You can order the photocopies of materials such as articles that are not stocked in Tokyo Tech from other libraries.

How to order 

After you confirm on Library Catalog that the material is not available in Tokyo Tech, fill out "Interlibrary Loan Request Form (for ordering articles)" and submit it to the circulation counter. You need to fill out a form for each material. If you wish to order photocopies at public expense, you need to fill in the name of faculty who is responsible for expenses, and the budget code additionally affix his or her seal. You may also order photocopies from other libraries through "Online Request." "Here's more on the procedure about it.

Rough standard for delivery date and charges 

client library days charge
University library in Japan 3 days - 35 - 150 yen / sheet + postage etc.
National Diet Library (NDL) 1 week - 23 - 200 yen / sheet + package charge (200 yen) + postage
BLDSC (British Library) 1 week - (getting treated as individuals)
Other organizations (getting treated as individuals) (getting treated as individuals)

*If you want to pay at private expense, you can order only to university libraries in Japan and National Diet Library.


When the photocopies arrive, we will inform you by e-mail or phone which you filled out on the request form.
Public expense: Please come to the circulation counter.
Private expense: Please come to the circulation counter and pay the fee between 8:45 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.