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Digital Commons @ Lingnan is a professional publishing platform for journals, conference proceedings, open educational resources, books, campus newsletters and magazines. Explore the supported publication types and their characteristics in the following section.


Conference Papers Publication

Conferences/Seminars always associate with the creation of various scholarly outputs. The Library offers Conference Management System to capture the valuable output from all events, big or small, host by Lingnan community. The system supports:

  • customized conference site design
  • online paper submission, peer-review, acceptance, permission and publication
  • post event schedule / programme, with embedded papers, presentation files, or stream AV records

View More Library-supported Conferences

View Guideline on Conference/Event Webpage Hosting

E-Journal Publication

E-Journal Publishing Platform - a journal publishing software that supports OA or subscription-based journals. The Library offers support to publish University community's journal content, featuring the following functions:

  • customized journal page design
  • access control
  • online article submission
  • online editorial management
  • blind / double-blind peer-review process
  • customizable to support bilingual publishing

This service is open for ALL Faculties, Research Centres, Departments and Student Groups.

View More Library-supported Journals

View Guideline on Journal Webpage Hosting

E-book Publication

E-Books Publishing Platform - an ebook publishing software that supports OA books. The Library offers support to publish University community's book content, featuring the following functions:

  • instant publishing
  • free access and download
  • cover images browsing
  • chapters browsing

View More Library-supported Books

View Guideline on Online Book Webpage Hosting

Image Gallery

Image Galleries - a place to host all types of visual content, such as digitized archives, scanned historical documents, and photos from events. The Library offers support to the system, including the following functions:

  • dynamic slideshows
  • long-term image collection preservation
  • integrated with Google Images™ search service (Images can be tagged with keywords)
  • integrated with Google Earth™ mapping service (geolocation to be viewed on interactive maps)
  • allows image browsing/download in different formats and sizes

View Guideline on Image Galleries Webpage Hosting