MALA Interlibrary Loan Service of Macao Institute for Tourism Studies Library

Service Users

Users who are authorized by the Macau Academic Library Alliance (MALA).

Borrowing Privileges

Under the conditions of not exceeding the yearly quota, provision of ILL book is subject to the status of book and the rules of our Circulation Service. On-loan items are restricted to regular circulated books only. Periodicals, reference books, multimedia materials and special publications cannot be borrowed.

Book Borrowing Procedures

After system login and the requested book is found, borrower can submit request by filling in their contact information and selecting the library for pickup. Upon notification of acceptance, the borrower should go in person to the selected library for pickup, and must also return to the same location.

On-loan Quantity and Time Period

Maximum 3 books are allowed at a time and the borrowing period must not be over 21 days. Our Library reserves the right to recall the checked out books (even those are not yet due) at any time.

Book Renewal

All checked out books cannot be renewed.


Borrowers are responsible to return their loans on or before the due date. There will be an overdue administrative charge calculated according to Despacho do Chefe do Executivo no. 225/2013.
The library of the borrower’s institution should be in charge of recall notice of checked out items, overdue or lost administrative charge notice as well as checking and recalling any materials borrowed from our Library when the student or staff leaves their institution. In the case that the borrower refuses to take responsibility, the library of the borrower’s institution should be liable instead.


Once using our services, the applicant should agree to accept the terms of these guidelines.


Address: Macao Institute for Tourism Studies Library, Colina de Mong-Há, Macao, China
Tel: 85983071
Fax: 85983090