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  • 26/11/2018 to 20/12/2018

    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 26 - Dec 20, 2018)

    Library Opening Hours* Staffed Services Late Reading Room Opening Hours Monday - Friday 8:20 am – 2:00 am (next day) 8:20 am – 10:00 pm 9:30 pm – 9:00 am (next day) Saturday 8:20 am – 2:00 am (next day) 8:20 am – 7:00 pm 6:30 pm (Sat) – 9:00 am (the following Mon) Sunday 9:00 am – 2:00 am (next day) 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 – 2 am; Saturday 7 pm – 2 am; Sunday 9 am – 1 pm and 7 pm – 2 am...

  • 24/11/2018

    CUHK Alumni Homecoming 2018

    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....

  • 22/11/2018 to 22/12/2018

    From 9:30 p.m., November 22, 2018 to 9:00 a.m., December 22, 2018, 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...

  • 19/11/2018 to 14/12/2018

    Date : 19 November - 14 December, 2018
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Statement:
    To raise the literacy level and cultural awareness of students, the Chinese Language Teaching Development Centre of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature (Chinese Department), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) organised the third "Literary CUHK" essay competition. After nearly half a year of articles collection and review, we are pleased to announce that 24 participants were given the awards.
    Winners of this year’s competition included students, alumni and research students from different faculties and departments, proven that literature does not fixate with any particular school or faculty and belongs to every one who deeply connects with CUHK...

  • 18/11/2018

    LibrarySearch will be under system maintenance from 00:00 Nov 18 (Sun) to 05:00 Nov 18 (Sun). During this period LibrarySearch, "My Library Record", online renewal and requests may be unavailable.

    The LibrarySearch service will be resumed immediately after the maintenance. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused. Thank you.

  • 15/11/2018 to 27/11/2018

    香港中文大學圖書館推出全文圖像《中國現代戲劇館藏》( http://repository.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/collection/drama ),此批戲劇書籍原購於六十年代中期,是研究現代中國戲劇的寶庫。已掃描並完成上載的書籍共1700餘冊,主要包括三十及四十年代著作,絕版戲劇書、初版和油印的劇本和戲劇理論、技術書等。在新的《中國現代戲劇館藏》平臺還嵌入中國現代劇本提要及評論。

    《中國現代戲劇館藏》分享及發布會將由崔文東教授講述當年聯合書院姚克教授從戲劇書籍收藏家胡振先生購入該批書籍的故事,并由張秉權博士介紹其早年與何杏楓教授合撰之《「中國現代戲劇特藏」抗戰前中國現代劇本提要及評論》。此外,他們亦會講述至五十多年後的今天將部份精選館藏掃瞄及上載至「香港中文大學數碼典藏」的建庫過程。兩位講者亦會分享此數碼館藏對相關研究的幫助。

    活動登記: https://goo.gl/forms/xhIhEbyiRJn78Yar2

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  • 15/11/2018 to 20/11/2018

    The Library is pleased to co-organize the following seminar on video game preservation in Hong Kong with retro.hk and Department of Cultural and Religious Studies . Welcome CUHK members to join and share your video game memories!

    Video Game Preservation in Hong Kong

    (Seminar content in Chinese only)

    Content:

    近數十年科技發展迅速,在多年前被譽為時代最先端的遊戲,也會在數年之間被視為落後的產品。因此,比起紙製的書本,以不同的電子媒介所儲存的資料的保存更是刻不容緩。遊戲保育是要把儲放在舊式電子媒介內的資料,以數碼法的形式記錄下來。電腦及電子遊戲基本上代表了所在區域的文化素養,也顯示出工餘時的消遣喜好變化,無論在研究人類的文化娛樂歷史,還是電子程式寫作的進化步伐等,電腦及電子遊戲均擔當著重要的角色。

    現時在美國及日本兩地已有機構開始致力於把舊遊戲數碼化及妥善保存,但其活動受限於地域,對於香港、台灣及中國等地的收藏及舊作品則難以觸及。這些華文遊戲雜誌往往反映了中港台三地的年輕人對遊戲的看法及取向,如未能適當地保存起來,實是華民地區的一大損失。

    本講座希望讓參加者認識電子及電腦遊戲...

