The interlibrary loan & document delivery services are provided in accordance with the Hong Kong Copyright Ordinance Cap.528 which only allows photocopying of no more than one copy of one article from an issue of a journal; or photocopying of a reasonable portion from a book.
Users should observe the Copyright Declarations on the request forms in ILLiad, or on the print request forms. Article requests violating the copyright restriction will be cancelled by the Library. However, users may request the Library to obtain such materials on their behalf from other document delivery suppliers by paying royalty in addition to the standard cost.
Copyright Declaration required by UK Libraries
In October 2003, the UK copyright law was amended. Users have to sign a separate Declaration Form to ensure your request is only for private study or research that is not for a commercial purpose. Those who are not able to sign may be charged a copyright fee in addition to the standard charge by the UK libraries.