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  • 23/10/2020 to 30/11/2020

    For any CUHK book (except Course Reserve and items on short loan) that is due on or before 31 October 2020, the due date will be automatically extended to 30 November 2020 if it is not requested by other users.

    Due to the pandemic, except for Course Reserve, items on short loan or recalled, HKALL and ILL, all fines incurred from 29 January to 30 November 2020 will be waived.

    For enquiries, please contact us at .

  • 27/10/2020 to 06/11/2020

    Artist: Li Tsz Mei, Jess and Yeung Lok Yiu, Iris
    Date: 27 October – 6 November 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library

    Summer arrived so we went to swim.

    Jess was born in 2000 on Earth, lives in Hong Kong. She always adores animals, mother nature, space, aliens and urban studies. Constantly wandering between wanted to have a doggie, but upset about the dog's living environment was so poor, not to keep a dog. She is studying at CUHK in Fine Arts. Her creation often spinning from painting, mixed media to installation and often gain inspiration by observing human behavior and human in urban society.

    Iris was born in 1999 in Hong Kong. She loves herself the most. She...

  • 20/10/2020 to 17/04/2021

    Public Programmes

    Exhibition Talks

    1. Religions, Social service and Art
    Speaker: Adam Voysey
    Chan Mei Yung
    Host by Samson Wong
    Date: 2020.11.07 (Sat)
    Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Venue: Online (zoom)
    Language: English

    Former artists from the collective, Art In the Camps, are going to share their experience working inside the detention camps in Hong Kong back in the late 80s. Also, they are going to share reflection and insights on how they see the relationship among religions, social service and art are.


    2. A Sea of Ties: Vietnam, Hong Kong and their Southeast Asian...

  • 20/10/2020 to 17/04/2021

    Co-organized by the Department of Fine Arts, Garden Streams and the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library, the exhibition Nàng Tự Do features the life of Vietnamese boat people in the detention camps in Hong Kong in the 1980s and 1990s and will be held at the University Library from 21 October 2020 - 16 April 2021. The exhibition aims to discuss the relationship between “refugees” and contemporary society by reviewing this unique piece of almost forgotten history.

    “Nàng Tự Do” means “Miss Freedom” in English. The title of the exhibition is drawn from Tự Do (Freedom Magazine), a magazine that was published by the boat people in the camps for their community at that time. As the magazine is written in Vietnamese, it has never been heard of by people outside the camps. From the...

  • 16/10/2020 to 31/10/2020

    Legal Resources Centre (LRC) resumes normal services starting from 19 October 2020. Please check the Library’s  opening hours before visiting the LRC.

    Precautionary health measure: Users are required to wear a mask when in the LRC, provision of hand sanitizers, social distancing and seating arrangements are in place.

  • 14/10/2020 to 26/10/2020

    University Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed Learning Garden 25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Chung Chi Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed

    New Asia Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed

    United College Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed L/G Floor 25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed

    Law Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed Legal Resources Centre 25 Oct 2020 Closed 26 Oct 2020 Closed

    Architecture Library

    Open 24/7 for School of Architecture staff and students only Opening hours

    7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday

    Closed on public holidays...

  • 13/10/2020 to 04/11/2020

    Program A: All You Need to Know about Job Hunting - From Searching for Information to Composing CVs & Attending Interviews
    The workshop aims at heightening participants’ awareness of how to search for industry and job information, how to compose their CV to increase their employability, and how to present themselves in the best manner in both in-person and video interviews. Common mistakes to avoid and useful language tips will be shared in the workshop as well.

    3 Nov (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

    Speakers: Dr. Yvonne LOONG, Senior Lecturer and Acting Director, Independent Learning Centre
    Ms. Lily KO, Head, Learning Services, CUHK Library
    Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
    Language: English
    Registration: Click...

  • 08/10/2020 to 21/10/2020

    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 three discussion workshops for research postgraduate students on thesis writing (in Chinese) , thesis introduction (in English) and thesis abstract (in English) in October 2020.

    Intensive and Profound: Chinese Thesis Writing Skills

    13 Oct (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    If the thesis is not written and formulated in the right way, its key ideas will not be able to be communicated effectively. In this workshop, you will study the good language features of a thesis written in...

  • 07/10/2020 to 13/11/2020

    The CUHK Library will organize the following online workshops for the CUHK community who are interested in “data” and digital literacy. All CUHK students and staff are welcome to join.

    Guest Speaker: Prof. Bernard Suen, Center for Entrepreneurship, CUHK


    1. Design and Digital Literacy for 21st Century Talents

    Date & Time: 16 Oct 2020 (Fri) 14:30 – 17:30

    Registration: Click here to register

    2. Introduction to Web Publishing with HTML/CSS/JS and Github...

  • 04/10/2020

    LibrarySearch will be under system maintenance from 00:00 Oct 4 (Sun) to 05:00 Oct 4 (Sun). During this period "My Library Record", online payment, renewal and requests may be unavailable. The ReadingList may also be unavailable.

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

  • 29/09/2020 to 15/10/2020

    The Library is pleased to offer the following scientific writing workshops co-organized with The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) for postgraduate students. All postgraduates are welcome to join .

