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Research Support@HKU Libraries

The HKU Libraries provides support in different stages of your research cycle.

Researcher Connect

Researcher Connect is a blog designed for the HKU research community, bringing community members the latest news and trends in research support services. It keeps you well informed of the updated news in areas such as:

  • Scholarly Publishing
  • Open Access
  • Research Data Management
  • HKU Research
  • Research Impact
  • Bibliometrics
  • Research Tools
  • External Databases
  • Seminars, Training Workshops, and Library Events, etc

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 Research Consultation (Eligible to HKU academic staff and postgraduate students only)


How to Publish a Paper

Preparing a manuscript for publication? There are many online guidelines and resources offered by major publishers for publishing papers. Some of them are listed as follows.

Subjects Publishers

• Elsevier: Publishing with Elsevier: step by step

• Springer: How to Publish? Step by Step

• Springer Nature: How to write your paper

• Taylor & Francis: Author Services Supporting Taylor & Francis Authors

    How to Get Published (Youtube video)

• Wiley: Journal Authors

• Oxford University Press: Welcome to our Author Resource Centre

Business and management subject

• Emerald: Author How-To Guides

Education, business, and management

• SAGE: How to Get Published


• Royal Society of Chemistry: Author & reviewer hub

Electronic and electrical engineering

• IEEE: Publish with IEEE Journals, Conferences, Magazines, Books


• BMJ: Resources for authors

            How to get your research published: The BMJ's tips (Youtube video)

Public health & healthcare

• MDPI: Information for Authors