Book donation benefits generations. The library of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
sincerely encourages the governments, enterprises, university staff and students, alumni, community groups
and people of all circles to donate books, journals and other types of documentation. Authors are also
welcome to donate books with signatures. In order to better receiving of donation, we made the following
1 Collection Rules Generally, journals are only for reading as current issues instead of collection, except for those complete our existing collections. Books meet the following requirements will be collected.
1.domestic and overseas formal publications
2. suitable for bachelor and above degree with the contents for our university’s teaching and research
3.Teaching materials and reference books are optional for collection according to the library conditions.
4. For books that library lacks, or needs to increase copies, the proper number of copies is 3-5.
The following will not be collected: 1.Informal publications(except for conference papers with academic value, dissertation, manuscripts,
scientific and technological reports, academic collected papers)
2.books in breach with press law, the copyright law, and other relevant laws
3.books that has been scribbled, water-soaked or damaged, and cannot be read any more
4.books with vulgar, superstitious, anti-social and anti-government contents and grounds
5.a set of books that lacks many volumes
6. books no longer has academic reference value
7. pages less than 49
8.other books not comply with the library collection development policies
2 Rights and Interests Our library becomes the owner of all the books upon acceptance. Donators are sincerely encouraged to leave autograph or stamps on books. The library has established the donation list and displayed it on the donation section of library website. The books will be classified into different sectors according to content for patron use The information of collected books can be searched in Collections of library homepage. The library reserves the right to eliminate books not suitable for collection or already existed without informing the donators, according to the following disposal rules.
1 pass on donations
(1) Books in good condition and of reference value will be passed to other institutions.
(2) Books already existed or not suitable for collection will be joined in a bookcrossing activity called the Heart Island.
2 Donations from students graduated will not be collected, but accepted by the Heart Island so as to benefit more students in our university.
3 Pirate , ruined and worn-out books will be discarded.
3 Other donations The library accepts special fund donation (including foreign currency), which will be used at donator’s will. For donations of large amount and great value, the library will, besides regular disposal, organize special donation ceremony and promotion activities.
4 Donation Ways Phone: 025-85811786
the following options:
1. donate directly to Acquisition and Cataloguing Department (Room 122)
2. Donate by post:
Address: Acquisition and Cataloguing Department, the library of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, 138 Qixia Avenue, Nanjing
3.Local bulk donation can be fetched by library staff.
5 Donation Feedback Once the books are accepted, we will present letter of thanks or donation certificate to donators in person, by phone, by letters or by e-mails to convey encouragement and gratitude. If donating by post, please leave contact information including names, addresses and postcodes so that we could present above letters or certificates.
Students graduated are warmly welcomed to donate books. We sincerely hope that better services could be provided for faculty and students as donation increases.
Period for such donations: May to July each year
How: donate directly to Acquisition and Cataloguing Department (Room 122)
Disposal: Such donations will not be collected, but accepted by a book-crossing activity called the Heart Island so as to benefit more students in our university.