Contact:Main Library, ILL on 3F|Telephone(886)6-2757575 Ext. 65735、65741|Email
Medical Library, Circulation Desk|Telephone(886)6-2353535 Ext. 5120、5148|Email
RapidILL Express Document Delivery Service

RAPID is an organization of libraries mainly from the universities in the United States dedicated to fast and cost-effective resource sharing. Request for photocopies of materials submitted through RapidILL service will be delivered often within 24 hours. Developed by the Morgan Library of the Colorado State University, RAPIDILL now has two hundred and more members including libraries from Canada, Hong Kong and Taiwan. NCKU Library and Medical Library are now members of the RAPIDILL community. For more information about RAPIDILL, please visit RAPID web site.

Eligible User

Current NCKU faculty, students and staff.

Application Checklist
  • Check our online Library Catalog and E-Rescources Gatway first before ordering materials.
  • Request through RapidILL. Service is available for photocopies of journal articles、book chapters and proceedings papers.
  • Login to the system with your Library ID Number and Password and fill out the request form.
  • Please provide a complete and accurate citation. Fill in journal title in full (no abbreviations). Please provide an ISBN or ISSN number whenever possible.
  • Library will notify you via email when your request arrives in the library, and it will be kept in the library you selected (Main Library or Medical Library) for you to pick up.
  • Requests filled by RapidILL will be charged NT$3 per page.
  • Requests transfer to other domestic libraries via NDDS will be charged according to the supplying library.
  • Items obtained from overseas libraries will be charged NT$450 per request. We will pass on to patrons the full cost of charges for interlibrary loans from overseas that are higher than the standard charges, but we will always check with patrons first before proceeding with the request.
Turnaround time
  • It takes 1 ~ 3 business days to fill the request through RapidILL, but most of them received within 24 hours.
  • Requests transfer to other libraries through NDDS will take 1-14 business days.
  • Request copies of Dissertations & Theses are not available through RapidILL. Please send your request to NDDS(Nationwide Document Delivery Service)
  • When request copies of materials written in Chinese or Japanese, use of NDDS is suggested.
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