Contact:Main Library, Information Desk on 3F|Telephone(886)6-2757575 Ext. 65741、65735|Email
Medical Library, Circulation Desk|Telephone(886)6-2353535 Ext. 5120|Email
About Express Document Delivery Service (via RapidILL)
About Nationalwide Document Delivery Service (NDDS)
Others
 
Q: How to login to Express Document Delivery Service(via RapidILL)?
  Please choose the「RapidILL」at the Library homepage and login with your faculty/student/staff ID Number and Library Password. There is not necessary to register for an account.
 
Q: How to cancel requests?
  Cancel of requests are subjected to the policy of libraries. To cancel requests, please call library staffs to help you.
Main Library, phone:(886)6-2757575 ext. 65734(NDDS)、65735(RapidILL)
Medical Library, phone:(886)6-2353535 ext. 5120
 
Q: What do I do if I forgot my NDDS password?
  Please link to the NDDS (Nationwide Document Delivery Service), then click the check password. Enter your ID number then submit. The System will e-mail you the password.
You may also choose to contact library staffs by phone.
Main Library, phone:(886)6-2757575 ext. 65734
Medical Library, phone:(886)6-2353535 ext. 5120
 
Q: What do I do if my account is cancelled or overdue?
  Please contact library staffs to help you.
Main Library, phone:(886)6-2757575 ext. 65734
Medical Library, phone:(886)6-2353535 ext. 5120
 
Q: What do I do if I can not register NDDS?
  Please contact library staffs to help you.
Main Library, phone:(886)6-2757575 ext. 65734
Medical Library, phone:(886)6-2353535 ext. 5120
 
Q: What is the fastest and most economical way to request materials from other libraries?
 
  • First, checking the NCKU Library Catalog and E-Resource to make sure that the required item is not available within the Library.
  • Checking the Union Catalogs or other libraries’ catalogs in accordance with the types of materials (books or periodicals)and select the libraries which held the required item.
  • Fill in as many lending libraries as possible. System will forward your request to next appointed library automatically if the first library fails to fill the request.
  • Choose Ariel as delivery method.
  • NCKU has teamed up with the NSYSU, CCU, NCHU, KMU, NCCU and NCTU to provide express service for patrons. NT$3 per page is charged for photocopies and NT$100/book(plus NT$70 postage)for book borrowing without any service charge.
 
Q: How do I choose between RapidILL and NDDS?
  For photocopies of materials written in western language , request through RapidILL is preferable. For photocopies of materials written in other language or for borrowing a book, please send requests through NDDS.
 
Q: What is RapidILL?
  RAPIDILL, developed by the Morgan Library of the Colorado State University, is an organization of libraries mainly from the universities in the United States dedicated to fast and cost-effective resource sharing. Request for copies of materials submitted through RapidILL will be delivered faster, often within 24 hours.
 
Q: What is NDDS?
  NDDS(Nationwide Document Delivery Service)is a system developed locally to facilitate resource sharing among libraries in Taiwan. They are fee bases services, and charges vary from library to library. First time users must register to login.

 
Q: What are Union Catalogs?
  Union catalogs are databases combining at least two library catalogs, whereby patrons can search collections from multiple libraries and borrow books or receive photocopies of articles through ILL.
Some union catalogs are not complete, however, because the data is enormous and difficult to maintain. Therefore, it is suggested that patrons search more catalogs lest the required materials cannot be found.
 
  【List of Union Catalogs】:
 
 
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