Hong Kong is again experiencing a resurgence in COVID although the situation is steadily improving. As you know the University has announced all classes will be taught online this term. The Library continues to support our users and we hope the extensive array of online resources and services fulfil your remote study needs as you work and study from home. Don’t forget to check the opening hours information on our website before you venture to campus in case we have had to make last minute adjustments due to changing circumstances.
The branch libraries in CUHK Library are progressively celebrating their major birthdays. Not so long ago it was Chung Chi College Elisabeth Luce Moore Library and, in this newsletter, there is an article on United College Wu Chung Library which just turned 50 at the start of 2022. The University Library will also celebrate its 50th later this year and we will create a physical and virtual display to commemorate the occasion.
We also highlight the new Hong Kong Literature collection space on the 1/F in the University Library. It’s a space where we bring together our collections and display pieces on this important area along with interesting and informative exhibits and information on leading figures in Hong Kong literature.
Physical libraries are just part of our facilities and services of course and in this newsletter, we introduce the new CUHK Research Data Repository which the library is involved with. The new repository was soft launched in October 2021 and facilitates researchers to curate their data, meet compliance requirements and allow researchers around the world to discover their work.
Acting University Librarian