Guidelines for the Interlibrary Loan Service of MUST University Library

Service Users

Eligible users of the member libraries of Macau Academic Library Alliance (MALA).

Loan limits

- Available service items are as follows:

Item Type Location
General Books 3F-4F: Main Stacks
Oversize Books 3F: Oversize Books Stacks
Macao Books 2F: Macao Collections (Copy)
CD-Rom Pack 1F: Circ Service Counter
Closing Stock P25 102 Store Room

- Patron may borrow a maximum of 3 items.
- The loan period of items is 25 days.
- All checked out items cannot be renewed.
- MUST Library reserves the right to recall the checked out items (even those are not yet due) at any time.

Loan application

- After the system login and the needed book is found, fill up the contact information and submit your request. Upon notification of acceptance, go in person to MUST library and show your campus card for pickup.
- The item will be reserved for 7 days from, and including, the e-mail notice being sent out.


- MOP2 per item per open day for overdue fine.
- Overdue fine exceeding MOP200 will lead to the suspension of borrowing privileges.
- No overdue fine will be charged on material returned during the three-day grace period. Once past the grace period, overdue fines are calculated from the due date.
- If a loan item is damaged or lost, the user shall pay for all the replacement costs incurred (including the shipment fee) and a processing cost of MOP50 for each item.
- The final fine shall be calculated at the circulation service counter of the library.


Once using the service, the applicant should agree to the terms of these guidelines.


Book overdue will lead to the suspension of borrowing privileges. Borrowers are held responsible to pay back for any loss or damage to the checked-out books.


Tel: (+853) 8897 2086