News & Events

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  • 28/11/2016 to 07/12/2016

    Do you want your research papers to be published in international journals? This talk organized by the Library aims to help research students and early career researchers understand the publishing process and offers insight into publishing in international journals. The Library is pleased to invite Elsevier, one of the world’s leading publishers of academic journals, to conduct the talk. CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are all welcome to join.

    Successful Publishing in International Journals

    Date : 7 Dec 2016 (Wed)
    Time : 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


    Understanding scholarly publishing Choosing the most appropriate journal for your work How to prepare your article Publishing ethics Author rights

    Speaker : Dr. Luaine BANDOUNAS,...

  • 28/11/2016 to 06/12/2016

    Lecture: Dr. Alfred Kaiming Chiu: A great pioneer of East Asian Librarianship and founding University Librarian of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

    Speaker: Prof. Huanwen CHENG

    Librarian, Sun Yat-sen University Libraries

    Date: Thursday, 24 November 2016

    Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

    Venue: User Education Room 1, University Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    Language: Putonghua


    In 1966 Dr. Alfred Kaiming Chiu (1898 – 1977) became the first University Librarian of The Chinese University of Hong Kong after he retired from Harvard University as the founding Librarian of the Harvard-Yenching Library. During his tenure as the University Librarian he built strong Chinese collections and...

  • 28/11/2016 to 20/12/2016

    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 28 - Dec 20, 2016)

    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...

  • 23/11/2016 to 16/01/2017

    Closure of the Multi-purpose Room 2 in the Learning Garden

    The Multi-purpose Room 2 in the Learning Garden will be closed and the online booking service for this room will be deactivated from 19 December 2016 (Monday).

    The Multi-purpose Room 2 will be converted to a Maker Bubble space to provide a fabrication space and co-working makerspace. This fabrication space includes:

    3D printers, including the new Tinkerine Ditto Pro 3D Printer (For details: ) 3D scanners (For details:...
  • 23/11/2016 to 22/12/2016

    From 9:30 p.m., November 23, 2016 to 9:00 a.m., December 22, 2016, 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...

  • 18/11/2016 to 22/11/2016

    The United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library plans to revitalise and all fellow staff, students and stakeholders are welcome to attend the consultation session. Details of the consultation session are as follows:

    Date: 22 November 2016 (Tuesday)

    Time: 4:45 p.m.

    Venue: C1, T.C. Cheng Building

    You are welcome to join the consultation session and express your comment.

    United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library...

  • 14/11/2016 to 20/12/2016

    Below are special arrangements in the University Library from 28 November to 20 December, 2016.

    1. The Ground Floor of the University Library New Extension and the Quiet Study Zone in the Learning Garden will be open 24 hours and are designated as a silent study zone at night.
    2. Bubble Group Study and Multi-purpose Rooms in the Learning Garden will be open 24 hours.

    The examination period is nearly here. Good luck with your examinations!

    Extended Services for the Learning Garden in the University Library during exam period (Nov 28 – Dec 20)...

  • 11/11/2016 to 20/03/2017

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library will present the exhibition ‘Praying Mantis School Master WONG Hon Fan and the Martial Arts Revitalisation Movement’ from 11 November 2016 to 20 March 2017. The exhibition will showcase the valuable collections donated by the family of Master Wong Hon Fan, the chief campaigner for the revitalisation movement.

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, China was at the mercy of Western powers. National pride and the self-confidence of its people were at rock bottom. Over time, the strengthening of people’s physical calibre by the practice of Chinese martial arts was promoted by concerned groups in the community. At the beginning of 1909, Master HUO Yuanjia, CHEN Gongzhe , LU Weichang and other members founded the Chin Woo Athletic...

  • 11/11/2016 to 24/11/2016

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

    The eighth Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 24 Nov. The theme is Film Studies . Postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend ! The Café is consist of a talk on “Studying Film: Institutionalization, Approaches, Future Directions” by Prof. Song Hwee LIM of Dept. of Cultural and Religious Studies, and two presentations by research postgraduate students. Dr. Benson Lee of The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) will provide feedback on student presentation skills.

    Date: 24 Nov 2016 (Thu)
    Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m...

  • 10/11/2016 to 26/11/2016

    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....

  • 09/11/2016 to 31/12/2016

    Sculpture Exhibition Program
    This Sculpture Exhibition Program is a visual art collaboration event between the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library and the Hong Kong Sculpture Society. The Ch’ien Mu Library has always supported art and culture with all their strength. Not only displaying artworks of different media, but its art space also lets students of the Fine Art Department to show their brainchild to the public.
    The Hong Kong Sculpture Society is a NGO which aims to promote the local sculpture development. We are deeply honored to be invited by the Ch’ien Mu Library to start a series of sculpture exhibitions. We will display different sculptures made by our members and showcase some of our society’s private collection in different periods of time. Each period lasts...

  • 05/11/2016

    CUHK Orientation Day 2016

    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....

  • 04/11/2016 to 13/11/2016

    The Architecture Library will be temporary closed for cleaning from 12 November 2016 (Saturday) at 5 pm and re-open on 13 November 2016 (Sunday) at 2 pm.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.


  • 04/11/2016 to 31/08/2017

    To increase users’ study and workstation space on the ground floor of Chung Chi Library, the staff office on the G/F will be moved to 2/F in 2017, utilizing the existing closed stack space. For better preservation of these valuable materials, the closed stack collections have begun to be relocated to our Special Collections in University Library by stages starting from October 2016. Library users are advised to check the library’s catalogue for the location details of individual items. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused.

    For renovation details of Chung Chi Library, please visit :

  • 03/11/2016 to 13/11/2016

    Chung Chi Library’s Late Reading Room will be closed on 12 Nov 2016 (Saturday) 6:30pm to 13 Nov 2016 (Sunday) 6:30pm for cleaning.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  • 03/11/2016 to 22/12/2016

    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 card holders only from 14 Nov to 22 Dec 2016, 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.

  • 03/11/2016 to 17/11/2016

    All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following database training workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to attend if they wish.

    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

    Schedule :

    1. SAGE Knowledge

    Subject: Social Sciences
    Type: E-Book Database

    Brief Description: Contains scholarly books, reference works, handbooks in various subjects in Education, Business and Management, Sociology, Psychology, etc.

    Date: 7 Nov (Mon) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Speaker: Training Specialist (SAGE Knowledge)
    Language: English

    2. ScienceDirect

  • 02/11/2016 to 13/11/2016

    The Easy Search service will be unavailable for routine system maintenance from 10:00 p.m. on Nov 10 (Thur) to 8:00 a.m. (the next day).

    During the period, please use the classic Library Catalogue for searching library materials.

    The Easy Search service will be resumed immediately after the maintenance work. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused. Thank you!

    University Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • 01/11/2016 to 30/11/2016

    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 first ‘Literary CUHK’ last autumn. After nearly a year’s effort in inviting and judging entries, the awards were recently announced and given to 22 students.

    Winners of this year’s competition come from different faculties including Arts, Business, Engineering, Science and Medicine. It is believed that the power of literature is transcending and influential among faculties.

    The award-winning essays drew on the variety of features around and about CUHK, including Echinacea and the lovely cats at the New Asia College, birds flying...

  • 01/11/2016 to 30/12/2016

    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 Cao Yu. For enquiry, please contact us at 3943-7655.

    Author: Cao Yu
    Date: 1 November - 30 December, 2016
    Venue: 1/F, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library
    Author Web Page: