All the UGC supported libraries will switch to the new system at the same time. So, there will be service disruptions for a short period (“the cut-over”), from June 5 to mid- July.
What does it mean for you, the user?
Mark these dates!
June 5: Last day to request HKALL. Use Interlibrary Loan to request books after this date.
June 15: Return all HKALL & JULAC books.
July 11: Last day to
July 12: System frozen.
Mid July: New PowerSearch up and running, including HKALL!
The Library Catalog "PowerSearch" will get a new look in this summer 2017. Not only at HKUST, but at all 8 UGC-funded university libraries (known as JULAC) as well. We are migrating into one single online platform for you to access, retrieve, and request print, shared electronic, and digital resources from the 8 UGC libraries.