20/11/2017

Top Tips for the Upcoming Exams

The examinations will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare. 1. Plan Your Study Time Make your study schedule practical... thumbnail 1 summary
The examinations will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare.

1. Plan Your Study Time

Make your study schedule practical, flexible and realistic. Your Library provides over 4,000 seats for your quiet study during the daytime. The Library has also implemented the following special arrangements.

The Chung Chi Elizabeth Moore Library is open 24 hours. (Nov 27 – Dec 21)
Its Late Reading Room opens as follows:

·         Moday to Friday: 9:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. (next day)
·         Saturday to Sunday: 6:30 pm (Sat) - 9:00 am (the following Mon)

Late Reading Rooms in New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library and United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library are open 24 hours. (Nov 23 – Dec 22)

The Ground Floor of the UL New Extension is open 24 hours and designated as a silent study zone at night. (Nov 27 – Dec 21)

Make use of the 24-hour study facilities

University Library: The Learning Garden is open 24 hours, with more than 850 study seats available. The Ground Floor mentioned above and the Quiet Study Zone in the Learning Garden at night are designated for silent individual study.

Branch Libraries and WMY Learning Commons:

Architecture Library (open 24 hours for School of Architecture staff and students)

Li Ping Medical Library at Prince of Wales Hospital

Learning Commons at 6th Floor of Wu Ho Man Yuan (WMY) Building

Find a comfortable seat that works for you!

* Please be considerate and help to keep the study places clean.


2. Past Exam Papers

Go through the past exam papers to review what kind of questions have been set in the past and the relationship between the questions and the course content.

CUHK Examination Papers Database: http://easyaccess.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/login?url=http://library.cuhk.edu.hk:81/

If you need help with finding exam papers please check out our short video on using the Exam Database at https://youtu.be/5P2nJg8v6xI


3. Study in Groups

Teamwork and collaborative learning can be fun and useful. Bubble Group Study Rooms in the Learning Garden are open 24 hours during the exam.


4. Library Guide on Exam Skills

Have a look at the library guide on exam skills (http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/c.php?g=549209&p=3836452) to get more information and resources on exam-taking strategies.



5. Relax

Take a short break and play chess in the Chess and Games area in the Learning Garden if you feel bored or cannot concentrate on your study. To restore your willpower, have a hot beverage and some snacks in the Refreshment Zone.

Still feeling stressed? The following may help:

Stress Management Workshop@YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ljl0Sc0EAY&list=PLZHi9kYrvfMLkewAEZPDX-j7xJKWSFd1c

(by Prof. Chan Sui Yin, Department of Psychology, CUHK and Director of Chanwuyi Research Center for Neuropsychological Well-being)

Relaxation techniques from Chanwuyi (禪武醫): http://www.chanwuyi.org/video

(demonstrated by Prof. Chan Sui Yin)


6. Adequate Sleep

Don’t forget to have enough sleep the night before the exam.


Top Tips for the Upcoming Exams

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets

The Library has recently acquired the following e-resource. Title: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets Description: Data-Planet is a re... thumbnail 1 summary
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets


The Library has recently acquired the following e-resource.

Title: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets

Description: Data-Planet is a repository of standardized and structured statistical data which contains over 4.9 billion datasets from more than 450 databases in 16 major subject areas. Data can be downloaded in standard formats and visulaized in tables, charts, graphs and maps. Search results can be saved and shared.

URL: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php?q=Data-Planet%20Statistical%20Datasets

16/11/2017

CUHK Examination Papers Database – Search Tips

Go to the CUHK Library website and select “Exam Papers” tab. You can search past examination papers by Keywords, Course ID, Course name or ... thumbnail 1 summary
Go to the CUHK Library website and select “Exam Papers” tab. You can search past examination papers by Keywords, Course ID, Course name or Programme of Studies.

For example, for the course “Basic Microeconomics” (Course ID: ECON2011A), you can select Course ID and enter ECON2011. The search results include the past examination papers of ECON2011A, ECON2011B and ECON2011C, etc.

URL: http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/

CUHK Examination Papers Database – Search Tips

10/11/2017

Academic OneFile

The Library has recently acquired the following e-resource. Title: Academic OneFile Description: Contains peer-reviewed, full-text artic... thumbnail 1 summary
Academic OneFile



The Library has recently acquired the following e-resource.

Title: Academic OneFile

Description: Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources on various subjects such as criminal justice, history, marketing, sciences, social sciences, etc.

