News & Events

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  • 12/07/2020

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

  • 06/07/2020 to 31/08/2020

    The Library resumes normal services except group study rooms, user education rooms, multi-purpose rooms and Medical Library's computer lab. Please check the Library Opening Hours before visiting the Library.

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

    Automatic extension of loan period : For any CUHK book (except Course Reserve items) that is due on or before 31 July 2020, the due date will be automatically extended to 30 September 2020 if it is not requested by other users.

    • Except for Course Reserve items and items that have...

  • 06/07/2020 to 24/07/2020

    Artists: Shek, Hin Man
    Date: 6 - 24 July, 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library

    The plans for the next episode are still up in the air.

    Shek Hin Man majors in Fine Arts at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and will graduate soon. She specializes in Chinese Gongbi painting.


    "The Final Part of Something" (Solo Display)

    Art Works:


  • 02/07/2020 to 31/07/2020

    Except multimedia materials, you can now choose at which CUHK Library you would like to pick up your requested items. You can see the available pick-up locations in the request procedure when you put a hold on a checked-out item.

    For details, please refer to the Library's webpages on Holds and Recalls & HKALL .

  • 18/06/2020 to 01/07/2020

    University Library

    25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed

    Learning Garden

    25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed

    Chung Chi Library

    25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed Late Reading Room 25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed

    New Asia Library

    25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed Late Reading Room 25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed

    United College Library

    25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed

    L/G Floor

    25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed

    Law Library

    25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed Legal Resources Centre 25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed

    Architecture Library

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

    25 June 2020 Closed 1 July 2020 Closed Staffed services 25 June 2020 No...
  • 05/06/2020 to 19/06/2020

    The LG Floor of University Gallery will be closed for maintenance works from 11 June to 18 June 2020.

  • 01/06/2020 to 19/06/2020

    Artists: Leung, Hiu Ling
    Date: 1 - 19 June, 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library

    To a relationship living in my dreams and reality,

    The uncertainty of reality, the gaps and errors of memory, the power of dreams, and my hope to escape, push me to think about what is real. Evidence, memories in people, or what we can feel? In the days we do not know what is real, what can we believe in, what can stay?

    Leung Hiu Ling was born in Hong Kong and studies Fine Arts in CUHK. She is interested in dreams and reality, fantasy and psychology, they always appeared in her art. She observes the world in a detached way, looking while keeping distance, because she thinks the distance between...

  • 01/06/2020 to 11/06/2020

    AIMS and Research Portal will be under system maintenance from 00:01am June 9 (Tue) to 11:59pm June 11 (Thu) 2020. The systems will not be available during the above period.

    For enquiries, please contact us at .

    Thank you for your understanding; we apologize for any inconvenience that may cause.

  • 18/05/2020 to 29/05/2020

    Artists: Lo Wing Tao and Tam Man Ching
    Date: 20 - 24 January, 2020 and 18 - 29 May, 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...

  • 08/05/2020 to 31/08/2020

    To enhance the study environment and accommodate users' need on study, research and learning spaces, renovation will be untaken in the Law Library TKP 4/F & 3/F from May 18 to mid-August, 2020. During this period, the whole Law Library including TKP 4/F & 3/F collection and all group study rooms will be inaccessible. For book retrieval requests, please fill in the Online Retrieval Form . We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused and please contact our staff for assistance at 3943 8641 or send email to for any enquires.

  • 28/04/2020 to 28/05/2020

    No time to go to the Library? Library is closed? You may now make payment online by credit card. Click here for how to.

    For other payment methods, click here .

  • 23/04/2020 to 30/06/2020

    Teaching materials for all secondary and primary schools’ subjects of Hong Kong is now available for lending to CUHK staff and students.

    The latest 2 years of the collection are now housed in Chung Chi Library’s course reserve room for 2 hours short term loan.

    For pre 2018 teaching materials, which are located on LG/F of Chung Chi Library, the loan period is for 7 days with no renewal.

  • 08/04/2020 to 31/05/2020

    Temporary free at-home access to Adobe Creative Cloud is now available to CUHK students and educators. Please refer ITSC webpage for details.

  • 24/03/2020 to 30/06/2020

    The pilot run of Zoom-with-a-Librarian: CUHK Library Virtual Enquiry Service has been launched.

    Service Hours: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)

    What is Zoom-with-a-Librarian service?

    Through using the Zoom Conference Meeting , you can communicate with and get assistance from the librarian-on-duty by using chat to write or transfer files, screen sharing or speaking to the librarian, for example, on:

    Library services Access to library e-resources, such as databases, e-books, etc. Library collections, such as HK Studies, CUHK Digital Repository Bibliographical management tools, such as EndNote, RefWorks

    Click here for details.

  • 09/03/2020 to 30/04/2020
    The notebook loan scheme has closed as all notebooks are on loan.


    To reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus, CUHK has introduced online teaching. The following notebook loan schemes support teaching departments with remote teaching, learning and assessment, as well as individual students who have difficulty accessing suitable hardware required for online learning.

    Departmental notebook loan scheme

    To be eligible for the Departmental Notebook Loan Scheme, applications must be made by staff on behalf of a CUHK teaching department. Applicants should complete and submit the online application. More details and important notes are available in the application form...

  • 15/02/2020 to 30/06/2020

    You can contact us by the following ways for enquiries:

    Email us to

    Phone us at 3943 7305 (9:00 am - 5:30 pm, Mon to Fri)

    WhatsApp us at 5578 8898 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri)

    Zoom-with-a-Librarian: CUHK Library Virtual Enquiry Service [Pilot Run] (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri)

    FAQ’s service can be found at:

    Live Chat (2:00 - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri) can be found at:

  • 08/02/2020 to 17/02/2020

    Chinamaxx Database is currently unstable, access to some titles may be affected. The CUHK Library is in contact with the company to resolve the problem. Sorry for inconvenience caused.

  • 07/02/2020 to 30/06/2020

    For Teachers | For Students

    For Teachers

    CUHK Library services to support remote teaching and learning
    A starting point for students to make best use of the Library off campus.

    NEW - Electronic versions of Course Reserves
    Where possible we will be automatically purchasing electronic versions of material in Course Reserves as this is material in heavy demand for teaching.

    NEW - Special Request - Print Book to E-Copy
    If the library holds a print book but no electronic version, CUHK staff and students can request an e-copy. We will try our best to purchase an e-copy, although...

  • 07/02/2020 to 03/04/2020

    Do you want to learn at home the techniques to enhance your research skills or manage your research data? A series of webinars for researchers and postgraduates on research skills and data management is organized from 10 Feb to 2 Apr 2020:

    Literature Review for a Successful Research Paper Introduction to Research Data Management Plan Discovering and Reusing Research Data: Data Citation Using ATLAS.ti for Qualitative Data Analysis Effective Management of Your Research Data

    Details and registration are available here .

    All CUHK postgraduate students and staff are welcome!

    You can also watch two recorded webinars on enhancing your research impact at your...

  • 06/02/2020 to 30/06/2020

    CUHK Library is piloting a temporary service where by staff and students can request an e-copy of an existing library print book if the e-copy is available.

    After Login, eligible user may submit e-copy request via the LibrarySearch ( ). Click the link “E-Copy Request” under Get It of the library book record and fill out the request form. Email notification will be sent to the user advising whether the e-copy request can be fulfilled.