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4/F Main Library

Jul 28 2020

Restricted access and reduced level of library services (From 29 July until further notice)

Restricted access and reduced level of library services (From 29 July until further notice)

As announced by the HKU Task Force on Infectious Diseases on 23 July 2020:

“In light of the current sustained transmissions in the community and with a view to reducing the possibility of infection on campus, the University has decided to extend for another week from July 27 to August 2, 2020 the existing arrangements as set out in the Task Force’s bulk email dated July 19, 2020, in terms of work arrangements, face-to-face teaching, and campus facilities and services.”

In view of the latest precautionary measures introduced by the Government, the Libraries will reduce the level of services including opening hours and restrict access to current HKU/HKU SPACE students and staff until further notice. Please check our latest opening hours on https://lib.hku.hk/general/hours/index.html  or contact respective service points/offices https://lib.hku.hk/general/contactus_staff.html before making a visit. No face-to-face services are available.

Location Facilities Service Enquiries
Main Library OPEN

2/F – Entrance

Level 3 – Technology Zone, Breakout Zone and Study Zone

All floors – Stack areas and single study spaces

 

ADVANCED ROOM BOOKINGS/ RESERVATIONS OF ALL FACILITIES (EXCEPT RESEARCH CARRELS) ARE NOT REQUIRED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

 

Lending Enquiries

• Tel: 3917 2202  (No face-to-face services)

• Email: libcir@hku.hk

 

HKALL, ILL, Hing Wai Document Delivery, Hold/Request/Pick-up and Interbranch Delivery services will not be available. Please use automatic book return units/book drops at Main Library or any branch libraries.  Due dates between 29 July and 29 September 2020 will be automatically extended to 30 September 2020 except short loan/recalled items.

 

Special Collections Enquiries

• Email: libspeco@hku.hk

 

Information Enquiries

WhatsApp-a-Librarian: 5441-5441

• Email-a-Librarian: libis@hku.hk

Zoom-a-Librarian

• Call-a-Librarian: 3917 2203

(No face-to-face services)

 

Research Consultation Service:

A personalized advisory service

 

ALL LIBRARY WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

University Archives

• Email: hkua@hku.hk

• Website: http://www.uarchive.hku.hk/

 

CLOSED

G/F – Entrance, Joseph Needham Room, Library Corner, Seminar Room

1/F – Special Collections, AV group viewing rooms

2/F – Enquiries and Lending Services counters, Library Innovation Centre, Multipurpose Area

Level 3 – Information counter, Multipurpose Zone and Collaboration Zone

 

Branches OPEN from 30 July until further notice

Dental Library

 

 

CLOSED with email enquiry service

Tin Ka Ping Education Library Lui Che Woo Law Library, Yu Chun Keung Medical Library and Music Library

 

University Archives CLOSED with email enquiry service

 

Other library offices  

CLOSED

Precautionary health and security measures

With immediate effect, all entrants are required to wear a face mask all the time inside the Library and bring along a HKU student/staff card/library card/authorization documents for security check at university entrances. No service will be provided to any person not wearing a face mask. Please enter the Main Library via 2/F entrance where body temperature check will be conducted for all patrons and visitors including HKU staff and students.

Click here to find out more about library support for remote learning.

​Should you need further assistance, please contact us via https://lib.hku.hk/cgi-bin/comments/form.cgi.

​Thank you for your understanding.

 

Peter Sidorko

University Librarian

The University of Hong Kong Libraries​

 

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