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Provide users with the use of special materials from the Library’s Special Collection while ensuring the proper preservation of original materials.

Service Recipients

All users.

Material Scope

Collections stored in the Library‘s B2 Special Collection Area (in the Special Collections room).

Service Description
  • Service Method
    The Library’s Special Collections are under closed stacks management, and are not available for borrowing. Users who want to access the materials must fill in a collection request form. Once the form has been reviewed and approved, the requester will be notified to approach the Collection Management and Circulation Services Division within the retention period.
  • Retrieval and Usage Hours
    • (1) Retrieval Request: After filling in the retrieval request form, please submit it to the 5th floor Collection Management and Circulation Services Division office or the 1st floor circulation desk or apply on the Discovery System for retrieval (on-campus readers can log-in to make a reservation while off-campus readers must fill in the off-campus reader material request form).
    • (2) Access Hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Materials must be read at designated location. Any materials retrieved must be returned to the Collection Management and Circulation Services Division by the end of the same day’s access hours.
    • (3) In case of special circumstances, the Library will change the usage hours after prior notice.
    • (4) Retention period: Upon approval of each request, there is a retention period of 3 days (not including holidays) starting from the day after the retrieval notice has been sent. Materials not retrieved within the retention period will be re-shelved.
    • (5) Number of materials for retrieval: Each retrieval request is limited to 10 materials (items).
    • (6) Successful requesters must present a valid identification to prove their identity such as NCKU ID, Student ID, National ID, Driving License, NHI card, First Teacher Certificate and Passport to retrieve the materials.
Important Notice
  • The special collections are generally not available for original material retrieval. Only NCKU faculty members and students that have made special requests and have been approved are allowed.
  • Users who want to reproduce special materials may do so only through photographic equipment such as a camera or a smartphone. Reproduction through photocopying or any other method that could damage the original material is strictly prohibited. Additionally, users must adhere to copyright laws and related regulations.
  • Users using the special collections must take good care of it and comply with the regulations set forth in point six of National Cheng Kung University Library Guidelines for Use of Special Collections.
Service policy

National Cheng Kung University Library Guidelines for Use of Special Collections.

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