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  • Library Closed on Upcoming Holiday (5 Apr 2011)

    Please be informed that the Library will be closed on the following date:

    5 April 2011 (Tuesday)     Ching Ming Festival

    For book returns during the said period, please use the drop boxes near the pedestrian entrance.

    If you have any question, please call the Library Enquiries at 2616-8586.

    University Library
    16 March 2011

  • Library Online Services Temporarily Unavailable from 8:00 p.m. on 26 February 2011 to 11:00 a.m. on 27 February 2011

    Due to inspection, testing and certification of electrical installation works carried out by the University, all Library Online Services will be unavailable from 8:00 p.m. on 26 February 2011 (Saturday) to 11:00 a.m. on 27 February 2011 (Sunday). Thank you for your kind attention.

    University Library
    22 February 2011

  • Job Hunting on the WWW Workshops

    Equip yourself with online job hunting skills by effectively using JIJIS, JIP, Career Times, JobsDB, Monster and other online resources for job search, resume writing, job interview, etc.

    Register at for one of the following sessions:

  • Seminar: Why are you making books? (15 February 2011)

    Seminar: Why are you making books?

    Speaker: Ms. Mariko Takagi (Assistant Professor, Graphic Design, Academy of Visual Arts, HKBU) / Mr. Justin Wong (Lecturer, Comics, Illustrations, Academy of Visual Arts, HKBU)

    Date: 15 February 2011 (Tuesday)
    Time: 4:00p.m. to 5:30p.m.
    Venue: 2/F, Mini theatre, Library

  • Best Book Design Exhibition (14 February - 31 March 2011)

    An exhibition of award-winning books in Germany, Mainland China and Hong Kong in 2008 and 2009

    Date: 14 February – 31 March 2011
    Venue: Lingnan University Library

    University Library
    7 February 2011

    Poster for best book design exhibition

  • ILP Library Workshops (2nd Term 2010/11)

    Join our Library Workshops by signing up at: to earn ILP credits and learn to use various databases / resources.

    Sign up now! The first session will begin on 15 Feb 2011 (Tue).

  • Library Service Enhancements for the New Year

    Dear Students and Colleagues,

    Welcome back to the new term and a new year! While you were on break the Library completed the interfiling of all Chinese and English books, added a new service to allow you to browse the bookshelves from your computer, installed new gates and increased the hold quota. Details follow and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Library.

    Dr. Frederick Nesta
    University Librarian

    1. Completion of the Library of Congress Re-classification Project

  • New Databases for a New Year

    The Library is pleased to announce the availability of six new databases that will be of interest to students and faculty in history, cultural studies, political science, literature, and visual studies. Five of the databases are from Adam Matthew Digital, where searches return transcriptions of primary texts along with images of the original pages. The database includes:

  • Library Opening Hours for 17 January - 13 February 2011 and Upcoming Public Holidays

    Please be informed that the Library opening hours for 17 January - 13 February 2011 will be scheduled as follows:

    A) 17 January - 13 February 2011:

  • 2010 MLLC Online User Satisfaction Survey Results

    Thank you for completing the Multimedia & Language Learning Centre Online User Satisfaction Survey from 22 November 2010 to 30 November 2010. We are pleased to report that 85% of users who have used the media services are satisfied with the existing services. Detail results of the survey are available at: