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(updated on 22 July 2016) RSS


Library Opening and Counter Service Hours for Revision & Examination Period and Term Break (Summer 2016)

Please note the following opening and counter service hours of the Library for the Summer Term:

  Counter Service Hours Opening Hours*
Revision and Examination Period
24 Jul 2016 Sun 08:30 - 17:00 08:30 - 23:00
25 Jul 2016 Mon 08:30 - 23:00 08:30 - 24:00
26 - 29 Jul 2016 Tue - Fri 08:30 - 23:00 00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 24:00
30 Jul 2016 Sat 08:30 - 19:00 00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 24:00
31 Jul 2016 Sun 08:30 - 17:00 00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 24:00
1 - 5 Aug 2016 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 23:00 00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 24:00
6 Aug 2016 Sat 08:30 - 19:00 00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 23:00
Term Break
7 Aug 2016 Sun Closed 08:30 - 23:00
8 Aug 2016 Mon 08:30 - 20:00 08:30 - 23:00
9 - 11 Aug 2016 Tue - Thu 08:30 - 18:00 08:30 - 23:00
12 Aug 2016 Fri 08:30 - 20:00 08:30 - 23:00
13 Aug 2016 Sat 08:30 - 17:00 08:30 - 23:00
14 Aug 2016 Sun Closed 08:30 - 23:00
15 Aug 2016 Mon 08:30 - 20:00 08:30 - 23:00
16 - 18 Aug 2016 Tue - Thu 08:30 - 18:00 08:30 - 23:00
19 Aug 2016 Fri 08:30 - 20:00 08:30 - 23:00
20 Aug 2016 Sat 08:30 - 17:00 08:30 - 23:00
21 Aug 2016 Sun Closed 08:30 - 23:00
22 Aug 2016 Mon 08:30 - 20:00 08:30 - 23:00
23 - 25 Aug 2016 Tue - Thu 08:30 - 18:00 08:30 - 23:00
26 Aug 2016 Fri 08:30 - 20:00 08:30 - 23:00
27 Aug 2016 Sat 08:30 - 17:00 08:30 - 23:00
28 Aug 2016 Sun 12:00 - 18:00 08:30 - 23:00

From 29 August 2016 (Monday) onwards, the regular Library opening and counter service hours will resume.

* Only CityU staff and students (including SCOPE smartcard holders) can stay beyond 23:00 on the University campus. External users will be invited to leave by 23:00. Users left behind may be subject to ID checks.

(11 July 2016)

Enhancement of Library Borrowing Privileges for the Media Resources Collection for Non-CityU Users

The Library is pleased to enhance the borrowing privileges for our Media Resources Collection for the following two types of users with immediate effect:

Types of Users Media Resources Collection
Existing Quota / Loan Period New Quota / Loan Period
Long-serving staff members and their spouses 1 item / same day in-house 2 item / 3 days
Spouses of CityU staff members 1 item / same day in-house 2 item / 3 days
(30 June 2016)

Talk @ the Library - Publishing in International Journals: Tips for Students and Early Career Researchers

Library orientation session

The Library is pleased to announce the upcoming talk – Publishing in International Journals: Tips for Students and Early Career Researchers.

Dr. Luaine Bandounas of Elsevier, will co-present with Dr. Paul Shin of City University of Hong Kong, to help research students and early career researchers understand the publishing process and offer insight into publishing in international journals. In this talk, you will learn about:

  1.  Understanding scholarly publishing
  2.  Choosing the most appropriate journal for your work
  3.  How to prepare your article
  4.  Publishing ethics (e.g. Plagiarism, duplicate submissions, authorship)
Presenters: Dr. Luaine Bandounas (Journal Publisher, Elsevier Ltd., Oxford, UK)
Dr. Paul Shin (Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong; Co-Editor of Marine Pollution Bulletin)
Date and Time: 21 June 2016 (Tuesday), 3:00pm-4:00pm
Venue: User Education Room, Library
Medium of Instruction: English

To reserve a seat, please register online. For enquiries, please call 3442-6415, email lbinf@cityu.edu.hk or visit our Reference Desk.

(8 June 2016)

Temporary Suspension of Hostel Bookdrop Service (Summer Term)

In view of the low usage of bookdrop during summer term and with an aim to better utilize library resources, the hostel bookdrop service will be suspended from 6 June (Monday) to 28 August 2016 (Sunday), both dates inclusive. Library users are encouraged to come back to the campus library to return their books during this period. Our bookdrop collection service will be resumed when Semester A of 2016/17 starts on 29 August 2016 (Monday).

We apologize for any inconvenience caused to the users.

(9 May 2016)