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Literature Review - Finding the Resources

This guide assists you in finding the resources for your literature review

Further reading on literature review

The following library books on literature review may assist you in conducting your literature review. Note that the last two titles are for specific disciplines:

Library books on research methods

Many library books about research skills and methodologies include sections or chapters on literature review. Below are some selected titles grouped in disciplines:

Social Sciences and Humanities




Social Works

Mass Media

Interlibrary loan services

For materials not available at CityU Library, you can see if you can borrow them from other UGC (University Grants Committee) funded libraries in Hong Kong.


If you are CityU staff or student of courses leading to CityU awarded degree, you can use HKALL (Hong Kong Academic Library Link) to borrow books from other UGC libraries. To know more about the HKALL service, visit this website.

Interlibrary Loan Services:

If you are postgraduate students or research, academic or administrative equivalent staff, you are eligible to use our Interlibrary Loan Services. You can submit your requests to obtain books and articles through ILLiad, the Interlibrary Loan System.