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Contact Point Tel. No. Fax No. E-mail Address
Main Library

General Enquiry

3917 2202   libis@hku.hk

Archives and Special Collections
- University Archives
- Special Collections
- Preservation Centre

 
2859 2115
2859 2207
2554 5760
 
2517 8647
2857 2048
2870 1854
 
hkua@hku.hk
libspeco@hku.hk
preservation@hku.hk
Learning and Research Services
- Scholars Hub
- Research Data Services
3917 2202
2241 5841
2241 5841
2549 0405
 
libis@hku.hk
hub@lib.hku.hk
researchdata@hku.hk
Lending Services and Learning Environments
- Borrowing and Returning
- Interlibrary Loans
- Library Access/Library Cards
- Photocopying
 
3917 2202
3917 2215
3917 5945
3917 5895

2517 4615

 
libcir@hku.hk
libill@hku.hk
libcir@hku.hk
libill@hku.hk
Media Services (co-branded LES) 3917 7007 2857 2048 libmedia@hku.hk
Technical Services
- Acquisitions
- Cataloguing
- Gifts & Exchange
 
3921 2926
3921 2923
3921 2949
2546 5340  
libacq@hku.hk
libcat@hku.hk
libacq@hku.hk
Technology Support Services
- Systems(Network & Web Enquiry)
2241 5762 2549 0405 libtss@hku.hk
Branch Libraries
Dental Library 2859 0402 2549 9140 denlib@hku.hk
Tin Ka Ping Education Library
- Collections and Resources
- Facilities and Technical Support, Access
 
3917 2202
3917 7007
   
libis@hku.hk
libmedia@hku.hk
Fung Ping Shan Library 3917 2202 2858 9420 fpslib@hku.hk
Lui Che Woo Law Library 3917 2914 2548 0143 lawlib@hku.hk
Music Library 3917 2218 2549 9653 muslib@hku.hk
Yu Chun Keung Medical Library 3917 9215 2855 9343 medlib@hku.hk

 

 

Staff Directory

Library Management
Chief Information Officer / University Librarian Flora Ng
Director of Library Services / Fung Ping Shan Librarian Dr Esther Woo
Associate Librarian (Learning and Research Services) Tina Yang
Associate Librarian (Engagement and Learning Environments) Michael Cheng
Associate Librarian (Technology Support Services) Dr K. M. Ku
Administrative Services Manager Joanne Cheung
Subject Services
Architecture Librarian Katherine Choi
Arts and Music Librarian Y. Y. Kwan
Business and Economics Librarian Kitman Chan
Dental Librarian Nancy Chan
Assistant Education Librarian Connie Kwong
Engineering Librarian Fanny Liu
Law Librarian Nelly Cheang
Medical Librarian Nancy Chan
Science Librarian Rebecca Tam
Social Sciences Librarian Kitman Chan
Learning and Research Services
Associate Librarian (Learning and Research Services) Tina Yang
Head of Scholarly Communication and Research Services Jesse Xiao
Learning Services Coordinator Rebecca Tam
Assistant Librarian (Special Education Needs Support) Connie Kwong
Assistant Service Manager, Fung Ping Shan Library Jacky Li
Lending Services and Learning Environments
Associate Librarian (Engagement and Learning Environments) Michael Cheng
Outreach and Engagement
Assistant Librarian (Outreach and Engagement) Y. Y. Kwan
Technical Services
Head of Technical Services / Cataloguing Librarian (Western & E-Resources) Connie Lam
Electronic Resources Librarian Vivian So
Technology Support Services
Associate Librarian, Technology Support Services Dr K. M. Ku
Digital Scholarship Librarian Terry Chung
Senior IT Manager Jimmy Sung
Systems Librarian Gary Wong
HKU SPACE Librarian Annabelle Pau
Archives and Special Collections
University Archives
Acting Head of Archives, Special Collections, Preservation and Conservation Garfield Lam
Special Collections
Preservation and Conservation
Head of Preservation and Conservation Lesley Liu
Assistant Rare Book Conservator Xiaoping Cai

 

 

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Chief Information Officer
University Librarian

Office: Librarian's Office, 4/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-8787
Email: flkng@hku.hk

 

 

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Director of Library Services
Fung Ping Shan Librarian

Office: Librarian's Office, 4/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-8056
Email: esther.woo@hku.hk
http://hub.hku.hk/rp/rp01436

To ensure that all patrons can enjoy efficient access to a wide array of collections and services in our diverse learning environments, I assist the University Librarian in the planning and management of resources, staff engagement as well as the collaboration with our partners on campus and beyond. As the Fung Ping Shan Librarian, I oversee the development of this oldest branch in the Libraries and promote the use of our rich collections. Your valuable inputs and support will be our impetus for continuous improvements and innovation.

