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Top > What's New > News > Library services at the year-end and New Year

2015-11-27 Library services at the year-end and New Year

Holiday closure

The Tokyo Main Library and the Kansai-kan will be closed from Sunday, December 27, 2015, to Monday, January 4, 2016.

The International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL) will be closed from Monday, December 28, 2015, to Monday, January 4, 2016.
※Researchers' Reading Room of the ILCL will be closed on Sunday, December 27.

Temporary unavailability of NDL-OPAC

NDL-OPAC will be unavailable due to system maintenance from 19:00 Saturday, December 26, 2015 to 18:00 Monday, January 4, 2016 (Japan Time).

During this period, you cannot search or make requests for photoduplication or interlibrary loan via the NDL-OPAC. You also cannot extend the expiry date of your registration.

NDL Search can be used instead to search for materials during this period.

Later date photoduplication for visitors

The deadlines for requesting later date photoduplication to be shipped by the end of this year are shown in the table below.

Please be aware that some requests for large quantities or certain copy methods might not be completed until on or after January 5, 2016. Urgent requests should be made as soon as possible, regardless of the deadlines shown below.

Photocopy type Tokyo Main Library Kansai-kan ILCL
Photocopy Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 19 (Sat.)
Paper copy from microfiches Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 19 (Sat.)
Paper copy from microfilms Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 19 (Sat.)
Printing from microfilm to microfilm Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 19 (Sat.) Dec. 19 (Sat.)
Printing from microfiches to microfiches Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 19 (Sat.) Dec. 19 (Sat.)
Photographic microfilming (negative) Dec. 22 (Tue.) Dec. 19 (Sat.) Dec. 19 (Sat.)
Photographic microfilming and copying on papers Dec. 18 (Fri.) Dec. 15 (Tue.) Dec. 15 (Tue.)
Photographic microfilming (positive) Dec. 18 (Fri.) Dec. 15 (Tue.) Dec. 15 (Tue.)

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