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Location and Opening Hours

1/F Main Library Building 

9:00 am-10:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
9:00 am-7:00 pm (Saturday)
10:00 am-7:00 pm (Sunday)
Sunday closed in summer

For Enquiries

Phone      (852) 2859-2207
Fax          (852) 2857-2048
Email       libspeco@hku.hk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

About Special Collections

Of scholarly interest is the Special Collections which houses a unique collection of Hong Kong materials, rare books, microforms and pamphlets. The University Libraries has also gained depository status for a number of core international collections, one of them, the World Trade Organization, is housed in Special Collections.

 

All items in Special Collections are non-circulating, and the use of rare or fragile materials is required to be consulted in the Supervised Reading Room during opening hours only. Guidelines for the use Special Collections can be found in its User Guide and Location Symbols.