Nationwide Document Delivery Service (NDDS) is an online fee-based resource sharing system which provides interlibrary loan and photocopy services to all participating libraries in Taiwan. Through Union List of Serials and other catalogs, users are able to search in databases for journals, conference proceedings, dissertations and book holdings in over 400 participating libraries and request online for a photocopy of articles and book loans.
Valid Applicants
ISU faculty, staff and students
NDDS Service
Request for photocopies of domestic and international materials and book loans.
Application Procedures & Notes
1. Check our online library catalog and Hyint E-Resources first to ensure that the required materials are not available at ISU libraries.
2. Registration is required for first-time users. You will be notified via email for the approval to log in to the system within 2 business days.
3. Check the Union Catalogs or other libraries catalogs and select the library which holds the required item. Fill in the request form and send it online.
4. Library will notify you via email when your request arrives in the library, and it will be kept in the location you belong (Main Library or Medical Campus Library) for you to pick up.
5. Pickup location
Main Library: 3F Reference Service Desk
Medical Campus Library: 2F Reference Service Desk
6. Books should be returned to the Reference Service Desk during office hours. Do not return to the book drop.
Domestic Service
1. Price list of each library: Interlibrary Loan; Photocopy
2. “Kaohsiung Alliance of University Libraries”:
Photocopy: NT$1 per page, extra postage required.
Ariel Document Delivery: NT$2 per page.
International Service (according to the policy of the Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center (STPI))
1. Price list of STPI (Search Library ID 159)
Ask a Librarian
1. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:10-12:00、13:00-17:00 (Closed on weekends and holidays)
2. Main Library: 3F Reference Service Desk. Tel: 07-6577711 ext. 2713 or e-mail at isundds@isu.edu.tw
Medical Campus Library: 3F Service Desk. Tel: 07-6151100 ext. 3574 or e-mail at ylibrary@isu.edu.tw
Prior notification to the Reference Service Desk is required for those who need to pick up their request materials during non-office hours.