News

Firewall Maintenance on July 8
Due to the firewall maintenance, all the library processes on-line (network included) will not be available from 8:00 till 9:00 on July 8.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.
 
Contact Person System Management
Telephone Ext. 65770
 
 
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B1F of Main Library is now open for studying.
The Multimedia Center has been closed to the public since May and will undergo a significant renovation in the future. During the transition period, it will temporarily open for studying.
 
Please note the following if this is your first time studying here.
 
1.This space is not for quiet study. It is near the office area, Auditorium, and Group Viewing Rooms. Readers may hear voices coming from rooms nearby.
 
2.No desk lamp
 
 
Hours of Operation:
Regular Semester: 9:30-21:00
Summer& Winter Breaks: 9:30-17:30
(Study space will be vacated 10 minutes before closing time.)
 
Contact Person     Circulation & Public Services
Telephone     Ext.65760
E-Mail       em65760@email.ncku.edu.tw
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Relaxed Rules on Mask-Wearing in Libraries

All library users to the Main Library, the Kun-Yen Medical Library, and the KnowLEDGE will still be required to wear masks at the library entrance gate but will be allowed to take them off if they can maintain proper social distancing in the library.

Only people with respiratory symptoms will need to wear masks at all times while in the library.

Contact Person Circulation & Public Services
Telephone Ext.65760
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Group Study Rooms and Group Viewing Rooms will be available!

Group Study Rooms and Group Viewing Rooms in the Main Library and the Kun-Yen Medical Library will be available for use from May 20, 2020.

Contact Person    Circulation & Public Services
Telephone    Ext.65760
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Visitors will be allowed to enter the libraries from May 20
Starting Wednesday, May 20, 2020, visitors from outside the university will be allowed to enter the Main Library and the Kun-Yen Medical Library. The library will limit the number of visitors to enter the libraries at the same time: up to 50 people in the Main Library and up to 25 people in the Kun-Yen Medical Library. If the number exceeds the maximum limit, visitors are required to obtain a number card and wait for calls.
 
Any visitors visiting NCKU libraries must abide by the following preventive measures:
 
1. Wear masks at all times while in the library.(The Library does not provide any masks)
2. Fill out a health questionnaire and record body temperature.
3. Keep social distancing and practice personal hygiene.
 
The access policy may be revised if the pandemic situation or official recommendations by the university change.
 
Contact Person Circulation & Public Services
Telephone Ext.65760
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Main Library_Changes to Multimedia Services
From May 1st, the Multimedia Center in Main Library will be closed for renovations and the multimedia services will be changed as follows:
 
Multimedia Collections, Language Learning Magazines and Multimedia Viewing Carrels:
1. Please borrow or retrieve the multimedia materials/carrels at the Circulation Desk on the first floor.
2. Please see our Loan Policy for more details:
 
Multimedia Online:
Please contact the Reference Desk on the first floor.
 
Multimedia Equipment:
A self-service photography copy stand is available in the Map Room on the first floor.
 
Hours:
1.Retrieval of Multimedia Materials:
Regular Semester: 10:00~20:00
Summer/Winter Breaks嚗10:00~16:00
 
2.Multimedia Viewing Carrels:
Regular Semester: 10:00~21:00
Summer/Winter Breaks嚗10:00~17:00
 
Contact Person Circulation & Public Services
Telephone Ext.65760

 

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Library users are required to scan personal ID cards to enter & exit the Library.

From Friday, April 17, 2020, all library users to the Main Library and the Kun-Yen Medical Library are required to scan their library ID cards to enter and exit the Library.

Contact Person Circulation & Public Services
Telephone Ext.65760
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Library users required to wear masks from April 6

Starting April 6, 2020, all NCKU library users must wear masks in the library to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (but no masks are provided by the library). Those who refuse to wear a mask are not allowed to enter the library. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Contact Person  Circulation & Public Services
Telephone  Ext.65760
E-Mail  em65760@email.ncku.edu.tw

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Mendeley stops offering Institutional Edition Service
Mendeley stops offering Institutional Edition Service as from today.
 
Before 2020, NCKU Users who installed Mendeley and logded in with campus IP address can have 100GB free online storage for bibliographies.
 
The Elsevier inc., Taiwanese branch announced that Elsevier Inc. has stopped selling Mendeley Institutional Edition Service globally.
All current users can only keep 2GB free online storage, or refer to personal update programs
 
Saved bibliographic records will not be removed from Mendeley, but users can not add new bibliographies.
 
Library urges users to transfer your records to other bibliographic softwares, or transfer to EndNote desktop version.
 
 
Contact Person Information Services
Telephone Ext. 65780

 

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The APC of Cambridge open access journal will be FREE
NCKU supports to promote open access journal.
In 2020, The Article Processing Charge(APC) of Cambridge open access journals will be FREE.
Please refer to the attached file to see journal list.
 
Checklist:
Article types eligible for OA publishing under the agreement: Research articles, Review articles and Rapid communication
• A corresponding author, only at NCKU, who contributes (submits) an OA article is eligible for OA publishing under this agreement. It does not apply to co-authors at other institutions.
• OA publishing is only possible in the Gold OA journals, both hybrid and wholly OA journals, and only in those that are included in the institution’s collection.(Please see the below attached file)
• OA acceptance will be based on the RightsLink transaction date and not based on article submission or acceptance date. For clarity this means the author must have completed the transaction in RightsLink before 2020/12/31.
Retroactive OA – this is allowed for articles published during the deal. Please note that articles will need to be made OA within the same year that they are published i.e. an article published in March 2019 non-OA will need to be made retroactively OA before the end of 2019. Only the author can request their article to be made OA and this will be done through RightsLink. The publication date means the date the article is published online on the Core platform, irrespective of First View and volume/issue publication date.
 
 
Additional File Cambridge_OA_List
Contact Person Information Services
Telephone Ext. 65780

 

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