News & Events

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  • 08/11/2017 to 23/12/2017

    From 9:30 p.m., November 22, 2017 to 9:00 a.m., December 23, 2017, United College Wu Chung Multimedia 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.

    UCL Late Reading Room...

  • 06/11/2017 to 17/11/2017

    Date: 6 –17 November, 2017
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Exhibition Statement:
    This exhibition intends to investigate how the painters in the past perceiving the world based on imitation from paintings of the old masters. Painting can be understood as the process of the co-operation of sight, hand and human-mind. It does not only illustrate what did the painter see but also reflects the painter’s internalization from the outside world. Through investigating on landscape paintings, this exhibition focuses on how painters in the past perceiving the world. Besides it will be asked that if there are any common attributes among oriental and western art.

  • 02/11/2017 to 23/11/2017

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

    The tenth Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 23 Nov. The theme is Socialist China Studies . Postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend ! The Café is consist of a talk by Prof. PANG Laikwan of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies on “Culture and Politics in Maoist China”, and three presentations by research postgraduates. Prof. Pang will moderate the presentations and discussion. Dr. Benson Lee of The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) will provide feedback on student presentation skills.

    Date: 23 Nov...

  • 01/11/2017 to 15/11/2017

    Co-organized with the Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research (CLEAR), the Library is pleased to offer a new advanced NVivo workshop for staff and postgraduate students to use NVivo to conduct research analysis. CUHK staff and postgraduate students are all welcome to join .

    Strategies to advance qualitative data analysis: from thematic, matrix coding to text queries through NVivo

    When analysing qualitative data, researchers can use an inductive or deductive approach to examining sources of data. Coding may allow us to formulate a framework or identify sources of evidence with respect to the approaches used. Categories emerge when individual coding is clustered into levels of sub-themes. To address research questions, researchers can further explore relationships...

  • 01/11/2017 to 01/01/2018
    To meet the demand for access to resources, the Library is pleased to announce that the loan quota and loan period for library materials have now been increased. Please refer to the following library webpages for details of the new borrowing privileges. Loan period and borrowing quota Hold quota

    Please note that all library items on loan are subject to RECALL and the loan period may be shortened. All library users have the responsibility to keep...

  • 01/11/2017 to 31/12/2017

    Featured Display


    November - December 2017


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

  • 01/11/2017 to 29/12/2017

    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 November and December is Yang Kui. For enquiry, please contact us at 3943-7655.

    Author: Yang Kui
    Date: 1 November – 29 December, 2017
    Venue: 1/F, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library
    Author Web Page: Yang Kui


  • 30/10/2017 to 05/11/2017

    The Architecture Library will be temporary closed for cleaning from 4 November 2017 (Saturday) at 5pm and re-open on 5 November 2017 (Sunday) at 2pm.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  • 28/10/2017

    University Library

    28 Oct 2017 Closed

    Learning Garden

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

    Chung Chi Library

    28 Oct 2017 Closed

    New Asia Library

    28 Oct 2017 Closed

    United College Library

    28 Oct 2017 Closed

    Law Library

    28 Oct 2017 Closed Legal Resources Centre 28 Oct 2017 Closed

    Architecture Library

    Open 24/7 for School of Architecture staff and students only Staffed services 28 Oct 2017 Closed / No Services

    Medical Library

    Open 24/7 Staffed services / Book stacks 28 Oct 2017 No Services

    Learning Commons (Wu Ho Man Yuen Building)

    Open 24/7 during semesters for CUHK staff and students only
  • 25/10/2017 to 06/11/2017

    Chung Chi Library’s Late Reading Room will be closed on 4 Nov 2017 (Saturday) 6:30pm to 5 Nov 2017 (Sunday) 6:30pm for cleaning.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  • 24/10/2017 to 03/11/2017

    Date: October 24 – November 3, 2017
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Artist(s) Statement:
    Tao Hoi Chuen is a currently senior Fine Arts student in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, mainly majoring in Chinese paintings, calligraphy and oil paintings. His works have been exhibited in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Received awards include "Wucius Wong New Ink Art Award" and "Madam Jan Yunbor Memorial Awards for Chinese Painting and Calligraphy".
    épochè -- Exhibition of Tao Hoi Chuen Jacky


  • 21/10/2017

    CUHK Orientation Day 2017

    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....

