Project: Visible importance of libraries and librarians: Worldwide “live” online tours

"Worldwide live online tours” is an international library project which is organized by HKSKH Ming Hua Theological College, Charles Sturt University and Japanese parties (Rapidswide Company, The Library Fair Committee).

Professionals with their students in Hong Kong, Japan and Australia will take turns to conduct online tours/talks.

Details of the project by Dr Helen Cheung, Professor Gareth Jones and Ms Yoko Hirose Nagao
Date/Time Topics
12 June 2021 (Saturday) HKTime 10am-11:30am

Online Tour: HKSKH Ming Hua Theological College (香港聖公會明華神學院)& HKSKH Archives (香港聖公會檔案館)

Professionals and students of HKSKH MH Theological College & HKSKH Archives will conduct this real-time online tour.

We will visit online MH campus, MH library, SKH Archives and play games together with online audiences from Asia and Australia.

● Registration: Closed

● Total 150 spaces. First come first served. Free of charge

● Tour content: content

● Languages: English & some Japanese

5 July 2021 (Monday) HKTime 10am-12 noon

Online School Libraries Tours & Online Book Talks

❖Senri International School of Kwansei Gakuin, Japan (関西学院千里国際中等部・高等部)

❖SKH Tsang Shiu Tim Secondary School, Hong Kong (聖公會曾肇添中學 )

❖Diocesan Girls' School, Hong Kong (拔萃女書院)

Teacher librarians (Ms Hikaru Nakano, Ms Ma Wai Ling & Ms Inger Kwok) and students from three schools in Hong Kong and Japan will conduct these online library tours, book talks and play games with online audiences. Students will become youth librarians to take turns to introduce their school libraries and conduct book talks.

● Registration: Closed

● Total 100 spaces. First come first served. Free of charge

● Online tours & book talks: content

● Languages: English & some Japanese

21 August 2021 (Saturday) HKTime 10am-11:30am

Online Tour & Online Talk: Book Town Jimbouin, Tokyo 神田神保町古書街

Japanese experts (Mr Kenji Yagi -the president of Yagi Bookstore and Ms Yoko Hirose Nago) will conduct this real-time online tour and talk about old books in Japan with Faculty (Revd Dr Lam Chun Wai) of HKSKH Ming Hua Theological College.

● Registration: Closed

● Total 150 spaces. First come first served. Free of charge

● Online tour & book talk:  map ,  content

● Languages: English, some Cantonese & Japanese

30 August 2021 (Monday) HKTime 11am-12:30pm

Online talks: the School of Information Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Education, Charles Sturt University, Australia

❖ Library Education in Australia by Associate Professor Mary Carroll

❖ Libraries in Prisons by Dr Jane Garner

● Registration: Closed

● Total 150 spaces. First come first served. Free of charge

● Online talks: content

● Languages: English & some Japanese

Inquiries about this project

HKSKH Ming Hua Theological College Library

Email: library@minghua.org.hk

Tel: (852)2536-7522

Others

Bachelor and Master degrees in Theology (in partnership with HKSKH Ming Hua Theological College & Charles Sturt University)

http://www.minghua.edu.hk

*Due to unexpected COVID-19 developments, the events may be affected by unpredictable circumstances.

*Thank you to all participating institutions and participants for this "Worldwide live" online tours" project.