Tag Archives: University of Hong Kong Libraries

HKU Libraries to extend therapy dog programme

(4 March 2018) Jasper, a rescued old English Sheepdog, helped current HKU students and staff experience a better academic life through a new pilot programme launched on December 11, 2017. For six days, seventy-eight current students and staff of the University were able to book a thirty-minute session with Jasper, to play, enjoy his company, […]


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University of Hong Kong hiring Deputy Librarian/Fung Ping Shan Librarian in the University Libraries

(23 October 2017) Applications are invited for appointment to commence in March 2018, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants should have a good university degree plus a recognised professional qualification in library and information science (MLS or equivalent), with at least 10 years’ appropriate post-qualification experience in academic libraries, of […]


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Registration open for Data Science Winter Institute in Hong Kong

(23 October 2017) From 7-8 December 2017, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, the iSchool Asia-Pacific Chapter & the University of Hong Kong will be organizing a Data Science Winter Institute at the University of Hong Kong. This Winter Institute will equip iProfessionals with the latest marketable knowledge and skills, especially in data science, which are […]


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University of Hong Kong hiring Administrative Assistant I (holding the functional title of Reference and Outreach Archivist) in the University Archives

(13 May 2017) The appointee will be expected to: (a) provide guidance, access and research support to faculty, students and scholars in the use of archival collections; (b) provide expert and in-depth assistance in the use of collections when processed; (c) work with faculty to incorporate University Archives materials into their teaching and scholarship; (d) […]


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Libraries at the Crossroads

(20 December 2016) Following on from the successful Institutes held since 2003, the University of Hong Kong Libraries is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Library Leadership Institute with the theme of Libraries at the Crossroads: Challenges for Leadership. This residential Institute will provide library directors and senior librarians from the Asia region with the […]


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HKU Libraries wins gold award

(14 April 2015) University Librarian, Peter Sidorko has announced that the HKU Libraries’ website, http://lib.hku.hk/, has taken its first gold award in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2015, jointly organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Equal Opportunities Commission, Hong Kong. The accessibility features include all functions being performed […]


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University of Hong Kong Library User Survey 2014 – survey results

(8 January 2015) The Library User Survey which was conducted between 13th and 26th October 2014. Over 1,200 library users had the opportunity to evaluate the performance of the Main Library and the six branch libraries. The survey showed a better performance compared to the 2013 survey. The numbers are crunched here.


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University of Hong Kong hiring Medical Librarian

(17 September 2014) Applications are invited for appointment as Medical Librarian (at the rank of Associate Librarian) in the University Libraries, to commence from 1 January 2015, on a fixed-term basis of two to three years, with the possibility of renewal. The closing date is 7 November 2014. Read the notice here.


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Library conferences in Asia 2019

Keep up to date with what’s happening in libraries in the region. If you have a conference to announce, please send its details to marketing@igroupnet.com. A searchable version of this list which includes conferences held in the past ten years is here. 2019 November 2019 National Library and Information Technicians Symposium 2019 Discover Diversify Dive […]


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ETD 2013 Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong Libraries and Hong Kong Public Libraries are co-organisers of the 16th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2013), that will be held for the first time in Hong Kong. This Conference will be held from September, 23rd to 26th, 2013. The theme of ETD 2013 is: Asian Values, […]


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The 11th Annual Library Leadership Institute to take place in Taiwan

The Hong Kong University Library and National Central Library, Taiwan, will co-host the 11th Annual Library Leadership Institute, 10-14 May 2013 in Taipei. The theme for this workshop is “Repositioning Libraries and Librarians for the Next Generation.” This residential Institute will provide library directors and senior librarians from the Asia region with the opportunity to […]


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Celebrating the Centenary: Gems of The University of Hong Kong Libraries

From 29 November 2012 to 27 January 2013 The University Libraries and The University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, are delighted to jointly present an exhibition “Celebrating the Centenary: Gems of the University of Hong Kong Libraries” to commemorate the centenary of University Libraries and the eightieth anniversary of the establishment […]


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