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Support of Off-Campus Study

Students can make use of the following Library guides to assist their off-campus learning:

Access to E-Resources

CUHK staff and students can access the library's subscribed e-resources remotely.

You can login through Easy Access with your CUHK login or set up a VPN connection to access the campus network using your Computing ID.

For details, please visit the Off-Campus Access to E-Resources website.

News & Update

Opening Hours

Due to safety concerns and traffic disruptions, the new opening hours of CUHK libraries during 28 Nov - 31 Dec 2019 are as follows:

All CUHK Libraries (except below), Wu Ho Man Yuen Learning Commons

Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sat & Sun closed.

Architecture Library

Open 24 hours for School of Architecture staff and students. Staffed services: Mon-Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm; Sat & Sun no services.

Li Ping Medical Library

Open 24 hours. Staffed services: Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm; Sun no services.

University Gallery


Please refer to our update news for details of special arrangements of the Library’s opening hours.

Return and Renewal of Library Items

Except for items that have been requested, all CUHK items will be automatically renewed until the maximum loan period is reached. Auto-renewal does not apply to HKALL and ILL items as they are not CUHK items. Please return these items or renew them online via your own account.

Fines for library items that could not be returned or renewed online since the Library closes on 11 Nov 2019 will not be accrued, until the libraries are reopened.

Library users who have left Hong Kong but were not able to return their loan(s) due to library closure, can return their loan(s) by 20 Jan 2020 and there will be no overdue fines.

Temporary Arrangement of JULAC Card Holders' Access

CUHK JULAC Card Holders

Due to exceptional circumstances access to other university libraries using a JULAC card is uncertain. Please check with the library you are hoping to visit in advance when they reopen.

Non-CUHK JULAC Card Holders

CUHK has implemented campus access management measures effective 20 Nov 2019, it is advised to plan your visit to the CUHK Libraries at a later date.

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Phone us at

  • University Library: 3943 7306
  • Architecture Library: 3943 6599
  • Chung Chi College Library: 3943 6969
  • Learning Garden: 3943 9730
  • Law Library: 3943 8641
  • Legal Resources Centre: 3943 0927
  • Li Ping Medical Library: 3505 2459
  • New Asia College Library: 3943 7655
  • United College Library: 3943 7564

WhatsApp us at 5578 8898

For in-depth help, please contact your relevant Faculty Liaison Librarian

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