URL: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php?q=Academic%20OneFile

07/11/2017

CUHK Examination Papers Database

Title: CUHK Examination Papers Database Coverage: 1995 – present Description: Includes the examination papers of the centralized... thumbnail 1 summary




Title: CUHK Examination Papers Database

Coverage: 1995 – present

Description: Includes the examination papers of the centralized undergraduate courses of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1995 onwards. This database has been merged into the new LibrarySearch. It is also searchable under the “Exam Papers” tab on the CUHK Library website. You can search past examination papers by:

Keywords, e.g. logic

Course ID, e.g. UGED1111

Course name, e.g. Digital Logic and Systems

Programme of Studies, e.g. General Education



CUHK Examination Papers Database
Short video: How to Find CUHK Undergraduate Examination Papers (1 minutes 10 seconds) https://youtu.be/5P2nJg8v6xI

06/11/2017

Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1995

The Library has recently acquired the following e-resource. Title: Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1995 Descrip... thumbnail 1 summary


The Library has recently acquired the following e-resource.

Title: Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1995

Description: Contains socioeconomic, political, environmental, scientific, technical and military materials from around the world, with emphasis on the issues and events of socialist countries in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Coverage: 1957 – 1995

URL: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php?q=joint%20publications%20research%20service

27/10/2017

Library E-Resources: ebrary mirgated to Ebook Central

ebrary, a collection of 40,000 ebooks on arts, business, engineering, medicine, sciences, and social sciences, has migrated to a new Pro... thumbnail 1 summary
Ebook Central


ebrary, a collection of 40,000 ebooks on arts, business, engineering, medicine, sciences, and social sciences, has migrated to a new ProQuest platform called Ebook Central. It is designed with mobile in mind so you can access the site from your tablet or phone.

Create a personal Ebook Central account and merge in your ebrary Bookshelf. To know more about the new features of Ebook Central, you can

12/10/2017

Database Training Workshops Series (Oct 2017)--Economic & Financial Data

If you want to know more about how to find economic and social data, please feel free to join the following database training workshops.... thumbnail 1 summary
Databases Training Workshops Series (Oct 2017)

If you want to know more about how to find economic and social data, please feel free to join the following database training workshops.
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
Passport

Contains volume and value sales statistics for consumer, industrial and services markets across 82 countries worldwide. It also provides a wide range of data on business enterprise including consumer market sizes, consumer lifestyles, companies and brands as well as market research reports, country profiles and socio-economic statistics.
Date: 11 Oct (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Speaker: Mr Sebetian Tan, Euromonitor International

Language: English

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Click here to register online
eiu.com

Provides full-text access to reports published by the Economist Intelligence Unit, covering a wide range of business information. Titles include Country Forecast, China Hand, CountryData, Market Indicators and Forecasts, and Global Forecasting Service.
Date: 17 Oct (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Speaker: Mr. Nick Marro, Economist Intelligence Unit

Language: English

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Click here to register online
CNKI Statistical Yearbook Database (中國統計年鑒數據庫)

Contains 624 statistical yearbooks in 39 regions. Data retrieval and data analysis by regions, years, and other indicators are available.
Date: 26 Oct (Thu) 2:30 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.

Speaker: Training Specialist, CNKI

Language: Putonghua

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Click here to register online
Thomson Reuters Eikon

This is the new version of the DataStream Professional which is a financial research database providing a wide range of financial data including financial instruments such as equities, equity indices, bonds, bond indices, futures, warrants, options, and credit default swaps as well as economic data, fundamental company accounts data.
Date: 31 Oct (Tue) 2:30 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.

Speaker: Ms Winnie Tang, Client Specialist, Thomson Reuters

Language: English

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Click here to register online
Enquiries: email to eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk



10/10/2017

Library Workshops: Assignment Season Series (Oct to Nov 2017)

Library Workshops: Assignment Season Series (Oct to Nov 2017) All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following lib... thumbnail 1 summary
Library Workshops: Assignment Season Series (Oct to Nov 2017)



Library Workshops: Assignment Season Series (Oct to Nov 2017)

All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to attend if they wish. If you have the Digital Literacy Card that the Library sent out earlier in September, attending the above sessions can be counted towards the Digital Literacy Certificate Course.


Students, in groups of ten or more, can request library courses to suit their information needs and schedules.

Details and registration:
http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/learning/workshops#assignment_season_series

29/09/2017

VitalSource Bookshelf Digital Textbook

The Library has recently acquired the following e-resources. Title: VitalSource Bookshelf Digital Textbook Description: VitalSource Books... thumbnail 1 summary
VitalSource


The Library has recently acquired the following e-resources.


Title: VitalSource Bookshelf Digital Textbook

Description: VitalSource Bookshelf is a digital textbook platform. 60 electronic textbooks published by Wiley are accessible via this platform.

URL: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php?q=vitalsource



28/09/2017

Library Services Outage due to CUHK Login Service Maintenance (Saturday, 30 Sep 7pm – Sunday, 1 Oct 10am)

ITSC will perform a maintenance on CUHK Login Service from Saturday, 30 Sep 7pm to Sunday, 1 Oct 10am. During the maintenance window, you ... thumbnail 1 summary
Library Services Outage due to CUHK Login Service Maintenance (Saturday, 30 Sep 7pm – Sunday, 1 Oct 10am)



ITSC will perform a maintenance on CUHK Login Service from Saturday, 30 Sep 7pm to Sunday, 1 Oct 10am.

During the maintenance window, you will not be able to login the following Library services :
  1. All Library PCs that require user login
  2. LibrarySearch (including HKALL, My Library Record, online renewal and online requests)
  3. Exam papers database
  4. Easy Access (including service for Staff, Student, Alumni and Retiree)
  5. Room booking system
  6. Change / reset Library password
  7. InterLibrary Loan & Document delivery
  8. Online application for Library services (including JULAC card, Alumni services and spouse card)

Please refer to the announcement on ITSC website for more details.

13/09/2017

Interactive : Human Anatomy

New Library E-Resource Available Now! Title:  Interactive : Human Anatomy Description: Introduce interactive 3-D models to college-leve... thumbnail 1 summary
Interactive : Human Anatomy



New Library E-Resource Available Now!

Title: Interactive : Human Anatomy

Description: Introduce interactive 3-D models to college-level course study. Anatomy students can deep dive into specific systems or regions of the body. It also provides 3D printable models of the subject.

URL: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php?q=interactive%20Human%20Anatomy

11/09/2017

Interactive : Chemistry

New Library E-Resource Available Now! Title:  Interactive : Chemistry . Description: Introduce interactive 3-D models to college-lev... thumbnail 1 summary
Interactive : Chemistry


New Library E-Resource Available Now!

Title: Interactive : Chemistry.

Description: Introduce interactive 3-D models to college-level course study. Chemistry students can explore elements, reactions, crystals, molecules and compounds.

URL: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php?q=interactive%20chemistry

01/09/2017

Science, Technology and Medicine: 1780-1925

The Library has recently acquired the following e-resources. Title: Science, Technology and Medicine: 1780-1925, Part I Coverage : 17... thumbnail 1 summary
Science, Technology and Medicine: 1780-1925


The Library has recently acquired the following e-resources.



Title: Science, Technology and Medicine: 1780-1925, Part I
Coverage : 1780-1925
Description: Includes journals and monographs in the development of science from 1780-1925. Major topics include electricity and physics, the Darwinian Revolution and global reception of evolution, civil engineering, medicine and mathematics.
URL: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php?q=Science,%20Technology%20and%20Medicine:%201780-1925


Title: Science, Technology and Medicine: 1780-1925, Part II
Coverage : 1780-1925
Description: Includes journals and monographs in the development of science from 1780-1925. Major collections include Natural History, the Rise of Public Health in England and Wales, Academies of Science Publications. 

31/08/2017

Library Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2017

Library Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2017 2017年本科生圖書館講座 Want to grasp the latest learning skills and searching techniques? Join in... thumbnail 1 summary
Library Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2017


Library Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2017
2017年本科生圖書館講座

Want to grasp the latest learning skills and searching techniques? Join in the Library Workshops! All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend, postgraduate students are also welcome if they wish. You will get a certificate of digital literacy awarded by the library by attending ANY five courses

Details and registration:
http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/learning/workshops#2017workshop_ug

21/08/2017

How to Use Advanced Search

Learn how to use the new CUHK Library Advanced Search to find useful materials related to your studies. Advanced searching is useful for u... thumbnail 1 summary
How to Use Advanced Search



Learn how to use the new CUHK Library Advanced Search to find useful materials related to your studies. Advanced searching is useful for users who have some knowledge on a subject or topic, thus more specific keywords can be used in searching and narrowing relevant results. Watch this short clip and discover more about Advanced searching.

Check it out at:
https://youtu.be/LdF84-IPv5k

How to Use Google Scholar

Learn how Google Scholar helps you to find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. You can search across many discipline... thumbnail 1 summary
How to Use Google Scholar



Learn how Google Scholar helps you to find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. You can search across many disciplines and sources for articles, books etc. from academic publishers and peer reviewed journals. Watch this short video.

Check it out at:
https://youtu.be/33WCGFdcEwI

17/08/2017

Library Orientation for Undergraduate Students 2017

Library Orientation for Undergraduate Students 2017 2017年本科生圖書館迎新講座 New to CUHK? Join the “Library Orientation for Undergraduate Stude... thumbnail 1 summary
Library Orientation for Undergraduate Students 2017


Library Orientation for Undergraduate Students 2017
2017年本科生圖書館迎新講座

New to CUHK? Join the “Library Orientation for Undergraduate Students” and learn about the resources, services and facilities available to you. It is also a good opportunity to get yourself familiar with the Library during tour.


