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. RAPIDILL now has members including libraries from North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. For more information about RAPIDILL, please visit RAPID web site.

Eligible User
  • Current NCKU faculty, students and staff
  • Alumni with a valid NCKU Alumni Library Card
Application Checklist
  • Check our online Library Catalog and E-Resource Gateway 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.
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