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Nationwide Document Delivery Service (NDDS)

Nationwide Document Delivery Service (NDDS)


1. Nationwide Document Delivery Service (NDDS) is an online system which provide interlibrary loan and photocopy services to all participating libraries in Taiwan. Registered patrons of participating libraries are eligible users.

2. First time user should apply for user account and get approval by affiliated library before using the system for document delivery services. When users changed to another institution, they must apply for a new account by contacting former institution's library staff to delete their old account first.

3. Through Union List of Serials and other catalogs, users are able to search in databases for journal, conference proceeding, dissertation and book holdings in over 400 participating libraries and request online for photocopy of articles and book loan. Requests submitted by users are approved and sent by user’s affiliated library staff to chosen lending library.

4. NDDS is a fee-based resource sharing service. Patron should make full payment for the documents obtained. Since price varies with fee schedules of respective libraries, it is better to check lending policies and fee schedules before submitting request.

Website: NDDS (narl.org.tw)

If you have questions, please contact the TCUST Library Circulation and Extension Services. TEL: (03) 857-2158 ext. 2570