 

 

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Associate Librarian, Learning and Research Services

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2241-5775
Email: yangta@hku.hk

My key role is to provide strategic leadership in planning, promoting and delivering a wide range of learning and research services across the HKU Libraries network of seven libraries. Feel free to approach a team of service-oriented and customer-centered subject librarians to learn more about how our support can be integrated into the various stages of your teaching, learning and research process.

 

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Associate Librarian, Engagement and Learning Environments

Office: 2/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-7001
Email: msfc@hku.hk

As the head of lending services, I am responsible for the planning and management of the lending services and user engagement. To provide a welcoming learning environment and quality patron-centric services in Main Library, please feel free to express your valuable thoughts and suggestions to me!

 

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Dr K. M. Ku
Associate Librarian, Technology Support Services

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2859-8068
Email: kmku@hku.hk

Users perceive academic librarians as playing a role in issues of acquisition, description, curation, preservation of print and digital materials. But I think increasingly, beyond those functions, we're also seeing some very challenging roles in the library. There are a lot of growing areas in the library. We are applying digital transformation by using digital tools, such as AI, IoT and data technologies to produce scholarship and services in new ways.
In the transition of moving from an analogue world to a digital world, my engineering and librarianship background helps to act as a kind of bridge between librarians and scholars in the university to provide vision, leadership, direction, and expertise in the planning, organization, design, and maintenance of our “Digital Library”.

 

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Administrative Services Manager

Office: Librarian's Office, 4/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-2206
Email: joanneul@hku.hk

As the Administrative Services Manager, I assist the Chief Information Officer and University Librarian and Director of Library Services in financial and personnel matters and in the provision of a conducive physical environment in the libraries to support our users’ teaching, study and research needs.

 

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Social Sciences and Business and Economics Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2859-2209
Email: ckitman@hku.hk

I am the librarian for Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Business and Economics. My major duties are to develop the library collections for Social Sciences and Business and Economics, support for Faculties' teaching, learning and research needs. I also conduct subject specific and general workshops on information literacy and literature searching. Please feel free to contact me and I am happy to work closely with you and the HKU communities.

 

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Dental Librarian
Medical Librarian

Office: Dental Library, 5th Floor and 6th Floor, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong / Medical Library, LG1, William MW Mong Block, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: Dental Library 2859-0336 / Medical Library 3917-9286
Email: lschana@hku.hk

Hello! This is Nancy. I work closely with Faculty of Dentistry and LKS Faculty of Medicine to develop and provide various services in both Dental Library and Medical Library. My colleagues and I also provide library support to your learning, teaching and research on health sciences.
Feel free to contact me directly by email or call/chat via MS Teams.

 

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Assistant Education Librarian
Assistant Librarian (Special Education Needs Support)

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-2208
Email:  csykwong@hku.hk

As the Assistant Education Librarian, I liaise closely with the Faculty members to develop the dynamic collection for education and conduct instructional activities. Working together with my team at the Education Library, we also provide support in teaching, learning and research to the university communities. Please feel free to approach me if you need any assistance.

 

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Engineering Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-4748
Email: yliu161@hku.hk

Hi, this is Fanny Liu, the Engineering Librarian. My core responsibilities include providing library instruction, research support, and library reference services. I am also responsible for collection development for Faculty of Engineering. Please feel free to contact me for any library-related matters.

 

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Law Librarian

Office: Law Library, 1/F & 2/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-2912
Email: nellycki@hku.hk

As the Law Librarian, I work closely with the Faculty of Law in developing the collection to support the learning, teaching and research needs. I also work together with a helpful team to maintain the operation of the Law Library which contains a strong collection of materials from Hong Kong and major Commonwealth jurisdictions, together with resources from the Asia-Pacific jurisdictions. Please feel free to reach out to us if you need a hand to guide you through our collection.

 

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Assistant Librarian (Outreach and Engagement)
Arts and Music Librarian

Office: 11/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-8240
Email: yinyeek@hku.hk

Hi! My name is Yin Yee. I work with the Faculty of Arts in developing the collection to support the teaching, learning, and research needs. Moreover, I am responsible for fundraising, anniversaries events, and social media as an outreach and engagement librarian. Please do follow hkulibrary on Instagram.

 

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Head of Scholarly Communication and Research Services

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2241-5841
Email: szxiao@hku.hk

As Head of Scholarly Communication and Research Services, I am in charge of the libraries research support and scholarly communication services including research data services, HKU Scholars Hub, research output management system, bibliometrics and research impact services, open access, author identifiers and profiles, tools for digital publishing and data sharing, and support for new modes of research dissemination. Please feel free to contact me if you need any library support.

 

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Science Librarian and Learning Services Coordinator

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2859-2212
Email: rsytam@hku.hk

As the Science Librarian, I work closely with Faculty members to develop the library collection, provide user education and support your research needs. Please feel free to contact me for any library-related issues.
I am also the Learning Services Coordinator mainly responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, promotion and delivery of learning services in libraries, creating learning objects and facilitating e-learning support and integration in the campus learning management system. As the Turnitin Administrator, I oversee Turnitin administration in the university in support of academic integrity through the campus-wide coordination with different departments.

