News & Events

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  • 08/07/2018

    LibrarySearch will be under system maintenance from 00:00 July 8 (Sun) to 04:00 July 8 (Sun). During this period "My Library Record", online renewal and requests may be unavailable.

    The LibrarySearch service will be resumed immediately after the maintenance. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused. Thank you.

  • 13/05/2018 to 31/08/2018

    The Chung Chi College Library and United College Library will be renovating their library spaces this summer from 13 May to 31 August 2018. Also, the Refreshment Zone of the Learning Garden will be partially accessible from 12 May 7 pm to 31 August 2018. A book retrieval service for the collections in the Learning Garden, Chung Chi College Library and United College Library is provided during the above periods. Click here to request for library materials in the following collections:

    Learning Garden

    Location at LibrarySearch Call Number UL A UL Local TV Programme All UL DVD All UL Gov Document Oversize All UL Indexes & Abstracts All UL...
  • 08/05/2018 to 26/05/2018

    Who says Summer time means assignment-free?

    Library is here for all students who still need to work during Summer. Light refreshments are provided in each session (be good to the environment, bring your own reusable water bottle). All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops. Postgraduate students who find the topics interesting are also welcome to join in.

    Program 1: Choosing a Topic for Your Term Paper – Important Points You Should be Aware of

    21 May (Mon) 12:00 noon - 12:40 p.m.

    Program 2: Supporting Your Argument – Identify Academic Sources Related to Your Topic

    24 May (Thu) 12:00 noon - 12:40 p.m.

    Program 3: Arm Yourself Against Plagiarism - Acknowledging Your Sources with RefWorks

    ...
  • 24/04/2018 to 26/05/2018

    Workshop 2: Preparing and Exploring Your Data in Python of the Innovation Skills Workshops: Applying Digital Tools in Telling Stories with DATA Series collaborated with Center for Entrepreneurship will be held on 25-26 May . Welcome CUHK Faculty members, researchers and all students to join this workshop to equip yourself to tell impactful stories with data. Workshop 3 will be held in around mid-Sept to early Oct. Certificate of Attendance will be issued for participants who have attended ALL THREE workshops.

    Workshop 1: Design Thinking Meets Computational Thinking - Digital Literacy in the Network Age (conducted on 23-24 March) Workshop 2: Preparing and Exploring Your Data in Python...
  • 13/04/2018 to 31/08/2018

    With an aim to create spaces that are technology-rich and vibrant and in response to the changing needs for learning, teaching and research, the Learning Garden, Chung Chi College Library and United College Library will be renovating their library spaces during this summer. To provide temporary book storage, the Quiet Study Area, IT Zone, Maker Bubble, Open Forum and Learning Path of the Learning Garden will be temporarily closed from 12 May 7 pm to 31 August 2018. On the lower-campus, the First Floor will be closed and the Second Floor of the Chung Chi College Library will be partially accessible from 14 May to 31 August 2018. On the upper-campus, the entire United College Library will be closed from 13 May to 31 August 2018. The Late Reading Rooms of Chung Chi College Library and...

  • 29/03/2018 to 29/05/2018

    The Cultural Revolution in Images: Caricature-Posters from Guangzhou 1966-1977 漫畫中的文化大革命:廣州的諷刺宣傳畫 1966-1977

    The Library is proud to partner with Dr. Laura Pozzi , Lecturer of the Centre for China Studies , to launch this new digital collection, “ The Cultural Revolution in Images: Caricature-Posters from Guangzhou...

  • 19/03/2018 to 24/03/2018

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library would like to invite 2nd year undergraduate students to take part in our Student Information Behavior Study.

    It will be held in various sessions on weekdays from March 19 - 23 in the Multi-purpose Room on the 1/F of University Library. Students who complete a 45 mins. online assessment will receive a $50 supermarket coupon .

