News & Events

E.g., 20/10/2019
E.g., 20/10/2019
  • 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...

  • 06/10/2019

    LibrarySearch will be under system maintenance from 00:00 Oct 6 (Sun) to 02:00 Oct 6 (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.

  • 04/10/2019

    The Legal Resources Centre will close at 4 pm today (4 October) and will also be closed tomorrow 5 October 2019.

  • 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...

  • 27/09/2019 to 15/10/2019

    Introduction to the Creative Media Production Studio

    This briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Creative Media Production Studio to enable you to easily create your own video content.

    Three identical sessions:
    Date & Time :
    3 Oct (Thu) 12:30-1:00 p.m.
    9 Oct (Wed) 2:30-3:00 p.m.
    15 Oct (Tue) 12:30-1:00 p.m.

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

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

    Registration: Click here

    Enquiries: email to

  • 26/09/2019 to 30/10/2019

    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 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...
  • 30/08/2019 to 08/09/2019

    The Learning Garden has been closed during the summer for refurbishment and renovations. It will open on 3 September 2019 (Tuesday). To complete refurbishment works, the opening hours of the Learning Garden will be the same as the University Library from 3 to 8 September 2019.

    For 24-hour study facilities, the Learning Commons at the Wu Ho Man Yuen (WMY) Building is open for all CUHK students and staff. Please contact us by phone 3943 9730 or by email for enquiries.


    Opening Hours

    2 September 2019 (Mon)


    3 September 2019 (Tue)

    8:20 am to 10:00 pm

    4 September 2019 (Wed)

    8:20 am to 10:00 pm

    5 September 2019 (Thu)


  • 30/08/2019 to 06/11/2019
    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.

    Using Facilities in Digital Scholarship Lab

    This briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab and to introduce the software and tools available from the workstations to enable you to conduct digital scholarship research at the Lab at ease.

    12 Sep (Thu) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Click to register

    Data Cleaning with OpenRefine (Hands-on)

    OpenRefine is a tool for cleaning messy...

  • 19/08/2019 to 08/09/2019

    The Library Orientation Tours for new undergraduate students will be held from 31 August to 7 September, 2019 at the University Library.

    Make a good start and join a tour to help you use CUHK Library for your studies and assignment effectively. In the 30-minute guided tour, you will get to know:

    Access to electronic and print resources; Borrowing privileges and self-service borrow and return; Computing facilities and printing services; Facilities for study and discussion.

    Venue : Main entrance, G/F, University Library

    Enquiries : Email to

    Date and Time :

    31 Aug (Sat) 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Cantonese [Click...

  • 19/08/2019 to 29/11/2019

    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. After attending five courses on information research skills, you will be granted a certificate of digital literacy by the Library. Students, in groups of ten or more, can request library courses to suit their information needs and schedules....

  • 04/08/2019

    Library website will be suspended on August 4, 2019 (Sunday) from 5:00am to 9:00am for maintenance.
    We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

  • 01/08/2019 to 31/08/2019

    We are now in the process of updating Library PCs with the following highlights :

    Mendeley added MATLAB added Windows updated with latest patches Microsoft Office suite updated to latest version Adobe Creative Cloud updated to version 2019 ( Adobe ID is required to use Adobe Creative Cloud products )
    Remark : Adobe Creative Cloud (includes Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator and etc) is installed in the following computers:
    - All notebooks in User Education Room 2, University Library
    - Multimedia PCs and Multimedia iMac at Learning Garden, LG/F University Library

    Please follow the on-screen instructions to login PCs. For Alumni Library users and other Library users, please follow the instructions on...

  • 19/07/2019 to 24/07/2019

    The air conditioning repairs untaken in the Law Library TKP 3/F has been extended to July 24 2019. During this time, the whole of TKP 3/F collection and Group Study Rooms 7 & 8 will be inaccessible. For 3/F book retrieval requests, please fill in the Online Retrieval Form . We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused and please contact our staff for any assistance on 3943 8641.

  • 25/06/2019 to 25/07/2019

    Please be informed that the University has introduced a new arrangement to protect your CUHK alumni account. According to University's password policy, CUHK alumni are required to have a one-off change of password if you have not changed your password after 31 January 2019.

    An email alert dated 15 April 2019 was sent by Alumni Affairs Office to all affected alumni. For those alumni who have not yet changed your password, please change your password on or before 30 June 2019 :

    Click Creating or Resetting Your Password on MyCUHK login page ( ) OR Click Change Password in MyCUHK

    If the password remains unchanged after 30 June 2019, you will not be able to login Library services (e.g. LibrarySearch and...

  • 20/02/2019 to 05/03/2019

    The Academia Sinica Digital Humanities Research Platform goes online in recent months. It marks another milestone for digital scholarship in humanities involving the analysis of Chinese scripts using computational techniques. The CUHK Library is pleased to have Dr. Sophy Shu-Jiun Chen, Assistant Research Fellow at the Academia Sinica to give a talk on the landscape of digital humanities at the academy.


    Speaker: Dr. Sophy Shu-Jiun Chen, Assistant Research Fellow, Academia Sinica
    Date: 5 Mar 2019 (Tue)
    Time: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
    Language: English

  • 11/02/2019 to 19/03/2019

    The Hong Kong Literature Research Centre and CUHK Library is co-organizing the second Digital Scholarship Symposium , titled “(Re-)Mining Text: From Traditional to Digital” on 19 March 2019 (Tuesday) . This Symposium aims to explore the techniques and applications of text mining in the new era. Researchers mine text in a microscopic way using traditional research methods. But with techniques developed in digital scholarship, they can re-mine the text from a macroscopic perspective.

    The one-day Symposium will have a keynote speech given by Professor J. Stephen Downie, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Information Sciences at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Illinois Co-Director of the...

  • 08/02/2019 to 14/03/2019

    The CUHK Library will have a talk on Hong Kong place names study by an experienced local researcher and a collector of maps and books about Hong Kong. Welcome users who are interested to know more about Hong Kong places to join and exchange ideas!

    (Details in Chinese.)




    About the Speaker:


    Date: 14...

  • 23/01/2019 to 23/02/2019

    CUHK Library websites have won 4 “Gold Award” in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2018. The awarded websites of CUHK Library included CUHK Library, University Gallery, CUHK Library Digital Scholarship Projects Site and CUHK Digital Repository. The scheme is jointly organised by Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited, the Office of Government Chief Information Officer and the Equal Opportunities Commission.

    "Gold Award” website met 24 judging criteria to provide better web accessibility features to all users of the website.

    A total of 14 websites of CUHK, included CUHK Library websites won the “Silver Award” and the “Gold Award”. Award presentation ceremony held on June 26, 2018 and January 16, 2019. For details about the scheme, please refer to the...

  • 07/01/2019 to 02/04/2019
    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.

    Gephi for Network Visualisation (Hands-on)

    Gephi is a software for visualisation and exploration of graphs and networks. This workshop will demonstrate with hands-on exercise on how to turn your data into network graphs to discover hidden message.

    Participants may bring your own device with Gephi 0.9.2 ( ) and the plugins installed prior to the workshop.

    25 Jan (Fri) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m....