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Research Consultation Service


What is Research Consultation Service ?

Our Research Consultation Service is a personal research consultation service offered by our Librarians in specialised subjects to members of HKU community for advice on effective information research pertaining to their research projects. Our Librarians will assist you in:

  • developing effective research techniques
  • identifying, evaluating and locating appropriate resources via library catalogues and online resources
  • constructing effective search strategies to search specific electronic databases
  • providing guidance to access services and resources provided by HKU and other libraries.


Who can use the Research Consultation Service ?

The service is only offered to registered HKU / HKU SPACE academic staff and HKU postgraduate students. Please fill out the Research Consultation Appointment Form below to make an appointment with the Librarian specialising in your field. Your appointment will be confirmed within two working days.


Where is the Research Consultation offered ?

Research Consultation will take place in the Main Library or Branch Libraries, depending on your research topic and the Librarian providing the service.


When is the Research Consultation available ?

The consultation is usually scheduled between 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., and between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Your consultation will last approximately one hour.

Click here to Research Consultation Appointment Form