Enquiries:
Tel.: 3943-7305
Email: eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

Details and registration:
http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/learning/orientation

11/08/2017

Library Resource: CUHK Examination Papers Database

Title: CUHK Examination Papers Database Coverage: 1995 – present Description: Includes the examination papers of the centraliz... thumbnail 1 summary
How to Find CUHK undergraduate Examination Papers



Coverage: 1995 – present

Description: Includes the examination papers of the centralized undergraduate courses of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1995 onwards. This database has been merged into the new LibrarySearch. It is also searchable under the “Exam Papers” tab on the CUHK Library website.

Short video: How to Find CUHK Undergraduate Examination Papers (1 minutes 10 seconds)



04/08/2017

Shanghai Evening Post and Mercury (大美晚報)

The Library has recently acquired ShanghaiEvening Post and Mercury (大美晚報) Coverage: 1943 – 1946 Description: This English-lang... thumbnail 1 summary
Shanghai Evening Post and Mercury


The Library has recently acquired ShanghaiEvening Post and Mercury (大美晚報)

Coverage: 1943 – 1946

Description: This English-language newspaper in Shanghai, China was published by Post-Mercury Co. It is an important source to study Republican China and Shanghai's American business community from 1943 to 1946.



28/07/2017

Seminar on Southeast Asian Scholarship Conducted in Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library is delighted to organize the symposium themed as "Southeast Asian Scholarship Conducted in ... thumbnail 1 summary
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library is delighted to organize the symposium themed as "Southeast Asian Scholarship Conducted in Hong Kong". The agency role of Southeast Asia in trans-Pacific communications is of growing importance. Scholars and librarians from the CUHK and outside are invited to share their expertise in Southeast Asian studies, to explore the development of this study field on campus and beyond, and what the Library can further support.

Scholars will talk about their teaching and research. Professional librarians will address their library resources and services to meet current research trends, challenges and emerging opportunities in Hong Kong. They encourage resource sharing and promote collaboration and partnership in the study of Southeast Asia.


Date: 3 August 2017 (Thursday)
Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library

For more details please go to:

Seminar on Southeast Asian Scholarship Conducted in Hong Kong

How to Renew

With the brand new LibrarySearch in full swing now, renewing your books online is fast and easy. We have created a short video (under 3... thumbnail 1 summary
How to Renew


With the brand new LibrarySearch in full swing now, renewing your books online is fast and easy. We have created a short video (under 3 minutes) to show you exactly how to do it smoothly.

24/07/2017

New Feature of E-Resources Page

A new search box has been added to the E-Resources tab on Library webpage. You can now search the databases by name as well as browse them ... thumbnail 1 summary
A new search box has been added to the E-Resources tab on Library webpage. You can now search the databases by name as well as browse them by subject, title or type.


New Feature of E-Resources Page

18/07/2017

Things you need to know about the new LibrarySearch 新檢索易須知

Things you need to know about the new LibrarySearch http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/about/news/us-new-librarysearch-changes-2017 新檢索易須知 ht... thumbnail 1 summary
Things you need to know about the new LibrarySearch


Things you need to know about the new LibrarySearch
http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/about/news/us-new-librarysearch-changes-2017

新檢索易須知
http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/tc/about/news/us-new-librarysearch-changes-2017

LibrarySearch Goes Live 檢索易正式推出

LibrarySearch is now live. HKALL and JULAC Library Card borrowing services resumed. Start using LibrarySearch at http://librarysearch.... thumbnail 1 summary
LibrarySearch Goes Live


LibrarySearch is now live. HKALL and JULAC Library Card borrowing services resumed.
Start using LibrarySearch at http://librarysearch.lib.cuhk.edu.hk


「檢索易」正式推出!港書網及聯校圖書證借閱服務已恢復運作。
開始搜尋「檢索易」:http://librarysearch.lib.cuhk.edu.hk

17/07/2017

New LibrarySearch :17 July 2017

New LibrarySearch :17 July 2017 On 17 July 2017, New LibrarySearch will go live : counter services will be limited whole day;   y... thumbnail 1 summary


New LibrarySearch :17 July 2017

On 17 July 2017, New LibrarySearch will go live :
  1. counter services will be limited whole day; 
  2. you may notice different displays of various online resources
http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/about/news/us-new-librarysearch-system-2017#timetable


全新檢索易 : 2017年7月17日

全新檢索易將於2017年7月17日推出。當天的服務將受影響:
  1. 整天只提供有限度櫃枱服務;
  2. 不同電子資源平台的介面可能會有不同
http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/tc/about/news/us-new-librarysearch-system-2017#timetable

12/07/2017

Last Day to Export “My Reading History”

The new Library system LibrarySearch will be launched next week and we are now in the process of system migration. Please note that tomo... thumbnail 1 summary

Last day to export “My Reading History”.The new Library system LibrarySearch will be launched next week and we are now in the process of system migration.

