Brief History
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.
Collection Resources

The Library houses about 80,000 volumes, subscribes to nearly 250 medical journals in print and 9,000 e-journals.
Library Location

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.

Opening Hours
Monday-Friday:9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday:9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sunday and National Holiday:close
(1) Circulation:
  • 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)
    Books:14 days
    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)

  • Overdue
    Grace period for 2 days, but fines must be paid.
    Books:NT$5 per day
    Computer software:NT$30 per day

  • Reserve
    Books that are currently on loan or books new received will on display desk for one week can be reserved from iPAC.
    Connect iPAC

  • Renewal
    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(
  • Domestic Library:
    Regular (2-3days):
    NT$5 per page + NT$20 per article
    Urgent(1 day):
    NT$5 per page + NT$40 per article (Taipei & Tao-Yuan)
    NT$15 per page + NT$40 per article (Other cities)
  • Overseas Library:
    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.
(6) Internet
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.
(8) Scanner
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.
Electronic Resources
All of our Electronic resources are merged in E-Resources Gateway, and you need and password, please type: visitor (only in the intranet)

(1) Database
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.

(2) E-Journals
over 2,700 English e-Journals are available

(3) E-Books
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



Library Information

Tel: 886-3-3281200 ext. 3480~4
Fax: 886-3-3287165
Address: 5 Fu-Shing St. Kwei-San Hsiang,
Tao-Yuan, Taiwan (333)
Homepage: (Intranet)
Electronic Resources:

Other Information
NO SMOKING. Eating and drinking in the library are also prohibited.




Last Updated: 24.Dec.2014


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