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  • 20/01/2020 to 31/01/2020

    Artists: Lo Wing Tao and Tam Man Ching
    Date: 20 - 31 January, 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    "Harsh Heat" — I have learnt at a young age that Water Ghosts are the most ferocious. If I were to become a ghost amidst the vast Summer sea, I would probably, in days reeking of sweat, slam heads against walls with brute force, sing hymns in Japanese at the top of lungs, sanitize wounds with brute force, murmur prayers in Spanish at the top of lungs, hold “good morning” towels tight within palms with brute force, and while petting doggies with tears running down boiling cheeks, make a scene.

    Lo Wing Tao (b. 1998, Hong Kong), eldest son in the family, takes interest in freestyle cooking and freestyle embroidery...

  • 14/01/2020 to 30/01/2020

    University Library

    24 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 25-28 January 2020 Closed 29-30 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Learning Garden

    24 January 2020 Close at 12:30 p.m. 25-28 January 2020 Closed 29 January 2020 Open at 9:00 a.m. 30 January 2020 Open 24/7 for CUHK staff and students only

    Chung Chi Library

    24 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 25-28 January 2020 Closed 29-30 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    New Asia Library

    24 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 25-28 January 2020 Closed 29-30 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    United College Library

    24 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 25-28 January 2020 Closed 29-30 January 2020 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. UCL L/G Floor 24-30 January 2020 Open 24/7 for CUHK staff and students only...
  • 14/01/2020 to 02/02/2020

    The Architecture Library will be temporary closed for cleaning from 1 February 2020 (Saturday) at 5pm and re-open on 2 February 2020 (Sunday) at 1 pm.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  • 13/01/2020 to 31/01/2020

    To enhance access to library materials and in response to users’ feedback in the 2019 Library Survey, we are pleased to announce that a pilot Self-pickup Station with 18 lockers is now available at the Shaw College. The secured lockers enable CUHK students and staff to pick up books they request and return without having to go to a library.

    This Station is the first of its kind among all university libraries in Hong Kong that is installed outside of a library building. It comes with a user-friendly touchscreen interface. As a pilot run, the Station has 18 lockers and a book drop. When a requested item is ready to be picked up at the station, users will receive an email pickup notice from the Library.

    Please visit the...

  • 12/01/2020

    LibrarySearch will be under system maintenance from 00:00 Jan 12 (Sun) to 05:00 Jan 12 (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.

  • 12/01/2020 to 10/06/2020

    The Library workshops will help you get started and support your ongoing information finding needs. Attending these workshops can help you explore and learn how to use the vast variety of resources for your academic studies and assessments. You will develop the skills and knowledge in finding, evaluating and managing relevant high level information which would be useful for your studies.

    All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to attend if they wish. Students, in groups of ten or more, can request library courses to suit their information needs and schedules.

    Searching Skills Series

    Program 1: LibrarySearch: A Search Engine for Your Assignments and Research


  • 11/01/2020 to 24/02/2020

    The Library is pleased to offer in Feb 2020 the following three discussion workshops on presentation skills , and poster design and presentation that are co-organised with The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) for research postgraduate students.

    Presentation Skills for Postgraduate Students

    18 Feb (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    This workshop covers the essential strategies that will help you plan and deliver presentations that effectively convey your message at a conference, group meeting or any other research-related event. You will discuss the key steps of the development process and learn how to optimize the design and use of visual aids, as well as how to best present both quantitative and qualitative data. You will also explore various...

  • 08/01/2020 to 20/02/2020

    To know more about the MakerSpace, please join one of the following briefing sessions.

    Briefing Session on the MakerSpace

    Introduce s the services and facilities available in the MakerSpace:

    D – 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Laser Cutting, UV Printing

    R- Virtual Reality Facilities

    I – Internet of Things (IoT) Tools

    V- Video Production, including the Creative Media Studio

    E- Embroidery Machine

    Date & Time (four...
  • 06/01/2020 to 17/01/2020

    Artist: MAK, Kit Jing Vivian
    Date: 6 – 17 January, 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    My paintings: Absorbing from the essence of Chinese ancient literati painting, works are developed in both meticulous and impressionistic painting ranging from ancient natural landscapes, flowers-and-birds to figures, in the Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, together with paintings of Dunhuang murals from the Sixteen Kingdoms, Northern Wei, Sui and Tang, Five Dynasties, Song, Xixia and Yuan Dynasties. My calligraphy: A creation of academic and composition. While the art of calligraphy begins with the ancient works and rubbings from calligraphers of different dynasties. The highest art spirit of poetry, paintings and seal...

  • 06/01/2020 to 06/04/2020
    The Library will have workshops on introducing digital scholarship and related tools to arouse the interest in applying new digital tools on research. Welcome CUHK academics, researchers and postgraduate students to join.

    Analysing Texts with Voyant Tools (Hands-on)

    Voyant Tools is a web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts. Join to learn how to use this online tool to analyse textual materials, no matter they are in text file or online.

    Participants may bring your own device and use a browser to access and try out.

    16 Jan (Thu) 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m....

  • 06/01/2020 to 15/01/2020

    Capturing readers’ interest and communicating the significance of your research effectively can be challenging tasks. Do you want to enhance your writing skills in doing so?

