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Academic Staff

Type of Material Loan Period Renewal3 Maximum Loan Period Loan Quota Request Quota
Books & CD-ROMs1 120 days Yes 720 days 200 30
HKALL2 30 days Yes 90 days 30
Course Reserves 3 hours, 2 & 7 days No 3 hours, 2 & 7 days 10 No
Bound Journals 7 days No 7 days 5
Reference, Unbound Journals;
CD-ROM Databases, Special Collections
(In-library Use Only)
3 hours No 3 hours
Notebook Computers 2 days No 2 days
Staff Notebook Computers 30 days Yes 60 days
AV Materials,
Microform (In-library Use Only)
3 hours, 7 days Yes4 3 hours, 7 days 10
  1. All loans are subjected to recall.
  2. Borrowers will be using their Lingnan University Library's loan / request quotas to borrow /request HKALL books.
  3. Borrowed items may be renewed at any time during the loan period unless requested by another user.  Users should keep in mind the new due date after renewal.  Each material has its maximum loan period.
  4. Upon request, loan period of AV materials for teaching purpose may be extended.  For enquiries, please contact Access and Delivery Services at cirstaff@ln.edu.hk

 
Staff / Postgraduate Students (UGC-funded) / Council or Court Members

Type of Material Loan Period Renewal3 Maximum Loan Period Loan Quota Request Quota
Books & CD-ROMs1 60 days Yes 240 days 100 30
HKALL2 30 days Yes 90 days 30
Course Reserves 3 hours, 2 & 7 days No 3 hours, 2 & 7 days 10 No
Bound Journals 2 days No 2 days 5
Reference, Unbound Journals;
CD-ROM Databases, Special Collections
(In-library Use Only)
3 hours No 3 hours
Notebook Computers 2 days No 2 days
AV Materials,
Microform (In-library Use Only)
3 hours, 7 days No 3 hours, 7 days 10
  1. All loans are subjected to recall.
  2. Borrowers will be using their Lingnan University Library's loan / request quotas to borrow / request HKALL books.
  3. Borrowed items may be renewed at any time during the loan period unless requested by another user.  Users should keep in mind the new due date after renewal.  Each material has its maximum loan period.

 
Undergraduate Students (UGC-funded) / Self-financed Degree Students

Type of Material Loan Period Renewal3 Maximum Loan Period Loan Quota Request Quota
Books & CD-ROMs1 30 days Yes 120 days 40 15
HKALL2 15 days Yes 45 days 15
Course Reserves 3 hours, 2 & 7 days No 3 hours, 2 & 7 days 5 No
Bound Journals 2 days No 2 days 5
Reference,
Unbound Journals
No No No
Notebook Computers 2 days No 2 days
CD-ROM Databases,
Special Collections
(In-library Use Only)
3 hours No 3 hours
AV Materials,
Microform (In-library Use Only)
3 hours, 7 days No 3 hours, 7 days 10
  1. All loans are subjected to recall.
  2. Borrowers will be using their Lingnan University Library's loan / request quotas to borrow / request HKALL books.
  3. Borrowed items may be renewed at any time during the loan period unless requested by another user.  Users should keep in mind the new due date after renewal.  Each material has its maximum loan period.

 
Alumni Borrower / External Borrower / Staff's Spouse Cardholders

Type of Material Loan Period Renewal Maximum Loan Period Loan Quota Request Quota
Books & CD-ROMs 30 days No 30 days 10 10
Course Reserves 3 hours (In-library Use Only), 2 & 7 days No 3 hours (In-library Use Only), 2 & 7 days 5 No
Bound Journals, Unbound Journals, Reference, Notebook Computers No No No 5
CD-ROM Databases, Special Collections
(In-library Use Only)
3 hours No 3 hours
AV Materials, Microform 
(In-library Use Only)
3 hours No 3 hours 5

 
JULAC Borrower Card / Long-serving Retired Staff Cardholders

Type of Material Loan Period Renewal Maximum Loan Period Loan Quota Request Quota
Books & CD-ROMs 60 days No 60 days 10 10
Course Reserves 3 hours (In-library Use Only), 2 & 7 days No 3 hours (In-library Use Only), 2 & 7 days 5 No
Bound Journals, Unbound Journals, Reference, Notebook Computers No No No 5
CD-ROM Databases, Special Collections
(In-library Use Only)
3 hours No 3 hours
AV Materials, Microform 
(In-library Use Only)
3 hours No 3 hours 5