Membership & Privileges

Library Membership & Account

Lien Ying Chow Library is a members-only library.

As such, only library members are granted automatic entry to library premises and can access library privileges such as item loans and reservations, e-resources, and facility booking.

Visitors may request permission to enter by emailing us at lib_circ@np.edu.sg.

Library members can also log onto their Library account to:

  • View loan status, due date and history
  • Renew loans
  • Monitor status of item reservations
  • Pay fines and charges

Member Privileges

NP Students & Staff


Eligibility (automatic membership)

  • NP Full-Time Staff & Adjunct lecturers
  • NP Full-Time Diploma students
  • NP Full-Qualification Diploma students via CET Academy
  • NP Poly Foundation Programme students

Validity

  • Duration of school enrollment or staff employment only
  • Membership is automatic for those eligible

Account ID

CategoryLibrary Account ID
NP StaffStaff NPNet ID (e.g. abc1) & password
NP StudentStudent ID (e.g. S10101010) & Brightspace password


Privileges

Entry to Premises & Open Study AreasFacility BookingPrint & Multimedia LoansE-Resource Access

 

Note: NP Contract Staff may request for membership with prior approval of their Department Director by emailing us at lib_circ@np.edu.sg. Temporary & Part-Time staff of NP are unable to request for membership.

Learn about loan privileges and fines

NP Affiliates

Eligibility

  • NIEC@NP students and lecturers
  • SIT@NP students and lecturers
  • ELBC@NP students
  • Visiting educators/students affiliated with NP (application required)

Validity

  • Duration of school enrollment or staff employment with affiliated agency OR
  • Duration of agreed membership period approved by Library

Account ID

CategoryLibrary Account ID
NIEC@NP StaffStaff NPNet ID (e.g. abc1) & password
NIEC@NP StudentStudent ID (e.g. S12345678) & password
SIT Staff SIT Staff ID (e.g. G12345) & password
SIT StudentSIT Student ID (e.g. 1234567) & password
ELBC@NP Students or Visiting Academic Guests affiliated with NPLibrary ID (e.g. X123456) & password


Privileges

Entry to Premises & Open Study AreasFacility BookingPrint & Multimedia LoansE-Resource Access

Excludes: NIEC CET students

On-premise access only, exclusions apply

 

Note: If you are a visiting NP-affiliated educator and wish to request entry or loan/access privileges, email us at lib_circ@np.edu.sg.

Learn about loan privileges and fines

External Membership

NP Student Alumni and individuals interested in accessing our Library are welcome to sign up as external members for an annual fee. Validity is for 1 year and membership is renewable.

Eligibility (application required)

  • NP Student Alumni
  • Members of the Public

Validity

  • 1 year (renewable)
  • Membership requires manual application and renewal

Account ID

CategoryLibrary Account ID
External MemberLibrary ID (e.g. X123456) & password


Privileges

Entry to Premises & Open Study AreasFacility BookingPrint & Multimedia LoansE-Resource Access

On-premise access only, exclusions apply

Learn about loan privileges and fines


Annual Fees

External Membership TypeAnnual Fee
NP Student Alumni$40 + GST
Individual / Corporate
Note: Corporate membership includes 3 transferrable library accounts
$200 + GST

Note:

  • Annual fees are non-refundable
  • Annual fees are forfeited if members terminate their membership prematurely
  • Online renewal of loaned item(s) will be suspended one month before membership expiry

After your membership application or renewal is processed, you will receive a confirmation email with your membership expiry date indicated. Please update us if there is a change of contact details.

The Library reserves the right to amend its policies and services.

Apply or Renew External Membership