Staff and eligible students may request material not held at Swinburne Sarawak Library for the purpose of research and teaching at Swinburne.
|PhD and professional doctorate||Yes|
|Masters by research||
|Masters by coursework||
|Final year undergraduate (thesis preparation)||Supervisor authorisation required|
Note: Access to ILL service is suspended if you have overdue loans at Swinburne Library or if you have exceeded your borrowing privileges.
What can you request?
How long does it take?
Collection and delivery
Loan periods and renewals
Loan periods vary from two weeks to four weeks. Check the email received and note on the front of the book for the due date. Renewals are granted at the discretion of the lending library. One renewal is usually permitted. To request a renewal:
Items with restricted use
Other libraries reserve the right to place restrictions on material that they supply. Swinburne Sarawak Library is bound by these restrictions. You may be required to use the item within Swinburne Sarawak Library, or sign a declaration that you have read it.
All requests must comply with the Copyright Law as stated below:
The copyright law of Malaysia (Copyright Act 1987 (Act 332)) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.
Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not for:
If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of fair use, that user may be liable of copyright infringement and the penalty.
The library reserves the rights to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of the copyright law.
Loss or damaged of material
The borrower holds personal responsibility for the care of all items borrowed and for the return of the items in good condition. If an item is lost or damaged the borrower must report this to the library staff. The borrower will be responsible for all costs and charges associated with the replacement or repair of the item.