Please note that tomorrow (12 July) is the last day that you can log in your existing library record. As your reading history will not be migrated to the new system, please kindly keep record of your library account by tomorrow if necessary:

  • Export 'My Reading History' in 'My Library Record'. Click here to learn how (http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/new-ils/save-reading-history).
  • Make note of your saved searches. Previously saved searches cannot be migrated.
  • Keep a record of your outstanding requested item(s). These requests will not be migrated to the new library system. If you still need these items after the system migration, please request for them again after the new LibrarySearch goes live.

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact library staff at 3943 7305 or send email to library@cuhk.edu.hk. For more details please go to: http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/LibrarySearch




因應下星期推出新的檢索易圖書館系統設置,7 月 12 日將會是容許讀者滙出「我的閱讀記錄」的最後一日。讀者們請

  • 滙出「我的閱讀記錄」,或瀏覽以下網址有關滙出「我的閱讀記錄」的說明。(http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/new-ils/save-reading-history)
  • 已保存的搜索記錄不能遷移或儲存至新圖書館系統。有需要時請自行保留搜索記錄。
  • 因預約記錄不會遷移至新圖書館系統,請於7月12日前自行記錄尚在輪候的預約資料。如有需要,可於「檢索易」在7月17日上線後,自行重新預約資料。


如有疑問,請致電 3943 7305 或電郵至 library@cuhk.edu.hk與圖書館職員聯絡。讀者亦可參閱以前網頁了解詳情:http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/tc/LibrarySearch




04/07/2017

Library Workshop: How do I use LibrarySearch effectively?

All CUHK students and staff are welcome to attend the following library workshops on our new Library's discovery tool – LibrarySearch. ... thumbnail 1 summary
All CUHK students and staff are welcome to attend the following library workshops on our new Library's discovery tool – LibrarySearch.
歡迎所有中大學生及教職員參加以下有關圖書館新資源發掘工具「檢索易」的講座。

Details and registration:
http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/learning/workshops/ls_regform_20170711


Library Workshop: How do I to use LibrarySearch effectively?

23/06/2017

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports (Coverage: 1941-1996)

The CUHK Library has recently subscribed to the database  Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports FBIS Daily... thumbnail 1 summary
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports



The CUHK Library has recently subscribed to the database Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports

FBIS Daily Reports were issued by the U.S. Government. The archives of transcript of foreign broadcasts and news are important sources to study world politics and U.S. intelligence service in the World War II and the Cold War.

You can access this database at the A-Z Databases List: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php

16/06/2017

Cambridge Core: Journals & Books Online

Cambridge Core is a new platform which combines Cambridge Books Online and Cambridge Journals Online. It offers full-text access to over 250... thumbnail 1 summary
Cambridge Core is a new platform which combines Cambridge Books Online and Cambridge Journals Online. It offers full-text access to over 250 peer-reviewed academic journals as well as ebooks on various subjects published by the Cambridge University Press.

You can access this database at the A-Z Databases List:
http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php


Cambridge Core: Journals & Books Online

04/05/2017

New LibrarySearch System - Coming SOON!

We are very excited to let you know that a NEW LibrarySearch system is coming soon in July! The new LibrarySearch improves upon our cur... thumbnail 1 summary
LibrarySearch2017



We are very excited to let you know that a NEW LibrarySearch system is coming soon in July! The new LibrarySearch improves upon our current search system in the following ways :

Mobile responsive - It works on your desktop computer, tablets as well as your smartphones.

Modern design - Based on user studies and feedback to address different needs of different types of users.

Single password - There's one less password to remember! Your CUHK OnePass password is the Library password.

Seamless - The new LibrarySearch fully supports CUHK single sign-on (SSO), you don't have to re-login when you visit other applications that support SSO.

Unified view - Glance all checkouts via a single Library account, including the items you borrowed with your JULAC Library card.

Automatic email receipts - Electronic receipts may be sent via emails to help you keep track of your loan activities.


Mark these dates:



Date
Action
5 JuneLast day to make request via HKALL before service suspension.
Use Interlibrary Loan to request for books after this date:

http://illiad.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/illiad/Logon.html.
Last day for JULAC Library card borrowing.
6 JuneJULAC Library Card borrowing suspended.
15 JuneAll books borrowed via HKALL or by JULAC Library cards are due on this date. Overdue books will incur fines.
12 JulyLast day to export 'My Reading History' in 'My Library Record'.

Last day to make note of your saved searches. Previously saved searches cannot be migrated or saved.