    Co-organized with The Independent Learning Centre (ILC), the Library is pleased to offer discussion workshops for research postgraduate students on thesis writing (in Chinese) , thesis introduction (in English) and thesis abstract (in English) in January 2020.

    Structuring a Thesis Introduction: How to Get Readers Hooked at the Beginning

    13 Jan (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    In this workshop, you will be introduced to steps for capturing your readers’ interest in your research topic, appreciating the significance of your research and understanding your research...

  • 30/12/2019 to 10/01/2020

    The Library is very pleased to collaborate with Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) in January 2020 in co-organising the Public Talks on "Digital Humanities and Chinese Studies" series (「數位人文與中國文化研究」公開講座系列 2020) . In this series, two GIS experts from Academia Sinica will share their experience in conducting GeoHumanities and historical research. Welcome to join!

    (Details in Chinese.)

    第一講: 從時空GIS到空間人文學 From Spatio-temporal GIS to Geo-humanities
    講者: 范毅軍教授

    日期: 2020年1月7日 (星期二)
    時間: 下午四時三十分 (下午四時正敬備茶點)

  • 27/12/2019 to 02/04/2020

    The following workshops are designed for researchers on research impact and research data . All CUHK researchers and postgraduates are welcome to join.

    Program 1: Enhancing Your Research Impact Program 2: Managing Your Research Data

    Program 1: Enhancing Your Research Impact

    Author IDs - Making yourself distinguishable and discoverable on the web

    An author ID is to distinguish yourself accurately in the research community from others with similar names so that your scholarly publications can be easily recognized.

    This workshop will demonstrate:

    What are ORCID iD, Publon, Scopus Author Profile, and Google Scholar Profile How to...
  • 24/12/2019 to 26/02/2020

    Come to learn how to enhance your research skills! All CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are welcome to join the following research skills workshops in January and February 2020.

    Program 1: Sharpening Your Research Skills Program 2: Managing Citations for Your Research

    Program 1: Sharpening Your Research Skills

    Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (I)

    This workshop will demonstrate:

    How to use ScienceDirect , IEEE Xplore , EBSCOHost and ProQuest to discover research information in your research field Advanced search features in the databases Multiple databases selection (where applicable)

    9 Jan...

  • 23/12/2019 to 03/01/2020

    Artist: Chan Anpel and Fung, Yee Lick Eric
    Date: 23 December, 2019 - 3 January, 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    This exhibition presents the collaboration between Anpel Chan and Eric Fung which examines human relations in our contemporary world where human are connected by the most advanced technology under a globalised context. By juxtaposing western and eastern art media, the artists question how technology, when it goes back to its origin, assists or hampers the communication between people. While we are going into another new decade, let us rethink how human beings interact and restart from where everything begins. Part of the work are also displayed in the Greater China region during the same period, echoing...

  • 09/12/2019 to 20/12/2019

    Artist: Leung, Puiyi
    Date: 9 – 20 December, 2019
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Forget all that can be forgotten, words that have long been silenced, will eventually be understood.
    Living in the most mundane age, it slowly becomes the landscape of my life. Its reflection will surely fall upon the eternal stream under the bridge one day.

    Leung Puiyi (b. 1996) majors in Fine Arts in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Specialising in Chinese Gongbi painting and oil painting, the artist seeks the possibilities within contemporary paintings by utilizing traditional skillset with contemporary expressions, thus connecting her own feelings and things observed from her daily life. The artist tries to show the...

  • 09/12/2019 to 06/01/2020

    The Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily closed at the time below for carpet cleaning.

    Date: 5 January, 2020 (Sunday)
    Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused....

  • 01/12/2019 to 26/12/2019

    The LG/F of the United College Wu Chung Library will be temporarily closed from 25 December 2019 (Wednesday) at 9:00 am to 27 December 2019 (Friday) at 9:00 am for the annual cleaning exercise. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

    Should you have any question, please feel free to contact United College Wu Chung Library via email ( ) or call us at 3943 7564.


  • 23/11/2019 to 20/01/2020

    Special arrangement for loan(s):

    Due to Library closure from 11-24 November 2019, the Library will waive all overdue fines imposed from 11 November to 1 December 2019. Please return due library items as soon as possible. You may return your loan(s) to the Medical Library or the Legal Resources Centre if you have problem returning the item(s) to the campus libraries. Library users who have left Hong Kong but were not able to return their loan(s) due to library closure, can return their loan(s) by 20 January 2020 and there will be no overdue fines.


    Except for items that have been requested, all loans will be automatically renewed until the maximum loan period is reached. Automatic-renewal does not apply to HKALL and ILL items as they...
  • 22/11/2019 to 06/01/2020

    The Library provides a rich collection of e-resources and offers a range of services to support your remote learning and assessment activities.

    Access E-Resources Remotely

    Most of the Library’s e-resources can be accessed anytime and anywhere by simply entering your CUHK Login. Two methods are:

    Easy Access to e-resources Access to e-resources via VPN

    For details, please refer to Off-Campus Access to E-Resources .

    Make Use of Library Materials

    The Library has rich resources for your assignment or assessment preparation.

    E-books, E-journals and Databases

    You can find all these e-resources via ...