    Seats are limited. Shortlisted participants will be contacted via email on the exact date and time for the study. Students who are interested to participate please go to the following website for registration: https://webapp.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/ras/restricted/eventlist?id=134

    Please send email to...

  • 13/03/2018 to 24/03/2018

    The Library is pleased to collaborate with Center for Entrepreneurship in arranging a series of workshops - Innovation Skills Workshops: Applying Digital Tools in Telling Stories with DATA from March to October 2018. The series consists of 3 workshops well-structured for equipping participants with the skills to combine computational methods with narrative approaches using data to develop web applications for scholarly and creative works. Popular digital tools like Python will be covered. Each workshop consists of 9 hours with theories and practices, starting on Friday night and end on Saturday afternoon :

    Workshop 1: Design Thinking Meets Computational Thinking - Digital Literacy in...
  • 18/02/2018 to 25/02/2018

    Library website will be suspended on February 25, 2018 (Sunday) from 8:00am to 10:00am for maintenance.
    We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

  • 22/01/2018 to 22/03/2018

    Time spent on the Library workshops today equals time saved later! Attend the following workshops to learn more about Library resources that support your study and research needs.

    Searching Skills Series

    Program 1: Finding Information in Social Sciences

    Introduces library resources on Social Sciences and demonstrates how to identify a research question and search related materials.

    18 Jan (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. [Click here to register]
    24 Jan (Wed) 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. [Click here to register]

    Program 2: Finding Business Information

    ......

  • 15/01/2018 to 28/01/2018

    With the continuous development of the Internet to meet the growth of smart cities and the coming 4th industrial revolution, cloud computing, machine learning, big data, and IoT (Internet of Things) are increasingly being integrated into the fabric of our digital lifestyle.

    As smart, connected, and data driven products, services, and systems become more prevalent in this coming decade, media and business professionals will be challenged to collect and codify data for further processing, visualization, and on-demand story telling. This bootcamp aims to equip students from higher education institutions in Hong Kong with the essential skills required to function well in the data era.

    Attendees will learn from experts and mentors and join with other students to collaborate...

  • 08/01/2018 to 31/01/2018

    The Library is pleased to organise the following public talk by the Library Fulbright Research Scholar Daniel C Tsang . All are welcome to join!

    Protest Culture in Hong Kong: Preserving Historical Memory

    Are libraries & cultural institutions here doing due diligence in collecting, preserving and making accessible the records, artifacts and memories of Hong Kong's multiple and tumultuous, social & political movements? Such materials, online or not, are increasingly at risk of disappearing if nothing proactive is done. CUHK Library Fulbright Research Scholar Daniel C Tsang offers examples of how historical memory can and has been preserved in Hong Kong and abroad.

    Light refreshment will be provided.

    About the Speaker and Discussant:

    ...
  • 05/01/2018 to 24/04/2018

    Digital Scholarship Team will continue on-site Digital Scholarship Consultation Hours during term time from 16 January, 2018 to help with your digital scholarship research ideas, proposals and even projects related to the following:

    Digital Scholarship Lab facilities Identify sources of research data and materials Research software and other tools, e.g. ArcGIS, Gephi, MARKUS, Omeka, Voyant Tools Data visualisation Copyright advice on the use of research data and materials

    ​Service Hours: Every alternate Tuesday,3:00 – 5:00 p.m. during term time from 16 January 2018

    Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library

    Welcome any walk-in users or you may send us your questions via email to dslab@lib.cuhk.edu.hk...

  • 05/01/2018 to 05/02/2018

    We have recently received the report of a phishing email which appears to be sent on behalf of the CUHK Library. The hyperlink inside the message actually points to a malicious web page which appears to be gathering CUHK Login passwords from the victims who visited the link.

    The content of the email was as follows,

    Dear Library User,

    Our records show that your access to CUHK Library System is about to expire. Due to security precautions established to protect University Libraries System, you have to renew your library account on a regular base, so please use the following link

    sts.cuhk.edu.hk/authn/redirect/libraries/access/ reactivation .htm

    After your successful authentication, your access will be restored...

