The center collects and offers access to extensive information resources related to Taiwan’s indigenous peoples. By providing Chinese and Western language publications, periodicals, gray literature, as well as multi-media audio-visual materials, the center’s aim is to meet the needs of users interested in issues of concern to indigenous peoples and play a key role in providing necessary information resources.
To ensure that all users can access the resources they need, all the collections may be read within the center facility only and may not be taken out from its premises. Studying areas and photocopying facilities are also provided in the center. Opening hours: 08:00 - 18:00 (Mon-Fri) 09:00 - 17:00 (Sat) Closed on SundaysThe center is also closed for the national holidays and the last Wednesday of each month.
To replicate exact copies of various collection materials, especially artworks, illustrations and maps, the center provides special multi-function copying equipment to do color printing as well as high quality black and white or color scanning services for users. These services also provide convenience and various options to duplicate materials of the collections with the added benefit of minimizing carbon emissions and saving energy.
The center is equipped with two photocopy machines for printing and copying services. The one set next to the computer search area is a multi-function machine which is capable of color printing and photocopying. The other copying machine is placed at the studying area. Users need to purchase pre-paid copy cards before using the copy machine and to obey the law of Intellectual Property Rights.
Wireless internet service is provided throughout the center and Ethernet jacks can be found under each reading table. Users can use their Library Card to borrow connection cables from the information desk if needed. For wired internet access, cable ports are available at the studying area. On-line service registration is required for general public through the information desk in order to get a set of account number and password before logging into the NTU Network System.
The center collects a lot of audio-visual materials related to domestic and foreign indigenous peoples and combined with the Taiwan Social and Humanities Video Archive which is the precious works of Professor Li Daoming from Graduate Institute of Filmmaking, Taipei National University of the Arts. Through viewing the center’s collections, users can gain a deeper understanding of indigenous peoples. There are 4 cubicles provided by the center as audio-visual facilities, each of which can accommodate at most 3 people at a time and one public room with a capacity of 20 people. Users need to search for the audio-visual materials that they are interested in first, then borrow the items from the staff at information desk with their library cards.