General Information

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Contents

1. Eligible Users

    1.1 Who may use the Library?

2. Opening hours

    2.1 What are the opening hours of the Library?

3. Getting to the Library

    3.1 Where is the Library? How can I get there?

4. Whom to contact

    4.1 Do you have a staff directory? How can I find out whom to contact for different kinds of Library services?

5. Lost and Found

    5.1 I have lost something in the library. What can I do?

6. Acquisition Policy

    6.1 Do you have an acquisition policy?

    6.2 Can I donate books to the library?

7. Suggestions and Feedback

    7.1 How can I recommend a new book or video to the Library?

    7.2 How can I recommend a new journal title to the Library?

    7.3 How can I make comments and suggestions to the Library?

Eligible Users

Who may use the Library?

Admission to the Library (Excerpted from the Library Regulations)

    1. All Lingnan University students and staff are eligible users. For admission, students should obtain a Student Identity Card from the Registry. Staff Identity Cards are issued by the Human Resources Office.

    2. Graduates of Lingnan University, staff spouses and children aged 15# and above are eligible to apply for Reader's Cards at the Library circulation counter. Graduates may also apply for Borrower's Cards by paying an annual fee of HK$200 plus a deposit of HK$500 refundable upon termination of borrowing rights.

    3. JULAC Library (Borrower) Card holders can register with the Library for borrowing books. Students of other UGC universities can access the Library based on mutual agreements reached by JULAC.

    4. Staff of government departments, quasi-government bodies, and non-profit organisations can apply for readers' cards with the recommendations from their department heads or senior executives.

    5. The Librarian may approve other persons to use the Library for a specified period or purpose.

# The existing reader privileges for staff's spouse and children aged 15 or above are upgraded to the same as holders of external borrower card, effective from 3 Oct 2011.

In addition, external users may apply for an External Borrower's Card or Reader's Card.

Please click here for library card application forms and procedures.

For enquiries or request for permission to use the Library, please call 2616-8586 or email cirstaff@ln.edu.hk.

 

Opening hours

What are the opening hours of the Library?

Click here for Library opening hours.

 

Getting to the Library

Where is the Library? How can I get there?

Check out our Getting to the Library web page for details.

 

Whom to contact

Do you have a staff directory? How can I find out whom to contact for different kinds of Library services?

Check out our staff directory for details.

 

Lost and Found

I have lost something in the library. What can I do?

Lost items are collected and kept at the Circulation Counter. Please check with staff at the counter in person. Valuable items will be transferred to the Security Room for security reasons. In addition, if you can't find the missing item, you can fill in a missing item report at the counter, so that our staff can contact you in case someone may find your item later.

 

Acquisition Policy

Do you have an acquisition policy?

Yes. Please read our acquisition policies at http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/about/rules-regulations-policies/acquisition-policies.

 

Can I donate books to the library?

Yes. Please note, however, that materials offered as a donation is not always added to the library collection. They will be evaluated with criteria, such as relevance to the teaching programs, usage, currency, physical conditions and so on. The Library may not accept items that are already found in the collection. Donated materials become the property of the Library. The Library reserves the right to dispose donated items not required by the library collection.

Donated items together with a donation form can be sent to the Circulation Counter (1/F of the Library).

For more information, please visit http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/about/rules-regulations-policies/acquisition-policies#donation

 

Suggestions and Feedback

How can I recommend a new book or video to the Library?

You may fill out a book recommendation form (obtainable at the Circulation counter) or fill out the online recommendation form at /services/library-forms/book_av_rec. Lingnan University staff can also recommend new books and serials through the online system available at http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/services/library-forms.

 

How can I recommend a new journal title to the Library?

You may fill out a serial recommendation form (obtainable at the Circulation counter) or fill out the form online.

 

How can I make comments and suggestions to the Library?

Please fill out the Online User Suggestions form at: http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/services/library-forms/user_suggestion.