Learning resources

The University has a range of resources designed to help you develop good academic writing skills and learn how to avoid plagiarism.

Libraries

  • Online Course on Plagiarism@HKU Online Learning (all newly-enrolled students are expected to complete this course) Learn about issues and consequences related to plagiarism and demonstrate ability to recognize and avoid plagiarism
  • ReadingList@HKUL Library materials on citation styles
  • Endnote@HKU A bibliographical management software package designed to help you to organize bibliographic references and create a bibliography. Training sessions are offered by the Libraries during the semester.
  • Turnitin@HKU  Offers originality checking on students’ work for proper citation or potential plagiarism

Centre for Applied English Studies

Faculties

Individual Faculties may have their own discipline-specific practice of writing, citation and referencing and specific requirements in courses they offer. Please consult your Faculty and teachers for further guidance.