SUPPORT FACILITIES AND SERVICES

 

 

Library Facilities

 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library is one of the major academic research libraries in East Asia, attracting students and scholars to its rich and extensive print, online and special collections. It comprises the University Library and six other Libraries – the Chung Chi College Elisabeth Luce Moore Library, the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library, the United College Wu Chung Library, the Li Ping Medical Library at the teaching hospital in Shatin, the Architecture Library and the Lee Quo Wei Law Library.

 

With over 2.7 million print volumes, 5.1 million online books, more than 180,000 journal subscriptions and 984 databases, the Library welcomes over a million visits per year. Collections reflect CUHK’s bilingual and multicultural environment. Access to the electronic collections and searching of library resources (LibrarySearch) is from our website at http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk. Books can be borrowed from any of the libraries, and as part of Hong Kong Academic Library Link (HKALL) students can also use books from the seven other university libraries in Hong Kong.

 

The Library offers inspirational facilities, with around 4,700 study spaces across its buildings. It caters for all, from silent individual study to the vibrant Learning Garden collaborative area and innovative MakerSpace. There are extensive PC facilities and WiFi is enabled throughout the libraries. The University Library also accommodates the needs of post-graduates and researchers, with a Research Commons and individual study rooms. During the semester 24/7 study space is normally available in the Learning Garden at the University Library, the Architecture Library and all year round at the Li Ping Medical Library.

 

In addition to a roving help team, librarians offer specialist support in person, via chat, email or phone, and library orientation sessions are organised for new students at the beginning of each academic year. Workshops, both online and in-person are held throughout the year, so that students can find, use and apply the information they need effectively. Information guides and news about all of the Libraries are available on the Library website.

 

Using the library and our resources in person or on the web is a key factor in success at University. We look forward to welcoming you to the Library!

 

Library Opening Hours

University Library, Chung Chi College Elisabeth Luce Moore Library, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library, United College Wu Chung Library and Lee Quo Wei Law Library

Mondays – Fridays

8:20 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturdays

8:20 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Sundays

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Learning Garden at the University Library and Learning Commons at the Wu Ho Man Yuen Building

Opens 24/7 during semesters for staff and students of the University only.

 

Architecture Library

 

Mondays – Fridays

7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturdays

7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Sundays

No Services

 

Opens 24/7 for staff and students of the School of Architecture only. Staffed hours are 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. from Mondays to Fridays.

 

Li Ping Medical Library

Opens 24/7

Staffed Services/Book Stacks:

Mondays – Fridays

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturdays

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sundays

No Services

 

 

 

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The Legal Resources Centre of the Faculty of Law in the Bank of America Tower building opens 8:45 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays, and closes on Sundays and public holidays (Staffed hours are 8:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays, and no services on Sundays and public holidays).

 

Any changes in schedule will be posted at the entrances to the libraries, and on the Library Homepage.