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

General Enquiry

3917 2202   Email a Librarian

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

 
3917 2115
3917 2207
3910 3760
 
2517 8647
2857 2048
2870 1854
 
hkua@hku.hk
libspeco@hku.hk
preserve@hku.hk
Learning and Research Services
- Scholars Hub
- Research Data Services
3910 3912
3910 2785
2549 0405
 

 

Lending Services and Learning Environments
- Borrowing and Returning
- Library Access/Library Cards
- Interlibrary Loans/Photocopying
 
3917 2202
3917 5945
 

2517 4615

 

 

Media Services (co-branded LES) 3917 7007 2857 2048  
Technical Services
- Acquisitions
- Cataloguing
- Gifts & Exchange
 
3921 2926
3921 2923
3921 2949
2546 5340  

 

Technology Support Services
- Systems(Network & Web Enquiry)
3917 5762 2549 0405  
Branch Libraries
Dental Library 2859 0402    
Tin Ka Ping Education Library 3917 2202    
Fung Ping Shan Library 3917 2202 2858 9420  
Lui Che Woo Law Library 3917 2914 2548 0143  
Music Library 3917 2218    
Yu Chun Keung Medical Library 3917 9215 2855 9343  

 

 

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 (Technology Support Services) Dr K. M. Ku
Subject Services
Architecture Librarian Katherine Choi
Arts and Music Librarian Y. Y. Kwan
Business and Economics Librarian Kitman Chan
Assistant Service Manager, Dental Library Chloe Cheng
Assistant Education Librarian Vacant
Engineering Librarian Fanny Liu
Law Librarian Vacant
Assistant Medical Librarian Dr Wilson Tang
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 Vacant
Learning Services Coordinator Rebecca Tam
Assistant Service Manager (Learning Services and Special Education Needs Support) Alice Chan
Assistant Fung Ping Shan Librarian Jacky Li
Learning Experience Instructor Cindy Liang
Research Services Librarian Stella Chow
Research Services Librarian Florence Ng
Lending Services and Learning Environments
Acting Head of Lending Services and Learning Environments Patrick Kwan
Assistant Services Manager, Lending Services Apple Sin
Outreach and Engagement
Assistant Librarian (Outreach and Engagement) Y. Y. Kwan
Technical Services
Head of Technical Services Vacant
Assistant Services Manager (Acquisitions and Electronic Resources) Horatius Li
Assistant Services Manager (Collection Development) Ashley Kong
Assistant Services Manager (Cataloguing/Metadata - Physical Resources & Authorities) Choy Wai Ming
Assistant Services Manager (Cataloguing/Metadata - Electronic Resources & Digital projects) Vivian Chow
Technology Support Services
Associate Librarian, Technology Support Services Dr K. M. Ku
Senior IT Manager Jimmy Sung
Digital Scholarship Librarian Terry Chung
Systems Librarian Gary Wong
Assistant Librarian (Digital Project) Katherine Choi
Assistant Librarian (Data Services & Information Research) Mahboobani Vanessa Ramesh
IT Manager Jack Lo
IT Manager Katie Kwong
Executive Officer (Digital Scholarship and Data Analytics) Jessica Lee
Archives and Special Collections
University Archives
Acting Head of Archives, Special Collections, Preservation and Conservation Garfield Lam
Special Collections
Assistant Services Manager, Archives, Special Collections and Preservation & Conservation Ally Cheung
Preservation and Conservation
Head of Preservation and Conservation Lesley Liu
Book and Paper 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, including HKU SPACE. 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: 3917-5775
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, Technology Support Services

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-8068
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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Social Sciences and Business and Economics Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3910-2669
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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Assistant Service Manager, Dental Library

Office: Dental Library, 6/F Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun
Tel: 3910-2985
Email: yfcheng@hku.hk

Hi, I am Chloe Cheng, the Assistant Service Manager of the Dental Library. I work closely with the Faculty of Dentistry to help on collection development and a variety of library services to support learning, teaching and research needs. Feel free to contact me directly by email or call/chat via MS Teams.

 

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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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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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Assistant Medical Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-9286
Email: wtwilson@hku.hk

As a Ph.D. graduated from the University of Hong Kong, I am sure my past experience can help you to pass through many difficulties. My major duties are assisting staffs and students in collecting information, conducting general workshops and supporting any learning, teaching and research needs. Please feel free to contact me if you need any support.

 

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Science Librarian and Learning Services Coordinator

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-2212
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 (Learning Services and Special Education Needs Support)

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-7071
Email: alicectc@hku.hk 

As the Assistant Service Manager (Learning Services and Special Education Needs Support), I am mainly responsible for providing teaching and learning support to library users and promoting essential information literacy skills. I collaborate closely with university departments to ensure the provision of academic resources and support for individuals with diverse learning needs. Please feel free to contact me if you need any assistance. 

 

 

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Assistant Fung Ping Shan Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-5899
Email: jackykei@hku.hk

Hi, I’m Jacky. As Assistant Fung Ping Shan Librarian, 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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Learning Experience Instructor

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3910-3911
Email: cindylxy@hku.hk

I am a Learning Experience Instructor within the Learning and Research Services team at HKU Libraries. My primary objective is to provide university students with enriching learning experiences while also fostering the improvement of their digital skills and knowledge. I achieve this by meticulously crafting, developing, presenting, and assessing instructional materials. Additionally, I collaborate closely with faculty members, staff, and various educational institutions to guarantee the effectiveness and efficiency of our training programmes.

 

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Research Services Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3910-3912
Email: stlachow@hku.hk

I am Stella. I am responsible for maintaining the Research Information Management System (RIMS), managing the Scholars Hub, and providing bibliometrics and research impact services.
If you have any queries or require assistance with RIMS, Scholars Hub, or research support, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am here to support and assist you with your research needs.