You are encouraged to clear all your fines before this date as no fine payment can be made during 30 June to 3 July.

For any outstanding requested item, please keep a record of it/them as your request will not be migrated to the new library system.
13 July - 17 JulyContinue to search.

Continue to use electronic resources.

Continue to borrow at the counter.

Renew by email.

No self-service borrow and return.

No online renewal.

No online holds.

No access to "My Library Record".

No registration and card issuance.
17 JulyGo Live with LibrarySearch, HKALL and JULAC Library Card borrowing.

For enquiries, please contact us at 3943 7305 or email to library@cuhk.edu.hk.


27/04/2017

Good Luck For Your Exams!

Relax and take a short break! Free candies are available at the helpdesks of the CUHK Library during examination time. Top Tips for the Upco... thumbnail 1 summary


Relax and take a short break! Free candies are available at the helpdesks of the CUHK Library during examination time.

Top Tips for the Upcoming Exams: http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/about/news/ls-exam-tips-2016



Good Luck For Your Exams!

19/04/2017

Statista

A statistics and market data platforms, providing access to over 1 million statistics on 80,000 topics (including infographics) from 18,00... thumbnail 1 summary


A statistics and market data platforms, providing access to over 1 million statistics on 80,000 topics (including infographics) from 18,000 sources covering roughly 170 different industry sectors.

Youtube Video: https://youtu.be/ZP8l1xXsqy8

12/04/2017

Top Tips for the Upcoming Exams

The final examinations will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare. 1. Plan Your Study Time Make your study schedule practical... thumbnail 1 summary
The final examinations will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare.


1. Plan Your Study Time

Make your study schedule practical, flexible and realistic. Your Library provides over 4,000 seats for your quiet study during the daytime. The Library has also implemented the following special arrangements.

The opening hours of Chung Chi Elizabeth Moore Library is extended to 2 a.m. (Apr 18 - May 12)

Late Reading Rooms in New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library and United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library are open 24 hours. (April 13 – May 13)

The Ground Floor of the UL New Extension is open 24 hours and designated as a silent study zone at night. (Apr 18 – May 12)

Make use of the 24-hour study facilities

University Library: The Learning Garden is open 24 hours, with more than 850 study seats available. The Ground Floor mentioned above and the Quiet Study Zone in the Learning Garden at night are designated for silent individual study.

Branch Libraries and WMY Learning Commons:

Architecture Library (open 24 hours for School of Architecture staff and students)

Li Ping Medical Library at Prince of Wales Hospital

Learning Commons at 6th Floor of Wu Ho Man Yuan (WMY) Building

Don't forget the Late Reading Room in Chung Chi Elizabeth Moore Library opens 9:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. (next day)

Find a comfortable seat that works for you!

* Please be considerate and help to keep the study places clean.


2. Past Exam Papers

Go through the past exam papers to review what kind of questions have been set in the past and the relationship between the questions and the course content.

CUHK Examination Papers Database: http://easyaccess.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/login?url=http://library.cuhk.edu.hk:81/

If you need help with finding exam papers please check out the short video on using the Exam Database at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYHmMvuoUIs&feature=youtu.be


3. Study in Groups

Teamwork and collaborative learning can be fun and useful. Bubble Group Study Rooms in the Learning Garden are open 24 hours during the exam.


4. Library Guide on Exam Skills

Have a look at the library guide on exam skills (http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/c.php?g=549209&p=3836452) to get more information and resources on exam-taking strategies.


5. Relax

Take a short break and play chess in the Chess and Games area in the Learning Garden if you feel bored or cannot concentrate on your study. To restore your willpower, have a hot beverage and some snacks in the Refreshment Zone.

Still feeling stressed? The following may help:

Stress Management Workshop@ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ljl0Sc0EAY&list=PLZHi9kYrvfMLkewAEZPDX-j7xJKWSFd1c
(by Prof. Chan Sui Yin, Department of Psychology, CUHK and Director of Chanwuyi Research Center for Neuropsychological Well-being)

Relaxation techniques from Chanwuyi(禪武醫) http://www.chanwuyi.org/video
(demonstrated by Prof. Chan Sui Yin)


6. Adequate Sleep

Don’t forget to have enough sleep the night before the exam.


