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The Tin Ka Ping Education Library collection is home to materials supporting teaching, including school textbooks, teacher’s manuals, past examination papers, assessment tests, teaching methods, and curriculum studies for pre-school to secondary school. Books on education theory are housed in the Main Library.

Electronic Resources

Electronic resources on Education and various subject areas are accessible online anytime, anywhere. These include bibliographic and full-text databasese-thesese-books, and e-journals. All are available via the Libraries homepage under Electronic Resources.

Examination Papers and Syllabuses

The collection comprises of past examination papers and syllabuses of Hong Kong Certificate of Education (HKCEE), Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE), Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE), Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (LPAT), Test of Proficiency in Putonghua (TPP), as well as overseas public examination resources such as General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), and International Baccalaureate (IB) programme.

Faculty Publications Collection

The collection contains Education Faculty publications including books, articles, research papers, and theses. These are accessible online through the HKU Scholars Hub.


All education journals are shelved on 2/F of the Main Library.

Multimedia Collection

The Education Library has a substantial collection of educational multimedia materials including Blu-ray discs, CD-ROMs, CDs, DVDs, and other non-print materials. These materials are available for loan or for viewing in the Library.

Reserve Collection

The collection consists of course-related textbooks, journal articles, lecture notes, and readings recommended by academic staff. These materials are for short loan or in-library use. Teaching staff may request online for materials to be placed on reserve. [Placing Course Reserve]