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Please note the following update of library services effective from 15 January 2021:

  1. Opening Hours
    Period Day Time
    Regular Opening Hours
    (15 January 2021 - 27 April 2021)
    Mondays to Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Saturdays 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Sundays 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Examination Period
    (28 April 2021 - 17 May 2021)
    Mondays to Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
    Saturdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
    Sundays 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight

    For the opening hours of Public Holidays, please refer to the Library and Service Counter Opening Hours page.

  2. Physical Access to the Library
    • Access of the Library has been aligned with the campus access arrangement, temperature check will be conducted at campus entrances.
    • If users have fever or any respiratory symptoms, they should refrain from coming to campus and the Library, and seek medical consultation immediately.
    • Users are required to use hand sanitiser when entering the Library and wear their own face masks at ALL TIMES in the Library.
    • The number of seats is reduced to maintain social distance.
  3. Services and Facilities
    • 1/F of the Library is now closed for the renovation.
      • Noise or other nuisances generated by the works will be kept to a minimum.
      • Protective earplugs are available at the Service Counter upon request.
    • 2/F and 3/F of the Library will remain open to users.
    • Temporary Entrance and Service Counter are now located at the 2/F North Wing (MLLC side).
    • All discussion rooms and MLLC rooms are temporarily closed for public access until further notice.
    • Postgraduate Common Room will remain open to users.
    • All drinking fountains in the Library are suspended.
  4. Library Collections
    • Users can access High Use Collection, Reference Collection, Large Book Collection and General Collection (B-BF, DS-DX, P-Z). For other Library Collections, please refer to the latest location as stated in the 1-Search platform. You may request the Library Collection via 1-Search, our Library staff will retrieve the materials for your pickup at the hold shelf near the Service Counter.
    • Our electronic collections are available 24x7, they can be retrieved through 1-Search.
    • CHECKING OUT
      • Users are required to use the Self-Checkout Station to checkout library materials.
      • Requested Lingnan University Library materials are available at the hold shelf near the counter for your self-checkout.
      • Requested HKALL and InterLibrary Loan materials have to be checked out at the Service Counter.
      • Users are encouraged to use the ultraviolet (UV) book sterilizer when checking out library materials.
    • CHECKING IN
      • All Library materials (except 3-hour Course Reserves and AV Materials) have to be CHECKED IN via book drops located at:
        • Library Entrance
        • G/F Main Building near the University Main Entrance
        • The covered corridor at 1/F SEK Building
      • 3-hour Course Reserves and AV Materials have to be CHECKED IN via book drop located at the hold shelf near the Service Counter.
    • All returned materials will be sanitized.
    • HKALL and Interlibrary Loan Service have resumed.
    • Course Readings @ Library is the platform for supporting your online learning. You can access the course reading materials available in the Library as identified by course instructor.

The Library will continue to monitor and assess the situation closely. Due to unforeseeable circumstances, the opening hours and services of the Library, and all the above-mentioned procedures are subject to change with very short notice. Your understanding is much appreciated.

Should you have any queries, please contact the University Library at 2616 8586 or library@ln.edu.hk or WhatsApp a Librarian at 6057 6002.

University Library
13 January 2021