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Academic / Research Staff / Postgraduate Students

Type of Material Initial Checkout Period Renewal (Note 4) Maximum Checkout Period Checkout Quota Request Quota
Books & CD-ROMs (Note 1) 120 days Yes 840 days 200 50 (Note 3)
HKALL 15TPG | 30 days Yes 45TPG | 90 days 30 (Note 2)
AV & Multimedia Materials 7 days Yes (Note 5) 7 days 10
Notebook Computers (for staff only) 30 days Yes 60 days 1 per equipment
Institutional Library Reader Cards 15 days Yes 30 days 1
Bound Journals 7 days No 7 days 5
Reference, Unbound Journals 3 hours No 3 hours No
CD-ROM Databases, Special Collections 3 hours (In-library Use Only) No 3 hours (In-library Use Only)
Course Reserves 3 hours, 2 & 7 days No 3 hours, 2 & 7 days 10
Equipment on Loan 1 day No 1 day 1 per equipment

1. All checkouts are subject to recall.
2. Borrowers will be using their Lingnan University Library's checkout quota to check out HKALL books.
3. Borrowers will be using their Lingnan University Library's request quota to request Books & CD-ROMs, HKALL books, AV & Multimedia Materials, Bound Journals, Staff Notebook Computers and Institutional Library Reader Cards.
4. Borrowed items may be renewed at any time during the checkout period, please click here for more details.
5. Upon request, checkout period of AV materials for teaching purpose may be extended. For enquiries, please contact Access Services at library@ln.edu.hk
TPG (Taught Postgraduate Students)

Non-Academic Staff / Undergraduate Students / Council or Court Members

Type of Material Initial Checkout Period Renewal (Note 4) Maximum Checkout Period Checkout Quota Request Quota
Books & CD-ROMs (Note 1) 60 days Yes 300 days 100 30 (Note 3)
HKALL 15UG | 30 days Yes 45UG | 90 days 30 (Note 2)
AV & Multimedia Materials 7 days No 7 days 10
Notebook Computers (for staff only) 30 days Yes 60 days 1 per equipment
Institutional Library Reader Cards 15 days Yes 30 days 1
Bound Journals 2 days No 2 days 5
Reference, Unbound Journals 3 hours No 3 hours No
CD-ROM Databases, Special Collections 3 hours (In-library Use Only) No 3 hours (In-library Use Only)
Course Reserves 3 hours, 2 & 7 days No 3 hours, 2 & 7 days 10
Equipment on Loan 1 day No 1 day 1 per equipment

1. All checkouts are subject to recall.
2. Borrowers will be using their Lingnan University Library's checkout quota to check out HKALL books.
3. Borrowers will be using their Lingnan University Library's request quota to request Books & CD-ROMs, HKALL books, AV & Multimedia Materials, Bound Journals, Staff Notebook Computers and Institutional Library Reader Cards.
4. Borrowed items may be renewed at any time during the checkout period, please click here for more details.
UG (Undergraduate Students)

JULAC Borrower Card Holders / Alumni Borrower Card Holders / External Borrower Card Holders / Staff's Spouse Card Holders / Long-serving Retired Staff Card Holders

Type of Material Initial Checkout Period Checkout Quota Request Quota
Books & CD-ROMs 60 days 10 10
Course Reserves 3 hours (In-library Use Only), 2 & 7 days 5 No
CD-ROM Databases, Special Collections 3 hours (In-library Use Only)
AV Materials, Bound Journals, Unbound Journals, Reference In-library Use Only 1
Penpower Chinese Writing Pads 1 1 per equipment