Library

Facilities & Services

Reference and Information Services

The School Librarian is at the circulation counter to answer different types of reference questions as well as to assist and instruct users in information retrieval.

Photocopying

The School Library has installed a photocopier for staff and students to use. The school merely charges 30 cents per copy for the service. Please pay attention to the copyright laws.

Subscription of Newspapers & Exam Paper Books for Staff & Students

Staff and students may subscribe newspapers and HKEA Exam Paper Books at school discounted rates through the School Library.

Circulation of Library Materials

Holders of valid Student Cards and staff members are welcome to borrow library materials in accordance with the following regulations:

Category of Borrowers

Type of Material

Loan Period

Renewal Period

Max. No. of Loans

Student

General / CRS/
EERG books etc.

2 weeks

2 weeks

4

Backdated Exam Paper Books

2 days

2 days 2

Staff

All except Reference materials

30 days

30 days

8

Penalty for misuse of library loans/cards :

For students - Fine for overdue book : $0.50 per book per day

For staff & students - The borrower is required to replace any item lost.

Library Collections

The School Library has assembled a useful collection of books, periodicals and newspapers.  Most books are displayed on open shelves.  English books are arranged by subject according to Dewey Decimal Classification System and Chinese books are classified by Yung-Hsiang Lai's New Classification Scheme for Chinese Libraries.  As of August 2012, the School Library has a total collection of more than 18,000 volumes divided as follows:

BOOKS :

  • Chinese books
  • English books
  • RE Books - Books on RSC (Religious Studies – Christianity)
  • CRS (中文科廣泛閱讀計劃)
  • ERS Collection – ( ERS = EERS = English Extensive Reading Scheme )
  • SBA Collection - F/NF Books for S4 &S5 School Based Assessment
  • Examination question paper books
  • Periodicals

NON-BOOK MATERIALS:

  • Newspapers

OTHERS:

  • Materials on Hong Kong
  • Materials on Education & Career Guidance
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