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May 07 2021

[EXHIBITION 展覽] Extraordinary Encounters: Malou Hung’s Bookplates exhibition 扉凡邂逅:熊愛儀藏書票

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[EXHIBITION 展覽] Extraordinary Encounters: Malou Hung’s Bookplates exhibition 扉凡邂逅:熊愛儀藏書票

Extraordinary Encounters: Malou Hung’s Bookplates exhibition

The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) and the Libraries of The University of Hong Kong will present Extraordinary Encounters: Malou Hung’s Bookplates from May 18 to June 6, 2021. Curated by Sarah Ng, the exhibition employs a cross-cultural perspective for visualising Chinese material culture through the bookplates (ex libris) of celebrated Hong Kong artist Malou Oi Yee Hung.

A bookplate is generally a small print placed on the inside front cover or free endpaper of a book to show ownership. In an era in which the popularity of print media continues to decline, the practice of including bookplates is fast becoming a dying art. Extraordinary Encounters refers to the surprising ways in which we still encounter bookplates during the act of reading. Alternatively, it stands for the remarkable encounters possible when viewing Hung’s images, which go well beyond the general expectations of standard bookplates. These encounters have the ability to transport audiences across time and space, allowing for the appreciation of ancient artworks and diverse Hong Kong neighbourhoods as viewed from the artist’s extraordinary perspective.

Bookplates have been appreciated for centuries as technically refined and beautiful artworks, as well as critical materials for learning about the history of art, printing, books and design. Many of the works on display here pay homage to everyday life in Hong Kong’s bygone eras—informed by elements of traditional Chinese culture—which forms an invaluable resource for the study of Chinese art and Hong Kong heritage.

The exhibition also highlights historical objects from UMAG’s collection, and items displayed online as part of a complementary virtual exhibition. The exhibition’s five sections range from daily life in bygone eras to the material culture and craftsmanship of Imperial China: Rituals and Daily Life, Collected, Superfluous Things, Revisiting and Craftsmanship. The bookplates are juxtaposed with items from UMAG’s permanent collection and printmaking tools.

Details of the Exhibition (Main Library)
Period: May 18, 2021 (Tuesday) to June 6, 2021 (Sunday)
Opening Hours:
8:30am–11:00pm (Monday to Friday)
8:30am–7:00pm (Saturday)
10:00am–7:00pm (Sunday)
Please refer to the HKU Libraries website for public holidays’ opening hours: https://lib.hku.hk/general/hours/index.html
Venue: Atrium, 2/F, Main Library, HKU, Pokfulam
Tel/Email: (852) 3917 2203 (General Enquiry) / libis@hku.hk
Admission: Free
Website: https://lib.hku.hk

Other enquiries (UMAG)
Tel: (852) 2241 5500
Email: museum@hku.hk
Admission: Free
Website: https://www.umag.hku.hk/en/

 

《扉凡邂逅:熊愛儀藏書票》展覽

香港大學美術博物館和港大圖書館將於2021年5月18日至6月6日呈獻《扉凡邂逅:熊愛儀藏書票》,由吳秀華策劃展覽。透過著名藏書票藝術家熊愛儀的作品,從跨文化的角度,展示中國傳統文化和藝術如何表現源自西方的藏書票(ex libris)。藏書票通常是一張特製的小形版畫,貼在書的扉頁,作為書籍擁有人的憑證,猶如藏書者的簽名一樣。在印刷和實體書式微的時代,藏書票自然也愈趨罕見,甚至連讀書人亦未必見過實體藏書票。

展覽以「扉凡邂逅」命名,意指翻閱書籍時,意外發現其扉頁上貼有精緻小巧的藏書票,是非一般的小確幸。觀眾能一次過飽覽熊愛儀創作的多張精選藏書票,了解藏書票既是實用的,也有非凡的藝術價值。熊愛儀半生與藏書票藝術邂逅、結緣,透過她的藏書票和其非凡的視角,帶領觀眾穿越時空與地域,欣賞傳統中國藝術,以及重遊書票上呈現的香港今昔。

是次展出的大部分作品均從日常生活獲取靈感,主要以中國傳統的元素和題材,表現昔日的時地人物。過去幾百年來,藏書票除了因為其藝術價值、巧奪天工的創作技法而獲欣賞和收藏外,也是認識藝術史、印刷史、書籍史、設計史和東西文化交流演變的參考。這次於圖書館的實體展覽和港大美術博物館的網上虛擬展覽,除了藏書票外,相信能有助觀眾了解中國藝術及文化遺產,包括港大美術博物館的藏品。展覽分五個主題:活色生香、情牽方寸、雅俗共賞、故地重遊和巧奪天工,並與港大美術博物館藏品及版畫製作工具並列展出。

展覽詳情 (港大圖書館)
展出日期:2021年5月18日(星期二)至2021年6月6日(星期日)
開放時間:
星期一至星期五,上午8時30分至下午11時
星期六,上午8時30分至下午7時
星期日,上午10時至下午7時
有關公衆假期之開放時間,請參閲圖書館之網站:https://lib.hku.hk/general/hours/index.html
地點:香港薄扶林港大圖書館二樓中庭展覽廳
電話/ 電郵:(852) 3917 2203 / libis@hku.hk
費用:免費入場
詳情請參閱:https://lib.hku.hk
其他查詢(港大美術博物館)
電話:(852)2241 5500
電郵:museum@hku.hk 
費用:免費入場
網站:http://www.umag.hku.hk/tc/  

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Apr 23 2021

NOW AVAILABLE – 13 May 2021 – HKALL e-form request temporarily unavailable

UPDATE: HKALL eForm is NOW Available.

Thank you for your patience.

 

The HKALL eForm request is temporarily unavailable from Find@HKUL

Please submit your request to us by completing the Interlibrary Loan form with necessary information. http://lib.hku.hk/cgi-bin/illiad/hua/sso_oclc

To learn more about Interlibrary Loan and Article Delivery Services go to https://lib.hku.hk/mainlib/ill.html

For enquiries, please contact our Lending Service Counter (email: libcir@hku.hk / tel: 3917-2202) for assistances.

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Apr 22 2021

HKU Yu Chun Keung Medical Library Extended Opening Hours 3 – 24 May 2021

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2021 May-Medical Library Extended Opening Hours

Extended Opening Hours 2021 May - Medical Library

 

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Apr 22 2021

HKU Main Library Extended Opening Hours 3-24 May 2021

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2021 May-Main Library Extended Opening Hours

Extended Opening Hours 2021 May - Main Library

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Apr 22 2021

HKU Libraries – Sustainable Development Goals Exhibition

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2021 April SDG Exhibition

Sustainable Development Goals Exhibition

In support of Earth Day 2021 and in collaboration with The University of Hong Kong Common Core and Women’s Research Studies Centre, the Main Library is pleased to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by coordinating the Sustainable Development Goals exhibition at the 2nd Floor Atrium/Exhibition Area of the Main Library from 21 April – 9 May 2021.

The Member States of the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by General Assembly resolution A/RES/70/1 of 25 September 2015. The resolution aims to achieve these seventeen goals by 2030 to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change while ensuring that no one is left behind.

Each of the seventeen goals are highlighted at the Global Level, in Hong Kong, Actions at HKU and most importantly What You Can Do.

2021 April Library Garden ReadingList

To complement the exhibition and signify the Libraries’ collaboration with the HKU Edible Spaces in the Library Bird and Butterfly Garden near the main entrance, a selection of library books will be on display and compiled into an electronic ReadingList providing information on gardening, birds and butterflies in the garden and permaculture. A label can be found on most the plants in the Garden with its name and a QR code which leads visitors to a relevant website for educational information.

The SDG exhibition banners, ReadingLists, Workshops and Actions at HKU are also available on the dedicated website HKU Libraries and SDGs – Sustainable Development Goals. https://www.hkulsdg.hku.hk

Details of the Exhibition

Date: 21 April – 9 May 2021

Venue: Atrium/Exhibition Area, 2/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Time: During Main Library Opening Hours
Closed on Public Holidays [http://lib.hku.hk/general/hours.html]

For enquiries, please contact:  Ms Charis Lai, Tel 2859 8903 / Mr Gary Chin, Tel: 2859 2211

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Apr 22 2021

HKU Libraries Labour Day Hours 1 May 2021

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2021 April-Labour Day Hours

Library Opening Hours during Labour Day

1 May 2021 (Labour Day)

Main Library, Media Services, Fung Ping Shan Library, and Special Collections: 10 am – 7 pm

Main Library Level 3 Collaboration Zone & Study Zone: 10 am – 6:30 pm

Borrowing service available until 6:30 pm.

Main Library will be fully closed for cleaning between 9 am and 10 am.

Law Library: 10 am – 5 pm

Borrowing service available until 4:30 pm.

Medical Library: 10 am – 5 pm

The 24-hour Study Room will close at 5 pm.

Borrowing service available until 4:45 pm.

Dental Library, Education Library, and Music Library: Closed.

Main Library G/F (except e-learning lab & Joseph Needham Room) remains open for use by CURRENT STAFF and CURRENT STUDENTS ONLY.

For enquiries, please call 3917-2203 or 3917-2202.

 

Best wishes
Peter Sidorko
University Librarian

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Apr 16 2021

Library Opening Hours – 19 Apr 2021 to 2 May 2021 + 1 May 2021 (Labour Day) + 19 May 2021 (Buddha’s Birthday)

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Library Opening Hours

19 Apr 2021 to 2 May 2021 (Except 1 May & 19 May)

Library Monday to Friday
Main Library 8:30am – 11:00pm
Collaboration Zone & Study Zone (Level 3) 8:30am – 10:30pm
Overnight Open Area (G/F except e-Learning Lab & Joseph Needham Room) 11:00pm – 7:30 am of the following day
Fung Ping Shan Library 8:30am – 11:00pm
Media Services 8:30am – 11:00pm
      Library Innovation Centre
Special Collections 9:00am – 7:00pm
Dental Library 8:30am – 10:00pm
Tin Ka Ping Education Library 9:00am – 7:00pm
Lui Che Woo Law Library 9:00am – 9:00pm
Music Library 9:00am – 7:00pm
Yu Chun Keung Medical Library 9:00am – 10:00pm
24-hour Study Room 9:00am – 10:00pm

 

Library Saturday
Main Library 8:30am – 7:00pm
Collaboration Zone & Study Zone (Level 3) 8:30am – 6:30pm
Overnight Open Area (G/F except e-Learning Lab & Joseph Needham Room) 7:00pm – 9:00 am of the following day
Fung Ping Shan Library 8:30am – 7:00pm
Media Services 8:30am – 7:00pm
Library Innovation Centre
Special Collections 9:00am – 7:00pm
Dental Library Closed
Tin Ka Ping Education Library 9:00am – 1:00pm
Lui Che Woo Law Library 9:00am – 7:00pm
Music Library Noon – 5:00pm
Yu Chun Keung Medical Library 9:00am – 7:00pm
24-hour Study Room 9:00am – 7:00pm

 

Library Sunday
Main Library 10:00am – 7:00pm
Collaboration Zone & Study Zone (Level 3) 10:00am – 6:30pm
Overnight Open Area (G/F except e-Learning Lab & Joseph Needham Room) 7:00pm – 7:30 am of the following day
Fung Ping Shan Library 10:00am – 7:00pm
Media Services 10:00am – 7:00pm
Library Innovation Centre
Special Collections 10:00am – 7:00pm
Dental Library Closed
Tin Ka Ping Education Library Closed
Lui Che Woo Law Library 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Music Library Closed
Yu Chun Keung Medical Library

24-hour Study Room

10:00am – 5:00pm

10:00am – 5:00pm

1 May 2021 (Labour Day)

Library Saturday
Main Library 10:00am – 7:00pm
Collaboration Zone & Study Zone (Level 3) 10:00am – 6:30pm
Overnight Open Area (G/F except e-Learning Lab & Joseph Needham Room) 7:00pm – 9:00 am of the following day
Fung Ping Shan Library 10:00am – 7:00pm
Media Services 10:00am – 7:00pm
Library Innovation Centre
Special Collections 10:00am – 7:00pm
Dental Library Closed
Tin Ka Ping Education Library Closed
Lui Che Woo Law Library 10:00am – 5:00pm
Music Library Closed
Yu Chun Keung Medical Library

24-hour Study Room

10:00am – 5:00pm

10:00am – 5:00pm

 

19 May 2021 (Buddha’s Birthday)

Library Wednesday
Main Library (Except non-overnight area) 8:30am – 6:00am of the following day
Non-overnight area:
e-Learning Lab & Joseph Needham Room (G/F)

Old Wing (2/F)Collaboration Zone (Level 3)
10:00am – 6:30pm
Fung Ping Shan Library 8:30am – 6:00am of the following day
         Old Wing (5/F) 10:00am – 7:00pm
Media Services 10:00am – 7:00pm
Library Innovation Centre
Special Collections 10:00am – 7:00pm
Dental Library Closed
Tin Ka Ping Education Library Closed
Lui Che Woo Law Library 10:00am – 5:00pm
Music Library Closed
Yu Chun Keung Medical Library

24-hour Study Room

10:00am – 5:00pm

5 pm – 9 am of the following day

 

24 May 2021 – 28 May 2021

Library Monday to Friday
Main Library 8:30am – 11:00pm
Collaboration Zone & Study Zone (Level 3) 8:30am – 10:30pm
Overnight Open Area (G/F except e-Learning Lab & Joseph Needham Room) 11:00pm – 7:30 am of the following day
Fung Ping Shan Library 8:30am – 11:00pm
Media Services 8:30am – 11:00pm
      Library Innovation Centre
Special Collections 9:00am – 7:00pm
Dental Library 8:30am – 10:00pm
Tin Ka Ping Education Library 9:00am – 7:00pm
Lui Che Woo Law Library 9:00am – 9:00pm
Music Library 9:00am – 7:00pm
Yu Chun Keung Medical Library 9:00am – 10:00pm
24-hour Study Room 10:00 pm – 9:00 am of the following day

 

 

 

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Mar 01 2021

Extension of Access to University Facilities for Class of 2021

Dear Class of 2021,

Although graduation is some way off, I am glad to let you know that the University is extending your access to the following facilities until next summer, August 31, 2022:

University Libraries, Chi Wah Learning Commons and the Sports Centre.

You only need to present your HKU Student Card for access after completion of your studies. We hope this will enhance your campus experience.

More details: www.newgrads.alumni.hku.hk/facility-access-2021

The Development & Alumni Affairs Office (DAAO) will be your point of contact with your alma mater.

In the meantime, I wish you all the best for your finals and for the next chapter in your life.

With warmest wishes,
Professor Ian Holliday

Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)

Access for Class of 2021 Weblink for details
Libraries Including:

– Borrowing Privileges (HKU Graduate: 48 books, 6 audio-visual materials)

– Remote Access to SELECTED electronic resources which may be changed by the University Libraries without prior notice. (click to see the list)

– uPrint printing service

– PCs and study tables

Equivalent to Circle of Friends (Platinum): https://lib.hku.hk/cof/For updated access policy and service level, please refer to: https://lib.hku.hk/index.html

Notes:

  • The above shall be eligible for access by graduands of the Class of 2021 with their HKU Student Cards until August 31, 2022.
  • The access is eligible to the Year 2021 graduands of the following HKU programmes: Undergraduate, Taught Postgraduate, Research Postgraduate, Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma. The list does not include HKU SPACE.
  • For those graduands who have lost their HKU Student Cards, they can apply for the Facility Access Card by filling in this form.
  • For graduands who will be admitted to the HKU postgraduate programmes, when issued with a new HKU Student Card, their level of facility access as postgraduates will override their “Class of 2021” status.

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Jan 15 2021

Introducing SCAN2EMAIL service at the Libraries, a free go-green service

Scan to email service

Introducing SCAN2EMAIL service at the Libraries

The University Libraries is pleased to announce the implementation of SCAN2EMAIL service, a free go-green service.

The SCAN2EMAIL service is now available in the Main Library and all Branch Libraries.

Benefits of SCAN2EMAIL at the Libraries:

  • Free Service
  • Saves paper and printing
  • Flexible and easy to use
  • High speed
  • Single point for printing, photocopying and scanning at uPrint printers.

For more details and technical support, go to https://lib.hku.hk/techsupport/photocopy.html#Scan or feel free to email us or visit any library counter.

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Oct 22 2020

Teaching by Design for the U. N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Workshop

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Teaching by Design for the U. N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Workshop poster

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

As part of the Design Thinking Series for Teachers and Librarians in HKU Universities, Colleges, and Schools, our fourth annual workshop Teaching by Design for the U. N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be held on Saturday, 7 November 2020, via Zoom. The workshop is completely free and will be conducted in English.

You are most welcome to check out more details of the workshop and register through our webpage. Registration is open until 1 November.  Please also help to share this message and the attached poster with your colleagues, staff and those who are interested in enhancing teaching and learning in the Hong Kong community through Design Thinking and SDGs. We look forward to your participation.

Organizing Group:

Gray Kochhar-Lindgren (The University of Hong Kong)

King L. Chow (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Esther Woo (The University of Hong Kong)

Luisa Mok (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Nicol Pan (Tsz Shan Institute)

 

Date:                                       7 November 2020, Saturday

Time:                                      9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Venue:                                    Zoom Conference

Language:                              English

Details and Registration:   https://lib.hku.hk/teachbydesign/sdg2020.html

Registration Closes:            2 November 2020, Monday

Admission:                           Free

HKU Libraries Website: http://lib.hku.hk/

Connect with the Libraries on social media:
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/hkulib/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/HKULibrariesCollection

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/hkulibrary/

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