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Ask a Librarian: Supporting you from simple enquiries to personalised advisory service


Ask a Librarian




(Weekdays: 9 am to 5 pm)







(Weekdays: 1 to 5 pm)

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Research Consultation

Make an appointment

(For postgraduates and academic staff)

Remote access: E-resources at your finger tips


Remote Access



Reading list






Through the ReadingList@HKUL, you can get direct access to your course materials in a wide range of materials, such as books, ebooks, online articles,YouTube or websites.

If you are a teacher and would like to set up a reading list for your students, contact your librarians to find out more about the Reading Lists Service.

If you are a student and would like to see a reading list in your Moodle course, consider sending this link to suggest to your teacher.

Library training




Webinar will be available soon. Please watch out for our announcement.

Library course materials
Many library course materials are available on our Library Course Materials webpage. Visit the webpage and explore the resources and search skills listed below:

  • Cited Reference Search
  • Endnote Workshops
  • Find@HKUL: Show & Tell
  • HKU Freshmen (Undergraduates)
  • Postgraduate Library Workshop
  • Turnitin Seminar for RPG Students


Opening hours


Opening Hours


Taking into consideration public health concerns during the current developments of the Novel Coronavirus, the Libraries will reduce the level of services and review our opening hours on a weekly basis until further notice.

Before making a visit, please check our latest opening hours at or contact our service points/offices at



Lending services









Normal returns:

  • Please use automatic book return units/book drops at the Main Library or any branch libraries.

Due dates of the books:

  • The due dates of the books which are due between 10 February and 2 March 2020 and are not requested by other users are automatically extended to 9 March 2020. Please check at MyAccount@HKUL for the new due dates or contact for enquiry. 

Interbranch delivery services:

  • All materials requested can ONLY be picked up from the Main Library until further notice.

ILL service & Hing Wai document delivery services:

  • Limited services

HKALL services:

  • Suspended

Resources on COVID-19

Resources on COVID-19   

This guide is a work in progress. More content will be added as information and resources become available.