4/F Main Library

Sep 19 2017

Fire Services Inspection: 22 Sept

Published by at 10:07 am under Breaking News

Please be informed that the technicians will carry out inspections & testing of the fire service installations of your building on the time & date shown below. The fire alarm bells will sound and the visual fire alarms will flash in short blasts, no evacuation is required. In the unlikely event of a genuine fire, the alarm will sound continuously and in such circumstances standard evacuation procedure should be followed.

If you have any queries concerning this inspection, please feel free to contact me at 2859 2400 or email safety@hku.hk.

Thank you for your attention.

K.P. Li (Mr)
Fire Safety Manager

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Sep 18 2017

Professors Ma Kiam and Ma Meng: An Exhibition in Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of The School of Chinese

Professors Ma Kiam and Ma Meng: An Exhibition in Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of The School of Chinese

In collaboration with the School of Chinese of The University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong Libraries, the Main Library will present Professors Ma Kiam and Ma Meng: An Exhibition in Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of The School of Chinese Exhibition at the 2nd Floor Atrium/Exhibitions Area of the Main Library from 18 September 2017 to 8 October 2017.

“The School of Chinese of The University of Hong Kong was founded in 1927 by scholars who dedicated years of their lives to cultivate the learning of the Chinese language and to foster cultural exchange between the East and the West.  Through the early Scholars’ immense efforts and commitment to their cause, the School has made important progress in many aspects of teaching and research in the past 90 years and is recognized as an internationally-renowned institution for the teaching and research on Chinese language and culture. 2017 marks the 90th anniversary of the School’s establishment and in honour of two of our distinguished former faculty members, Professor Ma Kiam and Professor Ma Meng, the School has organized an exhibition to celebrate their achievements and to also showcase the School’s proud history and its many contributions to Chinese education in Hong Kong.

Professor Ma Kiam and Professor Ma Meng served as Head of School respectively during the early to mid-twentieth century and their tenures as Head of School are recognized by the academic community to be instrumental to the progress made in Chinese education in Hong Kong and the School’s various achievements.”1

 

桃李不言,蹊徑垂蔭 - 馬鑑教授、馬蒙教授

香港大學中文學院九十周年誌慶展覽

香港大學中文學院成立於1927年,以傳承國粹、貫通中西文化為辦學宗旨,歷經幾代學者辛勤開墾耕耘,奠定規模,建立傳統,成為國際上深具影響力之教研機構;九十年間步履相接,薪火承傳,有以成之。今年正值中文學院成立九十周年,為隆重其事,特意舉辦兩位前任系主任馬鑑、馬蒙教授的展覽,穿梭歲月,鈎沈翰墨文牘,意在景仰前人,亦展示香港大學中文學院於香港中文教育的重要貢獻。

馬鑑、馬蒙教授父子,先後出任香港大學中文系主任,兩位的經歷與清末民初的教育發展、香港中文教學的演進、香港大學中文學院今天的成就緊密相連,為學界所稱譽。

Peter Sidorko

University Librarian

The University of Hong Kong

Details for the Exhibition:

Date:  18 September 2017 – 8 October 2017

Location: Atrium/Exhibition Area, 2/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Time: During Main Library Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 10:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 7:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Closed on Public Holidays

1 The School of Chinese of The University of Hong Kong

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Aug 30 2017

Find@HKUL Maintenance on 2 September 2017, 22:00

Published by at 10:01 am under Breaking News

Date and time:

From: 2 September 2017, 22:00

To:  3 September 2017, 01:00

Service affected:

  • MyAccount@HKUL, Find@HKUL

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Aug 18 2017

Find@HKUL Maintenance on 20 August 2017, 00:00

Published by at 12:14 pm under Breaking News

Date and time: 20 August 2017, between 00:00 and 01:00

 

Service affected:

  • MyAccount@HKUL, Find@HKUL

 

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Aug 18 2017

FIND@HKUL Roadshow

Published by at 10:50 am under Breaking News

 

Drop by to learn more about the new FIND@HKUL and other library services!

Dates:

30 August to 1 September

4 to 8 September

Locations and Times:

Main Library

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Dental Library

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Education Library

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Law Library

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Medical Library

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Music Library

2:00pm – 3:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Aug 15 2017

Price Reduction on Printing Services Supported by ITS and University Libraries

Dear colleagues and students,

We are pleased to announce a price reduction on the printing services being supported by Information Technology Services (ITS) and University Libraries with effect from 1 September 2017.  The percentage of reduction is up to 50%, with a larger reduction in duplex printing to encourage you to use less paper.

For any enquiries, please contact ITS at ithelp@hku.hk or 3917-0123 or the University Libraries at libis@hku.hk or 3917​-2203.

Information Technology Services and University Libraries

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Aug 05 2017

Library System Maintenance between 5 August 22:00 and 6 August 02:00

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Date and time: 5 August, 22:00 to 6 August, 02:00

Service affected:

  • MyAccount@HKUL

 

 

 

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Jun 23 2017

Library Closure on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

Message from the University Libraries

Library Closure on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

July 1, 2017 (Saturday) will be a General Holiday.  The University Libraries will be closed on that day.

The Library Corner on G/F and the Study Zone on Level 3, Main Library, will remain open for the use by CURRENT STAFF and CURRENT STUDENTS ONLY.

For enquiry, please call 3917-2203 or 3917-2202.
Best wishes
Peter Sidorko
University Librarian

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Jun 12 2017

Display of New Additions Suspension-14 June 2017

In line with the implementation of the new ILS, display of New Additions (https://lib.hku.hk/mainlib/borrowing/new_books.html) will be suspended from 14 June 2017.  Service will resume after the new ILS goes live.  For more information, please visit: http://lib.hku.hk/newils.

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May 12 2017

Migration to new Library System and HKALL book requesting

Published by at 10:39 am under Breaking News

On 17th  July 2017, all eight UGC-funded university libraries will adopt a shared integrated library system (ILS) and discovery system to replace eight stand-alone library systems. The new shared ILS will allow patrons to search, request, and access collections from the eight libraries seamlessly. More information is available here:lib.hku.hk/newils/index.html.

To facilitate the implementation of our new shared ILS, please take note of the important dates affecting HKALL book requesting:

Monday 5th June Last day to request for HKALL items
Tuesday 6th June – Monday 17th July Temporary suspension of HKALL request service. Interlibrary Loans (ILLiad) service is available to eligible patrons during the interim period
Thursday 15th June Last day to return HKALL items
Monday 17th July New shared ILS goes into operation

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