News & Events

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  • 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...
  • 31/12/2017

    Due to electricity inspection, electricity supply to University Library will be suspended on Dec 31 2017 (Sunday).

    The following services will not be available from 7:00am to 7:00pm on Dec 31 2017 :

    All Public PCs (Learning Commons at Wu Ho Man Yuen not affected)
    Online Library card application forms
    Room booking system web site (already booked sessions are not affected and can be claimed as usual)
    Video on-demand
    Locally hosted databases (including HKLit, HKInChip, 中國數字方志庫, 申報, 永樂大典 etc)

    The following services are not affected and will remain available :

    Library web site
    Remote access to e-resources

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  • 22/12/2017 to 01/01/2018

    University Library

    22 December 2017 8:20 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. 23 December 2017 8:20 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 24-26 December 2017 Closed 27-29 December 2017 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 30 December 2017 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 31 December 2017 Closed 1 January 2018 Closed

    Learning Garden

    22 December 2017 Open 24/7 for CUHK staff and students only 23 December 2017 Close at 7:00 p.m. 24-26 December 2017 Closed 27 December 2017 Open at 9:00 a.m. 28-29 December 2017 Open 24/7 for CUHK staff and students only 30 December 2017 Close at 5:00 p.m. 31 December 2017 Closed 1 January 2018 Closed 2 January 2018 Open at 8:20 a.m.

    Chung Chi Library

    22 December 2017 8:20 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. 23 December 2017 8:20 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 24-26 December 2017 Closed 27-29 December 2017 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 30...
  • 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;

  • 05/12/2017 to 18/12/2017

    The Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily closed at the time below for carpet cleaning.

    Date: 17 December, 2017 (Sunday)
    Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused....

  • 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

  • 27/11/2017 to 21/12/2017

    Please note the extension of Chung Chi College Elisabeth Luce Moore Library opening hours as follows:

    Extended Opening Hours during the Revision and Examination Period (Nov 27 - Dec 21, 2017)

    Library Opening Hours* Staffed Services Late Reading Room Opening Hours Monday - Friday Open 24/7 8:20 am – 10:00 pm 9:30 pm – 9:00 am (next day) Saturday Open 24/7 8:20 am – 7:00 pm 6:30 pm (Sat) – 9:00 am (the following Mon) Sunday Open 24/7 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    *Important to note : Counter service (e.g. circulation service, reference service and etc.) and group study room service will not be provided during the extended opening hours (Monday to Friday 10 pm – 8:20 am next day; Saturday 7 pm – Sunday 1 pm; Sunday 7 pm – 8:20 am next day ).

    Library users may borrow and...

  • 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....

  • 23/11/2017 to 22/12/2017

    The examinations will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare.

    1. Plan Your Study Time

    Make your study schedule practical, flexible and realistic. Your Library provides over 4,000 seats for your quiet study during the daytime. The Library has also implemented the following special arrangements.

    The Chung Chi Elizabeth Moore Library is open 24 hours. (Nov 27 – Dec 21)

    Its Late Reading Room opens as follows,

    Monday to Friday: 9:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. (next day) Saturday to Sunday: 6:30 pm (Sat) - 9:00 am (the following Mon)

    Late Reading Rooms in New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library and United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library are open 24 hours. (Nov 23 – Dec 22...

  • 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...

  • 20/11/2017 to 01/12/2017

    Date: 20 November – 1 December, 2017
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Over the years, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library has acquired very finely reproduced artworks made by specialists including the Nigensha Publishing Co. Ltd. in Japan and kept in the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library. The Collection consists of calligraphy and paintings reproduced from the Tang to the Qing Dynasty. The originals of these artworks are housed in different museums such as National Palace Museum, Taipei, Shanghai Museum, and British Museum. The artwork reproduction requires a high standard of professional and specialized skills.
    This exhibition showcases the fan paintings of the Four Masters of the Ming Dynasty including Shen Zhou, Wen...

  • 08/11/2017 to 23/12/2017

    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 13 November at 9:30pm to 23 December 2017 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.

    CCL Late Reading Room

    NAL Late Reading Room