Library Resources and Services
The library is located at the north side of the campus. Elegant appearance merged tradition and modern provides the faculty a comfortable and premium circumstances. The library collection currently has more than 810,000 items, which includes 337,874 volumes of Chinese and foreign books, 170,580 kinds of e-books, 682 kinds of serials publications, 11,480 kinds of e-journals, 73 kinds of databases, 18,997 audio materials, 269,917 filmcards and newspapers, maps … etc. The library is well-know as its complete and professional education-related materials, and the humanity and art-related books hold the next large part of collections according to the NTCU focus on refined and professional education and extending art domain.
The library has 622 seats for individual reading, study rooms and discussion room for individual needs. There are various sorts of multimedia film and audio information reserved in the audiovisual room for teaching, self-learning, and leisure use. Internet and other equipments are thoroughly set up and each floor has an area of information search. Besides, the library offers many convenience services, such as check in/out, reading, copy, reference advice, user recommendations, data search, interlibrary cooperation, video-on-demand services. By education program and irregular database training, the library planned many book resources and held “the library tour for freshman” annually to fulfill the needs of teaching and learning activities.
In order to expand the resources, the library has joined in many collaboration with other organizations, such as interlibrary cooperation check in/out and academic e-resources consortia. As a member of the Association of University Libraries in Central Taiwan , the library and other 13 libraries provide convenient and popular book-lending services cooperatively. Now the library continues to promote digital services on campus, and completed the system of reviewing NTCU journals and master/doctor essays in order to reserve the NTCU academic achievements.