Top Tips for the Upcoming Exams

31/03/2017

大公報︰1902-1949

圖書館新增電子資源 名稱: 大公報 : 1902-1949 涵蓋︰1902-1949 簡介:中國近代報刊大公報創刊於1902年,此資料庫包含天津版,上海版,重慶版,香港版,桂林版,漢口版,重慶大公晚報,不同時期發行的報刊。 連結︰ http://easyaccess.l... thumbnail 1 summary
圖書館新增電子資源


名稱:大公報 : 1902-1949

涵蓋︰1902-1949
簡介:中國近代報刊大公報創刊於1902年,此資料庫包含天津版,上海版,重慶版,香港版,桂林版,漢口版,重慶大公晚報,不同時期發行的報刊。

連結︰http://easyaccess.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/login?url=http://tk.dhcdb.com.tw/tknewsc/tknewskm


dai gong pao

U.S. Declassified Documents Online (Coverage 1900-2008)

The CUHK Library has recently subscribed to the database   U.S. Declassified Documents Online . It provides full-text declassified documen... thumbnail 1 summary
The CUHK Library has recently subscribed to the database U.S. Declassified Documents Online.

It provides full-text declassified documents from U.S. government agencies, including the CIA, FBI, White House, State Department, and others. Document types include: correspondence, memoranda, minutes of cabinet meetings, technical studies, national security policy statements, and intelligence estimates.

You can access this database at the A-Z Databases List: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/az.php


U.S. Declassified Documents Online

03/03/2017

A Fresh New Look for Our How-to Videos Homepage

We're excited to announce a fresh new look on our how-to videos page! Enjoy our 1-2 mins videos and learn something new at your own pace... thumbnail 1 summary
We're excited to announce a fresh new look on our how-to videos page! Enjoy our 1-2 mins videos and learn something new at your own pace. (http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/Howtoguides)



A fresh new look for our How-to videos homepage

16/02/2017

【進學園活動】「認識及破譯甲骨文」講座

【進學園活動】「認識及破譯甲骨文」講座 講者︰謝春玲博士 日期︰2017年2月24日(五) 時間︰3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 地點︰大學圖書館進學園 語言︰粵語 報名︰ http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/node/1606 ... thumbnail 1 summary
【進學園活動】「認識及破譯甲骨文」講座

講者︰謝春玲博士
日期︰2017年2月24日(五)
時間︰3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
地點︰大學圖書館進學園

語言︰粵語
報名︰http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/node/1606



Introduction to Deciphering Oracle Bone Inscriptions

Speaker:  Dr Xie Chunling
Date:  24/2/2017 (Friday)
Time:  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue:  Learning Garden, LG/F, University Library
Language:  Cantonese


Introduction to Deciphering Oracle Bone Inscriptions

Maker Bubble Open House (Feb 22 & Feb 23)

Maker Bubble is the library's new initiative to promote a maker culture in the CUHK community. Situated in the IT Zone of the Learning ... thumbnail 1 summary
Maker Bubble is the library's new initiative to promote a maker culture in the CUHK community. Situated in the IT Zone of the Learning Garden, the Maker Bubble provides various fabrication facilities as well as a co-working space for 8 to 10 people for creating, learning, exploring and sharing new ideas.

To support the new services provided by the Maker Bubble, such as the self-service 3D Printing and Scanning, the Library is pleased to organize an Open House for the Maker Bubble. Details are as follows:

Date:     Feb 22 (Wed) and Feb 23 (Thu)
Time:    1 p.m. to 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Venue:   Maker Bubble, Learning Garden, LG/F, University Library
All CUHK students and staff are welcome

Light refreshment will be provided.

Activities include:
• 3D Printers Technology Introduction and Printing Demonstration
• How to Use Tinkercad 3D Design Software
• 3D Scanners Introduction and Demonstration
• Free trial of 3D printing and scanning
 (this event is also supported by the 3D Printing Interest Group)


Maker Bubble Open House (Feb 22 & Feb 23)

10/02/2017

【進學園活動】銀影霜寒,拳腳爭鋒:中華武術在香江

講者:麥勁生教授 (香港浸會大學)    盧敬之博士 (日本築波大學) 武術示範:洪拳 / 麥志剛(中國傳統武術研習社)      國際螳螂學會      陳翰文(劍道五段,前香港劍道協會評議會主席)      曾憲江(劍道四段,劍擊香港代表) 日期:16/3/... thumbnail 1 summary
講者:麥勁生教授 (香港浸會大學)
   盧敬之博士 (日本築波大學)

武術示範:洪拳 / 麥志剛(中國傳統武術研習社)
     國際螳螂學會
     陳翰文(劍道五段,前香港劍道協會評議會主席)
     曾憲江(劍道四段,劍擊香港代表)

日期:16/3/2017 (四)

時間:3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

地點:大學圖書館進學園

報名:http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/node/1642


銀影霜寒,拳腳爭鋒:中華武術在香江

03/02/2017

Embracing Negativity (and Positivity) in Life

Speaker: Venerable Ajahn Brahm Date: 22 March 2017 (Wed) Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Venue: Learning Garden, LG/F University Library Reg... thumbnail 1 summary
Speaker: Venerable Ajahn Brahm
Date: 22 March 2017 (Wed)
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Venue: Learning Garden, LG/F University Library
Registration: Complete Online Registration Form


In this presentation, Ajahn Brahm, a world renowned teacher and author of a number of international bestsellers, will use anecdotes seasoned with humour, and strategies proven by time, to speak on how to embrace life with a positive mindset.

