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ILL from other institutions

If resources are not available on campus, you can order a photocopy or borrow a book from another library.(charged) ※Interlibrary Loan Services (ILL) are only for university members.

How to apply

  • Please make a request online. If you have any problems, please ask at the Interlibrary Access Desk (weekdays, 9:00-16:45).
  • For students who belong to the Faculty of Agriculture, the Faculties at Yoshida Minami [Yoshida-South campus], the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Center for Informatics, submit your request from your local library.
  • When you make a request at the main library, you can use only private expenses. For payment at public expense, please ask your affiliated library. If the department does not have a library, inquire at the Interlibrary Access Desk.
  • Cancellation after an application may not be able to be performed.
  • Some books may not be available to be borrowed, such as bound books, books out on loan, and resources owned by a research laboratory.
ILL Online Service

Ordering a photocopy from another library (charged)

  • Photocopies of resources owned by a domestic or foreign university library, National Diet Library, or a special institution, etc. can be ordered from the library.
  • When looking for journals, please be sure to check the E-Journals List.
  • You can order 10 requests per day.

Ordering a Book from another library (charged)

  • A book that is not in the University's collection can be borrowed from a domestic or foreign university library, National Diet Library, or a special institution, etc.
  • You can borrow only 1 item at once
  • In principle, journals can not be borrowed.
  • Some lending libraries require that borrowed materials be used in the borrowing library only.

Charge and Wait period

Charge photocopy It costs 35-60 yen per page plus postage. Please note some libraries require additional charges.
loan Postage is required both ways (Both when receiving and returning material). Please note some libraries require additional charges.
Wait period It takes about 1 week to obtain material. Wait period varies depending upon the lending library and materials requested.

Overseas ILL

photocopy
Organization Payment Charge Wait period Comment
KERIS private about 2,000-4,000 yen 2 weeks to a month Korean materials
The British Library private about 2,000 yen + Copyright Fee 2 weeks to a month
subito private about 1,000 yen 1 week to a month German materials
loan  
Organization Payment Charge Wait period Comment
The British Library private 4,000-7,000 yen about a month
subito private 3,500-5,000 yen about a month German materials
 

Pick up

    • When the articles or books are ready to be picked up, notification will be made by E-mail. Please pick them up as soon as possible.
 
【User Support Section 2021.02.19 Last Updated】