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What can and cannot be borrowed via ILL 

Items that CAN be requested:
  • Items NOT found in Library Catalogue system
  • Journal articles
  • Book chapter
Items that CANNOT be requested:
  • Books that are already available locally, even if they are currently on loan
  • Masters dissertations, Bachelors dissertations and theses
  • Standards and patents
  • Loose-leaf publications
  • Fiction (novels)


Charges and quotas

University membersMaximum number of requestsCost per request
Academic staff 40 Free
PhD students 40 Free
Taught postgraduates 20 RMB 5.00
Non-teaching staff 10 Free
Undergraduates 10 RMB 5.00

Any additional requests beyond this quota are charged at a higher rate to 10.00 RMB per request. Please discuss with the Interlibrary loans staff if you use up your full allocation and wish to make further requests.

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