Classical Chinese prose and poetry flourished prodigiously in Hong Kong since its opening up in the 19 th century, witnessing the growth of poetry societies and the coming to the scene renowned literati who had left us with enormous amount of treasurable writings. The torch passes on, this classical literary tradition still strives in strength today. From September 6 to 8, 2018, the Chinese Language and Literature Department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong organises the conference “The Canonical Legacy: the 2nd International Conference on Classical Chinese Literature since the 1911 Revolution” . On this special occasion, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library joins the Chinese Language and Literature Department to organise this exhibition “ A splendid century of classical...
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07/09/2018 to 29/10/2018
04/09/2018 to 19/10/2018
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 Oct 2018.
Structuring a Thesis Introduction: How to Get Readers Hooked at the Beginning
16 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 purpose. Specific language features...
03/09/2018 to 09/11/2018
The Library will have workshops on introducing digital humanities/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.
24 Sep (Mon) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Click to register * Re-scheduled *
Introducing Digital Humanities for Study and...
Workshop 3 of Innovation Skills Workshops Series: Visualizing and Publishing Your Data in Python (5-12 Oct 2018)01/09/2018 to 12/10/2018
Workshop 3: Visualizing and Publishing Your Data in Python , the last workshop of the Innovation Skills Workshops: Applying Digital Tools in Telling Stories with DATA Series collaborated with Center for Entrepreneurship will be held on 5, 9 & 12 Oct (3 sessions) . Welcome CUHK Faculty members, researchers and all students to join this workshop to equip yourself to tell impactful stories with data. Joint Certificate of Attendance will be issued for participants who have attended the whole...
01/09/2018 to 12/10/2018
The Library is pleased to offer AIMS and Research Portal workshops for the CUHK community. CUHK researchers and administrative staff are all welcome to join the workshops.
Managing and archiving your Research Output in AIMS
AIMS is the Academic Information Management System of CUHK for managing and depositing full text of your research outputs. This workshop will demonstrate:Key features of AIMS and its public interface Research Portal The easy ways to get your research outputs into AIMS The easy ways to deposit the full text of your research outputs in AIMS The right version of full text for depositing and the copyright issues Date Time Medium of Instruction Registration 20 Sep (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cantonese (Powerpoint in...
29/08/2018 to 30/09/2018
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 Elisabeth Luce Moore Library and United College Wu Chung Library have completed their renovation projects during the summer period and the Libraries will reopen from 3 September 2018 to welcome back our users for the new academic year. We are thankful to all users for their patience and understanding during the closure of Library. For more renovation updates, click on Chung Chi College Elisabeth Luce Moore Library and United College Wu Chung Library...
29/08/2018 to 12/09/2018
The Library Orientation for new postgraduate students will be held from 30 August to 12 September 2018 at the University Library.
Make a good start and attend a session to help you use CUHK Library for your research and studies effectively! 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 University Library to see our state of the art learning...
14/08/2018 to 29/09/2018
Courses :Discover Research Information at Your Discipline Managing and Creating Reference Citations with RefWorks Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research
Registration begins on 13 August 2018 .
Discover Research Information at Your Discipline
01/08/2018 to 31/08/2018
To use library services, you should login through CUHK Login page.
Please visit this page if you need to find out your login ID and password or need more information on how to change or reset your password.
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User name / Password
01/08/2018 to 01/11/2018
With effect from 1st September, 2018, more than forty thousand volumes of classical Chinese reference collection (AC Class) will be relocated from the University Library to the United College Wu Chung Library. These titles will greatly enhance the collection strength of the United College Wu Chung Library as one of the two humanities libraries on upper-campus. The holding information is now available on the LibrarySearch .
Library’s Pick @ Chung Chi College Elisabeth Luce Moore Library, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library and United College Wu Chung Library16/07/2018 to 16/10/2018
The General Education Program aims at providing a balanced undergraduate education for students in order to equip them with the intelligence for understanding critical issues, ideas and values of humanity in modern society. The Library acquires classical works and major works from a wide variety of disciplines to support the General Education program. Selected award-winning titles are show-cased at the college libraries. You are most welcome to check it out!
03/07/2018 to 28/09/2018
Date: 3 July – 31 August 2018
Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library (Extended to 28 September 2018)
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 landscape paintings of the Song Dynasty. All are...
03/07/2018 to 31/08/2018
New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library will introduce one major modern Chinese author every two months. The author highlighted in July and August is Ouyang Yuqian. A brief biography together with selected editions of his major works are introduced as below:
Author: Ouyang Yuqian (Chinese only)Biography Creative Writings: A Review Research Studies: A Review...
11/06/2018 to 30/06/2018
06/06/2018 to 23/06/2018
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. 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...
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...
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...