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

Find out about loan limits and duration for staff and students.


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.

NP Affiliates

Eligibility

  • NIEC@NP students and lecturers
  • SIT@NP students and teaching staff
  • 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


Find out about loan limits and duration for staff and students.

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.

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

Find out about loan limits and duration for external members.


Annual Fees

External Membership TypeAnnual Fee
NP Student Alumni$42.80
Individual / Corporate
Note: Corporate membership includes 3 transferrable library accounts
$214

Note: Annual Fees are

  • Inclusive of GST
  • Non-refundable
  • 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