Services

1. For Peking University faculty, students and staff 

1) Document Delivery 

If the materials you need are not in the collections of the Peking University Library, you can request as following:

  · Interlibrary Loan System

Log in Interlibrary Loan System with your University ID card number, and submit your request. Documents will be delivered by e-mail.

  · CASHL

China Academic Humanities and Social Sciences Library (CASHL) holds approximately foreign periodicals of more than 20,000 kinds on humanities and social sciences. You can search the Journal Contents and submit a request. A preliminary user registration is required before making a request. Documents will be delivered by e-mail.

2) Interlibrary Book Loan 

There are two ways of loaning a book owned by other libraries.

①. Use Interlibrary Card

Eligible users may apply for an interlibrary card at the Interlibrary Loan Center with your University ID Card. The Interlibrary Loan Center is located in the Sunny Lobby. You can go to corresponding libraries to borrow books with an interlibrary card.

Currently, the books held by the following libraries can be borrowed in this way.

Renmin University of China Library Tsinghua University Library
National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing Foreign Studies University Library
Beijing Normal University Library Beijing Center for Japanese Studies

②. Submit a loan request via ILL (Interlibrary Loan) system

Eligible users can also submit a loan request via ILL system. When the books are available, an email will be sent to inform you to pick up the books. All books borrowed via ILL should be returned to Interlibrary Loan Counter and cannot be renewed. There are three ways of borrowing a book.

· Interlibrary Loan system

You can submit a book loan request by Interlibrary Loan system. Books held by the following libraries can be borrowed in this way.

National Library of China, Shanghai Library, Hong Kong University Library, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library and some foreign libraries.

· CASHL

You can search the Book Contents, and submit the request to borrow books directly from China Academic Humanities and Social Sciences Library (CASHL) member libraries. You can borrow western language books on Humanities and social science. A preliminary user registration is required before making a request.

For more information on CASHL, please visit: http://www.cashl.edu.cn/portal/

· BALIS

You can search “BALIS Retrieval System” and submit the request to borrow books directly from Beijing Academic Library & Information System (BALIS). A preliminary user registration is required before making a request.

For more information on BALIS, please visit: http://202.112.118.41/union/.

2. For non-Peking University users and institutions 

Document Delivery

We would like to provide Document Delivery for non-Peking University users and institutions. Please send your request to the email address ill@lib.pku.edu.cn.

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