Inter Library Loan (ILL) is a service that allows libraries to provide photocopies of articles and to borrow materials mutually.
You can pick up photocopies and loaned materials from other institutions at the counter of TUFS library.
You can order copies of articles and parts of books to the extent allowed by copyright law.
You can borrow books from other universities’ library.
Please note that periodicals are not available in this service, so use photocopying service instead.
Details of Each Service
How to Use Services
- Step 1.Find libraries
Priority will be given to domestic libraries.
If the article is held in Japan and can be found in CiNii Books, you do not need to specify where to submit the request.
If there are no hits on CiNii Books, please indicate the holding institution in the comment box.
- Step 2.
|Domestic Libraries||National Diet Library|
|Book Loan||Round-trip postage |
(Depends on weight, size and mailing method)
(in-library use only and prohibited from photocopying)
(\35-60 per page ＋ postage）
|\20 or higher per page ＋ Packing＋Postage|
The users will be responsible for the actual cost of the service.
Even if you have any research funds, it depends on the conditions of your request whether you can use the fund.
Please see Budget available for ILL for more information.
It takes a few weeks to receive the materials.
The loan period of the materials is decided by the libraries that own them.
The lending rules of TUFS library are not applied to this service.
Requests for foreign libraries
If the domestic library does not hold the items you need, please check for foreign one before submitting your request.
The application form is the same for both domestic and international applications.