Library Notices

  • Resource Description & Access Seminar

    The Lingnan University Library is hosting a seminar on the new cataloguing standard, Resource Description & Access on 6 December, 2010. The half-day seminar is aimed at professionals from local academic libraries. For more details, please visit: http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/aboutus/projects/rda_seminar/index.html .

    University Library
    5 November 2010

  • Talking Texts

    Ebsco databases (Academic Search and Business Source) will now let you listen to any HTML full-text article using text to speech technology. It also gives you a choice of accents (American, British, and Australian) and reading speeds. Although the technology has far to go, Ebsco is now providing machine translation of articles from English into Chinese or any of 33 other languages. The Factiva database also provides machine translation from Chinese to English or from English into Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish.

  • More connections and seats at the Library

    The Library recently added electrical outlets for laptops to over 50 carrels and added more seating. Including new sofas and casual chairs, the Library can now seat 632 people, 42 more than could be seated last year and 138 more than could be accommodated before the two third floor towers were enclosed for study space. Small tables for laptops have also been provided for students using the casual seating.

    University Library
    22 October 2010

  • Library Closed on Upcoming Holiday (16 Oct 2010)

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

    16 October 2010 (Saturday) Chung Yeung 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
    5 October 2010

  • Library Workshop Registration Now Open to All Students and Staff

    Join our library workshops by signing up at: http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/help/classes/

    Staff and students who complete three or more workshops will receive a Certificate issued by the Library. Students can also earn up to 3 ILP Credits!

    Sign up now! The first workshop will begin on 13 Sep 2010 (Mon)

  • Library Computing Facility and Service Enhancements for the New Academic Year

    Dear Students and Colleagues,

    Welcome back! We are pleased to announce the following enhancements to our Library services.

    1. Provision of More Powerful PCs in the Library
    All PCs in the Individual Study Rooms and on the 3/F are replaced by more powerful hardware to facilitate your study and research needs.

  • Library Network Printing Service Enhancement for the New Academic Year

    Dear Students and Colleagues,

    To further promote the green printing service, all Library Octopus Black & White printers are now configured with double-sided printing by default. You can still switch to single-sided printing if needed.

    For details of the printing procedures, please visit our online printing guides at:
    http://www.library.ln.edu.hk/libserv/printing/

  • Warm Strangers : Photo Exhibition by Kelven Cheung

    We are pleased to announce that the Library is now organizing a photo exhibition named "Warm Strangers : Photo Exhibition by Kelven Cheung".  Kelven is a year 2 post-graduate student from the Department of Cultural Studies.

  • The Launch of New Library Website

    We are pleased to announce the launch of new Library Web Site. The Website has been completely redesigned to make it easier to discover and access Library resources and services.

    The new home page features five quick-search tabs:

  • New Loan Quota

    In order to meet our users' expectation on a larger book loan quota, with effect from 2 August 2010 book loan quota will be increased as follows:

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