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  • 07/07/2020 to 30/10/2020

    CUHK Library has rolled out a new service whereby staff and students can request an e-copy of an existing library print book to be purchased if the e-copy is available.

    After Login, eligible user can submit e-copy recommendation via LibrarySearch ( http://librarysearch.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/ ). Click the link “E-Copy Request” under “Get It “of the library book record and fill out the recommendation form. Email notification will be sent to the user advising whether the e-copy recommendation can be fulfilled.

    Special Request - Print to E-Copy...

  • 06/07/2020 to 30/10/2020

    Zoom-with-a-Librarian: CUHK Library Virtual Enquiry Service has been launched.

    Service Hours: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)

    What is Zoom-with-a-Librarian service?

    Through using the Zoom Conference Meeting , you can communicate with and get assistance from the librarian-on-duty by using chat to write or transfer files, screen sharing or speaking to the librarian, for example, on:

    Library services Access to library e-resources, such as databases, e-books, etc. Library collections, such as HK Studies, CUHK Digital Repository Bibliographical management tools, such as EndNote, RefWorks

    Click here for details.

  • 08/04/2020 to 31/05/2020

    Temporary free at-home access to Adobe Creative Cloud is now available to CUHK students and educators. Please refer ITSC webpage for details.

  • 07/02/2020 to 30/06/2020

    For Teachers | For Students

    For Teachers

    CUHK Library services to support remote teaching and learning
    A starting point for students to make best use of the Library off campus.

    NEW - Electronic versions of Course Reserves
    Where possible we will be automatically purchasing electronic versions of material in Course Reserves as this is material in heavy demand for teaching.

    NEW - Special Request - Print Book to E-Copy
    If the library holds a print book but no electronic version, CUHK staff and students can request an e-copy. We will try our best to purchase an e-copy, although...

  • 06/01/2020 to 06/04/2020
    * Please note that some workshops will be postponed until further notice. The Library will have 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.

    Analysing Texts with Voyant Tools (Hands-on)

    Voyant Tools is a web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts. Join to learn how to use this online tool to analyse textual materials, no matter they are in text file or online.

    Remarks:
    Participants may bring your own device and use a browser to access http://www.voyant-tools.org/ and try out.

    16 Jan (Thu) 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m....

  • 30/12/2019 to 10/01/2020

    The Library is very pleased to collaborate with Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) in January 2020 in co-organising the Public Talks on "Digital Humanities and Chinese Studies" series (「數位人文與中國文化研究」公開講座系列 2020) . In this series, two GIS experts from Academia Sinica will share their experience in conducting GeoHumanities and historical research. Welcome to join!

    (Details in Chinese.)

    第一講: 從時空GIS到空間人文學 From Spatio-temporal GIS to Geo-humanities
    講者: 范毅軍教授
    范教授主要研究領域為明清與近代中國社會經濟史與時空地理資訊系統等。前者涉及中國近代海關、傳統常關以及江南市鎮的研究。後者乃自1980年代末期以來,致力於時空地理資訊系統的研發與推廣。企圖以虛擬時空框架的構想與落實,廣泛應用於人文社科領域,包括歷史、宗教與地方社會等之研究。並進而倡導科技與人文結合之所謂空間人文學(Geo-Humanities)的探索與發展。

    日期: 2020年1月7日 (星期二)
    時間: 下午四時三十分 (下午四時正敬備茶點)
    地點...

  • 11/11/2019 to 14/11/2019

    The Library is co-organising with Centre of Translation Technology in Department of Translation for events to introduce CORPRO, a tool for Chinese text analysis. The workshops and seminar will be conducted by Prof. CHUEH Ho-chia, Associate Professor at Department of Bio-Industry Communication and Development, National Taiwan University, who developed CORPRO originally for her research but opens freely for use. Welcome users who are interested to know more about Chinese texts analysis to join.

    (Details in Chinese.)

    CORPRO 庫博中文語料庫分析工具 講座系列

    講者: 闕河嘉教授 (國立台灣大學生物產業傳播暨發展學系副教授)

    闕河嘉是人文社會學家,國立台灣大學生物產業傳播暨發展學系副教授...

  • 08/10/2019 to 16/10/2019

    The Library will organise the following workshops on Digital and Maker Skills in October 2019 to enhance your digital knowledge. All CUHK students and staff are welcome to join.

    Guest speaker: Prof. Bernard SUEN

    Workshop1: Introduction to Web Publishing for Non-programmer

    Host your website for Free on Github Use Airtable for data management, analysis and tracking Display data query results in Calendar, Kanban, Gallery and Form views Sharing Airtable data and views with others Master Bootstrap web templates and Pingendo 2 for web design and publishing Chart your data with Data-wrapper Set up Google Analytics for website tracking Analyse site traffic to study audience, acquisition, behaviour and conversion

    Date: 9 Oct 2019 (Wed)
    Time: 9:00 a.m...

