CONsortium on Core Electronic Resources in Taiwan

Consortial Abbreviation: 
CONCERT
Slogan or Motto: 
We anticipate to provide services that are one-step ahead of the requests received from users.
Brief Description: 

CONCERT was officially launched in 1990, it is conducted by the Science and Technology Policy Research and Information Center (STPI).    The main tasks of the STPI is to negotiate prices, review contracts, coordinate training sessions and provide information services to the CONCERT members.  So far, this consortium has licensed over 100 databases.   All e-resources, exclude e-books, are within our service range.  The CONCERT members covers 70 national as well as private universities, 51 Sci-Tech universities, 36 colleges, 15 junior colleges, 30 R&D organizations and 18 government organizations.

In addition to the service, the STPI each year conduct user meetings, training courses and annual CONCERT conference.   

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Training
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Mailing Address: 
Beatrice Lin (Mengling) CONCERT Project Manager Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center 15F, No. 106, Sec. 2, Heping E. Road, Taipei, TAIWAN
Country: 
Taiwan
Generic Phone Number: 
886-2-2737-7871
Fax: 
886-2-2737-7494
Staff Contacts: 
Beatrice Lin CONCERT Project Manager email: mellin@stpi.narl.org.tw Phone number: 886-2-2737-7871 Fax number: 886-2-2737-7494
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
8
Number of Affiliate Member Libraries: 
124
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Number of Staff: 
8.00