Guidelines for Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery Service

Interlibrary Loan
  • Eligibility

    UM graduate and fourth-year students*, UM faculty members, administrativeand research staff only.

    * As for the fourth-year students, kindly send us an email to lib_ref@um.edu.mo for acquiring the account access to Interlibrary Loan Request System.

  • Types

    Types of materials can be requested via ILL, for example:

    • Journal articles
    • Book
    • Book Chapter
    • Conference Paper
  • Charges
    ILL (Books) Unit Price (per volume)
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library
    USD10.00 / MOP81.00
    The City University of Hong Kong Library
    HKD35.00 / MOP36.00
    The Education University of Hong Kong Library
    Free of charge
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Library
    Free of charge
    The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Library
    USD5.00 / MOP41.00
    The University of Hong Kong Libraries
    Free of charge
    ILL (Photocopies) Unit Price (per article)
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library
    USD5.00 / MOP41.00
    The City University of Hong Kong Library
    Free of charge
    The Hong Kong Baptist University Library
    HKD5.00 / MOP6.00
    The Education University of Hong Kong Library
    Free of charge
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Library
    Free of charge
    The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Library
    USD3.00 / MOP25.00
    RapidILL Libraries *
    Free of charge
    The Sun Yat-Sen University Library
    HKD0.50/A4 paper + postage
    The University of Hong Kong Libraries
    Free of charge

    * RapidILL provides article delivery service from the journal collections come from nearly 80 member libraries in the United States, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

    Request photocopies of dissertations in HK Unit Price (per volume)
    The University of Hong Kong Libraries
    USD50.00 / MOP405.00
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library
    HKD400.00 / MOP413.00
    The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Library
    USD40.00 / MOP324.00
  • Delivery time:
  • The average time required to obtain copies from another source is two working days to one week. Book requests that must be sent to Hong Kong or overseas usually is three weeks to four weeks which may sometimes take considerably longer than this average.