News & Events

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  • 22/11/2020

    LibrarySearch will be under system maintenance from 00:00 Nov 22 (Sun) to 05:00 Nov 22 (Sun). During this period LibrarySearch, "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.

  • 30/10/2020 to 13/11/2020

    Short talk by academic staff
    Presentations on research across disciplines
    Exchange ideas among postgraduates
    Enhancing presentation skills from feedback…

    The 16th Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 13 Nov . The theme is Gender and Work . The Café is consist of a short talk on “Gender and Sexual Diversity in the Workplace: Why Does It Matter to Support LGBT+ People at Work?” by Prof. Yiu-tung SUEN , Founding Director of the Sexualities Research Programme and Graduate Division Head of the Gender Studies Programme, and two presentations on research by Ph.D. student Lulu LI and Ph.D. candidate Lin TANG of the Gender Studies Programme. Dr. Karl Holm of The Independent Learning Centre...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 24/08/2020 to 30/10/2020

    The Library will have the following Online workshop 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.

    Mastering Data Management Plan in One Hour

    A data management plan (DMP) is a written document that outlines how research data are acquired, managed, described, analyzed, stored, preserved, and shared. Some funding agencies require researchers to prepare a DMP at the proposal preparation stage. This workshop introduces the rationale of having a DMP, the tools for preparing a...

  • 13/07/2020 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.

  • 07/07/2020 to 30/10/2020

    CUHK Library has rolled out a new service whereby staff and students can request an e-copy of an existing library print book to be purchased if the e-copy is available.

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

    Special Request - Print to E-Copy...

  • 06/07/2020 to 30/10/2020

    You can contact us by the following ways for enquiries:

    Email us to Phone us at 3943 7305 WhatsApp us at 5578 8898 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri) Zoom-with-a-Librarian: CUHK Library Virtual Enquiry Service (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri) FAQ’s service can be found at: Live Chat (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri) can be found at: Contact faculty liaison librarians...
  • 06/07/2020 to 30/10/2020

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 06/01/2020 to 06/04/2020
    * Please note that some workshops will be postponed until further notice. 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....

  • 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)

  • 11/11/2019 to 14/11/2019

    The Library is co-organising with Centre of Translation Technology in Department of Translation for events to introduce CORPRO, a tool for Chinese text analysis. The workshops and seminar will be conducted by Prof. CHUEH Ho-chia, Associate Professor at Department of Bio-Industry Communication and Development, National Taiwan University, who developed CORPRO originally for her research but opens freely for use. Welcome users who are interested to know more about Chinese texts analysis to join.

    (Details in Chinese.)

    CORPRO 庫博中文語料庫分析工具 講座系列

    講者: 闕河嘉教授 (國立台灣大學生物產業傳播暨發展學系副教授)


  • 06/11/2019 to 11/11/2019

    MakerSpace Series: Introduction to the 3D Printer, UP Mini 2

    This briefing session will introduce UP Mini 2, one of the 3D printers in the MakerSpace. This 3D printer operates on a self-service basis. Come and try to print out your 3D models.

    Two identical sessions:

    Date & Time:

    6 Nov (Wed) 12:00-12:45 p.m. 11 Nov (Mon) 2:30-3:15 p.m.

    Venue: MakerSpace, Learning Garden, LG/F University Library

    Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese.

    Registration: Complete the...

  • 04/11/2019 to 13/11/2019

    MakerSpace Series: Introduction to the Creative Media Studio [Re-Run]

    Thank you for attending the briefing sessions conducted in October 2019. We have received positive feedback and will be organizing two more sessions in November 2019. Please feel free to join. The briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Creative Media Studio to enable you to easily create your own video content.

    Two identical sessions:
    Date & Time:
    • 4 Nov (Mon) 12:00-12:30 p.m.
    • 13 Nov (Wed) 2:30-3:00 p.m.

    Venue : MakerSpace, Learning Garden, LG/F University Library

    Medium of Instruction : Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese.

    Registration : Complete the...

  • 22/10/2019 to 07/11/2019

    MakerSpace Series: Virtual Reality (VR) Experience Sessions

    The Library has acquired the following VR Head-Mounted Display (HMD). You can join the experience session and try out the devices.

    HTC Focus Plus HTC Vive pro Oculus Quest

    Four identical sessions:

    Date & Time:

    29 Oct (Tue) 1:00-2:00 p . m . 31 Oct (Thu) 2: 3 0-3: 3 0 p .m. FULL 5 Nov (Tue) 1:00-2:00 p . m . FULL 7 Nov (Thu) 2: 3 0-3: 3 0 p .m. FULL

    Venue: MakerSpace, Learning Garden, LG/F, University Library

    Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese....

  • 14/10/2019 to 24/10/2019
    露港秋唱 ──嶺南詩詞吟誦薪傳工作坊 / 古典詩詞吟 誦 雅會 2019

    香 港 中文大學中文系中國古典詩學研究中心、香 港 中文大學圖 書館 曾於 2018 年 9 月合辦「露港秋唱」古典詩詞吟 誦 雅會,邀請海內外詩詞名家作手,雅集於吐露港旁之中文大學圖 書館 ,吟 誦 詩文,交流心得。

    2019 年 10 月 24 日 ( 下午二時半 ) ,中文大學將繼續舉辦「露港秋唱」吟 誦 雅會。本次雅會共兩部分:一、「 嶺南詩詞吟誦薪傳工作坊」,邀請嘉賓對談嶺南詩詞創作與吟 誦 之經 驗 ;二、「古典詩詞吟 誦 雅會 2019 」,邀請詩家吟誦前賢或個人詩詞大作。

    活動一: 嶺南詩詞吟誦薪傳工作坊




    活動二: 古典詩詞吟誦雅會2019





    查詢電話: 3943 7124



  • 08/10/2019 to 16/10/2019

    The Library will organise the following workshops on Digital and Maker Skills in October 2019 to enhance your digital knowledge. All CUHK students and staff are welcome to join.

    Guest speaker: Prof. Bernard SUEN

    Workshop1: Introduction to Web Publishing for Non-programmer

    Host your website for Free on Github Use Airtable for data management, analysis and tracking Display data query results in Calendar, Kanban, Gallery and Form views Sharing Airtable data and views with others Master Bootstrap web templates and Pingendo 2 for web design and publishing Chart your data with Data-wrapper Set up Google Analytics for website tracking Analyse site traffic to study audience, acquisition, behaviour and conversion

    Date: 9 Oct 2019 (Wed)
    Time: 9:00 a.m...

  • 04/10/2019 to 01/11/2019

    Dear CUHK staff and students, please note the following announcement from ITSC which will affect your access to Library services. According to OnePass (CWEM) Password Policy, OnePass (CWEM) Password must be changed regularly.

    If you have not changed your OnePass password since Jul 1, 2019, please change your password before it expires on Oct 8. If you need to use a Library computer but your password has already expired, please make use of the visitor's PCs ( ).

    OnePass Password Expiry Date

    The Coming Expiry Date of OnePass (CWEM) Password: Oct 8, 2019

    This expiry date applies to all CUHK staff and students , unless you have changed...