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Get Started @ HKUST Library: Start


Welcome to the HKUST Library!

This guide aims to help you make the most of the Library in your first year at HKUST. It presents you with key library resources, services, and facilities.

The Library has a variety of facilities and flexible space equipped with technology to facilitate learning. View Facilities details.

Learning Commons (LC) on LG1 opens 24x7 during term time.  It also has the Creative Media Zone which as a graphics workshop, AV Editing Suites, and even a Video Studio.

Check out the Services & Information about LC.

Your Borrowing Privilege

Borrowing Privileges by User Groups

  • Loan Limit for UGs = 50
  • HKUST Books - 4 weeks
  • Kindles - 14 days
  • DVDs & CDs - 7 days

Remember to return items on time, beware of Overdue Fines

Be Considerate

Please help maintain a good study environment (user behavior):

  • Quiet
  • Food and drink
  • No Unattended Belongings
  • No Smoking
  • Proper Use of Collections and Facilities

In order to maintain an atmosphere suitable for study, the Library has implemented a Demerit Schedule.

Contact Us

Ask a Librarian at the Information Desk (Library G/F) for:

  • Assistance on finding the right books, articles, databases, internet resources, etc.
  • Guidelines on the right direction for an assignment
  • Tips on using Library equipment and facilities, and to check out peripherals such as USB drives, headsets, whiteboard markers, cables and others
  • Help in finding computers or study seats during busy times

You may also contact us by:

   WhatsApp (9701-1055)
   Phone (2358-6760)
   Email or Subject Librarians
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