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This guide introduces selected reference resources on Hong Kong Studies available in the CUHK Library and on the Internet. For assistance, please send your questions via Live Chat or contact the relevant faculty liaison librarian.
DSD Standard Drawings
Contains standard drawings in PDF format from the Hong Kong Drainage Services Department (DSD), good for studying wastewater and stormwater drainage services, as well as flood protection and sewage treatment.
Refugees, Relief, and Resettlement: Forced Migration and World War II
Coverage: 1930 - 1960
Sourced from British Foreign Office Files at the UK National Archives, British Library, National Archives and Records Administration (US) and World Jewish Relief. It archives the refugees across Asia, Europe and North America from 1933 to 1960. Researchers can locate Jewish from China, immigration of Jewish to Hong Kong, transfer of Jewish refugees from Austria to Germany, and subjects of a rich variety.
China and the Modern World Part 4: Hong Kong, Britain, China: the Rise and Fall of Empires (1841-1951)
Presents the British government documents on colonial Hong Kong which digitized from the British Colonial Office records grouped under the CO 129 Series. The collection contains information on the political, military, social, economic, and external development of Hong Kong. Each volume comes with a contents list, or a précis of each letter giving the name of correspondent, date of letter and subject matter.
Important Academic Journals
Faculty Liaison Librarian (Faculty of Arts)