The institute's library allows the perusal of documents and provides various copy services. It is also possible for users in remoter locations to access documents and copy services through the interlibrary loan system. Those not affiliated with any university can request copies directly by post, fax, or e-mail. In addition, collections inquiries by telephone and reference questions submitted by post, fax, or e-mail are also accepted.
Hours of Operation
Closed Stack Requests
- Sundays and holidays
- During the New Year holiday
- During the annual collections inspection period
- 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month
- Summer holiday
Microfilm, Japanese rare books （manuscripts and print editions）, historical documents, printed books, photographic facsimiles, books on local history from across the country, and periodicals. （On Saturdays, historical documents, rare books, special collections, and books on loan to the library can only viewed by prior appointment.）
Electronic photocopying （including photocopying using a reader printer）, positive films （excluding, historical documents）
Historical documents and other such materials are excluded from electronic photocopying.
Overnight lending of printed-out facsimile copies （some books excluded）
Lending for Exhibitions
Lending for exhibitions at libraries, archives, museums, etc.
Accepting and responding to questions and requests for document searches
Photocopying and lending through the interlibrary loan system
Usage in General: +81-50-5533-2926, Information Services Section
Interlibrary Loan （ILL）: +81-50-5533-2926
Historical documents: +81-50-5533-2930
Use in Publications: +81-50-5533-2930