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E.g., 20/11/2018
  • 01/02/2018 to 06/02/2018

    CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are all welcome to join this seminar on open research, open data, and how to get published in Nature and its sister journals.

    Date : 6 Feb 2018 (Tue)
    Time : 9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Topics:

    Differences among journals in Nature Research, BMC and other journal brands under Springer Nature How to write better papers that are clearer, more accessible, more likely to get published, and more likely to make a difference to the world Importance of Open Research and Open Data, and how it will help researchers

    Speaker : Dr. Ed Gerstner
    Executive Editor of Nature Research, Greater China
    Regional Scientific Director at Springer Nature

    Language : English

    Venue : User Education Room 1, G/F...

  • 01/02/2018 to 27/02/2018

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

    Researching with NVivo: From Coding to Meaning Making (Re- Run)

    This workshop will explore grounded theory through using NVivo. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to conduct a basic text analysis through coding with nodes, and build themes through linking nodes to tree nodes using NVivo.

    Date : 27 Feb 2018 (Tue)
    Time : 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    Facilitator : Dr Paula Hodgson, Professional Consultant, Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research (CLEAR)

    Language...

  • 01/02/2018 to 12/03/2018

    The Library is pleased to offer in Mar 2018 the following three discussion workshops on presentation skills , and poster design and presentation that are co-organized with The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) for research postgraduate students.

    Presentation Skills for Postgraduate Students

    1 Mar (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    This workshop covers the essential strategies that will help you plan and deliver presentations that effectively convey your message at a conference, group meeting or any other research-related event. You will discuss the key steps of the development process and learn how to optimize the design and use of visual aids, as well as how to best present data. You will also explore various ways of preparing for and dealing...

  • 29/01/2018 to 09/02/2018

    Artists: Lam Ka Man and Ng Wai Hung
    Date: 29 January – 9 February, 2018
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Exhibition Statement:
    They have their roots; they do not belong to the islands.
    In 2015, the wave of immigration in Europe continued. Greece replaced Italy as the country for most refugee to transit to Western and Northern Europe. Lesvos, a Greek island five nautical miles from Turkey, has turned from a tourist attraction into a large refugee camp. In October 2015 alone, more than 130,000 people arrived at Lesvos from the sea, 1.5 times as many as the local population. They come from all corners of the globe, but they are mainly Syrian and Iraqi refugees. In March 2016, the EU and Turkey reached an agreement on the refugee policy, and the...

  • 26/01/2018 to 09/02/2018
    Date: January 26 – February 9, 2018
    Venue: Learning Garden, University Library
    Content:
    - CUHK awarded projects of National Challenge
    - VCCE Boot Camp awarded projects

    Exhibits:

    Student Achievements in Innovation and Entrepreneurship ExhibitionStudent Achievements in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Exhibition ...

  • 25/01/2018 to 28/02/2018

    Due to urgent maintenance of the display cabinet, the “Exhibition on Modern Chinese Literary Authors” is now changed to online exhibition. The physical exhibition on 1/F of the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library is closed. We apologize for any inconvenience caused!

    For enquiry and assistance, please contact us at 3943-7655 or send an email to nal@lib.cuhk.edu.hk .

    Exhibition on Modern Chinese Literary Authors: Ye Lingfeng (Chinese only)

    Biography Creative Writings: A Review...
  • 22/01/2018 to 22/03/2018

    Time spent on the Library workshops today equals time saved later! Attend the following workshops to learn more about Library resources that support your study and research needs.

    Searching Skills Series

    Program 1: Finding Information in Social Sciences

    Introduces library resources on Social Sciences and demonstrates how to identify a research question and search related materials.

    18 Jan (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. [Click here to register]
    24 Jan (Wed) 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. [Click here to register]

    Program 2: Finding Business Information

    ......

  • 18/01/2018 to 08/02/2018

    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: Managing Citations for Your Research

    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

    18 Jan (Thu) 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m...

  • 15/01/2018 to 28/01/2018

    With the continuous development of the Internet to meet the growth of smart cities and the coming 4th industrial revolution, cloud computing, machine learning, big data, and IoT (Internet of Things) are increasingly being integrated into the fabric of our digital lifestyle.

    As smart, connected, and data driven products, services, and systems become more prevalent in this coming decade, media and business professionals will be challenged to collect and codify data for further processing, visualization, and on-demand story telling. This bootcamp aims to equip students from higher education institutions in Hong Kong with the essential skills required to function well in the data era.

    Attendees will learn from experts and mentors and join with other students to collaborate...

  • 15/01/2018 to 26/01/2018

    Artist: Lau Ka Chun
    Date: 15 January – 26 January, 2018
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
    Artist Statement:
    This exhibition is about Lau Ka Chun.
    Poster:
    Lau Ka Chun -- Jay Lau Solo Exhibition
    Exhibits:
    Lau Ka Chun -- Jay Lau Solo Exhibition
    ...

  • 09/01/2018 to 09/02/2018

    The new lift in the New Asia College Library has been installed by the contractor and inspected by EMSD of Hong Kong Government on 8 January 2018. There is additional refurbishment work to be done before the lift services can be resumed. The suspension period of the lift services will be extended until further notice.

    For enquiry and assistance, please call us at 3943-7655 or send an e-mail to nal@lib.cuhk.edu.hk .

    We are sorry for any inconvenience caused!

    ...

  • 08/01/2018 to 31/01/2018

    The Library is pleased to organise the following public talk by the Library Fulbright Research Scholar Daniel C Tsang . All are welcome to join!

    Protest Culture in Hong Kong: Preserving Historical Memory

    Are libraries & cultural institutions here doing due diligence in collecting, preserving and making accessible the records, artifacts and memories of Hong Kong's multiple and tumultuous, social & political movements? Such materials, online or not, are increasingly at risk of disappearing if nothing proactive is done. CUHK Library Fulbright Research Scholar Daniel C Tsang offers examples of how historical memory can and has been preserved in Hong Kong and abroad.

    Light refreshment will be provided.

    About the Speaker and Discussant:

    ...
  • 08/01/2018 to 06/02/2018

    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 Jan and Feb 2018.

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

    31 Jan (Wed) 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...

  • 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 dslab@lib.cuhk.edu.hk...

  • 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

    sts.cuhk.edu.hk/authn/redirect/libraries/access/ 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.
    Poster:
    ...

  • 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

    Date:

    2 January - 28 February 2018

    Venue:

    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...

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