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Library Access and Privileges



XJTLU Library is committed to providing to all alumni of XJTLU a quality library service. Alumni include students graduated from XJTLU or current 2+2 students who are studying at the University of Liverpool. 

The visiting and borrowing privileges are limited to XJTLU registered students and full-time staff during the COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control period.

Visiting Use XJTLU Alumni Card to visit the Library.
Borrowing Fill in Alumni Borrowing Access Application Form to apply for Library borrowing access.
Library Catalogue (OPAC) Search items in Library Catalogue with Internet access. Visit the Guide for more details about using the Catalogue.
Electronic Resources Walk-in access to the Library’s electronic resources. 
Restricted Remote Access to Electronic Resources Remotely access alternative electronic resources by using the resources list for alumni as below. You must access the licensed electronic resources with alumni account using the links on the resources list for alumni.
LiVE Log in LiVE, an online equivalent of Information Literacy modules for self-learning.
Reference Service Contact a librarian for reference services via LibAnswers, and email of

+ How to activate my XJTLU Alumni Card?

Please when in possession of your XJTLU Alumni Card, firstly go to Library Circulation Desk on Level 3 to activate your card.

+ When will my XJTLU Alumni Card get expired and where can I reactivate it?

All XJTLU Alumni Cards will be expired on December 31st of the current year. Please bring your international passport or other authorized form of ID to the Library Circulation Desk on Level 3 when applying for XJTLU Alumni Card re-activation. Your XJTLU Alumni Card needs to be re-activated every year for using. If you have any queries, please call 0512-8816 1290/1291 to ask for assistance to reactivate your XJTLU Alumni Card.

+ How to access the Library if I forgot to bring my XJTLU Alumni Card?

Alumni who forgot to bring their XJTLU Alumni Cards with them may use their assigned valid university login details to open the Wide Access Control Gate to enter and exit the Library. But keep in mind that you can only use this process 8 times for entering and 8 times for exiting each month.

+ How to access the Library if I lost my XJTLU Alumni Card?

If a user loses his or her XJTLU Alumni Card, please report the loss to Library Circulation Desk on Level 3 or report card loss on the Library OPAC system. While a new card is being prepared for you, the Wide Access Control Gate should be used. You will have unlimited access during this period. After your new card has been issued to you, please swipe your XJTLU Alumni Card to enter the Library. In case of lost XJTLU Alumni Card, if you have applied for a new one, then the old card is invalid.

Electronic Resources for Alumni


Library Databases

Research Tool

Open Access Resources