Professor Yao Ke (1905-1991) was an important playwright in Modern Chinese Drama history. He devoted himself to incorporating elements for the traditional Chinese stage into modern drama and film. His history play Sorrows of the Forbidden City (清宫秘史), which premiered in Shanghai in 1941, ran for more than a hundred performance. In 1948 he moved to Hong Kong and resumed his interests in writing historical dramas, among which Xi Shi (西施) and Qin Shi Huang (秦始皇) are still remembered today. From 1961 to 1967, Yao Ke further extended his influence to the academy by joining the Department of Chinese at the United College as a lecturer. Apart from focusing on teaching and research in classical Chinese drama, he introduced for the first time the courses in modern Chinese literature into the...
News & Events
06/06/2018 to 23/06/2018
31/05/2018 to 06/06/2018
A seminar on new tools for evaluating research impact will be co-organized by the Library and ORKTS. It will cover the current landscape of impact evaluation, research communication, and introduce the Altmetric Explorer and Altmetric Attention Score which provide metrics of other research impact beyond traditional citation-based one.
Date: 6 June 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Topics:What are altmetrics and how to use them? What are the advantages, limitations, and issues of using altmetrics? What are the benefits for researchers and institutions? Demonstration on Altmetric.
Speaker: Ms. Kathy Christian, CEO of Altmetric
Audience: All CUHK staff and postgraduates
26/05/2018 to 24/06/2018
Artists: CUHK Fine Art Students
Date: 26 May – 24 June 2018
Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
Over the past years, the department has been fostering a broad spectrum of art talents in Hong Kong and has made significant contribution to the art circle locally and internationally. As a youthful part of the local art scene, students from the Department of Fine Arts, the Chinese University of Hong Kong are passionately preparing for “The Art of CUHK 2018”.
Similar to the previous years, “The Art of CUHK 2018” provides a platform for students to exercise their autonomy: the formation and structure of the exhibition committee, administrative work, curation, publication, sponsorship seeking and the setting up of the exhibition...
13/05/2018 to 03/09/2018
The United College Wu Chung Library is being renovated its library spaces this summer from 13 May to 2 September 2018. A book retrieval service for the collections in the United College Wu Chung Library is provided during the above periods.
United College Wu Chung Library [Pickup location: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library]Location at LibrarySearch Call Number ILC All ILC Periodical All ILC Special Collection** All UC & UC Oversize AC145 - AC150 (except AC149 .M58) and B UC ASL Faulkner Coll All UC Audio Cassette All UC CDROM All UC DVD All UC General Education All UC Kit All UC Laser Disc All UC Local TV Programme All UC Periodical All UC Reference, HK Gov. Doc, Archives & UC Reference Oversize All UC Theatre Archive All UC VCD All
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08/05/2018 to 26/05/2018
Who says Summer time means assignment-free?
Library is here for all students who still need to work during Summer. Light refreshments are provided in each session (be good to the environment, bring your own reusable water bottle). All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops. Postgraduate students who find the topics interesting are also welcome to join in.
Program 1: Choosing a Topic for Your Term Paper – Important Points You Should be Aware of
21 May (Mon) 12:00 noon - 12:40 p.m.
Program 2: Supporting Your Argument – Identify Academic Sources Related to Your Topic
24 May (Thu) 12:00 noon - 12:40 p.m.
Program 3: Arm Yourself Against Plagiarism - Acknowledging Your Sources with RefWorks...
07/05/2018 to 18/05/2018
Artists: Bobo Li
Date: 7 May – 18 May 2018
Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
Bobo is an amateur urban sketcher, born and educated in Hong Kong. She is now studying Master of Art in Fine Arts at CUHK. Her passion of art since childhood, having an opportunity to learn Chinese painting. She expresses herself in life drawing every day with different forms of medium like ink, pastel and painting apps, etc.
Bobo believes that art shouldn’t be something out of reach and should be integrated with life. Working as a HR specialist in staff training and development over 10 years, she tries to bring elements of art at workplace. Since 2016, She started her voluntary work assisting in the painting lessons for dementia patients during...
02/05/2018 to 29/06/2018
New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library will introduce one major modern Chinese author every two months. The author highlighted in May and June is Feiming. A brief biography together with selected editions of his major works are introduced as below:
Author: Feiming (Chinese only)Biography Creative Writings: A Review Research Studies: A Review...
Date: 2 May – 29 June, 2018
Innovation Skills Workshops: Applying Digital Tools in Telling Stories with DATA (Workshop 2 on 25-26 May 2018)24/04/2018 to 26/05/2018
Workshop 2: Preparing and Exploring Your Data in Python of the Innovation Skills Workshops: Applying Digital Tools in Telling Stories with DATA Series collaborated with Center for Entrepreneurship will be held on 25-26 May . Welcome CUHK Faculty members, researchers and all students to join this workshop to equip yourself to tell impactful stories with data. Workshop 3 will be held in around mid-Sept to early Oct. Certificate of Attendance will be issued for participants who have attended ALL THREE workshops.Workshop 1: Design Thinking Meets Computational Thinking - Digital Literacy in the Network Age (conducted on 23-24 March) Workshop 2: Preparing and Exploring Your Data in Python...
16/04/2018 to 24/05/2018
Research Poster Exhibition -- May 2018
The Exhibition is organized by the Library for CUHK postgraduate students with support from The Independent Learning Centre. CUHK postgraduate students are welcome to participate in the Exhibition .
