The Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Medical Library was founded in 1974. Our collection is devoted primarily to the support of the clinical medicine, medical education, and medical research activities of the Medical Center.
The Library houses about 80,000 volumes, subscribes to nearly 250 medical journals in print and 9,000 e-journals.
The library is located on the 1st floor of Education Building(Dorm, 教育大樓) in the Lin-Kou Medical Center. The library covers 1,352 square meters and includes:
Books area: All Books except reference books are here.
Bound periodicals area: All periodicals before the current year are here.
ps. Journals before 1995 are in the Chang Gung University
Circulation desk:You can borrow, return and renew materials and get interlibrary loan documents here.
Current periodical area: All periodicals of the current year are here.
Recommended books area:Display new books and some specific books.
Information retrieval area: Providing computers for readers to use scanners and search the iPAC, E-resources, and the Internet.
Laptop area: Network connections points for laptops are available.
Library staff office: Librarians' office.
Multimedia room: All audiovisual machines are provided for readers to use DVD.
Reading area: We provide several Chinese-language newspapers and one English-language newspaper.
Reference books area: Encyclopedias, directories, statistics, manuals and dictionaries are here.
Projection room: One projection room is available in the multimedia center to project medical DVD. It can accommodate three to twenty people. It must be reserved at the circulation desk.
Photocopy room: 7 photocopy machines are here.
Monday-Friday：9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday：9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sunday and National Holiday：close
Who is eligible to borrow books？
1.Employee of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.(Employee ID Card required)
2.Visitors staying in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital over 12 months.
3. Faculty, Staff and Students of Chang Gung University
Loan Periods (Employee ID Card required)
Journals：do no circulate
Computer software：3 days
Reference books：do not circulate
Textbooks：do not circulate
(Note：one copy of any textbook in the book area can be borrowed)
Grace period for 2 days, but fines must be paid.
Books：NT$5 per day
Computer software：NT$30 per day
Books that are currently on loan or books new received will on display desk for one week can be reserved from iPAC.
Books can be renewed once for 14 days; audiovisual materials and computer software cannot be renewed.
(2) Interlibrary Loan
Interlibrary Loan is a service for users to obtain material not available in the Medical Library and accepts applications to photocopy books and journal articles from other domestic and overseas libraries. The service is only for employees of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. The applicant should fill out an application form at the website(http://ndds.stpi.org.tw).
NT$5 per page + NT$20 per article
NT$5 per page + NT$40 per article (Taipei & Tao-Yuan)
NT$15 per page + NT$40 per article (Other cities)
National Library of Medicine (4 days)：NT$350 per article
The British Library(7-14days)：NT$450 per article
(3) Photocopy Service
7 photocopy machines are located in the library, they are operated via a copycard system. Copycards can be purchased at the photocopy room or circulation desk. Each card costs NT$100, and it can copy 100 times.
(4) Color Photocopy Service
The library offers color photocopying and printing service performed by the library staff at circulation desk. Cost is NT$ 5 per page.
(5) Reference Consultant Service
Reference librarians are available to answer readers’ questions and provide reference, bibliographic and consultative services to help readers get access to the library’s resources and other computer-based information.
The library provides computer equipment for readers to connect to the Internet only to search for academic information. Entertainment, BBS, E-mail and personal document editing are not permitted.
(7) Ethernet connections for laptop computers
The library provides ethernet connections for laptop computers.These allow access to the Internet. You will need ethernet PC card and RJ-45 crossover cable.
The library provides OCR systems in Chinese and English formats, and a scanner for readers to scan documents, pictures and slides.
(9) Photography Copy Stand
The copy stand is available in multimedia room.Readers must provide their own camera.
(10) WiFi Access
The library provides Free WiFi Access Service, You can click here for user's guideline.
All of our Electronic resources are merged in E-Resources Gateway, and you need and password, please type: visitor (only in the intranet)
We provide over 30 database, including: Access Surgery, Access Medicine, Access Pharmacy, Clinical Key, Cochrane Library, DynaMed, Medline, Journals @ Ovid, Micromedex, JCR, Science Direct, ProQuest Medical Library, UpToDate, Web of Science(SCIE)...etc.
over 2,700 English e-Journals are available
over 1000 e-books of Books @ Ovid, Clinical Key, Nursing Consult, Mc Graw-Hill, etc.
(4) Bibliographic Tools
2 bibliographic tools: Endnote & Reference Manager are provided to our readers