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Key Dates for Library Patrons

Below are key dates all Library patrons should take note and take action accordingly.

Date Description
15 May Processing of book recommendations received after 15 May 2017 may be delayed owing to system freeze
5 June Last day to request for HKALL items and walk-in borrowing by JULAC patrons
6 June to 17 July Temporary suspension of HKALL request service. During this period, eligible patrons please use Interlibrary Loans Services to request books from other UGC-funded university libraries.
7 June Display of new additions will be suspended from 14 June to 12 July 2017. Service will resume on 19 July 2017.
9 June Library catalogue frozen. Though no new records will be added, searching in the catalogue remains available till new system goes live.
15 June Last day to return HKALL and JULAC walk-in patron loan items
11 July Last day to download personal reading history of HKU library items via MyAccount@HKUL
11 July Last day to print out the history of request for interlibrary loans
11 July Last day to capture outstanding fines and fees and details from MyAccount@HKUL
12 to 17 July System freeze. Temporary suspension of:
  • MyAccount@HKUL
  • Self-service machines. Please check out or return at the nearest Lending Services Counter
  • Online request for HKU books
  • Interbranch delivery
  • Patron record update
17 July New Integrated Library System goes live