Interlibrary Loan Service

Interlibrary Loan Service is a service provided by our library which borrows materials for eligible patrons from other libraries or literature information agencies. It is an efficient method of resource sharing among different libraries in different places.

Service Users

Users who want to borrow materials from libraries other than NSTL should be patrons holding the membership of our library or employees of enterprises with which our library have service contracts. The services offered by NSTL can refer to Instructions to the Users of NSTL Shenzhen Service Station (download).

Turn-around Time

The standard turn-around time for domestic interlibrary loan with no returning requirement is 3 working days (in 2 working days for urgent request).


1. National Science and Technology Library (NSTL)
2. China Academic Social Science and Humanities Library (CASHL)
3. China Science Digital Library (CSDL)
4. Tsinghua University Library
5. China Standards Service Nets


1. We provide a free service. However, patrons need to pay the cost to the lending library according to Charge Schedule.
2. The services offered by NSTL can refer to Instructions to the Users of NSTL Shenzhen Service Station (download).

Payment Methods

1. Patrons can pay the cost once for all when they come to library to get the materials.
2. Patrons can prepay some money for interlibrary document delivery and settle their accounts at the end of year.
3. Patrons can also choose either settlement method and transfer money to the account below: Account Name: University Town Library of Shenzhen
Bank of Deposit: Shenzhen Huaxin Sub-branch, Pingan Bank
Account No.: 0142100395892

Application Methods

1. Patrons can fill out Application for Interlibrary Loan at the service counters of the industry and business Library on the 3rd floor and submit it to the library staff;
2. Patrons can fill out application for interlibrary loan.doc and send it to or by QQ: 982516124;
3. Apply by phone: 0755-26032364 (from Monday to Friday).


The request for interlibrary loan can not be revoked once applied. Please check the library resources before submitting the application.

Opening Hours

Shenzhen University Town Library (SUTL) to close temporarily 
to the public patrons during the campus close-off management 

SUTL to close temporarily since May 11th, 2020.
“Non-Touch Book Check-In & Out Service” provided ONLY for 
staff, faculties, and students of the Shenzhen University Town Campus.
Service Hour: Monday to Friday: (9:00-17:00)
Main Entrance on the first floor of SUTL along Xueyuan Road
Holidays and Weekends: Fully Closed

Contact Us

Address:Shenzhen Science & Technology
                Library,University Town of
                Shenzhen, Xili Town, Nanshan
                District, Shenzhen China, 518055 
Complaint Tel:0755-26032476 26032359

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