The interlibrary loan (ILL) system is a service whereby a patron can borrow books or receive photocopies of periodicals, books, theses, and other documents from other participating libraries through prearranged agreements. Please respect intellectual property laws when utilizing the service.
Nationwide Document Delivery Service (NDDS)
Rapid ILL Document Delivery Service
How do I request items?
The process will take one to five business days, depending on where the material is located and how quickly that library or supplier responds to the request.
The cost depends on the library from which the item is requested. For journal articles, the cost is typically NT$2-3 per page.
RAPIDILL@NCHU is a service for requesting Western journal articles that are not available at the NCHU libraries. This service is available to NCHU staff and students only.
How do I request articles?
Rapid ILL can only be used for requesting journal articles
Journal articles will be received within seven business days (minimum 24 hours). The actual time may vary according to where the material is located and how quickly that library or supplier responds to the request. If a requested article has not arrived after three business days, you may contact the library to inquire about the status of the request.
The cost is NT$ 3 per page for articles supplied by the RapidILL Service. The Rapid ILL service is free for journals that have been unsubscribed by the university’s Western Journal Committee.
Need more information?
If you would like more details about interlibrary loaning, please contact:
Reference Desk, 1F, Main Library
Tel: 04-22840290 ext.141