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Request from Overseas Libraries

Guidelines for Article Request Service (Overseas Libraries)

The Sports Library is pleased to provide overseas users Article Request Service for books and journals that are being held by the Sports Library. Before submitting your request, you are welcome to check the Sports Library Online Catalogue for the availability of required materials. Request form is available in PDF and WORD format for download.


For copies made without permission of copyright holders, requesters must observe the following guidelines:

  • The copies should be used for the purposes of research or private study only.
  • Only one article in the same issue of a periodical can be made.
  • Only one copy of the same article should be made.
  • For published work, one single copy of a reasonable proportion, about 10% of a published work can be made.

For related copyright issues, please refer to the Copyright Ordinance (Cap. 528) of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Bilingual Law Information System (BLIS).

Charges and payment method

Cost per article Delivery method Delivery Time
US$10 or HK$80 (including postage) Airmail international Two to three weeks
US$15 or HK$120 Fax Two to three days

We accept bank cheque or bank draft (in US or Hong Kong dollars), payable to "The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited". Payment should be sent with the request form to:

Sports Library
Level 2, HKSI Main Building
Hong Kong Sports Institute
25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, N.T.
Hong Kong


For further information, please contact us at (+852) 2681 6130 or by fax at (+852) 2681 6388 or webmaster at: