National Diet Library Digitized Material Provision Service
The National Diet Library provides a service whereby material that is difficult to obtain, for such reasons as the item being out of print, is digitized and sent to libraries throughout Japan. (Approx. 1,420,000 items as of January, 2016) Special computer terminals are available in all libraries at Ritsumeikan University that allow users to read and make copies of these materials.
Persons Eligible to Use this Service
Undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty/staff and other members of Ritsumeikan University
Libraries Providing this Service
Hirai Kaichiro Memorial Library
Shugakukan Research Library
Suzaku Research Library
Applying for Usage
Please apply at the reference counter of the respective library.
Reading materials: Free Photocopying materials: ￥20 per black & white page / ￥60 per color page
National Diet Library Digitized Material Provision Service (In Japanese)
Lists of available materials as well as a usage guide are available on the site.