Category: Library Events

Textbook Discount Day

(Issue 170/September 2021)

From 13 Sep to 3 Oct 2021, students can purchase listed textbooks online at discounted prices. Special offers for book titles provided by the Academic and Professional (A&P) Book Center can be accessed here.

Empower Your Students with Information Skills

(Issue 169/August 2021)

The Library welcomes collaboration with faculty members in organizing tailor-made workshops and creating specific learning materials on information skills for courses.

Faculties and librarians can work together to deliver librarian-in-class sessions and design content-focused workshops for the needs of courses. The creation of subject-related learning materials can help students acquire skills to formulate search strategies, make effective use of a variety of resources and citation management tools.

Faculties are most welcome to email us ( or call 3963-5310 for an initial discussion.

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Memorable Events and Exhibits Available Online

(Issue 169/August 2021)

With the support of different parties in the University, various activities successfully took place in the Library. An online portal is developed to preserve records of these memorable events and exhibits.

We are proudly presenting to you our newly launched Events & Exhibits (Phase I) on the Library webpage. From now on, you can revisit not-to-miss events in a digital manner anytime anywhere.

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Beauty in Disguise at Summer Reading Club

(Issue 169/August 2021)

Excitement and fun filled the atmosphere in the reading sessions of the book《天地有大美: 蔣勳和你談生活美學》last month.

Have you ever thought of appreciating simple things on campus? One of the participants of Summer Reading Club found the beauty in the fusilli in Russian borscht from the canteen. You will be inspired by the reflections from book-lover colleagues after reading the book and discover the tiny bits of beauty in your daily routine.

Let’s look for clues of beauty in disguise!

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《天地有大美: 蔣勳和你談生活美學》@ Library Summer Reading Club

(Issue 167/June 2021)

Have you been seeking a slow pace of life? Try imagining your life as a museum tour or gallery visit, and you will see the aesthetic side of it.

By joining the two reading sessions of the book《天地有大美: 蔣勳和你談生活美學》this summer, you may be inspired to discover the hidden beauty in your life from diet, clothing, housing, and traveling. Details are as follows:

  • Date: 25 June 2021 (Fri) and 9 July 2021 (Fri)
  • Time: 12:30 – 1:15 pm
  • Venue: Space for All@HSUHK Library
  • Target Audience: all staff

Every participant will receive a welcome pack with a copy of the book. A brown bag lunch will be arranged at Crema as well. Seats are limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Lucky Charms Created at the Omamori DIY Workshop

(Issue 167/June 2021)

Beautiful pouches were made by students at the Omamori DIY Workshop held in the Library!

The pouches are a type of Japanese amulet that protect their owners from bad luck and evil spirits. It was a wonderful workshop for participants to share a unique cultural experience of artifact creation.

Organized by the Japanese Culture Society and the Art Society, the Workshop was held at the DIY Corner of the Library on 24 May 2021. If you also want to co-organize any activities with the Library, please feel free to contact us at

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Analytical Drawing and Presentation
An Exhibition of Students’ Work from AD1101

(Issue 166/May 2021)

Students from the course AD1101 offered by the Department of Art and Design are excited to showcase their coursework masterpieces in this end-of-term student work Exhibition.

Under the guidance of Mr Chan Kei Him, students have used different media and tools to create a wide diversity of art makings, such as drawings, watercolor and poster colour paintings, printmaking, paper reliefs and more.

Please come visit the Exhibition and appreciate the students’ craftsmanship!

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Feng Menglong and Ming Short Stories: A Comparative Approach

(Issue 166/May 2021)

‘Feng Menglong and Ming Short Stories: A Comparative Approach’ is a seminar of the Contemporary Greater China Series organized by the Center for Greater China Studies and the Department of English in the Library.

Prof Jeremy Tambling, speaker of the Seminar, is a recognized writer and critic who has engaged in literary teaching and research for many years. He will give an advanced introduction to the short stories written by the literary giant Feng Menglong from a comparative position, aligning them with the Shakespeare in which they are parallel.

All students and staff are most welcome to join the Seminar. Details are as follows:

  • Date: 24 May 2021 (Mon)
  • Time: 4:30 – 5:45 pm
  • Venue: G/F, Space for All @ HSUHK Library
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Open Educational Resources (OER) Through the Library

(Issue 166/May 2021)

Wanna get high quality but free resources for teaching and learning? Great news for faculty members – the Open Educational Resources Guide developed by the Library is now available.

The Guide is a one-stop portal for finding a wide variety of quality OER – free, adaptable, and customizable educational materials.

A workshop for faculty members will be delivered to demonstrate how this new collective information hub enriches teaching and learning experience.

  • Date: 27 May 2021 (Thu)
  • Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm
  • Channel: Microsoft Teams

Register right now.

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Sharing from the Library Student Ambassadors

(Issue 166/May 2021)

Our five pioneer Library Student Ambassadors have their words after completing a fruitful and meaningful programme in the Library. Take a closer look at their reflections and you will be amazed by their eye-opening experience. As advocates for Library initiatives, the team is committed to promote Library services to fellow students.

Interested to be one of them? Stay tuned for next recruitment. We look forward to seeing you to be our good partners.

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