News & Events

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  • 10/01/2022 to 28/01/2022

    Artists: Leung Lok Yu Valerie and So Chun Him Matthew
    Date: 10 – 21 January 2022 (Extended to 28 January 2022)
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library


    This and that, him and her. By this exhibition, artists attempted to present the tension and strain in relationships. Figuring out the characters in between, trying to comprehend these situations.


    What Are We Now (Joint Display)

    Art Works:

    So Chun Him Matthew


  • 10/01/2022 to 28/02/2022

    Starting from 10 Jan 2022 (Mon) , Digital Scholarship Lab (DS Lab) on G/F of University Library opens the same as University Library's opening hours to better serve your research needs. Details of the opening hours can be found here . DS Lab features a digital display wall for users in showing multiple inputs for research discussions, seminars, workshops, etc., flexible furniture setup, and ten workstations with specific software and tools are available to facilitate digital scholarship / humanities research.

    CUHK faculty members, researchers...

  • 07/01/2022 to 30/06/2022

    Zoom Zones in the CUHK Library

    CUHK 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 Learning Garden and MakerSpace, LG/F Chung Chi Library – G/F (Late Reading Room and computer area near Outdoor Reading Area) New Asia College Library - G/F United College Library - LG/F

    The opening hours of the Zoom Zones are same as the library's opening hours.


  • 05/01/2022 to 24/02/2022

    The Library has invited learning specialists from a wide range of database vendors to conduct the following online workshops. All CUHK students and staff are welcome to join in learning how to use the featured databases in finding specialised information for your needs.

    Cochrane Library: Searching Evidence-based Reviews

    The Cochrane Library is a collection of evidence-based medicine databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

    Join this session to learn the following topics:

    What’s in the Cochrane Library? What is MeSH? How to combine a keyword search with MeSH search? Common issues in search...
  • 05/01/2022 to 20/01/2022

    Research Data Management for Multi-disciplines is a course focusing on research data management designed for ALL 1st-year research postgraduate students and taught doctoral students. It is highly recommended to enhance your research skills in managing research data.

    Date: 20 Jan 2022 (Thu)

    Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    Venue: Online workshop via Zoom

    Medium of Instruction: English


  • 05/01/2022 to 17/03/2022

    A series of Survival Skills Workshops designed for postgraduate students will be held in Jan – Mar 2022! You will learn how to:

    Find theses and dissertations in your research area Find research information in your field in multi-disciplinary databases and citation databases (Scopus and Web of Science) Get new research information automatically Manage reference citations with EndNote and RefWorks Structure a thesis introduction Write a thesis abstract and literature review Write thesis in Chinese and avoid the common errors

    All postgraduate students are...

  • 04/01/2022 to 25/02/2022

    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 the following discussion workshops for research postgraduate students on finding theses, thesis introduction, thesis abstract, literature review, and Chinese thesis writing skills.

    Finding Theses and Dissertations in Your Research Area
    17 Jan 2022 (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

    This workshop will demonstrate how to locate theses and...

  • 30/12/2021 to 18/03/2022

    The Library will have the following workshops on introducing research data, digital scholarship and related tools to arouse the interest in applying new digital tools on research. Welcome CUHK academics, researchers and postgraduate students to join.

    Understanding Research Data Management

    Research data management refers to the collection, analysis, archive, sharing, and reuse of research data. This workshop will introduce the principles in managing data, the practice of managing and depositing research data. It will also emphasize how sharing and reuse of research data influence your research impact.

    25 Jan 2022 (Tue) 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | ...

  • 29/12/2021 to 31/01/2022

    United College Wu Chung Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary on CUHK campus on 3 January 2022. To celebrate this significant occasion, the Library will hold a virtual and physical display to reminisce about its developments over the years and to showcase its unique collections.

    Title: United College Wu Chung Library 50th Anniversary Display: Photos, Publications and Oracle Bones
    Date: 3 - 31 January 2022
    Venue: Lobby, United College Wu Chung Library

    Please click HERE to visit the Webpage for United College Wu Chung Library 50th Anniversary Display.


  • 22/12/2021 to 30/01/2022

    Are you having data analytics skills but without real data to try out?

    Are you thinking how to polish your resume with practical data analysis experience?

    Are you interested to mine the data resources on different disciplines from the CUHK Library?

    Join our Data Analytics Practice Opportunity to demonstrate your skills and have an inter-disciplinary exploration using our Library resources!

    Application Deadline: 17 Jan 2022 (Mon)

    Practice period: January–May 2022


  • 22/12/2021 to 22/01/2022

    Regional Chinese newspapers from the mid-20th century

    Universities Service Centre for China Studies (USC) Collection holds one of the world’s leading collections of valuable Chinese newspapers that will be digitised by CUHK Library as part of a landmark investment by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to expand global access to its unique resources in China Studies.

    Expected to take 36 months, the digitisation will commence with regional Chinese newspapers from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. 41 titles with over one million individual pages will be digitised, indexed by article-level, and placed on an open online platform ensuring the global scholarly community...

  • 21/12/2021 to 29/03/2022

    The researcher workshops cover topics on open access, author identifiers, and qualitative data analysis.

    Understanding Open Access Publishing

    The workshop will cover:

    What is open access and its implication on research impact Different types of open access and their archiving policies Open Access publishing opportunities with the CUHK’s Open Access Agreements Points to consider when publishing in open access journals

    Date and Time: 13 Jan 2022 (Thu) 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    Venue: Online
    Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (English will be used if users require.)
    Registration: Click here to register

    Open Access Publishing with PLOS journals...

  • 21/12/2021 to 13/01/2022

    CUHK Researchers can publish open access articles in more than 550 journals with these publishers free of charge: American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Cambridge University Press, Future Science Group (Future Science & Future Medicine), Karger, PLOS, Portland Press, and Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3).

    Check the eligibility, journal list, and application procedure at the Library Guide or join the Library workshop, Understanding Open Access Publishing , to learn more. The workshop will cover:

    What is open access and its implication on...
  • 21/12/2021 to 01/01/2022

    University Library

    21 December 2021 8:20 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 24 December 2021 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 25 - 27 December 2021 Closed 28 - 30 December 2021 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 31 December 2021 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 1 January 2022 Closed Learning Garden 21 December 2021 Open 24/7 for CUHK staff and students only 24 December 2021 Closed at 5:00 p.m. 25 - 27 December 2021 Closed 28 December 2021 Open at 9:00 a.m. 29 - 30 December 2021 Open 24/7 for CUHK staff and students only 31 December 2021 Close at 5:00 p.m. 1 January 2022 Closed 2 January 2022 Open at 11:00 a.m.

    Chung Chi Library

    21 December 2021 8:20 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. (Staffed services: 8:20 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) 24 December 2021 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 25 - 27 December 2021 Closed 28 - 30 December 2021 9:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. 31...
  • 20/12/2021 to 31/12/2021

    Artists: Chui Suet Wai Doris, Hou Ching and Lau Lee
    Date: 20 - 31 December 2021
    Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library


    Hou manipulates botany and spaces to produce delicate visions, which often embodies the solitude and absurdity of urban life. Lau’s works arise from daily observations and the visual power of written language. Themes such as religion, ancient civilisations and tribal culture shape her recent interest. Chui Suet Wai specializes in Chinese gongbi paintings and mineral rock painting, and depicts the feeling and emotion in her artworks. She seeks the possibilities of Chinese traditional painting and combine the popular culture in her artworks.



  • 16/12/2021 to 28/01/2022

    Special Arrangement of USC Collection from 23 December 2021 to 28 January 2022 for Renovation

    USC Collection on 8/F and 9/F will undertake a renovation from 23 December 2021 to 28 January 2022.

    The opening hours of USC remain normal for the entire period, except that USC will be closed on 8 and 9 January 2022 (Sat and Sun) for construction works owing to safety reasons.
    During the renovation period, there will be some restrictions to access the facilities. Please refer to the table below for details: 8/F Zone A/B/C Normal access during opening hours Small areas will be closed temporarily for carpeting during the period from 17/1/2022 to 20/1/2022. 9/F Zone D/E/F/G

    Bookshelves area will be closed for renovation during the period from 23/12/2021 to 28/1/2022...

  • 14/12/2021 to 28/02/2022

    To improve user experience, the Library will perform a software upgrade on the computers starting from January 2022. The major software upgrades include:

    Microsoft Office upgraded to 2019 Professional Plus EndNote upgraded to version 20 IBM SPSS Statistics upgraded to version 27 * MATLAB upgraded to version R2021a

    We appreciate your understanding on the reduced availability of computers during the upgrade period.

    * SPSS is limited to CUHK staff and students only

  • 06/12/2021 to 02/01/2022

    The Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily closed at the time below for carpet cleaning.

    Date: 2 January 2022 (Sunday)
    Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused....

  • 22/11/2021 to 22/12/2021

    The opening hours of Learning Garden, University Library Extension and Chung Chi College Library during the Examination period are as follows:

    22 Nov - 22 Dec 2021 Learning Garden and University Library Extension (via the After Hours Entrance ) Chung Chi College Library Monday - Friday 24/7 08:20 - 02:00 Saturday Sunday 09:00 - 02:00

    For more information about the 24-hour library study facilities, please visit:

    Details of library opening hours during this period:...

  • 21/11/2021 to 22/12/2021

    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 , Group Study Rooms , Zoom Zones , 24-Hour Study Facilities etc.