 

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Assistant Service Manager, Fung Ping Shan Library

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2241-5899
Email: jackykei@hku.hk

Hi, I’m Jacky. As the Assistant Service Manager, I assist the Fung Ping Shan Librarian in managing the service provision and promotion for this oldest branch in the Libraries. I also work closely with faculty members especially those in the School of Chinese to develop the Fung Ping Shan Collections, provide learning and research support, as well as library information services. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you need any assistance.

 

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HKU SPACE Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2241-5624
Email: annkppau@hku.hk

As the HKU SPACE Librarian, I serve as the primary liaison for all library matters concerning HKU SPACE and all its subsidiary departments.

 

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Acting Head of Archives, Special Collections, Preservation and Conservation

Office: 1/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2219-4544
Email: kfglam@hku.hk

The primary duties of the University Archivist and Head of Archives and Special Collections are to select, collect, preserve and make the history of the University of Hong Kong accessible to the public. As the oldest university in Hong Kong, our University Archives (UA) collects and preserve all records regardless of formats, organically produced and accumulated by the administration, faculties and departments, as well as by alumni and staff members, as the official institutional repository of the University of Hong Kong. Whereas the Special Collections (SC) collects materials, except the University history, covering a wider scope of research interests focusing on history of Hong Kong, rare materials including rare books dated before 19th century as well as some other non-University artefacts. Materials at SC include government publications, local associations, personal papers donated by prominent Hong Kong figures and business archives founded in Hong Kong. Our Archives and Special Collections aims to provide all-round research support to staff and students, focusing on institutional and territorial wide culture and history of the University and of Hong Kong. And most importantly is to educate users to conduct primary-source research and to protect rare materials whilst appreciating their physicality and contents.

 

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Head, Preservation and Conservation

Office: 14/F, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Tel: 2554-2940
Fax: 2870 1854
Email: lyy810@hku.hk

As head of the Preservation & Conservation Division, I set priorities to preserve and facilitate access to libraries' collections. I lead a team of conservators and technicians to provide General and Special Collections conservation services and support the library's digital transformation, include binding of new and damaged materials, conservation treatments, and related preservation activities. I also collaborate with departments throughout the university and the local community regarding preservation issues as a way to expand the HKU community's and the general public's understanding of preservation and conservation.

 

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Assistant Rare Book Conservator, Preservation and Conservation

Office: 14/F, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Tel: 2554-2940
Fax: 2870 1854
Email: xcai@hku.hk

As the Assistant Rare Book Conservator, I am responsible for maintaining the library’s collection in usable condition for as long as possible. My endeavours include evaluating and performing conservation treatments for the library’s special collections; providing preservation support for digitization and exhibitions; as well as assisting with emergency response and other preservation activities.

 

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Architecture Librarian
Assistant Librarian (Digital Project)

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2859-7011
Email: lychoi@hku.hk

As the Architecture Librarian, I work closely with faculty members to develop the library collection, provide library instructional sessions and information services, and support the research needs of the faculty. Please feel free to contact me if you need any support for your learning, teaching and research. I am also the Assistant Librarian (Digital Projects) and responsible for planning and implementing digital projects identified from library collections.

 

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Head of Technical Services / Cataloguing Librarian (Western & E-Resources)

Office: HKUL Technical Services Office, 9/F Kennedy Town Centre, 23 Belcher's Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
Tel: 3921-2902
Email: csllam@hku.hk

As Head of Technical Services, I am in charge of collection development, acquisitions, cataloging and electronic resources management. My team and I provide support the curricular, research, and professional needs of the HKU community by acquiring, organizing, and providing efficient access to information in all formats.

 

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Electronic Resources Librarian

Office: 8/F, Kennedy Town Centre, 23 Belcher’s Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
Tel: 3921-2931
Email: vwyso@hku.hk

As Electronic Resources Librarian, I work closely with colleagues across different departments in coordinating, processing and managing electronic resources to support learning and research. Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions, suggestions or comments regarding the Libraries’ rich collection of electronic resources.

 

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Digital Scholarship Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2859-7002
Email: terrywmc@hku.hk

Hi, I am Terry, I work closely with colleagues in providing consultation, technical support, and project management in technology-rich scholarly projects. I am responsible for identifying and deploying tools and technologies; and also planning and developing the Library’s digital collections and digital scholarship initiatives.

 

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Senior IT Manager

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2219-4648
Email: ccsung@hku.hk

I am overseeing the IT infrastructure of the Libraries. It includes the planning, acquisition and deployment of computer network, servers and storages etc. I also manage the IT operation with a team of technical staff to ensure that the IT services provided by the Libraries are meeting the service level.

 

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Systems Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2241-5546
Email: wgary@hku.hk

I am responsible for the administration and development of library applications, such as integrated library system and discovery system. I work closely with other library units to explore and optimize system functionality to enhance library workflows.

 

Updated July 2022