News & Events

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  • 05/12/2021

    LibrarySearch will be under system maintenance from 00:00 Dec 5 (Sun) to 05:00 Dec 5 (Sun). During this period LibrarySearch, "My Library Record", online payment, renewal and requests may be unavailable. The ReadingList may also be unavailable.

    The LibrarySearch service will be resumed immediately after the maintenance. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused. Thank you.

  • 21/11/2021 to 23/12/2021

    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.


  • 08/11/2021 to 30/11/2021

    (The event content is in Chinese only.)


    中央研究院 「數位人文研究平台」簡介

    中央研究院數位文化中心 根據人文研究的需求,發展協助學者提升研究質量的數位化工具與平台。期望結合研究者、研究資料與研究工具之綜效,擴大研究的規模及縮短研究的時間,以提升人文研究的質量。 「數位人文研究平台」 ( ) 提供一個完整的研究環境,讓研究者可以透過雲端服務取得研究中所需的資料與工具。


    日期:2021年11月30日 (星期二)
    時間:下午 3:00 - 4:30
    報名: 按此 報名

  • 24/08/2021 to 29/10/2021

    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.

    14 Sep (Tue) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Click here to register...

  • 23/06/2021 to 04/07/2021

    Library homepage will change to a new look on July 4, 2021 (Sunday). Our new homepage will provide a better user experience, including

    Fresh Color & Layout

    New Search Boxes for Databases, E-Journals, ReadingList, Theses & Dissertations and Special Collections

    Better Navigation Menu With All Important Links

    Our website will be suspended from 6:00am to 9:00am on July 4. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause....

  • 05/06/2021 to 29/10/2021

    The Library workshops will help you get started and support your ongoing information finding needs. Attending these workshops can help you explore and learn how to use the vast variety of resources for your academic studies and assessments. You will develop the skills and knowledge in finding, evaluating and managing relevant high level information which would be useful for your studies.

    All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to attend if they wish. Students, in groups of ten or more, can request library courses to suit their information needs and schedules.

    Your Library - The Basics Series (Aug - Sep 2021)

    Program A: LibrarySearch Basics: A Search Engine for Your...

  • 04/06/2021 to 30/06/2021

    During the period of Law Library carpet and group study room tables replacement project (1-30 June 2021), user still can access the 4/F collection. For book retrieval requests of the 3/F items, please fill in the Online Retrieval Form . A pickup notice will be sent to your email and the book can be borrowed from the “Course Reserves/Holds Room” on the G/F of the University Library.

    For any assistance in finding law materials, please contact our staff at the following counters or send email to . We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused.

    9:00am – 5:30pm
    (Mon-Fri) 4/F Help Desk, Law Library
    (Tel: 3943 8641) Other Hours G/F...
  • 01/06/2021 to 05/08/2021

    You can contact us by the following ways for enquiries:

    Email us to Phone us at 3943 7305 WhatsApp us at 5578 8898 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri) Zoom-with-a-Librarian: CUHK Library Virtual Enquiry Service (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri) FAQ’s service can be found at: Live Chat (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Mon to Fri) can be found at: Contact faculty liaison librarians...
  • 21/04/2021 to 23/05/2021

    Data Hack 2021

    We are pleased to invite all CUHK students and staff to join the Data Hack 2021 and pre-hackathon workshops.

    Data Hack 2021 Pre-Hackathon Workshops

    Data Hack 2021 Main Theme: Post-COVID-19 Opportunities: What People want to Do After the Pandemic


    Health and Ageing Issues Leisure, Retail and Tourism Media, Culture and Entertainment Financial Industry

    Date: 21 May 2021 (Fri) – 23 May 2021 (Sun)


    Promoting innovation skills, including data and digital competency to CUHK students...
  • 20/04/2021 to 25/04/2021

    Please be informed that MATLAB and SPSS on library PCs will be unavailable during the following periods due to ITSC server upgrade. Please refer ITSC web pages for details.

    Maintenace period: 20 Apr 2021 (Tue) 5:30PM - 6:30PM

    Maintenace period: 25 Apr 2021 (Sun) 9:00 AM - 6:00PM

  • 01/04/2021 to 30/04/2021

    LRC Opening Hours and Counter Service Hours

    Opening hours:

    Mon-Fri 8:45-21:30 Sat 9:00-18:00 Sun Closed

    Counter Service:

    Mon-Fri 8:45-18:45 Sat 13:00-18:00 Sun Closed

    Borrowing & Returning Books Arrangement

    Users can now use the self-checkout machine to borrow books anytime during the LRC opening hours. Over-the-counter borrowing will still be available when the LRC Counter is opened. For requested CUHK books, please pick up from the “Hold Shelf” next to the LRC office and come to the LRC counter to borrow OR to use the self-checkout machine to borrow when the LRC counter is closed. For HKALL books, please come to LRC counter to borrow only during the LRC counter service hours. Please use the “Book Return” drop box on the right hand side of...
  • 31/03/2021 to 31/12/2021

    Data Management Plan (DMP) is a document in which researchers plan the details of data management in a research project. Writing a DMP at proposal writing stage not only keeps you a better practice in managing data, but also saves you time and helps you identify the decisions on how to handle your data throughout the research life cycle.

    To support CUHK researchers to create DMPs, the Library has developed a new DMP service using DMPTool . DMP templates of different funding agencies are available on the platform. For more details, please visit our website .

    Should you want to add the templates of your funding agencies, please contact the Research Data...

  • 18/02/2021 to 28/02/2021

    Legal Resources Centre (LRC) resumes normal services starting from 18 February 2021. Please check the Library’s  opening hours before visiting the LRC.

    Precautionary health measure: Users are required to wear a mask when in the LRC, provision of hand sanitizers, social distancing and seating arrangements are in place.

  • 08/02/2021 to 15/04/2021

    2021 Chinese Classic Text OCR Challenge

    Chinese OCR is an important element for digital scholarship and it is the first step for research on Chinese Classics text analysis. The Library now invites related scholars and institutions to join the first “2021 Chinese Classic Text OCR Challenge” . From this online Challenge we hope to compare the excellence of the automatic recognition of Chinese characters in classics. Researchers or the industry can also study and exchange in enhancing the technology on Chinese...

  • 05/01/2021 to 16/04/2021

    The Library will have the following onlineworkshop workshops on introducing 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.

    A Quick Glance of Online Text Analysing Tools

    This online workshop will introduce the concept of text analysis and a few examples of text analysis tools. An online text analysing tool – Voyant Tools ( ) will be demonstrated to give handy results of textual materials, no matter they are in text file or...

  • 14/12/2020 to 31/12/2020

    The Graduate Law Centre and its Legal Resources Centre will close from 2 December 2020 until further notice.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 24/08/2020 to 30/10/2020

    The Library will have the following Online workshop workshops on introducing 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.

    Mastering Data Management Plan in One Hour

    A data management plan (DMP) is a written document that outlines how research data are acquired, managed, described, analyzed, stored, preserved, and shared. Some funding agencies require researchers to prepare a DMP at the proposal preparation stage. This workshop introduces the rationale of having a DMP, the tools for preparing a...

  • 13/07/2020 to 31/08/2020

    To enhance the study environment and accommodate users' need on study, research and learning spaces, renovation will be untaken in the Law Library TKP 4/F & 3/F from May 18 to mid-August, 2020. During this period, the whole Law Library including TKP 4/F & 3/F collection and all group study rooms will be inaccessible. For book retrieval requests, please fill in the Online Retrieval Form . We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused and please contact our staff for assistance at 3943 8641 or send email to for any enquires.