Aims:to facilitate postgraduate students to present their own research to the broader university community to provide participants opportunities to enhance poster presentation skills
Event Features:Display of research posters from postgraduate students conducting research in various disciplines Oral presentation of research...
13/04/2018 to 31/08/2018
With an aim to create spaces that are technology-rich and vibrant and in response to the changing needs for learning, teaching and research, the Learning Garden, Chung Chi College Library and United College Library will be renovating their library spaces during this summer. To provide temporary book storage, the Quiet Study Area, IT Zone, Maker Bubble, Open Forum and Learning Path of the Learning Garden will be temporarily closed from 12 May 7 pm to 31 August 2018. On the lower-campus, the First Floor will be closed and the Second Floor of the Chung Chi College Library will be partially accessible from 14 May to 31 August 2018. On the upper-campus, the entire United College Library will be closed from 13 May to 31 August 2018. The Late Reading Rooms of Chung Chi College Library and...
24 Hours Opening of New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library and United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library Late Reading Rooms during Examination Period11/04/2018 to 12/05/2018
The Late Reading Rooms of the New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library and the United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library open 24 hours between 11 April 2018 at 9:30 p.m to 12 May 2018 at 9:00 a.m. During this period, the University Security Unit will have officers patrolling the area at night to ensure the safety of the users and the good order of the Room.
Library’s Late Reading Rooms: Open to CU Link Holders Only during the Revision and Examination Period (3 April - 12 May 2018)03/04/2018 to 12/05/2018
Due to the increased demand for students’ study spaces during the revision and examination period, access of the late reading rooms will be restricted to CU Link holders only between the period on 3 April at 9:30pm to 12 May 2018 at 9:00am, inclusive. The late reading rooms (Chung Chi, New Asia and United College Late Reading Rooms) during that period will not be opened to other library card holders and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.
02/04/2018 to 25/04/2018
The Library is delighted to organize the eleventh Research Café with a special roundtable talk by Prof. Leo LEE, Prof. PENG Hsiao-yen and Prof. WANG Daw-hwan on 25 Apr. The theme is “ Western Thoughts in Late Qing Dynasty and Early Republic of China: Evolutionism, Enlightenment Rationality and Sentiment-only Philosophy ”. Postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend !
Date: 25 Apr 2018 (Wed)
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
Speakers:LEE Ou Fan Leo
Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture, CUHK PENG Hsiao-yen
Research Fellow, Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy,...
29/03/2018 to 29/05/2018
The Library is proud to partner with Dr. Laura Pozzi , Lecturer of the Centre for China Studies , to launch this new digital collection, “ The Cultural Revolution in Images: Caricature-Posters from Guangzhou...
28/03/2018 to 31/08/2018
With the aim to create boutique humanities-based libraries on the upper campus, United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library (UCL) will be refurbished this summer. The entire UCL building will be a construction site during the renovation period. For health and safety reasons, UCL will be closed for the building works after the university examination on 13 th May 2018 until the end of August 2018.
During the renovation period, DVD, VCD and Local TV Programme Collections in UCL will be relocated according to the subject designation of individual item to CUHK Libraries. The entire Microform Collection will be relocated from UCL to the University Library. More than forty thousand volumes of Major Chinese Monograph Series Collection (AC Class...
28/03/2018 to 30/04/2018
Exhibition on Campus-wide Respect Awareness CampaignDetails:...
Date: March 28 – April 30, 2018
Venue: Learning Garden, University Library, CUHK
27/03/2018 to 30/07/2018
Professor Yao Ke (1905-1991) was an important playwright in Modern Chinese Drama history. He devoted himself to incorporating elements for the traditional Chinese stage into modern drama and film. His history play Sorrows of the Forbidden City (清宫秘史), which premiered in Shanghai in 1941, ran for more than a hundred performance. In 1948 he moved to Hong Kong and resumed his interests in writing historical dramas, among which Xi Shi (西施) and Qin Shi Huang (秦始皇) are still remembered today. Professor Yao later ventured to write on modern themes; for example, his play Abyss (陋巷) depicted urban slums and drug addiction in Kowloon City. By constantly organizing activities with other playwrights like Hsiung Shih-I (1902-1991) for the Chinese Drama Group of the Sino-British Club of Hong Kong...
New Publication: The Brushmarks of Friendship: Poetry and Calligraphy Treasures in Tribute to Lin Bicheng edited by Y.W. Chau (University Library Series No.8)19/03/2018 to 31/08/2018
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library is pleased to announce a new publication on its special collection " The Brushmarks of Friendship: Poetry and Calligraphy Treasures in Tribute to Lin Bicheng " ( Call number: NK3634.A2 P295 2018 ) edited by Ms. Y.W. Chau. The book, released in March 2018 by Chinese University Press, is published as the University Library Series No.8 .
Following is a brief introduction:
This book is published as volume VIII of The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s University Library Series that carries a Lingnan focus. It compiles, transcribes and annotates over 300 pages of...
15/03/2018 to 23/06/2018
時間：下午5:00 - 7:00
時間：下午2:00 - 4:00
14/03/2018 to 30/04/2018
Artists: The Divinity School of Chung Chi College students
Date: 14 March - 30 April 2018
Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
Self and Gender awareness in our life journey is a long discovery process. Some relates to our childhood development and some turns to our future adulthood achievement. Some can be traced from structural constraints including religious aspect. During a course of “Gender and Ministry,” a group of divinity school students through an art workshop made their self-formation picture books to connect with their inner selves.