Tuesday, May 26, 2020

New PubMed is here

A new version of the PubMed database comes live now.  It provides new and updated features including a responsive design to improve the mobile experience as well as modern design interface, and improved search capabilities based on machine learning algorithms.

Monday, May 4, 2020

Online Payment for Library Fees & Fines

Users may now make payment online for library fees and fines by credit card. Click here for how to.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Limited library services starting 27 April 2020

Starting from 27 April, CUHK libraries are closed except:

•    Li Ping Medical Library (24/7 unstaffed)

•    Part of the University Library's Learning Garden is open for CUHK students and staff (unstaffed, 10am-10pm, Mon-Fri & 10am-6pm, Sat, except Sun & public holidays).

    • Enter through the University Library  After Hours Entrance.  
    • Bring your own devices when visiting the Libraries.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Medical Library re-opens on 14 April

Starting from 14 April, the Li Ping Medical Library is open 24/7 unstaffed.  Users are reminded of the following precautionary health measures when visit the library:
  • Users are required to wear face mask and keep appropriate social distancing inside the library.
  • Seating has been re-arranged in a way to ensure there is appropriate buffer between seats.
  • The PC Lab and leisure reading room are temporarily closed.
  • To prevent spreading the virus, library computer stations are suspended. Please bring your own computer devices when visiting the library.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

New Drug Interaction Checker in DynaMed

The DynaMed has introduced a new Drug Interaction Checker. With this Drug Interaction Checker you can quickly check for potentially harmful drug interactions:

  • Check a patient’s entire medication list at the same time
  • Understand the severity of the interaction using the 5-point severity rating and supporting evidence
  • View results by severity, documentation and type of drug interaction
  • Search by brand and generic names of drugs
  • Interpret quality and type of interaction evidence with a four-level documentation rating system

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Free Online Courses on Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

As part of the knowledge transfer endeavour of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), 10 free online courses supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine are now open for registration until 31 March 2021 and registered students are allowed to study the courses until 30 April 2021. A certificate of completion will be issued for participants who have successfully completed each course.

Please visit the relevant links below to find out more about the courses:
For enquiry, please email ccouc@cuhk.edu.hk

Limited library services starting 17 February 2020

To minimize the risk of spreading the Novel Coronavirus, CUHK libraries are closed except:
  •  Li Ping Medical Library (24/7 unstaffed) 
  • Part of the University Library's Learning Garden is open for CUHK students and staff (unstaffed, 8:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri & 10am-4pm, Sat, except public holidays). Please bring your own devices when visiting the Learning Garden.
Please refer to our update news for details of special arrangements of Library services.