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  • 02/12/2020 to 31/12/2020

    In view of the worsening risk of the spread of COVID-19, all library group study rooms will close starting 2 Dec 2020 until further notice.

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  • 23/11/2020 to 31/12/2020

    In view of the pandemic, except for Course Reserve, items on short loan or recalled, HKALL and ILL, all fines incurred from 29 January to 31 December 2020 will be waived.

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  • 17/11/2020 to 31/01/2021

    The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China announced the sixth batch of ‘National Catalogue of Precious Ancient Books’ on 13 November 2020. Fifteen Chinese ancient books from the CUHK Library’s Rare Book Collection have been included in the final list. The selection criteria of the National Catalogue of Precious Ancient Books are extremely strict - listed materials must be of scholarly value, historical and cultural significance, and they should be handwritten or printed before 1912 in the form of classical binding. This is the first time that Chinese ancient books from a Hong Kong academic library collection have been selected as national precious books.

    The CUHK Library has developed a distinguished Chinese ancient book collection in the past five...

  • 16/11/2020 to 16/12/2020

    Good news! From now on, except for recalled items, all CUHK books with an initial loan period of 30 days or more will enjoy unlimited automatic renewal of loans. For details of loan period and quota, please visit:

  • 12/11/2020 to 27/12/2020

    The examinations will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare.

    Smile Plan Your Study Time

    Make your study schedule practical, flexible and realistic. The Library offers various types of study spaces for different study needs, including Quiet Study Zones, Zoom Zones etc.

    Zoom Zones in the CUHK Library
    The Library has designated areas inside various libraries for students to conduct or attend Zoom classes in a friendly way. You are encouraged to bring your own computers/devices, headsets and microphones to attend Zoom classes in these areas.

    University Library Library Extension, G/F (Recently added area) Learning Garden and...
  • 12/11/2020 to 30/04/2021

    The installation ceremony of founding Vice-Chancellor Professor Li Choh-ming was held in 1964. Congratulatory messages and hand-painted card from University of Oxford, Princeton University, and Kyoto University, etc. were sent by mail or by telegram to the University. These precious items are currently on display at the University Gallery . Please register through to schedule a visit.

    For more details, please see this post " Congratulatory Messages of 1964 ".


  • 09/11/2020 to 08/01/2021

    日期: 2020年11月9日至12月18日 (展期延長至2021年1月8日)
    地點: 新亞書院錢穆圖書館

    《第七屆全球華文青年文學獎》 得獎作品展覽


    《第七屆全球華文青年文學獎》 得獎作品展覽

    讀者可於 新亞書院圖書館展覽網頁 瀏覽更多展覽圖片。...

  • 06/11/2020 to 27/11/2020

    Date: 2020.11.26 (Thu)
    Time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm
    Venue: Online (zoom)
    Lanague: Cantonese


    This online workshop introduces the new Hong Kong Literature Database (Beta). Prof. Wong Nim Yam of the Chinese Language and Literature Department will give a brief history of the Hong Kong Literature Collection and Hong Kong Literature Database, and library staff will introduce the framework of the new platform, web portal, search capabilities, search with an author’s different name and future development.


    Hong Kong Literature Database (Beta):...

  • 06/11/2020 to 02/12/2020

    The Library is pleased to offer the following workshops for staff and postgraduate students to use NVivo to conduct research analysis. CUHK staff and postgraduate students are all welcome to join.

    NVivo: A Powerful Tool to Address Your Research Questions

    This workshop will cover the key concepts on using NVivo for qualitative research. Starting with research questions, participants will gain ideas from making coding to reading abstracts to extending coding in journal articles as an illustration. Alternatively, researchers can make coding based on the conceptual framework that they are working on. Through coding with categories/themes, you may learn to create queries to make initial visualization and analysis from a mix of interviews and survey results. You will learn...

  • 30/10/2020 to 13/11/2020

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

    The 16th Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 13 Nov . The theme is Gender and Work . The Café is consist of a short talk on “Gender and Sexual Diversity in the Workplace: Why Does It Matter to Support LGBT+ People at Work?” by Prof. Yiu-tung SUEN , Founding Director of the Sexualities Research Programme and Graduate Division Head of the Gender Studies Programme, and two presentations on research by Ph.D. student Lulu LI and Ph.D. candidate Lin TANG of the Gender Studies Programme. Dr. Karl Holm of The Independent Learning Centre...

  • 27/10/2020 to 06/11/2020

    Artist: Li Tsz Mei, Jess and Yeung Lok Yiu, Iris
    Date: 27 October – 6 November 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library

    Summer arrived so we went to swim.

    Jess was born in 2000 on Earth, lives in Hong Kong. She always adores animals, mother nature, space, aliens and urban studies. Constantly wandering between wanted to have a doggie, but upset about the dog's living environment was so poor, not to keep a dog. She is studying at CUHK in Fine Arts. Her creation often spinning from painting, mixed media to installation and often gain inspiration by observing human behavior and human in urban society.

    Iris was born in 1999 in Hong Kong. She loves herself the most. She...