  • 04/10/2019 to 01/11/2019

    Dear CUHK staff and students, please note the following announcement from ITSC which will affect your access to Library services. According to OnePass (CWEM) Password Policy, OnePass (CWEM) Password must be changed regularly.

    If you have not changed your OnePass password since Jul 1, 2019, please change your password before it expires on Oct 8. If you need to use a Library computer but your password has already expired, please make use of the visitor's PCs ( https://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/use/facilities/computer ).

    OnePass Password Expiry Date

    The Coming Expiry Date of OnePass (CWEM) Password: Oct 8, 2019

    This expiry date applies to all CUHK staff and students , unless you have changed...

  • 30/08/2019 to 06/11/2019
    The Library will have 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.

    Using Facilities in Digital Scholarship Lab

    This briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab and to introduce the software and tools available from the workstations to enable you to conduct digital scholarship research at the Lab at ease.

    12 Sep (Thu) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Click to register

    Data Cleaning with OpenRefine (Hands-on)

    OpenRefine is a tool for cleaning messy...

  • 20/02/2019 to 05/03/2019

    The Academia Sinica Digital Humanities Research Platform goes online in recent months. It marks another milestone for digital scholarship in humanities involving the analysis of Chinese scripts using computational techniques. The CUHK Library is pleased to have Dr. Sophy Shu-Jiun Chen, Assistant Research Fellow at the Academia Sinica to give a talk on the landscape of digital humanities at the academy.

    Details:

    Speaker: Dr. Sophy Shu-Jiun Chen, Assistant Research Fellow, Academia Sinica
    Date: 5 Mar 2019 (Tue)
    Time: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
    Language: English
    Registration:...

  • 11/02/2019 to 19/03/2019

    The Hong Kong Literature Research Centre and CUHK Library is co-organizing the second Digital Scholarship Symposium , titled “(Re-)Mining Text: From Traditional to Digital” on 19 March 2019 (Tuesday) . This Symposium aims to explore the techniques and applications of text mining in the new era. Researchers mine text in a microscopic way using traditional research methods. But with techniques developed in digital scholarship, they can re-mine the text from a macroscopic perspective.

    The one-day Symposium will have a keynote speech given by Professor J. Stephen Downie, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Information Sciences at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Illinois Co-Director of the...

  • 08/02/2019 to 14/03/2019

    The CUHK Library will have a talk on Hong Kong place names study by an experienced local researcher and a collector of maps and books about Hong Kong. Welcome users who are interested to know more about Hong Kong places to join and exchange ideas!

    (Details in Chinese.)

    香港地名研究雜談

    黃垤華先生,香港史地研究者,家中藏書頗豐,歷年走遍香港大小山川名勝,訪村老、探漁父、謁寺廟、尋碑刻,搜集各地地名,以記本土歷史風物,並披覽古今輿圖典籍,勘正其田野考察所得,尤精於香港地名研究。

    黃先生將在講座中分享其香港地名研究心得,闡述探索香港地名之必需工具,包括參考書籍及地圖等,並展示其私人珍藏,配合講述,甚屬罕見;復舉例說明若干地名之研究成果,如赤柱蛇山(龜山)、中門(中環、上環、下環)、煙墩山(筆架山)等,實為研究香港歷史的重要一環。

    About the Speaker:

    黃垤華,字岱峰,一九三三年出生於香港,祖籍廣東南海,自幼居港,平素致力中國古籍目錄學研究,並旁及香港史地研究超越六十年之久,經常到訪各區,每至必采風問俗,並為筆錄。著有《三龍口傳說所涉諸島地理輯釋》及《香港山嶺志》,另有《香港輿地山川志備攷》、《香江方輿稽原略》、《香港水域航行脞錄》、《香島地名錄存》、《大嶼山志補編》、《粵大記輿圖考略》及《師堯堂藏書錄》等十多種著述待刊。

    Date: 14...

  • 23/01/2019 to 23/02/2019

    CUHK Library websites have won 4 “Gold Award” in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2018. The awarded websites of CUHK Library included CUHK Library, University Gallery, CUHK Library Digital Scholarship Projects Site and CUHK Digital Repository. The scheme is jointly organised by Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited, the Office of Government Chief Information Officer and the Equal Opportunities Commission.

    "Gold Award” website met 24 judging criteria to provide better web accessibility features to all users of the website.

    A total of 14 websites of CUHK, included CUHK Library websites won the “Silver Award” and the “Gold Award”. Award presentation ceremony held on June 26, 2018 and January 16, 2019. For details about the scheme, please refer to the...

  • 07/01/2019 to 02/04/2019
    The Library will have 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.

    Gephi for Network Visualisation (Hands-on)

    Gephi is a software for visualisation and exploration of graphs and networks. This workshop will demonstrate with hands-on exercise on how to turn your data into network graphs to discover hidden message.

    Remarks:
    Participants may bring your own device with Gephi 0.9.2 ( https://gephi.org/ ) and the plugins installed prior to the workshop.

    25 Jan (Fri) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m....

  • 28/11/2018 to 07/12/2018

    Sheng Xuanhuai (1844-1916), a powerful and resourceful merchant, politician, banker, diplomat, philanthropist, and educator, was the driving force of China’s industrialization and modernization during the late Qing to early Republican period.

    The Sheng Xuanhuai Archive at the Chinese University of Hong Kong was acquired by the Art Museum in 1985, under the auspice of the late Dr. J.S. LEE and Mr. CHENG Chi. It comprises 77 volumes with almost 4 million characters in over 13,000 correspondences among Sheng Xuanhuai, his family members, and colleagues. The archive is key to understanding that period of seismic changes, and it will revolutionize the study of late Qing and early Republican China.

    Upon the completion of this important phase of digitisation and transcription...

  • 15/11/2018 to 27/11/2018

    香港中文大學圖書館推出全文圖像《中國現代戲劇館藏》( http://repository.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/collection/drama ),此批戲劇書籍原購於六十年代中期,是研究現代中國戲劇的寶庫。已掃描並完成上載的書籍共1700餘冊,主要包括三十及四十年代著作,絕版戲劇書、初版和油印的劇本和戲劇理論、技術書等。在新的《中國現代戲劇館藏》平臺還嵌入中國現代劇本提要及評論。

    《中國現代戲劇館藏》分享及發布會將由崔文東教授講述當年聯合書院姚克教授從戲劇書籍收藏家胡振先生購入該批書籍的故事,并由張秉權博士介紹其早年與何杏楓教授合撰之《「中國現代戲劇特藏」抗戰前中國現代劇本提要及評論》。此外,他們亦會講述至五十多年後的今天將部份精選館藏掃瞄及上載至「香港中文大學數碼典藏」的建庫過程。兩位講者亦會分享此數碼館藏對相關研究的幫助。

    活動登記: https://goo.gl/forms/xhIhEbyiRJn78Yar2

    ...

  • 15/11/2018 to 20/11/2018

    The Library is pleased to co-organize the following seminar on video game preservation in Hong Kong with retro.hk and Department of Cultural and Religious Studies . Welcome CUHK members to join and share your video game memories!

    Video Game Preservation in Hong Kong

    (Seminar content in Chinese only)

    Content:

    近數十年科技發展迅速,在多年前被譽為時代最先端的遊戲,也會在數年之間被視為落後的產品。因此,比起紙製的書本,以不同的電子媒介所儲存的資料的保存更是刻不容緩。遊戲保育是要把儲放在舊式電子媒介內的資料,以數碼法的形式記錄下來。電腦及電子遊戲基本上代表了所在區域的文化素養,也顯示出工餘時的消遣喜好變化,無論在研究人類的文化娛樂歷史,還是電子程式寫作的進化步伐等,電腦及電子遊戲均擔當著重要的角色。

    現時在美國及日本兩地已有機構開始致力於把舊遊戲數碼化及妥善保存,但其活動受限於地域,對於香港、台灣及中國等地的收藏及舊作品則難以觸及。這些華文遊戲雜誌往往反映了中港台三地的年輕人對遊戲的看法及取向,如未能適當地保存起來,實是華民地區的一大損失。

    本講座希望讓參加者認識電子及電腦遊戲...

  • 16/10/2018 to 14/11/2018

    The Library is pleased to arrange two talks for researchers and postgraduate students on writing and publishing with international journals. Wiley and Taylor & Francis, two of the world’s leading publishers of academic journals, will provide the talks. CUHK postgraduate students and researchers are all welcome to attend.

    1. Author Strategies for Journal Publication: Tips for Early Career Researchers

    22 Oct (Mon) 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

    Topics:

    How to select the right journal for your manuscript Submission tips How to survive peer review Publishing ethics How to promote your research and increase readership Introduction to Wiley Researcher Academy

    Speaker : Dr. Tina Wang, Journal Publishing Manager, Wiley
    Registration...

  • 03/09/2018 to 09/11/2018

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

    Using Facilities in Digital Scholarship Lab

    This briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab and to introduce the software and tools available from the workstations to enable you to conduct digital scholarship research at the Lab at ease.

    24 Sep (Mon) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Click to register * Re-scheduled *

    Introducing Digital Humanities for Study and...

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