News & Events

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E.g., 10/08/2020
  • 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...

  • 02/10/2019 to 04/11/2019

    Date: 2 October – 4 November 2019
    Venue: G/F, New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Exhibits: Books and articles
    Exhibition of Publications by Professor Yang Rur-bin, Distinguished Scholar of the New Asia Lectures on Confucianism 2019

  • 30/09/2019 to 11/10/2019

    Artist: Chan Chun Hin
    Date: 30 September – 11 October, 2019
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Lotus seeds are able to alleviate tension, restore mental wellness, and tackle insomnia. Yet, I could not fall asleep even after bowls of sweet lotus seed soup. No amount of lotus seeds can cease the thoughts about tomorrow in the middle of the night.
    Artworks Display of Chan Chun Hin: Night, night
    Art Works:

  • 30/09/2019 to 30/10/2019

    Venue: G/F, United College Wu Chung Library
    Exhibits: Books and articles
    Exhibition of Publication by Professor Stephen Figlewski of United College Distinguished Visiting Scholar

  • 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

  • 27/09/2019 to 13/10/2019

    “If everything is money-oriented, I will tell you that there will be no fibre optic technology achievements today.” ~Professor Charles Kao

    It has been a year since the passing of Professor Sir Charles Kao, former Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and Nobel Prize Laureate. In memory of the “Father of Fibre Optics”, the Charles K. Kao Foundation for Alzheimer’s Disease has organised a roving exhibition “Remembering Charles” to highlight Professor Kao’s lifetime achievements and outstanding contribution, and showcase his artwork produced during his treatment by art therapy from 2013 to 2018. University Library is the last stop of the exhibition. Details as follows:

    Date: 2 October | 15:00 - 22:00 | 3-14...

  • 26/09/2019 to 04/10/2019

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

    The 15th Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 4 Oct. The theme is Public Policy . The Café is consist of a short talk on “Solar Energy Development in China and Japan” by Prof. XU Yuan of Dept. of Geography and Resource Management, and Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability, and followed by two presentations on research by Ph.D. student Daichi Ishii and Ph.D. candidate Jun LI across disciplines. Dr. Karl Holm of The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) will provide feedback on student presentation skills. We are very honoured that Prof. Xu...

  • 25/09/2019 to 07/02/2020

    The Library is pleased to offer the following workshops for staff and postgraduate students to use NVivo to conduct research analysis. CUHK staff and postgraduate students are all welcome to join.

    NVivo 12: A Tool for Data Coding and Conceptual Building

    The foundation workshop on NVivo 12 will introduce key features for researchers conducting qualitative research. You will learn importing files, organizing files in folders, approaches in coding (theories in use or grounded theory), and coding techniques and strategies. Participants will learn the process of coding while building an understanding how evidence can be gathered from the cyclical circle for confirming the existing conceptual framework or building a new model for further analysis.

    Date : 17 Oct 2019...

  • 25/09/2019 to 15/10/2019

    The Library is pleased to offer the following scientific writing workshops co-organized with The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) for postgraduate students. All postgraduates are welcome to join .

    Successful Writing in the Life Sciences: Preparing Your Data Presentation Skills - Designing Effective Figures and Tables

    Students will learn how to present scientific information in their thesis, research publications and conference presentations. Topics to be covered include the preparation of line illustrations, photomicrographs, graphs (i.e., figures), and tables.

    Date : 10 Oct 2019 (Thu)
    Time : 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Registration : Click here to register...

  • 20/09/2019 to 30/08/2020

    Lecture Recital

    Secret Within the Qin: Rediscovering the History and Sound of an Instrument of Rulan Chao Pian
    Speaker: Dr. TSE Chun Yan
    Date: A new date will be announced at a later time
    Venue: Lee Hysan Concert Hall, Esther Lee Building, Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


    The Professor Rulan Chao Pian I Have Known (in English) (Cancelled)
    Speaker: Professor Samuel M. WU
    Professor of Ophthalmology, Neuroscience, and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics,
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Date: 2019.11.12 (Tue)
    Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Venue: Digital...

  • 15/09/2019 to 25/10/2019

    Capturing readers’ interest and communicating the significance of your research effectively can be challenging tasks. Do you want to enhance your writing skills in doing so?

    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 October 2019.

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

    22 Oct (Tue) 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...

  • 06/09/2019 to 30/09/2019

    In response to the changing needs for learning, teaching and research, and with an aim to create spaces that are technology-rich and vibrant, Chung Chi College Library has successfully completed its renovation projects during the summer period. We are thankful to all users for their patience and understanding during the renovations. For renovation updates, click on Chung Chi College Library .


  • 02/09/2019 to 27/09/2019

    Date: 2 - 27 September, 2019
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Statement: In search of a balance between hardness and softness, two artists come together composing a duet.
    Joint Display of Sat Chi Ching and Chek Hin Man – Duet

    Art Works:

    Joint Display of Sat Chi Ching and Chek Hin Man – Duet


  • 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...

  • 28/08/2019 to 22/10/2019

    Come to learn how to enhance your research skills! All CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are welcome to join the following research skills workshops in September and October 2019.

    Program : Sharpening Your Research Skills

    Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (I)

    This workshop will demonstrate:

    How to use ScienceDirect , IEEE Xplore , EBSCOHost and ProQuest to discover research information in your research field Advanced search features in the databases Multiple databases selection (where applicable)

    12 Sep (Thu) 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
    Venue : Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
    Registration :...

  • 28/08/2019 to 23/10/2019

    The following workshops specifically designed for researchers on research impact . All CUHK researchers and postgraduates are welcome to join.

    Enhancing Your Research Impact

    Article-level Metrics - Understanding the Significance of Research Papers

    This workshop will cover:

    Where to find article-level metrics The strength and limitations of different citation counts and metrics How to use citation counts and other metrics to assess the relative significance of research papers How to find an author’s h-index What are alternative metrics and how to find them

    Date and Time: 23 Oct (Wed) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

    Medium of Instruction...

  • 20/08/2019 to 11/09/2019

    The Library Orientation for new postgraduate students will be held from 29 August to 11 September 2019 at the University Library.

    Make a good start and attend a session to help you use your Library for a successful study at CUHK! All postgraduates are welcome to join .

    You will get to know:

    Access to electronic and print resources, and library guides Workshops on sharpening research and writing skills Borrowing privileges, research consultation, access to other UGC libraries, computing facilities and printing services Facilities for study and discussion Featured services for postgraduates: Research Café , Research Poster Exhibition , research seminars and events

    You will get a guided tour of the University Library to see our state of the art learning spaces and...

  • 19/08/2019 to 01/10/2019

    Chung Chi College Elisabeth Luce Moore Library (CCL) is pleased to welcome back all students and freshmen. In response to the changing needs for your learning, teaching and research, we are excited to share with you that the entire CCL Second Floor has been fully refurbished to include a purpose built Music Library with sound proof listening rooms. The 2/F has been renovated to house the significant music and audio visual collection of over 110,000 items. These items include the Pian collection, audio visual collections relocated from United College Library (UCL), and over 7,000 audio CDs previously held by the Music Department. Do come and visit CCL and discover for yourself whats for you in our new vibrant and technology-rich learning environment. The major changes after the...