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(updated on 13 January 2017) RSS


Library Opening and Counter Service Hours for Lunar New Year Break 2017

Period: 27 January - 2 February 2017

Opening Hours#

Monday to Sunday 08:30 - 23:00

Counter Service Hours#

27 January, Fri 08:30 - 18:00
31 January, Tue Closed
1 - 2 February, Wed - Thu 08:30 - 18:00

# The Library will close on 28 - 30 January 2017.

From 3 February 2017 (Friday) onwards, the regular Library opening and counter service hours will resume.

(13 Jan 2017)

Law Library Workshops (Semester B 2016/17)

In semester B, the Library has arranged a series of Law Library Workshops with the objective of reinforcing and expanding users' legal research skills. Please find below a list of the workshops. Full details are available from the web page http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/course/law.htm.

  • Locating HK & UK Legal Materials
  • Finding Law Journals and Other Secondary Materials
  • Citing Legal Authorities
  • Using Key Law Databases:
    • Lexis HK - Basic and Advanced Workshops
    • Practical Law
    • Westlaw Asia & Westlaw Next - Basic and Advance Workshops

Registration is now open!

To reserve a place, please visit this web page and click To register under each workshop.

We look forward to your active participation!

Law Section, Run Run Shaw Library
Tel: 3442-8395
Email: lblaw@cityu.edu.hk

(10 Jan 2017)

Information Skills Workshops @ CityU Library - Semester B, 2016/17

Get a head start in Semester B on your study, research, and academic success by attending the Library's Information Skills Workshops (ISWs). In our ISWs you can learn how to identify, locate, and use information resources effectively and ethically. All staff and students are welcome!

Information Skills Workshops @ CityU Library

The ISWs for Semester B, 2016/17 include the following workshops:

Workshops Date Time
Discovering Library Resources for Effective Learning: Search Strategies, Tools, Tips and More! 11 Jan 2017 (Wed) 6:30 - 8:00 pm
13 Jan 2017 (Fri) 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Tips and Tricks for Finding Scholarly Articles 17 Jan 2017 (Tue) 6:30 - 8:00 pm
23 Jan 2017 (Mon) 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Finding News Articles Using Electronic Databases 19 Jan 2017 (Thu) 6:30 - 7:45 pm
8 Feb 2017 (Wed) 3:00 - 4:15 pm
Introduction to Citing Sources and Preventing Plagiarism 24 Jan 2017 (Tue) 3:00 - 4:30 pm
9 Feb 2017 (Thu) 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Venue of the workshops Library User Education Room
Medium of instruction: English

Both sessions of each workshop are identical. To register or for more workshop information, please visit: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/course/isw/. The Library reserves the right to cancel any session with less than 5 registrants.

For enquiries, please call 3442-6415, email lbinf@cityu.edu.hk or visit our Reference Desk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(3 Jan 2017)

Library Orientation Session for Non-local Undergraduate Students

Talk @ the Library: Copyright in Education at CityU

Welcome to the City University of Hong Kong! To support your academic success at CityU, the Library is conducting an Orientation Session specifically designed for non-local undergraduate students. This Orientation Session includes:

  • An introduction to the Library's services and resources with hands-on practice, and
  • A Library Tour with brief overview of various Library collections and facilities at selected service points.

During the Session, you will learn:

  • How to use the Library website to locate needed information.
  • How to use the Classic Library Catalogue to identify and locate books, DVDs, and more, including Course Reserve materials.
  • How to help yourself in the Library and how to get help from librarians and library staff.
  • The locations of various service counters, equipment, and resources in the Library.

The Library Orientation Session for Non-local Undergraduate Students for Semester B, 2016/17 will be held on Monday, 9 January, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:30 am.

Medium of instruction: English
Venue: Library User Education Room (G3611)
Enrollment method: First-come, first-served!
There is no need to register.

For enquiries, please visit the Reference Desk, call 3442-6415, or email: lbinf@cityu.edu.hk

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(30 Dec 2016)

Library Opening and Counter Service Hours for Semester Break (Semester A, 2016/2017)

Period: 18 December 2016 – 8 January 2017

Opening Hours#

Monday to Sunday 08:30 – 23:00

Counter Service Hours#

Monday & Friday 08:30 – 20:00
Tuesday to Thursday 08:30 - 18:00
Saturday 08:30 - 17:00
Sunday Closed
Public Holidays (26-27 December & 2 January) Closed

# The Library will close on 25 December 2016 and 1 January 2017.

From 9 January 2017 (Monday) onwards, the regular Library opening and counter service hours will resume.

(5 Dec 2016)

Talk @ the Library: Copyright in Education at CityU

Talk @ the Library: Copyright in Education at CityU
  • Am I allowed to make multiple copies of a work for my students in a course?
  • Is it fine if I upload my assignment with copyrighted images to a public website?
  • As a teacher, researcher or student, are there any works that I can use freely?

If you have asked similar questions before, then join the Library for an upcoming seminar - Copyright in Education at CityU. In this seminar, Mr. Ronald Chu, Head of Legal Counsel of CityU, will give staff and students an overview of copyright issues in relation to teaching, learning and research. The seminar will cover:

  1.  Basic concepts of copyright
  2.  Copyright infringement
  3.  Permitted acts (without infringing copyright)
  4.  Complying with the copyright law in teaching and learning: dos and don'ts
  5.  Librarian's sharing
  6.  Questions & answers
Presenter: Mr. Ronald Chu (Head of Legal Counsel, Legal Counsel Office, City University of Hong Kong)
Date and Time: 7 Nov 2016 (Monday), 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: User Education Room, Library
Medium of instruction: English

To reserve a seat, please register online. For enquiries, please call 3442-6415, email lbinf@cityu.edu.hk or visit our Reference Desk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(27 Oct 2016)

Information Skills Workshops @ CityU Library:
Navigating ThomsonOne to find financial and company information

Information Skills Workshops @ CityU Library: Navigating ThomsonOne to find financial and company information

The Library is pleased to announce the upcoming workshop - Navigating ThomsonOne to find financial and company information.

Looking for hard to find data, financials and analyses on companies and financial markets? The Library database ThomsonOne might just have the information you need!

In this workshop you will learn how to find:

  1.  Financial Market data
  2.  Asset Class information
  3.  Company financials and analysis
  4.  Merger & Acquisition and Equity Deals information globally across Sectors
  5.  Global Market Insight
  6.  Intelligent Market Data and Information used by Buy side & Sell side

All staff and students are welcome!

Trainer: Mr. Saurov Ghosh (Thomson Reuters)
Date and Time: 31 October (Monday), 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Library User Education Room
Medium of instruction: English

To reserve a seat, please register online. For enquiries, please call 3442-6415, email lbinf@cityu.edu.hk or visit our Reference Desk.

We look forward to seeing you in the Library!

(20 Oct 2016)