    Successful Writing in the Life Sciences: Designing Effective Figures and Tables

    Students will learn how to present scientific information in their thesis, research publications and conference presentations. Topics to be covered include the preparation of figures (line illustrations, photomicrographs and graphs) and tables.

    Date : 08 Oct 2020 (Thu)
    Time : 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Registration : Click here to register

    Date : 15 Oct 2020 (Thu)

  • 29/09/2020 to 31/12/2020

    葉靈鳳先生家人將其珍貴藏書、照片、手稿及個人物品捐贈予香港中文大學圖書館收藏,由即日起於大學圖書館 香港文學特藏室 展出部分珍貴藏品,藉以展現葉靈鳳先生後半生的香港生活。葉靈鳳為香港重要文化人,本年度由三聯書店出版了《葉靈鳳日記》,由盧瑋鑾策劃及題箋,張詠梅注釋,日記橫跨1943至1974年,為研究葉靈鳳其人其作的可靠材料。是次展覽展出 《葉靈鳳日記》 所載與葉氏相關的重要研究資料,冀能讓參觀者從照片、日記手稿、藏書及檔案等,了解葉靈鳳的家庭生活、交往的文人圈子及日治時期的文化工作;觀賞「愛書家」葉靈鳳先生的藏書,一窺其買書軼事;並可⼀探《日記》從原稿整理出版為《葉靈鳳日記》的編輯經過。展覽歡迎公眾人士參觀,詳情可聯絡圖書館特藏組(電郵: )查詢。

    葉靈鳳(1905-1975),原名葉蘊璞,江蘇南京人。1924年曾進上海美術專科學校學習。1925年加入創造社,開始文學創作。1938年廣州失守時適在香港,未能北返,遂在香港定居,直到1975年病逝。葉靈鳳歷任 《立報.言林》 、《大眾周刊...

  • 28/09/2020 to 23/10/2020

    Date: 28 September – 23 October 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library

    Over the years, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library has acquired very finely reproduced artworks made by specialists including the Nigensha Publishing Co. Ltd. in Japan and kept in the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library. The Collection consists of calligraphy and paintings reproduced from the Tang to the Qing Dynasty. The originals of these artworks are housed in different museums such as National Palace Museum, Taipei, Shanghai Museum, and British Museum. The artwork reproduction requires a high standard of professional and specialized skills.

    This art works display showcases the landscape paintings of the Qing Dynasty...

  • 24/09/2020 to 15/10/2020
    "MakerSpace - The Basics" Series (Sep – Oct 2020)

    The following online workshops will introduce the basic features and how to use the equipment available in the MakerSpace. All CUHK students and staff are welcome to join.

    Program A: Introduction to the Creative Media Studio: Video Recording in a Simple Way

    This online workshop will introduce:

    Basic features of the Creative Media Studio How to use the equipment in the Creative Media Studio for video recording on self-service basis The High-Performance Multi-Media Workstations and the available video-editing software

    Two identical sessions:

    1. Date...

  • 23/09/2020 to 22/10/2020

    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.

    Program A: 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 Boolean Operators, truncation, filter, etc.

    6 Oct (Tue) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. [Online] [Click here...

  • 22/09/2020 to 05/10/2020

    The Architecture Library will be temporary closed for cleaning from 3 October 2020 (Saturday) at 5 pm and re-open on 4 October 2020 (Sunday) at 1 pm.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  • 21/09/2020 to 21/10/2020

    The New Additions page has been revamped with a new look and new functions. It can be accessed via New Additions Icon button on the Library home page, or by the direct URL .

    The Home page provides a quick glimpse of selected new book cover images of both physical materials and electronic resources. Click the cover image or the title will link you to the full record on the LibrarySearch .

    New Additions webpage

    The Full List...

  • 18/09/2020 to 08/11/2020

    Date: 28 August, 2020 - 8 November, 2020
    Venue: G/F, University Library
    Virtual Exhibition:





  • 14/09/2020 to 28/10/2020

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

    How to Measure Impact of Research Papers

    This workshop will cover:

    Where to find article-level metrics How to use citation counts and other metrics to quantify impact of research papers What are the strengths and limitations of citation metrics How to find an author’s h-index What are alternative metrics and how to find them

    Date and Time: 6 Oct (Tue) 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

    Venue: Online workshop

    Registration: Click here to...

  • 11/09/2020 to 02/10/2020

    University Library

    1 Oct 2020 Closed 2 Oct 2020 Closed Learning Garden 1 Oct 2020 09:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 2 Oct 2020 09:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Chung Chi Library

    1 Oct 2020 Closed 2 Oct 2020 Closed

    New Asia Library

    1 Oct 2020 Closed 2 Oct 2020 Closed

    United College Library

    1 Oct 2020 Closed 2 Oct 2020 Closed L/G Floor 1 Oct 2020 Closed 2 Oct 2020 Closed

    Law Library

    1 Oct 2020 Closed 2 Oct 2020 Closed Legal Resources Centre 1 Oct 2020 Closed 2 Oct 2020 Closed

    Architecture Library

    Open 24/7 for School of Architecture staff and students only Opening hours

    7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday

    *Closed on public holidays

    Staffed services 1 Oct 2020 No Services 2 Oct 2020 No Services

    Medical Library

    Open 24/7...