Library
With over 6000 books (plus a growing collection of AV materials and ebooks) covering topics from theology to society, the Lumina College Library is full of scholarly resources for research, teaching, and learning. To check them out, join our community!
 
 
Admission to the Library

 

  • Students with valid student cards, staff and teaching staff can access the library.

  • Visitors, after getting permissions from the library, can use relevant services except borrowing information items.

* When the librarian is not on duty, users can still return and borrow library materials, but no reference desk services will be available.

Featured Books

 

​Each month, we feature one of the many books in our library, handpicked by our librarian. Browse some of the books we have recently shared about on our blog:

 

ENGLISH, CHINESE, AND OTHER LANGUAGES

Our resources include 3,000+ books in English and other European languages, as well as another 3,000+ in Chinese and other East Asian languages.

DIVERSE RANGE OF TOPICS

From leadership and management, to communication and media, culture and history, youth and society, theology and education — we have a broad range of subjects to explore and grow your knowledge.

ELECTRONIC MATERIALS

In addition to books, we also have a growing collection of electronic materials, with over 2,000 AV items and 180+ ebooks.

Regulations for Borrowing Items

  1. Users must present their College cards (student or staff cards) before borrowing materials.

  2. Student cards are not transferable to others.

  3. Borrowers should return loan items to the Library during opening hours.

  4. Borrowers must be responsible for the loss or damage of Library items. They may be required to pay the full item value plus accumulated fees (e.g. delivery charges) for the replacement.

  5. Reference materials (marked REF) can only be used in the Library. Permission for borrowing may be granted by the College under special circumstances.

  6. All users who return loan materials late must pay an overdue fine of HK $5 per day overdue. Fines and fees must be paid in exact cash. For overseas students, electronic notifications will be sent to them to provide payment instructions.

  7. Users cannot borrow books until overdue fines have been settled.

  8. The library has rights to treat these unreturned items missing and charge additional fees.

 
 
 
 
Contact

Librarian: Ms. HO Yun Hing, Sally

Phone: (852) 3622 1724
Email: library@lumina.edu.hk

Address: 3/F, Breakthrough Centre, 191 Woosung Street, Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong

For contacting partner university libraries:

 

Scanning and photocopying

  1. Students can request scanning of book chapters and journal articles in accordance with the Hong Kong Copying Ordinance Cap.528. Normally, students can copy around one-tenth of each book or one article of each journal. No person is allowed more than one copy. Students should bear the cost of scanning (free for required textbooks and HKD$1.00/page for other materials). The library has the right to deny the request.

  2. Users can only photocopy Reference materials (HKD$1.00 per page) and no color copying is provided.

Renewing and holding items

  1. Users can self-renew items 4 times. They must bring the items to the Library for further renewal when renewal limit is reached.

  2. Renewal items must be processed before the due dates.

  3. No renewal is allowed if there are hold requests on those items. Users must return relevant materials to the library.

  4. Only checked out items can be held. Users can request holds for 4 items.

Subject guidance

 
 
About call numbers

​Call numbers are numbers given to a record in a library for indicating its shelf location. Lumina College uses LC (Library of Congress) Classification. The example below means the book is located in the “Communication and Media” section under HD.​

 
Other notes
  1. Users will receive library email notifications including due date alerts, recalls, overdue fines and hold pick-ups. It is users’ obligations to provide valid email accounts and check them regularly.

  2. Once email notifications are issued, the reserved items will be re-shelved after the 10th working day.

  3. Users should display their personal belongings for inspection as requested by College staff if the Library security alarm is set off.

  4. The College will not be held responsible for intellectual property rights arising from users’ copying or scanning of Library materials.

  5. Users should be liable for their personal belongings in the Library. Lumina College will not be responsible for any loss.

  6. Unauthorized carrying off of Library equipment or collections would subject the offender to serious disciplinary or legal actions.

  7. The College may update any library regulations from time to time without notice.

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Contact us
3/F, Breakthrough Centre 

191 Woosung Street

Jordan, Hong Kong

college@lumina.edu.hk

3622-1724

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