 

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Research Services Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3910-2785
Email: fnty@hku.hk

Hi, I’m Florence. As the Research Services Librarian, I am mainly responsible for research data services and scholarly communication services, including support for research data management and DataHub, the institutional data repository, promotion and implementation of open access initiatives, as well as delivery of research services library instruction. Please feel free to contact me if you need any assistance.

 

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Acting Head of Archives, Special Collections, Preservation and Conservation

Office: 1/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-4544
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: 3910-2980
Fax: 2870-1854
Email: lyy810@hku.hk

As head of the Preservation & Conservation (Preservation Centre), I set priorities to preserve and facilitate access to all kinds of collections. I lead a team of conservators and technicians to provide preservation and conservation service to the general and rare collections. Our work includes binding and rebinding, paper and book repair, preventive conservation, exhibition preparation, digitization support, public outreach and education. We also collaborate with departments throughout the university and local community on various preservation needs as a way to expand the HKU community's and the general public's understanding of preservation and conservation.

 

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Book and Paper Conservator, Preservation and Conservation

Office: 14/F, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Tel: 3910-2979
Fax: 2870 1854
Email: xcai@hku.hk

As the Book and Paper 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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Acting Head of Lending Services and Learning Environments

Office: Media Services Office, 2/F, Main Library, , The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-8726
Email: homingkwan@hku.hk

 

 

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Assistant Service Manager, Lending Services

Office: 2/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-4710
Email: jiehui@hku.hk

Hi, I am Apple. As the Assistant Service Manager of Lending Services, my core responsibilities include managing the service provision of my team, library collections and facilities. Please feel free to contact me for any lending services related matters.

 

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Architecture Librarian
Assistant Librarian (Digital Project)

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-7011
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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Assistant Service Manager, Archives, Special Collections and Preservation & Conservation

Office: 1/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-4545
Email: allycheung@hku.hk

As Assistant Service Manager, my major responsibilities include supervising the daily operations of the Special Collections, the collection development of Hong Kong Collection, handling enquiries and compiling finding aids and subject guides to facilitate access to Hong Kong-related materials and archival collections. Please feel free to contact me if you need any library support for your study and research.

 

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Assistant Services Manager (Acquisitions and Electronic Resources)

Office: HKUL Technical Services Office, 8/F Kennedy Town Centre, 23 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-0948
Email: horatius@hku.hk

 

 

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Assistant Services Manager (Collection Development)

Office: HKUL Technical Services Office, 9/F Kennedy Town Centre, 23 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-2353
Email: askong@hku.hk

I assist librarians with formulation of collection development policies and decisions by conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses and research on our library’s collections, with an aim to support the University’s research, teaching and learning. The library as an ancient institution has undergone countless historical shifts and critical challenges through thousands of years of human civilization. From bamboo slips in Qin China to papyrus scrolls in Ptolemaic Alexandria, from printed books to contemporary digital transformation, knowledge and enduring wisdom continue to transcend carriers and formats. My current work in collection development is concerned with finding practical solutions to navigate the transition to emerging formats and new modes of library access, while mitigating risks, minimizing unnecessary loss in the process and paving ahead for a sustainable future.

 

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Assistant Services Manager (Cataloguing/Metadata - Physical Resources & Authorities)

Office: HKUL Technical Services Office, 9/F Kennedy Town Centre, 23 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-0919
Email: wmchoy@hku.hk

As an assistant cataloguing manager, my daily works are creating bibliographical records for library print resources and authority records for authors. I’m also responsible for cataloguing Chinese rare resources. Hope the library catalogue can support teachers and student’s teaching and researching.

 

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Assistant Services Manager (Cataloguing/Metadata - Resources & Digital projects)

Office: HKUL Technical Services Office, 9/F Kennedy Town Centre, 23 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-0911
Email: wcchow01@hku.hk

As the Assistant Services Manager (Cataloguing/Metadata - Resources & Digital projects), my major responsibilities include assisting the section head in overseeing day-to-day operation of the Cataloguing Department, handling cataloguing queries, creating & maintaining the bibliographic records of library electronic resources; and also the metadata processing for digital collections.

 

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Senior IT Manager

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-4648
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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Digital Scholarship Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-7002
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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Systems Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-5546
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.

 

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Data Services & Information Research Librarian

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3910-3473
Email: vanessamvr@hku.hk

As a Data Services & Information Research Librarian, I am dedicated to conduct valuable and insightful data analytics and develop practical solutions of data management on data visualization in order to maximize the data value to support different stakeholders in their pursuits and data driven decision-making.

 

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IT Manager

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-2201
Email: katiekwg@hku.hk

My role involves overseeing the library systems and providing comprehensive IT support to ensure that it operates efficiently and effectively. I work closely with colleagues to identify areas for improvement and implement solutions that will enhance our patrons' experience and optimize our operations. I am passionate about using my expertise to make the library a welcoming and inclusive space for all.

 

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IT Manager

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3917-8902
Email: chunyuel@hku.hk

As a member of TSS team member, my colleagues and I are dedicated to providing support for our library services and systems. My responsibilities encompass a wide range of tasks including managing IT infrastructure, developing online systems, analyzing data, troubleshooting technical issues, and providing technical support to our library colleagues on various projects.

 

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Executive Officer (Digital Scholarship and Data Analytics)

Office: 5/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 3910-2967
Email: lkyjess@hku.hk

I specialize in leveraging data-driven insights and employing analytics techniques to enhance digital scholarship initiatives. My expertise spans data analytics, data visualisation, and the application of data-driven insights to support informed decision-making and maximize the value of digital scholarship endeavours.

 

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