Interlibrary Lending

All local UGC-funded and non UGC-funded universities, post-secondary institutions and overseas institutions are welcome to use the HKSYU Library's interlibrary lending service.
  1. Users can access our Library catalogue and check the availability of materials
  2. All requests should be submitted through the online ILL system - Relais or send the request form to libill@hksyu.edu

Materials eligible for interlibrary lending

  1. Books
  2. Journal articles

Delivery of materials

1. Books

All books should be picked up and returned physically to the 3/F Information Counter. Please ensure that they are in good condition and returned on time.

Books should be collected within 7 working days. The loan period is normally 30 days. A recall notice will be sent to remind the requesting library to return the item earlier if it has been reserved by another user.

Renewals of lent books are allowed if no one else reserves the items. Renewals can be requested online or by email libill@hksyu.edu or by phone 2806 5114.

2. Journal articles

A copy of a requested journal article will be sent to the requester either by email or by mail.

Materials not eligible for interlibrary lending
Reference materials
Serials
Course reserve
Special collections
Rare books
AV materials
Documents on electronic databases

Charges of interlibrary lending service

Materials

QESS members

UGC-funded

Other local institutions

Overseas

Books

Free

Reciprocal

HK$20 per volume

Depending on the locations of institutions

Articles

Not Available

HK$20 per article


The Interlibrary Loan Service provided to other libraries is in accordance with the Hong Kong Copyright Ordinance.