Document Delivery Service

 

The Library provides the Document Delivery Service (DDS) for obtaining needed materials from document services suppliers who are listed below. Eligible users can request materials which are not available by the HSMC Library.

To use the service, please fill in the Document Delivery Online Request Form. The Library may take about one week to process received requests. The materials will normally be sent to the requester in PDF format via email when received from document suppliers.

 

Eligible users

  • Full-time academic staff
  • Research assistants
  • Postgraduate students

 

DDS handles requests for the following materials:

  • Journal articles
  • Book chapters
  • Conference proceedings paper

 

Sorry, the following types of materials are not included in DDS:

  • Books
  • Audio-visual materials
  • Reference materials
  • Entire issue of a journal
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Any materials as stipulated by the document suppliers

 

Fees and Charges

  • Eligible users are entitled to 20 FREE documents in each academic year (September to August)
  • A cost-recovery charge will be applied when the maximum quota of 20 has been reached

 

Document Service Suppliers include:

  • British Library Document Service
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library
  • The City University of Hong Kong Library
  • Hong Kong Baptist University Library
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Library
  • The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Library
  • Lingnan University Library
  • The University of Hong Kong Libraries
  • The University of Macau Library

 

IMPORTANT NOTE ON COPYRIGHT

The DDS is provided in accordance with the Hong Kong Copyright Ordinance. Requests that do not comply with the Copyright laws would not be processed.

 

Contacts

Phone: 3963-5314

Email: libdds@hsmc.edu.hk

 

Last update: 31 July 2017