Wednesday, 30 November 2016

A Date with Zalaegerszeg 與札雷格塞挌的約會

Artists: Ng, Po Lin (伍寶蓮)
Date: December 5 – 16, 2016  
Venue: New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
Artist Statement:
"A Date with Zalaegerszeg" presenting Noelle's artworks created in the artist-in-residence programme in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. Zalaegerszeg is a historical town where located in the western Hungary near the border of Austria and Slovenia.
Through this exhibition, Noelle presenting her key project "A Date with Him" - and 2 side projects, "Electrocardiogram-like drawings" and "Cherries painting". Using mixed mediums to share her life holistically during her stay in Zalaegerszeg.
A small town only 38sq mi, it has 207 pieces of statue, most of them are traditional ones but there are also some contemporary statues. Statues are famous people from the old days, such as the Kings, nobles, poets, politician… etc., and they are usually men and all look serious as classic statues.
A female soft statue Noelle has made referencing one of the sculptures in town, it is a lady statue called Lily. At specific sites Lily has interacted with selected male statues by using different body gestures, objects and composition for each execution. Based on the original story of each male statue, Noelle twisted and gave additional meaning to create a narrative with new perspectives. Apart from photographed each situation, Noelle has transformed the images to a further level by creating a new circumstances for each image to emerge in painting.
In order to breakaway from the stiff and serious statues, this project use approach of appropriation suggested surreal, ironic and playful perspective against the stereotyped statues and to give more room for imagination.
"may see like this" - See things differently by giving more imagination!

“與札雷格塞格的約會”是展示藝術家伍寶蓮Noelle參與在匈牙利的札雷格塞格鎮的藝術家駐留計劃作品。札雷格塞格是一個歷史小鎮位於匈牙利西部,並在奧地利和斯洛文尼亞的邊境附近 。
展示作品包括重點創作項目 “與他的約會”及另外兩個駐留計劃期間的小形創作“心電圖像”及“櫻桃畫”。以混合媒介分享她在札雷格塞格鎮的藝術創作過程。
“可以咁睇”- 當賦予更多想象空間時,能看到與眾不同的事情。

All are welcome to visit the exhibition during the Library's opening hours.

Monday, 28 November 2016

New Library E-Resource Available Now! 圖書館新增電子資源

Title: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics
Description: The Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics offers a systematic and comprehensive overview of the languages of China and the different ways in which they are and have been studied.  It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the languages spoken in China, today and in the past, from many different angles, as well as the different linguistic traditions they have been investigated in.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Studying Tips at the Upper-campus Libraries for the Upcoming Exams.

The final exams will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare.

1. Plan Your Study Time

Make your study schedule practical, flexible and realistic. The upper campus libraries, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library and United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library, provide over 700 seats for your quiet study during the daytime. The libraries have implemented the following special arrangements:

Late Reading Rooms in New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library and United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library are open 24 hours (Nov 24 – Dec 21, 2016).

Find a comfortable seat that works for you!

* Please be considerate and help to keep the study places clean.

2. Past Exam Papers

Go through the past exam papers to review what kind of questions have been set in the past and the relationship between the questions and the course content.

CUHK Examination Papers Database:

3. Relax

Take a short break if you feel bored or cannot concentrate on your study. Still feeling stressed? The following may help:

Stress Management Workshop@ YouTube:
(by Prof. Chan Sui Yin, Department of Psychology, CUHK and Director of Chanwuyi Research Center for Neuropsychological Well-being)

Relaxation techniques from Chanwuyi (禪武醫):
(demonstrated by Prof. Chan Sui Yin)

4. Adequate sleep

Don’t forget to have enough sleep the night before the exam.



1. 計劃你的温習時間


新亞書院圖書館及聯合多媒體圖書館的夜讀室二十四小時開放。 (2016年11月24日至12月21日)


* 請保持圖書館清潔及寧靜的學習環境。

2. 考試試題



3. 鬆一鬆


壓力管理工作坊@ YouTube:
(講者 : 陳瑞燕教授 香港中文大學心理學系教授及禪武醫心智健康研究中心總監)


4. 充足睡眠


Wednesday, 23 November 2016

New Library E-Resource Available Now! 圖書館新增電子資源

Title: Bloomsbury Collections
Coverage: 1901 – current
Description: Provides over 4,000 academic e-book titles across humanities, law and social sciences. It contains Bloomsbury's latest research publications as well as archive collections back to 1900s. Bloomsbury Collections delivers online access to scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s award-winning Academic division. Spanning the humanities and social sciences, the site features the latest research publications from Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, The Arden Shakespeare and Hart Publishing, alongside scholarship from historic imprints Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical Press. New front list collections are added each year.

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Sculpture Exhibition Series at New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library: Part I

Title: Mirror Mirage
Artist: Mok Yat San
Date: Now to 31 December, 2016
Venue: Main Entrance, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library
Organizer: Jointly presented by the Hong Kong Sculpture Society and the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library
Artist Statement: Mirage is illusive yet realistic. When a mirage meets nothingness, they create a stage of sensible and irrelevant, which represents our experience. As experience cannot be explained by languages or concepts.





Late Reading Room open 24 hours during examination period

From 9:30 p.m., November 23, 2016 to 9:00 a.m., December 22, 2016, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library will open its Late Reading Room on the lower ground floor of the Library building 24 hours daily during the examination period.
During this period, the University Security Unit will have officers patrolling the area at night to ensure the safety of the users and the good order of the Room.

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

New Library E-Resource Available Now! 圖書館新增電子資源

Coverage: 1790-1949
Description: This archive will enable students and scholars to examine a selection of records that constitute a political and social history of Western interaction with a number of Asian countries during the nineteenth century. Most of the manuscript collections in this archive consist of the British Foreign Office and United States consular and diplomatic records. These records were generally maintained in the local consular or diplomatic posts and reflect the day-to-day accounting of the activities of the indigenous populations and their national governments, the expansion of trade, and the exercise of extraterritorial rights and treaty provisions. In addition, a selection of missionary correspondence and journals has been included, as missionaries usually provided some of the earliest contact in various Asian locales with Western ideals.

Friday, 4 November 2016



Library’s Late Reading Rooms: Open To CU Link Holders Only During The Revision And Examination Period 

Due to the increased demand for students’ study spaces during the revision and examination period, access of the late reading rooms will be restricted to CU Link card holders only from 14 Nov to 22 Dec 2016, inclusive.  The late reading rooms (Chung Chi, New Asia and United College Late Reading Rooms) during that period will not be opened to other library card holders and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.