Interlibrary Loan - ILLiad

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Interlibrary Loan - ILLiad

Important Note:

Due to the shortage of lenders as a result of COVID-19, the expected arrival time for ILL items will be delayed (approximately more than 2-3 weeks).


Description of service

This Interlibrary Loan Service is for requesting resources which are not available in the University Libraries from local and overseas sources. The interlibrary loan management system used by the Libraries, ILLiad, has been upgraded to the latest 9 version through a hosted server located at OCLC*. The system allows you to submit interlibrary loan and inter branch photocopy requests online and checking their requests’ progress including request history.

Use of ILLiad is available for users eligible for HKU interlibrary loan or inter branch photocopying.

Click here to download User Guide.

*OCLC is a non-profit library cooperative providing research, programmes and services that help libraries to share and access resources globally.  ILLiad is a software which automates and manages interlibrary loan functions with a single user-oriented interface.