Tag Archives: National Central Library Taiwan

Taiwan: NCL offers express materials delivery service to assist researchers during the pandemic

(May 2020)  From Taiwan: As the coronavirus pandemic continues, National Central Library is now offering a Knowledge Quick Access materials delivery service to aid in obtaining needed materials during the pandemic. It is also providing instant online reference services and a resource users’ guide via its Online Reference Help website to assist patrons in finding […]


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Taiwan: Reading festival wins American Library Association award

(22 May 2020) The Taiwan Ministry of Education announced Friday (May 22) that the 2020 Taiwan Reading Festival (台灣閱讀節) won the American Library Association (ALA) award. The annual cultural event, “Taiwan Reading Festival,” takes place in December and has been hosted by the National Central Library and public libraries since 2013. It features a variety of […]


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Taiwan-Israel Sinology center opens at Tel Aviv University

(9 Jan 2020) A sinology research center was inaugurated on Thursday (Jan. 8) at Tel Aviv University, Israel, in a collaboration between the university and the National Central Library (NCL) in Taiwan. The center is the first such facility sponsored by Taiwan in the Middle East, according to NCL. It will boast a collection of 214 publications […]


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Document recognizing Napoléon’s rule for life on show in NCL Taipei

(25 Dec 2019) Having been held in private hands for nearly two centuries, an original typewritten document published in 1802 recording the results of the French constitutional referendum which made Napoléon Bonaparte First Consul for life can now be viewed at National Central Library (NCL) in Taipei. The document, which the private collector believes to be […]


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Taiwan: National Central Library to host carnival in Taipei to promote reading

(28 Nov 2019)  The National Central Library (NCL) will host a major carnival in Taipei next month as part of an annual reading festival to encourage love and appreciation of books, NCL Director-General Tseng Shu-hsien (曾淑賢), said Thursday. The carnival on Dec. 7 in Daan Forest Park and will feature activities such as music performances, […]


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National Central Library Workshop: October 2013

(2 April 2013) The Council on East Asian Libraries, CEAL, has announced that Taiwan’s National Central Library will conduct an International Workshop for Professional Librarians between 14-19 October 2013. This 6-days workshop, Preservation and Innovation of Special Collections and Archives will be open to East Asian professional librarians of different countries. Links to the registration form […]


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