There will be a Q&A session afterwards. So what are you waiting for? Seats are limited -- register NOW!


Embracing Negativity (and Positivity) in Life


Presented by
Bodhinyana International Foundation, CUHK Library, The Independent Learning Centre and The Office of the Arts Administrator.

New 3D Printer Available in the Learning Garden

The Library is pleased to announce that new 3D printers, (Tinkerine Ditto Pro 3D Printer), have been installed in the Learning Garden of the... thumbnail 1 summary
The Library is pleased to announce that new 3D printers, (Tinkerine Ditto Pro 3D Printer), have been installed in the Learning Garden of the University Library.

The 3D printing service commenced in 2014 in the Learning Garden. Over the past two years, the demand for 3D printing has increased significantly. The total weight of 3D models printed has increased from 3,482 grams in 2014/15 to 8,072 grams in 2015/16.

The Ditto Pro 3D printer is designed with an open C frame, which is made of a single piece of aluminum. This printer operates quietly with extremely low decibels to meet the learning environment in the Learning Garden. With these new 3D printers, more colour filaments will be offered including WHITE, GREEN, BLUE, ORANGE, RED and BLACK.

For details, please visit the Library LibGuides on 3D print services at http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/3d_printing


New 3D Printer Available in the Learning Garden

18/01/2017

Launching of Maker Bubble in the Learning Garden

The Maker Bubble is a fabrication and co-working space for 8 to 10 people with the following services and facilities. It is located at the I... thumbnail 1 summary



The Maker Bubble is a fabrication and co-working space for 8 to 10 people with the following services and facilities. It is located at the IT Zone of the Learning Garden and it will open on 16 January 2017 (Monday).


Services:
  • 3D Printing Service 
  • Self-service 3D Scanning 
  • Self-service 3D Printing
Facilities:
  • Meeting facilities [TV, laptop computers, Airplay for wireless display] 
  • Video Recording [DV camera, multimedia workstation for video editing] 
  • Toolkits [clamp, gloves, forceps & putty knife]


Opening hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday 

Who can use: CUHK staff and students, who want to use fabrication (3D print and scanning) services and maker activities. 

Booking: In-person at Learning Garden Help Desk, or online booking for 3D printing/scanning consultation services (http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/3d_printing)

Website: http://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/makerbubble

「喜若福來」謝春玲甲骨文書法作品展講座

「喜若福來」謝春玲甲骨文書法作品展講座 Ecstasy upon Bliss Etched on Bones - Xie Chunling Oracle Bone Calligraphy Exhibition Talks   1969年,聯合書院鄧祖玄同... thumbnail 1 summary


「喜若福來」謝春玲甲骨文書法作品展講座 Ecstasy upon Bliss Etched on Bones - Xie Chunling Oracle Bone Calligraphy Exhibition Talks

 

1969年,聯合書院鄧祖玄同學奉母命,以其父爾雅先生遺存龜甲卜辭共五十六片慨贈聯合書院,藏於聯合書院圖書館。2015年,該批甲骨片轉藏於大學圖書館特藏部。本次展覽書法作品中的甲骨文全選自聯合書院甲骨珍藏。


1. 題目: 甲骨文與商代社會
    講者: 謝春玲博士
    日期: 2月9日(四)
    時間: 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
    地點: 邵逸夫堂



2. 題目: 認識及破譯甲骨文
    講者: 謝春玲博士
    日期: 2月24日(五)
    時間: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    地點: 大學圖書館進學園


語言: 粵語

報名: 填妥 網上報名表格 (歡迎各界人士報名參加)

查詢: 3943 7528 (邵逸夫堂)
             3943 9730 (進學園) 或 電郵:liblc@lib.cuhk.edu.hk



網上報名


謝春玲

香港大學哲學博士。香港中文大學文學院雅禮中國語文研習所高級講師。
研究領域包括甲骨文句法,現代漢語語法,漢字形體演變。發表學術論文多篇,出版專著兩部:《殷墟甲骨刻辭空語類研究》,《漢字精解字典》。近年運用當代語言學轉換生成語法理論探討甲骨刻辭空語類現象的研究得到當代具有重大影響的語言學家、哲學家、當代認知科學之父喬姆斯基(Noam Chomsky, 1928--)的肯定。擅長古文字書法,作品曾多次入選國內省市、全國及港、澳、臺書法作品展。甲骨文書法作品曾在美國、日本、香港等國家和地區展覽。

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