  • 13/11/2018 to 12/12/2018

    To shorten the waiting time for a Faculty Study Room, starting from 13 November 2018, there will only be one queue for all the Faculty Study Rooms located at University Library, Chung Chi Library and United College Library. When a room is available to you, you will receive a notification email with the room information. Applications submitted prior to 13 November 2018 will not be affected.

    For further information, please visit our Webpage at: http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/use/places/faculty

    For enquiries, please call 3943-7305 or send an email to library@cuhk.edu.hk .

  • 12/11/2018 to 21/12/2018

    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 12 November at 9:30pm to 21 December 2018 at 9:00am, inclusive. The Late Reading Rooms of Chung Chi College Library and New Asia College Library during that period will not be opened to other library card holders and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.

    The Late Reading Room of Chung Chi College

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  • 08/11/2018 to 28/02/2019

    This is an exhibition devoted to the images of Hong Kong taken by John Thomson (1837-1921), a pioneering Scottish photographer, geographer, and traveler.

    Born in Edinburgh in June 1837, after his schooling Thomson worked for an optical and scientific instrument maker. He first travelled Asia in 1862, and undertook numerous journeys photographing countries including Siam, Cambodia, Vietnam and many areas in China over the next 10 years. In 1868, he established a studio in Hong Kong at Commercial Bank Building, Queen’s Road Central. He photographed Hong Kong’s landscapes, buildings, harbor and people. His excellent work in China and other Asian countries established him as a pioneer of photo-journalism and one of the most influential photographers of his time.

    His...

  • 08/11/2018 to 16/11/2018

    Speaker: Bill Jeffery (Assistant Professor, University of Guam, Research Associate, Hong Kong Maritime Museum)

    Date: 16 Nov 2018 (Fri)

    Time: 4:00 to 6:00 pm

    Venue: LT4 Esther Lee Building, Chung Chi College, CUHK

    Language: English

    Online Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=6103454

    All are welcome!

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  • 05/11/2018 to 16/11/2018

    Artists: Poon Yin Tung and Wong Ka Yi
    Date: 5 – 16 November, 2018
    Venue: New Asia Ch'ien Mu Library
    Statement:
    Who am I? Where am I? Who is trying to wake me up?
    Though the woken sleepwalker will not be scared to death, they would just be confused like ordinary people who woke up. For some cases, they might act violently due to the confusion.
    They open their eyes during sleepwalking. Not only can they walk freely, but also carry out habitual behavior. Since the brain is in dormant state, patient cannot distinguish any ongoing events. For example, inability in face recognition, no reaction to pain stimulation, talking to oneself without communication.
    We do not want to indulge in dreams. But who is stopping the sleepwalkers from wakening...

  • 02/11/2018 to 25/01/2019

    Fredrick Scott Archer (1813-1857) invented the photographic wet-collodion process in the 19th century. A mixture of a bromide, iodide or chloride dissolved in collodion was poured onto a tintype or clean glass plate for a few seconds. Once this reaction was complete, then moved on to expose, develop, fix and finally rinse it. As the glass plate is getting wet throughout the whole processes from adding the chemicals to taking the picture, this process is also known as “Wet Plate Collodion Photography”.

    The University Library will be hosting an exhibition “Hong Kong Through the Lens of John Thomson” from 15 November 2018 to 28 February 2019. The majority of his photographic work was produced using what is known as the “wet-collodion” process. This workshop will introduce the...

  • 22/10/2018 to 16/11/2018

    The CUHK Library is going to organise a series of talks themed as “Standing Out from the Crowd: Author Identity”. Representatives from Chinese Academy of Sciences, ORCID, Clarivate Analytics, and Elsevier will share how to manage author identity, establish scholarly presence, optimise discoverability, and track research impact.

    CUHK staff and postgraduates are all welcome to join!

    Date Time Title Speaker Organisation 12 Nov
    (Mon) 10:30 – 11:30

    ORCID: Persistent IDs in a World Where Machines Aid Research

    Benefits of an ORCID ID for a researcher 6 Ways to make your ORCID ID work for you What ORCID does for institutions Mr. Brian Minihan Engagement Specialist,
    Oceania and Hong Kong, ORCID 11:30 – 12:30

    Chinese Scientists’ International Identification...

  • 20/10/2018

    CUHK Orientation Day 2018

    The Library will be open to visitors on the CUHK Orientation Day for Undergraduate Admissions.
    We are expecting thousands of visits, but will try to minimize any disruption.
    We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused....

  • 17/10/2018

    University Library

    17 Oct 2018 Closed

    Learning Garden

    Open 24/7 during semesters for CUHK staff and students only

    Chung Chi Library

    17 Oct 2018 Closed

    New Asia Library

    17 Oct 2018 Closed

    United College Library

    17 Oct 2018 Closed L/G Floor Open 24/7 for CUHK staff and students only

    Law Library

    17 Oct 2018 Closed Legal Resources Centre 17 Oct 2018 Closed

    Architecture Library

    Open 24/7 for School of Architecture staff and students only Staffed services 17 Oct 2018 Closed / No Services

    Medical Library

    Open 24/7 Staffed services / Book stacks 17 Oct 2018 No Services

    Learning Commons (Wu Ho Man Yuen Building)

    Open 24/7 during semesters for CUHK staff and students only
  • 16/10/2018 to 14/11/2018

    The Library is pleased to arrange two talks for researchers and postgraduate students on writing and publishing with international journals. Wiley and Taylor & Francis, two of the world’s leading publishers of academic journals, will provide the talks. CUHK postgraduate students and researchers are all welcome to attend.

    1. Author Strategies for Journal Publication: Tips for Early Career Researchers

    22 Oct (Mon) 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

    Topics:

    How to select the right journal for your manuscript Submission tips How to survive peer review Publishing ethics How to promote your research and increase readership Introduction to Wiley Researcher Academy

    Speaker : Dr. Tina Wang, Journal Publishing Manager, Wiley
    Registration...

  • 15/10/2018 to 20/12/2018

    Only through the “touching the ground” experience, can we understand the meaning of material culture in the past and explain to our contemporaries why we need to care about archaeological ruins. Our students learned a wide range of fieldwork skills and techniques through these meaningful archaeological internships. More important, the hands-on experience provides a great chance to them for better understanding the Bronze Age civilization in Sichuan and the Jiangkou sunken treasure legend. To team up with the underwater archaeology group, we want to present not only the fascinating archaeological experience “From the Mountains (Sichuan) to the Sea (Guangdong)” but also provide the general public some reflections inspired by these internships such as the variety and diversity of ancient...

  • 15/10/2018 to 02/11/2018

    Date: 15 October - 2 November 2018
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Exhibition Statement:
    This exhibition presents the organisation, fund-raising, regional characteristics, construction of the bamboo theatres, troupe structure, training of artists and special features of the opera series.
    Poster:
    Cantonese Opera Exhibition: Ritualistic Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong, 2016-2018
    Exhibit:
    ...

  • 12/10/2018 to 21/11/2018

    All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to attend if they wish. If you have the Digital Literacy Card that the Library sent out earlier in September, attending the following sessions can be counted towards the Digital Literacy Certificate Course.

    Students, in groups of ten or more, can request library courses to suit their information needs and schedules.

    Program 1: Develop an Effective Search Strategy for Your Assignment

    This workshop covers the following to help you to:

    Understand your reading lists, the difference between primary and secondary sources Expand the range of your search terms by using similar concepts and synonyms Use advanced search techniques such as...

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