  • 31/12/2017

    Due to electricity inspection, electricity supply to University Library will be suspended on Dec 31 2017 (Sunday).

    The following services will not be available from 7:00am to 7:00pm on Dec 31 2017 :

    All Public PCs (Learning Commons at Wu Ho Man Yuen not affected)
    ILLiad
    Archivesspace
    Online Library card application forms
    Room booking system web site (already booked sessions are not affected and can be claimed as usual)
    Video on-demand
    Locally hosted databases (including HKLit, HKInChip, 中國數字方志庫, 申報, 永樂大典 etc)

    The following services are not affected and will remain available :

    LibrarySearch
    Library web site
    Remote access to e-resources

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  • 21/12/2017 to 10/01/2018

    The Library is pleased to organise the following public talk by Prof. Grace S. Fong of McGill University. All are welcome to join!

    Writing and Local Identity: Literary Women of the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong in the 18th and 19th Centuries

    Speaker
    Prof. Grace Fong
    Professor of Chinese Literature, Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University
    Visiting Professor, School of Chinese, The University of Hong Kong

    Abstract of the talk
    On the southern margins of the Qing empire, Guangdong has been seen as an evolving site of regional culture, education, and commerce, particularly in the Pearl River Delta counties surrounding the provincial capital Guangzhou in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. While anthropologists have uncovered a...

  • 17/10/2017 to 17/11/2017

    Dear CUHK staff and students, please note the following announcement from ITSC which will affect your access to Library services. If you have not changed your OnePass password since Oct 1, 2017, please change your password before it expires on Oct 17. If you need to use a Library computer but your password has already expired, please make use of the visitor's PCs ( http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/use/facilities/computer ).

    According to OnePass (CWEM) Password Policy, OnePass (CWEM) Password must be changed regularly. This year, ITSC has specially arranged the expiry date of all OnePass (CWEM) passwords on the same date.

    OnePass Password Expiry Date

    The Coming Expiry Date of OnePass (CWEM)...

  • 10/10/2017 to 01/11/2017

    If you want to know more about how to find economic and social data, please feel free to join the following database training workshops.

    Topics covered in each workshop:

    Overview of the content of the database and its sub-databases Basic and advanced searching skills Features and functions of the database Q & A session

    Passport
    Contains volume and value sales statistics for consumer, industrial and services markets across 82 countries worldwide. It also provides a wide range of data on business enterprise including consumer market sizes, consumer lifestyles, companies and brands as well as market research reports, country profiles and socio-economic statistics.

    Date: 11 Oct (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Speaker: Mr Sebetian Tan, Euromonitor...

  • 10/10/2017 to 22/11/2017

    All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to attend if they wish. If you have the Digital Literacy Card that the Library sent out earlier in September, attending the following sessions can be counted towards the Digital Literacy Certificate Course.

    Students, in groups of ten or more, can request library courses to suit their information needs and schedules.

    Program 1: Develop an Effective Search Strategy for Your Assignment

    This workshop covers the following to help you to:

    Understand your reading lists, the difference between primary and secondary sources Expand the range of your search terms by using similar concepts and synonyms Use advanced search techniques such as...
  • 03/10/2017 to 19/12/2017

    Starting from 10 October, 2017 , the Digital Scholarship Team will provide on-site Digital Scholarship Consultation Hours to help with your digital scholarship research ideas, proposals and even projects related to the following:

    Digital Scholarship Lab facilities Identify sources of research data and materials Research software and other tools, e.g. ArcGIS, Gephi, MARKUS, Omeka, R, Voyant Tools Data visualisation Copyright advice on the use of research data and materials

    Service Hours: Every alternate Tuesday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. during term time from 10 October 2017
    Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library

    Welcome any walk-in users or you may send us your questions via email to dslab@lib.cuhk.edu.hk...

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