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The Interlibrary Loan Service provided by the NCKU Library is a resource sharing service that allows eligible users to request items not available in the University Library. It is available to eligible users on a cost-recovery basis.

Eligible User
  • Current NCKU faculty, students and staff
  • Alumni with a valid NCKU Alumni Library Card (limited to RapidILL service)
Service Interface
The Library provides interlibrary loan service through the following two systems. You may choose one as appropriate depending on your request type.
  • RapidILL Express Document Delivery Service
    Participating libraries mainly located in the United States. If patron needs photocopies of materials written in western languages, request through RapidILL is preferable.
  • Nationwide Document Delivery Service (NDDS)
    An online request system which provides book loan and photocopy services to all participating libraries in Taiwan. First time user should apply for a user account before using the system. Services provided are:
    • Photocopies
      • Articles (including book chapters).
      • Dissertations & Theses
      • Fast Document Delivery Service among 7 Universities:
        NCKU library has teamed up with the libraries of the National Sun Yat-sen University、National Chung Cheng University、National Chung Hsing University、 National Chiao Tung Universiy 、National Chengchi University and the Kaohsiung Medical University to provide fast interlibrary copying services. The charge is NTD$3 per page without service charge, and the turnaround time is about 3 working days whereas most of the requests would be filled within 24 hours. (Normally, requests are charged NTD$5 per page for copying with service charge and the turnaround time is about 3-5 working days.)
    • Book Loans
Copyright Notice
Users are obliged to comply with relevant copyright law while utilizing the materials provided by the interlibrary loan office of National Cheng Kung University library. The photocopies or reproductions are only for research, study or private use and not for any commercial purpose.
For more details about copyright law, please refer to the page of Propagation of IPRs.
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