Yu Chun Keung 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 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 books using the self-check stations. 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 2819-9771.
Daily: 8:30am – 6am of the following day
(except Special Collections, AV & Reserve Collection, and Level 3 Collaboration Zone)
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 after 9 am (10 am on Sundays & Public Holidays) at the Lending Services Division on the G/F.
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 books using the self-check stations (G/F and 4/F in Main 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 or 2241-5945.
Temporary Suspension of Fresh, Laboratory & Fire Service Water Supply for Modification Works of New Water Supply Pipe at Check Meter Location beside Lyttelton Road as Requested by Water Supplies Department (WSD).
Check Meter Location beside Lyttelton Road.
1. Fresh & Laboratory water supply - 17 November 2013 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00.
2. Fire Service Water Supply - 17 November 2013 (Sun) 14:00 - 18:00.
For more details, please find the notice and the additional information below:
Subject: Temporary Suspension of Fresh and Laboratory Water
Saturday 26th October from 13:00-18:00
The Water Supplies Department (WSD) will be adding a connection to a new water supply pipe at Lyttelton Road on Saturday 26th October from 13:00-18:00. This work will cause temporary suspension of fresh and laboratory water at the Main Library.
For more details, please find the notice and additional information in the link below:
The air quality of the area containing books with call numbers: 500-599 on 1/F Old Wing, Main Library has improved to an acceptable level and is now open.
Book retrieval service for books with call numbers: 500-599 books will no longer be available.
Thank you for your patience in this matter.
Message from University Libraries
With the overwhelming response, Author’s Talk is now moved to a bigger venue – Multi-purpose Zone at Level 3 (Main Library).
If you are interested, please register at
For your information, details of the seminar are as follows:
Date: 18 September 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue: Multi-purpose Zone at Level 3 (Main Library)
This seminar focuses on publishing in academic journals, tips from Taylor & Francis to help you succeed. Speaker is Lyndsey Dixon (Journals Publisher - Asia Pacific, Taylor & Francis) with Dr Kaimin Shih (Associate Editor of HKIE Transactions) as Editor on Panel.
For enquiries, please contact Information Services Division at email@example.com.
Information Services Division
19 September 2013 (Mid-Autumn Festival)
Main Library (except Special Collections) & Fung Ping Shan Library: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm;
Medical Library: 8:15 am – 5:00 pm
The following libraries and Special Collections: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm:
· Dental Library
· Education Library
· Law Library
· Music Library
All libraries will be closed at 5:00 pm.
20 September 2013 (The day following Mid-Autumn Festival) &
1 October 2013 (National Day):
All HKU Libraries 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 2241-5945.
Find@HKUL is a search tool that helps users discover the HKUL collection through a single search box in one go.
The tool has four tabs, with the default set to the Books + Articles tab. Each tab encompasses a unique dataset. The Books tab enables users to search holdings of the HKUL library catalogue (Dragon). One can also place requests, view the circulation record or even connect to HKALL in this environment. The Articles tab provides access to a large index of articles, conference papers, overseas theses and book chapters. Searching the Articles tab is similar to searching a huge cross-disciplinary database, with full text articles just a click or two away. The Extended Search tab offers a real-time connection to specialized databases, resources which might not be covered under the Articles tab, providing deeper searches into the HKUL collection.
The simple search interface of Find@HKUL facilitates novice searchers to find pertinent information in support of their learning needs. At the same time, the ease of information discovery helps capitalize on the library resources subscribed for the community.
Explore the search tips at http://lib.hku.hk/primo/help/
With the introduction of this new search tool, ResearchPro and ArticleFinder have retired from our service.
The Multi-purpose Zone area located at the Main Library Level 3 will be closed.
Dates: 9th, 10th, and 13th of September
Time: 8:00am to 7:00pm
Please consider using our other study space in the Main Library, the Oval on 1/F Knowles Building or the Chi Wah Learning Commons if you cannot find a suitable place on Level 3.
Thank you very much for your valuable support to our Libraries
With effect from 2 September 2013, the University Libraries has resumed the advisory service for students in the Chi Wah Learning Commons (智華館). The University Libraries will offer assistance to students in:
• using the library services and facilities;
• formulating search strategies;
• searching the information resources, such as Dragon (the library catalogue) and the article databases; and
• setting up personal consultations for in-depth information search.
The advisory service is available Monday to Friday from 1 pm to 5 pm in Zone R, i.e. the designated Student Advisory Services Zone shown in green in the following floor plan.
The Libraries aims to provide high quality advisory service to facilitate student learning experience at the Learning Commons which is developing into a campus hub for student-centered learning activities.
You are most welcome to share with us what you think about the Libraries’ advisory service at the Chi Wah Learning Commons by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.