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Please refer to the following procedures for renewal of library materials:


How to Renew

If the checkout library materials are not requested by other library users, you can renew the materials yourself by using your Library Account. The new due date will be calculated from the date of renewal. Please refer to the Checkout Privileges for the maximum allowable renewal period for details.

If there are any service blocks or fines equal to HK$5 or more, your Library Account will be blocked and no further checking out or renewal (including Automatic Renewal) will be allowed. You should settle all fines before resuming your checkout privileges.

Automatic Renewal (Applicable to Lingnan Staff and Students)

For renewable Lingnan Library materials, they will be renewed automatically three days before the due date until the maximum allowable checkout period has been reached. The automatic renewal will be NOT be activated if:

  • There is hold request / recall for the same item by other library users;
  • Your Library Account has any overdue library items or fines; and
  • Your Library Account has any service blocks or fines equal to HK$5 or more.

Our Library System will issue a weekly summary on every Monday to notify each borrower about his/her current check-out activities, including items that were renewed automatically, overdue library materials and fines.