  • 20/10/2020 to 17/04/2021

    Co-organized by the Department of Fine Arts, Garden Streams and the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library, the exhibition Nàng Tự Do features the life of Vietnamese boat people in the detention camps in Hong Kong in the 1980s and 1990s and will be held at the University Library from 21 October 2020 - 16 April 2021. The exhibition aims to discuss the relationship between “refugees” and contemporary society by reviewing this unique piece of almost forgotten history.

    “Nàng Tự Do” means “Miss Freedom” in English. The title of the exhibition is drawn from Tự Do (Freedom Magazine), a magazine that was published by the boat people in the camps for their community at that time. As the magazine is written in Vietnamese, it has never been heard of by people outside the camps. From the...

  • 14/10/2020 to 26/10/2020

    University Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed Learning Garden 25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Chung Chi Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed

    New Asia Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed

    United College Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed L/G Floor 25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed

    Law Library

    25 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 26 Oct 2020 Closed Legal Resources Centre 25 Oct 2020 Closed 26 Oct 2020 Closed

    Architecture Library

    Open 24/7 for School of Architecture staff and students only Opening hours

    7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday

    Closed on public holidays...

  • 08/10/2020 to 21/10/2020

    Capturing readers’ interest and communicating the significance of your research effectively can be challenging tasks. Do you want to enhance your writing skills in doing so?

    Co-organized with The Independent Learning Centre (ILC), the Library is pleased to offer three discussion workshops for research postgraduate students on thesis writing (in Chinese) , thesis introduction (in English) and thesis abstract (in English) in October 2020.

    Intensive and Profound: Chinese Thesis Writing Skills

    13 Oct (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    If the thesis is not written and formulated in the right way, its key ideas will not be able to be communicated effectively. In this workshop, you will study the good language features of a thesis written in...

  • 07/10/2020 to 13/11/2020

    The CUHK Library will organize the following online workshops for the CUHK community who are interested in “data” and digital literacy. All CUHK students and staff are welcome to join.

    Guest Speaker: Prof. Bernard Suen, Center for Entrepreneurship, CUHK


    1. Design and Digital Literacy for 21st Century Talents

    Date & Time: 16 Oct 2020 (Fri) 14:30 – 17:30

    Registration: Click here to register

    2. Introduction to Web Publishing with HTML/CSS/JS and Github...

  • 29/09/2020 to 15/10/2020

    The Library is pleased to offer the following scientific writing workshops co-organized with The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) for postgraduate students. All postgraduates are welcome to join .

    Successful Writing in the Life Sciences: Designing Effective Figures and Tables

    Students will learn how to present scientific information in their thesis, research publications and conference presentations. Topics to be covered include the preparation of figures (line illustrations, photomicrographs and graphs) and tables.

    Date : 08 Oct 2020 (Thu)
    Time : 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Registration : Click here to register

    Date : 15 Oct 2020 (Thu)

  • 29/09/2020 to 31/12/2020

    葉靈鳳先生家人將其珍貴藏書、照片、手稿及個人物品捐贈予香港中文大學圖書館收藏,由即日起於大學圖書館 香港文學特藏室 展出部分珍貴藏品,藉以展現葉靈鳳先生後半生的香港生活。葉靈鳳為香港重要文化人,本年度由三聯書店出版了《葉靈鳳日記》,由盧瑋鑾策劃及題箋,張詠梅注釋,日記橫跨1943至1974年,為研究葉靈鳳其人其作的可靠材料。是次展覽展出 《葉靈鳳日記》 所載與葉氏相關的重要研究資料,冀能讓參觀者從照片、日記手稿、藏書及檔案等,了解葉靈鳳的家庭生活、交往的文人圈子及日治時期的文化工作;觀賞「愛書家」葉靈鳳先生的藏書,一窺其買書軼事;並可⼀探《日記》從原稿整理出版為《葉靈鳳日記》的編輯經過。展覽歡迎公眾人士參觀,詳情可聯絡圖書館特藏組(電郵: )查詢。

    葉靈鳳(1905-1975),原名葉蘊璞,江蘇南京人。1924年曾進上海美術專科學校學習。1925年加入創造社,開始文學創作。1938年廣州失守時適在香港,未能北返,遂在香港定居,直到1975年病逝。葉靈鳳歷任 《立報.言林》 、《大眾周刊...

  • 28/09/2020 to 23/10/2020

    Date: 28 September – 23 October 2020
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library

    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 art works display showcases the landscape paintings of the Qing Dynasty...

  • 21/09/2020 to 21/10/2020

    The New Additions page has been revamped with a new look and new functions. It can be accessed via New Additions Icon button on the Library home page, or by the direct URL .

    The Home page provides a quick glimpse of selected new book cover images of both physical materials and electronic resources. Click the cover image or the title will link you to the full record on the LibrarySearch .

    New Additions webpage

    The Full List...

  • 18/09/2020 to 08/11/2020

    Date: 28 August, 2020 - 8 November, 2020
    Venue: G/F, University Library
    Virtual Exhibition: