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  • 25/01/2018 to 28/02/2018

    Due to urgent maintenance of the display cabinet, the “Exhibition on Modern Chinese Literary Authors” is now changed to online exhibition. The physical exhibition on 1/F of the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library is closed. We apologize for any inconvenience caused!

    For enquiry and assistance, please contact us at 3943-7655 or send an email to .

    Exhibition on Modern Chinese Literary Authors: Ye Lingfeng (Chinese only)

    Biography Creative Writings: A Review...
  • 18/01/2018 to 08/02/2018

    The following is a new series of research skills workshops. All CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are welcome to join.

    Program 1: Sharpening Your Research Skills Program 2: Doing Data Analysis for Your Research Program 3: Managing Citations for Your Research

    Program 1: Sharpening Your Research Skills

    Literature Review for a Successful Research Paper

    This workshop will cover the following to help you conduct a good literature review:

    The purpose and process of literature review The structure of a literature review Effective strategies for identifying relevant literature

    18 Jan (Thu) 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m...

  • 15/01/2018 to 28/01/2018

    With the continuous development of the Internet to meet the growth of smart cities and the coming 4th industrial revolution, cloud computing, machine learning, big data, and IoT (Internet of Things) are increasingly being integrated into the fabric of our digital lifestyle.

    As smart, connected, and data driven products, services, and systems become more prevalent in this coming decade, media and business professionals will be challenged to collect and codify data for further processing, visualization, and on-demand story telling. This bootcamp aims to equip students from higher education institutions in Hong Kong with the essential skills required to function well in the data era.

    Attendees will learn from experts and mentors and join with other students to collaborate...

  • 15/01/2018 to 26/01/2018

    Artist: Lau Ka Chun
    Date: 15 January – 26 January, 2018
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Artist Statement:
    This exhibition is about Lau Ka Chun.
    Lau Ka Chun -- Jay Lau Solo Exhibition
    Lau Ka Chun -- Jay Lau Solo Exhibition

  • 09/01/2018 to 09/02/2018

    The new lift in the New Asia College Library has been installed by the contractor and inspected by EMSD of Hong Kong Government on 8 January 2018. There is additional refurbishment work to be done before the lift services can be resumed. The suspension period of the lift services will be extended until further notice.

    For enquiry and assistance, please call us at 3943-7655 or send an e-mail to .

    We are sorry for any inconvenience caused!


  • 08/01/2018 to 31/01/2018

    The Library is pleased to organise the following public talk by the Library Fulbright Research Scholar Daniel C Tsang . All are welcome to join!

    Protest Culture in Hong Kong: Preserving Historical Memory

    Are libraries & cultural institutions here doing due diligence in collecting, preserving and making accessible the records, artifacts and memories of Hong Kong's multiple and tumultuous, social & political movements? Such materials, online or not, are increasingly at risk of disappearing if nothing proactive is done. CUHK Library Fulbright Research Scholar Daniel C Tsang offers examples of how historical memory can and has been preserved in Hong Kong and abroad.

    Light refreshment will be provided.

    About the Speaker and Discussant:

  • 08/01/2018 to 06/02/2018

    Do you want to enhance your writing skills in capturing readers’ interest in your research topic and communicate its significance effectively?

    Co-organized with The Independent Learning Centre (ILC), the Library is pleased to offer discussion workshops for research postgraduate students on thesis writing (in Chinese) , thesis introduction (in English) and thesis abstract (in English) in Jan and Feb 2018.

    Structuring a Thesis Introduction: How to Get Readers Hooked at the Beginning

    31 Jan (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    In this workshop, you will be introduced to steps for capturing your readers’ interest in your research topic, appreciating the significance of your research and understanding your research purpose. Specific language...

  • 05/01/2018 to 24/04/2018

    Digital Scholarship Team will continue on-site Digital Scholarship Consultation Hours during term time from 16 January, 2018 to help with your digital scholarship research ideas, proposals and even projects related to the following:

    Digital Scholarship Lab facilities Identify sources of research data and materials Research software and other tools, e.g. ArcGIS, Gephi, MARKUS, Omeka, Voyant Tools Data visualisation Copyright advice on the use of research data and materials

    ​Service Hours: Every alternate Tuesday,3:00 – 5:00 p.m. during term time from 16 January 2018

    Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library

    Welcome any walk-in users or you may send us your questions via email to

  • 05/01/2018 to 05/02/2018

    We have recently received the report of a phishing email which appears to be sent on behalf of the CUHK Library. The hyperlink inside the message actually points to a malicious web page which appears to be gathering CUHK Login passwords from the victims who visited the link.

    The content of the email was as follows,

    Dear Library User,

    Our records show that your access to CUHK Library System is about to expire. Due to security precautions established to protect University Libraries System, you have to renew your library account on a regular base, so please use the following link reactivation .htm

    After your successful authentication, your access will be restored...

  • 02/01/2018 to 22/03/2018

    The Library offers the following workshops for academics, researchers and postgraduate students to introduce various tools for conducting digital scholarship research and the method of handling research data. You are welcome to join.

    Digital Humanities: Introduction to Tools and Methodology

    Digital humanities is a new form of research increasingly embraced by scholars in arts and humanities. This seminar will show to you:

    Concept of digital humanities research and the research methods used How to apply popular digital tools on GIS, text mining and analysis, data and network visualisation, etc. in digital humanities research Examples on digital humanities research projects from worldwide to illustrate the use of research methods and tools used

    22 Jan...

  • 02/01/2018 to 12/01/2018

    Date: January 2 - 12, 2018
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Artist Statement:
    Born in 1993, Tam Cheuk Lam Jessie enjoys cooking no matter how funny it is. She realizes that life is somehow more important than art. She is currently studying Fine Arts in CUHK.
    Zheng Tianyi, currently studying at the CUHK Department of Fine Arts, will graduate in the coming year. Her artworks focus on ready-made objects, installations and videos as well as issues on space and identity. Relationship between technology and human is also one of the topics she concerns recently.

  • 02/01/2018 to 28/02/2018

    New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library will exhibit one major modern Chinese author every two months. A brief biography together with select critical editions of their major works will be displayed. The author displayed in January and February is Ye Lingfeng. For enquiry, please contact us at 3943-7655.

    Author: Ye Lingfeng
    Date: 2 January – 28 February, 2018
    Venue: 1/F, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library
    Author Web Page: Ye Lingfeng


  • 02/01/2018 to 28/02/2018

    Featured Display


    2 January - 28 February 2018


    Audio-visual area, G/F, United College Wu Chung Multimedia...

  • 01/01/2018 to 14/03/2018

    The following is a new series of workshops specifically designed for researchers on research data management and research impact. All CUHK researchers and postgraduates are welcome to join.

    Program 1: Enhancing Your Research Impact Program 2: Managing Your Research Data

    Program 1: Enhancing Your Research Impact

    Using Citation Analysis Tools to Enhance Your Research Dissemination

    The workshop will introduce how to:

    Find ranking of journals from Journal Citation Reports on InCites and SCImago for selecting the best journal for publication Use Match in EndNote to locate appropriate journals for your manuscript Use InCites to compare journal...
  • 22/12/2017 to 07/01/2018

    The suspension of lift services is extended from 22 December 2017 (Friday) to 7 January 2018 (Sunday) due to lift replacement work.

    For enquiry and assistance, please call us at 3943-7655 or send an e-mail to .

    We are sorry for any inconvenience caused!

    Suspension Period of Lift Services Extended in New Asia College Library...

  • 21/12/2017 to 10/01/2018

    The Library is pleased to organise the following public talk by Prof. Grace S. Fong of McGill University. All are welcome to join!

    Writing and Local Identity: Literary Women of the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong in the 18th and 19th Centuries

    Prof. Grace Fong
    Professor of Chinese Literature, Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University
    Visiting Professor, School of Chinese, The University of Hong Kong

    Abstract of the talk
    On the southern margins of the Qing empire, Guangdong has been seen as an evolving site of regional culture, education, and commerce, particularly in the Pearl River Delta counties surrounding the provincial capital Guangzhou in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. While anthropologists have uncovered a...

  • 18/12/2017 to 29/12/2017

    Date: December 18 - 29, 2017
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Exhibition Statement:
    Eyes shut,
    Draw a circle.
    (I began my bravura.)
    You shook me off with the softest grin—
    None left but the circle.
    Sun Ziping
    Life is a cramped enclosure:
    It does not always let “us” all in.
    The slightest step astray pushes me out of yours,
    Or you out of mine.

    “Please mind the gap and the closing doors—”
    Yet the train doors squeeze me into you again.
    Man evolves to learn four vague ideas of interpersonal distances*:
    A public distance of 3.7m to 7.6m, for random strangers and public speeches;
    A social distance of 1.2m to 3.7m, for acquaintances and social occasions;

  • 04/12/2017 to 15/12/2017

    Date: December 4 - 15, 2017
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Exhibition Statement:
    hey miss/sir,
    opps sorry, sir/miss.
    Your judgement is not necessary.
    "All my clothes come from my closet" -- Joint Exhibition of Chui Tsz Ho, Poon Yin Tung and Chan Ting

  • 24/11/2017 to 25/11/2017

    CUHK Alumni Homecoming 2017

    The University Library will be open to CUHK alumni on the CUHK Alumni Homecoming Day.
    We are expecting many visitors, but will try to minimize any disruption.
    We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused....

  • 22/11/2017 to 23/12/2017

    From 9:30 p.m., November 22, 2017 to 9:00 a.m., December 23, 2017, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library will open its Late Reading Room on the lower ground floor of the Library building 24 hours daily during the examination period. 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.
    Late Reading Room of New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library Open 24 Hours during Examination Period...