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    FAQ - Using the OUHK Library

    FAQ - Using the OUHK Library

    1.   Can I access the OUHK Library?
        An access code will be printed next to the “Valid Till” date on the back of your student identity card if you have enrolled for University Programmes or LiPACE Programmes. Please check the access code to see if you have the right to access the OUHK Library.
    Meaning of access codes:
    "L" -  Stands for the right to enter the OUHK Library and access E-Library off-campus
    "LC" -  Stands for the right to enter the OUHK Library only
    "LE" -  Stands for the right to access E-Library off-campus only
    ("P" -  Stands for the right to access the PC laboratories)

    Special note for Distance Learning students:
    If you temporarily suspend your studies and have not currently registered in any OUHK courses, you are an “inactive student”. You can access the OUHK Library for two more semesters during its opening hours except:
    - All Saturdays and Sundays.
    - Examination period (watch out announcement at the Library’s entrance, in News & Announcements section of the Library Homepage, and the OUHK website).
    Inactive students are not entitled to borrow any library materials and to access full service of the E-Library.
    2.   What are the OUHK's opening hours?
    The OUHK Library is open all year round, except the first 3 days of the Lunar New Year.
      Non-examination period* Examination period*^
      Mondays – Fridays
      (excluding public holidays)
    09:00 – 22:00 09:00 – 22:00
      Saturdays and Sundays
      (including public holidays)
    12:00 – 22:00
      Public holidays
      (Mondays – Fridays)
    13:00 – 21:00
      * Early closing at 17:40 on festival days including Mid-Autumn Festival, Winter Solstice, Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, and Lunar New Year's Eve.

    ^Examination Period (watch out announcement at the Library's entrance, in News & Announcements section in the Library Homepage, and the OUHK website).
    On special occasions, notice of changes in opening hours will be put up in advance at the Library’s entrance, in News & Announcements section in the Library Homepage, and the OUHK website.


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    Modified Date: Mar 10, 2020

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