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Graduates of Lingnan University and of the Lingnan Institute of Further Education (Associate Degree and Higher Diploma) may apply for a Borrower's Card or Reader's Card. The checkout privileges of the Alumni Card can be referred to this page.


Special Offers to LU Alumni Giving Club Members and Lingnan Graduate Master Card Holders

  • Members of LU Alumni Giving Club can enjoy waiver of the annual fee for new application and renewal of Library Borrowers’ Card (a refundable deposit of HK$500 is still required). Please visit https://www.ln.edu.hk/oiaaa/alumni/AGC for details of LU Alumni Giving Club.
  • Card holders of the Lingnan Graduate Master Card (Exclusive for Graduates) issued by the Bank of East Asia can admit to the Library with the same privileges as the Reader's Card holders.

Types of Cards and Fees

Card Type

Application Type

Annual Fee
[Non-refundable]

Deposit [Refundable]

Total Amount

Borrower's Card

New Application

HK$100/$80*/Free of charge^

$500

HK$600/$580*/$500^

Renewal

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HK$100/$80*/Free of charge^

Borrower's Card
(With remote access to selected library databases for Alumni#)

New Application

HK$400/$380*/$300^

$500

HK$900/$880*/$800^

Renewal

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HK$400/$380*/$300^

Reader's Card

New Application/ Renewal

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Free of charge

Reader's Card
(With remote access to selected library databases for Alumni#)

HK$300

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HK$300

*Cardholders of Lingnan University MasterCard (Exclusive for Graduate) issued by the Bank of East Asia will enjoy 20% discount on Annual Fee, please enclose the photocopy of MasterCard

^Members of LU Alumni Giving Club can enjoy waiver of the annual fee for new application and renewal of Library Borrowers’ Card (a refundable deposit of HK$500 is still required). Please visit https://www.ln.edu.hk/oiaaa/alumni/AGC for details of LU Alumni Giving Club

#Remote Access Privileges must be applied together with Borrower’s Card and Reader’s Card. The selection of databases for off-campus access is subject to change time to time. Selected databases for remote access are available at: https://libguides.ln.edu.hk/databases/affiliates

 

Application Procedure

All applications are done online. To apply for the Alumni Library Card of Lingnan University Library, please click here to register online and note the required procedure and information needed. 

Processing / Replacement Fee:
  • The Library will reply within 7 working days upon receipt of the application
  • HK$50 will be charged for card replacement in case of loss or damage
  • Please submit a crossed cheque payable to the "Lingnan University"
Renewal:
  • Alumni Library Card can be renewed 30 days before its expiry date. 
Deposit Refund:
  • Library Card deposit can be refundable when it is no longer necessary to use the library services. For registration for the refund, please submit the online form to the Library for process.
Terms and Conditions:
  • The Library Card application is considered on an individual basis. The Library reserves the right to reject any new / renewal application
  • All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • Alumni Library Card can be renewed 30 days before its expiry date
  • The Library Card is not transferable
  • If the Library Card is lost or damaged, please report to the Library as soon as possible
  • All Library Notices will be sent by email only
  • The Library reserves the right to amend or change all the terms and conditions at any time without issuing further notice. In case of disputes, the decision of the Library shall be final and binding

Privacy Policy and Personal Information Collection Statement

For more information and question, please contact us at 2616-8586 or library@ln.edu.hk.