  • 17/10/2017 to 17/11/2017

    Dear CUHK staff and students, please note the following announcement from ITSC which will affect your access to Library services. If you have not changed your OnePass password since Oct 1, 2017, please change your password before it expires on Oct 17. If you need to use a Library computer but your password has already expired, please make use of the visitor's PCs ( ).

    According to OnePass (CWEM) Password Policy, OnePass (CWEM) Password must be changed regularly. This year, ITSC has specially arranged the expiry date of all OnePass (CWEM) passwords on the same date.

    OnePass Password Expiry Date

    The Coming Expiry Date of OnePass (CWEM)...

  • 13/10/2017 to 28/11/2017

    為配合「岐黃古籍展新姿 -- 莊兆祥教授藏中醫善本古籍展覽」,香港中文大學中醫學院及大學圖書館將舉辦下系列講座:

    講者:吳梓新博士 香港中文大學中醫學院講師
    日期:2017年10月26日 (星期四)

    講座二:中大校園的《本草綱目》-- 中藥園導賞 (滿額)
    講者:陳錦良博士 香港中文大學中醫學院講師
    日期:2017年11月16日 (星期四)
    地點:大學圖書館地下研討室(1) (分享介紹)
    參觀香港中文大學中藥園 (導賞)

    講者:陳詩雅醫師 香港中文大學中醫學院講師
    日期:2017年11月28日 (星期二)

    「岐黃古籍展新姿 -- 莊兆祥教授藏中醫善本古籍展覽」
    日期: 2017年9月28日 - 2018年1月30日
    查詢:3943 8740 / 3943 7305
    網址: ...

  • 10/10/2017 to 01/11/2017

    If you want to know more about how to find economic and social data, please feel free to join the following database training workshops.

    Topics covered in each workshop:

    Overview of the content of the database and its sub-databases Basic and advanced searching skills Features and functions of the database Q & A session

    Contains volume and value sales statistics for consumer, industrial and services markets across 82 countries worldwide. It also provides a wide range of data on business enterprise including consumer market sizes, consumer lifestyles, companies and brands as well as market research reports, country profiles and socio-economic statistics.

    Date: 11 Oct (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Speaker: Mr Sebetian Tan, Euromonitor...

  • 10/10/2017 to 22/11/2017

    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...
  • 04/10/2017 to 02/11/2017

    Do you want to capture your readers’ interest in your thesis, and communicate its significance and key ideas 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 and Nov 2017.

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

    26 Oct 2017 (Thu) 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 which...

  • 03/10/2017 to 30/01/2018

    To celebrate the 20 th anniversary of the School of Chinese Medicine and to showcase the special collections of “Professor Cheung Siu-cheong Chinese Medicine Collection”, the Library will be hosting an exhibition titled “ A New Look at Chinese Medicine Classics: An Exhibition of the Rare Book Collection from Professor Cheung Siu-cheong ” from 28 September 2017 to 30 January 2018 at the University Library.

    In 2004, the Library was greatly honored to receive the invaluable “Professor Cheung Siu-cheong Chinese Medicine Collection” donated by Professor KONG Yun Cheung, the founding director of the School of Chinese Medicine. There are in total 2,485 volumes of ancient Chinese Medicine readings, including 61 titles (182 volumes) of rare books published around the age of Ming and...

  • 03/10/2017 to 19/12/2017

    Starting from 10 October, 2017 , the Digital Scholarship Team will provide on-site Digital Scholarship Consultation Hours 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, R, 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 10 October 2017
    Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library

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

  • 03/10/2017 to 24/11/2017

    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: Enhancing Your Research Impact

    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

    21 Sep (Thu) 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m....