There are 32 research carrels in the National Central Library for those who need to use the NCL collections to do researches. User can process Research Carrel Online Application or apply in person.
When apply in person, please fill out and turn in the Research Carrel Application Form (in the Attachment) to the Information Service Counter.
(1) Research project title and abstract (about 1,000 words), library’s collections / databases you need to use.
(2) Valid Identification document (ex. certified document or copy of student ID card, teacher ID card, employee ID card and government-commissioned research project)
National Central Library will assign available time slot to the applicants after reviewing the document in the following order:
(1) Time sequence of applying date
(2) doctoral student
(3) master’s student
(4) government-commissioned research project researcher
National Central library will inform starting date by e-mail.
Each approved application allows maximum of 2 months privilege to use the research carrel. When need to use for longer, it is necessary to re-apply with all required documents as stated above. However, approval of re-application is subject to the availability of research carrels. Applicants will be notified of the result by e-mail.