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Hong Kong Basic Law Portal 香港基本法文獻網站
The Hong Kong Basic Law Portal, developed by the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library at the University of Toronto, serves as an online gateway to Basic Law research materials from major institutions around the world.

With approximately 71,000 volumes, including 2,500 periodical titles, 1,000 reels of microfilm, 7,000 newspaper clippings and an expanding collection of audio & visual materials, the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library collection is the largest research collection for Hong Kong and Canada-Hong Kong studies outside of Hong Kong. The collection focuses primarily on Hong Kong, Canada-Hong Kong relations, and Hong Kong Canadians. Notable features of the collection include the newspaper clippings on microfilm produced by the Hong Kong Catholic Social Communication Office and 100 titles of Chinese periodicals published in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg. Fully indexed, the collection of newspaper clippings covers fifteen Chinese and English newspapers daily since 1980, totaling more than half a million frames.

Hong Kong Library Collections

Cartoons by Henry Ho 何家強

Art Collections 藝術館藏

The Library collects art works of Chinese Canadian artists and curators, particularly related to Hong Kong and Canada interaction.
Carl T. Smith Collection

Carl T. Smith Collection

This collection, consisting of 56 reels of microfilm, provides information on individuals, organizations, buildings, roads, land matters and important events relating to Hong Kong, Macau and China's coastal cities from the mid 19th century onward.
Hong Kong Basic Law Portal 香港基本法文獻網站

Hong Kong Basic Law Portal 香港基本法文獻網站

The Hong Kong Basic Law Portal, developed by the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library at the University of Toronto, serves as an online gateway to Basic Law research materials from major institutions around the world.
Hong Kong Handover Digitized Collection 香港回歸數字化資料

Hong Kong Handover Digitized Collection 香港回歸數字化資料

This digitized collection has approximately 15,000 pages of books, academic papers, original art works, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, ephemeral materials documenting the handover ceremony, photographs, and government documents.
Hong Kong Newspaper Clippings 香港報紙剪報

Hong Kong Newspaper Clippings 香港報紙剪報

Totaling more than half a million frames, the microfilm collection of Hong Kong Newspaper Clippings is dated from 1850’s to 1999. Since 1980’s, the collection covers fifteen Hong Kong Chinese and English newspapers daily, which are fully indexed.
Hong Kong Politics - Web Archived Collection

Hong Kong Politics - Web Archived Collection

University of Toronto Libraries have been actively collecting and preserving digital content on the internet relating to the political movements in Hong Kong since 2014, using Archive-it, the leading web archiving service.
Media Collection 影音館藏

Media Collection 影音館藏

The Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library (CHKL) media collection has approximately 500 titles in various formats, including more than 300 titles on DVD and VCD, and others on video cassette and CD.
Resource Guide to Hong Kong Studies 香港研究資料指南

Resource Guide to Hong Kong Studies 香港研究資料指南

This Resource Guide to Hong Kong Studies aims at providing users with an introduction to the print, electronic and open access research resources related to Hong Kong Studies at U of T and on the open Internet.
Senator Vivienne Poy’s Papers 利德蕙議員文獻資料

Senator Vivienne Poy’s Papers 利德蕙議員文獻資料

A collection of speeches, archival records, research papers and books by Senator Vivienne Poy during her fourteen years of service, 1998-2012, in the Senate of Canada, Senator Poy’s papers greatly enrich our collections in Asian Canadian studies.