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Interlibrary Loan

If you can't find the journal or book in our library? The Interlibrary Cooperation Service is the right place for you!
Reminder: Please be sure to follow the copyright law when requesting copies and loans of books

RapidILL Western Periodicals Express Service


If you need a journal article that the library does not have its paper collection or electronic resources, please use theRapidILL-Journal Article Delivery Express (JADE) serviceto request a copy of the article for delivery. (For Chinese journals, please use NDDS) RapidILL is a cooperative system developed by the Colorado State University Library.

JADE is the reader application interface of RapidILL, and it takes an average of 3-4 days (not including holidays) to receive a copy through the RapidILL system, depending on the processing status of each unit.

  • Target: Only for full-time faculty, staff and students of the university
  • Service:Only the western periodicals with ISSN and date are accepted for copying (paper books, conference papers and master's theses cannot be obtained through this system)
  • Application process:
    • If there is no "Get Full Text", please click on Full Text Finder" and then click on "RapidILL"
    • After the reader's identity is verified, the system will automatically bring in the bibliographic information you want to apply for, and click "Send" to complete the application.
    • You can also apply directly to "RapidILL", and make sure to fill in all fields (title, title, page number, ISSN, year of publication).
  • Processing status: You can check the current processing status and application history by logging into the RapidILL Western Periodicals Express Service.
  • Notification of pickup: The Library will notify applicants for pickup by the email address they selected after logging in.
  • Pickup location: Information desk on the 2nd floor of the Library (Interlibrary Cooperation).
  • If a returned item is not available from RapidILL, please submit a request through NDDS.
  • Application Fee: According to the decision made by the Library Committee meeting, this service is provided free of charge.
  • Service hours and contact information:
    • Service hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 - 17:00 (closed on holidays and school vacations).
    • Contact: Interlibrary cooperation (Tel: 03-2652846 or 03-2652831, or

NDDS (Nationwide Document Delivery Service) 


The system integrates the National Periodicals Union Catalog with interlibrary loan functions to provide readers and librarians with access to the collections of over 400 libraries in Taiwan.

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