Welcome New Students! To prepare for the new academic year at CityU, you are highly recommended to join our Library Orientation to learn about our collections and services. Registration is now open!
Attend a one-hour "Getting Started" Session for New Undergraduate Students or Postgraduate Students to acquire basic skills in using library resources and services and get off to a good start with your coursework and studies. Also join a 30-minute Library Orientation Tour to get an overview of the locations of the Library’s collections and facilities.
“Getting Started” Sessions for New Undergraduate Students will be offered from
25 August (Thursday) 2016 to 6 September (Tuesday) 2016
“Getting Started” Sessions for New Postgraduate Students will be offered from
30 August (Tuesday) 2016 to 10 September (Saturday) 2016
Library Orientation Tours for New Students will be offered from
25 August (Thursday) 2016 to 10 September (Saturday) 2016
To learn more and to register, visit http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/instruct/orient/index.htm
The Library reserves the right to cancel any session with less than 5 registrants.
For enquiries, please visit the Reference Desk, call 3442-6415 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you in the Library!
The Library is happy to announce the list of winners for the 4th “Enjoy Reading – Stories of Travelers” Joint Writing Contest (“悅讀 • 行者的故事” 合作主題徵文活動) organized by CityU Library, Shanghai University of Finance & Economics (SUFE) Library and Feng Chia University Library. This year, 100 entries were received and 31 entries received awards.
The entries were judged by adjudicators from CityU and SUFE. Dr. Chan Hok-yin of Department of Chinese and History, Mr. Ivan Yeung Wang-tung of Department of Linguistics and Translation, and Ms. Xu Xi of Department of English were invited as adjudicators at CityU.
Winner List at CityU
|Chinese Writing – 1st Prize||《歲月行者》蔣婉，商學院|
|Chinese Writing – 2nd Prize||《金城牛羊肉香，還有信仰》何若秋，中文及歷史學系|
|Chinese Writing – 3rd Prize||《西湖夢尋》張嘉康，中文及歷史學系
|Chinese Writing – Merit Prize||《那年夏天》鄧慧敏，商學院
|English Writing – 1st Prize||The Death Bus, Ana Clara Oliveira Santos Garner, School of Creative Media|
|English Writing – 2nd Prize||A Walk of 10 Years Past, Lee Shum-yi Cameron, Department of English|
Please note the following opening and counter service hours of the Library for the Summer Term:
|Counter Service Hours||Opening Hours*|
|Revision and Examination Period|
|24 Jul 2016||Sun||08:30 - 17:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|25 Jul 2016||Mon||08:30 - 23:00||08:30 - 24:00|
|26 - 29 Jul 2016||Tue - Fri||08:30 - 23:00||00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 24:00|
|30 Jul 2016||Sat||08:30 - 19:00||00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 24:00|
|31 Jul 2016||Sun||08:30 - 17:00||00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 24:00|
|1 - 5 Aug 2016||Mon - Fri||08:30 - 23:00||00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 24:00|
|6 Aug 2016||Sat||08:30 - 19:00||00:00 - 01:00 & 08:30 - 23:00|
|7 Aug 2016||Sun||Closed||08:30 - 23:00|
|8 Aug 2016||Mon||08:30 - 20:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|9 - 11 Aug 2016||Tue - Thu||08:30 - 18:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|12 Aug 2016||Fri||08:30 - 20:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|13 Aug 2016||Sat||08:30 - 17:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|14 Aug 2016||Sun||Closed||08:30 - 23:00|
|15 Aug 2016||Mon||08:30 - 20:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|16 - 18 Aug 2016||Tue - Thu||08:30 - 18:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|19 Aug 2016||Fri||08:30 - 20:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|20 Aug 2016||Sat||08:30 - 17:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|21 Aug 2016||Sun||Closed||08:30 - 23:00|
|22 Aug 2016||Mon||08:30 - 20:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|23 - 25 Aug 2016||Tue - Thu||08:30 - 18:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|26 Aug 2016||Fri||08:30 - 20:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|27 Aug 2016||Sat||08:30 - 17:00||08:30 - 23:00|
|28 Aug 2016||Sun||12:00 - 18:00||08:30 - 23:00|
From 29 August 2016 (Monday) onwards, the regular Library opening and counter service hours will resume.
* Only CityU staff and students (including SCOPE smartcard holders) can stay beyond 23:00 on the University campus. External users will be invited to leave by 23:00. Users left behind may be subject to ID checks.
The Library is pleased to enhance the borrowing privileges for our Media Resources Collection for the following two types of users with immediate effect:
|Types of Users||Media Resources Collection|
|Existing Quota / Loan Period||New Quota / Loan Period|
|Long-serving staff members and their spouses||1 item / same day in-house||2 item / 3 days|
|Spouses of CityU staff members||1 item / same day in-house||2 item / 3 days|
The Library is pleased to announce the upcoming talk – Publishing in International Journals: Tips for Students and Early Career Researchers.
Dr. Luaine Bandounas of Elsevier, will co-present with Dr. Paul Shin of City University of Hong Kong, to help research students and early career researchers understand the publishing process and offer insight into publishing in international journals. In this talk, you will learn about:
|Presenters:||Dr. Luaine Bandounas (Journal Publisher, Elsevier Ltd., Oxford, UK)
Dr. Paul Shin (Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong; Co-Editor of Marine Pollution Bulletin)
|Date and Time:||21 June 2016 (Tuesday), 3:00pm-4:00pm|
|Venue:||User Education Room, Library|
|Medium of Instruction:||English|
In view of the low usage of bookdrop during summer term and with an aim to better utilize library resources, the hostel bookdrop service will be suspended from 6 June (Monday) to 28 August 2016 (Sunday), both dates inclusive. Library users are encouraged to come back to the campus library to return their books during this period. Our bookdrop collection service will be resumed when Semester A of 2016/17 starts on 29 August 2016 (Monday).
We apologize for any inconvenience caused to the users.