Inter-library Loan Services — Urgent Article Request

The Library is providing a service that allows each academic staff to make up to three applications in each academic year for journal articles which they need urgently. Application is based on first-come-first-served basis.


EdUHK academic staff & non-academic staff with equivalent status

Kinds of Requests Accepted

Library will only provide articles that can be purchased and delivered online.


If the request is successful, we shall deliver the article directly to the applicant by email.

Quota and Charges

  • Eligible staff can make up to 3 applications during each academic year (1 July to 30 June next year).
  • All applications will be counted against the quota no matter they can be successfully filled or not.
  • There will not be any charge to the applicant.

Service Hours

  • Only applications submitted between 9 am and 5 pm on Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays or university holidays) will be processed as urgent request.
  • Applications submitted at other hours will be processed through regular inter-library loans channels and one application quota will be deducted.

How to Submit a Request

Please trick the “Urgent Article Request” box after login to the ‘Request From’ in iSearch.

Enquiry and Assistance

Please call us at 2948-6653 or email to

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