Copyright Restrictions

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  • All items provided by Interlibrary Loan Services must be used only for research or private study.
  • All Interlibrary Loan Services must comply with the copyright laws of Hong Kong. Therefore, we cannot accept requests for items like more than one chapter or ten percent of a book. In those circumstances, we shall arrange for an Interlibrary Loan of the book.
  • When an item is supplied by photocopy, a maximum of ten percent of the book / journal will be supplied. In addition, only one article in the same issue of a journal can be photocopied and supplied.
  • The Lingnan University Library reserves the right to reject any particular Interlibrary Loan request on grounds of copyright violations.
  • Click here for a more detailed copyright policy of Lingnan University Library.