Contact:Acquisitions & Cataloging Division|Telephone(886)6-2757575 Ext. 65726 (Books), 65732 (Periodicals)

Both individuals and groups are welcome.


According to National Cheng Kung University Library Operation Regulations for Acquiring Books and Other Materials.

Acceptance Guidelines
  • All gifts to the Library should fall within the scope of the Library’s collection development policy and the acceptance criteria.
  • Gifts must adhere to copyright law. Audio-visual materials should be standard edition for public use or have been granted with public performance license.
  • Unqualified materials include:
    • titles the Library already owns ;
    • not NCKU PhD and Masters theses ;
    • institution introductions / study guidelines / test prep books / address books /incomplete law, standard or regulation materials / conference papers only with agenda or summary / religious pamphlet / numerology information / books of improper social manners & etiquette / absurdity books fall outside of library collecting policy ;
    • the physical condition of the materials with notes, corrections, underlines / defaced / single part of a set ;
    • outdated scientific books (acceptable science and technology books should be published in last 5 years, computer books in last 2 years) / similar titles the library already held (unless an otherwise special edition)
Conditions, Use, Acknowledgement
  • Donor’s name will be placed on the book’s last page of the gifts accepted.
  • The Library makes written acknowledgement of all gifts.
  • For materials deemed to be of “expensive, valuable and rare”, the Library Affairs Meeting will arrange rewards to appreciate in return. The Library will get the donors’ approval in advance and honor their names on the Library’s website, and make an application for the University’s official acknowledgement of gifts.
  • Donors cannot designate how they would like their gifts to be used or located.
  • Materials not added to the collections may be offered to another library or disposed of through other means.
Contacting the Library
  • Persons considering a gift of books to the Library should mail to Acquisitions and Cataloging Division of National Cheng Kung University Library. (Please indicate“Gifts”on the front cover of the package.)
  • Gifts are received by personnel at the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor of the Library. Upon receipt of your donation, you will be asked to complete a Library Gift Form.
  • For large donations, the Library encourages donors to provide a list of materials including the title or description of the items, dates, and general condition of the material. The Library will review the list and contact the donor to discuss whether or not the gift would be of value to the Library and delivery details.
  • For general questions regarding gifts, you may also contact (886) 6-2757575 Ext.65726 for books or ext.65732 for periodicals.
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