening hours, contract security guards will be stationed in these two libraries to provide basic security services.  When the circulation counters are closed, users can check out/in books using the self-check stations (G/F and 4/F in Main Library, and one in Medical Library). While there is no counter service, all public computers, printers and copiers will be available but no refill of printing paper will be provided.

For enquiry, please call 2859-2203 / 2859-2202 (Main Library) or 3917-9215 (Medical Library).

Best wishes
Peter Sidorko
University Librarian

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Apr 17 2015

Closure of the Yu Chun Keung Medical Library on Sun 26 April

Published by at 6:02 pm under Breaking News

Dear Colleagues & Students,

Closure of the Yu Chun Keung Medical Library on Sun 26 April

The Yu Chun Keung Medical Library will be closed on Sun 26 April due to the suspension of electricity supply to the William Mong Building for statutory inspection.

For enquiry, please call 3917-9215.

Best wishes
Peter Sidorko
University Librarian

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