Digital Library Functions Offered by the Tokyo Institute of Technology Library (Overview)
January 05, 2003
To support a sophisticated and comfortable education, research and learning environment and to contribute to society, the Tokyo Institute of Technology Library aims to provide library system services and a structure that enables access to academic information with a focus on the end user.
The Tokyo Institute of Technology Library's global and agile document delivery service (a service in which image data on books and articles is shared between major international university libraries), is now linked with an e-DDS containing general-purpose on-campus images of books and articles to consolidate various processes, from researcher (faculty member, etc.) book requests to browsing and printing of book and article image data.
E-journals and the Research Databases are considered as pillars of Tokyo Tech's research information. These will expanded by sharing expenses across budgets.
Sites beneficial to research and learning activities are provided after rigorous screening.
Various application processes will be digitized and OPAC services will be made available on mobile phone.
Develop and provide (search results and links to actual information) a database of meta data (bibliographic information) related to academic research activities (achievements) disseminated on-campus.
The Tokyo Institute of Technology Library will create and disseminate a proprietary database on unique academic research results, etc., at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Strengthening collaboration with relevant information organizations (collaborative structure for information dissemination)
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